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Non-Mortgage Debt Holding Back Home Ownership – RealtyTrac Report

Non-Mortgage Debt Holding Back Home Ownership – RealtyTrac Report

Any kind of debt - student loan or car loan - is a major barrier to homeownership, according to a latest report by real estate intelligence firm RealtyTrac.Read More »

And The Most Resilient American Cities Are… (LIST)

And The Most Resilient American Cities Are… (LIST)

When the housing market crashed in 2008, some areas were hit harder than the rest. While the United States has been posting broad growth across the nation, some hard-hit areas have recovered surprisingly well.Read More »

Welcome the Most Expensive Listing of America at $195 Million

Welcome the Most Expensive Listing of America at $195 Million

A Beverly Hills estate "fit for royalty", asking $195 million, has hit the market, making it the most expensive listing of the United States.Read More »

US Mortgage Rates Move Above 4 Percent

US Mortgage Rates Move Above 4 Percent

Mortgage rates in the United States inched up a little over 4 percent for the week ended Oct. 6, marking the second consecutive week of increases, according to Freddie Mac's latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey.Read More »

Finance & Mortgage
Why You Should Refinance Your Mortgage Now

Why You Should Refinance Your Mortgage Now

As mortgage rates in the United States remain at record low levels, experts have been urging people to lock down on the current rates and refinance an existing home loan to benefit from the low rates.

US Mortgage Rates Tick Up but Remain Below 4 Percent

US Mortgage Rates Tick Up but Remain Below 4 Percent

Mortgage rates in the U.S. went up for the week ended October 30, 2014 rebounding from the record low it reached last week, according to Freddie Mac's weekly Primary Mortgage Market Survey.

Small Lenders Obliging to Slightly Risky Borrowers; Are Lending Standards Loosening?

Small Lenders Obliging to Slightly Risky Borrowers; Are Lending Standards Loosening?

As mortgage rates slumped to 2014 lows last week, small lenders have started obliging slightly risky borrowers, showing that industry lending standards could be loosening for the better.

US Foreclosure Filings Down 9 Percent in September, RealtyTrac

US Foreclosure Filings Down 9 Percent in September, RealtyTrac

Foreclosure filings in the United States fell 9 percent in September from a month ago, according to RealtyTrac's latest foreclosures report. That is 19 percent below last year's figures.

Americans Growing Optimistic About US Housing Market - Fannie Mae Study

Americans Growing Optimistic About US Housing Market - Fannie Mae Study

More number of Americans grew optimistic about the U.S. housing market in September, according to Fannie Mae's National Housing Survey.

Celebrity Homes
Is Sela Ward Secretly Selling Bel Air Property?

Is Sela Ward Secretly Selling Bel Air Property?

Sela Ward, best known for roles in “Sisters”, “CSI” and more recently as “Stacy Warner” on medical

Cheryl Hines and Robert F Kennedy Buy New Malibu Marital Compound for $4.99 Million

Cheryl Hines and Robert F Kennedy Buy New Malibu Marital Compound for $4.99 Million

Cheryl Hines, the "Curb Your Enthusiasm" actress, and her new hubby Robert F. Kennedy Jr. have reportedly

Michelle Williams Selling Brooklyn Townhouse Shared with Heath Ledger for $7.5 Million

Michelle Williams Selling Brooklyn Townhouse Shared with Heath Ledger for $7.5 Million

Michelle Williams, the "Brokeback Mountain" actress, has reportedly listed her ivy-covered townhouse in

Wally Pfister Lists Los Angeles Home for $4.69 Million

Wally Pfister Lists Los Angeles Home for $4.69 Million

Wally Pfister, the popular cinematographer famous for his work on blockbusters likes "The Dark Knight" and

‘Zynga’ Founder Mark Pincus Wants You to Buy His San Francisco Mansion for $18 Million

‘Zynga’ Founder Mark Pincus Wants You to Buy His San Francisco Mansion for $18 Million

Mark Pincus, the founder of 'Zynga', has you glued to the computer screens playing "Farmville" and

Clay Walker Discounts Texas Beach House Price to $995,000

Clay Walker Discounts Texas Beach House Price to $995,000

Clay Walker, the hat-sporting, bike-riding famous country singer, has once again given his Texas beach house a

Former Astros Jeff Bagwell Relists Texas Mansion for $12 Million

Former Astros Jeff Bagwell Relists Texas Mansion for $12 Million

Jeff Bagwell, the now retired baseball player who played his entire career with the "Houston Astros", has

Jake Gyllenhaal Puts Hollywood Hills Home on Market for $3.5 Million

Jake Gyllenhaal Puts Hollywood Hills Home on Market for $3.5 Million

Jake Gyllenhaal, the "Prince of Persia" actor, has reportedly put his Hollywood Hills home for sale with an

Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs Reduces Asking Price of New York City Condo to $7.5 Million

Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs Reduces Asking Price of New York City Condo to $7.5 Million

Sean "Diddy" Combs, the famous rapper, has reportedly reduced the asking price of his condo in Manhattan, New

Latest News

Update: Lauren Bacall’s New York City Home To Hit Market for $26 Million

The New York City home of Lauren Bacall, the famous actress of the yesteryears who passed away in August, is reportedly poised to hit the market later this month for $26 million.

