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Signed contracts to buy existing homes fell 4.3 percent in December from the previous month, according to a monthly index from the National Association of Realtors.
Adam Slater, managing director at Laxfield Capital, tells CNBC that their program will lend outside of prime central London but will focus on good quality properties with resilient valuations.
Faced with heavy competition from a hot rental market, some of the nation’s home builders are turning some of their resources to building multi-family, rental apartment buildings.
"The greatest concern in the market is the inventory situation," said Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Associate of Realtors.
New rules could make mortgage servicing more expensive, especially for those specialty servicers and level the playing field between them and the big bank servicers.
For nine straight months, national home prices have been in the positive, and the gains are only getting larger.
This new asset class could offer all kinds of investors a chance to get in on an old and well-tested source of revenue.
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac exacerbated the mortgage crisis and that's why the government should get out of the home loan business, former Wells Fargo CEO Richard Kovacevich told CNBC.
A $10 billion settlement to resolve claims of foreclosure abuses by major lenders is expected to be announced on Monday, sources said Sunday. The New York Times reports.
Despite the overall drop in foreclosures, a huge backlog of homes already in the foreclosures process are finally going back to the banks in big numbers.
FHA is short $56 billion in reserves, with Stephen Meister, Meister, Seelig & Fein; and SEIU activists are protesting outside Los Angeles Airport, with Mary Kay Henry, SEIU International president.
The housing recovery can't gather steam until tight-fisted banks loosen tough lending standards put in place after the worst housing crisis since the Great Depression.
Capital and liquidity rules for the biggest UK banks have been quietly relaxed in an effort to stimulate lending, a move that puts Britain at the forefront of a global experiment to use bank regulation to moderate the economic cycle.
The concerns about municipal finances are overdone, Alexandra Lebenthal, CEO of Lebenthal & Company, told CNBC’s “Closing Bell” on Friday.
Despite concerns about ballooning public pension expenses, municipal defaults are still relatively low, Alexandra Lebenthal, Lebenthal & Company president and CEO, told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” on Thursday.
The U.S. housing market is showing signs of recovery and investors should be looking at non-agency mortgages, the very asset class that prompted the global financial crisis, according to Gregory Perdon, Co-Chief Investment Officer at Arbuthnot Latham & Co.
The average new car auto loan grew as consumers are expanding the length of their loan, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.
Breaking down how Japan's debt compares to the U.S market, and where value exists, with Steven Tananbaum, GoldenTree Asset Management; Kyle Bass, Hayman Capital Management; and CNBC's Gary Kaminsky.
Investors pouring their money into long-term government bonds are deluding themselves into thinking they're getting safety against economic turmoil, hedge fund titan Paul Singer said.
Discussing the state of banks and their subprime customers, with Craig Maurer, CLSA equity analyst and Scott Valentin, FBR Capital Markets analyst.