Institutional investors' ownership of residential properties helped push the price of homes up 14 percent over three years, RealtyTrac says.» Read More
Tight credit and more expensive homes, versus existing houses, are keeping many buyers out of the market.
Despite the decrease, lean inventories and steady price gains suggested sufficient strength in the housing market to support the economy.
Driven by rising home prices and the need to rebuild equity lost in the housing crash, home improvement activity is booming.
Take a look at some of the surprising ways the super rich turn their mansions into home sweet megahome.
High student loan debt, poor wage growth and less-than-pristine credit are leaving first-time buyers out of the housing recovery.
Resales rose slightly after three monthly falls in a row, as record low mortgage interest rates and pent-up demand continue to sustain a recovery in the market.
Amazon's desire to move products closer to customers has heated up the development of warehouses. Other retailers may follow suit.
The Mortgage Bankers Association said its index of mortgage application activity rose in the latest week.
Housing construction is at its highest level since 2007, but vacancy rates are still higher than they were before the bubble.
In luxury real estate, location doesn't count for much if it doesn't include spectacular views. Feast your eyes on a few that do.
This Beverly Hills home for sale, with all its luxury amenities included, may just spur a trend with down-market houses.
U.S. housing starts fell less than expected in December, pausing after recent strong gains.
Home builder confidence dipped in January as rising construction costs and inaccurate appraisals hurt some home sales.
Mortgage applications jumped sharply last week, as a weaker-than-expected December employment report sent interest rates lower.
Rising interest rates and a sluggish housing recovery has prompted lower forecasts for mortgage originations this year.
The home improvement retailer offers a new tool, partnering with home renovation service Porch.com as the anti-DIY online.
The mayor of Richmond, Calif., is pushing a novel use of eminent domain to prevent foreclosures. Financial firms are very, very unhappy.
The tepid job participation rate reported Friday explains why so many people can't buy homes and why others are unable to save their homes.
So-called door-kickers working for investors in foreclosed homes often get the first peek inside vacant properties.
New "back to basics" rules from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will create a safer mortgage market. Simply put, the goal is no traps.
The housing market is one of the pillars of the U.S. economy and there may be no better indication of how the market is doing than housing starts.
You may have heard this term in the aftermath of the real estate bubble. So what is an underwater mortgage?
Sometimes financial terms sound exactly like what they are. CNBC explains jumbo mortgages.