Topic: Patrick Newport
Homeownership rate falls from 66.2 percent to 65.1 percent in the past decade. Homeownership gap between whites and blacks is biggest since 1960.
10/09/2011 08:39 pm
Even as home sales increased in August, median prices fell. Experts point to a 'shadow inventory' of homes that will eventually face foreclosure and say prices won't keep up with inflation for years.
09/21/2011 03:53 pm
Home sales in May stood at 4.8 million – down from 5 million in April and lower even than the figure for winter months. Realtor association cites tight credit and severe weather.
06/21/2011 03:50 pm
Home prices fell sharply during the first quarter of 2011, according to the S&P/Case-Shiller index. The 'double dip' means they dropped below their Great Recession low point, reached in early 2009.
05/31/2011 02:55 pm
The Great Recession officially ended in June 2009. That's apparent on Wall Street, less so on Main Street. But the economic recovery is gradually being felt in places like Poughkeepsie, N.Y.
05/26/2011 03:02 pm
A study of 20 US cities shows that house prices fell in all 20 in October. Atlanta was hit the hardest. Overall, house prices fell by 1.3 percent in the month.
12/28/2010 04:26 pm
Towering mortgage debt continues to fuel the housing crisis. What policies could help reduce the number of foreclosed homes?
10/12/2010 06:06 pm
Home prices are likely to start falling later this year, analysts say, because the homebuyer's tax credit has expired.
07/27/2010 12:17 pm
It's still a good time to buy. The end of tax credits and foreclosures will help keep home prices down.
06/11/2010 01:38 pm
Two new reports show home values falling again. They could dip below last year's lows, some economists say.
05/25/2010 02:42 pm