A whopping 64% of prospective homebuyers said they'd spend more than originally planned for the perfect home, according to a survey by LendingTree
by Lillian Dickerson Aug 27
The government-sponsored enterprises are imposing a 0.5% fee on refinances, a move that, while garnering criticism, could convince homeowners to buy while rates are still low
by Patrick Kearns Aug 13
Year over year, requests for home improvement personal loans increased by 7.8% from the first week of June 2019 to the same week in June 2020
by Lillian Dickerson Jun 19
53% of homebuyers say they now plan to buy a home within the next year as a result of factors surrounding the pandemic, according to online lending marketplace LendingTree
by Lillian Dickerson Jun 8
In cities with floodplains but no recent catastrophic events, few homeowners actually have flood insurance
by Jim Dalrymple II May 27
The coronavirus pandemic has resulted in lenders offering significantly lower average annual percentage rates to homebuyers and refinance borrowers
by Lillian Dickerson May 6
Mortgage rates reached the lowest point in 50 years last week, and one economist predicted they could plummet even more this week
by Patrick Kearns Mar 10
Americans plan to move to more affordable places, for job opportunities and to be closer to their children, among other reasons
by Jim Dalrymple II Feb 11
New paper has surprising insights into the impact that foreclosure policies have on the broader housing market
by Lew Sichelman Oct 22
Economists and real estate agents are mixed about the impact the next recession will have on housing
by Patrick Kearns Oct 1
Economists and agents offered different opinions on how the 2nd rate cut of the year will impact housing market
by Patrick Kearns Sep 18
Static rates could lead to steady or declining mortgage rates, economists say
by Patrick Kearns Mar 20
But don’t expect homes to get cheaper anytime soon with demand remaining high
by Patrick Kearns Oct 24
The move helps the lending giant expand further into the insurance space
Attention from start-ups and tech giants has pushed California home values past the $1M mark
by Marian McPherson Jul 6