Purchases of new U.S. homes unexpectedly increased in March to an eight-month high, indicating housing demand remained strong at the start of the spring buying season, Commerce Department data showed Tuesday. Key Points Single-family home sales increased 5.8 percent to a 621,000 annualized pace (median forecast called for a 584,000 rate) The median sale price…

March marked the 18th consecutive month of annual supply declines, according to Redfin.U.S. home prices rose 7.5 last month to a median sale price of $273,000 mdash; a year-over-year increase of 8.9. Home sales, however, decreased by 13 compared with the same month last year.2017 is shaping up to be the fastest housing market on…

Looks like the homebuying frenzy isnt going anywhere, at least for now. by Kathryn Vaselnbsp;nbsp;nbsp;@KathrynVaselApril 14, 2017: 11:51 AM ET nbsp; After the Federal Reserve raised its key interest rate nearly a month ago, many people expectednbsp;mortgages rates to creep up. But instead, theyve been on the decline ever since. The average rate of a…

There are few things in life more important than protecting your home. The following matters are examples of why you need a titlenbsp;insurance policy. Remember that the best title examination or search cannot protect your equity and home from matters not appearing in the public records. However, a title policy can protect you from: nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;…

February saw increases in home prices both year-over-year and month-over-month, according to CoreLogic ndash; and most of the increase has been from homes in the lower price tiers.Home prices, inclusive of distressed sales, rose by 7 year over year in February and 1 from January. ldquo;Home prices and rents have risen the most in local…

Key Takeaways nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp; Zestimates do not take the finishes or updates into account — the insides of the properties. nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp; Agents should describe to sellers how the Zestimate is calculated, and they can use the explanations on Zillows own website. Yoursquo;re in thenbsp;listing presentation, showing your potential clients the comparable listingasnbsp;in their neighborhood and making…

According to thenbsp;U.S. Census Bureau, Nevadarsquo;s 1.95 percent population growth rate from July 2015 to July 2016 made it the second fastest-growing state in the country. With the statersquo;s official population nearing the three million mark, how is infrastructure keeping up with growth? Major Road Projects South Rudy Malfabon, director of thenbsp;Nevada Department of Transportation…

According to thenbsp;U.S. Census Bureau, Nevadarsquo;s 1.95 percent population growth rate from July 2015 to July 2016 made it the second fastest-growing state in the country. With the statersquo;s official population nearing the three million mark, how is infrastructure keeping up with growth? Major Road Projects South Rudy Malfabon, director of thenbsp;Nevada Department of Transportation…