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Smart Ways to Make Your Stairs Safe
Make your stairs safe -- and keep them that way -- with these common sense ideas that make stairs easier to climb and help prevent falls.
Number of Homes Under Contract Expected to Level Out
Pending-home sales slid in October 2013 and will likely continue to fall as we head into 2014.
October Existing-Home Sales Cool, But Low Inventory Drives Prices Up
The median home price rose by double digits compared with October 2012, but with buyer demand outstripping homeowners? willingness to sell, fewer home sales are closing.
Home Prices Rise in Most Metro Areas in 2013
Median home prices are up nearly 13% from last year.
Rising Interest Rates Slow Home Sales in September 2013
Existing-Home Sales Fall in September as Prices Continue to Rise
Tight Inventory Leads to Fewer Home-Sale Contracts in August 2013
Home buyers in many U.S. housing markets are competing for a limited supply of for-sale homes and lender rules that make it tough to get a mortgage.
August Best Month for Home Sales in 6 Years
Home buyers came off the sidelines in August 2013, but too few homeowners want to sell.
Higher Mortgage Rates Cause Home Sales Pace to Slip in July 2013
Rising interest rates and tight inventories slow home sales in some parts of the country.
Existing-Home Sales Spike in July 2013
Home prices rose 13.7% nationally in July as the pace of sales continues to pick up.
Rising Mortgage Rates Put Pressure on Home Buyers
Increases in interest rates and home prices cause the number of homes under contract to slide just a bit.
NeverWet Lives Up to Its Name ? But Questions Remain
Yes, it repels water from all sorts of surfaces at home, maybe even better than the hype suggests, but what?s the catch?
Home Prices Up 13.5% Over Past Year
Although fewer homes sold in June, nationally, prices are up by double digits.
Younger Home Buyers More Confident Than Baby Boomers
NAR survey of generational trends shows younger buyers more optimistic despite the challenge of student debt and tight mortgage credit.
Consumers Think Interest Rates and Home Prices Will Rise This Year
Fears that interest rates are rising could push more consumers to buy homes now.
Watch Out for 2 New Utility Scams
If a caller threatens to shut down your utilities if you don?t make an immediate phone payment, hang up.
Home Buying Picks Up as Consumers Try to Beat Rising Interest Rates
Number of homes under contract rises to highest level in six years.
Minorities, Young Families Shut Out of Home Ownership
Home prices are at their most affordable levels since the 1970s, but many young families and minorities still can?t buy due to tight mortgage credit.
6% of U.S. Homes Purchased by International Buyers
Foreign home buyers still see America as a great place to own a home.
More U.S. Homes Selling Even Though Prices Rise