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  • Frustrated homebuyers turn to fixer-uppers Apr. 20th 2021
    Low inventory and bidding wars have turned some buyers toward fixer-uppers. But they'll have to navigate a complex loan process and manage rising construction costs. HW+ Premium Content The post Frustrated homebuyers turn to fixer-uppers appeared first on HousingWire.

  • The housing market won’t crash in 2021. Here’s why Apr. 19th 2021
    Internet searches for the term "housing crash" went up 2,450% in the past month. Folks concerned about a housing market crash shouldn't be. The post The housing market won’t crash in 2021. Here’s why appeared first on HousingWire.

  • 2 million refi candidates eligible after mortgage rate drop Apr. 16th 2021
    Two million borrowers could save an average of nearly $300 a month on a refinance thanks to last week's 10-basis-point drop in mortgage rates. The post 2 million refi candidates eligible after mortgage rate drop appeared first on HousingWire.

  • Housing market inventory is starting to recover Apr. 16th 2021
    Single-family housing starts rose 15.3% to a pace of 1.24 million annualized units. Experts see a strong spring housing market ahead. The post Housing market inventory is starting to recover appeared first on HousingWire.

  • Here it is: A bill to help first-time homebuyers Apr. 15th 2021
    The newest iteration of a first-time homebuyer tax credit has several significant restrictions. And it's not a tax credit. The post Here it is: A bill to help first-time homebuyers appeared first on HousingWire.

  • These were March’s hottest housing markets Apr. 15th 2021
    These were the hottest housing markets in March, according to Redfin. Good luck buying in Austin TX, Fresno CA or North Port FL! The post These were March’s hottest housing markets appeared first on HousingWire.

  • Working with buyers in the nation’s hottest housing market Apr. 13th 2021
    Prices are up, supply is down. Here's how lenders and agents are working with buyers in Austin, Texas, the nation's hottest housing market. HW+ Premium Content The post Working with buyers in the nation’s hottest housing market appeared first on HousingWire.

  • NAR schedules proxy war with Zillow Apr. 13th 2021
    NAR-owned lockbox company SentriLock is looking to take down Zillow-owned ShowingTime in the home-showing appointment realm. The post NAR schedules proxy war with Zillow appeared first on HousingWire.

  • Should government help create housing market supply? Apr. 12th 2021
    Some folks have some creative ideas to increase inventory. I appreciate the effort to throw around ideas; we need to have more discussions like this. The fact is that the economic ecosystem is much like a biological ecosystem. It’s hard to inject new things without impacting others. HW+ Premium Content The post Should government help create housing market supply? appeared first on HousingWire.

  • The housing boom juices Home Depot’s bottom line Apr. 08th 2021
    Home Depot's net sales increased by over $20 billion in 2020 to $132 billion at year's end - just under a 20% increase year-over-year. The post The housing boom juices Home Depot’s bottom line appeared first on HousingWire.