U.S. stock futures were lower as fears grow about the impact of no deal. President Obama and congressional leaders will discuss the impasse at the White House on Friday, and the House of Representatives will return on Sunday. Failure to reach a fiscal cliff deal could push the U.S. economy into recession. Investors are hoping … Continue reading Investors braced for another day of waiting and worrying Friday, as lawmakers fumbled to find a solution to the fast-approaching fiscal cliff.
Sales of new single-family homes were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 377,000 in November, the highest level since April 2010. New home sales were 4.4% above the revised rate of 361,000 in October, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development said on Thursday. New home sales were 15.7% … Continue reading New residential sales hit two-year high in November
Daren Blomquist is RealtyTrac’s VP. He also acts as managing editor of the company’s monthly newsletter, the Foreclosure News Report. Some level of certainty and stability returned to the U.S. housing market in 2012, providing a solid foundation for the market to build on in 2013. But there are still significant risks that threaten this … Continue reading A Tricky Transition from Housing Stability to Strength in 2013
Why I am raising money for Navy SEAL Foundation (Tampa Bay Frogman Swim 2013) Hi! My name Is Becca Mann and I am swimming the Frogman 5k to raise money for the Navy Seal Foundation. The Navy Seal Foundation is a charity that raises money for the fallen seals families. It is also one of … Continue reading Navy Seal Foundation
Hi! Please consider donating to Becca Mann. Donations can be made on imATHLETE at the following website: http://www.imathlete.com/donate/Fundraiser.aspx?fFID=3765 I am raising money for the Navy Seal Foundation (NSF) by swimming 3.1 miles in the Tampa Bay Frogman Swim. The NSF supports wounded and fallen Navy Seals and their families. If you know me, you know it's pure … Continue reading Please donate to Becca Mann on imATHLETE for the Navy Seal Foundation
Bank of America has teamed with Habitat for Humanity to make sure that Americans having a hard time making it will have one more option for affordable housing. The bank will donate up to 2,000 vacant properties for renovation or reconstruction over the next three years. This is the largest one-time donation the non-profit has … Continue reading Bank of America Donates Homes to Habitat for Humanity
The housing slowdown may have been accompanied by an inability for potential homeowners to obtain mortgages, but the latest Fannie Mae National Housing Survey shows movement on the mortgage consumption-front. For the month of November, 51% of survey respondents said it would now be easier to obtain a mortgage. This larger vote of confidence suggests … Continue reading More Americans confident they can get mortgages