Housing permits for home construction reached a five-and-a-half-year high in October, foreshadowing a strong uprise in new-home construction.
As home prices rise, lenders are showing less willingness to grant short sales.
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."