Four years into the recovery, and lackluster economic growth persists. But the housing market is one bright spot that may help change the overall economic picture.
Which U.S. cities are leading the nation's housing recovery? Realtor.com® has released its second quarter rankings—and one of the metros may surprise you.
Lenders seized 36,964 U.S. homes in July, 31 percent fewer than a year earlier, reports RealtyTrac.
Home buyers once saw short sales as big bargains, but their appeal has fizzled in some parts of the country — so much so that some real estate professionals are advertising listings as "not a short sale" to attract more buyers.