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Turnaround Likely for First-Timers in 2015

First-time buyers have nearly vanished from many housing markets in recent years, falling to their lowest level in nearly three decades. “Rising rents and repaying student loan debt...

Apartment Boom Riding Two-Decade High

Despite a 15.5 percent drop in multifamily construction last month, the apartment sector is still roaring strong this year. Multifamily construction has moved higher than its last...

Fannie Predicts Cheap Rates to Remain

Mortgage financing giant Fannie Mae dropped its mortgage rate forecast for next year about two-tenths of a percentage points from its prior forecast, projecting 30-year fixed rates...

A Plan to Move Your Data to the Cloud

Are you considering moving your data from hard drives and paper files to a service that will store information in a place that is accessible online? David Spark, CEO and president of...

Check How Mobile-Friendly Your Website Is

Google will soon be labeling websites “mobile-friendly” if they meet certain web-accessibility standards. The purpose of the new label is to help prevent frustration among mobile...

Commercial Drone Use Still Taboo

The National Transportation Safety Board sounded another warning this week to those who are using drones for commercial purposes, ruling on Tuesday that the Federal Aviation...

Study: The Best Schools at Best Home Price

Great schools are often a top criteria guiding many home buyers’ house hunt. But can they find a top-ranked school and still live in an affordable housing market? Yes, according to a...

Now Mom, Dad Are Moving in …

Many reports have centered on the upswing in adult millennial children moving in with their parents. But as these young professionals finally move out and form their own households,...

Builders’ Confidence on the Rise This Month

Low interest rates, affordable home prices, and solid job creation are making homebuilders more optimistic about the new-home market this month, according to the latest National...

When Luxury Niches Meet, Nirvana’s in Reach

Amenities can make or break a listing, but one seller in Telluride, Colo., isn’t taking chances: The home, listed at $13.7 million, has features that will catch the eye of any...