[LONDON] UK mortgage approvals rose to a two-year high last month in a sign confidence may be returning to the market.

[SYDNEY] Australia's prudential regulator proposed loosening the criteria banks are required to use to assess people's ability to service home loans, sending shares in the sector higher on...

[SINGAPORE] Rising interest rates and the latest round of property curbs have put the brakes on mortgage demand at Singapore's banks, potentially further dragging down the city's housing...

[EAST STROUDSBURG, Pennsylvania] School bus driver Michael Payne was renting an apartment on the 30th floor of a New York City high-rise, where the landlord's idea of fixing broken windows...

[MIAMI] A decade ago, as the financial crisis raged in the United States, Jesus Rodriguez told his kids a fib: he was selling the family furniture because they were moving to Disney World.