General Real Estate News

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Summer temperatures and inflation are running hot. Here's how to save money on cooling bills as prices rise

The combination of a hot summer and rising energy prices can pinch Americans' budgets. Here are some ways to save money while staying cool. Read Article

Wed, 29 Jun 2022 11:41:38 PDT

Mortgage demand stalls again, even as interest rates swing briefly lower

Mortgage rates moved slightly lower last week, causing a small increase in demand for refinancing home loans. Read Article

Wed, 29 Jun 2022 05:36:29 PDT

Home price increases slowed in April for the first time in months, S&P Case-Shiller says

Prices rose 20.4% nationally in April compared with the same month a year ago, according to the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Index. Read Article

Tue, 28 Jun 2022 06:50:12 PDT

Pending home sales post surprise increase in May, likely due to brief pullback in mortgage rates

Pending home sales, a measure of signed contracts on existing homes, rose slightly in May, up 0.7% compared with April. Read Article

Mon, 27 Jun 2022 07:56:07 PDT

Demand for adjustable-rate mortgages surges, as interest rates make biggest jump in 13 years

Mortgage rates surged to the highest level since 2008, but more buyers applied for loans, perhaps concerned rates would move even higher. Read Article

Wed, 22 Jun 2022 05:32:34 PDT

Sales of existing homes fell in May, and more declines are expected

Sales of existing homes in May fell 3.4% to a seasonally adjusted annualized rate of 5.41 million units, according to the National Association of Realtors. Read Article

Tue, 21 Jun 2022 07:52:41 PDT

Here's why this housing downturn is nothing like the last one

The housing market has cooled off a bit after an incredibly hot stretch fueled by the pandemic. That doesn't mean it's about to be 2007 all over again. Read Article

Mon, 20 Jun 2022 05:00:01 PDT

'I can't win in this market': Why LGBTQ homebuyers say mortgage rates are hitting them especially hard

The rapid rise in home prices, followed by a spike in mortgage rates, is particularly impactful for LGBTQ homebuyers. Read Article

Sun, 19 Jun 2022 05:53:23 PDT

43% of homeowners have delayed home improvements and maintenance due to inflation. Here's why that's risky

If inflation is squeezing your budget, there are steps you can take as a homeowner to help avoid costly fixes. Read Article

Fri, 17 Jun 2022 14:57:08 PDT

China's property troubles have pushed one debt indicator above levels seen in the financial crisis

A measure of risk levels for Asia debt surpassed its 2009 financial crisis high, thanks to a surge in downgrades of Chinese property developers, Moody's said. Read Article

Thu, 16 Jun 2022 23:47:39 PDT