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5 DIY Projects That Save Money

Thu, 06/25/2015 - 00:00

These home improvement projects are easy enough for home owners to do themselves — and get an impressive return on investment.

Supreme Court Upholds Concept of ‘Disparate Impact’ in Fair Housing Claims

Thu, 06/25/2015 - 00:00

In a 5-4 ruling, the Supreme Court announced today that housing practices that have discriminatory effects may constitute violations of federal...

CFPB Proposes Mortgage Rule Delay

Thu, 06/25/2015 - 00:00

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is proposing a delay to new mortgage disclosure rules, pushing back the start date to Sat., Oct. 3.

Report: Housing Outlook Remains Healthy

Thu, 06/25/2015 - 00:00

Cincinnati, Cleveland, and Chicago were singled out as the major housing markets with the healthiest outlooks in the nation, according to a new...

Ariz. Agent Still Missing Days After Showing

Thu, 06/25/2015 - 00:00

An Arizona real estate professional remains missing one week after reportedly going to show an unknown property to an unidentified client near...

Low-Income Neighborhoods Lag in Recovery

Thu, 06/25/2015 - 00:00

The housing recovery has lifted home prices in much of the country, but some neighborhoods – particularly ones in low-income areas –...

Calif. Moves to Zero Net Energy Homes by 2020

Thu, 06/25/2015 - 00:00

New building standards aim to cut energy use in new homes by 28 percent as the state steps closer toward its goal of zero net energy homes within...

Airbnb, Realtor.com® Team Up

Wed, 06/24/2015 - 00:00

The listing portal’s partnership will allow potential buyers to try out a neighborhood before the purchase process begins.

New-Home Sales Climb to 7-Year High

Wed, 06/24/2015 - 00:00

Builders are seeing motivated buyers and the release of pent-up housing demand.

Google Releases 'Undo Send' Option

Wed, 06/24/2015 - 00:00

Gmail is now allowing users to take back sent e-mails, assisting those who accidentally forget to attach a file or press the “...

Mortgage Debt on the Rise: A Good Sign?

Wed, 06/24/2015 - 00:00

More signs show the economy and housing markets are pivoting toward normalcy, according to a new report released by Freddie Mac. 

Slight Drop in Rates Pushes Loan Demand Up

Wed, 06/24/2015 - 00:00

Applications for home purchases are now 18 percent higher than they were a year ago, another sign of the growing strength in the housing market,...

Downsizing Boomers to Fuel Apartment Market

Wed, 06/24/2015 - 00:00

Millennials may be a big driver of multifamily housing now, but baby boomers looking to downsize are expected to drive growth over the next few...

Can the Housing Market Survive Higher Rates?

Tue, 06/23/2015 - 00:00

Mortgage rates have been hovering around 50-year lows for the past five years, but as rates rise, will home buyers vanish? 

12 Metros with Fastest-Growing Economies

Tue, 06/23/2015 - 00:00

As the energy boom fades, a new leader is emerging in economic growth, fueled by baby boomers.  

Report: 'We're in a Housing Affordability Crisis'

Tue, 06/23/2015 - 00:00

Housing affordability has become a national crisis, particularly among renters, according to a new report. 

Foreclosures on the Rise: A Temporary Spike?

Tue, 06/23/2015 - 00:00

More properties entered the foreclosure process in May, as foreclosure filings rose 16 percent from a year ago, reaching a 19-month high. Find out...

Owners Find Way Around Dog Discrimination

Tue, 06/23/2015 - 00:00

Insurance companies can charge home owners with certain dog breeds extra on their premiums, based on whether they deem the owners' dogs as a...

Is it Time For You to Move?

Tue, 06/23/2015 - 00:00

A new quiz from Livability.com helps people decide if moving is the right decision for them.

First-Time Buyers Fuel Latest Sales Boost

Mon, 06/22/2015 - 00:00

Existing-home sales rose in May to their highest pace in nearly six years, largely attributed to a big rise in the number of first-time home...