November 22, 2018

Home affordability watch: price tags in midsize metros

Big coastal cities have some of the highest house prices in the country. In comparison, medium-size cities are often relative bargains. But not always.Each quarter,…
November 21, 2018

US mortgage rates fall: 30-year at 4.81 percent

U.S. long-term mortgage rates recorded the biggest drop in nearly four years this week, but remain much higher than they were a year ago.
November 21, 2018

Long-term US mortgage rates fall: 30-year to 4.81 percent

Long-term U.S. mortgage rates slid this week but are still much higher than they were a year ago, according to mortgage giant Freddie Mac.
November 21, 2018

US home sales rise 1.4 percent, snap 6-month losing streak

U.S. home sales rose in October, breaking a six-month losing streak. But sales are still down from a year ago, hurt by rising interest rates.
November 20, 2018

US home construction rose 1.5 percent in October

U.S. home construction improved a slight 1.5 percent in October, but in a troubling sign, ground breakings for single-family houses fell.
November 19, 2018

The Latest: White House to fully restore CNN reporter's pass

The Latest on the White House press and CNN reporter Jim Acosta (all times local):
November 16, 2018

Amazon's 'National Landing' leads to confusion and jokes

Place names in Arlington County have never been a simple matter. A major fight broke out when National Airport was named for Ronald Reagan in 1998. A fight continues over whether to name a park next to the airport for Nancy Reagan. And in the 1920s, the Postal Service refused to establish a post office in Arlington because the street names were so confusing and haphazard.
November 15, 2018

Fire refugees camp in Walmart parking lot amid uncertainty

Fire refugee Anna Goodnight sat on an overturned shopping cart Thursday in a Walmart parking lot as she ate scrambled eggs and tater tots while her husband drank a Budweiser.
November 15, 2018

A glance at US mortgage rates

Long-term U.S. mortgage rates were steady to slightly up this week, at their highest levels in nearly eight years amid dampening home sales.
November 15, 2018

US average mortgage rates flat to higher; 30-year 4.94 pct.

U.S. long-term mortgage rates were steady to slightly up this week, at their highest levels in nearly eight years and dampening home sales.