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Real Estate News

Below are the latest real estate news headlines for buyers and sellers.

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Cramer: Housing stocks are finally bottoming, but investors might not want to buy just yet

Jim Cramer says the action among housing stocks is promising, but warns that broader economic trends might keep them unattractive for a while. Read Article

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 15:21:00 PDT

With homebuilding stocks down 40%, investors hope the Fed gets the message and slows rate hikes

If there's a case to be made for the Fed to hold fire on interest rate hikes, it's happening now in the housing market and the stocks that track the industry. Read Article

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 11:10:00 PDT

Rising home prices drive PulteGroup Q3 profit beat

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on PulteGroup's quarterly earnings. Read Article

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 11:03:00 PDT

Higher mortgage rates, rising prices costing homebuyers more than $1,200 a year

Both rising mortgage rates and rising home prices are increasing what homebuyers will have to pay each month. While mortgage rates are largely national, home prices are local, so the increase in monthly payments will vary market to market. Read Article

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 10:02:00 PDT

Rising rates, home prices putting pressure on housing affordability

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the combination of rising mortgage rates and home prices slamming affordability. Read Article

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 09:48:00 PDT

Cramer warns that a 5% mortgage rate is the 'line in the sand' before the economy really gets hurt

"The mortgage rate is very high in this country," putting a drag on the economy as housing-related companies struggle, CNBC's Jim Cramer says. Read Article

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 07:23:00 PDT

This NY farmhouse was built in 1687 and is now listed for $1.3M: Take a look inside

It's the oldest existing farmhouse in Scarsdale. Read Article

Sun, 21 Oct 2018 12:18:00 PDT

Trump's 'opportunity zones' are popular with investors, but they might offer less benefit to voters

The Trump administration announced new tax rules to help spur investment in economically distressed neighborhoods. While investors can expect immediate tax breaks, the benefits to voters in targeted neighborhoods are harder to measure. Read Article

Fri, 19 Oct 2018 12:17:00 PDT

Investors can get big tax breaks if they invest in 'opportunity zones' under new Treasury rules

The opportunity zones come with several tax advantages. Capital gains placed in a certified opportunity zone fund will not be taxed through the end of 2026 or when the investment is sold, whichever comes first. Read Article

Fri, 19 Oct 2018 08:30:00 PDT

Home equity has come 'roaring back' from the recession and owners are poised to tap it

With home equity at an all-time high, homeowners could start turning more often to this source of lower-cost debt. Read Article

Fri, 19 Oct 2018 08:03:00 PDT