Housing

Pages

Weekly Wrap: As goes housing, goes the economy? + #longreads

Nov 29, 2013
Cardiff Garcia from FT Alphaville and Bloomberg's Nela Richardson join Lizzie O'Leary to look back at the week's business news and forward at where the economy is going.
Posted In: Weekly Wrap, Housing, real estate, treasury, Jobs, employment, Unemployment

Breaking even on Fannie and Freddie bailouts

Nov 22, 2013
Congress and the White House are weighing what is next for the mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
Posted In: bailout, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, real estate, Housing

The downside of rising house prices

Nov 6, 2013
Higher house prices are often seen as a sign of an improving economy, but they have a downside when incomes don't keep pace.
Posted In: Housing, home prices, equity, San Luis Obispo

10 home-buying mistakes to avoid (infographic)

Oct 30, 2013
You want that new home, but make sure you don't make a decision you'll regret later
Posted In: Housing, mistakes, Personal Finance

As luxury housing market rebounds, new mansions are more modest

Oct 21, 2013
In some markets, wealthy owners are buying smaller and less costly homes, but they aren't scaling back on luxe details inside their mansions.
Posted In: mansion, recession, Housing

The real cost of upkeep for a TV show home

Oct 11, 2013
Ever wonder how much it would cost to keep "Downton Abbey" running? A look at the real costs of staffing, upkeep, and more for some of TV's famous homes.
Posted In: Housing, television

The rise of the refi

Oct 11, 2013
Americans used to believe that when you retired, your house should be paid off. That was, of course, before the refinancing boom.
Posted In: mortgage refinance, mortgage, refinancing, Housing

Quiz: What do you know about home values?

Oct 10, 2013
Does living on a dead-end street lower a home's value? What if your home has a pool? Test your knowledge of home values by taking our quiz!
Posted In: Housing, buying a home

The housing market: Back from the brink?

Sep 27, 2013
The housing market is showing positive signs with prices climbing back up. But is now the time to buy?
Posted In: Housing, housing market, housing prices

5 years after Lehman, subprime mortgages return

Sep 12, 2013
Mortgage lenders fueled the financial collapse by marketing subprime loans to people who couldn't afford them. They disappeared as the housing market crashed, but subprime mortgages could return.
Posted In: subprime, mortgage, mortgage crisis, Housing, home loans

Pages