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Most Millennials Buying a Home Soon Unaware of Closing Costs

Most Millennials Buying a Home Soon Unaware of Closing Costs

Approximately two-thirds of Millennials, adults between the ages of 18-34, who plan to buy a home are unaware of closing costs. Read More »


U.S. Housing Starts Uptick 2 Percent in March

U.S. Housing Starts Uptick 2 Percent in March

Nationwide housing starts rose 2 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 926,000 units in March 2015 from an upwardly revised February reading. Read More »

Q1 Foreclosure Activity in U.S. at Lowest Levels in 8 Years

Q1 Foreclosure Activity in U.S. at Lowest Levels in 8 Years

Foreclosure filings -- default notices, scheduled auctions and bank repossessions -- were reported on 313,487 U.S. properties in the first quarter of 2015 Read More »

U.S. Home Builder Confidence Rises in April

U.S. Home Builder Confidence Rises in April

Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes in April rose four points to a level of 56 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI). Read More »


Global Property Spotlight

Golfito Marina Village & Resort - (Costa Rica)

Golfito Marina Village & Resort - (Costa Rica)

Costa Rica's Newest Luxury Superyacht Destination Now Under Construction Read More »

Last Updated April 17, 2015 8:30 AM ET

North America Residential News

California's housing market continued to pick up steam as existing home sales and prices propelled higher, with both posting back-to-back increases in March 2015.

Based on a new report by Irvine-based Auction.com, Denver is the top dog in 2015 for being the best U.S. housing market in 2015 for single-family home sales.

According to the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending April 10, 2015, mortgage applications decreased 2.3 percent from one week earlier.

Miami's real estate market remains a top destination for foreign buyers despite economic slowdowns in Latin America and Western Europe.

CoreLogic published today its February 2015 National Foreclosure Report, which shows that the foreclosure inventory declined by 27.3 percent and completed foreclosures declined by 15.7 percent.

Mortgage applications for new U.S. home purchases increased by 17 percent relative to the previous month.

Freddie Mac's latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey (PMMS) reported this week that the average fixed mortgage rate moved lower following a weaker than expected jobs report for March 2015.

RealtyTrac: the monthly house payment on a median-priced home is more affordable than the monthly fair market rent on a three-bedroom property in 76 percent of the U.S. counties surveyed.

According to the Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors (GLVAR), Southern Nevada home sales surged in March 2015, while prices remained stable.

if we want to head to the suburbs. We both are from the west coast. How do we decide where we should look within Manhattan?

In Cuba, 220 miles south of Miami, real estate is considered hotter than any other commodity on the world market today.

U.S. home prices nationwide, including distressed sales, increased by 5.6 percent in February 2015 compared to February 2014.

According to the Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI), mortgage credit availability increased in March 2015.

California might be in a crippling drought, but the state's residential real estate market is far from drying up.

Existing home sales for the month will fall between seasonally adjusted annual rates (SAAR) of 4.9 and 5.22 million, with a targeted number of 5.06 million.

Independent mortgage banks reported a net gain of $744 on each loan they originated in the fourth quarter of 2014, down from a reported gain of $897 per loan in the third quarter of 2014.

According to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending March 27, 2015, mortgage applications increased 4.6 percent from one week earlier.

According to the National Association of Realtors, pending home sales in February 2015 increased to their highest level since June 2013 as sizeable gains in the Midwest and West offset smaller declines in the Northeast and South.


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