Daily Archives: February 16, 2011

Housing Starts Jump 14.6% in January

Housing Starts Jump 14.6% in January   Housing starts in January reached their highest rate in four months, increasing more than analysts expected, the Commerce Department reports. Housing starts jumped 14.6 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 596,000 … Continue reading

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Banks Want Higher Down Payments From Buyers

Banks Want Higher Down Payments From Buyers   Banks are increasingly telling borrowers that if they want to buy a home, they need to come with a higher down payment. Banks are requiring higher down payments in order to help … Continue reading

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