"By encouraging home ownership, we can create jobs and grow our economy," Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn says.
The number of billionaires and millionaires worldwide is increasing, helping to keep the international luxury market strong.
A group of real estate companies and top producers have banded together to help real estate professionals in need.
These "boomerang buyers" could make up a large number of future home sales, considering that 4.8 million borrowers have lost their home to foreclosure since the housing crash.
"Buyer traffic is 40 percent above a year ago, so there is plenty of demand but insufficient inventory to improve sales more strongly," says NAR's chief economist.
Read about the rise in home prices in 2012 and the reasons behind the rise.
Read this summary of the trends in consumers' views towards home buying and home ownership during the past nine years, a period of dramatic change.
Finding the right style to fit a personality is easier than you think, and it can transform a home into a comfy sanctuary, whether residents rent or own. Here's a primer to help you figure out which type of home décor is the right fit.
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The Bureau of Labor Statistics recently released its February Employment Report, and the numbers are promising for the housing market.
It's been no laughing matter for one New York City man who could face up to 30 days in jail after a neighbor complained to police about the man's loud laugh coming from inside his home.