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Here is a look at real-estate news from Wednesday's WSJ.
A bipartisan group is pushing a proposal to wind down the mortgage giants, but what would it mean for future home buyers?
The improving housing market is beginning to serve as a tailwind for the economy. But one of the housing sector’s most effective multiplier effects on the economy could be muted for the next few years.
It’s possible that home prices have hit a bottom, but heavy government involvement to stabilize the mortgage market and the broader economy has made it harder to gauge the durability of recent home-price gains, says Yale economist Robert Shiller.
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Renters who opt for single-family homes over apartments are more likely to live in those homes for five years or longer and more interested in ultimately becoming a homeowner, according to a study released Monday.
Short-term rental companies have launched an effort to provide cities with a legislative blueprint for regulating their industry.
The National Association of Realtors said on Thursday what home buyers in many parts of the United States have known for months: it’s becoming a seller’s market.
Rising home prices have helped lift more Americans out from being underwater—that is, owing more on their mortgage than their home is worth. But trying to quantify just how many borrowers are moving back above water is producing a wide range of estimates.
Michael Rapino, chief executive of concert-industry giant Live Nation, has paid $14.75 million for two adjacent properties in Brentwood, an exclusive area on the westside of Los Angeles, according to two people close to the transact...
A new paper shows just how common it was for issuers of mortgage-backed securities to misrepresent the quality of the loans backing those bonds at the height of the housing boom.
New residential construction dipped slightly in January, as builders of apartments -- who have been on a tear over the last year -- pulled back significantly from December.
A look at real-estate news in Wednesday's WSJ.
Real-estate investor Rockpoint Group and hotel operator Highgate Hotels bought Manhattan's Milford Plaza Hotel for about $200 million in 2010. Now, they are breaking it into pieces for a potential windfall.
Find out which home took top billing as the latest House of the Week.
A Washington, D.C., home once owned by Abraham Lincoln’s son, and later by J.P. Morgan’s grand-daughter, has sold for $7.6 million.
Here is a look at real-estate news from the weekend and today in WSJ.
Commercial mortgage bonds issued since the financial crisis have been held up as models for how securitized debt should look. But signs of stress are already starting to show up.
Here is a look at real-estate news in Friday's WSJ.
Top U.S. financial regulators say they are open to making big changes to a mortgage rule proposed nearly two years ago---to ensure consumers can get home loans.