Laurie Janik sat down with REALTOR® Magazine to reflect upon the significant legal challenges NAR has faced over her decades-long tenure with the association. Find out what she considers her biggest milestones.
"We are shifting from a frenzy to where buyers are taking a step back and being more analytical and unwilling to just make rash decisions," says one real estate economist
For the second consecutive week, mortgages rates rose, with the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage reaching its highest average in nearly two months.
Rising home values and mortgage rates are putting home affordability out of reach for more families.
In Phoenix, rising home values have enabled lenders to sell foreclosed homes for more than what the home owners owed on their mortgages. The owners may have a right to the excess proceeds.
The mortgage giant is offsetting loan risks by tapping the reinsurance industry to guard against future losses.
Since the beginning of 2012, suburban markets have accounted for 87 percent of office demand. That follows vacancy rates in some areas of the country that spiked above 30 percent during the recession.
Mortgage delinquency rates fell in the third quarter, marking it the seventh consecutive quarter for such a decrease.
The areas experiencing the highest foreclosure rates tend to be judicial states, which are prone to delays in the foreclosure process.
J.D. Power releases the results of its 2013 survey showing the mortgage lenders that customers rank the highest.