A Way to Beat High Mortgage Rates? Take Over Someone Else’s Loan.

Assumable mortgages — or low-rate mortgages that home buyers can take over from home sellers — are making a comeback.…


How 360,000 Haitians Wound Up Living in Empty Lots and Crowded Schools

In a worsening humanitarian crisis, Haitians have been forced to flee their homes in the face of gang onslaughts, but…


Security Guard Injured in Shooting Outside Drake’s Home in Toronto

The police said that they did not know whether the shooting was related to the recent exchange of increasingly personal…


Higher Home Values Mean Higher Taxes. Who’s Paying the Most?

Thanks to huge increases in values, with home sellers making double or triple what they paid, more sales are triggering…


Warren Buffett’s Real Estate Brokerage Agrees to $250 Million Settlement

HomeServices of America, the largest residential real estate brokerage in the United States, will settle the claims brought by home…


U.S. Mortgage Rates Jump Above 7% for the First Time This Year

Rates on 30-year mortgages — the most common kind among U.S. homeowners — surpassed the 7 percent mark on Thursday,…


Who’s Had a Harder Time Buying a Home: You or Your Parents?

New research shows that the gap between income and home values has grown at an astounding rate over the past…


A Huge Number of Homeowners Have Mortgage Rates Too Good to Give Up

On a scale not seen in decades, many Americans are stuck in homes they would rather leave.


Inflation Comes for the Housing Market

Prices and mortgage rates are climbing as Wall Street bets that interest rates will remain higher for longer.


V.A. Loans Don’t Cover Commissions. How Will Veterans Afford New Fees?

The V.A. loan prohibits borrowers from paying commissions to real estate agents — a rule that could put veterans at…

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