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Housing revives, and so do home improvement chains

Mar 7, 2013
As home prices rise, more owners are preparing housing for sale -- and construction companies and building supply chains are hiring again.
Posted In: housing market, Mortgages, Home Depot, Retail

Lumber stacks up big profits

Feb 26, 2013
Despite a 46 percent jump in softwood lumber prices, many timber companies are wary to head into the forests.
Posted In: lumber, housing market, construction

Real estate comeback slows, but optimism remains

Feb 20, 2013
The pace of home building slowed in January, falling 8.5 percent from December. Despite the decrease, January was still the third best month for house construction since 2008.
Posted In: Housing, housing market, Retail

Anticipating this week's housing stats -- without dread

Feb 18, 2013
The market for new housing has been heating up, even though plenty of foreclosed homes are for sale too.
Posted In: Housing, housing market

New home sales disappoint, but trend remains positive

Jan 25, 2013
Despite a dip in home sales last December, new data reveals that overall sales for 2012 were the highest in three years.
Posted In: housing market, recovery

Will temporarily raising the debt ceiling help boost markets?

Jan 21, 2013
Julia Coronado, chief economist at BNP Paribas, discusses the debt ceiling delay proposed by House Republicans and its impact on the markets.
Posted In: debt ceiling, housing market

Housing starts mean new homes, but without picket fences

Jan 17, 2013
New homes driving the recent housing market comeback don't come with yards or picket fences -- instead they include rental agreements.
Posted In: housing market

Housing market comeback gains more traction

Jan 16, 2013
Gus Faucher, senior economist at PNC Financial Services , discusses the housing market, the economy and your paycheck.
Posted In: housing market, inflation, Taxes

From a nation of homeowners to a nation of renters

Jan 9, 2013
As 2013 kicks off, one of the biggest changes to the landscape of consumer finance is taking place in the housing market.
Posted In: housing market, rent, mortgage

The jumbo mortgage is back

Jan 4, 2013
Jumbo mortgages, too large to be backed by Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac, were hard to come by after the financial crisis. But in expensive real-estate markets like San Francisco, they're coming back.
Posted In: housing market, mortgage, home loans

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