The expiration date of the $8,000 first-time home buyer may have already passed for most, but there are some potential homebuyers who can still take advantage of this great opportunity. FULL STORY ->

What would it mean to you if "the Canadian housing bubble," so widely speculated about in the media, burst? PJ Wade suggests ways to use anticipation as a positive force and reduce stress in the process. FULL STORY ->

What should we make of the latest reports on rising home sales and the Federal Reserve's promise to keep interest rates low indefinitely? FULL STORY ->

It's a very exciting time. Your agent has just lined up a prospective buyer. A deal can be made or broke, however, during the showing. How can you prepare your home to its best advantage? FULL STORY -> research of wholesale lenders' rate sheets for brokers shows the current conforming 30-year fixed rate, available to well-qualified consumers paying a standard .07 to 1 point origination, is 4.875%. The current conforming 15-year fixed rate is 4.25%, and the current 5/1 ARM rate is 3.625%. FULL STORY ->