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Banks may not be lending to home buyers or single family home developers, but they are doling out big bucks to apartment developers.
After hitting its highest level in nine years in September, home builder confidence dropped this month.
WASHINGTON, Oct 16- Foreclosure activity across the United States declined last month to the lowest level since July 2006, as banks reclaimed fewer homes, according to a report released on Thursday. RealtyTrac, which tracks housing market data, reported foreclosure filings for 106,866 properties across the country, an 8.6 percent decrease from August and a...
Falling Treasury yields are pushing mortgage rates to lows not seen in over a year. CNBC asks a mortgage banker is it time to refinance?
Falling mortgage rates are turning the numbers around once again – at least when it comes to refinances.
Mortgage rates are falling and that means refinancing is picking up, mortgage industry professional Melissa Cohn told CNBC.
The rate drop could give the housing market a psychological boost.
Recycling shipping containers is presenting a unique opportunity for developers of environmentally friendly, sustainable real estate.
Many thousands of Americans who lost their homes in the housing bust are suddenly facing a new foreclosure nightmare.
NEW YORK, Oct 14- Many thousands of Americans who lost their homes in the housing bust, but have since begun to rebuild their finances, are suddenly facing a new foreclosure nightmare: debt collectors are chasing them down for the money they still owe by freezing their bank accounts, garnishing their wages and seizing their assets. The two big...
U.K. house prices will soar by 30 percent in the next five years according to a report.
San Francisco's housing market may see a slight dip but limited supply and the tech economy continue to bolster the region.
A drop in rates last week boosted mortgage applications for both refinances and home purchases, and interest rates continues to slide.
Home prices are still higher compared to last year, but now, suddenly, it looks as if values could actually go negative on a national level.
CNBC's Diana Olick says she knows exactly what Ben Bernanke went through when his bank refi bid was "unsuccessful."
Some cities have cooled for single-family rentals, but investors are still gobbling up properties in other markets like Charlotte, North Carolina.
Once thought to be the generation that would forever rent, millennials are warming up to the idea of owning a home. Here's one couple's story.
A slight dip in interest rates was not enough to move the needle on mortgage applications last week.
Fewer distressed homes and fears of rising interest rates may have caused pending home sales to fall in August.
After a surge in refinances in the previous week, the volume of mortgage applications continued to slide as interest rates rose.