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Why lenders are loosening rules for “sandwich generation” homebuyers

More Americans are opting to live in multi-generational houses. Now, lenders are working to make it easier for such...

Home prices rise at slower pace despite falling mortgage rates: report

Home prices rose at a slower pace in March, signaling the U.S. housing market is continuing to cool down...

REITs’ investments in the American mortgage market are skyrocketing

Real estate investment trusts are betting big on the country’s mortgage market. REITs that buy residential home loans upped...

Party politics: Huge event-ready house in D.C. area is headed for auction

A mammoth house made for lobbyist-level entertaining in the Washington, D.C., area is headed for auction. A live on-site...

In the shadow of Silicon Valley’s tech boom, thousands of Bay Area residents live in RVs

The tech boom in Silicon Valley has made housing too expensive for thousands of people in San Francisco and...

Owner of NYSE, MERS to acquire property database firm

Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), the company which owns the New York Stock Exchange, has a commanding role in stock markets...

Homeowners in deep: Across US, 1 in 11 mortgaged homes are “seriously underwater”

For months, there have been warning signs of a housing market slowdown, most notably in falling home sales. But here’s something startling: One in...

Small mortgages are increasingly hard to come by

Mortgage lenders are denying more small loan applicants, hurting homebuyers: report

For an increasing number of lenders, small mortgages don’t pay. The number of small home mortgages has decreased post-recession,...

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Lenders opening doors to a wider swath of home buyers

Do you want to buy a house but worry that your credit profile will disqualify you for a mortgage?...

Is the tax overhaul law impacting real estate?

A new report from the New York Federal Reserve sheds light on a question that’s been hanging over the...

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