California starts restricting water use in a few weeks because of the state's devastating drought. Everyone is under orders to cut back, even celebrities who can afford to pay the fines--a new effort to spotlight big names who are also big water users.
Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates are up this week to the highest level since mid-March.
The poshest of luxury homes are acquiring the cachet of a masterwork by Picasso or Matisse.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk is trying to steer his electric car company's battery technology into homes and businesses as part of an elaborate plan to reshape the power grid with millions of small power plants made of solar panels on roofs, batteries in garages.
U.S. home prices climbed at a faster pace in February than the previous month, driven by higher sales and a limited supply of available houses.
Airbnb, the site that now offers more than a million listings in over 190 countries, is launching its first worldwide television ad. However, the company still faces critics. "Time 100" honoree and Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky discusses his lodging site.
Sales of new U.S. homes plummeted in March, as the spring buying season opened with sharp declines in the Northeast and South. The Commerce Department said that new-home sales fell 11.4 percent last month.
Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates are down slightly this week and remain near historic lows. Mortgage giant Freddie Mac says the national average for a 30-year fixed -rate mortgage slipped to 3.65 percent from 3.67 percent last week.
U.S. home sales bloomed in March after a brutal winter, a sign of possible newfound momentum for housing.
Living in an apartment? Expect your rent to go up again. Renting has gotten increasingly expensive over the last five years. The average U.S. rent has climbed 14 percent to $1,124 since 2010, according to commercial property tracker Reis Inc.