After gains in the second half of 2015, the homeownership rate fell to just 63.6 percent in the first quarter of this year, says the U.S. Census Bureau. » Read More
The biggest fear relating to the fiscal cliff is that it will whipsaw back into a recession, with CNBC's Diana Olick.
As more investors vie for fewer foreclosed properties, prices are going up and great deals are getting scarce. See where the biggest foreclosure discounts are now.
A two-tier housing market amongst developed economies has sprung up as some countries have rebounded faster from the global financial crisis than others, according to new research by Goldman Sachs, which warns the situation could lead to several bubbles.
The one thing standing in the way of a more robust housing recovery, is tight credit. Mortgage rates are at near-historic lows, but too many potential home buyers still cannot access these rates due to damaged credit.
Spencer Rascoff, Zillow CEO, explains why his company is lowering its fourth quarter forecast, and weighs in on the outlook on housing.
When you dig down into the numbers you can see where the numbers are not quite as rosy as some would hope for both home buyers and builders.
The fact that Hurricane Sandy was downgraded before it made landfall on the East Coast will save homeowners potentially thousands of dollars in home insurance deductibles.
Americans are taking on more debt than they are shedding, indicating a more resilient recovery is near.
While sales of existing homes are still on a bumpy road to recovery, home prices are seeing steady gains.
Dave Liniger, chairman & co-founder of RE/MAX, says housing is key to fixing the U.S. economy.
We know we're coming off the bottom of the housing crash, but over the summer it felt to some like we were rocketing off the bottom. Now, not so much.
In a sign of a still struggling housing market, signed contracts to buy existing homes were essentially flat in September from August, edging up just 0.3 percent according to a monthly index from Realtors.
A jump in signed contract to buy newly built homes in September brought volumes to the highest level since April of 2010. Is it enough to put a period on the statement that housing is in full recovery? Perhaps, but not an exclamation point.
Buck Horne, housing and REITs analyst at Raymond James, makes the case on why single women may be a boon for REITs.
It’s hard to imagine, given that the nation’s housing market is still digging itself out of an epic foreclosure crisis, that there just are not enough homes available to buy. But, that may be the case.
As single family home building recovers, are investors throwing too much cash at new rental apartments?
After a summer of significant monthly jumps in confidence among the nation’s home builders, fall appears to be bringing in a chill.
Jed Kolko, Trulia chief economist, discusses which candidate is better for the housing sector -- and most importantly -- the value of your home.
The flippers are back, but they are a new breed, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.
Close to 100,000 properties were flipped in the first six months of this year - a 25 percent jump from a year ago. But flipping is not what it used to be.