HOUSE OF THE WEEK | The 8,200-square-foot home is on land once owned by famed newspaper columnist Drew Pearson.
TOWN SQUARE | OfferPad, a direct online home purchase program, has partnered with loanDepot, the second largest non-bank consumer lender, to offer a new digital financing option for buyers.
The 30-year fixed-rate average fell but the 15-year fixed and five-year ARM averages were higher.
REAL ESTATE MATTERS | Exclusive buyer's agents can be great to work with. But that person may not have the deepest knowledge of your particular neighborhood's housing stock, or a longtime network of agents in the local community who can share all sorts of information.
TOWN SQUARE | The residences have wood floors, walls of floor-to-ceiling windows, an open floor plan, a washer-and-dryer and an assigned parking space.
If you live in a LEED-certified building, you'll save in utilities but you might wind up paying more for the rent.
ASK THE BUILDER | Ask the general manager of a lumber yard in your area for the names of builders who pay their bills early, only buy the best materials and are the only builders whom the general manager or lumber yard owner would have bid on their own homes.
TOWN SQUARE | The Aston Martin Residences — developed by the British carmaker and priced from $600,000 to more than $50 million — will include elements from the sports sedan as well as a boatload of other amenities.
Some experts worry that equity loans and credit card debt are creeping up — factors that contributed to the housing market crash a decade ago.
REAL ESTATE MATTERS | The amount you're able to get may vary depending on whether you've paid off your mortgage.