What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week : December 31, 2012

December 31, 2012 by John · Leave a Comment 

Mortgage bonds improved last week, pushing mortgage rates lower nationwide.

Fixing Up An Historic Home : The Three Rs

December 28, 2012 by John · Leave a Comment 

Restoration, Renovation, and Repair — the three Rs of fixing up an historic home.

Case-Shiller Index Posts 4% Annual Home Price Gain

December 27, 2012 by John · Leave a Comment 

The Case-Shiller Index showed home prices gaining 4.3 percent during the 12-month period ending October 2012.

How To Install A Water Heater Jacket

December 26, 2012 by John · Leave a Comment 

Homeowners can save up to 9% per year on water heating costs with a properly-fitted water heater jacket.

What’s Ahead for Mortgage Rates This Week: December 24, 2012

December 24, 2012 by John · Leave a Comment 

Freddie Mac reported the average 30-year fixed rate mortgage rate at 3.37 percent — an increase of 0.05 percentage points from the week prior.

3 Ways To Purchase Foreclosed Properties

December 20, 2012 by John · Leave a Comment 

There are three main ways to buy a foreclosed home.

Homebuilder Confidence Rises For 9th Straight Month

December 19, 2012 by John · Leave a Comment 

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) released its Housing Market Index (HMI), showing another monthly gain — its ninth in a row.

Short Sales Outnumber Foreclosure Sales For Third Straight Quarter

December 18, 2012 by John · Leave a Comment 

Foreclosure-tracker RealtyTrac reports falling foreclosure sales nationwide as banks get better at selling homes via short sale.

What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week : December 17, 2012

December 17, 2012 by John · Leave a Comment 

Mortgage bonds worsened last week, moving mortgage rates higher.

Improving Market Index : Up To 201 Cities For December 2012

December 14, 2012 by John · Leave a Comment 

The Improving Market Index added 76 metropolitan areas in December as compared to the month prior.

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