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Occupants of some retrofitted buildings are finding that mold and bacteria can thrive in some otherwise ideal environments.
The estimated monthly house payment for a median-priced three-bedroom home purchased at the end of 2013 was 21 percent higher than it was at the end of 2012, RealtyTrac finds.
Now that the worst of the foreclosure crisis is in the rearview mirror, former home owners who lost their homes to a short sale or foreclosure are re-entering the housing market.
North Dakota's oil boom – mostly centered in the western part of the state – is prompting record-high home and rental prices across the state.
"More moderate growth this year is not necessarily bad news, it signals a more sustainable, long-term growth trajectory that will help quell fears that another bubble is arising," according to the latest forecast from the personal finance publisher.
A sector of the market that took a lot of blame for causing the financial crisis is slowly re-emerging.
The number of properties for sale edged up 3.1 percent in January, suggesting a more balanced housing market going into the 2014 home buying season, according to realtor.com®’s latest National Housing Trend Report.
Mortgage delinquencies nationwide have plummeted to their lowest level in more than five years, as more home owners are coming out of the red on their payments.
Fannie Mae pumped nearly $30 billion into the multifamily housing sector last year by cooperating with lenders to finance 507,000 units of housing within the niche.
The Department of Justice is accusing lending giant JPMorgan Chase of approving thousands of loans for the Federal Housing Administration and Veterans Affairs that should not have been eligible for federal insurance.
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