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The director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, which regulates mortgage-finance companies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, on Friday said that the companies would extend for another year the deadline to participate in a pair of programs...Show More Summary
The National Association of Realtors on Thursday said rising home prices were likely leading to greater inequality in many metro areas because homeownership rates have fallen across the country over the past few years.
It may not seem like it to anyone who has taken the subway at rush-hour lately, but for most New Yorkers the city has become less crowded.
Several major home builders reported this week that their sales in Houston ran the gamut in the first quarter, from flat in comparison to a year ago, to up sharply, to down a bit. Commerce Department figures show that Houston’s residential construction slowed in the first quarter to a 2.2% year-over-year gain from an 8.6% gain in the previous year. Show More Summary
Financial-services giant TIAA-CREF is buying the 40% stake in asset manager TIAA Henderson Real Estate it doesn’t already own for £80 million ($122.7 million) as part of its broader move into managing money for sovereign-wealth funds, pension funds and other institutions.
With competition heating up in European real estate markets, its time for investors to look to the regions central and eastern fringes, according to a new report from adviser Cushman & Wakefield. Economies in countries like Czech Republic,...Show More Summary
Last Thursday, the Department of Justice brought its latest high-profile mortgage-related lawsuit--this time against Quicken Loans Inc., a Detroit-based nonbank that's risen to become one of the largest mortgage originators in the country. Quicken...Show More Summary
Silicon Valley has an office problem: Demand is soaring while supply is only growing slowly, and stands grow slower still.
Senator Charles Grassley is challenging the method by which the HUD Secretary installed a new head of the Federal Housing Administration
With competition heating up in European real estate markets, it’s time for investors to look to the region’s central and eastern fringes, according to a new report from adviser Cushman & Wakefield. Economies in countries like Czech Republic,...Show More Summary
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development on Friday said that it would make a number of changes to its program of selling delinquent mortgages to investors and nonprofits, putting in protections to attempt to prevent foreclosures and help nonprofits buy more of their loans.
D.R. Horton sold roughly 2,000 of its entry-level Express brand homes in the first three months of 2015, or 18% of its total sales, according to the company’s second quarter fiscal results released Wednesday. That’s big, considering that D.R. Horton is the largest U.S. builder by unit sales.
Treasury Department for the first time clearly laid out its view on the bailout of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac: The bailout wasn't a loan, but an investment on which taxpayers are now being compensated.
Here's what you need to know about Fannie Mae's and Freddie Mac's changes to the fees they charge to back mortgages.
Brookfield Property Partners is moving ahead with a $2.1 billion tower west of Pennsylvania Station, as law firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP signed a 550,000 square foot lease to move from Times Square to the 2.1 million square foot building, Brookfield announced Tuesday.
The Loews Regency New York on Park Avenue is famous for attracting tycoons and dealmakers looking to schmooze over breakfast.Now its owner, Loews Hotels & Resorts, is looking to roll out the power breakfast nationwide.
The headquarters of Airbnb is for sale, a test that will likely be a display of how the tech sector has been changing the office market.
On Friday, the Atlanta Board of Realtors reported 3,993 finalized home sales in March, up 13.8% from a year earlier. The San Antonio Board of Realtors reported a 17% sales gain in that span, and the Realtor association in Washington, D.C., disclosed a 5.7% gain in sales of single-family homes.
Home buyers in Jacksonville, Fla., and others across the U.S. are finding a different market this spring than in past years. Resurgent job growth, low interest rates and robust consumer confidence has expanded the ranks of would-be buyers.
Mortgage-finance company Fannie Mae on Wednesday gave details of its first-ever large sale of non-performing mortgages, a step that could make it easier for some of the borrowers behind the loans to stay in their homes.