Real estate

New Home Sales Fall to 5-Month Low

Sales of new U.S. single-family homes fell more than expected and hit a five-month low in February, pointing to continued weakness in the housing market.

The Coming Real Estate Bubble

In some U.S. cities, home prices have soared past 2008 levels, when many home buyers feared the housing bubble would burst. Might it happen again?

Housing Starts Fall, But Permits Rebound

Housing starts fell for a third straight month in February, but a rebound in building permits offered some hope for the housing market as it tries to emerge from a soft patch.

5 Types of Debt to Dump Before You Retire

Debt puts a full stop to many Americans' retirement plans. Five types of debt are especially insidious, financial planners say. Here's what they are and how to eradicate them.