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» Mortgage delinquencies move lower in January
11/03/13 11:03 from Houston Real Estate Observer » News
A new report suggests that many of today's homeowners are doing better with their mortgage expenses.According to Lender Processing Services, the total U.S. loan delinquency rate fell to 7 percent in January, down from 9 percent in December..
» Inventory levels down but bound to rise, expert says
08/03/13 10:32 from Houston Real Estate Observer » News
While property inventory has been in low territory for awhile, housing experts are confident that the number of houses listed as for sale will make a comeback in the not-too-distant future.According to real estate property listin..
» Real Estate News | Real Estate Newsfeed 2013-03-07 04:41:52
07/03/13 10:41 from Houston Real Estate Observer » News
Immigrants who live in Texas may soon have a lot of influence on how active the home buying market is not only in the Lone Star State, but the entire country.According to a recent report issued by the Research Institute for Housing Am..
» Location major factor for prospective homebuyers
06/03/13 10:19 from Houston Real Estate Observer » News
When it comes to deciding where to buy a house, a key selling point is its proximity to the office or workplace in general, a new study indicates.According to a recent biennial survey conducted by the National Association of Realtors,..
» Real Estate News | Real Estate Newsfeed 2013-03-05 04:55:42
05/03/13 10:55 from Houston Real Estate Observer » News
The people who may have seemed like children and students a short time ago are today and tomorrow's homeowners, a new study points out.According to a recent study conducted by the Bipartisan Policy Center, between now and 2020, the overwhe..
» Report links foreclosures with crime rate
04/03/13 10:22 from Houston Real Estate Observer » News
A new study suggests that foreclosures may be associated with the prevalence of crime in a given metropolitan area.The study - "Do Foreclosures Cause Crime?" - was conducted by researchers from the Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban P..
» Three of four regions see higher pending home sales in January
01/03/13 09:53 from Houston Real Estate Observer » News
In almost every U.S. region in January, the number of contracts prospective homeowners signed increased from last year, including the South.According to the National Association of Realtors, nationwide pending home sales in..
» Real Estate News | Real Estate Newsfeed 2013-02-28 04:10:11
28/02/13 10:10 from Houston Real Estate Observer » News
Mortgage activity wasn't quite as robust as it's been in the past on a national level, as a new report indicates that fewer applications were submitted recently.According to the Mortgage Bankers Association's Weekly Mortgage Applications S..
» MBA: Foreclosures hit four-year low
28/02/13 09:52 from Houston Real Estate Observer » News
Fewer people experienced foreclosure in the final three months of 2012, according to a new report from one of the foremost real estate industry sources.According to the Mortgage Bankers Association, mortgage delinquencies in the fourth qua..
» U.S. government makes millions of dollars available to low-income, disabled homeowners
28/02/13 09:35 from Houston Real Estate Observer » News
U.S. government makes millions of dollars available to low-income, disabled homeowners In an effort to ensure that people with severe disabilities don't lose their homes to foreclosure due to an inability to work, the federal government ha..
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