Why buyers need to act now, before interest rates increase

Economists are warning of a “big impact” that rising mortgage rates could have on buyers who’re shopping for real estate.

Singapore Authorities’ Housing Market Warning May Fall on Deaf Ears

Singapore authorities have already warned that the housing market is not heading in the right direction. As experienced in the last four years, there are low sales of apartments, and the price

AJJK Inc. lands $15.5M funding, rebrands as Lyric to take on Airbnb

AJJK Inc. is the name of the company, which has landed $15.5 million in a series A round of funding that also saw the participation of Fifth Wall Ventures and New Enterprise Associates, the Wall Street Journal reported.

HUD could see $8.8 billion slashed from its budget under Trump proposal

The Department of Housing and Urban Development is facing budget cuts that could impact, and even force it to close some of its programs. President Donal Trump’s proposed fiscal year 2019 budget would cut the HUD’s funding by $8.8 billion,

Airbnb hosts can now use rental income for refinance applications

With many major U.S. cities busy trying to work out what kind of impact Airbnb has on local rental markets, the home sharing company is forging ahead with a new initiative that could further weave itself into the homeowner’s mindset.

Now is the most profitable time to sell in 10 years, experts say

Now is the most profitable time to sell, with rising home prices and most homeowners choosing to stay put for longer, those who do sell can generate much more

Buyers rush through mortgage applications ahead of expected interest rate increase

Mortgage rates are moving higher, and that has some home shoppers rushing to locking in rates before they edge up even more, according to a report in CNBC.

The 6 Steps for getting A Home Loan

Having a home to your name is the best thing you can have but getting from the homeownership dream to actually owning a home is a tough journey. With financial trouble right in the middle of home ownership and the fact that home ownership isn’t cheap or getting cheaper,

Granny flats on the rise as cities battle against inventory shortage

So-called “granny flats”, which generally means specialized housing units for older in-laws, are seeing their popularity surge in a number of housing-starved areas across the country, according to media reports.

Buyers drop bigger down payments to gain a competitive edge

As buyers face increased competition in U.S. housing markets, some are attempting to gain a competitive edge by offering a larger down payment. “In many purchase situations, there are multiple offers, and the buyers who have the bigger down payment are more likely to win out,” Daren Blomquist, ATTOM Data Solutions’ senior vice president, told […]

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