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Will the ‘Seller’s Strike’ End, or Will Homeowners Give In?

As Americans hold tightly to their low mortgage rates, more than 90% of homeowners remain financially disincentivized from selling their homes, as it would cost more to borrow the same amount of money they owe on their current mortgage. A new study from First American dives into the situation.

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New Listings Up, Pending Sales Reach Highest Level in a Year

Homebuyers backed out of deals at the highest rate on record in October, driving more home sellers to lower their prices and offer concessions to entice home shoppers. A new Redfin report revealed that a spike in new listings drove pending home sales to their highest level in a year.

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Home Sellers Drawing in Buyers With Concessions

As homebuyer demand cools as a result of October mortgage rates hitting their highest level in over two decades, a new Redfin report showed that the share of home sellers offering concessions to attract more buyers is increasing, as some experts say house hunters are "pickier than ever before."

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Nearly Half of All Americans Believe Now is a Bad Time to Buy

While about a third of Americans believe they’ll never be able to afford their dream home, a new survey from Bankrate revealed that almost 50% of respondents suggest that now isn't the best time to buy a home based on current market conditions. Click through to explore the latest on homebuyer sentiment.

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Midwest Markets Gaining More Popularity

Potential homebuyers are looking at areas with affordable home prices and lowered housing costs, according to a new WSJ/Realtor.com report, which showed the Midwest is emerging as a new option for home shoppers despite facing low inventory and a quick market pace.

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Austin’s Housing Fortunes Flip

Once known for its speed and red-hot market, Austin, Texas, is now one of the slowest housing markets in the U.S. A new Redfin report examines the factors in play.

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