May 31, 2013 Recently, the housing market has been making headlines for making a historic recovery. New home sales, existing home sales and pending sales are all up. But so are mortgage interest rates as of this week. That's not so good, but should it make shoppers reconsider buying a home?
May 28, 2013 Many economists say the housing uptick is solid and could give the recovery a needed boost. But some urge caution.
May 27, 2013 Amid the destruction from hurricanes and tornados, some debris -- from trees to building materials and metal -- finds new life.
May 16, 2013 Sometimes the government has to kick in to convince developers to reclaim "brownfield" sites. The EPA says it's developed a good partnership in Atlanta.
May 14, 2013 Housing seems to be in recovery mode in places like Phoenix, Arizona. But it may be tough for homebuilders to lure back construction workers.
May 13, 2013 A competition for the construction industry.
May 7, 2013 Lisa Prevost's new book, 'Snob Zones: Fear, Prejudice, and Real Estate,' looks at towns that have used zoning laws to keep low- and middle-income families out, in favor of the rich moving in.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Apr 22, 2013 Caterpillar reported disappointing earnings this morning. The heavy-equipment maker announced its profits are down 45 percent and also cut its forecast for the rest of the year.
Apr 18, 2013 Thankfully, it seems it's just a paperwork snafu.