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5 DIY Tips to Help Increase the Value of Your Home

With so many other houses for sale on the market today and fees for selling the house on the rise, fixing up the house the right way can go a long way in getting the highest possible offers. Regardless of… Read More »

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Why Buying a Foreclosure is a Smart Move

Foreclosures get a bad rap, as if there’s something foreboding waiting to descend on the next homeowner. But that’s not the case; they’re just the product of a difficult financial situation. Some foreclosed homes are modern, attractive, and move-in ready,… Read More »

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First Team Real Estate Agents Facilitate Record-High Luxury Sale in Southern California

2017 has been a year of extraordinary growth for First Team Real Estate, the independent real estate brokerage that’s facilitated several of Southern California’s most noteworthy luxury residential transactions this year–the latest of which closed in Yorba Linda earlier this… Read More »

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America’s Zombie Zips

Out of the 342,034 U.S. residential properties in the foreclosure process, 14,312 of them are vacant “zombies”, accounting for 4.18 percent.  While the number of vacant foreclosures has plummeted over the last few years, there are still 40 zip codes… Read More »

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Number of Equity Rich U.S. Properties Increases to 14 Million in Q2 2017 — One in Four U.S. Properties With a Mortgage

Highest Share of Equity Rich in San Jose, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Honolulu, Portland; 5.4 Million Seriously Underwater Properties in Q2 2017, Down 1.2 Million From a Year Ago; IRVINE, Calif. — Aug. 17, 2017 — ATTOM Data Solutions, curator… Read More »

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The Best Grocery Store for Homebuyers & Investors

A new ATTOM Data Solutions analysis shows that prospective homebuyers are better off buying near a Trader Joe’s than a Whole Foods or an ALDI — although homes near Whole Foods have seen home price appreciation more closely on par… Read More »

Trump Housing Bump: Built to Last or Purely Bombast?

The following is an excerpt from an article that first appeared in the July 2017 Housing News Report, an award-winning monthly newsletter published by ATTOM Data Solutions. Nearly six months into the tumultuous presidency of Donald J. Trump, an already… Read More »

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U.S. Home Sellers Realized Average Price Gain of $51,000 in Second Quarter of 2017, Highest in 10 Years

Average Homeownership Tenure Increases to New Record High of 8.05 Years; Cash Sales Share of Home Sales Increases Annually For First Time in Four Years; Institutional Investor Share of Sales Up in Memphis, Charlotte, Nashville, Baltimore, Raleigh IRVINE, Calif. –… Read More »

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424,800 U.S. Properties with Foreclosure Filings in First Six Months of 2017, Down 20 Percent from Year Ago

DC Foreclosure Activity Increases 60 Percent From Year Ago, Bucking U.S. Trend; Foreclosure Activity Up in 13 Percent of Metros Including Houston, OKC, Hartford: Q2 Foreclosure Activity Below Pre-Recession Levels in 49 Percent of Metros IRVINE, Calif. – July 20,… Read More »

2017 Neighborhood Housing Index Heat Map

More than 5,000 neighborhoods nationwide are rated based on seven factors impacting quality of life and local housing market strength — school, crime, affordability, home price appreciation, property taxes, environmental hazards and unemployment — in this new 2017 Neighborhood Housing… Read More »

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