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Down payments on homes are down 7.5% from last year

Mar 23, 2023
The shrinking payments reflect a cooling housing market and higher interest rates.
Higher interest rates have translated to more negotiating power for buyers.
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The pandemic has changed the housing market in more ways than one

Oct 26, 2021
Pricing may cool down, but the pandemic will likely permanently change the way we buy homes.
A townhouse for sale is seen in Brooklyn, New York in October 2020. Homebuyers may see things like virtual tours and staging long after the pandemic.
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