U.S. housing starts fell less than expected in December, pausing after recent strong gains that had pushed home building activity to multiyear highs.
New mortgage regulations go into effect Friday that aim to keep buyers from getting into loans they can't afford.
The Federal Reserve’s plan to begin tapering its bond-buying stimulus could translate into a lot of money lost or gained for homebuyers and sellers this year.
U.S. home prices barely rose in November from the previous month and year-over-year gains slowed, reflecting declines in sales in the fall.
Sales of new single-family homes fell modestly in November from a five-year high and prices pushed higher.
Applications for U.S. home mortgages fall for a second week and hit a 13-year low as mortgage rates rise.
Average U.S. rates for fixed mortgages rose slightly this week but still remain near historically low levels.
Home resales fell sharply in November to their lowest level in nearly a year, hurt by a rise in interest rates since the spring and ongoing price increases.
Homebuilders broke ground on homes at the fastest pace in more than five years, evidence the housing recovery is accelerating despite higher mortgage rates.
Average U.S. rates for fixed mortgages eased slightly this week, remaining near historically low levels.
Sales of new single-family homes recorded their biggest increase in more than 33 years in October, suggesting the housing market recovery remains intact.
A measure of U.S. home prices rose only modestly in October, adding to signs that prices have stabilized after big gains earlier this year.
In good news for would-be borrowers, the limit for loans Fannie and Freddie can buy in most areas of the U.S. will stay $417,000, though regulators had mulled lowering it.
U.S. home prices rose more slowly in September than in August, a sign that weaker sales are preventing the kinds of sharp price gains that occurred earlier this year.
U.S. home resales fell in October due to an inventory shortage and high property prices that have dampened buying power.
Applications for U.S. home loans fell in the latest week, dropping for a third straight week, data show.
Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages rose slightly last week but remained near historically low levels.