The latest news on housing market
Multi-family projects are propelling the spike in home construction.
House hunters are eager to jump on prospects, but it could lead to regrets later on.
Supply constraints in materials and labor coupled with few buildable lots is squeezing homebuilders.
Taxpayers could profit from Fannie, Freddie bailout, but housing finance reform still needs discussion.
A popular federal refinancing program will stay around for another two years.
The beleaguered GSEs provide much-needed liquidity during market downturns.
Recent housing affordability is a function of cheap borrowing costs, not fundamentally low home prices.
The economy might be booming if not for budget cutbacks in Washington.
Americans' economic outlook is increasingly pessimistic, even with more positive housing indicators.
Investors and home buyers could benefit from a pause in the economic recovery.