Buying

Zillow Mortgage Marketplace: 30-Year Loan Hits 6-Week Low

Upcoming economic reports could soon send mortgage rates back up. Continue Reading »

Homebuilder Confidence Rises, Barely

"Builder confidence has been in a holding pattern the past three months." Continue Reading »

Jack Reacher Author Buys Expedia CEO's Co-op

Dara Khosrowshahi has sold his co-op on New York's Upper West Side to author Jim Grant, known by the pen name Lee Child. Continue Reading »

Housing Industry Wonders: What Does Mel Watt Want?

"Watt's voice ... has been muted. He hasn't publicly been part of the debate." Continue Reading »

Missed Mortgage Payments Are Back on the Rise

"If delinquencies reach an uncomfortable level, we may see lenders pull back again." Continue Reading »

For Sale: 6 Princely Settings for 'Game of Thrones' Viewing

ZillowThis Texas castle's grand banquet hall could accommodate an army. By Catherine Sherman Where are you watching "Game of Thrones"? With the hit HBO show back for a fourth season, now is the perfect time to dream about a Red Keep of your own. Maybe a medieval-style fortress with turrets galore? Or,... Continue Reading »

Sofia Vergara Buys Beverly Hills Villa for $10.6 Million

Sofia Vergara has bought an ornately decorated seven-bedroom, nine-bathroom home. Continue Reading »

Cities With the Most Foreclosures

Florida again leads the nation with the most cities with foreclosure filings, according to new data from RealtyTrac. Continue Reading »

Zillow Mortgage Marketplace: 30-Year Rate Drops Again

"We expect rates to remain about where they are now...." Continue Reading »

For-Sale Cabins, Like Those on 'American Dream Builders'

Here are five rustic cabin retreats in vacations spots across the U.S. that are now on the market, starting at $105,000. Continue Reading »

Homebuying Factors that Mortgage Calculators Miss

It's smart to take advantage of resources like mortgage calculators to help you make homebuying decisions, but that's only a start. Continue Reading »

Jimmy Fallon Moves Up in His NYC Condo Building

The "Tonight Show" host is expanding his living space in the historic building overlooking New York City's Gramercy Park. Continue Reading »

Reverse Mortgages: Weighing the Risks

Reverse mortgages are a legitimate financial alternative for those who want to remain in their homes but lack the cash flow to do so, but there are pitfalls. Continue Reading »

Spanish-Style Homes as Seen on 'American Dream Builders'

Here are for-sale listings across the country for classic Spanish-style homes of the kind seen this week on "American Dream Builders." Continue Reading »

5 Kinds of People Who Shouldn't Be Landlords

Even though most people have the ability to be a landlord, it doesn't mean they should do it. Here's why. Continue Reading »

U.S. Housing Market Seeing Signs of a Spring Thaw

"The vibe is good; our sales people are happy. They're all working with prospects all the time." Continue Reading »

Most U.S. Homes Now Affordable for Average Buyers

Most homes nationwide are more affordable now than they were in the years leading up to the start of the housing bubble, new research says. Continue Reading »

For Sale: Waterfront Homes for Less Than $250,000

We set out to find waterfront homes for under $250,000 and guess what? They exist! Continue Reading »

Expect Home Prices to Keep Rising, but Not So Fast

Home prices reportedly have increased 12.2 percent in the past year, but that's a pace that's expected to slow down soon. Continue Reading »

For Sale: Replicas of Famous Homes, Historic Styles

Who wouldn't want to live in a stately, dramatic home that looks like a national treasure? Continue Reading »

Mortgage Rates Move Up a Tick in Latest Survey

Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages rose slightly this week, reports mortgage buyer Freddie Mac. Continue Reading »

Zillow Partners With Chinese Real Estate Website

Real estate website Zillow Inc. plans to partner with a Beijing-based peer to tap growing interest from clients in China. Continue Reading »

Mortgage Applications Fall in Latest Week

Even though loan requests for home purchases rose, applications for U.S. home mortgages fell last week on lower refinancing demand. Continue Reading »

Find Your Dream Home by First Discovering Your Needs

Before you visit another open house, sit down and make a list of your needs and wants. Continue Reading »

Zillow Mortgage Marketplace: 30-Year Fixed Rates Fall Back

“Rates dropped last week, erasing most of the run-up triggered previously by the Fed’s surprisingly aggressive guidance on plans to increase the Federal Funds Rate.” Continue Reading »

Construction Spending Barely Budges in February

Residential construction sees its biggest setback since July. Continue Reading »

Home Prices Rise in February Despite Weaker Sales

U.S. home prices rose from a year earlier at a solid pace, suggesting that a tight supply of available homes is lifting prices despite slowing sales. Continue Reading »

Homebuying: 4 Must-Do's Before You Even Start Shopping

Homebuyers should do the financial legwork before shopping for a home. Continue Reading »

Classic Midcentury Modern Homes for Sale Across the U.S.

The sleek midcentury modern architectural style is epitomized in these homes for sale across the U.S. Continue Reading »

Pending Home Sales Slip as Weather, Higher Rates Stall Demand

The National Association of Realtors has seen its gauge of pending home sales fall by 10.5 percent over the past year, and snowstorms appear to have crimped purchases in the Northeast during February. Continue Reading »

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