June 27

US pending home sales up 1.1% in May

More Americans signed contracts to purchase homes in May compared with the prior month, a sign buyers may be ready take advantage of low interest rates and stabilizing home prices.
June 26

Homeowner groups OK to remove seaweed from Galveston beaches

Residential property groups will be allowed to remove seaweed from some Southeast Texas beaches but must abide by guidelines to protect the environment.
June 25

Prosecutor says Hawaii police chief, wife abused positions

The former police chief of Honolulu and his wife, a former deputy prosecutor, abused their positions in an attempt to silence a relative who could have exposed the financial fraud that funded their lavish lifestyle, a U.S. prosecutor said Tuesday.
June 25

US new-home sales fell 7.8% in May

Sales of new U.S. homes slumped 7.8% in May, as sales plunged in the pricier Northeastern and Western markets.
June 21

US home sales climbed 2.5% in May amid lower mortgage rates

U.S. home sales jumped 2.5% in May, as lower mortgage rates appeared to help buyers overcome affordability challenges.
June 20

A glance at US mortgage rates: little changed; 30-year 3.84%

Long-term U.S. mortgage rates were little changed this week. The key 30-year, fixed-rate loan hovered around an average 3.8% for the third straight week.
June 20

US long-term mortgage rates little changed; 30-year at 3.84%

U.S. long-term mortgage rates were little changed this week. The key 30-year, fixed-rate loan hovered around an average 3.8% for the third straight week.
June 19
The rate-setting committee of the Federal Reserve is not expected to lower rates at the conclusion of its meeting today.

Fed leaves its key rate unchanged but hints of future cuts

The Federal Reserve left its key interest rate unchanged Wednesday but signaled that it's prepared to start cutting rates if needed to protect the U.S. economy from trade conflicts and other threats.
June 19

Report: Feds probe sale of coach's home to prospect's father

A federal grand jury is investigating the sale of the Harvard fencing coach's suburban Boston home for nearly double its assessed value to a man whose son was later admitted to the school and joined the team, according to a newspaper report.
June 19

APNewsBreak: Man 'mad as hell' Kansas shuts racial bias case

A black man who was detained by police while moving into his home said Wednesday that Kansas regulators investigated his racial bias complaint and closed the case with no further action.