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Decline in Foreclosures Reaches ‘Important Milestone’

Foreclosure activity in June was down 16 percent from a year prior, marking the lowest level since July 2006 — before the housing bubble burst — according to RealtyTrac’s...

10 Cities Where Wages Stretch the Farthest

The cost of living can have a big impact on how your income actually stretches. Therefore, adjusting wages for living costs can provide a better glimpse at how much people actually...

Builder Confidence Rises Above Key Benchmark

Builders are gaining confidence in the new single-family home market, with the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index reaching an important milestone...

Report: Middle-Aged Americans Are the Real Problem

It’s not news that Millennials are delaying home ownership — but they aren’t the group lagging behind the most in the real estate market. Young people still express...

Pet Amenities the Next Big Thing?

In what is thought to be a first for the homebuilding industry, Standard Pacific Homes is constructing models that offer a pet suite as an optional amenity. Going to the Dogs Setting...

Tiny Homes Spark Big Movement

A 164-square-foot home may sound like a squeeze to most Americans, but to some home buyers, it may very well be the perfect fit. “Dramatic downsizing is gaining interest among...

Top Amenities Buyers Will Make Sacrifices For

Home buyers are showing some willingness to pay more for certain amenities in a home, according to the latest PulteGroup Home Index Survey of more than 1,000 adults ages 25 to 65. Take...

Where the Priciest, Cheapest New Homes Are

If you want to build a new home in the Northeast, you could be paying some of the highest costs in the country, according to a new survey by the National Association of Home Builders,...

Survey: Buyers, Sellers ‘Not on the Same Page’

Home buyers and sellers are “not on the same page” when it comes to the state of the housing market, according to a new Redfin survey of 707 of its agents and partner agents across...

A GPS That Maps the ‘Emotionally Pleasant’ Route?

Are happy trails in store for you and your clients? Mapping services and GPS devices usually are set to find the shortest routes, or the routes without tolls or construction. But now...