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Fixed mortgage rates ticked up this week but remain near lows for the year, according to Freddie Mac’s weekly survey of lenders.Los Angeles Times
The Mortgage Bankers Association weekly report on mortgage applications noted an increase in the group's seasonally adjusted composite index for the week ending December 19.24/7 Wall St.
Some states are lagging behind the rest of the country's slow housing recovery.Credit.com
If you want to find out if you can save money by refinancing your mortgage, here's how to figure out if it's a good deal for you.Credit.com
2015 might just be a difference-maker for would-be homebuyers. Here are four reasons why homeownership could be within reach for you.Credit.com
Apartments.com assembled a list of the most expensive neighborhoods in the country, using rental rates for one-bedroom apartments and such factors as the area’s median income and cost of living.MarketWatch
With credit thawing and more first-time buyers set to hit the real estate market in 2015, could this be the year to sell your house?Credit.com
Increasing your mortgage payment saves interest but also means larger equity value.USA TODAY
American families tend to spend about a third of their annual income on housing. Yet, depending on their location and the level of the family’s income, home sizes can vary widely. Based on data from property ...24/7 Wall St.
As winter closes in, snowbirds in the north will soon fly off in search of sunshine and relaxation.MarketWatch
Low interest rates continue to benefit anyone looking for a mortgage, as the average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage rates fell to a new 19-month low in the latest week, slipping to 3.80% from 3.93% a week ...Barrons.com
Mortgage rates have hit a fresh low for the year.Los Angeles Times
The Mortgage Bankers Association weekly report on mortgage applications noted a decrease in the group's seasonally adjusted composite index for the week ending December 12.24/7 Wall St.
Here are four renting realities that could make you reconsider whether it's ultimately worth it.Credit.com
The Federal Housing Finance Agency will now allow some homebuyers to take out mortgages with down payments as low as 3%.Credit.com
Even with tougher rules, people are still lying to get mortgagesBusinessWeek
U.S. homebuilders are feeling slightly less confident in their sales prospects heading into next year, even as their overall sales outlook remains favorable.USA TODAY
The only potential winner in purchase of a foreclose home is the buyer who receives the discount, and perhaps Home Deport, which sells the items for upgrades.24/7 Wall St.
Some 3 percent of Russian mortgages are in foreign currencies such as the dollar. Russians are struggling to service those mortgages as the ruble keeps slidingBusinessWeek
Average U.S. long-term mortgage rates edged higher this week after four weeks of declines, but they remained at historically low levels that could entice potential homebuyers.Los Angeles Times