The squatting nightmare: what can you do to prevent it?

Unless it’s in an abandoned ghost town, vacancy attracts. It invites. Plain and simple: It isn’t hard to spot a vacant home...

Markets get some relief ahead of the weekend

Some relief this morning, the 10 year note at 8:30 am ET -9 bps from yesterday, MBS prices +20 bps from yesterday...

Markets get a reprieve on the Producer Price Index

The Headline March Producer Price Index (PPI) rose by 0.2% versus estimates of 0.3% on a MOM basis and...

Potential homebuyers: Mum’s the word around a seller or a seller’s agent

There is an etiquette to certain transactions in life, and buying a home calls for friendly but zipped lips when it comes to what you, as a potential buyer might say...

Contradiction of robust job growth and a sluggish housing market isn’t over yet

For the past few years, fears of a recession have been fickle, teasing us at every turn. Despite its low-rumble threat, however, unemployment remains low...