The latest news on real estate
National alarm about housing overshadows pockets of local strength, researcher says.
Real estate site will match lenders with borrowers, who can remain safely anonymous.
Only falling prices--not Washington intervention--can resolve the housing crisis.
California home prices drop by 26 percent in a year.
Still, its first-quarter performance is better than expected.
Real estate price declines help to get supply-and-demand metrics in line, stimulate home buying.
But it's too early to predict a trend, economist says.
The Fed chief may be more concerned about the housing slump than we knew.
Higher inflation could push investors toward hard assets.
Prices bottoming out, new report says.