Private homebuilder Woodside Homes is facing an involuntary petition filed by note holders in U.S. Bankruptcy Court.
Sales of newly constructed homes totaled an annual rate of 515,000 in July, slightly lower than expectations but also higher than June.
The sales of existing homes in the U.S. rise slightly in July, but the median sales price continues to fall.
The regional bank has $622.6 million in exposure to preferred stock of the two reeling government-sponsored entities.
The home-improvement giant's sales and earnings drop but not as much as expected.
The giant private equity firm, which aims to go public, is quietly forming a large fund to invest in real estate.
CEO cites growing pent-up demand from homebuyers who've postponed buying homes over the past three years.
Brian Harris, who ran the commercial real estate lending business at UBS' Dillon Read, is setting off on his own.