US home price growth picked up in March despite COVID-19

US home price growth picked up in March despite COVID-19

Home price growth in the US accelerated in March, leading into the widespread lockdowns imposed by states to deter the spread of the novel coronavirus.  Standard & Poor’s said Tuesday that its S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller national home price index posted a 4.4% annual gain in March, up from 4.2% a month earlier. The 20-City Composite […]
‘Now the home is a safe haven’

‘Now the home is a safe haven’

The housing market is blaring with signs of a recovery — rising mortgage purchase applications and homebuilder sentiment. Housing was healthy going into the coronavirus pandemic, which forced Americans to stay and work from home. With Americans stuck at home, they are...
Plan to work from home for the rest of 2020

Plan to work from home for the rest of 2020

American Express (AXP) is the latest household name corporation to paint a picture publicly as to how work life will look different in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. And the credit card giant will look different (it will for other companies, too), as it will...