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30 December 2013
Buying a property in a development with a homeowners association (HOA) can seem like a great idea until you run afoul of its rules.
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16 December 2013
For home buyers in a competitive market, using a seller's agent can seem like a smart way to win a bid on a house.
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4 November 2013
In trying to get a mortgage when buying a home, there are some home problems that can be overcome by a handyman - leaking pipes, broken doors and water stains on walls, for example.
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25 October 2013
Looking for a good deal on a modestly priced home? You might have some serious competition from deep-pocketed investors.
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23 October 2013
House flipping - the practice of buying and quickly reselling homes for a quick profit - dropped sharply in the third quarter of the year, after surging in late 2012.
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24 September 2013
U.S.home prices continued to show strong gains in July, according to two major indices released today.
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28 August 2013
The number of people who committed to buy homes declined in July, as higher interest rates are showing their first signs of taking a toll on the housing market.
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24 July 2013
U.S.home prices are up for a sixteenth consecutive month, rising a seasonally adjusted 0.7 percent in May, according to new figures from the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA).
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1 July 2013
The recent rise in mortgage rates may be spurring home sales, motivating buyers to act quickly while rates are still low.
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8 May 2013
Analysts are feeling more bullish about 2013 home price gains than they were just a few months ago, they're also becoming slightly more pessimistic about the long-term picture for the housing market.
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26 March 2013
New home sales declined in February, but remained ahead of their pace for the entirety of 2012, according to figures released today by the Census Bureau.
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18 March 2013
Thinking about buying a home? If so, you may have worn out your brain trying to add up all the pluses and minuses trying to arrive at an informed, rational decision.
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7 July 2008
So how to sell your home without a broker? What do you need to know? What tools are available to help you? What are the possible shortcomings?.
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29 October 2018
If you have a low credit score and high debt, buying a home is easier than it was almost a decade ago, even while overall credit requirements are tighter than they were before the crash.
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8 October 2018
Do you need to pay for a residential real estate attorney to help you through the home-buying and mortgage processes? That depends on how confident you are that you won't run into problems.
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1 August 2018
You want to buy a home, but how long will it take you to save for a down payment? And how much should you set aside each month?.
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23 July 2018
With only one income, single people can have a hard time affording a home and the mortgage that goes with it.Single women, however, are making it happen much more often than single men.
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3 July 2018
House hacking, where a house is divided into two or more residential units to generate rental income to defray the cost of a mortgage, is an increasingly popular way to make home ownership more affordable.Here are some of the things to keep in mind before trying it.
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19 December 2017
The number of real estate apps that house hunters can access on their mobile phones or computes is on the rise.Here are some of the more innovative ones you may not have heard of.
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2 October 2017
Hispanics are one of the fastest-growing groups of homeowners in the United States.Yet they still face some special challenges in getting mortgages and becoming homeowners.
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