- Eviction protections for renters will extend beyond June in these locations
With millions of Americans still behind on their rent, some states and cities will continue to ban evictions after the national moratorium expires.
- Here are some money moves to make while the Fed keeps rates near zero
Rock-bottom rates can help some Americans save money, especially if they can pay down high-interest debt or take out a low-interest loan.
- Mortgage refinances rebound as rates drop temporarily to lowest level in a month
After three straight weeks of declines, mortgage demand came crawling back, thanks to a drop in interest rates.
- Rents for single-family homes just saw the largest gains in nearly 15 years
With home prices sky high, demand for single-family rental homes is soaring – and so are the rents.
- Lumber prices soar 275% in the pandemic, shutting out homebuilders: CNBC After Hours
- A Covid-era lease break for retailers looks set to become industry standard, WSJ reports
Flexible leasing agreements allowed retailers to manage costs and have been particularly helpful for new retailers, the Journal reported.
- With eviction ban expiring in 14 days, many states have given out under 5% of rental assistance
Many states have been slow to give out the billions of dollars in rental assistance allocated by Congress. That could soon result in a wave of evictions.
- Homebuilder sentiment drops to 10-month low, as construction costs drive prices higher
Rising construction costs are sidelining buyers and making it harder for some builders to get construction loans.
- London's most expensive penthouse offered in a whisper listing for $247 million
The nine-figure trophy flat, owned by London real estate developer Nick Candy, spans two floors at 9,000 square feet per level, with a total of five bedrooms.
- With many Americans house rich, here are the best ways to tap your home for cash
The amount of money borrowers can take out of their homes, or so-called tappable equity, is at a record high. If you want to cash out, here are your options.
- This researcher is trying to flip the script about student loan forgiveness
Critics of student loan forgiveness say it would benefit the already well-off, since college degrees lead to higher earnings. New research suggests otherwise.
- Redfin CEO says the housing market has cooled off slightly — and that's a positive
"For the past couple of weeks, housing has been hot instead of blazing hot," Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman told CNBC on Friday.
- A massive wave of evictions could be coming. Who's at risk?
Even as the covid pandemic fades, more than 10 million Americans are behind on their rent. Single mothers and Black families are most at risk of eviction.
- A third of Americans found errors on their credit reports. Here's how to fix those mistakes
Before you try to take out a mortgage or a car loan, check your credit report. It may have a mistake that could cost you.
- Homeowners got $2 trillion richer during the first three months of the year
Home prices have been soaring, so homeowners have been getting richer, at least on paper. The equity numbers are staggering.
- After a dramatic seven-year renovation, an $87 million mansion hits the market in Bel-Air
The Bel-Air mansion's makeover was nearly a total teardown, its owner said. Only one wall from the old house is still standing.
- Here are tips on whether you should eliminate that mortgage in retirement
Experts say retirees should consider a variety of factors when evaluating whether paying off their mortgage makes sense for their situation.
- Mortgage rates drop, but not enough for priced-out homebuyers
Mortgage rates fell slightly last week, but not enough to light a fire under mortgage demand.
- This new community will have 21,000 homes – and net zero carbon emissions, developer says
More than 21,000 homes are going up in a new community that its developer says will be the largest net-zero development in the nation.
- Lumber executive sees further relief in sky-high prices, says delaying building projects makes sense
Lumber industry veteran Kyle Little said it's sensible to delay building projects due to high wood costs. "We do see some relief over the next six to 12 months."
- Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff expects half or more of employees to work from home after the pandemic: 'The past is gone'
In an interview on Monday, Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff said that the number of employees working from home will remain high even after the Covid pandemic ends.
- Rare activist investor showdown in the Gulf sees Dubai's Emirates REIT cancel debt restructuring plan
Emirates REIT's lenders blocked its planned changes and raised "serious concerns" about its transparency and governance.
- This renter got more than $5,000 in assistance. Here's what you need to know about applying
After a rocky start, states are speeding up their distribution of over $45 billion in rental assistance. What you need to know about applying for the relief.
- More than 14% of renters are still behind as national eviction ban comes to an end
Even as the Covid pandemic fades, more than 14% of renters are behind on their rent, according to an analysis by The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.
- The national eviction ban expires this month. But renters still have protections in these states
A 10-month-long national ban on evictions will soon expire, but renters in New York, New Jersey, Vermont and elsewhere will continue to have protections.
- How to avoid overspending in this hot housing market
You have to have a clear plan in place before you start looking for your next home, experts say.
- Why it may be hard to close the racial wealth gap without forgiving student debt
Biden wants to close the racial wealth gap. But without forgiving student debt, activists say, he won't get far.
- Housing boom may be cooling as weekly mortgage demand drops again
High prices and low supply are finally taking some of the heat out of the housing market, and mortgage demand is following suit.
- Millions of Americans could face eviction as housing protection expires in June
More than 11 million Americans are behind on their rent and many could face eviction when national housing protection expires in June.
- Young military families tap veteran benefits to buy homes in a hot real-estate market
"Veterans are absolutely planting roots in communities across the country," said Chris Birk, director of education at Veterans United, a lender for homebuyers.