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Is It Finally Time to Buy a House?

According to the most recent data, foreclosure activity in the U.S. is at its lowest level since July 2006.0Sun, 19 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMTAccording to the most recent data, foreclosure activity in the U.S. is at its lowest level since July 2006.
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Palm Beach County Foreclosures Hold Steady, RealtyTrac Finds

Not much movement on Palm Beach County’s foreclosure front in September, according to the latest mortgage default report from RealtyTrac.0Thu, 16 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMTNot much movement on Palm Beach County’s foreclosure front in September, according to the latest mortgage default report from RealtyTrac.
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Broward, Palm Beach County Housing Markets Treading Water

In terms of overall housing health, Broward and Palm Beach counties both stand about where they did two years ago, according to a report Tuesday from RealtyTrac Inc.0Tue, 14 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMTIn terms of overall housing health, Broward and Palm Beach counties both stand about where they did two years ago, according to a report Tuesday from RealtyTrac Inc.
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Homeowners Are Tapping Into Equity Again

With home prices rising in recent years, some Sacramento homeowners are again using equity to raise cash.0Thu, 09 Oct 2014 07:00:00 GMTWith home prices rising in recent years, some Sacramento homeowners are again using equity to raise cash.
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Here Are 8 States Where Homebuyers Are Getting 50 Percent Off On Foreclosed Homes

Homes in some stage of foreclosure made up 13.5% of all property sales in August, according to RealtyTrac's latest foreclosure report. 0Fri, 26 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMTHomes in some stage of foreclosure made up 13.5% of all property sales in August, according to RealtyTrac's latest foreclosure report.
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Mobile Millenial Market Key to Housing Recovery

Millennials are moving to places with more opportunities to find jobs, according to RealtyTrac.0Thu, 18 Sep 2014 07:00:00 GMTRealtyTrac has analyzed U.S. Census Bureau population data between 2007 and 2013 in more than 1,800 counties nationwide to discover which markets are seeing the biggest shifts in both baby boomer and millennial populations, overlaying that data with information on median prices, price appreciation and rental rates to create a heat map of their migration patterns.
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Fewer foreclosures Filed in South Florida

New foreclosure filings continue to decline across South Florida.0Thu, 14 Aug 2014 07:00:00 GMTNew foreclosure filings continue to decline across South Florida.
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New Tools to Power Up Your House Hunt

If you think real estate is merely about buying and selling houses, you haven't been paying attention.0Mon, 14 Jul 2014 07:00:00 GMTIf you think real estate is merely about buying and selling houses, you haven't been paying attention. The industry is engaged in an endless, competitive frenzy of developing apps and website features intended to get you across the threshold of your dream home — or at the very least, to help put you inside the car of your friendly neighborhood real estate agent.
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Why Median Home Prices Are Rising

RealtyTrac’s numbers out today, which include foreclosures sales not covered by the NAR report, have median prices up 13% year-over-year.0Tue, 24 Jun 2014 07:00:00 GMTRealtyTrac’s numbers out today, which include foreclosures sales not covered by the NAR report, have median prices up 13% year-over-year.
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Fewer Distressed Homes For Sale, More High End Homes Selling

Research firm RealtyTrac today released its home sales report for May. 0Tue, 24 Jun 2014 07:00:00 GMTResearch firm RealtyTrac today released its home sales report for May.
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RealtyTrac Trots Out its First Mobile Apps

Listing portal and data aggregator RealtyTrac has unveiled its first mobile apps, making it easier to tap into RealtyTrac’s comprehensive database of U.S. properties on the go.0Tue, 17 Jun 2014 07:00:00 GMTListing portal and data aggregator RealtyTrac has unveiled its first mobile apps, making it easier to tap into RealtyTrac’s comprehensive database of U.S. properties on the go.
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RealtyTrac Reveals Top 10 Beach Housing Markets

What’s the best housing market for the beach-life? Hobe Sound, Fla., according to a new report by RealtyTrac, which tracked the top beach town housing markets based on home values for single-family homes and condos, weather, air quality, and crime ra0Mon, 02 Jun 2014 07:00:00 GMTWhat’s the best housing market for the beach-life? Hobe Sound, Fla., according to a new report by RealtyTrac, which tracked the top beach town housing markets based on home values for single-family homes and condos, weather, air quality, and crime rates.
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RealtyTrac Hires Another LPS Vet to Grow New Property Tax Records Business

