Home prices rose 4.9% in May, lifted by strong sales

Home prices rose 4.9% in May, lifted by strong sales

WASHINGTON (AP) – July 28, 2015 – U.S. home prices rose steadily in May, pushed higher by a healthy increase...

No-money-down green upgrades paid via property taxes

No-money-down green upgrades paid via property taxes

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – July 23, 2015 – Under the Florida Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program, homeowners can pay for...

Average rate on 30-year mortgage up to 4.09%

Average rate on 30-year mortgage up to 4.09%

Mortgage Rate Trend Index Half the industry experts (50%) polled by Bankrate.com this week predict rates will remain stable over...

‘Lack of inventory’ a top real estate challenge

‘Lack of inventory’ a top real estate challenge

WASHINGTON – July 15, 2015 – Realtors®‘ outlook is increasingly optimistic about the housing market in the months ahead. Confidence...

Q&A: FICO executive on credit scoring changes

Q&A: FICO executive on credit scoring changes

NEW YORK (AP) – July 13, 2015 – Your credit score is an important bit of information that determines a...

Average rate on 30-year mortgage falls to 4.04%

Average rate on 30-year mortgage falls to 4.04%

Mortgage Rate Trend Index Half (50%) of the industry experts polled this week by Bankrate.com think rates will continue to...

Credit-risky buyers now have more options

Credit-risky buyers now have more options

NEW YORK – July 7, 2015 – Nonbank lenders increasingly are giving home loans to borrowers who recently went through...

Ft Lauderdale

Ft Lauderdale

Saturday, June 27, 2015 Fort Lauderdale condo market surging as coastal Miami-Dade area stalls   BY PETER ZALEWSKI, Special to...