Jacksonville Real Estate Market

Jacksonville, Florida

As Prices Rise, Banks Repossess More Homes

As homes gain more value nationwide, banks are acting faster on delinquent loans and repossessing more homes.

Rising Rates Scare Borrowers Into Action

Applications for mortgage refinances finally swung to the positive last week despite the steady rise in mortgage rates.

Investors Sue Government Over Fannie, Freddie Stock

The City of Austin Police Retirement System in Texas and Seattle-based bank Washington Federal are seeking $41 billion in damages.

Big Banks Bet on Jumbo Mortgages Again

Since the housing crash began, the market for these securities has been close to nothing. Now that is beginning to change.

Housing Investors Cool on Buy-to-Rent Model

Investors have been buying distressed properties and pushing prices up, but now some say they've priced themselves out.

Rising Rates Turn Investors Away From REITs

The recent gains in the interest rates question the attractiveness of REITs for investors.

Reverse Mortgages Backfiring on Seniors

Reverse mortgages are backfiring for many seniors who needed cash during the housing crash.

Short Supply Pushes Home Prices to Seven Year High

Home prices continue to rise well beyond expectations, taking their biggest jump since the housing boom of 2006.

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