Rising Prices Stimulate Buyers

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Palm Beach County homes are experiencing a resurgence in value.-Stefan   Home Prices Rise, Putting Country in Buying Mood John Moore/Getty Images A home construction site in Denver. The inventory of homes on the market is usually low. By CATHERINE RAMPELL Published: May 28, 2013 241 Comments Americans are in a buying mood, thanks largely to the housing recovery. Multimedia Graphic Housing’s Read More

Mortgage On A Fixed Income

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banks have real issues.-Stefan   Qualifying for a Loan After Retirement  Text Size   Published: Wednesday, 8 May 2013 | 8:51 AM ET By: Lisa Prevost Comstock Images | Getty Images Retirees trying to obtain a mortgage may find that a pristine credit history and healthy retirement accounts are not enough. Lenders are also looking for a consistent monthly income in Read More

The Truth About Home Price Gains

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Insight into the nearterm rise-Stefan   Here’s What Is Really Behind Home Price Gains  Text Size   Published: Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 11:02 AM ET By: Diana OlickCNBC Real Estate Reporter Getty Images The numbers just keep going up. Home prices are defying gravity and expectations, which has some asking exactly how real they are and what is driving them. The Read More

South Florida Rebounding!

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there is still upside-Stefan   South Florida Residential Market Rebounding April 29, 2013 04:00PM Fisher Island and South Beach In pockets of the U.S., including South Florida, residential real estate is on the bound after hitting bottom five years ago. The demand far outstrips supply, triggering prices upward that lead to bidding wars, even for the U.S. government’s Housing and Urban Read More

U.S. Homeownership Falls

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The changing reality of home ownership-Stefan   U.S. Homeownership Rate Falls to Lowest Since 1995 By Prashant Gopal & John Gittelsohn – Apr 30, 2013 11:55 AM ET The U.S. homeownership rate fell to the lowest in almost 18 years, reflecting rising demand for rentals and investor purchases in the housing market. The share of Americans who own their homes was 65 percent in the first quarter, Read More