Survey shows 1/3 of Candians believe housing is “unaffordable”

More than a third (38 percent) of Canadian homeowners feel that housing in their area is unaffordable, according to a new survey released by Manulife Bank of Canada.

CAR voices frustration at FHFA’s refusal to increase conforming loan limits

CAR President Ziggy Zicarelli stressed the association’s disappointed with the FHFA’s decision not to raise conforming loan limits for 2016 in a statement issued to the press this week

Fannie Mae teams up with DocuSign to ease the paperwork burden

The Federal National Mortgage Association, commonly known as Fannie Mae, is finally joining the digital revolution. It’s just announced a new partnership with DocuSign to give buyers an “easy, fast and secure way” to perform electronic signatures

Detroit gets $30M to rejuvenate blighted neighborhoods

The AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust (HIT) announced that it will invest up to $30 million in the Detroit Neighborhood Home Repair Program, a partnership with leading civic and community organizations to rejuvenate up to 300 single-family homes and properties that have faced decades of blight. transforms how buyers connect with real estate agents, a new website that launched in late October to simplify the selling and renting processes, turns the tables for consumers.

Google now offers a free mortgage comparison tool

Google is getting into the mortgage game with a little help from Zillow Group. The search engine giant is offering a new product that helps consumers to better analyze their mortgage quotes.

A few things to keep in mind when dealing with foreign buyers

The period from April 2014 to March 2015 saw around 209,000 U.S. residential properties (around four percent of all existing-home sales) snapped up by foreign buyers

Here’s why Dallas-Fort Worth is so hot right now:

The housing market in Dallas has long been one of the country’s hottest, thanks to the city’s status as one of the best and most affordable places in which to live.

Worried about a housing bubble? Here’s 5 reasons why you shouldn’t be

What with home prices now soaring above what they were in the bubble era, concerns are being raised that history might be about to repeat itself.

Effective Ways to Use a Loan for Home Improvement Projects

Home improvement loans offer the opportunity to work on your house and enjoy a better space. It also adds value to your property when you make changes that improve the overall function or use of the space.