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The venture that owns the 110-story Willis Tower is facing a potential default on the building’s $774 million in debt and is seeking to renegotiate the terms of its loan with creditors, ratings agency Fitch Ratings said Monday.
Rising home prices and interest rates made housing less affordable last year than at any time in the last five years, according to National Association of Realtors data. So is it time to sound the siren over a housing bubble? Not really.
A survey by Realtor.com shows that falling head-over-heels for a house is fairly common—69% of respondents reported that they have had a home crush.
Information was as abundant as optimism this week at the International Builders' Show in Las Vegas, where more than 75,000 home builders and suppliers gathered to discuss topics ranging from new building products to buyers’ preferen...
Home builders and remodelers take heart: Even contractors with their own national television shows have trouble finding workers in certain construction trades these days.
A top Treasury Department adviser on housing policy outlined a series of initiatives that the Obama administration could undertake in 2014 to overhaul the nation’s mortgage market, even if Congress doesn’t succeed in shepherding a bipartisan overhaul of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
Average mortgage rates fell to the lowest level since mid-November last week as unease over economic growth in the U.S. and market turmoil abroad prompted investors to load up on government bonds, pushing down long-term interest rat...
Inventories are rising in a handful of housing markets that have seen large price increases and intense demand from investors over the past year.
A panel of top economists expressed generally optimistic views Tuesday about the U.S. housing market, predicting sizeable gains in home construction and new-home sales this year as long as interest rates don’t rise too quickly and job growth continues to advance at a moderate pace.
Click for more data by metro Inventories are rising in a handful of housing markets that have seen large price increases and intense demand from investors over the past year. The number of homes listed for sale in December rose by nearly...Show More Summary
California home builder New Home Co. did well Friday on its first day of trading on the New York Stock Exchange as its stock closed at $12.20, up 10.9% from its offering price.
The S&P/Case-Shiller home price index showed that home prices have been on a tear during 2013, driven by more buyers chasing a shrinking supply of homes for sale -- and critically, chasing fewer distressed properties.
Here is a look at real-estate news from Wednesday's WSJ, including the Property Report.
Here’s a look at five things that economists expect will boost the new-home market in 2014.
The colder the temperature, the more house hunters seek out warm-weather locales like Miami and Phoenix, says Jed Kolko, chief economist at real-estate website Trulia.
A penthouse in Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood has closed for $50.9 million. According to the listing agent, the deal sets a new record for the most expensive home sale downtown.
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc. sold one of its most prestigious properties, the St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort, kicking off what is expected to be a flurry of sales activity by the company over the next three years.
Several measures indicate that home builders again started hiking prices last fall as buyers regained a bit of confidence in the market.
The U.S. Census Bureau announced Friday that housing construction starts totaled an estimated 923,400 units for 2013. That’s less than many analysts’ initial forecasts for the year.
A new report provides some evidence that it may have become a little easier for some Americans to get a mortgage as the housing market improves and lenders grapple with a pullback in refinancing amid higher mortgage rates.