Ready for a robot gardner

GardenSpace knows when your plants need a drink. It uses a sensor to measure the temperature and takes pics monitoring the health of your plants.

First-time Home Buyers More Optimistic

A nationwide shortage of housing inventory has been pushing prices ever higher. First-time buyers have often found themselves competing with two, three or more other buyers when they make an offer on a home.

Mortgage deduction might be going away

The unfolding tax cut plans, still in flux, but what is being discussed: the potential to virtually eliminate a break lawmakers once considered untouchable--the mortgage interest deduction.

Three things that can move mortgage rates this week

Three Things: These Three Things have the greatest ability to move mortgage rates this week. 1) Geopolitical, 2) Across the Pond and 3) Fed

The problem with real estate surveys

A recent survey commissioned by prominent mortgage lender found that 53% of Americans prefer a 10% down payment over a 15%, 20% or 30% down payment.