Expert says rising mortgage rates will be good for the housing market

It looks as if the Federal Reserve is finally going to do something about raising short term interest rates

Home flippers are getting nervous recent data shows

Home flippers are getting wary, as the percentage of homes bought and quickly sold off at a profit is receding for the first time in quite a few years.

Why the sudden spike in foreclosures last month?

Foreclosure filings jumped by 27 percent in October 2016 compared to the previous month, having previously hit their lowest level in 129 months in September

Realtytrac Neighborhood Portal Homefacts Launches Real-time Email Alerts For 117 Million US Properties

IRVINE, Calif. – June 28, 2016 — RealtyTrac® (, the nation’s leading source for comprehensive housing data, announced today that its neighborhood portal, has released a new Homefacts email alert product. Accessible for more than 117 million U.S. properties, Homefacts Alerts provides weekly and monthly email updates of neighborhood and property details that may […]

Down payment assistance leads to big savings over a loan’s lifetime

Home buyers can afford big savings over the lifespan of their home loan by taking advantage of down payment assistance programs, according to a new report jointly published by RealtyTrac and Down Payment Resource.

Just how good a home is the White House?

Whoever wins the presidency will be forced to uproot themselves and their families into a new home – the White House no less. But how will their new home compare to their current residence?

RealtyTrac: Single men’s homes appreciate in value more than those of single women

Single girls are losing out to single guys when it comes to housing, according to a new study by RealtyTrac, which found that single men’s homes have appreciated in value more than those of single women.

Spring Favors Sellers More than Buyers

Most people believe that spring is the best time to buy or sell a home. But is it or isn’t it? As with most events in life – “that depends”. If you want to move while the children are out of school so that you can enroll them in a new school at the beginning […]

RealtyTrac: Home price gains could stall key real estate markets

Sellers sold their homes for an average 17% gain in the last month, which amounts to $30,500 more than the purchase price, underlining many expert’s thoughts that now is well and truly a seller’s market.

RealtyTrac launches new Home Disclosure report

RealtyTrac is hoping to help homebuyers ensure they’re moving into a desirable area with a new and fully comprehensive home report too that offers insights into more than 115 million homes across the U.S.

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