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  • HomeServices earnings grow 10%, Warren Buffett says Feb. 24th 2020
    Warren Buffet’s annual letter to Berkshire Hathaway shareholders gave a glimpse into the earnings of its HomeServices of America affiliate, the nation’s second-largest real estate brokerage. The post HomeServices earnings grow 10%, Warren Buffett says appeared first on HousingWire.

  • Low mortgage rates drive housing market potential to 2-year high Feb. 24th 2020
    Mark Fleming, First American's chief economist, said housing market potential climbed to the highest level since January 2018. The post Low mortgage rates drive housing market potential to 2-year high appeared first on HousingWire.

  • These are the best places to work in housing Feb. 21st 2020
    Fortune Magazine and Great Place to Work this week announced the winners of its 2020 Best Companies to Work For list, ranking America’s best workplace environments for large companies. And multiple industry titans in the housing space made the list. The post These are the best places to work in housing appeared first on HousingWire.

  • U.S. existing-home sales fall 1.3% in January Feb. 21st 2020
    U.S. existing-home sales fell in January, declining 1.3% from the previous month’s pace, according to the National Association of Realtors. The post U.S. existing-home sales fall 1.3% in January appeared first on HousingWire.

  • Housing Headlines: Redfin expands, launches Redfin Premier Feb. 21st 2020
    Housing Headlines takes a look at the latest news in housing, real estate, fintech and beyond; featuring new product updates, launches, expansions, integrations, announcements and more. The post Housing Headlines: Redfin expands, launches Redfin Premier appeared first on HousingWire.

  • Increasing amount of Americans are getting mortgages before marriage licenses Feb. 21st 2020
    According to the National Association of Realtors, the first-time homebuyer composition is now mirroring the change in marriage rates, too. The post Increasing amount of Americans are getting mortgages before marriage licenses appeared first on HousingWire.

  • California court dismisses a $60 million lawsuit against Zillow Feb. 20th 2020
    A U.S. District Court judge on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit against Zillow alleging damages stemming from the hacking of a listing for a $150 million home. The post California court dismisses a $60 million lawsuit against Zillow appeared first on HousingWire.

  • Want to know if the housing market is healthy? Look at how often people move Feb. 19th 2020
    There are numerous sources for graphs, charts, surveys, calculations and a seemingly infinite number of people and organizations with a stake in the housing market, so it's difficult to cut through the noise and hear the melody. But in her debut column, HousingWire Columnist Mary Frances Coleman shows you how. The post Want to know if the housing market is healthy? Look at how often people move appeared first on HousingWire.

  • Single-family building permits rise to a 12-year high Feb. 19th 2020
    Building permits for single-family homes rose to a 12-year high in January as homebuilders began shifting into high gear amid a property shortage. The post Single-family building permits rise to a 12-year high appeared first on HousingWire.

  • Here are the hardest and easiest places to buy a house Feb. 18th 2020
    At the top of the list sits Cape Coral, Florida. This is an easy place to move to because Florida’s busy real estate season begins in the fall. The post Here are the hardest and easiest places to buy a house appeared first on HousingWire.