A monthly sentiment index from the National Association of Home Builders jumped 4 points in July to 53, finally crossing into positive territory.
Mortgage rates are barely moving, but demand among mortgage-dependent home buyers is weakening, data show.
You want to borrow against your home's equity to pay for what?!
The comments came during a news conference in which authorities announced a $7 billion settlement against Citigroup.
Home sales are rising but still well below last year. The answer is simple: Too many people can't afford to buy homes.
Citigroup will pay $7 billion to settle a U.S. Justice Department investigation into subprime mortgages.
Hedge-fund manager Todd Schoenberger once said "Homeownership is for suckers." It's way beyond that now, he says.
A broker tells CNBC that he's "excited about the Phoenix market for an important reason: It's stable."
Student housing—millennial style—may be one of the best under-the-radar real estate plays of the decade.
Rates are not driving home sales. That's what the correlation between rate moves and mortgage applications suggests; they are not traveling in tandem.
Mega-mansion, art gallery or embassy? Rumor has it, the home is turning heads of everyone from state embassies to the super rich.
A raging wildfire in rural Northern California that spread over 5 square miles and forced the evacuation of 200 homes in Napa County expanded Wednesday.
Mortgage applications barely budged last week, despite recent reports of a surge in home sales, data from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) show.
The U.S. apartment vacancy rate was unchanged in the second quarter, while new construction rebounded as weather improved.
The Manhattan real estate market is now a tale of two cities—the merely rich and the super rich.
Signed contracts to buy existing homes surged 6.1 percent in May, the biggest monthly gain since April, 2010.
Profit hungry developers are taking advantage of limited space in cities by building controversial, skinny and tall "pop-up" rowhomes.
The penthouse at the Ritz-Carlton is the newly anointed highest-priced apartment in downtown Manhattan.
The Obama administration said it would boost construction of affordable rental housing and extend a program that helps homeowners avoid foreclosure.
Having a baby has always been a driver of homeownership, but with higher home prices, many young parents can't afford a suburban home.
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