Monthly Archives: May 2013

Highest Priced Listing in U.S.: $190M Conn. Estate

An estate in Greenwich, Conn., belonging to timber mogul John Rudey was recently listed for sale at $190 million, making it the highest priced listing for a private residence in the United States. It amounts to a whopping $14,054 per … Continue reading

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Vacation Home Market Heating Up

As consumer confidence, the economy, and job market all make gains, more Americans are feeling like they have money to spend on second residences and summer homes. Low interest rates are still a big draw.  Vacation home sales increased 10 … Continue reading

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Home Prices Surge by Double-Digit Rates

Home values are in the rise, increasing by the largest year-over-year amount since March 2006, according to the latest data from CoreLogic’s housing report. Home prices, including distressed sales, rose 10.5 percent in March year-over-year. It marked the 13th consecutive … Continue reading

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More Americans Optimistic About Housing Recovery

More than half of Americans — 51 percent — now say they expect home prices to increase within the next year, according to a survey by mortgage giant Fannie Mae of about 1,000 Americans’ attitudes toward housing. “For the first … Continue reading

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Home prices rise nationwide in February

  Data through February 2013, released by S&P Dow Jones Indices for its S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices, showed average home prices increased 8.6 percent and 9.3 percent for the 10- and 20-City Composites in the 12 months ending in February … Continue reading

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