Residential

The real estate industry mantra “location, location, location” took on a rather toxic hue with ATTOM Data Solutions’ third annual Environmental Hazards Housing Risk Index
The real estate industry mantra “location, location, location” took on a rather toxic hue with ATTOM Data Solutions’ third annual Environmental Hazards Housing Risk Index, which determined that 17.3 million single-family homes and condos with a combined estimated market value of $4.9 trillion are... Keep Reading....
The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) has reported that 13,220 borrowers refinanced their mortgages through the Home Affordable Refinance Program (HARP) during the fourth quarter of 2016
The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) has reported that 13,220 borrowers refinanced their mortgages through the Home Affordable Refinance Program (HARP) during the fourth quarter of 2016, while the number of total refinances in the final three months of last year was 750,769.   Furthermore, 27... more
The precarious state of California’s Oroville Dam has been one of the most dramatic news stories in recent days
The precarious state of California’s Oroville Dam has been one of the most dramatic news stories in recent days. And new data from CoreLogic estimates that if the dam were to completely fail, 50,047 single- and multi-family residential homes could be damaged with an estimated reconstruction cost... more
It seems the surplus of Top 10 housing marketing lists has yet to abate, as two new offerings are now being offered.   Zillow named its Top 10 lists for the best buyers’ market and the best sellers’ market. On the buyers’ side, property purchasers will find less competition and have more bargaining... more
It wasn’t that long ago that homebuying was predicated on distances between the residence and the workplace or the quality of the local school district. Today, however, a growing number of homebuyers are giving priority to needs of their pets.   In a new study issued by the National Association of... more