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houseinfingers_lehui_450realestate.msn.com - Home sellers should get ready for their close-ups.

More real-estate agents are asking owners to take a starring role in short videos touting the best features of their home and neighborhood. These videos, designed to make a home stand out in Web searches, can move homes faster, because they draw more traffic for open houses and showings. Some agents believe they can help sellers fetch a slightly higher price for their home, even in a sluggish market.

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househill_sellingpix_450homes.yahoo.com - The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) recently enacted a rule change allowing borrowers who have fallen into foreclosure, bankruptcy, or a short sale to become eligible for a brand new mortgage backed by the FHA in as little as one year from the date of their previous foreclosure auction, the date of closing on a short sale, or the discharge date on a Chapter 7 bankruptcy. Considering the previous waiting period for a government-backed mortgage was three years, the new rule that shortens the wait to one year is a shiny new present to buyers who had all but accepted the reality of becoming renters for the foreseeable future. The new rule is in effect till Sept. 30, 2016.

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businessinsider.com - The housing market is snapping back – prices of single-family homes rose 9.3 percent over the past 12 months, according to the S&P Case-Shiller index.

But that doesn’t mean boomers hoping to sell their houses have it made.

Homeowners who are in their 40s, 50s and 60s face both short-term and long-term challenges if they want to hook Millennial buyers in their 20s and 30s (who are also known as members of Generation Y and echo boomers).

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Housing industry, brace yourself: The Millennials are moving in.

A generation that's about 90 million strong, Millennials (or Generation Y) form the largest demographic wave in the nation's history — even larger than the Baby Boomers. And now that the oldest are in their early 30s (the youngest are 12), they're coming of age for home ownership.

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flip_200kbzk.com - Economic forecasters call for Gallatin County to continue to be one of the fastest growing counties in the state.

In the 2013 economic seminar held in Bozeman today, economists broke down the economic growth of the state by county, including different industries. While Montana struggled in the recession several years back, a steady recovery has been keeping the state's growth strong, including the construction industry in Gallatin County.

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 The U.S. housing market, entering its busiest season, is tipped so far in favor of sellers that almost a third of listings in areas from Washington, D.C., toDenver and Seattle are under contract in two weeks or less. One home in Washington attracted 168 offers in December and sold for almost twice the asking price.  About 70 people lined up last month for a lottery to select buyers for four available houses in a San Ramon, California, subdivision where, in August, bidders camped for weeks to secure purchases.

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