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Federal bank regulators on Tuesday sought to assure lenders that stricter mortgage standards set to kick in next year won't lead to government discrimination allegations.
Today’s jobs report shows construction employment is up strongly, but in many other ways the report was bad for housing.
The housing sector continues to be unable to translate strong growth into larger job gains.
Here is a look at real-estate news from the weekend and today in the WSJ:
When stock prices go up, housing soon follows. Just like school districts and mortgage rates can influence the housing market, so too can stock prices, according to an analysis by national real-estate brokerage Redfin.
Real-estate asking prices have been largely unaffected by the government shutdown according to a post by Trulia Chief Economist Jed Kolko.
Here is a look at real-estate news from Wednesday's WSJ, including the Property Report:
Buyers of newly built homes are being scared off by rising prices and economic uncertainty, according to the latest early look at sales activity for new homes in September.
Like a zombie that keeps coming back from the dead, news reports continue to suggest there’s a large “shadow” inventory of potential foreclosures threatening to sink the housing market. There’s just one problem: the data doesn’t show it.
Here is a look at real-estate news from the weekend and today in the WSJ.
Jeff Garland Rosie O’Donnell has purchased this 4,647-square-foot home on Casey Key, a barrier island off the Gulf Coast of Florida. Television personality Rosie O’Donnell has paid around $5 million for a 4,647-square-foot home on Casey Key, a barrier island off the Gulf Coast of Florida, about a 10 minute drive from Sarasota, according to people [...]
To get a sense of how difficult the process of overhauling Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will be, witness the latest kerfuffle over whether the companies’ regulator should drop the maximum loan limits. In a letter released Thursday, some...Show More Summary
What are the main ways in which the shutdown could slow housing?
If you’re in the middle class and want to buy a home here’s a piece of advice: Move to Ohio (if you’re not already there).
The early reads on new-home sales in September don’t look good. And one housing bull sees enough of a slowdown to justify reining in her projections for the rest of this year.
Here is a look at real-estate news in Wednesday's WSJ, including the Property Report.
The real-estate industry asked the Federal Housing Finance Agency in a letter Tuesday to delay any proposed reduction in maximum loan amount that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac can purchase.
The number of foreclosed homes continues to fall across the country, which is helping the U.S. housing market creep back to normal.
Over the past few years a majority of new development in the Atlanta metro area has been of denser, pedestrian-centric type neighborhoods that are more common in Northeast cities, according to a new report.
Re/Max Holdings will be fortunate if the market for homes turns out to be as hot as the market for its stock.