Month: January 2014

Price Tags Rise as Homes Get Costlier to Build

By Cal Dockter / January 7, 2014 / Comments Off on Price Tags Rise as Homes Get Costlier to Build

Single-family home construction costs are at the highest levels since 1998, according to a new report by the National Association of Home Builders. Costs were significantly higher in 2013 when compared to 2011 average construction costs—$246,453 in 2013 versus $184,125 […]

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Banks Aim to Clear Foreclosure Backlogs

By Nancy Dockter / January 6, 2014 / Comments Off on Banks Aim to Clear Foreclosure Backlogs

Banks are trying to capitalize on rising home prices by selling seized homes more quickly. States with some of the largest backlogs of foreclosures are seeing an upswing in properties that are moving to auction for quicker sales since last […]

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