Friday morning, at 8:30 AM ET, the government releases its Non-Farm Payrolls report for September. Mortgage rates may rise if job growth was strong.
Home appraisals thwart 33 percent of home purchase contracts nationwide. Here are steps you can take to help your home appraise at value.
For the third straight week, mortgage rates improved. This week's jobs report threatens those gains, however.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the number of new homes sold slipped 0.3 percent in August 2012 to a seasonally-adjusted, annualized 373,000 units sold.
Since October of 2011, the average sale price for newly-built homes has risen by 6% nationwide. This trend is expected to continue in Seattle home prices through 2012 and into 2013. More buyers are entering the market due to low…