Pending Home Sales at 17-Month High
The number of U.S. residential properties that were under contract in January climbed to the highest level in 17 months -- ending a string of negative reports.
Chase Might Open Huge Dallas Area Center
JPMorgan Chase & Co. is considering a plan to open a huge corporate campus in the Dallas area that would consolidate operations in the region.
New Home Sales Slide, But Up from Year Earlier
Though January's new home sales dipped below reported numbers for the final month last year, more sold properties were realized than a year prior.
December Chill for Home Prices
A closely watched gauge of home prices softened in December, though the weakening does not necessarily signal a long-term trend.
West Leads Drop in Existing Home Sales
Existing home sales last month tumbled to the slowest pace in nine months, and home sales in the West led the decline.
Appraisal Myths Debunked
In a presentation to bankers and real estate agents, a Florida appraiser advised the audience that there are several myths about what is and isn't allowed.
New Construction Picks Up, But Set to Slip
While the nation's home builders wrapped up construction on new homes at a faster pace in January, upcoming activity is poised for a decline thanks to a slowdown in single family.
Winter Conditions Chill Home Builder Confidence
Home builder confidence has somewhat diminished as a result of heavier-than-usual winter precipitation. But an improvement is in this year's forecast.
Improving Housing Market Drives Down RMBS Losses
Overall losses on bonds issued before the financial crisis are declining thanks to improvement in the U.S. housing market.
Best Prospects for Purchase Financing
People in some careers, especially professionals, are far more likely to purchase a home than those with other vocations.