Mortgage rates are still twice what they were a year ago, but home prices have been falling since June, and that’s finally making consumers feel better about what had been an overheated, highly competitive housing market. A monthly housing sentiment index from Fannie Mae showed sentiment improving from November toContinue Reading

Construction workers frame a new home being built by CastleRock Communities in the Sunfield neighborhood of Buda, Texas, U.S., on Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2021. Matthew Busch | Bloomberg | Getty Images Surprisingly strong housing demand, even in the usually slower season for housing, has homebuilders feeling increasingly confident. Builder sentimentContinue Reading