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The number of mortgage applications for a new home fell 3 percent last week. CNBC's Diana Olick, and Susan Wachter, Wharton Business School, provide perspective to the spring housing market.
While some tech giants build shiny new headquarters, other firms are revitalizing and transforming older buildings. Take a look at Chicago.
Interest rates took a tiny step backward last week, but the rise over the past month was enough to deter borrowing.
Little will change in Cuba so long as the Castro government remains in power, billionaire developer Stephen Ross says.
After a home-price collapse, the Great Recession and some bad financial decisions, millions of older Americans are straining to make house payments.
New home sales and pending sales of existing homes are up. In other words, market is "really hot" right now, Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman says.
Why it is more important than ever today, as both a buyer and a seller, to know your market well and know its housing value even better.
Despite talk of a hot real estate market, housing is affordable in much of the nation, the National Assoc. of Home Builders CEO says.
Cleveland is becoming less affordable for housing, thanks to a big drop in for-sale listings.
April's so-called "pending" home sales rose 3.4 percent versus March to the highest level in nine years.
Reverse mortgages can help turn home equity into needed cash but carries risks, depending on homeowners' health and financial stability.
If you're ready to put in the work, there is certainly good money to be made in house flipping. Here's some advice.
Mortgage applications down 1.6% overall as interest rates rise; refinances take the hit.
Borrowers are pulling back from refinances and struggling to make home purchases during a historically busy time of year for housing.
A closely watched index of U.S. housing prices showed home prices continued to climb in 20 cities in March.
Ken Rosen, Chairman of the Rosen Consulting Group & The Fisher Center for Real Estate at UC Berkeley, discusses the bubble in the Bay area when it comes to housing markets.
Seven out of the top 100 metropolitan U.S. housing markets are considered overvalued, compared to four last fall.
The Denver housing market is so hot that bidding wars abound and prices are skyrocketing.
Australia and New Zealand are trying different methods to cool their biggest cities' housing markets without hurting borrowers, banks and their economies.
Stories that begin with central banks easing bank lending requirements don't often end happily, but Indonesia may dodge creating a credit bubble.
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