With home prices up, investors saw a path to own cheap properties in the $34.7 billion of bad mortgages sold last year.
Between San Francisco's hot real estate market and its dwindling teacher pay, not one home or apartment is listed on the market there at a price a typical teacher can afford.
A financial expert weighs in on eliminating the self-defeating language that keeps you from improving your life financially.
Buying a new home in a new neighborhood can be great. But if you try to sell too soon, you'll be competing with newer homes, and that can be an expensive trap to escape.
January's existing home sales are expected to show a decline of 3.5 percent to 4.7 million units -- and nobody will be surprised if it is worse.
Among the broader bull market of 2013, one sector enjoyed a boom so huge it increased investors' holdings by $2.2 trillion.
Wells Fargo, the largest U.S. mortgage lender, is tiptoeing back into subprime home loans again.
Lenders repossessed fewer U.S. homes in January, bringing the number of completed foreclosures down to the lowest level in more than six years.
Interest rates have risen a bit, but they're still historically low, so refinancing your home remains a smart move. But don't fall into these traps when you do it.
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.
Apple agrees to refund at least $32 million to customers to settle charges that the company didn't adequately monitor the purchase of apps made by kids.
The number of U.S. homes that got started on the path to foreclosure fell last year to a low not seen since before the high-flying days of the housing boom.