Homeowners Have Had It Good. Too Good, Says the Tax Bill.

The tax code has long offered rewards for buying rather than renting, an equation that has troubled some economists — and that the Republican bill upends.

Real Estate Agents Mobilize to Shield Homeowners on Tax Plan

Some economists say the Republican bills, by curbing or eliminating key deductions, could hurt property values, raise mortgage rates and reduce sales.

Tax Change on Mortgages Could Shake Up the Housing Market

The Republican plan to rein in the interest deduction is a blow to builders and owners of more expensive homes, along with the real estate industry.

Household Debt Makes a Comeback in the U.S.

By MICHAEL CORKERY and STACY COWLEY May 17, 2017 It took nearly a decade, but debt has made a comeback. Americans have now borrowed more money than they did at the height of the credit bubble in 2008, just as the global financial system began to...