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US New-Home Sales Collapse in March

Apr 25
Sales of new U.S. homes plummeted in March, as the spring buying season opened with sharp declines in the Northeast and South. The Commerce Department said that new-home sales fell 11.4 percent last month.

Average US Rate on 30-year Mortgage Slips to 3.65 Pct

Apr 24
Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates are down slightly this week and remain near historic lows. Mortgage giant Freddie Mac says the national average for a 30-year fixed -rate mortgage slipped to 3.65 percent from 3.67 percent last week.

US Home Sales Bounced Back in March, but Can the Gain Last?

Apr 23
U.S. home sales bloomed in March after a brutal winter, a sign of possible newfound momentum for housing.

Why Your Rent Will Rise Again This Year

Apr 22
Living in an apartment? Expect your rent to go up again. Renting has gotten increasingly expensive over the last five years. The average U.S. rent has climbed 14 percent to $1,124 since 2010, according to commercial property tracker Reis Inc.

Average US Rate on 30-Year Mortgage Edges Up to 3.67 Pct

Apr 20
Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates rose slightly last week but remained close to historically low levels with the spring home-buying season underway.

Fly the Coop: Helping Your Kids Buy a Home

Apr 18
Rising prices and a dearth of homes for sale in many markets have made it harder for many looking to buy their first home. Some parents are stepping in to help their kids

US Homebuilders' Outlook for Spring Sales Surges

Apr 16
U.S. homebuilders are feeling more optimistic that sales will perk up in coming months as the spring home-selling season unfolds.

Average US Rate on 30-Year Mortgage Falls to 3.66 Pct

Apr 10
Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates declined this week, approaching historically low levels with the spring home-buying season underway.

Signed Contracts to Buy US Homes Climb to 20-Month High

Apr 3
More Americans signed contracts to buy homes in February, evidence that the spring buying season could open strong after sluggish sales for much of the winter.

US Home Prices Rise Modestly, Weigh on Affordability

Apr 1
U.S. home prices rose at a steady pace in January, pushing prices up at a faster pace than wages and putting more homes financially out of reach for would-be buyers.

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