U.S. developers broke ground on homes at a faster pace in July. But the rise was all due to apartment construction, which is typically volatile. By contrast, builders began work on fewer single-family homes -- the bulk of the market -- and sought fewer permits to build them.
Housing prices in the U.S. have been increasing by double digits recently, but a new analysis shows prices have been slower to rise in New Jersey, and the overall price increases will begin to cool down.
A major federal study has found that minority renters and homebuyers who test the housing market for discrimination were told about and shown fewer homes and apartments than their equally qualified white counterparts.