A short-lived drop in mortgage rates bumped prices and sales, but both will continue to slow in the coming months.
Higher rates are causing many home shoppers to pull back on their plans, with mortgage activity plummeting during the second quarter. But those who are buying, are putting down record-setting down payments.
Institutional investors have been crunching data and finding out that buying and leasing out homes does not generate the same head-turning returns.
Bad credit, no down payment? No problem. Bank of America announces plan to help first-time buyers in some Black and Latino neighborhoods in Los Angeles.
California home sales slowed for the fourth consecutive month in July, as higher interest rates and near-record-high prices are affecting affordability and causing more home shoppers to hold off. Sales tumbled to an adjusted annualized rate of 295,460 homes in July, a 14.4% decline compared to June and off a staggering 31.1% from a year…