Video: Now is a good time to buy a home

In the latest quarterly HOME survey, respondents were asked about their confidence in the U.S. economy and their housing expectations in 2017.

February 22, 2017

Iowa REALTORS® Fight For Home Savings Accounts

For some time, parents have been able to save money for their children’s education through tax-favorable 529 accounts. Now, the Iowa Association of REALTORS® is fighting to give similar benefits to first time home buyers. “With home prices slowly risin …

February 15, 2017

Rent vs. Buy

Affordability is the number one reason non-owners give when asked why they don’t own. A big factor is the on-going confusion about down payment requirements.

February 14, 2017

Home Prices Hit New Highs in 2016

For the final three months of 2016, the sales prices in more than half of the markets tracked since 2005 have equaled or surpassed previous peak levels.

February 10, 2017

Video: Can you afford to buy a home?

Affordability, student debt and confusion about down payment requirements prevented many aspiring homeowners from entering the market.

February 10, 2017

Tax reform must protect homeownership

The 115th Congress is gearing up for an intense legislative session, and tax reform is set to play a starring role.

February 3, 2017