Real Estate

Ontario brings in foreign housing tax to cool Toronto market

Apr 20, 2017

Foreign nationals who don't live in Canada's biggest city and its surrounding communities will pay an additional 15 percent tax on home purchases under legislation proposed by the government of Ontario province

Average mortgage rate drops to 5-month low

Apr 20, 2017

Average 30-year US mortgage rate falls below 4 percent

Mission nearly impossible this spring: Finding a home to buy

Apr 10, 2017

The national supply of homes for sale hasn't been this thin in nearly 20 years

Average US 30-year mortgage rate falls to 4.10 percent

Apr 6, 2017

Long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell this week for a third straight week, approaching their low points for the year

Australian leader promises help on housing affordability

Apr 5, 2017

Australia's prime minister is fending off criticism over tax concessions for investors in booming urban property markets after a central banker warned that soaring house prices could threaten the economy

US construction spending rose to nearly 11-year high

Apr 3, 2017

U.S. developers ramped up construction spending in February to the largest amount in nearly 11 years, led by more building of homes, highways and schools

Average US 30-year mortgage rate slips to 4.14 percent

Mar 30, 2017

Long-term US mortgage rates fall for second straight week

Contracts to buy US homes hit highest level since April

Mar 29, 2017

More people signed contracts to buy U.S. homes last month as warm weather and rising confidence appeared to encourage consumers to look for houses

US home prices rose in January by most in 2 ½ years

Mar 28, 2017

U.S. home prices jumped in January from a year earlier at the fastest pace in nearly 2 ½ years, as a tight supply of houses for sale spurred bidding wars in many cities

Are you buying a house or lottery ticket?

Mar 27, 2017

If hitting the housing jackpot in the form of a huge sale price is part of your long-term wealth plan, know that location and luck will be big factors in its success - or failure

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