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June 14, 2024 at 2:47 PM

Tips to lower your mortgage rate

ABC News’ Elizabeth Schulze shares tips for home buyers after the Federal Reserve opted not to lower interest rates.
June 14, 2024 at 2:47 PM
VIDEO: Tips to lower your mortgage rate
June 7, 2024 at 4:09 PM

Iconic ‘Full House’ home for sale

The iconic Victorian home featured in the sitcom "Full House" is on the market. Alexis Christoforous has the shocking sticker price.
June 7, 2024 at 4:09 PM
VIDEO: Iconic ‘Full House’ home for sale
June 3, 2024 at 2:48 PM

Are zero-down mortgages making a comeback?

ABC News’ Alexis Christoforous has more on the company that lets qualified buyers purchase a home without putting any money down.
June 3, 2024 at 2:48 PM
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June 3, 2024 at 2:37 PM

What to know about 0% down mortgages

One company is offering 0% down mortgages to some homebuyers, bringing back memories of the mortgage crisis of 2008.
June 3, 2024 at 2:37 PM
VIDEO: What to know about 0% down mortgages
June 1, 2024 at 3:57 PM

One of the largest mortgage lenders is offering 0% down payment offer

A look at the return of zero-down mortgages appealing to first-time home buyers who may be struggling with that initial hefty down payment.
June 1, 2024 at 3:57 PM
VIDEO: One of the largest mortgage lenders is offering 0% down payment offer
May 29, 2024 at 1:01 PM

Home prices hit all-time high

ABC News’ chief economic correspondent Rebecca Jarvis breaks down what these prices mean for the housing market.
May 29, 2024 at 1:01 PM
VIDEO: Home prices hit all-time high
1 month ago

Homeownership out of reach for many Americans

ABC News’ business correspondent Alexis Christoforous reports on the current state of the housing market as many Americans struggle to buy a house.
1 month ago
VIDEO: Homeownership out of reach for many Americans
1 month ago

What is the "lock-in" effect as mortgage rates decrease

ABC News' Alexis Christoforous is here now to explain the lock-in effect and the impact it’s having on the housing market.
1 month ago
VIDEO: What is the "lock-in" effect as mortgage rates decrease
1 month ago

Is the US in another housing bubble?

There was a slight uptick in the number of homeowners under serious financial strain between the end of last year and the beginning of 2024.
1 month ago
There was a slight uptick in the number of homeowners under serious financial strain between the end of last year and the beginning of 2024.
1 month ago

Mortgage rates decline for the first time in 5 weeks

Experts predict mortgage rates could hit 6.5% by the end of the year if inflation starts to come down.
1 month ago
VIDEO: Mortage rates decline for the first time in 5 weeks
1 month ago

Mortgage rates down and a look at rate-lock effect

Rates are hovering around 7% for a 30-year-fixed mortgage.
1 month ago
VIDEO: Mortgage rates down and a look at rate-lock effect
1 month ago

Mortgage rates on the rise

As home-selling season kicks into high gear, the average 30-year fixed rate mortgage is now 7.22% and rising, according to Freddie Mac.
1 month ago
VIDEO: Mortgage rates on the rise
2 months ago

Money Monday: Tips for buying a home

Podcast host and finance expert Nicole Lapin discusses ways to finance homes, whether you’re a first-time home buyer or looking to buy a new home.
2 months ago
VIDEO: Money Monday: Tips for buying a home
2 months ago

What to talk about when it comes to real estate and your relationship

Ryan Serhant of Serhant Real Estate shares advice on what couples should consider before purchasing a home together and how to navigate the real estate market.
2 months ago
VIDEO: What to talk about when it comes to real estate and your relationship
3 months ago

New ‘squatter’ law signed in Florida as issue runs rampant nationwide

A Florida property owner tells her story about two women who allegedly squatted in one of her homes. Her ordeal is part of a rampant squatter crisis around the country, according to experts.
3 months ago
VIDEO:  New ‘squatter’ law signed in Florida as issue runs rampant nationwide
3 months ago

