FHA Program Gives Distressed Homeowners a Second Chance

You could be back in the homebuying market only a year after a foreclosure, short sale or a deed in lieu of foreclosure, under the FHA Back to Work Program. Continue Reading »

For Sale: Elvis Presley's Honeymoon Hideaway in Palm Springs

A for-sale home in Palm Springs once touted as the "House of Tomorrow" earned its greatest fame as a newlyweds' hideaway. Continue Reading »

Mortgage Applications Fall as Refinancing Drops

Applications for U.S. home mortgages fell last week even though the number of loan requests for home purchases grew. Continue Reading »

Kenny Rogers' Former Bel Air Home Listed for $65 Million

One of Bel Air's most famous properties, formerly home to Kenny Rogers, is for sale for $65 million. Continue Reading »

7 Major Cities Where Rents Are Now Below Average

Rentals costing less than $1,000 a month still exist in major cities around the country, with these seven cities being high among them. Continue Reading »

Group Seeks to Shield Investors in Fannie, Freddie Wind-Down

"The rules of the game cannot be changed in the middle of an inning" Continue Reading »

Zillow Mortgage Marketplace: 30-Year Rate Drops Again

"We expect rates to remain about where they are now...." Continue Reading »

For-Sale Cabins, Like Those on 'American Dream Builders'

Here are five rustic cabin retreats in vacations spots across the U.S. that are now on the market, starting at $105,000. Continue Reading »

Recap of 'American Dream Builders,' Episode 4: Clashing Cabins

This week on NBC's home renovation reality show "American Dream Builders," the teams head into the woods to refurbish two 100-year-old family cabins. Continue Reading »

Jimmy Fallon Moves Up in His NYC Condo Building

The "Tonight Show" host is expanding his living space in the historic building overlooking New York City's Gramercy Park. Continue Reading »

Spanish-Style Homes as Seen on 'American Dream Builders'

Here are for-sale listings across the country for classic Spanish-style homes of the kind seen this week on "American Dream Builders." Continue Reading »

'American Dream Builders,' Episode 3: Taking Chances

This week on NBC’s home renovation reality show “American Dream Builders,” each team had a week to remodel and design a Spanish-style home in North Hollywood. Continue Reading »

U.S. Housing Market Seeing Signs of a Spring Thaw

"The vibe is good; our sales people are happy. They're all working with prospects all the time." Continue Reading »

'American Dream Builders': Midcentury, Before & After

Midcentury architecture is enjoying a resurgence, but it's a style that can look dated and dark, as was the problem on "American Dream Builders." Continue Reading »

Search for Sturdier Trees Could Save Communities Millions

The just-concluded winter may spur more cities, developers and homeowners to plant different trees -- but which ones? Continue Reading »

Most U.S. Homes Now Affordable for Average Buyers

Most homes nationwide are more affordable now than they were in the years leading up to the start of the housing bubble, new research says. Continue Reading »

For Sale: Waterfront Homes for Less Than $250,000

We set out to find waterfront homes for under $250,000 and guess what? They exist! Continue Reading »

Rents Keep Rising Amid Strong Demand for Apartments

Rents are projected to rise for a fifth straight year, and apartment construction is unlikely to provide much relief. Continue Reading »

Expect Home Prices to Keep Rising, but Not So Fast

Home prices reportedly have increased 12.2 percent in the past year, but that's a pace that's expected to slow down soon. Continue Reading »

City to Demolish High-Rises for Games' Opening Ceremony

Organizers of this year's Commonwealth Games in Glasgow want to bring down the house with an opening ceremony that is, literally, explosive. Continue Reading »

Ed Hardy Designer Relists LA Home, Minus the Rolls Royce

French fashion designer Christian Audigier, of the Ed Hardy line, is selling another home in Los Angeles, a lush Mediterranean priced at about $9.2 million Continue Reading »

For Sale: Replicas of Famous Homes, Historic Styles

Who wouldn't want to live in a stately, dramatic home that looks like a national treasure? Continue Reading »

Mortgage Rates Move Up a Tick in Latest Survey

Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages rose slightly this week, reports mortgage buyer Freddie Mac. Continue Reading »

Zillow Partners With Chinese Real Estate Website

Real estate website Zillow Inc. plans to partner with a Beijing-based peer to tap growing interest from clients in China. Continue Reading »

Crowdfunding Becomes a Hot Property in Real Estate Investing

"One thing these projects have done is democratized the process of owning a piece of the real estate deal." Continue Reading »

Apartment Vacancy Rate Falls to 4% in U.S.

"To be sure, landlords are not raising rents at this relatively slow pace out of the kindness of their hearts." Continue Reading »

Mortgage Applications Fall in Latest Week

Even though loan requests for home purchases rose, applications for U.S. home mortgages fell last week on lower refinancing demand. Continue Reading »

Airbnb Agrees to Pay Hotel Tax in San Francisco

Airbnb would collect taxes directly from guests as an extra charge on their bill -- the same way hotels do. Continue Reading »

Zillow Mortgage Marketplace: 30-Year Fixed Rates Fall Back

“Rates dropped last week, erasing most of the run-up triggered previously by the Fed’s surprisingly aggressive guidance on plans to increase the Federal Funds Rate.” Continue Reading »

Construction Spending Barely Budges in February

Residential construction sees its biggest setback since July. Continue Reading »

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