ON THE WEB:
-Have US mortgage rates hit bottom? http://www.mortgagerates.us/have-us-mortgage-rates-hit-bottom/
-Average mortgage rates: http://www.freddiemac.com/pmms/release.html
-National Association of Realtors home-price report: http://www.realtor.org/topics/metropolitan-median-area-prices-and-affordability/data
Tom Reddin, former president of LendingTree, writes for the Charlotte Observer about mortgages and home ownership. A version of this column previously appeared on his blog, MortgageRates.us. He runs Red Dog Ventures, a venture capital and advisory firm for early-stage digital companies.