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Monthly Archives: January 2015

21 Hot Housing Trends for 2015

Everyone wants to be hip, and the latest trends in design can help distinguish one home from another. And it’s not all flash; many new home fads are geared to pare maintenance and energy use and deliver information faster. Here’s a look at what’s coming. This time of the year, we hear from just …

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FHA Slashing Mortgage Insurance Premiums

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FHA slashing mortgage insurance premiums by $900 a year. Rollback could bring 250,000 first-time homebuyers into the market. FHA’s upfront premiums of 1.75 percent will remain unchanged. So a first-time homebuyers taking out a $180,000 mortgage will pay $3,150 upfront and $1,530 a year in premiums for access to FHA mortgage programs that let …

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December Housing Update

As a result of fewer homes on the market, average home prices in Central Indiana reached $176,863 in November 2014, a 6.5 percent jump compared to November 2013. Available homes for sale in the nine-county region decreased 3.7 percent in November 2014. Eight Central Indiana counties saw varying inventory declines with Hendricks County experiencing …

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