Real Estate

US home sales were flat in August

Sep 20, 2018

US sales of existing homes were unchanged in August as price gains moderate

For homebuyers, mortgages are safer but tougher to come by

Sep 13, 2018

Now and then: Banks dropped their easy lending ways after racking up billions in losses from mortgages gone bad after the housing bubble burst, ushering in the financial crisis 10 years ago

Decade later: Safer financial system yet much hasn't changed

Sep 13, 2018

A decade later: A safer financial system emerged from 2008 crisis, yet much hasn't changed

Jobs to left, tariffs on right: Can US economy defy threats?

Sep 7, 2018

A strong US economy faces threats from escalating tariffs and rising interest rates

Average US mortgage rates tick up; 30-year at 4.54 percent

Sep 6, 2018

Long-term U.S. mortgage rates ticked up this week for the second straight week. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac says the average rate on 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages rose to 4.54 percent from 4.52 percent last week.

Homebuilder stocks in deep slump as US home sales slow

Sep 6, 2018

A slowdown in U.S. home sales is weighing on homebuilder stocks

Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Phoenix home for sale for $12.9M

Sep 4, 2018

A Phoenix home that architect Frank Lloyd Wright designed for his son and was spared from demolition is up for sale

Average 30-year mortgage rate inches up to 4.52 percent

Aug 30, 2018

Long-term U.S. mortgage rates ticked up this week as borrowing costs are meaningfully higher than a year ago

US pending home sales fell 0.7 percent in July

Aug 29, 2018

Fewer Americans signed contracts in July to buy homes in July compared to the previous month, as real estate sales are slipping even though economic growth is solid

US home prices jumped 6.3 percent from a year ago

Aug 28, 2018

U.S home prices climbed 6.3 percent in June from a year earlier, as affordability is becoming a greater obstacle for would-be buyers


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