Despite adjustments for the Labor Day holiday the previous week, mortgage applications surged last week, even amid rising rates.» Read More
Portland, Oregon's home prices are gaining at a faster rate than both wage growth and historical norms. Why is that?
U.S. foreclosure activity jumped in August for the second consecutive month as banks started the process on more properties.
WASHINGTON, Sept 11- U.S. foreclosure activity jumped in August for the second consecutive month as banks started the process on more properties and scheduled more housing auctions, industry firm RealtyTrac said on Thursday.
Just a slight trend higher in interest rates was enough to stall both potential home buyers and borrowers looking to refinance their loans.
The labor market, specifically wage growth, has turned Americans bearish on the housing recovery, a new Fannie Mae report shows.
ALBANY, N.Y.— Richard Slaper bought his home in a Buffalo suburb in 2003 but fell behind on his payments a few years later following a long hospitalization that kept him from working. After a foreclosure notice arrived in 2009, followed by unsuccessful attempts to rework his loan, Slaper moved out, taking a job that came with a place to stay.
Ukraine's ongoing war with pro-Russian separatists and their Moscow benefactors is pushing money out of the region—and into the United States.
Interest rates for U.S. mortgages dropped to their lowest level, but that wasn't enough to move potential home buyers off the fence and into a house.
The National Association of Realtors' monthly pending home sales index rose 3.3 percent in July over June.
Atlanta continues to see one of the nation's highest shares of foreclosure auctions, accounting for more than 3 percent of home sales in July.
While mortgage rates have teetered within a tight range, even a slight drop in interest rates was enough to boost mortgage applications.
Mortgage rates are the wild card as the housing recovery enters the fall season, with buyers sensitive to the slightest moves.
Overall house flipping is cooling off, but turning houses quickly for sale in pricey neighborhoods still can offer hefty profits.
Zillow has a new report out showing the least affordable cities for housing, based on how much of your income you give up to buy a new house.
Minneapolis is finally showing signs that home sellers are back in the game. Inventory in the market was up 6.1 percent in May.
Dubai may be one of the hottest property market in the world, but you will be surprised how far half a million dollars will still get you compared to other global cities.
More trouble in the Ukraine led to more applications for U.S. mortgage refinances last week; it is all about interest rates.
London isn't the only place which is seeing a dizzying increase in property prices. Look no further than across the channel to Germany.
New housing data show the consumer environment is still healthy, investment pros tell CNBC.
Builders amped up the volume in July for single-family homes and multifamily apartments, but the real strength is still in the rental market.