Federal regulators want Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to provide more support to some low-income Americans taking out mortgages and refinancing home loans.
You might assume that foreclosures all sell for deep discounts, but certain kinds of distressed properties actually fetch hefty premiums.
Sales of new single-family homes fell for a second straight month in July, but a surge in the stock of homes on the market should help stimulate demand.
Home resales rise to a 10-month high and the number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fall, signaling strength in the economy.
Housing starts rebounded strongly in July, suggesting the housing market recovery was back on track after stalling in the second half of last year.
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U.S. home prices rose in June by the smallest year-over-year amount in 20 months, slowed by modest sales and more properties coming on the market.
Real estate website operator Zillow is buying rival Trulia in a $3.5 billion all-stock deal. Trulia shareholders will get a one-third stake in new company.
Average U.S. long-term mortgage rates were stable to slightly higher this week, remaining near their lows for the year.
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Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages edged up slightly this week, remaining near historically low levels.
Rates aren't the driving factor for home sales. At least that's what the correlation between rate moves and mortgage applications suggests.
U.S. construction spending rose less than expected in May, which could prompt a further downgrading of second-quarter economic growth estimates.
The number of Americans who signed contracts to buy homes shot up in May, though the pace of buying this year remains slower than in 2013.
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