Low interest mortgage rates canrsquo;t last forever, can they? If yoursquo;ve taken out a mortgage or refinanced a mortgage recently, you may have done so because you anticipated that rates would rise. Are rates rising, and are they expected to continue to rise? Letrsquo;s take a closer look atnbsp;mortgage ratesnbsp;trends.nbsp; nbsp; When Mortgage Rates Rise…

The Omaha tycoon referenced more acquisitions for the brokerage firm over the next 10 years Innbsp;Warren Buffettrsquo;s 2016 investor letternbsp;released this past weekend, the folksy tycoon called out HomeServices of America (HSA) and said to expect more acquisitions. The company had $225 million in earnings last year, up from $191 million in 2015. HSA is…

The Omaha tycoon referenced more acquisitions for the brokerage firm over the next 10 years Innbsp;Warren Buffettrsquo;s 2016 investor letternbsp;released this past weekend, the folksy tycoon called out HomeServices of America (HSA) and said to expect more acquisitions. The company had $225 million in earnings last year, up from $191 million in 2015. HSA is…

The Omaha tycoon referenced more acquisitions for the brokerage firm over the next 10 years Innbsp;Warren Buffettrsquo;s 2016 investor letternbsp;released this past weekend, the folksy tycoon called out HomeServices of America (HSA) and said to expect more acquisitions. The company had $225 million in earnings last year, up from $191 million in 2015. HSA is…

The majority of prospective homebuyers are worried about low inventory and rising interest rates impacting their ability to purchase a home, according to new data from Zillow.nbsp;Mortgage rates increased last year following the presidential election and Decemberrsquo;s federal funds rate hike. With more hikes expected on the horizon, rising rates may stifle homebuying ability, Zillow…

Sales of nbsp;previously owned U.S. homes climbed for the fifth time in six months to the highest level since 2007, indicating housing-market momentum will extend into 2017, National Association of Realtors data showed Wednesday. by Patricia Laya atnbsp;Bloomberg Key PointsContract closings rose 3.3 percent to a 5.69 million annual rate in January (forecast was 5.55…

Key Takeaways Greige (subtle yet powerful) improvements pay off the best. This years report reflects continued optimism for the housing market. Replacements beat remodels and exteriors beat interiors. Thenbsp;2017 Cost vs. Valuenbsp;report bynbsp;Remodelingnbsp;magazine documents the national and regional costs and ROI (return on investment) for 29 popular home improvement projects. Overall, these 29 improvements paid…

Key Takeaways Greige (subtle yet powerful) improvements pay off the best. This years report reflects continued optimism for the housing market. Replacements beat remodels and exteriors beat interiors. Thenbsp;2017 Cost vs. Valuenbsp;report bynbsp;Remodelingnbsp;magazine documents the national and regional costs and ROI (return on investment) for 29 popular home improvement projects. Overall, these 29 improvements paid…

Typically winter months have a higher number of housing bargains due to stressful weather conditions and lack of competition, with February coming out on top as the month with the most housing deals. In fact, a recent study by Attom Data Solutions looked at the sales of 50 million homes from 2000 through 2016 and…