Applications for U.S. home mortgages fell last week as interest rates edged up, he Mortgage Bankers Association says.
Fewer Americans bought homes in August, as investors retreated from real estate and first-time buyers remained scarce.
Housing starts and permits fell in August, but upward revisions to the prior month's data suggested the housing market continued to gradually improve.
Despite adjustments for the Labor Day holiday the previous week, mortgage applications surged last week, even amid rising rates.
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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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