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More Households Optimistic About Home Prices, Finances

The majority of households believe home prices will rise within the next 12 months, according to the Federal Reserve’s newly released Report on the Economic Well-Being of U.S....

Economists Grow More Optimistic About Housing’s Outlook

The strengthening job market has more economists gaining confidence about the direction of the housing market over the next two years, according to a newly released Reuters poll of 29...

More Professionals Weigh a Job in Real Estate

In pockets of the country where the housing market is booming, classrooms are filling up with aspiring real estate professionals wanting to break in. “Low interest rates, foreign...

More Home Owners Getting Bit by Selling Bug?

Reports of rising home prices are making selling more attractive to the largest share of home owners in eight years, according to a gauge from the University of Michigan and Thomson...

More Americans Squeezed by Housing Costs

Housing costs remain near record highs, with more than 35 percent of Americans spending 30 percent or more of their incomes on rent or mortgage payments, according to a new study by...

Fannie: More Americans Say Buy, Sell Now

Americans’ optimism about the housing market has grown as the spring selling season gets underway, with 42 percent saying now is a good time to sell a home, according to Fannie...

House Flippers Get More Bang for Their Buck

The number of house flips is edging down, but profits from the practice are rising. About 3.7 percent of all single-family home sales in the first quarter were house flips, according...

Buyers Face More Competition Again as Bidding Wars Rise

Bidding wars are back on the rise in several housing markets, according to a recent analysis of 19 markets by the real estate brokerage Redfin. In March, Redfin real estate agents...

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....

Foreclosures Rise as Banks Take More Action

Foreclosure activity rose last month by 4 percent, but it remains at the lowest level since 2007, RealtyTrac reports in its latest U.S. Foreclosure Market Report. Last month’s...