10 Steps to Buying a Home [INFOGRAPHIC]
by KCM Crew on 2020-02-28 at 5:00 AM
Some Highlights: If you’re thinking of buying a home and you’re not sure where to start, you’re not alone. Here’s a guide with 10 simple steps to follow in the homebuying process. Be sure to work with a trusted real estate professional to find out the specifics of what to do in your local area.
How Much “Housing Wealth” Can You Build in a...
by KCM Crew on 2020-02-27 at 5:00 AM
Earlier this month, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) released a special study titled Single-Family Home Price Gains by Years of Tenure. The study estimates median home price appreciation over the last 30 years based on the length of homeownership. Below are three graphs depicting the most important data revealed in the study. How much
Thinking of Selling? Now May Be the Time.
by KCM Crew on 2020-02-26 at 5:00 AM
The housing market has started off much stronger this year than it did last year. Lower mortgage interest rates have been a driving factor in that change. The average 30-year rate in 2019, according to Freddie Mac, was 3.94%. Today that rate is closer to 3.5%. The Census Bureau also just reported the highest homeownership
Mortgage rates just hit an 8-year low. Here's why...
on 2020-02-28 at 3:53 PM
Mortgage rates just fell to an 8-year low, but they are not falling as fast as Treasury yields, because of the swiftness of the declines and the resulting risk to investors in mortgage-backed bonds.
Hong Kong's property markets hit by 'triple...
on 2020-02-27 at 10:32 PM
"Squawk Box" Asia talks HK's property market with Nigel Smith of Colliers Hong Kong, and he delivers a glimmer of hope for the shape of things to come.
Coronavirus may be housing headwind: Economist
on 2020-02-27 at 2:42 PM
CNBC's "Power Lunch" team discusses housing with Mark Fleming of First American and CNBC's Diana Olick.
Homeowners Feel Ready to Sell
on 2018-10-08 at 11:02 AM
77 percent of Americans think that now is a good time to sell a home, a new record high.
Trick or Treat Safety Rules for Homeowners
on 2018-10-08 at 10:56 AM
Using bright outdoor lights, LED lights instead of candles, and friction tape on steps to prevent slips will help make Halloween safer for everyone.
Consumers Care About the Environment
on 2018-10-08 at 10:49 AM
American property owners and communities are more concerned about the environment than ever before, and consumer inclinations for walkable communities and energy-efficient homes are on the rise.