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Frigid Weather, Rising Prices Cooling Sales Contracts

February 5, 2014: 

Pending home sales fell in December to their lowest levels since October 2011, NAR reports.

FHA Moves to Accept E-Signatures

February 5, 2014: 

The Federal Housing Administration announced that it will allow lenders to start accepting electronic signatures on sales contracts.

Whither the Weather: This Winter's Weather's Effects on the Residential Market

February 5, 2014: 

How much responsibility does this winter's weather bear for the slip in contract signings, and what does it mean for sales in the months ahead?

Even Millennia Ago, Home Was Where the Hearth Was

February 5, 2014: 

Housing may be part of the American dream, but a new archaeological site shows that the need for a home is an especially deeply rooted urge.

Vacancy Rates Remain Above Pre-Bubble Levels

February 5, 2014: 

The number of homes sitting empty across the country remains high.

Foreclosure Contractors Face Greater Scrutiny

February 5, 2014: 

Banks are getting more strict about the hiring of workers who watch over homes in default or foreclosure, following hundreds of consumer lawsuits over alleged break-ins by contractors.

Clear Capital Pops Housing Bubble Fears

February 5, 2014: 

Following the double-digit growth in home prices last year, economists predict the gains will now fall into line with inflation and more historical rates of growth.
 

Condo Revival Slowly Emerging?

February 5, 2014: 

The condo market is on an upswing, but sales are still more than 30 percent short of their peak.

Survey: Most Facebook Users Don’t Post A Lot

February 5, 2014: 

Only 10 percent of Facebook users update their status daily, Pew Research finds.

Double-Digit Gains for Home Prices in 2013

February 5, 2014: 

Home prices posted the highest annual rate of increase since 2005, with 10 states and the District of Columbia reaching new all-time price peaks, CoreLogic reports.

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