This year’s hurricane season could cost even more, report finds



Hurricane season is upon us once again, and experts are warning that this year’s storms could create even higher reconstruction costs than the last.

New home prices fall, but good luck finding one!



Buyers who’re seeking a brand new home are benefiting from lower prices on newly constructed properties, according to a report by Realtor.com.

Home sales fall again as low inventory leaves buyers with fewer options



Existing home sales have failed to gain much traction in the past month, according to a new report from the National Association of Realtors released last week.

Here’s how much Americans value homeownership



Homeownership is so desirable among Americans that they’re willing to make extreme sacrifices, even if it means giving up some of their basic rights, if it means getting a chance to buy a home, according to a new survey.

How developers and city planners can promote healthier lifestyles



Experts are investigating if there is a link between life expectancy and the standard of people’s housing, and if so, how this problem can be addressed.

Why a home warranty is best for first-time home buyers



It’s a wonderful feeling when you finally clinch your property deal and realize you have become a homeowner for the very first time. Sometimes seemingly endless

Single women buy twice as many homes as single men



Single women are showing much greater interest in becoming homeowners than their single male counterparts, according to a new study.

Mortgage or Deed of Trust?



When real estate purchasers apply for a loan, they call it a mortgage. In about 35 of the states, a mortgage is what they will sign at closing.

Report: Despite earning more, most college grads are staying at home



Young college graduates are more likely to be living with their parents than they were before the housing bubble, especially in places that had a more exaggerated boom and subsequent crash.

Fannie Mae’s housing confidence index hits all-time high



Fannie Mae’s housing confidence index leapt to an all-time high last month as optimism among buyers increased.

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