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Feb 26, 2013, 14:31 ET

Younger Buyers Flocking to the Housing Market |

It seems like realtors are finally getting their wish, as younger Americans are starting to dip their toes into the housing market.  It has...

Jan 24, 2013, 16:07 ET

New FHA Mortgage Requirements Will Reduce Default Rates

Critics of FHA backed loans claim that the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) is producing delinquencies that will in the long run lead to...

Jan 07, 2013, 11:16 ET Top 5 Places To Live In 2013

So you've decided it's time for a change of scenery, and you're ready to move to a new town with new opportunities -- but you haven't decided where...

Jan 03, 2013, 14:59 ET

How Does Unemployment Affect the Real Estate Market?

Even if you've got a job, there are plenty of Americans who don't.  As of December 2012, the U.S. unemployment rate sat at 7.7% -- which means...

Dec 31, 2012, 07:07 ET

2012's Most Surprising Real Estate Markets

Thanks to slow sales, record-low mortgage rates, and too many foreclosures, 2012 certainly hasn't been a "typical" year when it comes to real...

Dec 25, 2012, 09:00 ET

Picking the Right Lender in 3 Steps

When you search through RealtyPin's Mortgage Center, you'll be amazed at all of the loan options that pop up.  But you can't just pick a...

Dec 24, 2012, 05:25 ET

3 Reasons to House-Hunt Over the Holidays

3 Reasons to House-Hunt Over the Holidays A recent article over on discussed all of the great reasons to put your home for sale...

Dec 21, 2012, 14:13 ET

The 4 Biggest Home Décor Mistakes

The experts over at Realtypin have all kinds of home renovation and décor advice so that your house can look like something out of a magazine....

Dec 17, 2012, 16:57 ET

Holiday Decorating Tips

Holiday Decorating Tips for Home Sellers According to an article on, it's easy to go overboard with holiday decorations when you're...

Dec 14, 2012, 15:22 ET

Today's Most Common Mortgage Refinance Mistakes

Thanks to mortgage rates that seem to dip lower and lower by the day, you're probably tempted to refinance.  Luckily, with just a few clicks...

Dec 13, 2012, 15:08 ET
With more and more 20-somethings opting to rent instead of buy, more and more Baby Boomers are opting to make changes to their homes - instead of testing the market and putting their homes  for sale on  (PRNewsFoto/RealtyPin)

The Best Home Renovations for Baby Boomers

With more and more 20-somethings opting to rent instead of buy, more and more Baby Boomers are opting to make changes to their homes –...

Dec 12, 2012, 20:13 ET

What Are Today's Home Buyers Looking For?

You've probably heard that home prices are starting to rise around the country and that more houses are starting to go up for sale. In fact,...

Dec 11, 2012, 17:41 ET

Buying a home - What Do Today's Sellers Want? |

For years, the U.S. housing market has been the epitome of a buyers' market. Sellers were desperate to get rid of their homes for sale – even...

Dec 04, 2012, 16:49 ET
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The Top 7 Mortgage Tips for the Self-Employed

It's no secret that mortgage lenders are requiring more information from potential borrowers than they did prior to the 2008 financial meltdown....

Dec 03, 2012, 08:00 ET
Black Friday Led to Higher Mortgage Rates.  (PRNewsFoto/RealtyPin) on mortgages : Black Friday Led to Higher Home Loan Rates

So you're planning on buying a new home, but you're going to wait until the New Year to do so? In the meantime, you noticed one of the...

Dec 03, 2012, 08:00 ET
Philadelphia Home Sales Hit a 3-Year High.  (PRNewsFoto/RealtyPin)'s real estate focus on Philadelphia: Home Sales Hit a 3-Year High

There are a few things that every American should know about Philadelphia: - It's a city that's chock full of history -- specifically,...

Nov 30, 2012, 13:45 ET

Home Buyers - How Can You Get the Best Bang For Your Buck?

In most real estate markets, there are far more homes for sale than there are buyers -- meaning buyers are in control. So, how can you make sure...

Nov 27, 2012, 14:53 ET
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House Hunting in Seattle

With all of its water and hilly terrain, Seattle is a beautiful place to live (in fact, thanks to the Growth Management Act, only so much of that...

Nov 26, 2012, 17:56 ET

The Top 5 Mistakes Buyers Make

So you're ready to meet the challenge of buying a new home? With some common-sense planning, you can avoid these 5 common buyer mistakes and steer...

Nov 26, 2012, 11:03 ET
Housing market predictions for 2013.  (PRNewsFoto/RealtyPin)

Predictions for the 2013 housing market

Odds are you didn't sit around your Thanksgiving table last year and predict that we'd end 2012 with mortgage rates hovering around 3.3%, or with...

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