Saturday, August 31, 2019
Friday, August 30, 2019
Checking your credit score doesn't hurt it, nor does getting married: Does getting married affect your credit score? Contrary to what some might think, you don't share credit.
Thursday, August 29, 2019
Southern California homes selling near record-high prices, who is still buying? | Fox Business: Home prices rose 5 percent year over year in Los Angeles.
Wednesday, August 28, 2019
Council Post: Homeowner, Beware: What Will Selling To An IBuyer Cost You?: Don’t underestimate sweat equity because when it comes to your wallet, it’s worth the wait.
Tuesday, August 27, 2019
Real Estate Math: How Much Do I Need To Save For A Down Payment On A House?: This is how much you should be saving.
Monday, August 26, 2019
Sunday, August 25, 2019
Stephen Ross on the housing market: 'There will be a slowdown': Stephen Ross, the real estate mogul who built Hudson Yards, thinks we're in for a housing downturn.
Saturday, August 24, 2019
Friday, August 23, 2019
Homes for sale: Chinese investors are purchasing fewer U.S. houses: Chinese investors are buying fewer U.S. homes because of money controls in China. That's lowering prices and giving U.S. buyers a better chance to buy
Thursday, August 22, 2019
Wednesday, August 21, 2019
3 ways you're destroying your financial health (and what to do about it) Bing Creations: What habits are you cultivating around your financial health and how can they be improved? Here are 3 common mistakes and simple solutions.
Monday, August 19, 2019
Helping people stay in tenancies a 'critical' step toward ending homelessness: The government's new plan to prevent homelessness is being described by service providers as a critical step towards ending the problem.
Sunday, August 18, 2019
US home construction tumbled in July: WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. housing starts fell 4.0% in July, driven by a decline in the construction of apartment buildings. The Commerce Department said Friday that housing starts slipped last month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.19 million units. So far this year, housing starts have declined 3.1%. While there was a slight 1.3% uptick in the construction of single-family homes last month, the gain was offset by a 17.2% drop in the...
Saturday, August 17, 2019
US home construction fell 4% in July - The Washington Post: US housing starts fell 4% in July, driven by decline in apartment building construction
Thursday, August 15, 2019
Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Refinances Double; 20 Million Homeowners Could See A Mortgage Rate Drop: Mortgage rates hit an almost three-year low last week, and it seems homeowners are finally taking full advantage.
Tuesday, August 13, 2019
'We will become homeless': U.S. residents fear housing rule change could force them out of homes - Reuters
'We will become homeless': U.S. residents fear housing rule change could force them out of homes - Reuters: WASHINGTON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Fears are mounting across the United States over a proposal by President Donald Trump's administration that would force tens of thousands of families to choose between splitting up or being homeless together.
Monday, August 12, 2019
A Danish bank is offering mortgages with negative interest rates — why you shouldn’t wish for that to happen in the U.S. - MarketWatch
A Danish bank is offering mortgages with negative interest rates — why you shouldn’t wish for that to happen in the U.S. - MarketWatch: When a mortgage rate is negative, a borrower must still make monthly payments, but they pay back less than what they owe .
Sunday, August 11, 2019
Saturday, August 10, 2019
Rates are low, and mortgages are cheap. So why aren't Americans buying more homes?: Interest rates are dropping and mortgages are at their cheapest in years, while US consumer spending is alive and well. Sounds like the housing market should be on fire — but it isn't.
Friday, August 09, 2019
D.C. to provide free taxi rides to grocery stores for communities east of the Anacostia - The Washington Post
D.C. to provide free taxi rides to grocery stores for communities east of the Anacostia - The Washington Post: Mayor Muriel Bowser announced the expansion of the city’s ‘Taxi-to-Rail’ program on Thursday.
California home builders pull back, deflating housing hopes - Los Angeles Times: Construction is slowing across California as the housing market softens.
Thursday, August 08, 2019
Council Post: Five Things To Remember Before Buying Your First Property: It’s important to be patient and analyze all of your options before making a commitment.
Wednesday, August 07, 2019
Tech companies step up to fund affordable housing, but experts say it’s not enough to curb shortages – GeekWire
Tech companies step up to fund affordable housing, but experts say it’s not enough to curb shortages – GeekWire: Microsoft pledged $500 million for affordable housing in January. Five months later, Google said it would invest $1 billion to help the Bay Area housing crisis. Amazon and Salesforce also announced contributions of their own this year. Major tech companies are stepping up to help mitigate affordable…
Tuesday, August 06, 2019
Monday, August 05, 2019
Rent, don't buy, if you answer yes to all these questions Bing Creations: 3 questions to help you determine if it is better to rent or buy your next home; including a look at the factors behind this crucial decision.
Saturday, August 03, 2019
Tiny house law might help address affordable housing crisis | Tacoma News Tribune: On July 28, Washington State Senate Bill 5383 went into effect. The law recognizes tiny houses with wheels as legitimate permanent residences. Lawmakers and advocates hope it helps provide affordable housing.
Friday, August 02, 2019
Texas joins growing list of AGs looking to block T-Mobile/Sprint merger | TechCrunch: premises — LiveJournal
Texas joins growing list of AGs looking to block T-Mobile/Sprint merger | TechCrunch: premises — LiveJournal: https://techcrunch.com/2019/08/02/texas-joins-growing-list-of-ags-looking-to-block-t-mobile-sprint-merger/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Techcrunch+%28TechCrunch%29
Thursday, August 01, 2019
'Tiny homes' for homeless vets planned on Milwaukee's northwest side: The project is planned for a city-owned site at North 60th Street and West Green Tree Road.