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The Millennial home buyer gender gap: male vs. female mortgage characteristics

The mortgage experience is not completely equal for the male versus female Millennial homebuyer.

Selling a house without the hassle: full-service home prep available

Selling a house is a lot of work, specially the preparation. But a new service can take care of that for you. So you can increase your sales price without doing all that work yourself.

No Realtor? No problem. Let these robots take the wheel

Can real estate agent be replaced by robots? Not yet, but new technology helps your agent help you. Or lets you tour homes worldwide from your own home.

How tax reform will impact mortgage deductions

The tax reform bill passed by the Senate may have undesirable consequences for homeowners and home buyers. Here's how it may impact your finances.

Seeking safety: The nation’s safest places to buy a home

Where are the safest cities to buy a home in the US? not just crime, but natural disasters and traffic safety are all concerns. This new ranking addresses them.

Forecast predicts boost in housing inventory, sales in 2018

Housing inventory is rising in many markets. That should increase the supply of affordable homes for new buyers.

New homes in high demand; sales surge as 2018 looms

Like new It’s all about new properties with today’s home buyers. According to new data from the U.S. Department of Commerce, sales of new homes spiked in October, jumping more than 6 percent over the month. Sales up About 685,000 new homes sold in October – up from 645,000 in September. It’s the third month […]

What do today’s homebuyers want in their real estate agents?

What do today's real estate buyers want in a real estate agent?

Housing market forecast : Experts weigh in on 2018 real estate

2017 was a stellar year for real estate. But will real estate be a good value in 2018, and should sidelined home buyers buy now or wait? See our housing market forecast for answers.

Hope for Millennials? The 15 best states for today’s young home buyers

Homebuying hope There’s been a lot of talk about Millennial home buyers as of late – particularly how many just can’t drum up enough funds to enter the market. But according to a new list, there are 15 states where home buying isn’t just possible for Millennials – it might even be easy. Why West […]

Seeking affordability: Home prices most likely to drop in North

Moving North Buyers looking for low-priced housing in the next year or so may want to head North. According to the new Housing and Mortgage Market Review from Arch MI, Alaska, North Dakota and Wyoming are the states most likely to see home prices drop in the near-term. Alaska tops the list Alaska has the […]

Is 2017 the best year in housing markets? Or is the best yet to come?

Was 2017 the best year in housing markets ever? Some experts say 2018 may be even better for home buyers as more construction helps bring prices down.

Are home prices finally dropping? They just might be

Home prices have risen alarmingly in 2017, putting pressure on first-time buyers to find affordable properties. But things might be improving for those trying to buy a home in 2018.

New-home sales surge in October

Sales of new homes hit record numbers, matching levels not seen since late 2007. Is it time to buy a new-construction home?

Here’s where to move for retirement… and where not to

Where should you move for retirement?

Good deed by homeless veteran leads to $350K

Military veteran's good deed doesn't go unnoticed Kate McClure had no idea how she was going to get gas. Parked off an exit, past midnight she sat in her car. It was then a dark shadowy figure started walking towards her, a man with a large beard in a raincoat. "Lock your doors and stay […]

Confidence in new home construction: building starts and completion up

Builders are confident and doing well, and new home construction is up. This is good news for buyers who are looking for affordable homes

Mortgage refinancing in high demand as rates fall lower

Mortgage refinancing is popular again, as interest rates fall.

Can’t find an affordable home? Facebook may be able to help

Problems finding a nice and affordable home? You may have more resources than you think. Try Facebook Marketplace, the latest online home listing site.

Housing starts reach one-year high in October

Housing starts are on a tear, matching the highest levels since before the housing downturn ten years ago.

2017 Conforming, FHA, & VA Loan Limits

Mortgage loan limits for every U.S. county, as published by Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA), and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)