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  • Knock Home Swap solution enters the Florida market Oct. 20th 2020
    Knock Home Swap has expanded into Orlando, Florida and Tampa, Florida, its inaugural markets in the Sunshine State. The post Knock Home Swap solution enters the Florida market appeared first on HousingWire.

  • Builder confidence breaks previous 35-year record high Oct. 19th 2020
    The Housing Market Index recorded by NAHB and Wells Fargo rose to 85 in October – the highest score the series has ever recorded and the second month in its history the score broke 80. The post Builder confidence breaks previous 35-year record high appeared first on HousingWire.

  • Homes in high-risk wildfire areas are more affordable Oct. 16th 2020
    Wildfires continue to rip through the west coast, but that hasn't stopped homebuyers from purchasing in high-risk areas, a new Redfin report explains. The post Homes in high-risk wildfire areas are more affordable appeared first on HousingWire.

  • StreetEasy launches New York City home valuation tool Oct. 15th 2020
    StreetEasy, a real estate platform for buying, selling, and renting homes across New York City and New Jersey, has launched StreetEasy Valuation. The post StreetEasy launches New York City home valuation tool appeared first on HousingWire.

  • OJO Labs acquires personal finance platform Digs Oct. 15th 2020
    OJO Labs announced its first foray into fintech on Thursday with its acquisition of Digs, a personal finance platform. Digs is an FDIC-insured platform that helps consumers set and track savings goals, learn about the buying process, and understand credit. The post OJO Labs acquires personal finance platform Digs appeared first on HousingWire.

  • Local Intel: Housing news across U.S. communities Oct. 14th 2020
    Local intel takes a look at how specific housing markets across the U.S. are performing and what is unique to the housing and mortgage space in those areas. The post Local Intel: Housing news across U.S. communities appeared first on HousingWire.

  • Luxury home sales rise 41.5%, making biggest jump since 2013 Oct. 13th 2020
    “The luxury housing market normally takes a hit during recessions as wealthy Americans tighten their purse strings, but this isn’t a normal recession,” Redfin Chief Economist Daryl Fairweather said in the report. The post Luxury home sales rise 41.5%, making biggest jump since 2013 appeared first on HousingWire.

  • Home prices rose by record numbers last week Oct. 09th 2020
    In October, median home sale prices have made the largest increase on record – 15% year over year. The previous largest increase was in Sept. 2005. The post Home prices rose by record numbers last week appeared first on HousingWire.

  • Biden’s first-time homebuyer tax credit in the age of COVID-19 Oct. 05th 2020
    When former Vice President Joe Biden first proposed his $15,000 first-time homebuyer tax credit in February, there were no U.S. deaths from COVID-19. The post Biden’s first-time homebuyer tax credit in the age of COVID-19 appeared first on HousingWire.

  • Hamptons home sales begin cooling after summer’s frenetic pace Oct. 02nd 2020
    Home sales in the Hamptons, the ritzy New York getaway for Wall Street titans and Hollywood celebrities, showed signs of cooling in September after a pandemic-induced boom during the summer months. The post Hamptons home sales begin cooling after summer’s frenetic pace appeared first on HousingWire.