Housing Market

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    If you’re in the market for rental housing, rents are rising more slowly in major ...
  2. Should You Buy Or Build a Home?

    You're ready for a new house. Should you buy it or build it? Here's how to think ...
  3. 4 Reasons Why Renting a Home is a Wise Decision

    We've all heard that a home is a great investment, but is it really? In this article, ...
  4. Real Estate Flipping: 8 Disclosures You Must ...

    If you don't tell potential buyers about these situations and possible hazards, you ...
  5. The 10 U.S. Cities With the Most Vacant Homes

    Here is a look at ten U.S. cities that have the highest home vacancy rate. We examine ...
  6. The Real Estate Market's Supply and Demand Dilemma

    Should investors seek safety in real estate? Perhaps not. Here's why.
  1. DR Horton Earnings Coming Up, What to Expect? ...

    There's strong pent up demand for DR Horton-built homes, which will likely translate ...
  2. Goldman Sachs Agrees to $5 Billion Settlement ...

    The Department of Justice announced Monday that Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS) will ...
  3. After a Steep Correction, Is KB Home Priced in ...

    Assuming KB can maintain higher ASPs in the months ahead, profits should not be a ...
  4. 4 Reasons Why the Housing Recovery Will Be Short-lived ...

    Evidence would suggest that the same culprits from 2008 and some new ones are re-inflating ...
  5. Learn To Use This Leading Indicator of Home Sales

    By following the trend shown in the MBA Purchase Index, investors can identify investment ...
  6. Why Caterpillar Should Be on Your Watch List

    Caterpillar is in a bind due to macroeconomic conditions, but unlike many other companies ...
  1. Does an FHA loan require a down payment?

    Learn about Federal Housing Administration (FHA) loans, which have down payments as low as 3.5%, low closing costs and lower ...
  2. Do FHA loans have closing costs?

    Learn about Federal Housing Administration loans and how financial institutions that issue FHA mortgages charge borrower ...
  3. How was the American Dream impacted by the housing market collapse in 2008?

    Learn how the American Dream was impacted by the housing collapse in 2008. Due to the housing collapse, millions ended up ...
  4. Which has performed better historically, the stock market or real estate?

    Find out why stocks have historically performed better than real estate in U.S. history, why this makes sense, and why the ...
  1. Cost of Living in Top Cities Around the World

    Whether you're looking to move or just dreaming of a vacation, it's good to know ...
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