[WASHINGTON] US consumer sentiment about buying a home ticked up in August as expectations about falling mortgage rates offset reduced optimism about home price appreciation and the timing to buy...

LLOYDS Banking Group Plc is snapping up Tesco Plc's mortgage portfolio for about £3.8 billion (S$6.36 billion) as the British bank bets the UK economy will hold up despite the prospects of a...

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US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell is facing a housing conundrum.

SAUDI Arabia is building a futuristic megacity with promises of talking robots and flying taxis, but for hundreds of thousands like academic Abdullah, a simple dream remains elusive - owning a...

ROBUST business loans more than offset the decline in residential mortgages, resulting in a 0.8 per cent month-on-month increase in total bank lending for the month of June.

MORTGAGE rates in the US were caught in a tug of war this week as economic news pushed them up and then pulled them down, leaving them back where they started.

THE framed coat of arms hanging in the headquarters of the Hanley Economic Building Society in Stoke-on-Trent depicts two squirrels in ermine robes above the motto "Save Safely, Build Surely",...

UNSURPRISINGLY, housing loans in Singapore shrank for the fifth straight month in May, as cooling measures introduced last July continued to work their way through the property market .

INVESTORS in Australian mortgage bonds are demanding higher premiums to buy the riskiest tranches of new debt, as a slowing economy stokes concerns a property downturn could get worse and increase...

MORE than a decade after the recession, one in 11 mortgaged properties in the United States is considered "seriously underwater", according to the home equity report by ATTOM Data Solutions.