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Thousands of Detroit-Area Homeowners Try to Stop Foreclosure

By Corey Williams | Apr 1
More than 13,000 Detroit-area property owners have entered into payment plans hoping to avoid losing their homes to tax foreclosure, but another 16,000 living in their homes have yet to take advantage of the offer ahead of Tuesday's deadline.

US Home Prices Rise Modestly, Weigh on Affordability

Apr 1
U.S. home prices rose at a steady pace in January, pushing prices up at a faster pace than wages and putting more homes financially out of reach for would-be buyers.

Techies Snatching Up More Real Estate in Southern CA

Mar 25
Internet moguls like Amazon's Jeff Bezos aren't the only techies snatching up real estate in Southern California.

80 Years On, Charleston Worries About New Building Design

By Bruce Smith | Mar 19
Eight decades after Charleston passed the nation's first historic preservation ordinance to protect its picturesque city of old pastel buildings and quiet gardens, there's concern the design of new buildings is not as good as that of the old.

Tips on Scoring the Best Rate on a Home Loan

By Alex Veiga | Mar 18
Mortgage interest rates have hovered near historic lows in recent years, but change may be on the horizon. The Federal Reserve is considering increasing the short-term interest rate it controls as early as June.

Tempted by Detroit's $500 Properties? 5 Things to Know

By Beth J. Harpaz | Mar 13
Buying homes or vacant lots for $500 might sound inviting, even in a city as troubled as Detroit. But there are no guarantees.

What it Takes to Call Detroit Home

By Beth J. Harpaz | Mar 11
In 1950, Detroit had a population of 1.85 million. Today, 690,000 remain - a mere third of those who lived here when this was the fifth-largest city in America. Here are some of their stories.

US New Home Sales Fall Slightly in January

By Josh Boak | Feb 26
Sales of new U.S. homes were basically flat in January, evidence that recent job gains and relatively low mortgage rates have yet to spur the real estate market.

Historic Snows Causing Headaches for Real Estate Industry

By Philip Marcelo | Feb 26
All that snow in New England may make your property look as pretty as a calendar shot, but it won't do you any favors if you're trying to buy or sell a house.

Recession "Poster City" Still Faces Uphill Road

By Matthew Wexler | Feb 25
A small Ohio town continues to bounce back after being dubbed "ground zero" for the Great Recession.

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