Condo sales surged 7 percent in April, part of trend of people looking to streamline their finances and their way of living.
Applications to purchase a home fell 3 percent week to week even though mortgage rates are at their lowest levels since November.
Affordable homes are still drowning disproportionately. They are three times more likely to be underwater than expensive home, says Zillow.
Housing starts were up in April by 13 percent, but that was driven by a 43 percent monthly jump in buildings with five or more units.
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A monthly confidence index from the National Association of Home Builders slipped one point from a downwardly revised April figure.
U.S. foreclosure activity fell in April, as banks scheduled fewer auctions even as they reclaimed more homes, RealtyTrac said on Thursday.
Mortgage applications edged slightly higher last week, as rates fell to their lowest since November.
The regulator for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and the HUD secretary announced plans to make credit more available to homeowners.
Home prices are moving so far, so fast, that at least 1,000 local housing markets have hit all-time price highs.
Higher levels of cash home sales may be coming from the baby boom generation, with more trade-down and retirement buyers paying cash.
Younger renters consider down payment and credit score to be top obstacles to getting a mortgage, according to a Fannie Mae survey.
After weeks of mortgage market weakness, loan applications rose last week, led by a surge in applications to purchase a home.
Just 46 percent of the people who strongly prefer a new home are willing to pay the 20 percent premium that new homes cost.
Homeowners are increasingly looking back at their own homes for makeovers rather than looking ahead to move up.
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Weekly mortgage applications plummeted to a four-year low last week despite positive reads on the market.
With first-time buyers priced out of homes and facing tougher credit standards, homeownership had nowhere to go but down.
Pending home sales from the National Association of Realtors rose 3.4 percent in March but is still down 7.9 percent from March of 2013.
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