Each month, Fannie Mae’s Home Purchase Sentiment Index measures Americans’ feelings about the housing market, the economy, and their personal finances. Survey participants weigh in on their expectations for mortgage rates, home prices, their job … [Read more...] about Americans Are Optimistic About Housing Market
From the time they’re born, children rely on their parents for support. Whether it’s help figuring out their math homework or how to ride a bike, children need their parents’ guidance to find their way in the world. And, according to a new survey of … [Read more...] about Younger Buyers Lean On Parents For Help
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Choosing a home to buy means considering everything from whether the roof is in good condition to whether the neighborhood fits your needs and lifestyle. And, since you’re unlikely to find a home that checks every box on your wishlist, you have to … [Read more...] about Homes In Walkable Neighborhoods Sell For More
The National Association of Realtors’ Pending Home Sales Index measures the number of contracts to buy homes that are signed each month. Because signed contracts proceed closings by several weeks, the index is an important housing-market indicator, … [Read more...] about Pending Sales Slide But Remain Above Last Year
During the 36 years between 1968 and 2004, home prices increased every year. The average annual increase during that period was 6.4 percent. These days, home values are climbing but not as quickly. In fact, according to the most recent data from the … [Read more...] about Home Prices Increase Just 3.5% From Last Year