This winter markdowns are harder to find. Among all non-foreclosure homes for sale on Trulia, in early January, 33.6 percent of homes were priced lower than their original listing price.
Since 2009, the California State Bar has inexplicably taken two fundamentally opposing positions regarding fees for pre-negotiation services which are necessary for a successful loan modification.
These 10 markets should set the pace as the national housing market continues to return to health next year. Here's to a healthy 2013!
Nationally, rents rose 5.2 percent year-over-year, still slightly ahead of the national price gain of 5.1 percent. In Houston, Chicago, Philadelphia, and Baltimore, rents are rising much faster than home prices.
Rising prices encourage new construction, and rising prices encourage some homeowners to sell. The big question for 2013 is whether today's price gains will continue strongly enough to encourage builders to build and homeowners to sell.
The holiday season is the time of year to gather with family. It is not the time of year to put your house on the market. No matter what friends or pushy agents may tell you, it's best to wait until everyone's turkey tryptophan wears off before listing a home for sale. Here is why...
What's the most valuable thing you can do to raise your home's value? Is it landscaping? Putting in a pool? A kitchen or bath remodel?
Once as simple as a basketball hoop in a barn or a batting cage in the backyard, home athletic facilities are increasingly high-end home features.
The holiday season isn't traditionally a popular time to shop for houses, but it can be a great time to find a home, especially if you don't like shopping in a crowd.
At first glance it appears that the investor who owns a rental house or apartment building pays the property tax on it, but this is only nominally true. Who really pays the tax in this case? Clearly it is the renter.
It is that time of the year, when pundits start writing their top ten lists as if every American really wants to read the top most influential, best-l...
According to Governor Brown, homeowners have suffered from abusive tactics. While acting in good faith, these homeowners are endeavoring to save their homes, while their lenders have not been transparent or committed to working with them.
By Mitchell D. Weiss If you're one of the 28% of U.S. homeowners with a mortgage that's higher than your house is currently worth, is it time to toss...
Moving is not easy.
Housing is local, and so are lucky numbers in home prices. And that's just one more reason to know the market when you're selling your home.
Recently one of my best friends decided to put her home on the market, and the first thing she did to get ready was improve her home's curb appeal.