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New Home Construction in U.S. Tops 1 Million, Third Time in 2014

New Home Construction in U.S. Tops 1 Million, Third Time in 2014

For the third time this year, nationwide housing starts surpassed the million-mark. Read More »

Mortgage Rates in U.S. Hit 2014 Lows

Mortgage Rates in U.S. Hit 2014 Lows

Average fixed mortgage rates hitting new lows for the year as 10-year bond yields briefly dipped below 2 percent. Read More »

U.S. Builder Confidence Falls in October

U.S. Builder Confidence Falls in October

After four consecutive monthly gains, builder confidence in the market for newly built single-family homes fell five points. Read More »

Foreclosures Activity in U.S. Upticks in Q3, First Time Since 2011

Foreclosures Activity in U.S. Upticks in Q3, First Time Since 2011

Foreclosure filings were reported on 317,171 U.S. properties in the third quarter. Read More »

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Grand Tetons Wonderland - (Driggs, Idaho)

Grand Tetons Wonderland - (Driggs, Idaho)

Huntsman Springs is golf and club community developed by Jon Huntsman, Sr. A place of serenity and beauty in the hitherto undeveloped Teton Valley of Western Idaho. Read More »

Last Updated October 17, 2014 12:15 PM ET

North America Residential News

Cash sales made up 32.9 percent of total U.S. home sales in July 2014, the lowest share since August 2008, and down from 35.9 percent in July 2013.

According to Zillow, the 30-year fixed mortgage rate is currently 3.81 percent, down fifteen basis points from this time last week.

Nearly half of all U.S. housing markets are better off now than during the last Presidential election cycle two years ago, the balance are not.

Tight mortgage lending standards continue to affect sales for single-family builders across the nation.

In the 12 months ending June 2014 a total of 797,865 Home Equity Lines of Credit (HELOCs) were originated nationwide

For the week ending October 3, 2014, mortgage applications increased 3.8 percent from one week earlier.

The median price of homes sold last month in Southern Nevada increased slightly.

Besides being LeBron James' hometown, Akron Ohio is now top dog for buying rental property.

Home price increases in the golden state are expected to stall in 2015.

U.S. home prices nationwide, including distressed sales, increased 6.4 percent in August 2014.

What is the penalty to breaking our lease? Losing the security? What is standard?

Is it best to find someone very local? Can agents work different territories?

According to the 2014 National Association of Realtors Profile of Real Estate Firms report, real estate firms are confident about the future.

There was 45,000 completed foreclosures nationally, down from 58,000 in August 2013, a year-over-year decrease of 22.2 percent.

Certain counties in North Carolina, Georgia, Florida and Michigan ranked highest for buying residential rental properties.

According to the Mortgage Bankers Association's Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI), mortgage credit availability remained unchanged in September 2014.

Quiet and unassuming areas adjacent to traditional luxury markets have rapidly transformed into hotbeds of luxury real estate.

According to MBA's Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending Sep. 26, 2014, mortgage applications decreased 0.2 percent from one week earlier.

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