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The oldest and youngest counties in the country — and how age influences home prices

The nation’s 100 most populated counties vary greatly in median age. And according to a new analysis, that age may influence local home prices, too.

Selling your home? Redfin might want to buy it

Having a hard time selling your home? You might want to try Redfin. The online real estate brokerage is getting into the buying game with its latest Redfin Now service.

Looking for a luxury home? 23 cities become million-dollar housing markets

Buyers looking for a luxury home might be in luck. According to new data, the country will gain 23 more million-dollar housing markets by the end of next year.

Marketing a home to Millennials: which room is most important?

Want to sell your home to Millennials? Then you might want to upgrade the kitchen. According to a new survey, it’s the most important room in the house.

Home flipping for cash? These cities hold the most potential

Itching to get in on that fixer-upper trend? Then get ready to head to the Midwest. According to new rankings, that’s where most of the nations’ top home flipping markets lie.

Despite rising house prices and mortgage rates, home buying power’s still strong

Actual house prices might be rising, but according to new data, home buying power is still pretty high. In fact, according to the Real House Price Index from First American, U.S. home buying power is actually up over seven years ago.

Up and coming real estate personal assistant offers Siri-like experience

Want to know how much utility bills on that house you’re eyeing will be? Not sure what to offer or what a home is worth? Thanks to a new real estate personal assistant, you’ll soon be able to ask your phone or smart speaker for just such information.

This state has the highest home maintenance costs

Don’t want to spend all your cash on boring home maintenance costs? Then avoid buying a house in New Jersey. According to a new analysis, the state boasts the highest home maintenance expenses in the entire nation.

Tired of the rent race? Here’s where buying a house is more affordable

Though home prices are rising in much of the country, there are still places renters can save serious cash by buying a house. The city that boasts the most savings? According to new data, that’d be Clayton, Georgia.

Thinking of renovating? Focus on these high-ROI renovation projects

Considering a little remodel? If you want the most bang for your buck, you may want to focus on the kitchen and bathroom only. According to new data, that’s where the home’s highest-ROI renovation projects lie.

What will homes look like in 2036? A new study tells us

The future of single-family Single-family homes are getting bigger. And according to a new study, by 2036, they’ll run 3,000 square feet each, on average — a full 1,000 more than the average 1999 home.  Homes of tomorrow Porch.com recently analyzed housing trends to predict what homes might look like down the line. And what they […]

Attention, landlords: These college towns offer the biggest ROI

Considering becoming a landlord? Then you might want to head to Texas. According to a new analysis, the Lone Star State is home to six of the nation’s 20 highest-yielding college towns.

Where homebuying is hardest: The nation’s most competitive housing markets

Hoping to buy a home on the West Coast? Then you might have a hard go of it. According to a new analysis, the region is home to all but one of the nation’s 10 most competitive housing markets.

Homebuying competition drops; now’s the time to buy a house

If you’re considering a home purchase, now might be the time to act. According to new data, homebuying competition is declining, with just 14 percent of Americans planning to buy in the next 12 months.

The lowdown on down payment grants

Down payment grants bridge the gap between their savings and the required down payment for a mortgage. And, the money often doesn’t have to be repaid.

Big city buying: The best metros to buy a house in – and the worst

Want the big city life without all the pollution, traffic and high costs that come with it? According to a new study, Seattle’s your answer.

New app makes FSBOs easier; cuts out realtor commissions

Looking to save on those realtor commissions? Want to sell your home without an agent? A new app may be able to help.

Buying a house? Here’s where you’ll see the most appreciation

Buying a house and want to see serious returns when you sell? Then head west. According to a new forecast, homes in Washington and Nevada will appreciate the most in the next year.

The best cities for first-time homebuyers

Rising house prices and a lack of starter home inventory has made things difficult for today’s first-time homebuyers, but according to new data, there are still some places where first-timers can get a deal. The No. 1 best place? That’d be Broken Arrow, Oklahoma.

Millennial credit scores aren’t perfect – but they’re still buying homes

Millennials now make up the biggest share of homebuyers in the country, but their credit is far from perfect. In fact, according to new data, average credit scores of Millennial homebuyers ranged from 662 to upwards of 750, depending on the city.

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2018 Conforming, FHA, & VA Loan Limits

Mortgage loan limits for every U.S. county, as published by Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA), and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)