As the year draws to a close, Southern California's housing market remains stuck in low gear.
Hoping to broaden the pool of home buyers and boost the real estate market, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are launching mortgage programs with down payments as low as 3%.
The debate over short-term rentals in Los Angeles is heating up.
As Los Angeles City Council members launch a push for tougher regulations on short-term rental housing, the industry’s biggest player has begun touting its impact on the city.
Despite often earning higher incomes, self-employed borrowers have a harder time getting a mortgage than their salaried peers, according to a new study out Thursday. And as the ranks of the self-employed grow, that's hindering the housing recovery.
After several bumpy years, the housing market should continue to smooth out in 2015, one of the nation’s leading housing economists says.