Homeowners can exit a mortgage through foreclosure, but for those with student debt, there's no easy escape. Josh Mitchell's "The Debt Trap" explains.
There still aren't many houses for sale. Prices are high and competition remains fierce - even if the market is showing early signs of cooling.
The Biden administration should stop building barriers to homeownership and instead support policies that will help first-time homebuyers.
The level of household income being used to service debt just hit a record low, the Federal Reserve reports. That's the lowest since at least 1980.
“Luxe Listings Sydney”, a new reality TV show from Amazon Prime Video, follows elite Sydney realtors and agents as they negotiate one of the world’s hottest property markets. The series promises viewers access to some of Australia’s most valuable properties, at a moment when everyday homes are reaching unbelievable prices. […]
HUD's Federal Housing Administration is removing barriers to homeownership for those with student debt, especially helping borrowers of color.
The number of buyers who locked in a mortgage interest rate for a second home returned to pre-pandemic levels in May.
More than half of mortgaged Tasmanian households experience mortgage stress, making it the state most prone to financial hardship linked to home loans. Some 55% of mortgage holders face stress, where 30% or more of household income goes towards repayments, CHOICE says. Counting Victoria and New South Wales alone, some […]
Fannie Mae revised its 2021 housing starts forecast upward as existing home sales fell, but starts fell afterward. That wasn't supposed to happen.
Goldman Sachs foresees a "persistent supply-demand imbalance" in homes for years due to millennial home-buying and too few foreclosures.
The Indianapolis Star found a Black homeowner's home value shot up when a white friend stepped in. She wants HUD to address housing discrimination.
The value of new home loan commitments shot to a record high of $30.2 billion in March, the Australian Bureau of Statistics reports. Investor lending spiked 12.8% over the month to $7.8 billion, as Australia’s housing market continued its jaw-dropping run. Loan commitments for housing construction fell 14.5%, as the […]
"I paid off a mortgage yesterday with it," the 'Mad Money' host said Thursday on CNBC, adding that selling half his portfolio helped him.
Loan deferrals continued to fall in February, the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority said, with just 0.5% of lending subject to deferred payments. Some $14 billion of mortgages and small business loans were under repayment deferrals through February, down from a peak of $274 billion in June 2020. But with those […]
If you want to buy a house, you'll pay more than you would've last year. Redfin said the week of March 21's typical sale price showed a 16% increase.
People are eager to buy homes and inventory has never been tighter, but high lumber costs are holding down the number of newbuilds hitting the market.
It used to be rare to see a negative mortgage rate, where your bank pays you interest. It's on the rise in Portugal, The Wall Street Journal reports.