My Next Move: Since My Divorce

Filed under: Buying, MyNextMove After 17 years of marriage, Mandy Walker was getting a divorce and debated whether or not she wanted to keep the house she had raised her family in. Financially, it was too expensive, and, realistically, it was too big for her to manage. So she put it up for sale, but…

Signed Contracts to Buy U.S. Homes Dips Slightly

Filed under: News, Economy By MARTIN CRUTSINGER WASHINGTON (AP) – A measure of Americans who signed contracts to buy homes fell only slightly in February to the second-highest level in nearly three years. The report suggests sales of previously occupied homes will keep rising in the coming months. The National Association of Realtors says its…

New Home Sales Took a Tumble in February

Filed under: News, Economy, Selling Sales of new U.S. single-family homes fell more than expected in February after hefty gains the previous month, but steady gains in home prices suggested the housing market recovery remains intact. The Commerce Department said on Tuesday sales dropped 4.6 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 411,000 units.…

Evolving Real Estate Markets in 2012

Until few years ago, Panama was considered to be the second hottest real estate market in the world with its surge in condominium and other construction recording sales numbers next only to Dubai.  With the real estate market in Dubai currently passing through an extremely low period, the evolution in the real estate business in Panama has now finally surpassed the…