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Architects are busier than ever as more homeowners are sprucing up their houses after their mortgages return to positive equity.
Mortgage applications fell to their lowest level in more than 12 years in the past week, according to a weekly report.
Pent-up demand from the government shutdown drove more potential buyers to new model homes, boosting home builder confidence in December.
After investing close to $7 billion in rental properties, Blackstone is offering cash to smaller investors looking to get into the game.
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While fewer borrowers are falling behind on their mortgages, more home equity loans are becoming delinquent.
There is good news and bad news in home buying in the months ahead: Sales are improving, but mortgage rates are set to rise.
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Applications for U.S. home mortgages rose slightly last week after five consecutive weeks of declines, an industry group said on Wednesday.
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Half of the 43 million renters in the U.S. now pay more than a third of their income to their landlords, up from 18 percent 10 years ago.
Lenders initiated foreclosure action against 52,826 U.S. homes in November, down 10 percent from the previous month and a drop of 32 percent from November last year, according to new data from foreclosure listing firm RealtyTrac Inc.. Foreclosure starts increased last month on an annual basis in 15 states, including Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland and Oregon.
Rising rates, in addition to tighter underwriting and fast-rising home prices, have pushed borrowers away from larger lenders.
After delays due to the government shutdown and a large downward revision for August new home sales, the gains aren't quite what they seem.
It may be time to lock in rates, as the average 30-year-fixed mortgage jumped to 4.5 percent Monday.
While education appears to be the primary draw for the buyers, many are also concerned about China's political instability, inflation, even pollution.
For the fifth straight month in October existing home sales fell, as the government shutdown added to an overall slowdown in the U.S. housing market.
The recovery, along with the realization that housing prices can fall nationally, has given rise to coverage protecting against negative equity.
Sales of existing home sales nationally fell 3.2 percent in October, but in the West they were down 7 percent.
Home remodeling projects jumped 14 percent in September from a year ago. The trends, however, are changing, according to a new report from BuildFax.
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