Home prices in the U.S. increased at the slowest pace in 20 months in July, reflecting sluggish sales and a greater supply of houses for sale.
Fewer Americans signed contracts to buy homes in August, suggesting that real estate sales will remain sluggish over the next few months.
Average rates for long-term mortgages declined slightly this week, after marking their largest one-week gain of the year the previous week.
Millennials with minimal savings look to alternative approaches to home ownership, such as single-family rentals and hybrid contracts such as lease-to-own.
Applications for U.S. home mortgages fell last week as interest rates edged up, he Mortgage Bankers Association says.
Despite adjustments for the Labor Day holiday the previous week, mortgage applications surged last week, even amid rising rates.
Weigh the mortgage interest deduction, the ability to leverage real estate and options for your cash before picking how much cash to use in buying a home.
Another financial crisis is looming, with the rise of HELOCs and the disappearance of problems from credit reports, seven years after they occurred.
The average 30-year U.S. mortgage rate this week remained at a 52-week low of 4.10 percent for the third straight week.
Federal regulators want Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to provide more support to some low-income Americans taking out mortgages and refinancing home loans.
The average rate for 30-year mortgages remained at a 52-week low this week, and appear to be helping give the U.S. housing market a boost.
You might assume that foreclosures all sell for deep discounts, but certain kinds of distressed properties actually fetch hefty premiums.
Sales of new single-family homes fell for a second straight month in July, but a surge in the stock of homes on the market should help stimulate demand.
Home resales rise to a 10-month high and the number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fall, signaling strength in the economy.
A young couple shelves their dreams of home ownership after more than $260,000 in joint student loan debt sabotages their chance at the American Dream.
More trouble in Ukraine led to more applications for U.S. mortgage refinances last week; it is all about interest rates.
Refinancing for the sake of refinancing isn't a great idea. You'll need good credit to get the best rates and be able to document your income.