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Hedge funds and other groups are spreading bad information about the reform of Fannie and Freddie, says the Mortgage Bankers Association president.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest March new home sales data. Diana Olick provides insight on the huge miss.
Sales of new U.S. single-family homes tumbled to their lowest level in 8 months, dealing a setback to the housing market recovery.
Despite warmer weather, relatively stable interest rates and more homes coming on the market for sale, mortgage applications fell last week.
Jed Kolko, Trulia chief economist, discusses whether home ownership is the best long-term investment for most Americans.
CNBC's Diana Olick takes a look at what's prompting the slump in existing home sales.
Forget the harsh winter. Higher home prices are stifling sales around the country, and low inventories aren't helping.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the latest March existing home sales data.
A quick peak at some hot home listings in Atlanta, Georgia, with Adesola Badon, Berkshire Hathaway.
Discussing home foreclosures in the city of Detroit, with Dani Babb, The Babb Group CEO, and Charlie LeDuff, author of "Detroit: An American Autopsy."
WASHINGTON, April 16- U.S. housing starts rose but below market expectations and building permits fell in March, pointing to underlying weakness in the housing market that could persist despite improving weather.
U.S. housing starts rose less than expected in March and building permits fell, pointing to underlying weakness in the market.
CNBC's Rick Santelli has the latest numbers on housing. And CNBC's Steve Liesman provides perspective on what it indicates about the health of the bond market.
WASHINGTON, April 16- U.S. housing starts rose less than expected in March and building permits fell, pointing to underlying weakness in the housing market that could persist despite better weather. The Commerce Department said on Wednesday groundbreaking increased 2.8 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 946,000..
Applications for U.S. home mortgages rose last week as interest rates declined, an industry group said on Wednesday.
Land shortage may provide an unforeseen roadblock to U.S. housing market's full comeback.
WASHINGTON, April 15- U.S. consumer prices firmed a bit in March, as food and housing rental costs rose in a possible sign that a disinflationary trend had run its course. "The sharp upswing in housing costs could be an early signal of a more sustained push higher in inflation," said Millan Mulraine, deputy chief economist at TD Securities in New York.
"It's nothing more than a land grab," said a business owner in Philadelphia over efforts by the city to take his property.
With recent signs that housing may be slowing down a bit, Nobel Prize-winning economist Robert Shiller told CNBC on Tuesday that he'd still describe the recovery as strong.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest April home builder sentiment data.
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