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.
Federal and state regulators are documenting new instances of abuse in reverse mortgages as smaller mortgage brokers, including former subprime lenders, flood the market.
If you believe in this recovery, you should be looking beyond the builders to the more than 30 sectors that benefit directly from housing.
New filings for foreclosures show filings hit a 5-year low, with CNBC's Diana Olick.
In another sign that the still shaky housing recovery might be finding its footing, foreclosure filings in some of the hardest hit states of the housing crash have plummeted dramatically, and overall the nation is seeing the lowest level of foreclosure activity since 2007.
U.S. home owners are refinancing their mortgages at the fastest clip since 2005, but the difference now is they are putting cash in, not taking it out.