Next to the Canadians, Chinese buyers represented the second largest group of international buyers of U.S. property.
High unemployment remains a drag on the housing recovery, economists say.
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.
"The cards are in play for a decent and fairly strong recovery in 2014 and particularly in 2015," according to economists at a recent webinar highlighting the state of the housing recovery.
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Home prices nationwide continue to rise, but the pace of price increases is showing signs of slowing.
However, average rent prices aren't growing as much as expected, according to a new report.
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.
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.
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.