New home sales kick off 2017 on a high note

New home sales kick off 2017 on a high note

Mar 9, 2017 | Kelly Leighton

Sales of newly built single-family homes increased 3.7 percent in January.

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Single women unable to afford rent and mortgage in most major metros

Single women unable to afford rent and mortgage in most major metros

Mar 8, 2017 | Kelly Leighton

Fourteen cities, including Philadelphia, have priced out all singles.

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Number of foreclosures continues to decrease

Number of foreclosures continues to decrease

Mar 7, 2017 | Kelly Leighton

Foreclosures have dropped nearly 40 percent year-to-year, according to CoreLogic’s recently-released December 2016 National Foreclosure Report.

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The Fair Housing Act and non-citizens: What you need to know

The Fair Housing Act and non-citizens: What you need to know

Mar 6, 2017 | Douglas Fogle

Does the FHA prohibit discrimination on the basis of citizenship?

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Optimism about housing market this year continues to grow

Optimism about housing market this year continues to grow

Mar 3, 2017 | Kelly Leighton

Fannie Mae’s January Home Purchase Sentiment Index rose to 82.7, an increase of 2 percent from December, after five months of declining numbers.

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Compared to previous generations, millennials are less apt to move

Compared to previous generations, millennials are less apt to move

Mar 2, 2017 | Kelly Leighton

In 2016, only one in five millennials had moved since 2015.

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Fido does impact where pet owners live and how they renovate

Fido does impact where pet owners live and how they renovate

Mar 1, 2017 | Kelly Leighton

Ninety-nine percent of those with a pet believe the animal is a part of their family, according to NAR’s 2017 Animal House: Remodeling Impact report.

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Survey: 25 percent of Americans interested in buying this year

Survey: 25 percent of Americans interested in buying this year

Feb 28, 2017 | Kelly Leighton

Twenty-five percent of adults reported that they are very likely or somewhat likely to purchase a home this year, according to a recent survey by Bankrate.

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Existing-home sales kick off 2017 hitting decade high

Existing-home sales kick off 2017 hitting decade high

Feb 27, 2017 | Kelly Leighton

“Much of the country saw robust sales activity last month as strong hiring and improved consumer confidence at the end of last year appear to have sparked considerable interest in buying a home,” NAR’s Dr. Lawrence Yun said.

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