Americans are feeling the best about their financial situation than they have in nearly four years, mostly due to improvements in the housing market, a new study shows.
Some housing experts are accusing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac of purposely keeping some foreclosures off the market as they wait for home prices to pick up more.
While the housing picture is looking brighter in many areas, some markets may still be in misery, a new study shows.
Mortgage rates continue to inch higher after reaching record lows a few weeks ago, which is slowing refinancing activity. But applications for home purchases still ticked up slightly this week.
The nation’s largest luxury homebuilder is reporting that its earnings increased 46 percent in the third quarter over year-ago levels as home buyer demand soars.
Researchers find that sustained home ownership does inspire more people to get involved with the community.