Rent skyrockets in March — especially in the Southwest

Nationwide, rental rates continue to rise, particularly in the Southwest, according to the latest data from CoreLogic, released Tuesday.

Housing starts surge in April

Housing starts in April rose by 5.7 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,235,000, according to the latest data from the U.S. Census Bureau.

Even as foreclosure rates drop, Florida feels the pain

Even as home delinquency rates across the country hit record lows, some cities in Florida experienced a spike in the number of foreclosure starts in April.

Foreclosure and delinquency rates continue to fall: CoreLogic

Delinquency rates have once again hit record lows, according to the latest data from CoreLogic, released Tuesday.

263K US jobs added in April — including 80K in real estate

The economy surpassed all expectations in April with employment across the country bolstered by 263,000 new jobs, including tens of thousands in the real estate industry, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Pending home sales rise for first time in 15 months: NAR

The National Association of Realtors’ Pending Homes Sales Index rose 3.8 percent from February to March, breaking a 15-month streak of straight drops.

Home prices rose in February

U.S. home prices are up a modest 0.5 percent from January to February, according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency.

New-home sales rose in March

New-home sales rose 4.5 percent from February to March and increased 3 percent year-over-year to a seasonally adjusted rate of 692,000.

Spring awakening? Homebuyer forecast rosier than first projected

For those expecting a rough homebuying season, there’s reason to remain hopeful. Realtor.com on Tuesday issued a revised forecast projecting a more robust market than originally predicted.

Existing-home sales declined in March after rebound in February

Existing-home sales fell 4.9 percent in March to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.21 million, according to data from the National Association of Realtors.