All posts tagged "Real Estate"
US home prices rising 2 times faster than wages
Dwindling supply of houses for sale causing prices to outpace income growth
- Posted May 30, 2017
US new-home sales rise in sign of housing market health
WASHINGTON — Americans bought more new homes in January after a steep fall-off the previous month, a sign the housing market is healthy despite higher mortgage rates. New home sales rose 3.7 percent to a seasonally-adjusted 555,000,...
- Posted February 24, 2017
Americans buy existing homes at fastest pace in a decade
WASHINGTON — Americans shrugged off rising mortgage rates and bought existing homes in January at the fastest pace since 2007. That has set off bidding wars that have pushed up prices as the supply of available homes...
- Posted February 22, 2017
Some advice for borrowers and investors: Take a deep breath
WASHINGTON — If you’re about to buy a home, shop for a car or borrow for college, the pros have some advice: Go ahead. The Federal Reserve’s decision Wednesday to slightly raise its key interest rate, advisers...
- Posted December 14, 2016
US home sales reach strongest pace in nearly a decade
WASHINGTON – Americans bought homes in October at the fastest pace in nearly decade, helped out by low mortgage rates that have since started to climb following the presidential election of Donald Trump. The National Association of...
- Posted November 22, 2016
Some Buyers Call Classes By “Flip or Flop” Stars Misleading
NEW YORK — For Doug Stephens, the free event seemed like a good way to learn how to flip homes. An online ad for the December gathering sported pictures of Tarek and Christina El Moussa, the stars...
- Posted October 26, 2016
Why Your Bank May Not Be Giving You the Best Mortgage Rate
Mortgage rates are near all-time lows, and it might be hard to imagine them going even lower. And yet, some loan experts say, many banks aren’t giving borrowers the lowest rates they deserve. It’s a matter of...
- Posted October 13, 2016
Clinton proposes closing real estate loophole, not Trump
SANTA FE, N.M. – Donald Trump’s wealth has helped define the 2016 presidential race and it is also shaping the campaign’s tax debate. Trump contends he has the expertise to fix the tax code and close loopholes...
- Posted October 12, 2016
US Pending Home Sales Slump in August
WASHINGTON — Fewer Americans signed contracts to buy homes in August, as a shortage of properties for sale is weighing on the market. The National Association of Realtors said Thursday its seasonally adjusted pending home sales index...
- Posted September 29, 2016
Tribune Media Completes Sale of Tribune Tower, Other Assets
NEW YORK — Tribune Media has completed the sale of several real estate assets, including the Tribune Tower in Chicago. The Chicago-based company announced last month that it was selling the 1925 neo-Gothic tower to CIM Group....
- Posted September 28, 2016