Real Estate

Thursday, May 4th 2017 7:24 am
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Wednesday, August 19th 2015 12:11 pm
Single-family home starts up to pre-recession levelWASHINGTON (AP) Aug. 18, 2015 U.S. builders started work on single-family houses last month at the fastest pace since the Great Recession began in late 2007.Housing starts in August rose 0.2 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.21 mil [Read More]
Tuesday, August 18th 2015 12:29 pm
Why are Americans waiting longer to buy first homes?WASHINGTON (AP) Aug. 17, 2015 Short of cash and unsettled in their careers, young Americans are waiting longer than ever to buy their first homes.The typical first-timer now rents for six years before buying a home, up from 2.6 years in the early [Read More]
Wednesday, August 12th 2015 12:42 pm
Woman has 4 homes, one tax exemption and its legalFORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. Aug. 12, 2015 Retiree Karen Caputo owns four homes in Hollywood and claims one tax exemption on all four of them.A few folks, apparently, have a problem with that.Caputo, a Hollywood activist, has been reported to the Broward [Read More]
Friday, August 7th 2015 12:45 pm
Study finds high student loans hurting real estateNEW YORK Aug. 6, 2015 Most millennials (56 percent) with current or past student loans have delayed major life events because of their debt, according to anew study.In contrast, only 43 percent of older adults have done the same.Buying [Read More]
Wednesday, August 5th 2015 1:08 pm
Retirees choosing to upsize homesNEW YORK Aug. 3, 2015 Americans traditionally chose to downsize in retirement, but that may no longer be true. A wave of today's retirees decide to upsize and enjoy the best home of their lives in retirement, according to a recent Merrill Lynch and Age Wave retirem [Read More]
Tuesday, August 4th 2015 12:45 pm
More owners sell high-end properties via auctionsEDWARDS, Colo. (AP) Aug. 3, 2015 Bob and Karin Weber built their dream home 14 years ago, creating an 11,000-square-foot mountaintop oasis. Now that the couple is in their 70s, they're ready to downsize and possibly move to nearby Vail.After trying [Read More]
Thursday, July 30th 2015 12:19 pm
Real estate again Americans top investment choiceNEW YORK July 29, 2015 For many Americans, last decade's housing bubble is largely forgotten: 27 percent in a recent poll said real estate was the best investment for money they would not need for at least a decade, according to a new s [Read More]
Wednesday, July 29th 2015 12:42 pm
Home prices rose 4.9% in May, lifted by strong salesWASHINGTON (AP) July 28, 2015 U.S. home prices rose steadily in May, pushed higher by a healthy increase in sales this year.The Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index increased 4.9 percent in May from 12 months earlier, down slig [Read More]
Friday, July 24th 2015 1:01 pm
Treasury Dept. issues final rule on flood insuranceWASHINGTON July 22, 2015 A group of federal government regulatory agencies the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), Federal Reserve System, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Farm Credit Administration and National Credit Union Administration [Read More]