With the cost of rent going up across the board and becoming even less affordable in metropolitan centers, it's never been a better time to seriously consider home ownership.
Last week's economic news included readings on home price growth, new and pending home sales, and inflation. Weekly reports on mortgage rates and jobless claims were also released.
You're ready to purchase a home, but you've looked at everything on the market and can't find the perfect place. You've researched the school districts, neighborhoods and nearby amenities, and you know exactly in which area you want to live.