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Getting a mortgage for a resort-area condo might become more difficult after Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac moved to tighten rules on buildings with many short-term rentals and hotel-like amenities. January 11, 2021 If you’re buying a home, and the sale falls through after the home appraisal, who pays the home appraisal fee, the buyer or the seller? January …

Getting a mortgage for a resort-area condo might become more difficult after Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac moved to tighten rules on buildings with many short-term rentals and hotel-like amenities.

January 11, 2021

If you’re buying a home, and the sale falls through after the home appraisal, who pays the home appraisal fee, the buyer or the seller?

January 11, 2021

Realtor.com Senior Economist George Ratiu discusses the latest housing trends and statistics as we kick off 2021. 

January 9, 2021

The cost of buying a home surged again in October, a closely followed index showed, and prices rose at the fastest rate in six years.

December 29, 2020

Getting into a new home is more expensive these days than it was a year ago, which is bad news for home buyers looking for a deal.

December 23, 2020

The inventory of homes for sale dropped to a new record low, fueling major price increases amid high demand.

December 22, 2020

Realtor.com Senior Economist George Ratiu discusses the latest housing trends and statistics. 

December 19, 2020

Americans may be relocating to the suburbs, but builders are betting that people will still be interested in living in apartments and condos.

December 17, 2020

The housing market remains hot, but the outlook for the year ahead has become murkier as COVID-19 vaccines roll out.

December 16, 2020

Rapper Vanilla Ice, aka Robert Van Winkle, sold the luxury five-bedroom home to his ex-wife for $10 last year. She listed it at $909,000, and ...

December 15, 2020

Prices for homes at high-risk of wildfire increased 2.9% year-to-date in 2020, versus 5.2% for those without such risks, according to realtor.com.

December 15, 2020

Millions of U.S. renters face the prospect of eviction in January unless federal officials extend protections put in place during the Covid-19 pandemic.

December 14, 2020

Realtor.com Chief Economist Danielle Hale talks about the latest economic numbers, and what her team sees ahead for 2021. 

December 12, 2020

In spite of the COVID-19 pandemic, Americans are poised to take more mortgages this year than they did even during the run-up to the 2008-09 financial crisis.

December 11, 2020

Realtor.com Chief Economist Danielle Hale dives into the week's numbers on employment, mortgage rates, and home prices. Here's what you need to ...

December 5, 2020

Is there a hidden link between realtor.com Chief Economist Danielle Hale and the “mother of Thanksgiving”? Hale and Senior ...

November 25, 2020

The economy is improving little by little, and Americans are taking advantage of low mortgage rates to buy or refinance homes. A key home builder ...

November 21, 2020

This week in economic news: Are things getting better? There are a few hopeful signs. Realtor.com Senior Economist George Ratiu talks about this, ...

November 14, 2020

Doubts about the presidential election and other issues pushed mortgage rates to a new low this week, even as real-estate activity ...

November 7, 2020

GDP growth surged in the third quarter, but the U.S. economy is still lagging behind its pre-pandemic high. Realtor.com Chief Economist Danielle ...

October 30, 2020

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