Jun 28, 2013 Not everyone wants to ditch their underwater mortgage once it resurfaces.
Jun 28, 2013 Do fast-rising interest rates threaten the growing recovery in housing? Experts say prices are still low enough to attract buyers.
Jun 10, 2013 The economic downtown that followed Egypt's uprising continues to make difficult circumstances even worse for the country's poor.
Jun 4, 2013 Would-be homebuyers are nervous because of the housing crash and the instability of the job market.
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?
Jun 3, 2013 The timber industry is challenging the sustainable forestry certification of the LEED green-building program state by state.
May 28, 2013 Many economists say the housing uptick is solid and could give the recovery a needed boost. But some urge caution.
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 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
May 3, 2013 Big investors have been snapping up foreclosed homes and turning them into rentals. Now some of those investors are hoping to capitalize on their distressed buys -- and share the spoils with the general public -- by going public.