Even though that rates five “duhs” on the Captain Obvious meter, last week we heard at least one detail that wasn’t entirely self-evident. It could be found in quasi-governmental Freddie Mac’s Thursday...
For many homeowners who had fretted about a future clouded by multiple unknowns, the rise in their home's estimated value had been more than just comforting.
Because of school year calendars and weather-related cycles, real estate activity usually coincides with the historical spring-summer peak selling season in most of the U.S.
Even after a first-time buyer has begun to suspect that their housing expenses could actually be less as an owner than what they now spend as a renter, the reasons include a couple of specifics that require...
Homeowners who remain unpersuaded by either camp may look for other signs to help judge the current market prospects.
What accounts for such a high level of buyer enthusiasm?
Although their “5 Questions” were said to be those real estate pros “say you should ask yourself,” you don’t have to be a professional to recognize the wisdom in giving them some thought. As...
Inflation has been on a lot of peoples’ minds lately, including homeowners who have been considering whether now is the time to list their homes.
Financial commentators may be forgiven for neglecting to count “real estate” as an investment class when you consider that its peculiar characteristics would make it an oddball inclusion.
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