Forbes.com compiled its annual list of America’s Fastest-Growing Cities by ranking the 100 largest metro areas and their surrounding suburbs. For its rankings, they factor in population growth for 2015 and 2016, year-over-year job growth for 2015, the metro’s economic growth rate, unemployment, and median annual pay for college-educated workers in the area.
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The Federal Trade Commission and the National Association of REALTORS® issued a warning to consumers to be mindful of a growing mortgage closing phishing scam that could leave buyers with no down payment.
For more information about this scam, read this ARTICLE.
For the second consecutive week, mortgage rates edged higher. But even with slight increases this week, mortgage rates still are “very attractive for the upcoming spring home-buying season,” Freddie Mac reports.
For details on the rates for specific mortgage types, READ ON…
Real estate data firm RealtyTrac researched the effect that living near a Target or Walmart could have on home prices. For its study, RealtyTrac analyzed home values, appreciation, and property taxes in ZIP codes with a Walmart or a Target.
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