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Builders’ Confidence on the Rise This Month

Low interest rates, affordable home prices, and solid job creation are making homebuilders more optimistic about the new-home market this month, according to the latest National...

Report: Inventories Rise 14% Nationwide

The number of single-family homes for sale is on the rise along with home prices, indicating a “healthier real estate marketplace than a year ago and strong seller confidence,”...

Mortgage Applications Rise 0.9% in Latest Week

For the third consecutive week, mortgage applications rose as interest rates dropped, the Mortgage Bankers Association reported Wednesday. Mortgage applications, reflecting those for...

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...

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...