Steve Nash Lists Arizona Home for $4.15 Million

Steve Nash, the point guard for NBA's Los Angeles Lakers, has reportedly put his house in Paradise Valley, Ariz., for $4.15 million.

Stacey Snider Sells Brentwood Mansion to Scooter Braun

Stacey Snider, the brand new co-chairman of 20th Century Fox, didn't just flip jobs but also flipped a home in Brentwood, Los Angeles and the buyer happens to be the talented talent manager - Scooter Braun.

Michal Handzuš Lists California Home For Sale at $4.1 Million

Michal Handzuš, the Slovakian NHL player, has reportedly listed his home in Hermosa Beach, Calif., for $4.1 million.

Andrew Friedman’s Florida Home on Market for $2.35 Million

Andrew Friedman, the new president of the MLB team Los Angeles Dodger, has his St. Petersburg, Fla., home on the market for $2.35 million.

Jason Bateman Wants $2.25 Million for Hollywood Hills Home

Jason Bateman, the "Arrested Development" star, has reportedly listed his Hollywood Hills West home for $2.25 million.

Scooter Braun Lists Los Angeles House for $4.6 Million

Scooter Braun - the famous talent manager whose clients include Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande and Carly Rae Jepsen - has reportedly listed his home in the Sunset Strip area of Hollywood Hills in Los Angeles for $4.6 million.

Reese Witherspoon Parts With Rest of her Brentwood Estate

Reese Witherspoon, the "Legally Blonde" actress, has reportedly sold off the remaining, larger chunk of her Brentwood Circle, Los Angeles, estate for $10.06 million.

Featured Stories

Why Ben Bernanke Can’t Refinance his Mortgage

Why Ben Bernanke Can’t Refinance his Mortgage

Even the former Federal Reserve chairperson has it hard when it comes to mortgages.

Trend Watch: 3D Listing Photos To Simmer Up Real Estate Marketing

Trend Watch: 3D Listing Photos To Simmer Up Real Estate Marketing

After professional photography, staged and aerial pictures, and trailers, a new trend is all set to take over the real estate marketing world - 3D listing photos.

ACSA Infographics Highlight Gender Gaps in Architecture

ACSA Infographics Highlight Gender Gaps in Architecture

To highlight one of the most talked-about and sensitive social issues in architecture today, the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) recently released a report that showed the glaring gender gaps in the field of architecture.

Apple's Spaceship HQ will be the Greenest Building on Earth

Apple's Spaceship HQ will be the Greenest Building on Earth

Apple Inc.'s upcoming spaceship-shaped headquarters in Cupertino, Calif., has been in the news ever since founder Steve Jobs even mentioned plans of the building. To take the legacy of such planning and enhancing the hype a little more, CEO Tim Cook said at the Climate Week in New York City that the structure will probably be the "greenest building on earth".

You could Buy 10 Homes for the Cost of One Waterfront House, Zillow

You could Buy 10 Homes for the Cost of One Waterfront House, Zillow

"Location! Location! Location!" is indeed the ultimate real estate mantra. It is known that homes situated in front of water bodies are more expensive than others, but by how much?

Trend Watch: Stage Listings to Score Faster Sale

Trend Watch: Stage Listings to Score Faster Sale

Selling a home in this competitive housing market can be a challenge. While several studies have pointed out what works and what doesn't, pictures have always been a key to attracting potential buyers. And to amp it up a little more, realtors have started staging their listings, giving them virtual makeovers.

Good Schools Tend to Push Up Home Prices, Redfin Study

Good Schools Tend to Push Up Home Prices, Redfin Study

Areas that have high rated schools tend to be more expensive, according to a new Redfin Study.

This Is Your Typical Millennial Neighborhood, Redfin

This Is Your Typical Millennial Neighborhood, Redfin

Millennials - people aged between 18 and 34 years - are perhaps the most talked about generation right now. They are supposedly shaping everything, right from the economy to the housing market. These guys are everywhere. Considering the buzz surrounding the Generation Y, Redfin released two back-to-back reports on the demographic.

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