March Was The Hottest Month In U.S. Housing History

March was a record-breaking month for the housing market, with the worsening imbalance between supply and demand pushing median home prices and buyer offers to new highs. The national median home price rose 17 percent year over ...
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Mortgage Credit Opening Up To More Borrowers

Mortgage credit availability increased in March, opening the mortgage market up to more borrowers. This was driven by an improving economy and job market recovery.The mortgage market is opening up and mortgage credit availability increased ...
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Easter 2021 activities in NY

While some Easter egg hunts and photos with the Easter Bunny have been cancelled (again) because of Covid-19, some are happening! Manhattan NYC Virtual Easter Parade The city's festive annual Easter Parade will be virtual ...
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New York City reaching new selling highs ahead of spring homebuying season.

A new report shows that New York City is getting a head start on the spring home shopping season. According to StreetEasy.com, the number of homes going into contract in February in New York City ...
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U.S. mortgage rates continue to rise

U.S. mortgage rates rose again slightly this week, according to Freddie Mac. The 30-year fixed mortgage rate averaged 3.05% for the week ending March 11 — up from 3.02% last week. Over a month ago, ...
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Preparing to Sell Your Home? How to make your home more attractive to potential buyers.

Preparing to sell your home is a big task. And even if it’s a seller’s market and homes are flying off the shelves, this doesn’t mean yours is guaranteed a quick sale. To ensure your ...
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New York City Residential Sales Jump 40 Percent in Late 2020

Setting up a citywide real estate recovery in 2021 The Real Estate Board of New York is reporting this week that New York City's total residential sales volume and total residential transactions increased significantly in ...
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Home mortgage applications fall as rates, prices rise.

 Applications for home loans fell again as mortgage rates and average loan size continued to grow. An index tracking applications to purchase homes dropped 6 percent, seasonally adjusted, last week compared to the week prior, ...
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11 Things To Do On Valentine’s Day

 Valentine’s Day is this Sunday. However, many New Yorkers will still opt to stay home, eat outdoors, curl up on the couch with a cocktail, or just hang out under the covers. It also marks ...
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