Jeff Mattice to help company license property-level data set for 125 million parcels nationwide0Tue, 27 May 2014 07:00:00 GMTJeff Mattice to help company license property-level data set for 125 million parcels nationwide
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6 Housing Trends That May Surprise You

As home sales continue to struggle, what’s clear is that the challenging start to the year wasn’t all due to the cold weather.0Tue, 13 May 2014 07:00:00 GMTAs home sales continue to struggle, what’s clear is that the challenging start to the year wasn’t all due to the cold weather.
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Nearly Half of All Home Sales All-Cash Deals

Want to buy a home? Better be carrying lots of cash.0Thu, 08 May 2014 07:00:00 GMTWant to buy a home? Better be carrying lots of cash. All-cash deals hit a record 43% of home sales during the first three months of 2014, according to RealtyTrac. That's up from 19% a year earlier and the highest level reported since RealtyTrac began tracking the deals in early 2011.
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Cash U.S. Home Purchases Surging as Rates Rise: Mortgages

Greg Leffel, an investor in Columbus, Ohio, said he relishes cash deals as much as he dislikes home loans. He has spent $150,000 buying and renovating 10 foreclosed houses in the past two years and turned them into rentals.0Thu, 08 May 2014 07:00:00 GMTGreg Leffel, an investor in Columbus, Ohio, said he relishes cash deals as much as he dislikes home loans. He has spent $150,000 buying and renovating 10 foreclosed houses in the past two years and turned them into rentals.
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House Flipping Becomes More Profitable

If you’ve been dreaming of fixing up a home and unloading it for a tidy profit, now may be the time to do it.0Thu, 01 May 2014 07:00:00 GMTIf you’ve been dreaming of fixing up a home and unloading it for a tidy profit, now may be the time to do it.
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Working with Chinese Buyers: An Agent Perspective

RealtyTrac staff writer Octavio Nuiry recently interviewed Sheril Liu, a real estate agent with RE/MAX Premier Realty in Irvine, Calif., about her experience dealing with the growing trend of Chinese buyers.0Tue, 15 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMTRealtyTrac staff writer Octavio Nuiry recently interviewed Sheril Liu, a real estate agent with RE/MAX Premier Realty in Irvine, Calif., about her experience dealing with the growing trend of Chinese buyers.
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RealtyTrac Adds Darcy Patch as VP of Marketing and Operations

Darcy Patch has joined RealtyTrac as vice president of marketing and operations for the RealtyTrac Network, the company’s broker network. Patch brings more than 20 years of marketing and industry experience to RealtyTrac.0Tue, 01 Apr 2014 07:00:00 GMTDarcy Patch has joined RealtyTrac as vice president of marketing and operations for the RealtyTrac Network, the company’s broker network. Patch brings more than 20 years of marketing and industry experience to RealtyTrac. In this role, Patch will oversee the daily operations of the network and work to enhance the network’s services to its current members. She will also work to establish a strategic marketing plan to target prospective brokerages for network membership. “Darcy’s extensive experience in both real estate and data and analytics make her an invaluable addition to RealtyTrac and the RealtyTrac Network team,” said Jamie Moyle, RealtyTrac CEO. “Her st
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RealtyTrac Launches Expanded RE Database

An expansion of data available from RealtyTrac will provide credit unions with a rich new source of information about the properties members finance with mortgages or home equity loans.0Mon, 31 Mar 2014 07:00:00 GMTAn expansion of data available from RealtyTrac will provide credit unions with a rich new source of information about the properties members finance with mortgages or home equity loans. Long an established source of information about financially distressed and foreclosed properties, the firm announced last week that it will also offer information about a property's tax, deed and other records. “For nearly 20 years, RealtyTrac has been a market leader in B2B and B2C applications for comprehensive real estate data, and we are excited to expand our data footprint and continue our mission of bringing more data to more people,” said Jamie Moyle, CEO at RealtyTrac wh
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