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House-buying Power Up—But Not for Long

Real house prices—which account for “house-buying power” and affordability—dropped 1.3 percent in June, but are still up nearly 10 percent since this time last year. What will the rest of the year look like for the market?

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Flip or Flop? Top 5 Cities With Investment Potential

Becoming a house-flipping expert takes more than just binge watching episodes of HGTV’s “Flip or Flop.” The glamor of television makes flipping houses look like a fun project guaranteed to fill pockets. However, that’s not always the case.

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Where are Home Prices Rising Most?

U.S. home prices made quite a jump over the last year, according to recent data. However, the price increases are highly dependent on geography, with some regions experiencing minimal upticks—or even declines—and others seeing more significant jumps in recent years. So where are prices rising most? And which regions offer the more stable housing costs?

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Tight Supply Sends Prices Up 12 Percent

New data shows that real home prices have risen almost 12 percent over the year. Though wages have risen, increasing mortgage rates and tight supply continue to hurt overall affordability. Jacksonville, Florida, came in as the least affordable metro in the nation.

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