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Bidding wars, lack of houses and desperate buyers: How to navigate buying a home this spring

Competition is tough for the limited supply of homes on the market. Here's how to make sure you are positioned to buy a home without busting your budget. Read Article

Sat, 10 Apr 2021 07:26:33 PDT

Zillow president expects increase in home listings as Covid certainty improves

"All the indicators that we see say that this housing market ... [continues] to be hot, and there are a lot of reasons for that," Zillow's Susan Daimler said. Read Article

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 15:49:44 PDT

Here's how much weight Americans gained during Covid, and here's how they're losing it

The stressful and sedentary nature of life during the coronavirus pandemic caused some to fall out of fitness routines and gain weight. Read Article

Fri, 09 Apr 2021 08:23:16 PDT

SoftBank invests $500 million in digital mortgage lender Better.com

SoftBankhas invested $500 million in digital mortgage lender Better.com, valuing the company at roughly $6 billion amid a pandemic-induced refinancing frenzy. Read Article

Thu, 08 Apr 2021 15:42:29 PDT

These are 2021's best cities for first-time homebuyers

Heavy competition for homes has sidelined some first-time buyers, especially in major markets, so here are the best places for home shopping. Read Article

Thu, 08 Apr 2021 08:27:08 PDT

California billionaire's real estate firm to begin allowing tenants to pay rent in bitcoin

Billionaire Rick Caruso's eponymous real estate company said Wednesday it will begin accepting bitcoin as rent payment at its residential and retail properties. Read Article

Wed, 07 Apr 2021 14:19:28 PDT

Mall vacancies jump at fastest pace on record, hitting new high, as retailers cull store counts

If you noticed more darkened windows and empty stores at the mall recently, you're not alone. Read Article

Wed, 07 Apr 2021 04:00:01 PDT

Mortgage refinance demand drops 20% as rates rise to 10-month high

Mortgage rates moved higher again last week, causing homeowners and potential homebuyers to pull back on borrowing. Read Article

Wed, 07 Apr 2021 04:19:54 PDT

Consumer protection agency cracks down on mortgage servicers that don't assist struggling homeowners

The CFPB expects mortgage servicers to offer homeowners options before foreclosing on them. Here's what it means for you. Read Article

Tue, 06 Apr 2021 17:34:31 PDT

Consumer protection group proposes rule to prevent foreclosures until 2022

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau proposed a rule Monday that would prevent mortgage servicers from filing a foreclosure until after Dec. 31, 2021. Read Article

Mon, 05 Apr 2021 11:41:33 PDT