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It is one of the worst times in recent history to be shopping for a new car. The market is locked up and prices are high. We have tips to help you navigate the market.

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Less Love for Waterfront? Buyers Aren’t Paying the Same Premium

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The premium for living on the water isn’t as high it used to be. Homes along the water sold for a 36 percent premium in the first quarter of 2018, according to a new analysis from online real estate company Zillow. Zillow said the extra cost for waterfront living is at its lowest level since the…

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Home Flipping Rate Matches Six-Year High

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House flipping has matched a six year high, with 48,457 U.S. single family homes and condos being flipped in the first quarter of 2018, according to property database curator ATTOM Data Solutions. ATTOM Data Solutions publishes a Home Flipping Report. The latest release shows that house flipping actually declined a bit in Q1 — down…

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Strong Demand Pushes Up New York City Rents, According to StreetEasy

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If you live anywhere other than New York City and think you pay a lot in rent, read on. This story may actually make you feel better. Ahead of peak rental season, apartment shoppers can expect to see slightly higher rent prices than last year, particularly in areas with lower-priced homes, according to New York City…

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Home Values Rise at Fastest Pace in 12 Years, According to Zillow

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National median home values are rising at their fastest pace in 12 years, according to the April Zillow Real Estate Market Report. Over the past year, home values across the country rose 8.7 percent to a median value of $215,600. Home values have not appreciated this quickly since June 2006, right before the housing bubble bust, when they were…

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