Rising rates, in addition to tighter underwriting and fast-rising home prices, have pushed borrowers away from larger lenders.» Read More
CNBC's Robert Frank tours a $1 million mansion in Boca Raton, Florida. To help you fill the 9 car garage, the seller will throw in a Rolls Royce Phantom.
Residential construction jobs grew in November, and employment data in hard hit housing areas was slightly ahead of national growth. However, CNBC's Diana Olick reports rates are decidedly higher from last week and affordability is shrinking.
The median sale price for single-family homes in Miami is up 19 percent year over year at $220,000. Century 21 Premier Elite Realty president & CEO Patricia Delinois, shares this week's power house.
The U.K. government is to introduce a new levy on foreign homebuyers, raising concerns that this could put the brakes on London's property market.
Grainne Gilmore, head of UK residential research at Knight Frank, and Ben Habib, CEO of First Property Group, discusses the U.K.'s latest housing policy and whether the housing market is in bubble territory.
Rajeev Talwar, group executive director of DLF, says there should be no barriers to foreign companies wanting to invest in India as it will be good for business.
Singapore real estate is in danger of losing some of its shine, as the market had slipped four places in 2014, down from third place this year.
Many Americans are still skittish about US real estate but Chinese buyers are snapping up property in hot US markets, said Dolly Lenz.
David Lykken, Mortgage Banking Solutions managing partner, and Christopher Thornberg, Beacon Economics principal, debate a specific section of Dodd-Frank that requires lenders to verify borrower's ability to pay back their loan.
CNBC's Diana Olick breaks down the surge in new home sales for October and the skepticism surrounding the reading.
Digging into high new home sales data, with Diane Swonk, Mesirow Financial chief economist, Jed Kolko, Trulia, Inc. chief economist; and Dan Greenhaus, BTIG. "This is a modest improvement in new home sales," says Kolko.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports on 2 months worth of home sales data. Refinance applications are now down 50 percent from their peak in May.
Total applications are down 12.8 percent week-to-week, and the average rate on the 30-year fixed conforming loan crossed the 4.5 percent mark, reports CNBC's Diana Olick. Mortgage bankers say the numbers are still skewed due to the holiday week.
Dolly Lenz, Dolly Lenz Real Estate founder, discusses buying verse renting, and Chinese investors' impact on home buying in New York.
The average rate for a 30-year mortgage fell 30 basis points, and new home sales responded with their biggest monthly jump in more than 33 years.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the ISM non-manufacturing index for November is 53.9. Diana Olick weighs in on the housing data.
Tom Porcelli, RBC Capital Markets chief U.S. economist, and Rob Morgan, Fulcrum Securities chief investment strategist, discuss the recent market correction and the taper. CNBC's Steve Liesman weighs in.
Spencer Rascoff, Zillow CEO, offers his insights to companies that want to go public or have recently debuted on one of the exchanges.
Spencer Rascoff, Zillow CEO, shares his thoughts on the slowdown in housing and the likely trends in real estate next year.
The House Judiciary Committee is holding a hearing on Obamacare, and how the president executed the law. CNBC's Rick Santelli, says the hearing is "crucially important."
Rising rates, in addition to tighter underwriting and fast-rising home prices, have pushed borrowers to smaller lenders.
After delays due to the government shutdown and a large downward revision for August sales, gains aren't what they seem.
It may be time to lock in rates as the average 30-year-fixed mortgage jumped to 4.5 percent Monday.