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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...

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...

Virginia Sets First-Time Buyers Up for Home Ownership

Virginia has approved a new law that will allow first-time home buyers to invest up to $50,000 in financial institutions that can be earmarked as a first-time homebuyer savings plan....

Home Buyers’ Biggest Regrets About the Purchase

Though buyer’s remorse is never fun, there’s usually something we’d change if we could go back and make a big purchasing decision again. In a new survey, Chase Bank...

Buyers Face More Competition Again as Bidding Wars Rise

Bidding wars are back on the rise in several housing markets, according to a recent analysis of 19 markets by the real estate brokerage Redfin. In March, Redfin real estate agents...

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,...

5 Mortgage Tips for Home Buyers

Bankrate.com offers some tips for your home buyers on securing a mortgage, getting the best rate, and more. Be prepared to document your finances. Buyers should be prepared for extra...

Could Interest Rates Get Buyers Off the Fence?

Though borrowing costs are increasing as interest rates have lifted from their historical lows, some real estate professionals believe the rise may boost home sales. “It will get...

Advice for First-Time Home Buyers

Movoto Real Estate, an online real estate brokerage based in San Mateo, Calif., asked its agents for advice that they would give clients looking to purchase a home for the first time....

Home Buyers Plan to Make a Move This Winter

Home buyers who weren’t successful this summer at finding a home due to limited inventories and competition from all-cash offers are looking to retry their luck in the winter,...