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Selling a home can sometimes be all about timing. The same goes for initial public offerings of home builders this year.
Here is a look at real-estate news from Wednesday's WSJ:
Over the winter, The Wall Street Journal’s Mansion section asked readers to submit essays about a memorable or special home. Here is another favorite:
The torrid increase in housing prices is showing signs of cooling off, as factors including rising interest rates, waning investor interest and a growing number of homes for sale conspire to the keep recent pace housing price gains from accelerating further.
A wave of home builders debuting on the stock markets this year has slightly reordered the ranks of the largest publicly traded builders in the U.S.
Jonathan Litt cemented this role this week as the headache-causing investor pushing for change—and a possible sale—of BRE Properties, a rental landlord focused on the West Coast.
Another big home builder, Beazer Homes USA Inc., has acknowledged that rising interest rates hampered orders for new homes in June and July.
City leaders in Richmond, Calif., said Tuesday that they would take the first steps towards potentially seizing underwater mortgages.
The real estate industry’s effort to pare back a longtime bane of investors—a property tax paid by foreign investors—is taking a small step forward in Congress.
Here is a look at real-estate news from Wednesday in the WSJ, including the Property Report:
The rental market just might be the star of today’s Census housing data.
Here is a look at real-estate news from the weekend and today in the WSJ.
President Barack Obama has outlined the administration’s housing policies for the beginning of his second term. Here’s a look at that policy roadmap:
The quarterly earnings reports of big U.S. home builders on Thursday brought fresh evidence that the rapid rise in interest rates has sapped the pace of new-home orders for some.
Here is a look at real-estate news from Wednesday's WSJ, including the Property Report.
A Utah-based mortgage-lending firm controlled by the billionaire chief executive of Dole Food Co. finds itself in hot water with a federal regulator over allegations it paid bonuses to employees in an effort to funnel customers into costlier home loans.
Find out which home took top billing in the latest reader poll.
Sales of previously owned homes rose by 15.2% in June from one year ago to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.08 million, but they were down by 1.2% from one month ago, according to the National Association of Realtors.
There is little evidence for a national real-estate bubble. But real estate is local, not national, and according to data from Zillow several local markets have started to froth.
If you get along well enough with your family, sharing a vacation home can get you a holiday at a discounted price. But it can also be tricky. Developments spoke to some homeowners for tips on the best way to share a vacation home.