In home bidding wars, love letters can seal a deal

Jul 22, 2015
Some homebuyers try to win favor with sellers by writing a personal appeal.

Profits increase for luxury homebuilder Toll Brothers.

Nov 10, 2014
Do increased revenues for Toll Brothers mean the housing market is improving?

For homebuilders, things are looking up...just a bit

Oct 16, 2014
People are starting to buy homes again but challenges like tight credit remain.

Want to sell a house? Head West. Want to buy? Go East.

Sep 19, 2014
Zillow's findings show an east-west divide for real estate.

Seven tips for first time home buyers

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May 26, 2014
How to deal with a tight market with all cash buyers.

Where have all the first time home buyers gone?

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May 26, 2014
One answer: nearly half of all home sales go to all-cash buyers

Want to buy a home? Better bring cash

May 9, 2014
A third of all homes sold last quarter were paid for in cash.

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Rent versus buy: How did you choose your home?

Mar 11, 2014
What was your experience buying or renting your home?

Why we can't let go of the fixed-rate mortgage

Nov 26, 2013
There's a financial cost to mortgages that stay at the same interest rate for 30 years, but there are also social benefits.

Who thought 30-year mortgages were a good thing?

Nov 25, 2013
Lending money for 30 years at a fixed interest rate isn't attractive to banks. So how did 30-year fixed-rate mortgages come to be the standard?