Most of the drop stemmed from a continued reduction in refinance activity, but applications to purchase a home also fell.
CNBC's "Secret Lives of the Super Rich" takes you inside the mega-home that includes a crystal-tiled steam room and a bulletproof hideout.
There has been a sudden burst of optimism among potential homebuyers in a monthly sentiment survey from Fannie Mae.
The average cost of a home in Greater London is shrinking for only the third time in 10 years.
Australian Treasurer Scott Morrison says a series of measures undertaken by regulators have put household debt issues under control.
Australian Treasurer Scott Morrison says policymakers in the country are alive to risks in the housing market, but "we've got five times coverage" on those debts and the fundamentals are driven by supply and demand.
Andrew Lim, Group CFO, CapitaLand, said there are signs residential sales in Singapore are on the upswing, but land bid prices are a worry.
Is crowdfunding a new source of cash to help the housing market, or is it a too easy and risky way for homeownership without much “skin in the game?" Rick Sharga, Ten-X EVP and John Taylor, National Community Reinvestment Coalition, discuss.
Mortgage lender CMG Financial recently introduced a crowdfunding platform for prospective homeowners.
New alliances and investments show how the industry is evolving, or at least hedging its bets, Curbed reports.
Add house-flippers to Goldman Sachs' ever-expanding roster of potential clients as the Wall Street firm hunts for new ways to make money
Millennials are increasingly moving home with their parents, Curbed reports. But don't call them lazy. Call them savvy.
It's not just Amazon that needs distribution centers — more and more e-retailers are looking for industrial facilities.
This seven-level home in St. Moritz, Switzerland, is on the market for a whopping $185 million.
Trump's senior advisor and son-in-law Jared Kushner "enriched himself" by not revealing ownership of a real estate tech business, Newsweek reports.
Airbnb has joined Miami-based Newgard Development Group to build apartments for home-sharing, further challenging the traditional hotel industry.
Raj Dhanda, Black Creek Group president, explains how Amazon is driving growth in commercial real estate and where he is seeing the greatest demand.
Homeowners have a deduction from their taxes for the interest they pay on their mortgages.
You're better off renting than buying your first home alone in cities such as San Jose, San Francisco and Austin.