Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages edged up slightly this week, remaining near historically low levels.
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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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Contracts to buy previously owned homes rose modestly in April, a sign that the U.S. housing market is stabilizing despite higher interest rates.
Applications for U.S. home mortgages fell last week as both purchase and refinancing applications declined, an industry group says.
Sales of new single-family homes rose more than expected in April and the stock of houses on the market hit a 3½ year high.
U.S. home resales rose in April and the supply of properties on the market increased, suggesting the housing market was regaining its footing.
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The housing crisis ended several years ago, but millions of Americans are still stuck in homes they can't unload.
Housing starts jumped in April and building permits hit their highest level in nearly six years, offering hope that the housing market could be stabilizing.
The delinquency rate on home mortgages in the United States fell in the first three months of the year to its lowest level in six years, a report shows.