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.
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.
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.
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.
The Supreme Court rules in favor of homeowners seeking to back out of mortgages when lenders are accused of not following a federal truth in lending law.
Too many homebuyers don't shop around for their mortgage. A federal agency wants to change that stance -- and save them money.
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.
New measures from government-sponsored mortgage-lending enterprises could open the door to the same excesses that brought on the financial crisis.
Construction of new homes fell slightly in November, reflecting weakness in construction of single-family homes.
To buy a house, you have to be financially, emotionally and mentally prepared -- or risk becoming one of the one in four homeowners with buyer's remorse.
More Americans are tapping their home equity again, Freddie Mac finds, but the amount they're taking is still modest -- for now.
Applications for U.S. home mortgages fell last week as interest rates rose, the Mortgage Bankers Association reports.
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac say they will pay U.S. taxpayers $6.8 billion after reporting a third-quarter profits that modestly rose from the second quarter.
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Average long-term mortgage rates arrested their five-week decline this week but the benchmark 30-year loan remained below 4 percent, Freddie Mac says.
Finding money for a down payment and monthly payments is proving difficult for a growing number of would-be homeowners -- for one specific reason.
The number of Americans signing contracts to buy homes ticked up slightly in September, as it remained difficult to qualify for mortgage financing.
Sales of newly built homes rose to a six-year high in September, but a sharp downward revision in August sales show the housing recovery remains fragile.
Average mortgage rates continued to slide this week, raising prospects for a wave of refinancings, as rates for 30-year loans fell further below 4%.
SEC regulators adopt a rule designed to avert another financial crisis, but two officials dissent, saying it didn't do enough to discourage risky lending.