New home prices in China rose in 69 of 70 major cities in August from the previous year, official data showed on Wednesday, same showing as in July, backing the case for more cooling measures from the government.
CNBC's Diana Olick looks back at the collapse of the housing market five years ago and whether it could happen again.
American Campus Communities' shares are down 28 percent this year as investors worry there's a glut in student housing and that enrollments will drop.
There were fewer U.S. foreclosures in July than a year ago, while properties in the foreclosure pipeline also fell, according to CoreLogic data.
Shari Olefson, author of "Foreclosure Nation," and Tanya Marchiol, CEO of Team Investments, discuss the decline in recent housing data and what it indicates about the recovery.
"That seems to me to violate the Constitution," said Judd Gregg, SIFMA CEO, discussing the "Golden State's" plans to become the first nation to use "eminent domain" as a way to stop foreclosures.
Shari Olefson, author of "Foreclosure Nation", tells CNBC that the biggest problem in the US is still inventory but some of those foreclosures are starting to work through the system.
Nearly half of the mortgages modified in 2009 under the Obama administration's signature homeowner rescue effort are in default again, according to a new report.
New foreclosures are falling, reports CNBC's Diana Olick, and bank repossessions are down 35 percent from a year ago.
Fewer foreclosures were completed in May compared to a year ago, while the number of houses in the foreclosure process also declined as the market continued to heal, according to a new study.
Singapore's central bank on Friday introduced rules to ensure that a property buyer's monthly payments do not exceed 60 percent of his income, a move aimed at cooling the housing market.
The first official report is out on how big banks have changed or not changed their lending practices since the revelation of robosigning and other foreclosure problems, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.
CNBC's Diana Olick looks at the growing market for jumbo loans. Fred Glick, US Loans Mortgage president, and Christopher Mayer, real estate professor at Columbia University, discuss the Fed's impact on jumbo loans and why they're increasing.
Home prices have been soaring lately amid lack of supply, but now new numbers point to a shift, reports CNBC's Diana Olick. Discussing concerns over mortgage interest deduction cuts, with Ben Harris, Tax Policy Center.
There has been a sudden rise in bank repossessions, which is the final stage of a foreclosure when the bank takes your home, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.
Investors have been instrumental in the housing recovery. CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the rate of home price appreciation.
New York state plans to sue HSBC for allegedly ignoring a law designed to protect homeowners from being thrown into foreclosure without chance to renegotiate their mortgages.
US home prices soared 12.1 percent in April from a year earlier, the biggest gain since February 2006, as more buyers competed for fewer homes.
CNBC's Rick Santelli, and Robert McKendry, TJM Institutional Services, compare the advantages and disadvantages of multi-family versus single-family housing.
Tanya Marchiol, CEO of Team Investments, highlights the positive signs in the U.S. housing market, but warns that there is still a long way to go and that the picture is different in separate states.