Planning Ahead For The Federal Reserve’s Next Move

July 31, 2012 by John · Leave a Comment 

The FOMC meets today for the fifth time this year. Mortgage rates will be volatile for the next few days. Make sure to have a plan.

How To Beat The Bacteria In Your Kitchen

July 30, 2012 by John · Leave a Comment 

Along with bathrooms, kitchens are the most bacteria-heavy rooms in a home. Here’s how to keep yours clean.

Pending Home Sales Index Falls Just Short Of 100

July 27, 2012 by John · Leave a Comment 

The Pending Home Sales Index is on a 14-month winning streak.

New Home Sales Slow After Fast Start To 2012

July 26, 2012 by John · Leave a Comment 

Sales of new homes slipped 8 percent in June.

Home Values Rise 0.8% In May 2012

July 25, 2012 by John · Leave a Comment 

The housing market’s bottom is 9 months behind us. Home values continue to climb nationwide.

Mortgage Rates Down 1 Percent In One Year

July 24, 2012 by John · Leave a Comment 

30-year fixed rate mortgage rates have now dropped through 5 consecutive weeks, and in 11 of the last 12 weeks.

Existing Home Supply Ticks Higher To 6.6 Months Nationwide

July 20, 2012 by John · Leave a Comment 

Home resales slipped more than 5 percent last month, putting a damper recent housing market enthusiasm.

Singe-Family Housing Starts Rise For 4th Straight Month

July 19, 2012 by John · Leave a Comment 

New construction housing is in a post-recession rally.

Homebuilder Confidence Doubles In 12 Months

July 18, 2012 by John · Leave a Comment 

For the second time in three months, the National Association of Homebuilders reports that the Housing Market Index made sizable gains.

Foreclosure Starts Rise For Second Straight Month

July 17, 2012 by John · Leave a Comment 

The number of U.S. homes receiving foreclosure notices topped one million through the first six months of 2012, according to RealtyTrac.

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