Archived Newsfeed December 2018
12-19-18 Should You Buy a Home Warranty?
“We’re buying a house. Should we buy a home warranty?” Seems like a relatively tame question, right?
12-17-18 Short-term rental moratorium fails
An ordinance that would have placed a moratorium on the approval of most permits for non-owner-occupied short-term rentals for three months failed to pass Metro Council.
Mortgage applications to purchase a newly built home dropped 11 percent in November, compared with a year ago, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.
December may be a slow month traditionally for the housing market, but mortgage lenders are suddenly getting busier.
12-10-18 A new study says an overwhelming majority of millennials want to be homeowners, but student loans are holding them back
For many millennials, the idea of homeownership is still a big picture dream, with a new study saying 89 percent plan to purchase a home in the future — but simply can't because of student debt.
While TV shows like “Fixer Upper” and “Flip or Flop” rule HGTV’s airwaves, few Americans are actually getting in on the home-flipping act these days.
Total mortgage application volume rose 2 percent last week compared with the previous week, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's seasonally adjusted index.
As expected, the Federal Housing Finance Agency, or FHFA, increased the conforming loan limit for 2019.