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Housing Moves Toward 'Healthy Equilibrium'

October 17, 2013: 

Four main indicators for the housing market are showing signs of "steady leveling," according to realtor.com.

Neighborhoods: More Walkable, More Desirable

October 14, 2013: 

"There's a strong preference for being in a neighborhood where people can walk to shops, restaurants, parks," says an NAR spokesperson.

Mortgage Rates Rise for First Time in 5 Weeks

October 14, 2013: 

Mortgage rates are up slightly this week, following more than a month of declines in borrowing costs.

Middle-Class Buyers Getting Edged Out?

October 14, 2013: 

Middle-class home buyers are struggling to find enough affordable homes on the market as rising prices, higher interest rates, and flat incomes limit their choices.

Foreclosure Inventory Down 33%, CoreLogic Says

October 10, 2013: 

"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.

New Sign of Housing Recovery's Hold?

October 10, 2013: 

A new index reveals how many housing markets across the country have returned to or exceeded their pre-recession levels.

NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun on the Debt Ceiling

October 9, 2013: 

If the federal government fails to increase its borrowing authority prior to when the U.S. Treasury says it will run out of money to pay its bills, debt default is not necessarily the first consequence we'll see.

Profile of International Clients from China

October 8, 2013: 

Next to the Canadians, Chinese buyers represented the second largest group of international buyers of U.S. property.

Wells Fargo: Housing Recovery at a 'Turning Point'

October 7, 2013: 

High unemployment remains a drag on the housing recovery, economists say.

Gov't Shutdown Pushes Mortgage Rates Down

October 7, 2013: 

The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage is at its lowest average in nearly four months, but the government shutdown is having some impact on federal housing and mortgage programs.

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