Tag Archives: home buyers

More First-Time Home Buyers to Emerge in 2013?

A slow economic recovery has created a pipeline of hesitant first-time buyers who may finally get confidence to purchase a home next year, Mike Fratantoni, vice president of research...

The Market Gets Competitive for Home Buyers

More home buyers are finding they’re losing their power position in the real estate market and that when they submit an offer for a home, they may not be alone in the bidding. In...

REO Stigma Fades for Home Buyers, Survey Shows

The number of home buyers who say they are interested in purchasing a foreclosure has nearly tripled in the last two-and-a-half years, according to a new survey by Realtor.com....

Is Housing as Cheap as It’ll Ever Get?

Home buyers who want a bargain may want to act now because the housing market is in the midst of a turnaround, economists say. Home prices have fallen and mortgage rates are hovering...

Has the Housing Market Finally Reached Bottom?

If home buyers or home owners are waiting for the housing market to hit bottom before acting, they may have already missed it. “The crash is over,” Mark Zandi, chief economist for...