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Alaska’s Matanuska Valley: Housing Market’s in a Slump, But Don’t Lose Hope

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Living in the Matanuska Susitna Valley, located in southcentral Alaska, has long been a dream for some people. Even though the city of Wasilla has a sales tax and your next door neighbor could rival Jed Clampett for “Redneck of the Year”, people still want to live here. It

Alice Griffith Housing Redevelopment Project

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Currently in the Bay View District of San Francisco, the Candlestick Point-Hunters Point Shipyard is pending approval for redevelopment and revitalization. This includes the 256-unit Alice Griffith housing development known as Double Rock. The Bay View District is not one of the safest neighborhoods with its high crime rate

America’s Housing Crisis, It’s More Than Just a House for Auction

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We all have read the articles and seen the tv news detailing America’s housing crisis and the impact that is being felt everywhere these days. But I had a realization today of just how real this housing crisis is for American’s. America’s Housing Crisis – It’s Everywhere There is

Comparing the Atlanta Housing Market to the National Average

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Recently the United States Census Bureau released figured with respect to new home sales. In the report, the Census Bureau states that the average price for new home sales in the US is in the area of $250,000. Understanding that this is an average of all new US home

My Experiences with the Housing Market As a Buyer and a Real Estate Professional

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Is the housing market in the toilet? Yes it is, for some people and for others, there’s a rainbow at the end of the tunnel. You just have to be brave enough to walk the path. I remember a time when a 3 bedroom, 2 baths Cape Cod sold

How the Broken Housing Market Can Fix Your Debt

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  Step One: Find a House Worth Viewing Go to real estate websites that sell property in your area, such as Prudential Preferred Realty, Remax Realty, and Century 21. Type in your zip code and search for listings in your area; be sure to use the filter options in

How to Fix the Housing Market

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The economy is in such upheaval that no one seems to know where to turn. Everyone has their own thoughts and opinions, but which one is the right one and why? There is no way to know for sure how to get out of this mess, but the old

My Experience with the Housing Market Crash

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Remember the good old days? No I’m not talking about the 1950s. I’m talking about when a house was worth what you paid for it. I’m talking about when you had a job and could pay your mortgage. I am about to relate to you my personal experience with

Five Questions About the Current Housing Market

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In the past few years the real estate market has proven that it is not as safe and reliable as it once was thought. The average price for a home almost doubled from January 2000 to mid-2006 (According to the First American Loan Performance Index). Since 2006 house prices

How to Play it Safe in Today’s Housing Market and Save Money

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While the housing market has shown some signs of starting to recover and gain momentum, foreclosure signs are much more common and for sale signs that stay in yards for months are commonplace. While some homeowners may not have any choice but to sell, many homeowners may simply try