PRICES HEAT UP ON HOUNSING AND MORE

PRICES HEAT UP ON HOUNSING AND MORE

Spring is officially here, and the weather isn’t the only thing heating up. Consumers are paying more for most goods, the Labor Department reported in March. The core Consumer Price Index (CPI), which measures consumer inflation excluding volatile food and … Continue reading

MARKET VOLATILITY HEATS UP FOR SUMMER

MARKET VOLATILITY HEATS UP FOR SUMMER

Despite a home loan rate uptick in early June, refinance applications held steady, clocking in at only one percent lower in volume than the same time one year ago. Loan applications to purchase a home were still 14 percent higher … Continue reading

MORE HOMEBUYING OPTIONS TO COME IN 2015

The number of first-time homeowners reached its lowest level in three decades. According to an annual survey of homebuyers by the National Association of REALTORS®(NAR), only 33 percent of total purchases this year were by first-timers, down from 38 percent … Continue reading