Home plan: Small ranch lives large

Home plan: Small ranch lives large

This ranch-style home boasting Craftsman details uses modest square footage very wisely.

Pending US home sales jump to strongest level in 9 years

Americans signed contracts to buy homes in April at the fastest pace in nearly nine years, evidence that steady job growth is strengthening the real estate market.

Average US rate on 30-year mortgage rises to 3.87 pct.

Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates rose this week to their highest level so far this year as new data showed strength in the housing market.

Is rent out of reach? Study shows how 11 US cities stack up

Renters are on the rise in America's biggest cities, but many tenants are scrambling to keep up with growing rent bills and shrinking vacancies, according to a study released Thursday.
May 27

Wisconsin bank settles over racial discrimination complaint

Green Bay-based Associated Bank has agreed to generate nearly $200 million in mortgage loans in predominantly minority neighborhoods as part of a settlement over a federal racial discrimination complaint.
May 26

Proposal for Superior Plating site moves forward

Plans for an 20-story project on Superior Plating site move forward
May 26

US home prices rose at steady pace in March from year ago

U.S. home prices rose at a steady pace in March, pushed higher by a limited supply of houses for sale.
May 26

US new-home sales jump in April

More Americans bought new homes in April — evidence that the stronger job market is powering the housing sector.
May 24

A sampling of efforts to fight blight in Appalachia

Efforts to rehabilitate vacant or dilapidated property have sprung up around Appalachia, with states in the region taking varying approaches.While it's common for big cities…
Home & Garden
May 23

Tour highlights midcentury modern Rapson homes in University Grove

Architect Ralph Rapson’s midcentury modern gems in University Grove will be showcased on upcoming tour, part of a national symposium.
May 21

US home sales slide in April amid listing shortage

Sales of existing U.S. homes slipped in April due mainly to relatively few listings and rising prices, providing evidence of the housing sector's uneven recovery.
May 21

Average US rate on 30-year mortgage slips to 3.84 percent

Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates edged slightly lower this week after rising for three straight weeks.
May 21

Renters appear more satisfied in many pricey US cities

High rents are worth it.
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