Tag Archives: housing

The Most Stable Housing Markets

The energy boom states continue to have some of the most-improved housing markets, with North Dakota and Wyoming leading the pack, according to Freddie Mac’s latest Multi-Indicator...

Housing Affordability Slips, But Not Everywhere

Housing affordability continued to fall across the country as the median price of single-family homes rose due to a continued lack of housing inventory, according to the latest...

Fed Chair Sounds Cautionary Note On Housing

Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet L. Yellen testified on Wednesday to lawmakers that a slowdown in housing could pose a risk to the economic recovery. “Readings on housing activity, a...

Housing Markets Improve in Majority of States

More than half of U.S. states — as well as more than half of the top 50 metros in the country — saw their housing markets improve in February, according to Freddie Mac’s...

Shiller: Housing Seeing More Momentum Than Stocks

Economist Robert Shiller, a Yale University professor, told CNBC on Tuesday that even though the housing market is showing some signs of slowing, the recovery still remains strong....

Detroit Initiatives Aim to Boost Housing

Detroit is trying to attract new residents, as nonprofit groups begin offering incentives to encourage more people to buy a home in Motor City. One of the newest programs starting next...

Shut Out of the Housing Market? First-Timers Dwindle

First-time home buyers are particularly being hit hard by rising prices and tougher credit standards — and their decreasing market share proves it. The National Association of...

Weather Blamed for Freeze on Housing Starts

Construction on new single-family homes and apartments dropped 16 percent, to a seasonally-adjusted annual rate of 880,000 in January, the Commerce Department reports. This marks the...

This Housing Market Is Sizzling

The housing market is hot in Miami. The city known as the “Capital of Latin America” posted its third consecutive record sales year as well as two years of double-digit price...

NAHB: Housing Recovery Threatened by Flat Wages

While job growth is picking up across the country, wages remain flat, which is holding back a more robust recovery, the National Association of Home Builders wrote in a recent blog...