Aug 1, 2012
A federal housing regulator is rejecting a White House plan to help borrowers who are underwater on their mortgages. That means they owe more than their homes are worth and there are about 11 million people in that category. The Federal Housing Finance Agency said the potential benefits of cutting mortgage balances for those people don't outweigh the costs.
Jul 30, 2012
But many frown on using extra space in single-family homes for housing.
Jul 24, 2012
Empty nesters with money to spend are fueling something of a boom in Florida's vacation home market.
Jul 18, 2012
But there's much further to go to return to a normal pace of home-building.
Jul 18, 2012
New home construction figures could provide momentum to the sense that the housing market is finally turning the corner.
Jul 16, 2012
Cities across the Rust Belt are finding it cheaper to tear down abandoned homes than pay for the upkeep. But critics say demolishing problem properties does nothing to ease a poor neighborhood's troubles.
Jul 12, 2012
There are some new figures out this morning from RealtyTrac about the number of foreclosures in the U.S. in the first half of this year, and they may shed some light on the so-far elusive housing recovery.
Jul 5, 2012
Apartment buildings are fuller than they’ve been in a decade. Rents are at record highs. Houses are relatively cheap, but loans are elusive.
Jul 3, 2012
The California state legislature passed a law yesterday that sponsors are calling a "Homeowners Bill of Rights." Supporters say the changes will prevent unnecessary foreclosures.