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'Normalized' Economy to Prop Up Housing?

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 00:00

“The economic growth and labor market gains we saw in the second quarter of this year are projected to continue, strengthening household...

Amerisave On the Hook for Alleged Mortgage Scheme

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 00:00

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is ordering Amerisave Mortgage to pay $19.3 million, accusing the lender of scamming thousands of...

Where Foreclosures Are Bucking National Drop

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 00:00

RealtyTrac’s latest report shows some surprise spikes in foreclosure activity in a handful of markets that had previously been experiencing...

8 Best Cities to Be a Real Estate Agent

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 00:00

Those in the real estate industry are seeing business boom in these prime markets.

First-Time Buyers Stuck as Entry-Level Homes Dry Up

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 00:00

“It’s bad news for people looking for a starter home that all the choices are disappearing,” Lawrence Yun, chief economist at...

Housing’s Latest Threat: The Gap Between Rich, Poor

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 00:00

The gap between America’s richest and poorest metro areas is at an all-time high, and it’s prompting an uneven housing recovery, the...

Lake Tahoe Home Sells for $1.6M in Bitcoins

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 00:00

A new transaction has joined about a dozen residential properties in the past year that have used the virtual currency.

Drop in Refi Applications Softens Loan Demand

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 00:00

Mortgage applications slipped in the latest week, despite mortgage rates continuing to hold near yearly lows. 

You Can Find the Biggest Homes Here

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 00:00

If buyers want a lot of space, they’ll find the most luck in these cities known for their supersized homes. 

Manufactured Homes Hit Seven-Digit Milestone

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 00:00

At least one area of the country has seen manufactured homes reach the million-dollar level.

8 Cities With Most High-Income Earners

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 00:00

California tech hubs continue to rank at the top among high-income areas of the country, but other states are also seeing wages rise.

You're Going to Be Serving More Immigrants

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 00:00

From 2010 to 2020, immigrants could account for more than one-third of the growth in home owners, according to the Research Institute for Housing...

NAR: Home-Price Slowdown Shows 'Healthier' Market

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 00:00

Out of 173 metropolitan areas surveyed, 71 percent showed increases in the median price of existing single-family homes, down from 74 percent in...

Property Management No Longer a Local Business?

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 00:00

Real Estate giant NRT LLC, a subsidiary of Realogy Holdings Corp., has opened a national residential property management division and acquired a...

Rental Affordability Crisis Spreads to Middle America

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 00:00

Cities in the central part of the U.S. are now feeling the affects of skyrocketing rents, and the problem is expected to only get worse in every...

8 Cities With Highest Income Earners

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 00:00

California tech hubs continue to rank at the top among high-income areas of the country, but other states are also seeing wages rise.

FHA Commissioner Says She'll Step Down

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 00:00

Carol Galante will depart from her role leading FHA by the end of the year, leaving the agency at a time when it continues to struggle with how to...

FICO Scoring Changes May Help More Qualify for Mortgages

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 00:00

The nation’s most popular credit-scoring system announced it is tweaking some of its criteria. Certain consumers could see their credit...

2 Men Charged in Deadly Agent Carjacking

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 00:00

The violent carjacking of a real estate agent in Philadelphia led to the death of a mother and three children last month.

The Priciest Home in the World

Mon, 08/11/2014 - 00:00

A listing in Hong Kong could be the most expensive home sold on a price-per-square-foot basis.

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