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Housing Recovery

Loren Berlin

Could Housing Market Rejoin The Living In 2012?

HuffingtonPost.com | Loren Berlin | Posted 12.30.2011 | Business

Just as housing was the first bubble to burst, sinking the American economy into crisis, a revived housing market could force some life back into the ...

Promising Sign For The Housing Market

Posted 12.20.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON - Housing starts and permits for future construction jumped to a 1-1/2 year high in November as demand for rental apartments rose, sugg...

With Latest Plan, Obama Again Tries To Rehabilitate Housing Market [UPDATE]

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 12.24.2011 | Business

President Obama and White House officials announced a major change to a national home-refinancing plan Monday, in an effort to stimulate the economy a...

Previously-Owned Home Sales Rise Along With Foreclosures

AP | DEREK KRAVITZ | Posted 11.21.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The number of Americans who bought previously occupied homes rose in August. But the sales were driven by an increase in foreclosur...

Foreclosures Notices Surge In August, Signaling Pain For Housing Market

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 11.15.2011 | Business

Home foreclosures, after slowing to a crawl over the past year, seem to be gaining momentum again, a sign that heralds both pain and perhaps eventual ...

Homeowner Associations Take A More Proactive Role In The Foreclosure Crisis

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 10.24.2011 | Business

In a further indication of how far-reaching and deleterious the foreclosure crisis has become, homeowner groups have taken to suing banks in order to ...

Low Home Prices Mean It's Cheaper To Buy Than To Rent In Many Cities

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 10.16.2011 | Business

As the national real estate slump deepens, home prices in many cities have crossed a worrisome milestone. It's cheaper to buy a home than to rent o...

Housing Collapse Badly Underestimated By Realtors' Report

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON - A housing trade association is examining the possibility that the data it releases underestimated the collapse of the housing industr...

Walking Away From Your Mortgage: When It's OK To Move On

wsj.com | BRETT ARENDS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Millions of Americans are now deeply underwater on their mortgage. If you're among them, you need to stop living in a dream world and give serious tho...

Freddie Mac 4Q Results: Freddie Mac Posts $7.8 Billion Loss

AP | ALAN ZIBEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Freddie Mac lost almost $26 billion last year, ominous news for taxpayers who are footing the bill to rescue the mortgage finance c...

Case-Shiller Index: December Home Prices Rise, But Still Off 3.1 Percent From A Year Ago

AP | ADRIAN SAINZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

MIAMI — Home prices edged up in December, the seventh straight monthly gain and another sign the housing market continues its bumpy recovery. P...