Jacksonville Real Estate Market

Jacksonville, Florida

Mortgage bailout not over, FHA to draw $1.7 billion

The Federal Housing Administration said it needs an infusion from the Treasury to cover projected losses.

‘Last hurrah?’ Pending home sales fall in August

Home buyers signed fewer contracts to buy existing homes, as higher mortgage rates and prices weighed on housing affordability.

Mortgage alert: Borrowers change how they cheat

Lenders are now scouring financial documents to comply with new rules, so fraudsters are following suit, jacking up the numbers.

Forget easing prices, new homes are up, up, up

While newly built homes have always sold at a premium to existing homes, the divide is widening.

Real estate’s new frontier: Crowdfunding

It’s worked for films, political candidates and disaster relief, so why not real estate?

To lock or not lock? That is the mortgage question

Real estate stocks rallied, and mortgage rates fell, as fears of a Fed taper, at least in the short term, evaporated.

Can the mortgage market crash again?

Some lenders say the nation would never see another crisis like the one the U.S. economy just survived.

Home builder confidence stalls in September

The overall index is still above where it was a year ago, but sales are not as robust as had been expected.

Buy your next house from a warehouse

Pulte Group, one of the largest U.S. home builders, is conducting a unique experiment in hopes of selling more homes.

Why shut down Fannie and Freddie now?

Lawmakers have set the stage for an epic debate on the future of U.S. housing finance.

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