It'll still be more expensive to buy than rent in 5 years. Here's why

Buying a house in the U.S. is considerably more expensive than renting right now, according to a new analysis.
3 months ago
A house for sale is seen in an undated stock photo.
3 months ago

Navigating housing market amid rising mortgage, rent costs

New research from CBRE says that buying a house is approximately 40% more expensive than renting and will stay that way for five years.
3 months ago
VIDEO: Navigating housing market amid rising mortgage, rent costs
3 months ago

Landmark realtors’ commission settlement could change how you buy and sell a house

The National Association of Realtors has agreed to pay $418 million and upend how realtors get paid commissions, potentially saving both buyers and sellers money.
3 months ago
VIDEO: Landmark realtors’ commission settlement could change how you buy and sell a house
3 months ago

Selling a home is about to get cheaper after historic NAR settlement

The National Association of Realtors reached a historic settlement.
3 months ago
The National Association of Realtors reached a historic settlement.
3 months ago

Landmark real estate deal could have far-reaching implications

The National Association of Realtors agreed to pay damages and remove fees as part of a settlement of a lawsuit.
3 months ago
VIDEO: Landmark real estate deal could have far-reaching implications
3 months ago

Selling a home is about to get cheaper after historic settlement

The National Association of Realtors reached a historic settlement.
3 months ago
A 'For Sale' sign is posted on the lawn in front of a home on March 15, 2024, in Miami, Florida.
3 months ago

June could be the best time to sell your home

New research from Zillow suggests June could be the month to make more money selling your home.
3 months ago
VIDEO: June could be the best time to sell your home
3 months ago

Shop for your next house with confidence with Barbara Corcoran

Barbara Corcoran, a shark on "Shark Tank" and founder of the Corcoran Group, shares housing market tips and trends and showcases examples.
3 months ago
VIDEO: Shop for your next house with confidence with Barbara Corcoran
3 months ago

Answering your questions on reverse mortgages and credit card rewards

Business reporter Alexis Christoforous answers your questions on reverse mortgages and credit card rewards.
3 months ago
VIDEO: Answering your questions on reverse mortgages and credit card rewards
3 months ago

Tips for single women looking to buy a home

"GMA" looks at why a growing number of women are becoming homeowners before partnering up and what they should know before making the big purchase.
3 months ago
VIDEO: Tips for single women looking to buy a home
3 months ago

Could your childhood home be your starter home?

"GMA" looks at how some young people working to afford their first home are instead purchasing their childhood home.
3 months ago
VIDEO: Could your childhood home be your starter home?
4 months ago

The real estate market: What should buyers do amid economic uncertainty?

Is now the right time to buy a home? ABC News' Elizabeth Schulze offers advice on how to navigate the real estate market.
4 months ago
VIDEO: The real estate market: What should buyers do amid economic uncertainty?
4 months ago

Home prices hit all-time high

The price of a house continued to climb for the seventh straight month, with prices now 5.5% higher than a year ago.
4 months ago
VIDEO: Home prices hit all-time high
4 months ago

New home sales ticked up in January, despite elevated mortgage rates

Sales of new single-family homes increased 1.8% compared to the previous year.
4 months ago
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4 months ago

New home sales rise in January

New home sales rose nearly 2% in January compared to a year ago, despite higher mortgage rates and expensive housing prices.
4 months ago
VIDEO: New home sales rise in January
4 months ago

Why the housing market is cooling off

The average 30-year fixed mortgage rate is 6.9%.
4 months ago
A sign stands outside a condominium on the market, on Feb. 21, 2024, in Denver.
4 months ago

New data on Black and white homeownership

New statistics from the National Association of Realtors shows the gap for homeownership between Blacks and whites has become even more extreme.
4 months ago
VIDEO: New data on Black and white homeownership
4 months ago

Mortgage rates on the rise

The average rate on a 30-year fixed mortgage is 6.77%, reaching its highest level in two months.
4 months ago
VIDEO: Mortgage rates on the rise
5 months ago

Mortgage rates drop to 6.7%

Rates have dropped to their lowest levels in eight months, according to new data from Freddie Mac.
5 months ago
VIDEO: Mortgage rates drop to 6.7%
5 months ago

Mortgage rates are plummeting. Should homebuyers jump into the market?

