Real Estate

The Latest: Tax bill scales back mortgage interest deduction

Dec 12, 2017

Congressional aides say negotiators have agreed to scale back the mortgage interest deduction, which would allow homeowners to deduct interest on the first $750,000 of a new mortgage

Bitcoin futures soar amid frenzy over virtual currency

Dec 11, 2017

Bitcoin's debut on a major U.S. exchange was a hit, with the price of the first-ever futures contract for the virtual currency rising 20 percent

AP FACT CHECK: Trump, Moore and their odd orbit of claims

Dec 11, 2017

AP FACT CHECK: Trump on economy, monuments, taxes; Moore on women he knew before he didn't.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump on monuments, econ; Moore on accusers

Dec 10, 2017

AP FACT CHECK: Trump makes dubious assertions about monument lands, economy; Alabama's Moore wrestles with accusations

AP FACT CHECK: Trump off on black homeownership, trade

Dec 9, 2017

AP FACT CHECK: Trump is off base on black homeownership and trade with Canada

US mortgage rates rise, though remain historically low

Dec 7, 2017

US mortgage rates rise, though remain at historically low levels

Planned auctions of foreclosed property in Greece delayed

Dec 5, 2017

Public notaries in Greece's capital have called off this week's planned auctions of foreclosed properties, citing disruptions from security measures for a visit by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

US construction spending up a strong 1.4 percent in October

Dec 1, 2017

US construction spending surged 1.4 percent in October, strongest increase in 5 months

Housing trends favor builders focused on entry-level buyers

Nov 30, 2017

It's lining up to be another strong year for investors who own homebuilding stocks.

Longer-term mortgage rates slip for 2nd straight week

Nov 30, 2017

Mortgage rates: 30-year rate falls to 3.9 percent; 15-year down to 3.3 percent

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