House Votes to Repeal Key Aspects of Dodd-Frank

House Votes to Repeal Key Aspects of Dodd-Frank

House Votes to Repeal Key Aspects of Dodd-Frank Daily Real Estate News | Friday, June 09, 2017 The House voted on Thursday, mostly along partisan lines, to roll back many of the banking rules under the Dodd-Frank Act of 2010, which increased regulatory oversight of...
Research: Home Equity Major Retirement Asset for Most

Research: Home Equity Major Retirement Asset for Most

Research: Home Equity Major Retirement Asset for Most   One of the most significant advantages of owning a home is the ability to build wealth—and according to a recent report from the Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI), home equity is one of the top two...
Report: Homes Show Decades of Upsizing

Report: Homes Show Decades of Upsizing

Report: Homes Show Decades of Upsizing Daily Real Estate News | Monday, June 05, 2017 Despite growing consumer interest in tiny homes, most homeowners still opt for bigger properties. Over the past few decades, home owners have been adding bedrooms, bathrooms, and...
Homeowners Cash in on Equity in Droves

Homeowners Cash in on Equity in Droves

Homeowners Cash in on Equity in Droves Daily Real Estate News | Thursday, June 01, 2017 Homeowners may be reluctant to sell, but they still want to see a piece of that equity in their homes now. They’re cashing out in levels that have not been seen since the financial...
Buyer Beware: Home Prices Will Only Get Higher

Buyer Beware: Home Prices Will Only Get Higher

Buyer Beware: Home Prices Will Only Get Higher Daily Real Estate News | Tuesday, May 16, 2017 Home sales reached their highest pace in a decade in the first quarter of 2017 as property prices continue to escalate, according to the National Association of...
HOA Basics: What to Know Before You Buy

HOA Basics: What to Know Before You Buy

HOA Basics: What to Know Before You Buy   (TNS)—Before signing on the dotted line for your new home, make sure you know what your homeowners association fees are and what they cover. Because most new planned communities have HOAs whether you’re buying a detached...
5 Tips for Buyers in a Tight Housing Market

5 Tips for Buyers in a Tight Housing Market

5 Tips for Buyers in a Tight Housing Market Media Contact: Jane Dollinger / 202-383-1042 / Email (link sends e-mail) WASHINGTON (May 12, 2017) – When inventory is low, home prices tend to go up. Attempting to purchase a house in this type of market can make the...
Homeowners Misjudge Value…Again

Homeowners Misjudge Value…Again

Homeowners Misjudge Value…Again   Homeowners again misjudged the value of their homes in April, with their estimates coming in 1.90 percent above those of appraisers, according to the latest Quicken Loans’ National Home Price Perception Index (HPPI). The gap has...