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Why so much hangs on the Fed's choice of words

Mar 18, 2015
We’ll get the latest read Wednesday on when the interest rates could be going up.
Posted In: interest rates, Federal Reserve, housing market
Renzo Salazar maintains the yard around a foreclosed home in Miami.

Fewer homeowners are now 'underwater'

Mar 17, 2015
About 10 percent of homeowners now owe more than their house is worth, boosting mobility for jobs and reviving retirement areas.
Posted In: housing market, underwater mortgage, U.S. economic growth

Housing market recovery is limping along

Mar 17, 2015
New construction hasn't regained momentum, despite low mortgage rates and demand.
Posted In: housing market, housing recovery
Renzo Salazar maintains the yard around a foreclosed home in Miami, Florida.

Foreclosure crisis just about finished

Jan 15, 2015
A new report says foreclosure filings fell to to approximately the level of 2006.
Posted In: foreclosure, housing market, housing bubble
A house on the market in Hollywood, Florida.

Obama's latest move to boost housing market

Jan 8, 2015
President reduces FHA insurance rate, but how much of a difference can $900 make?
Posted In: housing market, Barack Obama
A row of luxury homes are seen near the Golden Gate Bridge in the Sea Cliff neighborhood of San Francisco, California.

What do foreign investors see in U.S. housing stock?

Nov 25, 2014
Luxury homes have been selling well of late, partly because of overseas investors.
Posted In: Housing, luxury houses, overseas investors, housing market
Workers install a paved driveway at the Toll Brothers Inc. Jupiter Country Club housing development in Jupiter, Fla.

Profits increase for luxury homebuilder Toll Brothers.

Nov 10, 2014
Do increased revenues for Toll Brothers mean the housing market is improving?
Posted In: Toll Brothers, home buying, home building, housing market
 A "House For Sale" sign point to a home in Park Ridge, Illinois. New housing regulations were finalized without a down payment requirement, though some argued for 20 percent.

The murky origin of the 20 percent down payment

Oct 22, 2014
How homeowners historically reached the average number.
Posted In: housing market, housing crisis, homeowner, housing bubble, housing recovery
A building permit sign hangs on a fence in Des Plaines, Illinois. Years after the recession, the home-building industry is finally starting to look up.

For homebuilders, things are looking up...just a bit

Oct 16, 2014
People are starting to buy homes again but challenges like tight credit remain.
Posted In: housing crisis, housing market, home buying, construction
House Construction Building Shell

'Bad' housing numbers might reflect good news

Jul 17, 2014
Or maybe a chilly spring in North Carolina. Experts are still puzzling it out.
Posted In: housing market, housing starts

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