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Average US 30-year mortgage rate falls to 3.95 pct, 2017 low

WASHINGTON/May 25, 2017 (AP) (StlRealEstate.News) — Long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell this week to their lowest levels of the year. The benchmark 30-year rate dipped below the key 4 percent mark. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac says the average rate on 30-year fixed-rate home loans tumbled to 3.95 percent from 4.02 percent last week. The rate stood at … Continue reading Average US 30-year mortgage rate falls to 3.95 pct, 2017 low

Carson would like to see HUD’s name changed

WASHINGTON/May 25, 2017 (AP) (StlRealEstate.News) — Housing Secretary Ben Carson wants to change the name of the sprawling federal agency he leads. Carson says he’s has “a plan for eventually changing the name from Housing and Urban Development to Housing and Community Development.” He made the remarks in an interview with Armstrong Williams on SiriusXM. Carson says … Continue reading Carson would like to see HUD’s name changed

Bucks, Johnson Controls build neighborhood sports complex

MILWAUKEE/May 24, 2017 (AP) (StlRealEstate.News) — The Milwaukee Bucks and Johnson Controls are partnering to build a multi-sport complex in a northwest Milwaukee neighborhood. The two are donating the $150,000 complex to Milwaukee Public Schools, the Silver Spring Neighborhood Center and the Housing Authority of Milwaukee. It will be built on the campus of Browning Elementary School … Continue reading Bucks, Johnson Controls build neighborhood sports complex

Home sales fell in April amid supply squeeze

WASHINGTON/May 24, 2017 (AP) (StlRealEstate.News) — Americans pulled back their pace of home-buying in April, as shrinking inventories and rising prices are putting them in a bind with fewer and fewer options. The National Association of Realtors said Wednesday that sales of existing homes slipped 2.3 percent last month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.57 … Continue reading Home sales fell in April amid supply squeeze

Hemingway house changes hands, still off limits to public

BOISE, Idaho/May 24, 2017 (AP) (StlRealEstate.News) — Ownership of the Idaho house where Ernest Hemingway wrote some of his last works before killing himself in the main entryway in 1961 has changed hands but will stay off limits to the public. The Nature Conservancy transferred the two-story, 2,500-square-foot house in the Idaho resort town of Ketchum earlier … Continue reading Hemingway house changes hands, still off limits to public

Southern California home sales drop but prices still rising

IRVINE, Calif./May 24, 2017 (AP) (StlRealEstate.News) — Southern California home sales dipped nearly 5 percent last month compared to a year ago but the housing price hit a record high in two counties. The research group CoreLogic says 20,244 houses and condos were sold in April in Los Angeles County and five surrounding counties. That’s down 8.4 … Continue reading Southern California home sales drop but prices still rising

Real estate agent accused in killings prompts new law

COLUMBIA, S.C./May 23, 2017 (AP) (StlRealEstate.News) — People who sell or manage property in South Carolina will have to undergo a background check to renew their license under a new law prompted by last November’s arrest of a real estate agent accused of killing seven people. The law, signed Friday by Gov. Henry McMaster, requires real estate agents, brokers, … Continue reading Real estate agent accused in killings prompts new law

Massive slide covers stretch of iconic California highway

BIG SUR, Calif./May 23, 2017 (AP) (StlRealEstate.News) — A massive new landslide along California’s iconic coastal Highway 1 has buried the road under a 40-foot layer of rock and dirt, the latest hit in winter of crippling slides and flooding. A swath of the hillside gave way in an area called Mud Creek on Saturday night, covering … Continue reading Massive slide covers stretch of iconic California highway