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Buyer Demand Soars, But Where Are the Houses?

Buyer demand is rapidly rising, but the housing market is realizing they may not have the inventory to meet it. “The housing turnaround seems to have caught almost everyone in the...

NAR Weighs Measure for Buyer Foot Traffic

The National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) is working on developing a national index to measure the number of visits to houses for sale from prospective buyers. A foot-traffic index...

More Contracts Come With a Contingency

More offers are coming with a contingency: The buyer wants the house but the seller has to give them more time — 30 to 60 days, possibly — to try to sell their own home before...

MetLife Looks to Shed Its Mortgage Business

MetLife Inc., the nation’s largest life insurer, is reportedly looking for a buyer for its mortgage business, MetLife Bank. ...

Congress Urged to Restore Home Buyer Tax Credit

The National Mortgage Complaint Center, a consumer advocacy group, is asking Congress to introduce legislation to restore the federal tax credit for home buyers in order to “rescue...