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Thursday, August 20, 2015 at 4:09pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. builders started work on single-family houses last month at the fastest pace since the Great Recession began in late 2007. Housing starts in July rose 0.2 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.21 million homes, the Commerce Department said Tuesday...
Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at 9:47am
New-home sales have been edging up since 2012, and the builder's trade group predicts that sales will to continue to rise for the rest of the year and into 2016. "Strong job gains are bolstering housing demand," notes economists at the National Association of Home Builders' Eye on Housing blog...
Monday, March 9, 2015 at 1:45pm
D-FW Home Prices up 9% in the fourth quarter according to the Dallas Morning News. The largest fourth-quarter price increases in the country were in the Sherman-Denison area north of Dallas, up 21.1 percent from a year earlier, and Naples, Fla., up 17.7 percent. The greatest price declines were in...
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 3:10pm
Washington, D.C., January 16, 2015 — The American Land Title Association (ALTA), the national trade association of the land title insurance industry, reminds consumers this week of the top three reasons their efficient real estate transaction depends on the work of title insurance agents. 1...
Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 3:55pm
Getting a Mortgage is About to Get Easier Yahoo! Finance | December 2, 2014 New guidelines go into effect today aimed at making mortgage lending easier. The new standards stem from an agreement in October put in place to clarify when banks would be penalized for making mistakes on mortgages they...
Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at 3:47pm
Will Rising Interest Rates Choke Off Housing Recovery? HousingWire | December 1, 2014 Despite expected rises in interest rates and home prices over the next two years, housing will be affordable and, if Capital Economics is right, a little undervalued.