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More and More Homeowners Achieve 'Equity Rich' Status

A growing percentage of homeowners owe less than half of their homes total value, according to recent analysis.

August 11, 2021 - Cincinnati Business Courier

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More Cash for Lawns in Vegas

Las Vegas home and business owners can now receive $3 for every square foot of lawn they replace with less water-intensive landscaping.

June 4, 2018 - Las Vegas Review Journal

Old houses with large porch and colorful siding

Start Up Will Buy Your House and Let You Live There for the Rest of Your Life

A new service targeted at seniors buys homes, but lets the previous owner stay.

June 3, 2018 - Slate

Old houses with large porch and colorful siding

Rising Tuition and Student Debt Keeping Young People from Buying Homes

Millennials have lower rates of home ownership, and higher tuitions are partly to blame.

July 24, 2017 - Bloomberg

McMansion

Housing Assistance for the Rich

The federal government forgoes around $90 billion a year in revenue for the home interest rate deduction, and the biggest beneficiaries are millionaires.

April 26, 2017 - Greater Greater Washington

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Missing Out on Low Interest Rates

Wall Street Journal piece says loan regulations hurt home buyers with imperfect credit.

December 8, 2016 - The Wall Street Jounal

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