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Another move higher in U.S. mortgage rates pushed weekly applications down. Total volume fell 1.5 percent week-to-week on the week ending May 15th.
New technology is rolling out in drought-parched California that enables homes to recycle two-thirds of the water they use.
ALBANY, N.Y.— New York's top bank regulator on Tuesday proposed amending state law to shorten the foreclosure process for homes with delinquent mortgages. Department of Financial Services Superintendent Ben Lawsky, addressing mortgage bankers, said New York's process averages 900 days from the date of filing to the sale of the property.
The Qatari royal family has bought yet another multi-million pound property in one of London's most affluent areas, according to a British newspaper.
U.S. housing starts jumped to their highest level in nearly 7-1/2 years and permits soared, offering a glimmer of hope for the struggling economy.
"Consumers are exhibiting caution, and want to be on more stable financial footing before purchasing a home."
Homes are selling at a faster clip this spring. But when you look at the slew of data, something still isn't quite right in housing.
Portland housing is benefiting from a few things its neighbors don't have: water and home-buying millennials.
Home loan borrowers moved to the sidelines amid a sharp rise in interest rates last week.
Fundrise is an online crowdfunding platform, offering individual investors a chance to buy shares in a commercial real estate project.
WASHINGTON, May 8- Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac's regulator on Friday extended for another year the mortgage finance firms' participation in the U.S. government's main foreclosure prevention programs. The decision, announced by Federal Housing Finance Agency Director Mel Watt, extends the Home Affordable Mortgage Program and the Home Affordable Refinance...
Sellers are coming back to the Minneapolis/St. Paul housing market, but so are buyers, and that is keeping the Twin Cities tight.
The housing crash created a much larger share of renters, and these Americans are not enjoying the new wealth that now-rising home prices afford.
The average gross profit on a flipped home soared to $72,450, up from $61,684, in the first quarter of 2014, says RealtyTrac.
The S&P REIT index is down close to 8 percent in the last month, and almost 3 percent since Monday, as interest rates climbed.
A sharp rise in interest rates at the end of last week sent mortgage applications on a slide. Total volume fell 4.6 percent for the week.
Homeowners in higher housing brackets have fewer mortgages underwater, but at the other end, more borrowers are falling into foreclosure.
One-third of all U.S. properties sold in March went at or above asking price. That's hot. So how do you emerge the winner in a bidding battle?
Home sales in Los Angeles have been hampered by low inventory, especially in the lower price ranges. When do more listings come?
As it gets easier to get a mortgage, more lenders are getting creative in what they are offering consumers.