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Young Adults' Power to Boost Home Sales

October 2, 2013: 

Did you know that pent-up demand among young adults could boost home sales by 200,000? Read the statistics about this group of potential homeowners.

Foreclosure Starts Cut in Half

October 2, 2013: 

The second quarter saw the smallest number of foreclosure starts in any quarter since early 2008, according to the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.

New-Home Sales Up, Pending Sales Lag

September 30, 2013: 

Sales of new single-family homes bounced back in August after a big drop in July, but pending home sales are a bit more rocky.

Mortgage Rates Roll Back to July Levels

September 30, 2013: 

"These low rates should somewhat offset the house price gains seen the last number of months and keep housing affordability elevated," says Freddie Mac's chief economist.

One Major Threat to Housing Recovery Recedes

September 30, 2013: 

The shadow inventory was once deemed a big threat to derailing the housing recovery. But the latest numbers show that threat is quickly vanishing.

Video: Pending Home Sales Decline in August

September 26, 2013: 

NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun discusses the decline in pending home sales and rising interest rates, and looks ahead to 2014.

Pending Home Sales Decline in August

September 26, 2013: 

Pending home sales slowed in August, with tight inventory conditions, higher interest rates, rising home prices and continuing restrictive mortgage credit impacting the market.

Quiz: 2013 Profile of Real Estate Firms: Part II

September 23, 2013: 

How much do you know about the typical real estate firm? Take this quiz to find out.

Top 10 'Hidden Gem' Single-Family Rental Markets

September 20, 2013: 

Investors are finding it's the little-known areas that may offers some of the highest returns. Here are the top 10 markets offering the highest gross rental yield based on data from RealtyTrac and RentRage.

Mortgage Applications Take Big Dive

September 20, 2013: 

Higher mortgage rates are curbing loan demand for home purchases and refinancings, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.

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