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Son of Slain Agent Urges Greater Safety

The son of an Arkansas real estate agent who was kidnapped and murdered while showing a home nearly a year ago is urging the real estate community...

6 Key Housing Stats to Gauge the Market

Check out an overview of the National Association of REALTORS®' latest existing-home sales report to find out how rising home prices and...

30-Year Mortgage Rates Remain Below 4%

Housing markets are responding positively to low mortgage rates and are on track to have the best year since 2007, according to Freddie Mac....

Homelessness Rising Among Families

The affordable housing shortage is playing a major role in the rising rates of family homelessness, according to a report by Harvard University...

REOs Are Back on the Rise

Banks are flushing out old distress as foreclosure filings surge 14 percent from a year ago, according to a new report. 

FHFA Targets Low-Income Borrowers

The Federal Housing Finance Agency has released new goals for housing finance giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac that aim to widen access to...

New-Home Starts Surge to 2007 Highs

As builders feel more confident about the housing market, they are stepping up their production of single-family homes and helping to relieve...

New-Home Sizes Are Starting to Shrink

New homes are showing signs of getting smaller in second-quarter statistics, and some analysts say it’s a sign builders are shifting toward...