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Housing tipping back to a buyer’s market as sellers cut prices

More price cuts are cropping up on U.S. housing markets listings than a year ago. This signals a turn in the market, which has been largely a seller's market for the past few years. 

Homebuilder and construction stocks enter bear market

Stocks of major home construction companies fell on Wednesday, beleaguered by a slump in U.S. equity trading and a decline in homebuilder sentiment.

Homebuilder sentiment falls to the lowest point in almost a year as affordability concerns intensify

While sentiment is still relatively high, builders are increasingly concerned over rising home prices and material costs.

Weekly mortgage applications drop as homebuyers drop out

Mortgage interest rates ticked lower last week, but that wasn't enough to entice homebuyers, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.

Property is the only ‘safe bet’ for many Chinese families to invest in: Analyst

Stock market volatility could have led to more people to invest in real estate, which explain why house prices in China have increased, says David Ji of Knight Frank.

Guinness opens its first US brewery in 60 years

US fans of Guinness won't have to travel to Ireland to indulge in a fresh pint: Guinness just opened a $90 million brewery in Baltimore, USA Today reports. 

41 million Americans live in a flood zone. Here’s what you need to know about flood insurance

Millions of Americans live in flood zones and the damage can be devastating — especially without insurance, Bankrate reports. Here' are 5 things you should know.

NYC real estate tops new list with the most expensive per square foot rates in the US—some over $10K

A new report from real estate firm NeighborhoodX reveals New York City is the most expensive place to buy in the country on a per square foot basis.

Here’s why affordability in U.S. housing market is at record lows

Diana Olick analyzes a report by the National Association of Home Builders that reveals the trend of decreasing affordability in the U.S. housing market.

Housing affordability hits weakest level in a decade

CNBC’s Diana Olick reports on the state of housing as affordability weakens.