A year ago, the pattern was different: in July 2013, home price changes were more highly correlated with the peak-to-trough
In good economic times as well as in bad, financial hardship can always strike. And when it does, people might have to cut back on housing, which is typically the largest household expense. However, cutting housing costs involves hard tradeoffs.
Aside from two inland California housing markets, Riverside-San Bernardino and Bakersfield, the top 10 metros with the biggest year-over-year price gains are in the South and Midwest.
Canada, the United Kingdom, and Germany remain the top three countries outside the U.S. for home searches. But Brazil has pushed up to 4th place, jumping ahead of India, Mexico, and Australia.
Each year, it seems the housing market takes on a different tone. Sometimes it's going to be a sellers' market with inflated prices and bidding wars, and sometimes a buyers' market with tons of choices and low prices.
After a tumultuous few years in the housing market, the rules are starting to change -- for the better. Here are seven frequently asked questions about the new 'qualified mortgage' rules and answers about how it affects your mortgage.
If you're thinking about buying or selling a home, one of the first things you'll need to have down is your partner in crime: your real estate agent.
Open houses are an exciting adventure, but have their own set of rules. You need to follow them in order to turn open house shopping into a dream house purchase.
An accent color wall or an interior room repaint will liven up a home. With little money and just a day or a weekend, your house can have new a new look and a new life. Be adventurous!
Need to expand your property portfolio? Ever dreamed of owning your very own ghost town? Get excited, because the old mining