The Standard & Poor's 500 closed lower and the Nasdaq snapped a 10-day winning streak Wednesday, while the Dow eked out another record closing high.
Sales of new homes were basically flat in January, evidence that recent job gains and relatively low mortgage rates have yet to spur the real estate market.
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U.S. home sales hit a snow drift in January, plunging to the slowest pace in nine months, hitting their lowest level since last April.
Housing starts fell last month as ground breaking for single-family homes slipped, but stayed at levels consistent with a slowly improving housing market.
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U.S. stocks closed more than 1 percent lower Tuesday as disappointing results from a number of bellwether companies pointed to weakening conditions.
Single-family home price appreciation slowed further in November as lean inventories and tight lending standards limited housing activities.
More Americans purchased homes in December, yet total sales slipped in 2014 as first-time buyers struggled to find houses.
Home rental prices climb at a modest pace in December, but rapidly escalating costs in some cities suggest apartment dwellers are facing financial pressure.
Average long-term mortgage rates fell for the fourth straight week, with the benchmark 30-year rate again marking its lowest level since May 2013.
New home construction rebounded in December, helping to push activity for the year to the highest level since the peak of the housing boom nine years ago.
The crisis isn't over yet: after 27 consecutive months of decreases, U.S. foreclosure starts in December increased -- and very dramatically in some states.
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Reports by KB Home, Lennar, JPMorgan Chase, Wells Fargo, Citigroup, Bank of America and Goldman Sachs update the state of homebuilding and banking.
A long-term lease option is an alternative to foreclosure or a short sale for homeowners who are underwater or near it and forced to sell.
Average U.S. mortgage rates started the year by falling to new lows, with the benchmark 30-year rate marking its lowest level since May 2013.
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Construction of new homes fell slightly in November, reflecting weakness in construction of single-family homes.
Areas with the strongest job markets have some of the costliest homes. And areas with the most affordable homes lack a solid base of middle class jobs.
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The stock market eked out another high on Tuesday, but the gains were slight as investors awaited more news regarding the strength of the economy.
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