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Lennar leads $70M funding round for real estate insurance startup Hippo

Lennar leads $70M funding round for real estate insurance startup Hippo

Lennar, the U.S. homebuilding giant, is leading a $70 million series C funding round for a home insurance startup...

Lennar to sell Rialto to Stone Point Capital for $340M

Lennar to sell Rialto to Stone Point Capital for $340M

Lennar Corp. will sell its Rialto Investment and Asset Management to the private equity firm Stone Point Capital for...

Most big cities across US show signs of housing market cool-down: report

Most big cities across US show signs of housing market cool-down: report

South Florida’s once booming housing market appears to be cooling down along with a majority of other metro areas...

Clockwise from left: A home in Lennar's new Arden development in Wellington, Fl., Green-Wood Cemetery, flooding in Miami.

National Cheat Sheet: Home Builders Association knocks Trump tax bill, houses across U.S. selling at fastest clip in 30 years … & more

Trump tax reform opposed by National Association of Home Builders The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) gave a thumbs-down response to President Trump’s tax...

Ryan Marshall

The CEO of one of the largest US homebuilders perfectly summed up the housing market

US real estate is so large and complex that it can sometimes be hard to get a good view...

New York sales help Toll Brothers more than double earnings

New York sales help Toll Brothers more than double earnings

Toll Brothers Inc. more than doubled its fiscal second quarter profit as the luxury home builder raised prices and...

A look at “spite houses” across the US

A look at “spite houses” across the US

 Ask any developer, building a house is no small task. So it takes a special level of vindictiveness to build an entire home out of spite. Nevertheless, houses built specifically to block a neighbor’s...

An AIA-award winning, fire-resistant home in Montecito, Calif. by Olson Sundberg Kundig Allen Architects (credit: Tim Bies)

Homebuilders increasingly use new fire resistant techniques

 A growing number of homebuilders have begun using fire resistant materials and designs in response to an unusually large...

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Homebuilders nix rate buydowns after buyers’ tepid response

  Homebuilders are getting rid of an incentive that allows buyers to reduce the interest rate on their mortgages,...

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Title insurers feel the pinch in government shutdown

Stocks prices for Fidelity National Financial, the largest title insurer in the U.S., are slipping as the federal government...

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