Home sales struggle amid tight inventory, winter weather

Tough weather conditions, in conjunction with limited inventory and unfavorable lending standards, have contributed to lower home sales across the country.
Tough weather conditions, in conjunction with limited inventory and unfavorable lending standards, have contributed to lower home sales across the country. [More]


Sales, consumer sentiment struggle in February

While the U.S. housing market has made numerous gains over the past year, buyers in many regions across the country are still being tested by fluctuating conditions, limited inventory and severe winter weather.
While the U.S. housing market has made numerous gains over the past year, buyers in many regions across the country are still being tested by fluctuating conditions, limited inventory and severe winter weather. [More]


Home price gains slow month-over-month, slight improvements reported

The U.S. housing market recovery has exhibited a number of positive signs over the past year, such as improving home sales, declining mortgage delinquency rate and steady home prices.
The U.S. housing market recovery has exhibited a number of positive signs over the past year, such as improving home sales, declining mortgage delinquency rate and steady home prices. [More]


Existing-home sales decline, winter weather may be to blame

A number of economic conditions could have been affected by the winter, including the U.S. housing market.
A number of economic conditions could have been affected by the winter, including the U.S. housing market. [More]


New year signals rise in foreclosed houses amid higher prices

January marked a significant increase in foreclosed houses on a monthly basis, one of the highest in the last several years.
January marked a significant increase in foreclosed houses on a monthly basis, one of the highest in the last several years. [More]


Home-seller, builder confidence ticks up in 2014

It is especially good news that both home sellers and builders are more confident in the current direction of the U.S. housing market at the moment, according to multiple recent industry reports.
It is especially good news that both home sellers and builders are more confident in the current direction of the U.S. housing market at the moment, according to multiple recent industry reports. [More]


Are drones the next big thing in real estate?

Drones can provide birds-eye views that could be exactly what a marketing strategy and that next listing needs.
Drones can provide birds-eye views that could be exactly what a marketing strategy and that next listing needs. [More]


December pending home sales drop, but flipping activity rises

People all across the U.S. have another reason to be angry at the obnoxious winter weather - instead of just clogging traffic and making for a painful commute, December's cold and snowy conditions have also attributed to pending home sales' recent decline.
People all across the U.S. have another reason to be angry at the obnoxious winter weather - instead of just clogging traffic and making for a painful commute, December's cold and snowy conditions have also attributed to pending home sales' recent decline. [More]


Home sales, housing market growth strongest in years

According to data from the National Association of Realtors, existing-home sales were up in December, total sales were the highest in roughly seven years and median prices continued a strong surge.
According to data from the National Association of Realtors, existing-home sales were up in December, total sales were the highest in roughly seven years and median prices continued a strong surge. [More]


Foreclosure filings drop, while mortgage applications tick up

Buying and owning real estate in today's housing market can be a complicated process, with rapidly changing elements, rising mortgage rates and a lack of homes for sale.
Buying and owning real estate in today's housing market can be a complicated process, with rapidly changing elements, rising mortgage rates and a lack of homes for sale. [More]