Political Economy: Housing


Posted at 10:25 AM ET, 07/29/2011

Mortgage interest tax deduction a debt talk target?

Trimming the mortgage interest tax deduction has become an issue in debt reduction talks — yet again.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:25 AM ET, 07/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:41 AM ET, 07/27/2011

Delaware, Mass. investigate mortgage clearinghouse MERS

Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems is cooperating with a Delaware investigation of its business practices.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:41 AM ET, 07/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:39 AM ET, 07/26/2011

Washington homes buck national housing price decline

Washington home prices rose 1.3 percent over the past year as national prices fell.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:39 AM ET, 07/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:36 AM ET, 07/20/2011

Existing home sales slip, prices stabilize

Home sales slipped in June, according to a report from The National Association of Realtors

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:36 AM ET, 07/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:50 PM ET, 07/19/2011

Home construction sees sharp rise

A new report from the Commerce Department shows new home construction has jumped 14.6 percent in June.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:50 PM ET, 07/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 07/14/2011

Foreclosure numbers should be higher, report says

Foreclosure numbers for 2011 look lower due to paperwork delays

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:02 AM ET, 07/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:30 AM ET, 01/19/2011

Economic agenda: Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011

At 8:30 a.m. -- The Commerce Department releases housing starts, which forecasters expect will show that builders pulled back a bit in December. Analysts are looking for an annual rate of 550,000 housing units started, down 0.9 percent from November....

By Neil Irwin  |  06:30 AM ET, 01/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  *Economic agenda | Tags:  housing starts