The housing market is one of the pillars of the U.S. economy and there may be no better indication of how the market is doing than housing starts.
You may have heard this term in the aftermath of the real estate bubble. So what is an underwater mortgage? CNBC explains.
Sometimes financial terms sound exactly like what they are. That's the case with a jumbo mortgage. CNBC explains.
The Case-Shiller Index tracks changes in the value of residential real estate, both nationally and in 20 metropolitan regions.
The term is short for Other Real Estate Owned (OREO), but that may be too confusing with the cookie.
Tax deductions are an important part of calculating your annual income. But many people are unclear about how deductions affect overall tax payments. Salman Khan of the Khan Academy explains a simple calculation you can do, depending on your tax bracket, to help you estimate the effect.