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Mistakes people make when selling a home
good financial investment, a 2014 survey by the National Association of Realtors (NAR) found. Not only is their home the biggest single asset most people own, but it's also filled with memories......

Video: Mortgage rates for April 23, 2015
Mortgage rates showed little change in what was a slow week for economic data. But mortgage rates are still at the lowest point in nearly two years. Let's take a......

Disappearing Shadow Inventory
of Research at NAR. He directs research activity...

Consumers Show Shift in Home Ownership
The majority of consumers are upbeat when it comes to the housing market. Low interest rates and a strengthening economy have prompted this consumer optimism, according to Berkshire Hathaway......

‘Underwater’ Homes Inch Up in First Quarter
some of the home equity on the table in the U.S. housing market." On the other hand, most of the seriously underwater home owners remain "stuck in their homes as short sales and other foreclosure......

Mortgage Rates Hover Around Yearly Lows
The low rates are helping to provide a boost to loan demand. Mortgage applications for home purchases in 60 of the 100 markets that Freddie Mac tracks in its index are up compared to the same......

New-Home Sales Tumble: Temporary Setback?
South, the Commerce Department reported Thursday. It was the largest drop in new home sales since July 2013 and follows three consecutive months of large gains. Existing-home sales report:......

Even 'Stale' Listings Are Finding Buyers
a new report by the real estate brokerage Redfin. Existing-Home Sales Report: Home Sales Surge to 18-Month High The number of both fresh and dated listings remains low, painting a bleak......

Home Price Momentum Expected to Continue
released its April  Auction.com Real Estate Nowcast  which projects that existing home sales for the month of April will fall between seasonally adjusted annual rates of 5.15 and 5.47 million......

National Arbor Day: Trees and the Home Purchase
Features Preferences, 2014 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers, and the 2015 Home Buyer and Seller Generational Trends Report w e can examine which features recent home buyers considered important......

National mortgage rates for April 23, 2015
Roundup Mortgages 30-year fixed: 3.79% Average points: 0.2 Mortgage rates were mostly unchanged this week, according to Bankrate's latest survey of......

U.S. sues Quicken Loans over improper FHA loans
Attorney General of the Justice Department's Civil Division. "To protect the housing market and the FHA fund, we will continue to hold responsible lenders that knowingly violate the rules." Quicken......

Bond King Likes Gold, Should You?
earnings. The precious metals were one of Wednesday’s casualties as Existing Home Sales surged 6.1% increasing fears of an early rate cut. This was the best rate since September 2013. In a......

Mortgage rates pause as homebuyers get moving
Mortgage rates didn't move much this week, but that did nothing to cool the housing fever that has emerged since the temperatures have warmed up across the country. Buyers on......

Investing: Making the oil pump work for you
yields, Lonski notes. Low Treasury yields, in turn, should mean continued low mortgage rates — which is good for the housing market. "The latest rebound by home sales owes much to the return......

Westchester's $13K median property tax bill is tops
a report released by the New York Association of Realtors on Wednesday, home sales in New York continued to grow in March, helping the total housing sale market increase more than 5% during the......