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  • New home sales fall 1.6% in February; KB Home orders tumble

    New home sales fall 1.6% in February; KB Home orders tumble
    So much for the glut of glowy economic news: The housing market remains wobbly as new home sales slipped for the second month in a row, sinking 1.6% in February. Sales of new properties for single families dipped to an annual rate of 313,000 from...
  • Bank of America turns foreclosure-facing homeowners into renters

    Bank of America turns foreclosure-facing homeowners into renters
    Bank of America: Lenient landlord? The bank is launching a pilot program that would allow customers with underwater mortgages to avoid foreclosure by becoming renters. In its testing stages, the Mortgage to Lease program will involve fewer than 1,000...
  • Pending home sales down monthly but up yearly

    Pending home sales down monthly but up yearly
    Indications that the housing market is shaky but generally improving are continuing to roll in: February’s pending home sales – which represent signed contracts for home purchases – are up over the year but down from January, according...
  • KB Home reports an unexpected profit in the fourth quarter

     
    Los Angeles homebuilder KB Home unexpectedly reported a fourth-quarter profit on Friday. The building titan delivered fewer homes than during the same period one year earlier and orders for new dwellings plunged. But the company sold properties at a...
  • SoCal housing market kicks off 2011 with a slump

     
    Southern California’s housing market kicked off 2011 with a slump. Sales were at their worst level for a January in three years and prices also dipped. The price declines, which were steepest in the Inland Empire, were driven by a......
  • KB Home launches MPG-like label for home energy efficiency

     
    Los Angeles-based homebuilder KB Home is taking a page from the car industry by slapping an efficiency label on all its new properties. Like automakers, who are rolling out a legion of electric and hybrid vehicles, residential construction companies are.....
  • Southland housing slump extends into March

     
    Southern California's housing market lacked vitality in March, a sign that the year could be a lackluster one for the region’s housing market as shoppers continue to sit out buying despite high affordability. The median price of a home in......
  • KB Home posts second-quarter loss

     
    Los Angeles home builder KB Home widened its loss in its second quarter as the housing market stalled and the company continued to suffer the fallout from the bankruptcy of a Las Vegas development. The company posted a net loss......
  • KB Home's loss widens, but orders for new homes rise

     
    KB Home's loss widened slightly in the third quarter as the nation's housing market continued to show weakness, though the company said orders for new homes increased....
  • KB Home earnings fall, but orders increase

     
    Los Angeles home builder KB Home posted lower earnings in the fiscal fourth quarter compared with a year earlier as the company sold fewer homes in higher cost areas. But another development signaled some cause for optimism: New orders for......
  • Cause/Effect

    Cause/Effect
    Some shrink when they see him coming. Maybe it’s the height, the silver hair, the intelligent, piercing eyes. More likely it’s the power of the stride, the determination in the walk, the purpose in the direction. And yes, the eyes. They call him Eli,...