"One of the key developments for the housing market last year was the general consensus that home prices, on a national basis, bottomed earlier in the year," according to a new report by Fannie Mae economists.
NPR explains why the federal government started selling flood insurance and assesses the current state of the program.
The Library staff explores an excellent resource for data on state licensing requirements.
HUD is investigating dozens of complaints that mortgage lenders are denying or delaying loans to women who are pregnant or on maternity leave.
Nearly 75 percent of homes sold between October and the end of December were affordable to families earning the U.S. median family income of $65,000.
Which markets are attracting the most traffic from prospective home shoppers online? Realtor.com released its top-searched metros for January, which shows that Chicago continues its streak as the front-runner in most searched metro at the site.
Investors abroad are seeking high returns by snagging up homes at discounts, turning them into rentals, and waiting for an improved housing market to sell.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) shared some insight into its process and goals for the qualified mortgage (QM) rule it released last month. The post gives loan servicers, industry watchers, and consumers a look at its thinking behind the rulemaking.
Short sales are increasing this year, and these transactions can take up to three times longer than a traditional transaction. A lot can go wrong in that timeframe. These are the most common delays, according to a recent article.
The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) released a white paper that criticizes local MLSs for becoming “less reliable” in recent years. The solution to this, according to NAHB, is “the development of a real estate superhighway.”