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NAR: Feb. Existing-Home Sales Drop 7.2%

Year-to-year, sales declined 2.4%. NAR’s chief economist calls it a “double whammy” for buyers who face rising mortgage rates and sustained price increases. WASHINGTON –

Is the Starter Home Gone for Good?

Thanks to tight inventory and competition from institutional investors, more first-time buyers set their sights on larger homes with lots of backyard space. NEW YORK

Four Financial Tips for Buying a Second Home

Second homes are becoming more expensive, and house hunters should examine interest rates, upfront fees, maintenance charges and taxes when calculating the cost. Demand for