My $1,200 Radon Job The Wall Street Journal (April 19, 2008)
As homeowners and builders rush to make dwellings healthier on all fronts, radon is emerging as a hot button in both new construction and resales. This column describes a radon remediation.
Momentum Builds for Foreclosure Relief CNN Money (April 18, 2008)
Congress isn't done debating how best to stem the foreclosure crisis, but one near-certainty has emerged: Lawmakers will pull together a housing bill that expands Washington's role in helping troubled borrowers.
Second-Home Buyers Go Condo The Wall Street Journal (April 18, 2008)
The second-home market is in a slump. But one type of vacation property is still showing signs of life: condos.
Execs See Credit, Housing as Big Threats AOL Money & Finance (April 18, 2008)
Turmoil in credit and housing markets will be the most significant threat to growth this year, according to a survey of top financial company executives released Friday.
Freddie Mac to Unveil Lenders' Pact The Wall Street Journal (April 17, 2008)
Freddie Mac is expected to announce Thursday an agreement with three major mortgage lenders aimed at making more funds available for large home loans.
Housing: Time to Halt Taxpayer Subsidies BusinessWeek (April, 17, 2008)
Even with the housing market declining, some pundits think it's bad policy to give homes preferential tax treatment over stocks and other investments.
Brokers Feel a Pulse in Home Market Reuters (April 16, 2008)
While the data says "no end in sight" for the housing crisis, real estate agents are beginning to see signs of life among people looking for homes to buy around the United States.
Mortgage Application Volume Up 2.5% CNN Money (April 16, 2008)
Mortgage application volume increased 2.5% during the week ending April 11, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's weekly application survey.