US home construction slips 0.3% in March

U.S. home construction slipped 0.3% in March, as housing starts are running below last year's pace in a sign that inventory could be a challenge for would-be buyers.

US mortgage rates increased this week with 30-year at 4.17%

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U.S. long-term mortgage rates increased this week, though they remain lower than a year ago in a positive sign for home sales.

A glance at US mortgage rates

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Home & Garden
April 15

Police: Nobody injured in small plane crash on Long Island

Police on Long Island said a small plane carrying three people went down in a residential neighborhood of Valley Stream Sunday night.
Home & Garden
April 13

The Latest: Mississippi university escapes storm damage

The Latest on a powerful storm system moving through the southern United States (all times local):
National
April 11

Analysis: Safety rules give homes better chance in wildfires

The sky was turning orange and the embers were flying from the Camp Fire when Oney and Donna Carrell and Donna's father sped away from their Paradise home.
Home & Garden
April 11

Column: Living in California means ignoring risk of disaster

In the winter of 2009, my wife and I found a house that looked like a great place to start our family, a three-bedroom in a hilly subdivision surrounded by dry brush just outside the Redding city limits.
Housing
April 11

Apartment rents climbing, and poised to go higher

It's a great time to be a landlord in America, not so much if you're a renter.Apartment rents are continuing to rise this year, fueled…
Housing
April 11

A glance at US mortgage rates

Long-term U.S. mortgage rates rose moderately this week, remaining at historically low levels.
Housing
April 11

US long-term mortgage rates rise; 30-year at 4.12%

U.S. long-term mortgage rates rose moderately this week, remaining at historically low levels that can lure potential purchasers in the spring homebuying season.
Home & Garden
April 11

Tenants of oldest US diamond district get eviction notices

Several tenants of the nation's oldest diamond district have received eviction notices as a luxury home developer plans to build a high-rise condo tower on the block.
Home & Garden
April 8

EPA aims to remove polluted soil from 167 East Chicago homes

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is preparing to excavate soil tainted with lead and arsenic from around more than 160 homes in East Chicago, in a push the agency says could complete exterior residential cleanups this year in the northwest Indiana city.
Home & Garden
April 5

Harvard reviews sale of coach's home to prospect's father

Harvard's longtime fencing coach sold his suburban Boston home for nearly double its assessed value to a man whose son was later admitted to the school and joined the team — a transaction now under review by the university.