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Amerisave On the Hook for Alleged Mortgage Scheme

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is ordering Amerisave Mortgage to pay $19.3 million, alleging the lender scammed thousands of customers with a bait-and-switch mortgage-lending...

10 Cities Where Wages Stretch the Farthest

The cost of living can have a big impact on how your income actually stretches. Therefore, adjusting wages for living costs can provide a better glimpse at how much people actually...

Report: Middle-Aged Americans Are the Real Problem

It’s not news that Millennials are delaying home ownership — but they aren’t the group lagging behind the most in the real estate market. Young people still express...

Pet Amenities the Next Big Thing?

In what is thought to be a first for the homebuilding industry, Standard Pacific Homes is constructing models that offer a pet suite as an optional amenity. Going to the Dogs Setting...

Where the Priciest, Cheapest New Homes Are

If you want to build a new home in the Northeast, you could be paying some of the highest costs in the country, according to a new survey by the National Association of Home Builders,...

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...

A GPS That Maps the ‘Emotionally Pleasant’ Route?

Are happy trails in store for you and your clients? Mapping services and GPS devices usually are set to find the shortest routes, or the routes without tolls or construction. But now...

10 Biggest Rebound Cities Since the Recession

Everything is bigger in Texas, including the economy. Eight of the top 10 cities in the country that have rebounded the most since the recession are in the Lone Star State, according...

Tech Tools REALTORS® Love the Most

Real estate professionals are pouring more money into mobile technologies to make their businesses more efficient and expand their reach to clients, according to the 2013-14 REALTOR®...

Signs of a Condo Comeback Across the Country

New condo towers are popping up in metros across the country, from New York to Los Angeles, as developers are betting on the return of the “riskiest type of residential real...