The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's new mortgage rules have taken effect. Their purpose: To protect home buyers from the bank behaviors that led to the housing bust.
U.S. home resales rose slightly in December as record low mortgage interest rates and pent-up demand continue to sustain a recovery in the market.
U.S. housing starts fell less than expected in December, pausing after recent strong gains that had pushed home building activity to multiyear highs.
Citigroup's quarterly profit rose 21 percent as expenses declined and the company drew down reserves it had taken against bad mortgage loans.
New mortgage regulations go into effect Friday that aim to keep buyers from getting into loans they can't afford.
Too big to fail and getting bigger as the nation's big banks had their best year in 2013 since before the financial crisis.
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.
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.
After months of speculation, investors could finally find out when the Federal Reserve will begin to cut back on its massive bond-buying program.
Average U.S. rates for fixed mortgages eased slightly this week, remaining near historically low levels.
The number of U.S. homes entering the path to foreclosure or winding up repossessed by lenders has fallen to levels not seen in more than six years.