Understanding the difference between lender's and owner's title insurance can help you to avoid a financial catastrophe.
Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages declined this week, edging closer to historically low levels as the spring home-buying season begins.
The U.S. housing market faces an unusual dilemma this spring: Too few people are selling homes, and too few buyers can afford the homes that are for sale.
Home buyers tend to favor fixed-rate 30-year mortgages - and no wonder: Adjustable-rate loans have a bad reputation. But don't write off ARMs so fast.
If you spot a zombie foreclosure in your neighborhood, you'll want to kill it fast -- before it eats your home's value.
The number of Americans who signed contracts to buy homes fell for the eighth straight month in February, a sign that real estate sales may slow in the next few months.
Applications for U.S. home mortgages fell last week as interest rates rose to the highest level since January, an industry group says.
Reverse mortgages, while potentially solving a host of problems for retirees who are house-rich but cash-poor, also come with some pretty significant risks.
Wondering which housing markets are hot? Here's a list from 12 states on the list of 50 U.S. neighborhoods with the highest year-over-year rise in median home price.
U.S. home resales dropped slightly in February to a 19 month-low as cold weather and a shortage of homes for sale continued to sideline potential buyers.
A Senate plan to dismantle Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac may deliver an unintended blow to the fragile housing recovery.