Confidence among the nation's home builders edged up slightly in March but is still mired in the negative, way down from recent highs.» Read More
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.
A sharp surge in interest rates caused mortgage refinances to plummet two weeks ago, but they are now finding their footing again.
Foreclosures on delinquent properties by homeowner associations were almost unheard of before the financial crisis. Now they are becoming more common.
Nearly 3,000 properties were on the block at the year's first big foreclosure auction in Atlanta as buyers look for bargains to rehab, flip or rent.
The U.S. apartment vacancy rate eased to its lowest level in more than a decade, but stagnant income growth moderated rent increases.
A new survey shows that while London was the best city among foreign real estate investors, the rest of the top five cities were in the U.S.
As the recovery in prices has helped lenders whittle down a glut of seized homes, they've begun moving more properties to auction.
Sales of Manhattan apartments hit a fourth-quarter record, with wealthy buyers competing to get a foot in the door as prices soar. The FT reports.
Signed contracts to buy existing homes rose slightly in November, breaking a five-month negative streak, according to the National Association of Realtors.
With meteorologists predicting big storms in the future, some homeowners are finding a simple way to minimize vulnerability: building a dome home.
Super broker Dolly Lenz provides insight on two $25 million homes.
New mortgage rules are designed to protect borrowers and lenders from jumping into loans that might be too optimistic.
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.