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Home Building Slows: Midwest to Blame?

Thu, 02/19/2015 - 00:00

Groundbreaking on new homes slowed last month, but the dip is likely temporary, builders say. 

Home Buyers Put Down More Money in 2014

Thu, 02/19/2015 - 00:00

Buyers tended to make hefty down payments last year in their home purchases, as the share of buyers using low down payment loans plummeted to its...

Homebuilding Slows: Midwest to Blame?

Thu, 02/19/2015 - 00:00

Groundbreaking on new homes slowed last month, but the dip is likely temporary, builders say. 

Homebuyers Put Down More Money in 2014

Thu, 02/19/2015 - 00:00

Buyers tended to make hefty down payments last year in their home purchases, as the share of buyers using low down payment loans plummeted to its...

House Flipping Gains Traction for Investors

Thu, 02/19/2015 - 00:00

Is house flipping gaining traction again? Investors bidding on property online and at live events are showing a preference for flipping over a...

After Baby Boomers, What’s Next for Housing?

Thu, 02/19/2015 - 00:00

As baby boomers age, the decline of this mammoth generation will have a “dampening effect on household growth,” according to a new...

Bet on These Home Improvements in 2015

Thu, 02/19/2015 - 00:00

Redfin analyzed which home improvements are the safest bet and what home features are the most desirable for buyers.

'Vanilla Ice' Arrested in Foreclosure Theft

Thu, 02/19/2015 - 00:00

The 1990s rapper known as Vanilla Ice, who now renovates and then sells homes for the DIY Network, has been arrested on charges of burglary and...

Green Boost for Affordable Housing in Va.

Wed, 02/18/2015 - 00:00

A new study shows how implementing energy efficient construction requirements in subsidized housing can make paying rent that much easier for cash...

Move Inc. Ready to Take on Zillow-Trulia

Wed, 02/18/2015 - 00:00

Now, it's Move Inc.-News Corp vs. Zillow-Trulia, and Move CEO Ryan O'Hara promises a "spirited battle."

Home Owners, Appraisers Align on Price

Wed, 02/18/2015 - 00:00

Appraisers were found to have higher opinions of home values than the home owners did, which means that many may have more equity in their home...

Higher Rates Are Softening Loan Demand

Wed, 02/18/2015 - 00:00

With rates rising to the highest level since the beginning of this year, the market saw a decrease in mortgage applications. 

Harsh Winter Chills Builder Confidence

Wed, 02/18/2015 - 00:00

Perceptions about newly built, single-family homes moved slightly lower in February, with dips mostly attributed to recent severe weather...

Both Home Prices and Affordability on the Rise

Wed, 02/18/2015 - 00:00

Expect a hotter spring this year, as low interest rates and a healthier economy lure more home buyers to the marketplace.  

Application Period Opens for 2015 Good Neighbor Awards

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 00:00

Five dedicated real estate professionals will each receive a $10,000 grant for their charities and considerable media exposure...

FAA Takes Big Step Toward Allowing Drones

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 00:00

The FAA has proposed long-awaited rules that could give small commercial unmanned aerial vehicle systems a lift-off, but NAR is still cautioning...

Millennials Delay Weddings for Home Ownership

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 00:00

Home ownership may be worth putting off love, at least it is to millennials, a new survey shows. 

Denver Firm Removes Broker Rates From MLS

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 00:00

Under mounting pressure, the real estate company Trelora has agreed to remove a database that was divulging broker commission rates on every home...

Ever Hear of Silicon Prairie?

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 00:00

Find out which cities were just identified as the fastest-growing tech hubs in the country.

New Jobs Don’t Always Equate to More Buyers

Fri, 02/13/2015 - 00:00

Glowing job reports recently are largely expected to translate into a strong spring selling season this year, but don’t expect the recent...

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