Articles by Mullins, Luke
Despite an improvement in housing starts, broad weakness in residential construction persists.
Home buyers can consider government programs, existing assets, and personal finance techniques.
The Open Market Committee said it would resume buying long-term Treasury bonds.
Americans signed fewer home-sales contracts in June, as the real estate market deteriorates further.
While the law won’t upend home-buying traditions, it will trigger key changes to the mortgage market.
Real estate values in 20 major U.S. cities increased 1.3 percent in May from the previous month.
New home sales increased 24 percent in June from the previous month, but economists remain cautious.
Rates on 30-year fixed mortgages are as attractive as they’ve been in nearly 40 years.
The inventory of unsold existing homes rose nearly 5 percent in June from a year earlier.