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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.
Scarcely have the Christmas presents been unwrapped than tens of thousands of people across the U.K. go online to find their dream home.
Next year is going to be a great one for real estate, two pros in the sector told CNBC on Monday.
Ocwen Financial's executive chairman will step down as part of a settlement with New York's financial regulator, the Wall Street Journal reported.
When it comes to housing, low gas prices not only help pad people's pocketbooks, but they are also boosting consumer confidence.
Home price gains slowed in 2014, but were still enough to give U.S. homeowners a collective $1.7 trillion in additional home equity, Zillow says.
Pulte Homes is rushing to build more so-called active adult communities catering to baby boomers, many who still work full time.
Mortgage rates dropped last week to their lowest level since May 2013, but home buyers are not reacting to the move.
Home builders seem resigned to the fact that their business is recovering at a slower-than-expected pace.
Mortgage applications to purchase a new homes dropped dramatically in November, signaling a slowdown in sales for the nation's builders.
WASHINGTON, Dec 11- Foreclosure activity across the United States fell in November as banks repossessed fewer homes and scheduled a lower number of auctions, according to a report released on Thursday. "The housing market is struggling to find the new normal when it comes to a tolerable level of foreclosure activity in this post-Great Recession economy,"...
Mortgage application volume increased last week and, in an odd coincidence, the move was the same as the previous week, but in the opposite direction.
Interest rates are historically low, and home price gains are beginning to ease. So why aren't more young Americans buying?
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Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac announced guidelines Monday for loans with down payments as low as 3 percent, largely aimed at first-time buyers.
More potential home buyers in northern Virginia did not translate into sales. Homes now sit on the market far longer than a year ago.