As national home sales begin to recover and the foreclosure market thins out, real estate is in varying stages of recovery. What do you think?
Thanks to high gasoline prices, today's home buyers want to be close in. D.C., with so many thriving suburbs and an expansive Metro system, offers ample opportunity.
In Seattle, greater demand for inner-city homes and low inventory have driven many deals above their asking prices, while investors have returned to Portland to pick up bargains.
With inventory high and demand low in many metro areas, it's common for properties to languish on the market. You have a better shot at avoiding that if you live in these cities.
Man caves? Jacuzzis? Great rooms? Who needs them? Big, fancy and expensive are out; small, utilitarian and frugal are in. Oh, and so is the outdoors!
When foreclosures were fast and furious, some cities experienced more than their share of the pain. Check out which American cities made this year’s list of the top 10 turnaround towns.
Residential real estate in Texas and other central states is a well-oiled machine. Literally — energy production in the central U.S. has helped bolster the region’s economies, and that has translated to the local housing markets.
In cities like Denver, Salt Lake City and Albuquerque, inventory is down, traffic is up and prices are stabilizing.
If you’re looking for a cross-section of the housing market in the Southeast, Miami, Louisville and Atlanta are in varying stages of recovery, and each seems to be playing out a different style of rebound from the housing market’s colossal bust.
While the entry-level homebuyers market is making a comeback in Boston, high-end luxury properties are once again the object of bidding wars in New York, with demand outpacing supply for the first time in five years.
Sales are up, inventory down, but prices are generally still weak. If you're looking for a success story, however, try Grand Rapids, Mich., Cedar Falls , Iowa and Green Bay, Wis.
An improving jobs outlook in Northern California, continued low mortgage rates and the ongoing influx of new residents into the Golden State provide support to a healing housing market.
The residential rebound is under way in fits and starts, but it is volatile, and it is local.