Buying a Home in a Rising Mortgage Rate Environment: 5 Steps to Make Your Search More Successful

You have worked hard to save up for a down payment, scrimping and saving to get out of that rental and into a home of your own. Now it is time to go house shopping, and right on schedule, mortgage rates start going through the proverbial roof. There is not much you can do to …

What’s next for the real estate market? We asked the chief economist at the National Association of Realtors

  This article is reprinted by permission from The Escape Home, a newsletter for second homeowners and those who want to be. Subscribe here. © 2021. All rights reserved. So you want to buy a vacation home, but you’re waiting for the market frenzy to calm down long enough to allow prices to cool off and contract …

Freddie Mac’s Pam Perry: Addressing racial equity in housing

It was a sunny and extremely humid Thursday morning. Of course, that’s almost standard for Dallas, and it wasn’t going to prevent these three women from showing up to the magazine cover shoot with an energy and excitement that couldn’t be stopped. They say a picture is worth a thousand words, and I’d say this …