Sales of new U.S. single-family homes rose more than expected and the stock of houses on the market hit a 3-1/2 year-high.» Read More
Former Fannie Mae CFO Timothy Howard explains the trends he wrote about in his book "Mortgage Wars."
Home prices rose to their fastest annual pace since February of 2006, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.
Big banks are warning of a housing slowdown, specifically in their home loan business. Both sides of the story, with Mark Fleming, Corelogic chief economist, and ConnectOne Bancorp CEO Frank Sorrentino.
Pete Redfern, CEO of Taylor Wimpey, tells CNBC that mortgages in the UK have not returned to the silly levels of 2005/6 but are close to normality.
Chairman of the Detroit Blight Authority, Bill Pulte is looking to get rid of the dangerous homes in the depressed city of Detroit. He is working to stabilize the city and help fix the suffering public safety issues by decreasing the number of abandon buildings.
Orchard Supply Hardware Stores has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, with rival retailer Lowe's Companies set to buy the majority of its assets for $205 million in cash.
Against the backdrop of increasing home prices and the prospect of much higher mortgage rates, it's a "great time" to sell, Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff tells CNBC.
Heimo Scheuch, CEO of brick maker, Wienerberger, tells CNBC that they expect the North American housing market to offset Europe in 2013.
Oct 9- Spectrum Brands Holdings Inc said it will acquire Stanley Black& Decker Inc's hardware and home improvement business for $1.4 billion in cash.
MADRID, Oct 3- Spain's corporate tax take has tumbled by almost two thirds from pre-crisis levels as small businesses fail and a growing number of big corporations seek profits abroad to compensate for the prolonged downturn at home.
President Obama and the Treasury Department introduced a 23-page outline that seeks to overhaul the corporate tax code. The plan seeks to reduce the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 28 percent, eliminate accounting loopholes, improve transparency and simplify the document for small businesses.