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U.S. Stocks Pull Back From Record Levels in Midday Trading

U.S. stocks are pulling back from record levels in midday trading Monday. Investors are disappointed with China dampening hopes of additional stimulus and weak housing data at home.

Existing Home Sales Show August Slide, Prices Still Rising

U.S. existing-home sales fell 1.8% in August from July to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.05 million, according to the National Association of Realtors.

Tighter Labor Market and Inflation are Key to the Recovery

Housing has made a recovery due to jobs, with Texas as the key market followed by Florida and the Southeast region.

U.S. Home Prices Dip in June as Widespread Gains Continue to Ease

Increases in U.S. home prices are experiencing a widespread slowdown, according to the S&P Case-Shiller composite index of 20 metropolitan cities.

MNI Reality Check: Tight Supply Lifts NYC Housing Prices

Here's a snapshot of the Manhattan housing market as seen from the vantage point of real estate agents on the ground.

Wall Street Rallies, Nasdaq to Close at its Highest in 14 yrs

U.S. markets closed higher on Monday as easing geopolitical tensions led to a rally on Wall Street.

How Much House Can You Afford? Here Are the Rules of Thumb

Buying a home is a rite of passage in America, one that 90% of us will make at some point in our lives, according to estimates from Freddie Mac.

Starwood Waypoint CEO: More Homes, Better Occupancy Boosting Cash Flow

The addition of 1,900 homes to its portfolio and success on the leasing front is driving the revenue surge at Starwood Waypoint, said the company's Co-CEO Gary Beasley.

Buy or Rent? 4 Things to Consider Before You Take the Plunge

If you're a renter, you've probably heard you're throwing away money each month.

Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff Says Housing is Localized, Complicated

Zillow chief executive officer Spencer Rascoff weighs in on the choppy picture of the housing market right now.