Kenneth R. Harney
Kenneth R. Harney
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Spring may not be the best time to put a house up for sale

Spring may not be the best time to put a house up for sale

A study finds that properties listed in winter sell faster and for better prices.

Tax benefits for homeowners look less than certain

Tax benefits for homeowners look less than certain

Senate panel favors extending real estate measures, but House chairman takes a different approach.

Critics call Fannie and Freddie fees excessive and harmful

Critics call Fannie and Freddie fees excessive and harmful

Mortgage giants are seen as partially responsible for declines in home purchases in recent months.

FHA retreats from full-month interest charges on closings

The Federal Housing Administration is ending its controversial policy, but only for future borrowers.