• Vacant Homes Will Drown Housing Recovery Wednesday, 27 Jul 2011 | 1:52 PM ET

    A new study found, "foreclosed homes go through more than a year of very high vacancy rates following the auction and are substantially more likely to be vacant up to 60 months after the foreclosure." 

  • Daily Realty Check     Wednesday, 27 Jul 2011 | 11:48 AM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports weekly mortgage applications fell last week, the sale prices for distressed properties continues to fall, and mortgage delinquency rates are predicted to fall in Q2.

  • Affluent Buyers Reviving Market for Miami Homes Wednesday, 27 Jul 2011 | 10:53 AM ET

    South Florida is the default capital of the country. Here in Miami-Dade County, one out of five households with mortgages is in foreclosure. Nearby Broward and Palm Beach counties are not far behind. Nearly 200,000 South Florida families are stuck in the mire of default the New York Times reports.

  • Housing: The Good, Bad & Ugly     Tuesday, 26 Jul 2011 | 3:32 PM ET

    Looking for the silver lining in today's housing market, with Darius Bozorgi, Veros Real Estate Solutions CEO, and Fred Glick, US Loans Mortgage CEO.

  • Realty Check Update     Tuesday, 19 Jul 2011 | 2:51 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports housing starts jumped 14.6% in June; legacy mortgage issues continue to hit BofA's bottom line, and mortgage default rates fell 2.02% last month.

  • JPMorgan Files Foreclosure on R&B Artist R. Kelly Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011 | 11:43 AM ET
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    Fame ain't no thing for JPMorgan.

  • Bank’s Deal Means More Will Lose Their Homes Tuesday, 12 Jul 2011 | 10:04 AM ET

    Tens of thousands of Bank of America’s most distressed borrowers could be evicted and lose their homes more quickly as a result of a proposed settlement between the bank, which is the country’s largest mortgage servicer, and investors in its troubled mortgage securities.

  • Realty Check Update     Monday, 11 Jul 2011 | 2:51 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports the number of foreclosure sales fell in May; PMI is paying underwater borrowers to stay current on their loans; and the Fed MBS portfolio shrunk by $11 billion.

  • The Mortgage Market: Buy Long Term?     Friday, 8 Jul 2011 | 7:42 AM ET

    Barry Habib, RPM Mortgage, explains why he is bullish on the long-term mortgage market.

  • A settlement over foreclosure practices between the nation's five largest mortgage servicers and the states attorneys general will not be reached by next Tuesday.

  • $1.2 Million Mansion for $10K? Wednesday, 6 Jul 2011 | 11:52 AM ET

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  • Phoenix Home Sales Hit 6-Yr High     Tuesday, 5 Jul 2011 | 2:50 PM ET

    Investors pushed Phoenix home sales to a 6-year high in May, but all on the low end, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.

  • Homeowners Get Break On Mortgage—Without Asking Sunday, 3 Jul 2011 | 10:14 AM ET

    As millions of Americans struggle in foreclosure, big banks are going to borrowers who are not even in default and cutting their debt or easing the mortgage terms, the NY TImes reports.

  • May Pending Home Sales Jumps 8.2%     Wednesday, 29 Jun 2011 | 10:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick has the data on May pending home sales up from last year.

  • May New Home Sales     Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 10:01 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli & Diana Olick have the data on new home sales.

  • Existing Home Sales Down     Tuesday, 21 Jun 2011 | 2:08 PM ET

    Analysis of the U.S. housing market , with Susan Wachter, Wharton professor of real estate & finance, and Patrick Newport, IHS Global Insight.

  • Existing Home Sales Fall Less Than Expected Tuesday, 21 Jun 2011 | 10:00 AM ET

    Sales of existing homes fell 3.8 percent in May, not as deep a drop as some had forecast, to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.81 million units.

  • Realty Check: Homebuyer Traffic Falls     Monday, 20 Jun 2011 | 11:49 AM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick has the details on slowing investor traffic.

  • Backlog of Cases Gives a Reprieve on Foreclosures Sunday, 19 Jun 2011 | 11:13 AM ET

    Many distressed homeowners have spent years wondering when they’re going to get kicked out. But the backlog of foreclosures has provided a reprieve. In New York, for example, it would take 62 years to process them all.

  • Housing Starts Up & Foreclosures Down     Thursday, 16 Jun 2011 | 4:22 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports signs of life in the housing market.