Finance » Real Estate

1 thru 10 of 123 Stories

US Average Rate on 30-Year Home Loan 3.63 Percent

Jan 28
Average U.S. long-term mortgage rates fell for the fourth straight week, with the benchmark 30-year rate again marking its lowest level since May 2013. Here's a look at rates for fixed and adjustable-rate mortgages this week and over the past year.

Smithsonian Working to Finalize Deal for New London Site

By Brett Zongker | Jan 28
As London works to redevelop its Olympic park from 2012 with a new cultural center, it could eventually include an import from the United States. The Smithsonian Institution is working to establish its first international museum outpost in Britain.

Average Rate on 30-Year Mortgage Falls to 3.63 Pct.

Jan 26
Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell for the fourth straight week, with the benchmark 30-year rate again marking its lowest level since May 2013. The average for a 15-year mortgage slipped further below 3 percent.

Average Rate on 30-Year Mortgage Falls to 3.66 Pct.

Jan 19
Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell for the third straight week, with the benchmark 30-year rate again marking its lowest level since May 2013.

Entrepreneur's Unique Way to Beat SF's Sky-High Rents

Jan 13
Luke Iseman is on a mission to change the way we live by converting shipping containers into small houses. David Begnaud reports.

Obama to Reduce FHA Mortgage Premium Rate

Jan 8
First-time homebuyers whose home loans are guaranteed by the Federal Housing Administration would benefit from an Obama administration move to lower mortgage insurance premiums.

US Pending Home Climb Slightly in November

By Tomoko A. Hosaka | Jan 5
The number of Americans signing contracts to buy homes rose modestly in November as a strengthening economy helped nudge some would-be homebuyers.

Average US 30-Year Mortgage Edges Up Slightly

By Martin Crutsinger | Dec 25
Average U.S. mortgage rates rose slightly this week but the benchmark 30-year low remained very close to the 19-month low hit last week. Mortgage company Freddie Mac said that the nationwide average for a 30-year mortgage edged up to 3.83 percent.

NY Requires Ocwen Reforms, $150M Homeowner Help

By Michael Virtanen | Dec 23
New York financial regulators have reached a settlement with Ocwen Financial Corp. requiring the nation's largest subprime mortgage servicer to reform its practices and provide $150 million to help struggling New York homeowners.

Steal of the Century: Fire Island Commercial Properties Marked Down to $8.5 M Opening Bid

By EDGE | Dec 22
Got $9 million kicking around and want to place a bid on a resort?

1 thru 10 of 123 Stories