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Demetria C. Lester is a reporter for DS News and MReport magazines with more than eight years' writing experience. She has served as content coordinator and copy editor for the Los Angeles Daily News, the Orange County Register, in addition to 11 other Southern California publications. A former editor-in-chief at Northlake College and staff writer at her alma mater, the University of Texas at Arlington, she has covered events such as the Byron Nelson and Pac-12 Conferences, progressing into her freelance work with the Dallas Wings and D Magazine. Currently located in Dallas, Texas, Lester is a jazz aesthete and loves to read. She can be reached at [email protected]

Buyer Demand Softens as Homes Linger on Market

Although homes are staying on the market longer compared to last year, numbers are still moving faster than pre-pandemic norms. Meanwhile, homebuyers nationwide are pulling back or halting their home searches due to affordability constraints.

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Mobile Home Values Neck-and-Neck with Single-Family Homes

A new study from LendingTree found that mobile homes are much less expensive than single-family homes, offering homebuyers a cheaper alternative in purchasing. However, data revealed that mobile homes appreciated in value almost as quickly as single-family homes nationwide from 2016 to 2021.

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