Articles by Handley, Meg
What needs to happen for the housing market to heal.
Pending home sales in October jumped to their highest level in almost a year.
Huntsman's new plan for financial overhaul calls for dismantling government mortgage giants.
Housing declines appear to be leveling out, but rock bottom still awaits.
30-year fixed-rate mortgages hovered around 4 percent this week.
Standard & Poor's estimates it will take almost four years to clear the nation's bloated supply of distressed properties.
A weak housing market and economy could mean more trouble for the government's mortgage insurer.
2011 has been a rough year, but economists think next year will be better.
Existing home sales rose in October, but contract failures are holding back a real recovery.