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Staten Island bucking citywide declining home sales trend
While home sales are down across New York City city during the second quarter of 2018, Staten Island is bucking this trend with an uptick in both sales and prices, according to......

Resort home sales rise sharply in Hawaii
of sales in nearly a decade, according to a recent report. Local housing market researcher Ricky Cassiday said in the report that buyers purchased 1,546 residential properties at resorts in......

Closely watched mortgage rate retreats for Tuesday
Mortgage rates showed no clear direction today, but one key rate declined. The average for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage dropped, but the average rate on a 15-year fixed increased. Meanwhile......

Refinance rates tick lower for Tuesday
Trend Index. Want to see where rates are right now? See local mortgage rates. Average mortgage rates Last week Last updated August 20, 2018. Methodology: The rates you see above are......

NAR Introduces the Center for REALTOR® Financial Wellness
perspective. “The Center for REALTOR® Financial Wellness has something to offer all NAR members no matter their level of professional expertise or stage of financial planning. Members can......

How Can Cities Address the Affordable Housing Crisis
to them, and if utilized correctly can significantly positively impact the affordable housing market. It boils down to simple economics, if a developer can build affordable housing, and make......

Annaly Capital Management extends exchange offer to acquire MTGE
has a history of striking deals to acquire companies during periods when mortgage rates are volatile, CEO Kevin Keyes noted during the company's second-quarter earnings call. "We bought a......

Could the Lehigh Valley housing market be heading for a cool-down?
Buyers are starting to get fatigued, indicated by modest drops in existing home sales, mostly in competitive Western states like California and Washington. From Seattle to the Silicon Valley......

Still hope for break-out in home sales should inventory improve
healthy labor market and the large population of millennials should have accelerated home sales much higher, but all hope for more transactions this year is not yet lost, according to the National......

Housing Market Finds Firmer Footing
In July, home sales in McHenry County rose 7.1% over last July. CHICAGO—The metropolitan......