Topic: Michael Fratantoni
Mortgage rates reached a national average of 4.45 percent for a fixed, 30-year loan. But the near-record lows in mortgage rates are not boosting home sales.
08/04/2011 01:42 am
The US has 1.8 million units of 'shadow inventory' – distressed properties likely to hit the housing market. New Jersey tops the list, with Illinois, Florida, and California also among the most at-risk. The data, part of a new report, show both improvement and remaining problems.
03/30/2011 04:02 pm
Mortgage rates fell to a 54-year low this week. But home purchases declined.
07/01/2010 07:37 pm
Federal subsidies, low interest rates, and falling home prices have made real estate seem like a good deal recently. But that might not be the case for long.
02/22/2010 04:58 pm