Month: December 2012

Builder confidence at six-year high

WASHINGTON – Dec. 18, 2012 – Builder confidence in the market for newly built, single-family homes rose for an eighth consecutive month in December to a level of 47 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index…

Americans starting to move again

WASHINGTON – Dec. 11, 2012 – More Americans are on the move again after a record-low rate last year, a hint of a thaw in the impact of the economic downturn. The Census Bureau reported Monday that the nation’s rate…

Short sales outpacing sales of bank-owned homes

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Dec. 6, 2012 – Sales of U.S. homes facing foreclosure are on the rise and outpacing sales of bank-owned homes, a reflection of stepped-up efforts this year by lenders to avoid foreclosing on homes with mortgages…

1 in 3 buyers would consider a Walmart mortgage

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Dec. 3, 2012 – A U.S. consumer mortgage study by Carlisle & Gallagher Consulting Group focused on consumer attitudes about homeownership. The company hoped to find out what factors are considered most important in the mortgage application…

Open House List – 12/2/2012

Above is a list of homes for sale that will be hosting open houses on Sunday, December 2nd. Most are from 1:00 – 4:00 pm, but call to confirm. Today’s open houses are in Martin & Saint Lucie County, including…