December 30, 2018

Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman talks 2019 housing trends

The U.S. is on track to finish the year with an annual decline in home sales for the first time since 2014.
December 29, 2018

Baltimore trying to stem decades-long disappearing act

LaShelle Rollins' rental house in West Baltimore is wedged between a line of derelict properties valued only by street gangs, drug addicts and firefighters conducting arson drills. And even though her family's $700-a-month address sits across from a public school, they are among the only occupants of this desolate block.
December 28, 2018

US pending home sales slipped 0.7 percent in November

Fewer Americans signed contracts to buy homes in November as higher mortgage rates and prices continued to squeeze would-be buyers out of the market.
December 28, 2018

Trade war, profits, marijuana: Markets saw it all in 2018

U.S. stocks climbed to new highs early, shook off a sudden, steep drop by spring and rode a wave of tax cut-juiced corporate earnings growth to another all-time high by September. Then the jitters set in.
December 27, 2018

US long-term mortgage rates dropped to 4.55 pct. average

U.S. long-term mortgage rates fell this week, offering a slight degree of relief to would-be homebuyers after the stock market has tumbled.
December 26, 2018

The Latest: Philanthropists die in South Dakota plane crash

The Latest on a small plane that crashed in a South Dakota city (all times local):
December 26, 2018

In volatile market, companies can plan for possible slowdown

As the Dow Jones Industrial Average seesaws and mostly drops by hundreds of points a day, Kathy Barnes sees the impact of the volatility on homebuilders and general contractors in the St. Louis area.
December 26, 2018

US home price growth slowed in October

U.S. home price growth slowed in October, a likely consequence of higher mortgage rates having worsened affordability and causing sales to fall.
December 26, 2018

What 2019 may hold for your finances

It's tough to know what each new year may hold. But when it comes to economic issues, there are usually enough indicators to provide a…
December 23, 2018

Brothers acquire Ike-swamped ex-museum site in Galveston

A Galveston building that housed a vintage military aircraft flight museum and was swamped in 2008 during Hurricane Ike has been sold.