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    • November 2019 Existing-Home Sales

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    • Housing Affordability Slightly Dips in October 2019

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    • October 2019 Pending Home Sales

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    • South and Midwest Regions are Gaining Larger Share of Homebuyers

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    • Thanksgiving 2019 How Friends and Family Can Influence the Home Purchase

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    • Public School Enrollment Trends and Home Prices

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