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The number of homeowners who have delayed selling because of the real estate market has declined slightly in the last 18 months, suggesting the pending supply of "visible" homes is stabilizing.
There is almost a 50 percent chance that the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) will need a taxpayer bailout, according to a government audit released today.
Home builder Lennar expects to close a $650 million private equity fund for its distressed real estate unit this year and open a second fund in 2012.
Foreclosure filings in Nevada dropped in October, which was the first month of a new state law that mandates tighter foreclosure-processing requirements.
A new change in federal housing policy is affecting the Washington, D.C.-area market.
The housing market has impacted jobs, the economy, and household wealth –– and now, demographics.
Davenport, Iowa, and Fort Collins, Colo., are among the 30 housing markets to make NAHB/First American’s Improving Markets Index, which identifies metros that have shown improvement for at least...
The blog 24/7 Wall St. has identified the ten metropolitan areas where home prices are projected to increase the most by next year.
The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Remodeling Market Index showed that the economy is still putting a damper on the remodeling industry.
Last week, purchase demand for U.S. home mortgages improved, but applications for the mortgages remained unchanged and refinancing activity held steady.
The Federal Housing Finance Agency plan to overhaul the Home Affordable Refinance Program (HARP) would mean that only 17 percent of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac 30-year loans qualify for refinancing...
Nationwide, 19.4 million renting households (out of 39.7 million total), or 49 percent, pay more than 30 percent of their total income in rent.
Calculated Risk reported that S&P/Case Shiller’s monthly Home Price Indices for August (actually a three-month average of June, July and August) indicate that home prices, when seasonally...
The average number of days that homes have been on the market is 107, according to financial news site 24/7 Wall St. The site identified 10 cities where homes are on the market the longest.
With housing values set to appreciate 5.6 percent in 2012, Bismarck, N.D., is expected to be the strongest market in the country in the year ahead, according to a recent report by risk management...
A new bipartisan plan in the Senate to jumpstart the housing market would grant visas to foreigners who buy American homes.
Builders began work on more U.S. homes than forecast in September on rising demand for apartments and condominiums as more Americans become renters.
The August BuildFax Remodeling Index shows the best numbers since index was introduced in 2004
Speaking to a group of mortgage bankers in Chicago on Tuesday, Moody’s Analytics chief economist Mark Zandi said that tweaks, not a complete overhaul, could be enough to stabilize house prices and...
CoreLogic index shows distressed homes putting continued downward pressure on prices