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Friday, August 30, 2019

Checking your credit score doesn't hurt it, nor does getting married

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.

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Sunday, August 25, 2019

Stephen Ross on the housing market: 'There will be a slowdown'

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.

Friday, August 23, 2019

Homes for sale: Chinese investors are purchasing fewer U.S. houses

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

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

3 ways you're destroying your financial health (and what to do about it) Bing Creations

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

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

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 home construction fell 4% in July - The Washington Post: US housing starts fell 4% in July, driven by decline in apartment building construction

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Refinances Double; 20 Million Homeowners Could See A Mortgage Rate Drop

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.

Sunday, August 11, 2019

Georgia Dream Homes: Massive Estates You Can Buy

Georgia Dream Homes: Massive Estates You Can Buy: These Georgia dream homes feature state-of-the-art renovations, endless amenities and plenty of space for any family looking to upgrade.

Saturday, August 10, 2019

Rates are low, and mortgages are cheap. So why aren't Americans buying more homes?

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.

Thursday, August 08, 2019

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

Homes for sale: What you need to know about HOAs

Homes for sale: What you need to know about HOAs: About 25% to 27% of the U.S. population lives in a homeowners association. What is a HOA and do you want to live in one?

Monday, August 05, 2019

Rent, don't buy, if you answer yes to all these questions Bing Creations

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

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