A new study estimates what home buyers in some of the biggest cities in the country need to earn in order to buy a median-priced home. In Cleveland, it's hardly anything. In San Francisco, it's a lot.
The holidays are the perfect time of year for some home buyers to purchase a house and snag a great year-end deal — but limited inventory may be the Scrooge. Here's how some agents are handling it.
Topics: Working with Buyers
The momentum in the housing market is losing some steam as more Americans say they are feeling more cautious about the economy and their personal finances.
Topics: Existing-Home Sales
Rising mortgage rates and tighter underwriting standards are prompting some borrowers to seek smaller lenders for a mortgage.
Topics: Lending Standards
A rising stock market and increases in home prices are giving a big boost to household wealth, helping Americans to regain nearly all the wealth they had lost during the recession, the Federal Reserve reports.