Housing Market

  1. New Home Sales Down, But Beat Estimates

    U.S. new home sales fell 7.6% in the month of August but beat forecasts.
  2. 3 Reasons Real Estate Is Not a Good Investment ...

    Is real estate a good investment right now? Probably not, given that housing prices ...
  3. Behind Lumber Liquidators' 44% Rise in 10 Years ...

    Lumber Liquidators' stock rose rapidly from its IPO to its 2013 high, but slowing ...
  4. Top 5 Lumber Stocks of 2016 (WY, RYN)

    Lumber prices advanced in the first half of 2016 due to robust housing construction ...
  5. When Is the Best Time to Rent an Apartment?

    Rental supply and demand and prices fluctuate significantly during the year, so renters ...
  6. Real Estate: How the Bubble Will Pop

    This real estate bubble is much different from the last one. Understanding it is ...
  1. Behind Lumber Liquidators' 44% Rise in 10 Years ...

    Lumber Liquidators' stock rose rapidly from its IPO to its 2013 high, but slowing ...
  2. Top 5 Lumber Stocks of 2016 (WY, RYN)

    Lumber prices advanced in the first half of 2016 due to robust housing construction ...
  3. Top 5 Housing Stocks of 2016 (TOL, DHI)

    Discover what factors are supporting the housing market in 2016. Explore five housing ...
  4. Home Depot, Lowe’s To Benefit From Housing Recovery

    Home Depot and Lowes are bucking the trend for retailers by reporting improved sales ...
  5. Why Hedge Funds Are Shorting Australian Banks ...

    Discover why hedge funds are shorting Australian banks, including key themes such ...
  6. Silicon Valley Real Estate: A Good Time to Buy? ...

    Find out what factors drive the Silicon Valley housing market in 2016. Learn why ...
  1. When Is Mortgage Insurance Typically Required?

    Learn about the situations in which borrowers may be required to buy private mortgage insurance, and discover who this insurance ...
  2. When did the real estate bubble burst?

    Collapsing home prices from subprime mortgage defaults and risky investments on mortgage-backed securities burst the housing ...
  3. 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 ...
  4. Do FHA loans have closing costs?

    Learn about Federal Housing Administration loans and how financial institutions that issue FHA mortgages charge borrower ...
  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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