Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Real Estate

In this Wednesday, March 1, 2017, photo, a forklift is parked in front of one of the houses under construction in a housing plan in Zelienople, Pa.

BY JOSH BOAK WASHINGTON (AP) — Homebuilders pulled back sharply on construction of apartment complexes in July, causing housing starts to tumble to a three-month low. The Commerce Department said ...
In this Thursday, June 1, 2017, photo, builders work on the roof of a home under construction at a housing plan in Jackson Township, Butler County, Pa.

BY ALEX VEIGA U.S. homebuilders are feeling more optimistic about their sales prospects, reflecting a pickup in demand and positive expectations about further growth the rest of this year. The ...

NEW YORK (AP) — Want to live like a Trump? Now’s your chance: The president’s New York City boyhood home is on Airbnb. The 1940 Tudor-style house in Queens is ...
This Monday, July 10, 2017, photo shows new housing construction, in North Andover, Mass.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Long-term U.S. mortgage rates were little changed this week after declining for two straight weeks. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday the rate on 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages ...
This Monday, July 10, 2017, photo shows a house for sale, in North Andover, Mass. Americans signed more contracts to buy homes in June, snapping a three-month decline in pending sales, according to information released Monday, July 31, 2017, by the National Association of Realtors.

BY JOSH BOAK WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans signed more contracts to buy homes in June, snapping a three-month decline in pending sales. The National Association of Realtors said Monday that ...
This Tuesday, May 16, 2017, photo shows new town homes under construction in Woodstock, Ga. The Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index for May is released, Tuesday, July 25, 2017.

BY CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices reached a new high in May for the sixth straight month, raising fears of another housing bubble roughly a decade ...
In this Thursday, April 27, 2017, file photo, an "Under Contract" sign is posted in front of a home for sale in Charlotte, N. Carolina.

Real estate brokers and analysts are calling 2017 the best year since the recession. According to new data released by the Naples Area Board of Realtors, sales through June are ...
This Monday, July 10, 2017, photo shows a home for sale, in North Andover, Mass. On Monday, July 24, 2017, the National Association of Realtors reports on sales of existing homes in June.

BY JOSH BOAK WASHINGTON (AP) — Homebuyers faced surging prices and a shrinking number of properties for sale in June — causing the pace of sales to fall. Sales of ...
In this Tuesday, May 16, 2017, photo, a sign advertises an existing home for sale in Roswell, Ga.

The Southwest Florida housing market continues its steady climb as indicators point to strong growth in 2018. New data released by the Naples Area Board of Realtors on Friday showed ...
In this Thursday, June 1, 2017, photo, builders work on the roof of a home under construction at a housing plan in Jackson Township, Butler County, Pa.

BY JOSH BOAK WASHINGTON (AP) — Homebuilders ramped up construction in June to the fastest pace in four months, led by surges in the Northeast and Midwest. Housing starts climbed ...
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