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09-24-2014 New home sales power higher in Aug.
Sales of new U.S. single-Family homes surged in Aug. and hit their
highest level in more than six year, ofering confirmation that the housing
recover remains on course.
09-23-2014 Dipping Into the Bank of Mom and Dad
First-time buyers are increasingly turning to their parents to help fund
their home purchases. 27% of first-time home buyers last year received
a cash gift from relatives or friends for a down payment.
09-22-2014 Home Buying in Six Steps
The home-buying process can seem daunting to potential homebuyers,
but a qualified real estate professional who understands the entire
process can help ease many of these worries.
Citigroup and Bank of America will provide mortgages at discounted
interest rates as part of their efforts to help borrowers with low incomes
or subprime-credit histories.
09-10-2014 Net Worth of Homeowners vs. Renters
In the past 15 years, the net worth of the typical homeowner has
ranged between 31 and 46 tiems that of the net worth of the typical
09-09-2014 Bubble-Era Home Equity Loans are set to Bite
Some 2.5 million homeowners may soon face a shock: The home equity
loans they took out a decade ago, in the credit-flush run-up to the housing
crash, are coming due.