Tag Archives: house

House Flips Up 16% as Prices Rebound

Investors are flipping houses again, a trend that had become popular during the housing boom but fell off after home prices started dropping. Now, with home prices back on the rise...

3-D Printer Builds a House in a Day

A printer that can build a house? A University of Southern California professor has built a colossal 3-D printer that is capable of building a house in 24 hours. Known as Contour...

House Passes RESPA Clarification

On Wednesday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed HR 2446, The RESPA Home Warranty Clarification Act, which would officially remove home warranties from the settlement services...

More Home Owners Take on House Projects Themselves

A new survey shows that the tighter economy has prompted more home owners to tackle do-it-yourself house projects — everything from “plumbing, painting, and home cleaning,”...

Agent Injured When Indiana Home Explodes

A real estate agent was preparing to show a vacant home to a family in Gary, Ind., when the home exploded, seriously injuring the agent. ...

More Adults Move in With Relatives

Nearly 1 in 3 adults — or 30 percent — live with their relatives, according to a new study. ...

Come to an Open House, Win a Botox Injection?

A real estate agent hopes his outside-of-the-box marketing approach generates more traffic to his open house later this month. ...

Win a Dream Home? House Raffles Catch On

More raffles offering up “dream homes” are popping up, whether from nonprofit groups using it as a fund-raiser or a desperate home owner trying out a creative way to give away a...

Scam Dupes Home Owners into False Loan Audits

More home owners are being tricked into a forensic loan audit, a new scam that targets struggling home owners looking for a loan modification to save their home from foreclosure. ...

Foreclosure Lawsuits Skyrocket

An uptick in court cases challenging the foreclosure process sent the Mortgage Litigation Index in the second quarter to its highest level on record, dating to 2007. ...