January 3

US construction spending up 0.6% in November, led by housing

Spending on U.S. construction projects rose a solid 0.6% in November as gains in home building and government projects offset weakness in nonresidential construction.
January 2

Man gets prison for stealing home deed without signing loan

A Florida man was sentenced to prison for trying to steal a new $219,000 home by snatching and filing a signed deed without signing loan documents.
January 2
FILE - In this Oct. 22, 2019, photo a sign stands outside a home for sale in southeast Denver. On Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020, Freddie Mac reports on this

US long-term mortgage rates ease; 30-year loan at 3.72%

U.S. long-term mortgage rates declined slightly this week, remaining close to the historically low levels where they have hovered for the past two months.
December 31, 2019

US home prices gains accelerate in October for 2nd month

U.S. home prices rose faster in October than the previous month as many would-be buyers competed for a limited supply of available properties.
December 30, 2019

Man offers $10K for safe return of stolen dog named Bella

A South Carolina man is offering $10,000 for the safe return of his dog after someone stole his truck with the pet inside.
December 30, 2019

South Carolina to rent out former Turner family beach house

Guests will soon be able to rent a beach house that once belonged to billionaire Ted Turner's family on a private South Carolina island, state officials say.
December 30, 2019

Pending homes sales rebound in November

Americans signed more contracts to purchase homes in November, a rebound from the previous month, indicating that the housing market is still strong.
December 30, 2019

This Week: Home sales, consumer confidence, Fed minutes

A look at some of the key business events and economic indicators upcoming this week:HOUSING MARKET BELLWETHERThe National Association of Realtors issues its November tally…
December 29, 2019

Insider Q&A: Doug Bauer, CEO of homebuilder TRI Pointe Group

After a sluggish start to the year, the market for newly built U.S. homes is on track to end 2019 on a solid note.
December 26, 2019
A home for sale in southeast Denver.

Long-term mortgage rates remain at historically low levels

U.S. long-term mortgage rates are little changed this week, remaining at historically low levels to prod prospective homebuyers.