Existing-Home Sales Up 7.6% in April
Because of the expiration of the home-buyer tax credit and continued affordability of houses, existing-home sales increased last month.
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European Crisis Drives Down Mortgage Rates
The massive debt loads of some European Union member states, most notably Greece, has spurred a flight of capital to U.S. government securities, causing mortgage rates to go down.
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Push Underway for Exclusive .MLS Domain
A group of multiple listing services have formed the MLS Domains Association to push for the creation of the ‘.MLS’ Internet domain.
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Survey: Economy Improving, Housing Lags
While analysts believe unemployment will fall over the next couple of years, the housing market remains a question mark.
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Owners Optimistic About Home Values
Although more than 40 percent of home owners think their residences lost value in the past year, they predict their houses’ worth will go up during the next five years.
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Despite Downturn, More Shopping Malls Emerge
The number of shopping centers in the U.S. has inched up since 2008, a new report shows.
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