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August 2018

8 / 30Top Cities for Young Professionals to Call Home: Austin is #6
8 / 28Another Towering Hotel Pegged for Downtown Austin; 200-Plus Rooms
8 / 24Army Debuts its High-Tech Futures Command Center in Austin
8 / 24Inventory Drought Pushes New-Home Sales to 9-Month Low
8 / 22Existing-Home Sales Reach Slowest Pace in 2 Years
8 / 20New Zealand Bans Foreigners From Buying Homes
8 / 15Austin City Council Approves Deal for an MLS stadium
8 / 10Dip in Rates Provides ‘Stability’ for Home Sales
8 / 3Hike in Mortgage Rates Erases Affordability Relief
8 / 1CodeNext Appears All but Dead

July 2018

7 / 31Here’s What Buyers of Newly Constructed Homes Want
7 / 24Migration Patterns Emerge as Buyers Cross State Lines
7 / 23Homebuilding Dips to 9-Month Low
7 / 18What Does a Successful Buyer Look Like?
7 / 163 Easy Ways to Transform a Yard Into an Outdoor Oasis
7 / 13Mortgage Rates Continue to Slide This Week
7 / 113 Vintage Kitchen Designs Making a Comeback
7 / 9Why Buying a Home Is Becoming More Urgent
7 / 6Family Becomes First Occupants in 3D-Printed Home
7 / 4Mortgage applications fall, as refinancing hits 20-year low

June 2018

6 / 27Loan Apps Drop Sharply as Buyers Get Jittery
6 / 254 Outdoor Projects That Offer the Most Paybacks
6 / 20Loan Demand Ticks Up as Borrowers Look to Lock in Rates
6 / 12How Trump’s lumber tariffs may have helped increase home prices
6 / 7Mortgage Rates Fall to 7-Week Low, as Buyers Catch a Break

May 2018

5 / 30Drop in Rates Still Doesn’t Budge Loan Demand
5 / 297 Markets Where Prices Are Actually Easing
5 / 24Judge Evicts 30-Year-Old From Parents’ Home
5 / 11Mortgage Rates Barely Stirred This Week
5 / 9Homes Are Fetching More Than Asking Price
5 / 8Calif. Takes Up Solar Mandate for New Homes
5 / 4After April Hikes, Mortgage Rates Slide in May
5 / 2Fed Decides to Leave Rates Alone—For Now

April 2018

4 / 20Mortgage Rates Jump to 4-Year High
4 / 193 Steps for Unmarried Couples Looking to Buy
4 / 13Another Week of Mostly Flat Mortgage Rates
4 / 11Loan Demand Falls Thanks to Higher Rates
4 / 9Mortgage Payments Up 13% This Year
4 / 6Mortgage Rates Ease This Week
4 / 5Are Prepaid Property Taxes Deductible?
4 / 2Spring Buyers Want This Type of House

March 2018

3 / 28Loan Activity Gets a Boost, Despite Rising Rates
3 / 21Loan Demand Stalls After 2018's First Rate Drop
3 / 153 Floor Plan Fads You’ll See More Often
3 / 133-D Printed Homes Are Becoming a Reality
3 / 8Home Flipping Flies to 11-Year High
3 / 3Mortgage Rates Just Got Higher Again

February 2018

2 / 28Mortgage Applications Finally Edge Up Again
2 / 268 Hot Markets for Millennials, Gen X, Boomers
2 / 21Higher Rates Offset Loan Demand
2 / 20Home Maintenance Can Cost Up to $2K a Year
2 / 16Climbing Mortgage Rates Reach 4-Year High
2 / 14Is Market Volatility Giving Buyers Cold Feet?
2 / 135% Mortgage Rates Aren’t Scaring Buyers
2 / 7Could the Inventory Crunch Worsen?
2 / 1Fed Leaves Rates Alone, But Hikes Coming

January 2018

1 / 30Will Land Prices Keep Booming in 2018?
1 / 29Where Millennials Are Choosing to Call Home
1 / 26Mortgage Rates Continue to Inch Upwards
1 / 253 Design Tips to Enhance a Home’s Good Vibes
1 / 24Home Buyers in a Rush to Beat Higher Rates
1 / 22Pros and Cons of Having Amazon HQ2 in Town
1 / 18Study: Top 10 Most Trusted Builders
1 / 17Loan Demand Jumps Over Fears?
1 / 16The 7 Best Cities for Bargain Hunters
1 / 12Mortgage Rates Rise Across the Board
1 / 8UT Dell Medical School to lead charge in $15.5 million replacement of Austin State Ho
1 / 8Luxury Sales Slow, High-End Inventory Grows
1 / 4Experts: 2018 Mortgage Rates to Surpass 4.5%
1 / 3Why Is Everyone Moving to Idaho?