A new trend allows prospective buyers to spend time alone “test driving” a home’s features.
Positive signs in the housing market are green flags for buyers and sellers.
The fact that it’s still a buyer’s real-estate market is no surprise. Despite small fluctuations, mortgage rates are low and so are home prices. The problem is that few are buying. A survey by the mortgage company Fannie Mae shows that while 71 percent of Americans think it’s a good time to buy a home,