Homebuyers could realize thousands in gains but the approach carries risks, experts said.
5 months ago
Signs stand in front of homes for sale along South St. Paul Street, Oct. 26, 2023, in southeast Denver.
5 months ago

Mortgage demand down for final week of 2023, despite recent drop in interest rates

Plus, a new report from the Wall Street Journal has found that more customers have canceled at least three of their streaming services in the past two years.
5 months ago
VIDEO: Mortgage demand down for final week of 2023, despite recent drop in interest rates
5 months ago

What to know about housing market in 2024

With mortgage rates dropping, aspiring homeowners are wondering if this could be the year they can finally afford to buy a home.
5 months ago
VIDEO: What to know about housing market in 2024
6 months ago

November home sales fell, new report shows

Meanwhile, some Walmart customers can now skip self-checkout and pay at home.
6 months ago
VIDEO: November home sales fell, new report shows
6 months ago

Mortgage giant Mr. Cooper cyberattack possibly affects more than 14 million people

The company said it involves "substantially all of our current and former customers" sensitive personal information.
6 months ago
The Mr. Cooper logo is seen in the background of a silhouetted person holding a mobile phone.
6 months ago

Mortgage rates drop below 7%

It’s the seventh straight week of declines for mortgage rates and the first time they’ve dipped below 7% since August.
6 months ago
VIDEO: Mortgage rates drop below 7%
6 months ago

Barbara Corcoran answers real estate questions

The “Shark Tank” judge shares her advice about mortgage rates, the rental markets and first-time homebuyers.
6 months ago
VIDEO: Barbara Corcoran answers real estate questions
6 months ago

Cities are scrambling to re-envision empty office spaces as future homes

"Start Here" took a look at how some cities like New York and San Franciso are trying to fill the costly void left by empty offices by turning them into new apartments.
6 months ago
Caption 20 Broad St. was a former commercial building that was converted into a residential building.
6 months ago

How office buildings are being converted to housing

ABC News’ Brad Mielke breaks down the trend of office buildings being converted into housing and the major ramifications.
6 months ago
VIDEO:
6 months ago

Nonprofit helps turn renters into homeowners in Mississippi

"GMA" takes a look at Rolling Fork rising, a unique program that lifts people out of the nightmare of a natural disaster and into the dream of home ownership.
6 months ago
VIDEO: Nonprofit helps turn renters into homeowners in Mississippi
7 months ago

Mortgage rates decline for 4 straight weeks

Inflation is showing signs of a possible slowdown as mortgage rates fell for the fourth consecutive week.
7 months ago
VIDEO: Mortgage rates decline for 4 straight weeks
7 months ago

Home sales hit new low

Home sales dropped 4% in October to a new 13-year low, with a limited number of homes on the market and median prices about $391,000.
7 months ago
VIDEO: Home sales hit new low
7 months ago

Existing home sales fall to 13-year low

The National Association of Realtors says sales of existing homes fell 4.1% in October.
7 months ago
VIDEO: Existing home sales fall to 13-year low
7 months ago

Average age for repeated home buyers in 2023 is 58: Report

ABC News' Brad Melke of the Start Here podcast joins ABC News Live anchor Diane Macedo to talk about the impact of this report on young aspiring homeowners.
7 months ago
VIDEO: Average age for repeated home buyers in 2023 is 58: Report
7 months ago

Mortgage rates drop to 7.40% after hitting 23-year high in October

ABC News Chief Economics correspondent Rebecca Jarvis shares what this means if you’re in the market for a new home.
7 months ago
VIDEO: Mortgage rates drop to 7.40% after hitting 23-year high in October
7 months ago

30-year fixed mortgage rates drop to 7.5%

New numbers from Freddie Mac show that the 30-year fixed rate mortgage dropped a quarter of a percent in the largest single-week drop since November 2022.
7 months ago
VIDEO: 30-year fixed mortgage rates drop to 7.5%