Engineers have a seemingly unobjectionable proposal: Make roofs less likely to fly off in hurricanes. So why won’t the homebuilding industry support it?
Extreme flood insurance rate hikes and shoddy floodplain mapping are driving the cost of homeownership up and home values down, industry organizations told Congress
In an effort to increase investor transparency, Freddie Mac has added loan-level actual loss data to its single-family historical dataset.
The sizable owner of the servicer, which is currently under investigation, is leaving to take on a new venture.
The big news that came from last month's Federal Open Market Committee meeting was the end of its two-year, bond-buying program, but the next step for the regulator is still up in the air.
The housing market continues its slow trend toward historical norms, while analysts wait in anticipation for the release of the latest Fed's meeting minutes. Any strong hints that the Fed may change course at December’s meeting could push rates upward.
The state's housing market is poised for more growth as construction permits are on the rise, a trend that is expected to continue over the next three years.
Last month the bank announced plans to allow borrowers to buy homes with as little as 3% down, but now it says different. Meanwhile, some specialized nonbank companies step in to fill the void.