Home-Price Growth Continued to Slow in June

ROGER KISBY FOR THE WALL STREET JOURNAL Home-price growth continued to decelerate in June, the latest sign that lower mortgage rates are providing little boost to a housing market that has been slowing for the past year. Average national home prices grew 3.1% in the year ending in June, according to the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller […] Continue reading →

The Dirty Secret About Most ‘Fixer Uppers’

Mark Wilson/Getty Images Before you try to become your own dime-store Chip or Joanna Gaines, go back and check the math again on that “fixer upper.” Then maybe check it a third time. That’s the message of a new survey, which found that despite the glamor and plethora of TV programs devoted to home renovation, such […] Continue reading →