The recovery in the real estate market is expected to provide a windfall for Los Angeles County in the form of higher-than-expected property tax collections.
This summer, high rollers are flying to lavish hot spots for their vacations. The rest of us are driving to less luxurious places like nearby campgrounds.
Perhaps you, like me, thought we'd never again see the kind of madcap competition to buy homes that was common in the housing boom.
Calgary's housing market renaissance has not been a steady process, as the overall improving trend in resale activity was inconsistent last year, says a report released today by RBC Economics Research.
A construction crew works on a Trenton, N.J., housing complex. Sales of new homes rose 2.3 percent from March to April.
Stocks tumbled hard in early trading on Thursday, but recovered most of their losses by the closing bell.
New home sales edged slightly higher once again in April as the housing market continues to give a lift to the U.S. economy.
We are now heading toward the end of the spring homebuying season, and mortgage rates remain near record-low levels.
A U.S. home price index rose 1.9 percent in the first quarter, the Federal Housing Finance Agency said Thursday.
Average rates on fixed mortgages rose for the third straight week, hitting their highest levels since mid-March. Still, mortgage rates remained close to historic lows, a trend that should help sustain the housing recovery.
Sales of new homes rose in April to the second highest level since the summer of 2008 while the median price for a new home hit a record high, further signs that housing is recovering.
Carol Nurmi of San Jose paints her investment property home which she has been remodeling in order to sell or rent it out, on May 13, 2013 in Union City.
The housing market has been showing signs of strength. Economists expect home prices to rise 8% this year and then grow at a more modest pace beyond that.
Tampa Bay's housing market continued to bloom last month amid the best spring selling season in years, but tight supplies of homes for sale are squeezing hopeful buyers out of deals, new Realtors data show.
Sales of existing homes rose 0.6 percent in April to an annual rate of 4.97 million units.
Orlando single-family home prices outperformed those in most other parts of the state during April, although the metro area's recovery still lags behind southwest Florida cities.