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U.S. home prices fell slightly in November as colder weather slowed buying, but prices surged for much of 2013.
China's home prices continued to surge in December, though the pace of gains overall did not exceed the previous month's and rises eased in some major cities, suggesting that government tightening measures may be starting to bite.
The number of U.S. homes on the path to foreclosure fell last year to a low not seen since before the high-flying days of the housing boom.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports from Atlanta, Georgia, just after the first major foreclosure auction of 2014. What did institutional investors buy?
The year's first foreclosure auction took place yesterday in Atlanta. CNBC's Diana Olick looks at the properties that sold and how easy it is to break into foreclosed homes bought sight unseen.
Foreclosures on delinquent properties by homeowner associations were almost unheard of before the financial crisis. Now they are becoming more common.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the first major foreclosure auction taking place in Atlanta. Close to 100 properties will be sold ranging from $20,000 to $300,000.
As the recovery in prices has helped lenders whittle down a glut of seized homes, they've begun moving more properties to auction.
Sales of new US single-family homes fell modestly in November from a five-year high and prices pushed higher.
Mortgage applications fell for a second week and hit a 13-year low as mortgage rates rose due to a bond market selloff.
China new home prices hit a fresh record growth rate in November, despite repeated measures by Beijing to cool the red-hot property sector.
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U.S. borrowers are increasingly missing payments on home equity lines of credit they took out during the housing bubble.
The U.S. rejected Fairholme Capital's recapitalization plan for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
Nov 19- U.S. consumers who suffered through the mortgage crisis- and even those who experienced losses from Superstorm Sandy- could benefit from the record $13 billion settlement with JPMorgan Chase& Co. But they should not expect a windfall, consumer advocates say.
China'a new home prices rose at a record pace in October, even as the country's leadership unveiled new measures on Friday aimed at stabilizing the red-hot property market.
Europe's tallest residential building will open in Canary Wharf in the latest evidence of London's effervescent housing market.
Fewer U.S. homes are ending up in foreclosure and repossessed by banks. Here's why.
WASHINGTON, Nov 12- A regulator of the top U.S. banks on Tuesday published new ground rules over when it would tell banks to hire outside consultants, after critics accused it of botching a review of past home foreclosures.
Fewer U.S. homeowners are falling behind on their mortgage payments, aided by rising home values, low interest rates and stable job gains.