home buying

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.

New Home Sales Surge Nearly 10% in January

Sales of new U.S. single-family homes surged in January to a level not seen in more than 5 years, which could ease concerns of a sharp slowdown in the housing market.

Study: Housing Recovery Uneven Across U.S.

The U.S. housing sector is likely to experience an uneven recovery over the next five years, with some local markets bouncing back faster than others, a study finds.