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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...

Retail Rents Rise as Construction Stays Flat

For the 12th consecutive quarter, rents for stores in shopping centers and malls were on the rise in the first quarter of 2014, a sign that retail landlords may be growing more...

Rise in Foreclosures Starts Isolated to a Few States

Completed foreclosures in 2013 are projected to be down about 27 percent from last year — the lowest since 2007, RealtyTrac reported Thursday. The projected 490,000 foreclosures this...

CoreLogic: Rapid Rise in Home Prices ‘Remarkable’

During the first six months of this year, home prices jumped 10 percent, the fastest pace in 36 years, CoreLogic reports. Mark Fleming, chief economist with CoreLogic, called the 10...

Fed Fending Off Rate Rise?

The Federal Reserve announced Wednesday that it will continue purchasing $85 billion in bonds each month — at least for now. The Fed’s bond-purchasing program has helped move...

Mortgage Applications Jump, Despite Rise in Rates

Loan demand for home purchases and refinancings was on the rise last week even though mortgage rates were at some of its highest averages in more than a year. Mortgage applications...

Mortgage Applications Tumble as Rates Rise

Mortgage applications last week dropped 10 percent after rates soared to their highest level since March, the Mortgage Bankers Association reported in its weekly mortgage market survey...

Barclays: Home Prices to Rise 10% This Year

Home prices will likely climb 10 percent in 2013 and 8 percent in 2014, according to Barclays analyst Stephen Kim, who recently upgraded his view of the housing market from neutral to...

Land Prices Rise as Builders Scramble for Lots

An improving housing market is creating a sharp increase in land prices and “creating big profits for land investors but putting pressure on builders to further increase the price of...

Loan Applications Rise as Rates Reach Record Lows

More home owners and purchasers took advantage of locking in last week’s record low rates. Mortgage applications — which include both for refinancing and purchase — rose 2.8...