housing market


Markets await Beige Book with moderate optimism

Oct 10, 2012
This afternoon the Federal Reserve will release the Beige Book -- it's summary of economic conditions across various regions of the country,
Posted In: Beige Book, housing market

How housing affects car sales

Sep 4, 2012
As car makers report higher sales, a strengthening housing market can play a role.
Posted In: auto sales, trucks, Economy, housing market

Home prices expected to rise

Aug 28, 2012
The housing market is on its way to a recovery, and data released later today is expected to show home prices are continuing to rise.
Posted In: housing market

New Orleans' housing market recovery

Aug 17, 2012
A long-time real estate agent in New Orleans talks about the strides made and the challenges being faced in the housing market there.
Posted In: New Orleans, real estate, housing market, Hurricane Katrina

Home prices up nationwide

Aug 8, 2012
Why the reason for the jump in home prices and has the housing market really rebounded?
Posted In: Housing, housing market

Home prices firm up but lenders stay skittish

Jul 24, 2012
Housing prices continue to firm up, but banks still aren’t confident in the housing or job markets to loan to anyone but the safest borrowers.
Posted In: housing market, foreclosures

Housing construction showing signs of recovery

Jul 18, 2012
Groundbreaking on new homes jumped up last month at the fastest pace in three years. Housing starts were up 6.9 percent from May and 24 percent from a year ago.
Posted In: housing market

Weekly unemployment dip due to auto industry

Jul 12, 2012
This morning the Labor Department reported the number of people applying for unemployment benefits fell by 26,000 last week to 350,000, the best number since March of 2008. Analysts point to the auto industry's seasonal production schedule as the source of the weekly dip.
Posted In: housing market, Unemployment, auto market

With new foreclosure data, a look at the housing market

Jul 12, 2012
We're getting some new data this morning about the housing market. The foreclosure listing company RealtyTrac says there was an uptick in foreclosure activity last month, but it's down compared with a year ago. Which brings us to the eternal question: Has the housing market finally hit bottom?
Posted In: foreclosures, housing market

A mixed picture in housing

Jun 19, 2012
The latest news in the housing market: New home construction fell last month, but building permits were up to their highest level since 2008.
Posted In: housing market, Housing, construction