Pending Home Sales Index Rises Back Above 100

December 30, 2011 by John · Leave a Comment 

Low home prices and mortgage rates have combined to push home affordability to record levels nationwide. Home buyers are taking advantage.

Nationally, Home Prices Off 18.3 Percent From April 2007 Peak

December 29, 2011 by John · Leave a Comment 

The government confirms what the private-sector Case-Shiller Index reported yesterday. Nationwide, average home values slipped in October.

New Home Sales Approach Bull Market Territory

December 28, 2011 by John · Leave a Comment 

According to the Census Bureau, the number of new homes sold rose 2 percent in November, taking the metric to a 7-month high.

America’s To 10 Safest Cities, Ranked

December 27, 2011 by John · Leave a Comment 

Looking for safe cities in which to live? A recent study may help you.

Pay Your Mortgage Early, Boost Your 2011 Federal Income Tax Deductions

December 23, 2011 by John · Leave a Comment 

Time is running out to boost to your 2011 federal tax refund. All that’s required is to make your January 2012 mortgage payment while it’s still December.

Home Supplies Fall To 7.0 Months Nationwide; Buyer Demand Strong

December 22, 2011 by John · Leave a Comment 

Home resales moved to a 10-month high in November, the latest in a series of strong showings from the housing sector.

Housing Starts Show Strength In Housing

December 21, 2011 by John · Leave a Comment 

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Single-Family Housing Starts rose to 447,000 units on a seasonally-adjusted, annualized basis in November — a 2 percent increase from October.

Home Builders Experiencing Heavy Foot Traffic And Higher Sales Volume

December 20, 2011 by John · Leave a Comment 

In another good sign for the housing market, today’s home builders believe that the housing market has turned a corner. Homebuilder confidence is at a 19-month high.

How To Keep Your Dishwasher Mold- and Mildew-Free

December 19, 2011 by John · Leave a Comment 

Your dishwasher is a breeding ground for mold and mildew. Here’s how to keep yours clean.

Mortgage Payments Fall 12% Since February 2011

December 16, 2011 by John · Leave a Comment 

As mortgage rates drop, so do housing payments. It’s a good time to consider refinancing your home, or making an offer on a new one. Mortgage payment affordability has never been so high in history.

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