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Mortgage rates dip to annual low: Will they stick?

Mortgage rates dip to annual low: Will they stick?

Political and economic factors are behind the fall in mortgage rates, which follow loosely Treasury yields.

Here Are 10 Homes That Changed America

Here Are 10 Homes That Changed America

PBS singles out 10 homes that have had a large impact on evolving the design of U.S. homes over time. PBS is running a three-part series, “10 Homes That Changed America,” that shows off these homes that have such a big influence on American architecture. Take a look at these 10 homes below (listed in […]

Mortgage Rates Near 3-Year Lows

Mortgage Rates Near 3-Year Lows

Mortgage Rates built on last week’s reversal , moving down to the lowest levels in nearly 3 years. In fact, depending on the lender, only a handful of days have seen better rates since May 2013, when the Taper Tantrum began. Rates were driven lower thi…

Million-dollar home sales surge in this Southern city

Million-dollar home sales surge in this Southern city

Austin was the No. 1 city last year for growth in sales of homes priced at $1 million or more, according to a report.

Election, economy hit vacation homebuyers

Election, economy hit vacation homebuyers

With the political future uncertain, vacation homebuyers are wary of putting money down on a discretionary purchase.

Election, economy hit vacation homebuyers

Election, economy hit vacation homebuyers

With the political future uncertain, vacation homebuyers are wary of putting money down on a discretionary purchase.

Refi reboot pushes mortgage applications up 2.7%

Refi reboot pushes mortgage applications up 2.7%

A sharp drop in mortgage rates was enough to spark a refinance rebound, and boost mortgage applications.

How are millions underwater as home prices rise?

How are millions underwater as home prices rise?

In total, 3.2M homeowners nationally still owe more on mortgages than their homes are currently worth. How can that be?

5 Ways to Upgrade a Landscape for Less Than $1,000

5 Ways to Upgrade a Landscape for Less Than $1,000

Submitted by HowMuch.net The landscaping is a major part of a home’s curb appeal. Depending on where you live, landscaping can also be a crucial part of helping to control wildlife, and reducing energy costs by providing things like shade. There are many ways you can change your landscaping without breaking the bank too. The […]