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Home builder sentiment drops 2 points in May

In the heart of the spring housing market, home builders are less optimistic. Builder confidence slipped two points in May…

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A house that thumbs its nose at the drought

Imagine a home that could recycle two-thirds of the water it uses. No need to imagine. New technology to do…

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Denver housing: Rocky Mountain high and HOT

When Christopher Simmons began shopping for a home in Denver six months ago, he had no idea the risk and…

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Mortgage applications drop 1.6% as refinancing stalls

With the average rate on the 30-year fixed mortgage now decidedly above four percent, borrowers are pulling back from refinances…

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House flipping: 5 tips for big returns

Home prices are rising at a fast clip, and for-sale listings are still very low. That makes flipping a house…

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Cleveland home prices soar as foreclosures clear

Cleveland may be one of the most affordable housing markets in the nation, but it is becoming less affordable, thanks…

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Are you in a buyer’s or seller’s housing market?

Housing supply is tight in most cities across the United States, but that does not mean that every market is…

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Chinese real estate tycoon bets on ‘uber for offices’

Zhang Xin is most well-known for the modern architecture that has transformed the Beijing skyline. The co-founder and CEO behind…

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Weekly mortgage applications plunge 7.6% on higher rates

Interest rates took a tiny step backward last week, but the rise over the past month was enough to deter…

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Why tech loves quirky, old buildings

As giants like Facebook and Google build shiny new cities in Silicon Valley, other technology companies are doing just the…

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Mortgage rates: ‘Definitely in panic mode’

Mortgage rates, which loosely follow the yield on the U.S. 10-year Treasury, spiked Wednesday, after a brief reprieve last week….

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Efforts to help homeowners fail their troubled mortgages

The number of delinquent mortgages continues to fall, but the foreclosure crisis is still taking its toll on hundreds of…