There isn’t much in terms of economic data this week, however some of the key reports include Thursday’s unemployment claims report, Thursday’s trade balance report, Friday’s February retail sales report and consumer confidence report.
The Federal Reserve has announced they will stop buying mortgage backed securities at the end of March. What will happen to the housing market when [...]
Should you refinance right now? When is the right time to buy a home? Quicken Loans CEO Bill Emerson answers these questions and with talks [...]
Hey homeowners, are you a gardener? Or maybe you just bought a home, and are prepared to begin a garden this spring? Well good news, there are infinite benefits to gardening as any foodie will tell you, but here are some specific foods you should definitely try to grow yourself.
The Greek Prime Minister announced early this morning a set of deficit cuts that includes lower wages and increased taxes to try to tame their huge budget gap. In terms of economic data today, the MBA Mortgage application report showed that applications rose almost 15%.
You always hear about buying things off-season, or that some things are expensive because they are in-season. The tricky part is, how do you know when to buy what? Luckily, here’s a guide (largely according to Lifehacker) for how to take advantage of the best deals during this time of the year.
This past week Dan Gilbert was featured on Smart Business to discuss growing a business and building corporate culture. Even though Dan has a full plate, [...]
Treasuries and mortgages held mostly flat Monday, as equities rose on expectations of a Greek bailout. This morning Treasuries and mortgage bonds are down slightly as the European Union said it expects Greece to announce new deficit measures.
For many homeowners, foreclosure is viewed as a way out from their mortgage payment. With unemployment at an all time high, and many property values still down, making payments on a loan can be difficult for many people. However, contrary to a popular belief that a foreclosure can be a fresh start – foreclosures actually affect credit scores negatively, and cause higher interest rates for future loans.
On Tuesday January 12th Haiti experienced a catastrophic earthquake, a 7.0 on the Richter magnitude scale. Between 217,000 and 230,000 people were identified as dead [...]