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Condo Market on the Mend?

The condo market, which has been mostly stagnant in recent years, is showing signs of revival nationwide. “While still well below historical construction levels, the new interest in...

Where Rich Americans Have Their Eye on Real Estate

Home values internationally climbed 8.4 percent last year, marking the highest annual gain since 1995, according to the Knight Frank Global House Price Index. With more high-net-worth...

FHA Program Puts Ex-Home Owners on Track to Buy Again Sooner

Typically, home owners who lost their homes to a short sale or foreclosure are required to wait about 36 months before being able to purchase a primary residence again with a Federal...

Foreclosures Rise as Banks Take More Action

Foreclosure activity rose last month by 4 percent, but it remains at the lowest level since 2007, RealtyTrac reports in its latest U.S. Foreclosure Market Report. Last month’s...

‘Heartbleed’ Bug Prompts Call to Change Internet Passwords

A massive security flaw exposed on websites could put at risk your private information, such as credit card numbers and other data. ...

Retail Rents Rise as Construction Stays Flat

For the 12th consecutive quarter, rents for stores in shopping centers and malls were on the rise in the first quarter of 2014, a sign that retail landlords may be growing more...

Census: More People Are Moving South

The population is shifting to the South. Between 2010 and 2013, 51 percent of the population increase in 52 major metro nationwide was in the South, according to U.S. Census Bureau...

RealtyTrac Wipes Hyperlocal Neighborhood Info From Listings

RealtyTrac has removed property details such as nearby sex offenders and histories of drug labs from its for-sale listings. The move comes only weeks after RealtyTrac first...

Brown: FHA’s Insurance Premiums Sidelining Buyers

The rising insurance rates on Federal Housing Administration mortgages are putting home purchases “increasingly out of reach” for many qualified buyers who rely on FHA financing,...

7 Top-Performing Markets for Rental Returns

Rental properties are allowing investors to build wealth over the long-term while generating monthly income and watching their homes’ values appreciate. Here are some of the...