How long until mortgages are affected by short-term rate hikes?

A big week for news, especially for mid-December, but so scattered across the economic spectrum that sorting important versus not takes some work …

Redfin’s 8 predictions for the 2018 housing market

Redfin chief economist Nela Richardson says fears about an impending housing bubble can be put to rest, thanks to a solid sale-to-list ratio and declining homebuyer debt in the nation’s most competitive and high-priced markets, but tax reform could negatively impact homeowners and dissuade aspiring homebuyers, which will prolong inventory shortages and high mortgage rates that have risen to their highest level in 10 years …

10 housing markets to keep an eye on in 2018

If you’re considering moving to these cities, here’s a list of things you can’t miss …

Real estate daily market update: December 15, 2017

All the latest real estate market news …

Show me the money: 4 critical insights on global wealth

The Credit Suisse Global Wealth Report showcases where financial wealth is occurring globally and which countries will grow in their homebuying and investment power. The 2017 report came out in November …

Net neutrality repeal has real estate really worried

“We’ve just given all these massive telecommunications companies this power and we’re not sure how they’re going to wield it…” …

Watch out for your uncle’s drunken holiday antics, but the economy is booming

While the political machinations are sometimes like a drunken family episode, the economic landscape is an entirely different story …

Real estate daily market update: December 14, 2017

All the latest real estate market news …

Will a bitcoin buyer bite on this designer beachfront home?

They say a home will sell if the price is right. What if that price is (a volatile) 250 bitcoin? Realtors listing a luxury oceanfront home on the market for nine months in Clearwater Beach, Florida, are putting that question to the test. …

4 signs that inventory will improve in 2018

Since 2012, when inventories of active listings started to decline on a national level, supplies of homes for sale have fallen 24 percent. Year-over-year inventories have fallen for 29 consecutive months …