The spring housing market is still about a month away, but industry experts are already arguing its outcome.» Read More
Mortgage application volume have jumped further, up 14.2 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA).
The index of home builder sentiment fell just one point in January to 57 from an upwardly-revised December reading.
—As of Dec. 31, banks held some 421,164 unsold homes, down 17 percent from the year before. —As of Dec. 31, 642,927 homes were in some stage of the foreclosure process. —In the 12 months ended Sept. 30, nearly 1.5 million homes returned to positive equity, which means the home is valued at more than what the owner owes on the mortgage.
Better jobs and higher rents are pushing more young Philadelphians to buy homes in the city's downtown.
Using home sales, prices, construction, mortgage delinquencies and millennial employment, Trulia concludes housing is nearly back to normal.
WASHINGTON, Jan 15- The number of U.S. properties in the process of being foreclosed upon dropped last year to its lowest level since 2006, real estate data firm RealtyTrac said on Thursday. The data for the year overall showed the foreclosure market is "close to finding a floor and stabilizing at a historically normal level," Daren Blomquist, vice president at...
LOS ANGELES— A healthier U.S. housing market and economy helped to winnow foreclosures in 2014 to levels not seen since before the housing bust. While foreclosures remain elevated in many populous metropolitan areas, such as New York, Philadelphia and San Diego, they have declined annually overall in recent years, and 2014 was no exception.
The number of completed foreclosures continued to fall in November, with 41,000 borrowers losing their homes, says CoreLogic.
A sharp drop in interest rates, combined with new reduced costs for the market’s most popular mortgage products, sent mortgage applications soaring last week.
A drop in interest rates has been a boon to real estate investment trusts, but some are questioning just how high these stocks can fly.
Less investor activity and rising home prices could mean a robust spring for Atlanta housing.
The Federal Housing Administration will lower its annual insurance premiums from 1.35 percent to 0.85 percent, according to sources.
The holiday season is historically slow in the mortgage business, but this time around it was particularly quiet.
Landlords are still getting higher rents, but will the apartment building boom spoil the party?
Scotland’s housing market bounced back at the end of 2014 after the “no” vote for independence boosted the country’s real estate, Knight Frank said.
Signed contracts to buy existing homes increased just 0.8 percent from a downwardly-revised October reading.
As rents soar and the supply of rental housing remains constrained, 2015 could be the tipping point, pushing more renters to home ownership.
First-time buyers sat on the sidelines in 2014, and most of the sales action was on the high end. That may be about to change in the new year.
Sales of million- and multimillion-dollar homes are soaring. Contrary to popular belief, it is not all foreign cash fueling the frenzy.
The housing market is cooling off. It may be just what is needed to get buyers back into the market this coming spring.