US home prices rose in March, but house prices are losing momentum, according to a report released Tuesday. When will the US housing market return to normal?
Spring is the housing market's time of greatest activity, and this year, the story of US real estate varies by location. One common theme: A recovery is well under way, but not yet complete.
February wasn't a good month for those looking to sell their house: total home sales fell .4 percent since January.
Existing home sales fell 5.1 percent since December and 5.1 percent below the level seen in January 2013.
Pending home sales took a huge dip in December, falling 8.7 percent from November and 8.8 percent below the level seen in December 2012.
Existing home sales rose 1 percent in December but fell on a year-over-year basis, according to the latest data from the National Association of Realtors (NAR).
Instead of encouraging people to borrow, effective homeowner tax subsidies would create incentives for homeownership without tying tax breaks to mortgage debt. Tax Policy Center examines three possibilities.