First-Time Home Buyers Face Greater Competition

First-time Home Buyers Face Greater Competition Daily Real Estate News | Friday, January 11, 2013 First-time home buyers are playing a larger role in the housing market, but they’re finding big changes. Thirty-nine percent of home sales nationwide were from first-time home buyers during the 12-month period ending June 2012, according to the National Association…

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Housing Recovery ‘Pushes Ahead’ As Prices Rise

Housing Recovery ‘Pushes Ahead’ As Prices Rise Daily Real Estate News | Thursday, January 10, 2013 Housing prices are showing resiliency, posting their largest yearly gain in nearly two and a half years, according to Clear Capital’s Home Data Index Market Report, which covers housing data through December 2012. Year-over-year, home prices gained 4.9 percent…

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Real Estate-Related Provisions of Bill H. R. 8

WASHINGTON – Jan. 2, 2013 – Yesterday, the House and Senate passed H.R. 8, legislation to avert the so-called “fiscal cliff.” Following are real estate-related provisions of the bill, which President Obama plans to sign into law today: • Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act extended to January 1, 2014. In place since 2007, the act…

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Real Estate related Provisions of bill H.R. 8

WASHINGTON – Jan. 2, 2013 – Yesterday, the House and Senate passed H.R. 8, legislation to avert the so-called “fiscal cliff.” Following are real estate-related provisions of the bill, which President Obama plans to sign into law today:… • Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act extended to January 1, 2014. In place since 2007, the act…

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Poll: Number of Renters Who Want to Own Skyrockets

Poll: Number of Renters Who Want to Own Skyrockets Daily Real Estate News | Thursday, January 03, 2013 The number of renters who plan to become home owners took a big leap in the past year, according to a survey by the PulteGroup of 506 renters. About six in 10 of the renters polled plan…

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