Los Angeles’ law would require as many as 13,500 quake-vulnerable wood-frame apartments to be strengthened, compared to 5,000 in San Francisco.
For those contemplating selling your house and moving to an independent- or assisted-living facility or retirement home, start planning now.
The amount people spend on home remodeling and repair is anticipated to hit $325 billion this year, a level that hasn’t been reached since 2007.
Washington (AFP) — U.S. pending home sales continued to sag in February, declining for the eighth straight month amid higher prices and higher mortgage rates, the National Association of Realtors said Thursday. The NAR pending home sales index, based on contract signings, fell to 93.9 last month from 94.7 in January. February’s level was the […]
Washington (AFP) – U.S. housing prices rose in January, but at a slower pace than in previous months, the S&P/Case-Shiller index showed Tuesday. The index of prices across 20 leading metropolitan areas gained 0.8 percent in January from December, on a seasonally adjusted basis. On an adjusted basis, all 20 areas showed gains. However, without […]