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Average US Rate on 30-Year Mortgage Jumps to High for Year

Jun 14
Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates jumped this week to their highest levels this year, with the key 30-year rate topping 4 percent for the first time since late 2014.

San Francisco Holds Off on Plan to Limit Vacation Rentals

By Janie Har | Jun 10
San Francisco supervisors tabled further attempts to regulate home-shares on Tuesday, despite calls from some members to vote on a plan to limit short-term vacation rentals to 60 days a year.

First-Ever LGBT Home Buyer and Seller Survey Released

By EDGE | Jun 5
Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate and the National Association of Gay and Lesbian Real Estate Professionals (NAGLREP) have released findings from the first-ever LGBT Home Buyer and Seller Survey.

Frank Lloyd Wright's Vision is Alive at Auldbrass

Jun 4
A modern-day plantation, Auldbrass sprawls across 300 acres of South Carolina's low-country. But just three decades ago, Auldbrass had fallen into disrepair, until Hollywood producer Joel Silver decided to restore the grand estate. Charles Osgood reports.

High Court: Bankrupt Homeowners Can't Void Second Mortgage

Jun 2
A unanimous Supreme Court ruled Monday that homeowners who declare bankruptcy can't void a second mortgage even if the home isn't worth what they owe on the primary mortgage.

Average US Rate on 30-Year Mortgage Rises to 3.87 Pct.

Jun 2
Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates rose this week to their highest level so far this year as new data showed strength in the housing market.

Rebates Drive Grass Removal Frenzy During Calif. Drought

May 31
There's a torrent of Californians taking advantage of rebates for ripping out water-guzzling lawns during the drought, and that's providing a big boost to landscapers.

Is Rent Out of Reach?

By Jennifer Peltz | May 29
Renters are on the rise in America's biggest cities, but many tenants are scrambling to keep up with growing rent bills and shrinking vacancies, according to a study released Thursday.

Average US Rate on 30-Year Mortgage Up for 3rd Straight Week

May 18
Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates are up for the third straight week. Mortgage giant Freddie Mac says the average rate on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage rose to 3.85 percent this week from 3.80 percent a week earlier.

Mid-Century Modern in North Carolina

May 15
Fans of modernist architecture estimate that North Carolina, particularly the Triangle area of Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill, has the third-largest collection of modernist homes in the country after Los Angeles and New York's Long Island.

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