June is National Homeownership Month

Truly, homeownership is one of these American phenomena. Mortgages only became generally available after the U.S. banking system came into being after the 1860s through the National Bank Acts. Another milestone was reached when Congress passed the Fair Housing Act of...

Tips on Buying Your First Home

How much house can you afford? Searching for your first home purchase is probably very long on the list when it comes to making sure your deal closes. Number one financial factor: before you think about buying your first house, you have to know your house buying...

The Housing Market

George Ratiu, Manager of Economic Research, discusses the changing economic and real estate landscape as we move through spring. He covers the sharp increase in prices which are taking a bigger bite out of Americans’ paychecks. He mentions that producer prices also...