housing market


Young people dip into housing market

Sep 15, 2015
More people under 35 could start buying first homes as the economy improves.
Posted In: Millenials, housing market, real estate
11220 Longwood Drive, seen via Google Street View, sits next to a mansion.

'Zombie' homes give Chicago operators an opportunity

Aug 24, 2015
Properties in nice areas are still up for grabs 7 years after the mortgage crisis.
Posted In: foreclosures, Chicago, foreclosed homes, housing market
A Freddie Mac sign sits in front of its headquarters in McClean, Virginia.

Flush with cash, Freddie Mac keeps paying the Treasury

Aug 4, 2015
The mortgage giant will pay the government another $3.9 billion in September.
Posted In: housing market, Freddie Mac, U.S. Treasury, insolvency

Underwater homeowners look for mortgage relief

Jul 27, 2015
Millions of borrowers still owe substantially more than their homes are worth.
Posted In: homeowners, housing market, housing crisis
A for-sale sign is posted in front of a newly built home in January in Novato, California

Home prices and sales are up, but who's buying?

May 26, 2015
Young buyers boost the market and economy, but not to pre-recession levels.
Posted In: sellers, buyers, housing market, home prices

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