As economic conditions improve, "special function" rooms within homes are seeing a resurgence, according to findings from the American Institute of Architects' Home Design Trends Survey for the second quarter.
A former banker and real estate practitioner says smart money managers set aside 30 percent of each commission check for taxes and 20 percent for reserves, with the goal of creating a six-month reserve fund as soon as possible.
A judge dismissed a lawsuit filed by a Lincoln, Neb., home inspector who accused a real estate agent of calling him a "total idiot."
The FHA announced that they would shorten the waiting period for qualified borrowers who lost their home due to financial hardships and are looking for another shot at home ownership.
Builders are already concerned by what the spring selling season may bring, after a rapid run-up in prices earlier this year.