The 2017 International Builders’ Show (IBS) marks my 26th consecutive year of attendance.
Photo: Jessica Merz/Creative Commons.
Mortgage loan rates have dropped over the last week.
Survey participants express cautious optimism, hoping for continuing improvement in the home building cycle next year
San Jose was the best city to buy or rent in back in 2012, with benefits still felt today
Fannie Mae’s new HomeReady program is designed to help low and moderate income households enter the housing market
All the cities that made the list had 60 percent more listing page views than the U.S. average
Home prices are growing about twice the rate of wages, but are still 17 years away from peak levels seen in 2006
One housing expert says the rate hike can spur home value declines in coastal markets like Seattle and San Francisco
The best public schools in the country are in California’s priciest places
Some lenders feel more secure when affluent relatives co-sign
High prices will exclude many first-time buyers from entering the market