BY: Kathy Horton via Washington Post
Your 401(k) might not be doing so great these days, but for those looking to buy or refinance a home, the stock market's fluctuations have been a holiday gift. Investors' anxiety is pushing mortgage rates lower.
According to the latest data released ...View More
by: Dori Zinn via Realtor.com
So you think you’re finally ready to make the jump from renter to homeowner? Awesome! In this exciting but admittedly scary time, you might be inclined to turn to friends and family for advice—especially if they own homes.
But beware, dear home ...
BY: DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS via Realtor.org
Pending home sales were up in most areas of the country in July, reaching the second highest reading in more than a decade, according to the National Association of REALTORS®’ Pending Home Sales Index. Last month the Midwest was the only region ...
by: By Holden Lewis via Bankrate.com
It's still a seller's market out there in most places. So rejoice if you're selling a house, and feel a bit apprehensive if you're trying to find a house to buy.
And if, like my boss, you have ...
by: Athena Cao via MSN.com
Bolstered by first-time home buyers, existing-home sales rose for the fourth straight month in June, reaching a nine-year high,
Sales of existing single-family homes, townhomes, condominiums and co-ops increased 1.1% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.57 million, up from ...
by: DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS via Realtor.com
Some home buyers will go to great lengths to land their dream home, particularly in locales where inventories of homes remain so tight. In a new feature at realtor.com®, real estate professionals reveal some of the extreme tactics buyers have ...
by: Mark Greene via Forbes.com
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QM that’s why. The Qualified Mortgage became a thing in January, 2014. Proposed, promulgated and made law of the land by the CFPB (Consumer Financial Protection Bureau) as a safe haven for lenders that played by the rules. Unveiled and ...