New type of 15-year mortgage permits lower-income buyers to use down-payment money up front to slash interest rate, accelerate equity, speed up ownership
Buying or selling, for success be prepared
Buyers trending a little older, often without kids or wedding rings
DEAR BARRY: I just bought a house and closed escrow on the 22nd of the month.
High-density housing pared back
WASHINGTON — More Americans purchased homes in December, yet total sales slipped in 2014 as first-time buyers struggled to find… more »
WASHINGTON — U.S. home rental prices continued to climb at a modest pace in December, but rapidly escalating costs in… more »
The median home price in New Mexico nudged up last year by a little more than 1 percent, from $173,000… more »
WASHINGTON — Construction of new homes rebounded in December, helping to push activity for the entire year to the highest… more »
U.S. homebuilders are feeling slightly less confident in their sales prospects ahead of the spring homebuying season, traditionally the peak… more »
WASHINGTON – A unanimous Supreme Court has ruled that homebuyers don’t need to file a lawsuit, but may simply write a letter if they want to back out of a mortgage because they claim their lender violated the federal Truth in Lending Act.
DEAR BARRY: I keep hearing conflicting opinions about whether to install carbon monoxide alarms high or low.