Man Posing as Police Officer Targets Female Agents

A caller claiming to be a detective in Battle Creek, Mich., is telling local pros that they are in legal trouble and requesting an in-person meeting.

6 Design Trends Already Shaping 2020

Look for daring color statements and bold uses of natural elements to accessorize and transform spaces, designers say.

Improve a Home’s Lighting Without an Electrician

Lighting can set the right mood in a home and make it feel more welcoming, and achieving that doesn’t always require professional work.

Don’t Let Sellers Leave Tax Breaks on the Table

Remind clients to ask their financial advisers about the deductions they’re eligible for in a home sale. One of the big ones: selling costs.

Study: Lack of Accessible Housing Fosters Unfair Cost Burdens

Homes with features designed to improve quality of life for people with disabilities are 10% more expensive than nonaccessible homes nationwide, data shows.

House Bill Seeks to Extend VA Loans to Co-op Buyers

“Our veterans shouldn’t be priced out of these housing options because they’re excluded from the VA’s loan program,” one lawmaker says.

Home Sales Dip, But First-Timers Return to Market

Low mortgage rates entice rookie buyers, and more robust housing starts should boost sales in the near future, according to NAR.

Mortgage Rates Inch Up Slightly This Week

Still, the low mortgage rate environment continues to spur homebuying activity.

Entrepreneur Sues Compass, Claims to Be Cofounder

Technology investor Avi Dorfman says he helped create the strategy to get the multibillion-dollar brokerage off the ground but was later shut out of the firm.

Cobuying Gains Traction Among Young Adults

Faced with rising home prices and student loan debt, some cash-strapped millennials are teaming up with friends to purchase a home.