More Americans signed contracts to buy homes in March, but sales were uneven across the country and were not enough to signal a rebound in the housing market. Full story
A government shutdown caused by Congress’s budget impasse would have ripple effects that would be felt around the country. NBC’s Pete Williams reports.
Real estate analyst Danielle Babb talks about the effect on the housing market, tax returns and the processing of small business loans and mortgages.
According the the Federal Reserve, 60 percent of Americans saw their wealth decline during the economic downturn. The National Journal's Jim Tankersley says those invested in stocks and the housing market were especially hard hit.
Sales of new homes drop in February, a dismal sign for the housing market. NBC's Michelle Franzen reports.
A new housing report shows that though foreclosure filings fell 14% last month, nearly one in four U.S. homeowners are underwater on their mortgage.
BURBANK, CA - APRIL 11: A customer looks in the bathroom renovation department at Lowe's home improvement store on April 11, 2011 in Burbank, California. The home improvement market has seen an uptick in business as new housing market continues to be slow. Lowe's has reported that their spring sea