Aug 17, 2012 There's word this morning that the Treasury Department is going to revamp its financial relationship with the mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
Aug 16, 2012 Today starts with some more tepid economic news. The number of people applying for unemployment benefits ticked up slightly to 366,000 last week.
Aug 15, 2012 Homebuyers preparing for a disaster -- natural, economic or otherwise -- have helped the housing market in remote north Idaho weather the downturn.
Aug 14, 2012 Many feared that millions of homes in foreclosure but not yet on the market would derail the housing recovery. But what ever happened to the "shadow inventory," as it's known?
Aug 13, 2012 Renters trying to find places in hot up-and-coming neighborhoods in Chicago find themselves facing big price increases and stiff competition.
Aug 13, 2012 Your friends and you have been through a lot together -- but do you think you can buy a house with them?
Aug 8, 2012 Rising home prices contribute to profits for the bailed-out mortgage lenders. Higher home prices should help the real estate market and homebuyers, too.
Aug 8, 2012 Home prices are rising and the number of Americans behind on their mortgages has fallen to a three-year low -- all encouraging signs of a rebound in the housing market.
Aug 8, 2012 Why the reason for the jump in home prices and has the housing market really rebounded?