Personal Finance Advice and Commentary

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 3:52 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

Fewer homeowners are set to lose their homes as the housing market improves.

Thursday, July 18, 2013 7:37 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

Multifamily construction led a decline in housing starts.

Friday, May 17, 2013 3:18 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

At the start of the traditional buying season, housing news is mixed.

Thursday, December 06, 2012 3:27 pm
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

Don’t look past the clouds just yet — the recent drop in foreclosure starts may be due to an administrative change.

Tuesday, August 16, 2011 10:16 am
By Judy Martel · Bankrate.com

The latest housing starts depict a market that remains gridlocked by a glut of unsold homes and a weak economy. According to the Commerce Department, permits to build new homes in July fell 3.2 percent and the number of new homes being built slipped 1.5 percent. That’s the bad news. The good news is that the