Some buyers are waiving appraisal contingencies to win competitive bidding wars, but that can be risky for buyers with smaller cash reserves.
There is a surplus of high-end homes coming on the market right now, which means there are more options for wealthy homebuyers, according to Redfin.
A new Bankrate survey found that 64% of millennials regret buying their current home, with most citing hidden maintenance costs as a main factor.
The real estate brokerage's CEO said housing inventory is down to a record low, and home prices have soared 24% since last year.
Realtors shared their best tips for homebuyers hoping to nab their dream home when there are multiple offers on the table.
Five real estate agents based throughout the US discuss how prospective homebuyers can navigate a wild real estate market.
Homebuyers' demands have shifted after 12 months of confinement: Now, they want a backyard oasis and space where they can be alone.
The frenzied real estate market has resulted in bidding wars, skyrocketing prices, and remarkably low inventory - and exhausted realtors.
New Domain analysis has shown that almost 37% of Australian suburbs are cheaper to buy a home than to rent one. The figures found that while premium suburbs are still more affordable to rent, peripheral suburbs and regional areas offer far greater savings for homebuyers. In some locations, that means […]
The popular US 30-year fixed mortgage rate fell to another record low of 2.88%, Freddie Mac said Thursday. It’s the eighth time this year that the rate has slipped to a record low amid the coronavirus pandemic. “The resilience of the housing market continues as mortgage rates hit another all-time […]
Mortgage rates are set to continue their historic decline, and will likely breach 3% later this year, according to Fannie Mae. The 30-year fixed mortgage rate is already sitting at record lows of 3.03%, which has helped spur home purchases and refinances even amid a recession caused by the COVID-19 […]
The reluctance of Australian banks to assess the spending habits of every mortgage applicant isn’t irresponsible, the Federal Court of Australia has found in a landmark case. The presiding judge found that there’s no point in doing so because Australians with a penchant for caviar, wagyu beef and fine wine […]
Millennials make up 35% of homebuyers. If you’re selling your home, you should pay attention to the unique needs and preferences of millennial buyers. Small renovations to your home’s lighting, floors, and outdoor spaces can make it more appealing to millennial homebuyers. Millennials make up the largest generation in the […]
Zillow is part of a growing group of real-estate companies in the United States that buy homes directly from homeowners. Through Zillow’s service, which will be available in eight US markets by the end of 2019, homeowners receive a preliminary offer within two days and close the sale in as […]
JPMorgan Chase last year piloted an experiment offering a large rewards bonus to Sapphire customers who closed a mortgage with the bank. The bank says the promotion was so popular that it doubled the number of homes bought by the Sapphire population compared with the previous year. Now, JPMorgan Chase […]
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