firstname.lastname@example.org | May 18, 2019 | 0
Lower mortgage rates helped the housing market in May, as home sales topped 400,000 units for the first time in 10 months.
Long-term mortgage rates remained steady for the period ending June 20, and consumers are responding with a hefty increase in mortgage applications in recent weeks.
30-year: 3.84% vs. 3.82% a week ago
15-year: 3.25% vs. 3.26% a week ago
Source: Freddie Mac
The home-flipping craze has been, well, crazy in recent years, thanks to HGTV. But those head-turning gains are becoming more like head-hanging losses.
Affordability and politics, in some cases, are causing more Californians to leave the Golden State for Boise, Reno and other cities in the West.
Online real estate giant Zillow is buying homes in several markets nationwide, with the goal of making minor fixes that generate nifty profits.