"A surge in completed foreclosures and a rise in the foreclosure inventory is unlikely given continued house-price improvements and shortages of supply in many markets," says CoreLogic's chief economist.
Though Americans were upbeat about the direction of the housing recovery in recent months, their attitudes are taking a turn for the worse because of the shutdown, Fannie Mae says.
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A new index reveals how many housing markets across the country have returned to or exceeded their pre-recession levels.
NAR's official listing Web site, which is operated by Move, Inc., announced that it has inked a deal to become the exclusive sponsor of the NHL's San Jose Sharks.
Jumbo construction loans are bankrolling construction of new homes and major luxury renovations.