Jun 13, 2013 6:00am

Docktown’s ‘Floating Homes’ in Calif. in Limbo

Not quite boats or houses, the “floating homes” of Docktown are home to at least 60 households in Redwood City, Calif., a city that is trying to balance the interests of the community and the landowner of the property. A task force will meet on Thursday night… Read More »

By ABC News

May 28, 2013 7:32pm

4 ‘Real Money’ Tips to Follow Before You Put Your House Up for Sale

ABC News’ Paula Faris reports: The country is in the midst of a home-buying frenzy with Americans feeling confident enough to take advantage of record-low mortgage rates, and the 2 million Americans currently selling their homes are looking to cash in big time. According to… Read More »

May 28, 2013 11:03am

Home Prices Highest Since April 2006

Home prices in cities around the country surged 10.9 percent in the past year to highs last seen at the end of the housing bubble. Prices around the country rose the most since April 2006, though in most places they are still well below their… Read More »

Apr 30, 2013 10:55am

Home Prices Gain for 13th Straight Month

The U.S. residential real estate market continues to recover with prices rising for the 13th month in a row, according to the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Index, released Tuesday morning. The seasonally adjusted 20-city home price index rose 1.2 percent month-to-month in February, the 13th consecutive… Read More »

By Alan Farnham

Apr 25, 2013 10:11am

Home Price Appreciation Boom Slows

U.S. home values continue to appreciate, according to a new study released today, but the rate of appreciation is slowing. The Zillow Home Value Index rose to $157,600 as of the end of the first quarter, up 5.1 percent from a year ago and up 0.5 percent from the… Read More »

Apr 18, 2013 7:43am

Americans Expect Home Prices to Rise

Morning Business Memo… A new Gallup poll out this morning finds 51 percent of Americans expect home prices to increase in their area, up from 33 percent last year and above 50 percent for the first time since 2007. Also, 63 percent say their home… Read More »

Apr 10, 2013 11:35am

Many Americans Paying More for Homes Relative to Income

Despite ultra-low interest rates, an analysis by Zillow indicates that homeowners paid more for their homes in the fourth quarter of 2012 compared to relative to median income levels than they did from 1985 through 1999. This was the case for homeowners in 24 of… Read More »

Mar 26, 2013 11:21am

Home Prices Rise at Fastest Pace Since 2006

Home prices posted their biggest year-over-year increase since the summer of 2006, according to a new report out today, yet another sign of a housing market clawing back from a deep recession. The Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller home price index climbed 8.1 percent in January compared with a… Read More »

By Daniel Bean

Mar 22, 2013 1:03pm

Florida Bomb Shelter For Sale as ‘Ultimate Man Cave’

A relic of the 1960s Cold War nuclear scare is a real life bomb shelter in Ft. Pierce, Fla. It’s recently gone up for sale and could be all yours for just $499,500. Real estate broker Hoyt Murphy thinks there’s a good chance the listing… Read More »

Feb 26, 2013 11:18am

US Home Prices Show First Yearly Gain Since 2006

U.S.  home prices in 2012 saw the first yearly gain since 2006, when the housing bubble was just beginning to burst, according to the Case-Shiller home price index. Home prices in major cities across the country rose 7.3 percent in 2012.  Of the 20 cities… Read More »