As the country continues to emerge from the turbulent mortgage
period, a Homebuyer Poll released by TD Bank reveals aspirations of
homeownership are still very much alive in the U.S. The majority
(84 percent) of today's younger renting generation (ages 18-34)
responded that they intend to buy a home. Overall, more than half
of consumers polled say...
According to the National Association of Realtors®, more than
4.25 million homes sold in 2011. That's a lot of real estate and
such numbers raise the question: How are sellers doing it?
"Because individual homes are unique, there isn't one single
strategy that works equally well for every property," says Wendy
Forsythe, the executive vice pr...
May is National Electrical
Safety Month, and the Electrical Safety Foundation International
(ESFI) is warning homeowners about the dangers of attempting to
perform home electrical improvement and repair projects without
hiring a licensed, qualified electrician.
"Working with electricity
requires thorough planning and extreme care, and cutting cor...
Pending home sales increased in March and are well above a year
ago, another signal the housing market is recovering, according to
the National Association of REALTORS®.
The Pending Home Sales Index, a forward-looking indicator based
on contract signings, rose 4.1 percent to 101.4 in March from an
upwardly revised 97.4 in February and is 12.8 per...