Housing starts rose to a near eight-year high in July as builders ramped up construction of single-family homes, the latest sign of a thriving economy.
Short of cash and unsettled in their careers, young Americans are waiting longer than ever to buy their first homes, struggling to save for down payments.
A state in America's heartland is home to three cities where residents' financial health is particularly robust. Find out which other cities made the list.
New single-family home sales fell in June to their lowest level in seven months and May's sales were revised sharply lower.
If you're considering becoming a homeowner, recognize that there's a lot more to purchasing a house than saving enough money for a down payment.
Buying a home is the biggest investment most people will make in their lifetimes - and it may be why one home mortgages are among Americans' biggest gripes.
There's one type of insurance you often have to buy, but don't get to shop: mortgage insurance. Here's how it works and what you can do to get rid of it.
Existing home sales surged to a 5-1/2-year high in May as first-time buyers piled into the market, the latest indication that housing is gathering steam.
Despite rising rates, experts say it's a good time to buy a home. Here's why.
So you have a little money saved, and you're wondering how to invest it. Stocks? Bonds? Or are you like most Americans and keen on buying a home?
Consumers who view the monthly payments as a guide to determine how much to spend on a new house or car are making a mistake.
Consumers who are facing delinquent car or mortgage payments should start by negotiating with the lender instead of ignoring the problem.
Efforts by borrowers and the government to help many homeowners have not kept them from the risk of losing their houses.