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Homebuilding Bounces Back in August

September 20, 2012: 

Construction on new homes is at its fastest pace in more than two years.

Buyer's Guide to Financial Management Tools

September 20, 2012: 

Confused about where your money's going? Master your finances with the latest software and cloud-based tools.

Make Google Fall in Love With You (All Over Again)

September 20, 2012: 

Call it Love Story 2.0: Here's what you need to know to attract the attention of Google now that the company has changed the way its search engine works.

Builder Confidence Bounces Back to 2006 Levels

September 19, 2012: 

Homebuilders haven't been this confident about sales, future sales, and buyer traffic since June 2006, which is right before the housing crisis took hold, a new index shows.

In Buy vs. Rent, Home Buying Wins Again

September 18, 2012: 

A new Trulia study shows that owning a home is more affordable than renting over a seven-year time frame in America's 100 biggest cities.

Foreclosures Continue to Fall From Last Year's Levels

September 18, 2012: 

Many experts predicted a foreclosure wave to occur with bank-owned properties reaching elevated levels. But the latest data again shows the "wave" has yet to materialize. Find out which states have seen the largest foreclosure decreases.

Fannie Takes Bigger Grip Over Its REO Sales

September 18, 2012: 

Fannie Mae announced that it will no longer be using third-party vendors and sales teams to help manage its REO properties. However, the GSE says it does still plan to use real estate professionals to market properties.

Asking Prices on the Rise in These Metros

September 18, 2012: 

Realtor.com data indicates that the housing recovery, which began a year ago in Florida and has since spread to the West, is gaining more traction. Find out which markets have seen the largest increase in list prices.

Baby Boomers Shift Retiree Haven Preferences

September 17, 2012: 

"Boomers and retirees these days are considering a much wider range of destinations for retirement, often choosing states that don't commonly come to mind," says an editor of Where to Retire magazine.

Zillow Sues Trulia Over Home Valuations

September 17, 2012: 

Zillow accuses its chief rival of infringing on a patent for its Zestimate software.