Applications for U.S. home mortgages slipped last week as refinancing applications dropped, an industry group said on Wednesday.» Read More
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest April home builder sentiment data.
Confidence among home builders in the market for new, single-family homes remained in a holding pattern in April, ticking up just one point.
Robert Shiller, Yale University economics professor, shares his thoughts on the pulse of the housing recovery. The components are showing weakness right now, says Shiller.
Robert Wetenhall, RBC Capital Markets home-building analyst, discusses how continued dislocation in the job market impedes household formation and puts a drag on the recovery.
CNBC's Rick Santelli and Vincent Fiorillo, DoubleLine Capital portfolio manager & founding member, discuss housing finance reform and the winding down of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
CNBC's Diana Olick provides insight on the flight to the safety of bonds, and its impacting mortgage rates. The average rate on the 30-year fixed went to its lowest in over a month on Thursday.
Big banks are willing to give up market share in originations to avoid having to service defaulted loans.
Doug Lebda, LendingTree chairman & CEO, weighs in on the health of the housing recovery as mortgage rates trend higher. The good news for consumers is you can qualify with a lower credit score and lower down payment, says Lebda.
U.S. home foreclosure filings slid 23 percent in March, helping bring first-quarter foreclosure activity to its lowest level since 2007.
U.K. house sales hit a six-year high in March, a survey revealed, but a supply shortage continues to send prices soaring.
Simon Rubinsohn, chief economist at RICS, highlights that while there's been a rebound in activity in U.K. housing, it's still a third down from its peak and lack of supply remains the main issue.
Barry Sternlicht, Starwood Capital chairman & CEO, discusses the launch of luxury brand Baccarat Hotels & Resorts, and eco-brand 1 Hotels & Resorts.
Barry Sternlicht, Starwood Capital chairman and CEO, explains why the thinks Jeb Bush should throw his hat in the ring and run as the Republican candidate for president.
I've owned Las Vegas Sands forever, says Barry Sternlicht, Starwood Capital chairman & CEO, sharing his thoughts on where he sees investment opportunities.
Barry Sternlicht, Starwood Capital chairman & CEO, shares his thoughts on the outlook on bonds and the economy. The weather really changed things, says Sternlicht.
TORONTO, April 8- Canadian housing starts fell more than expected in March and building permits dropped sharply in February, according to data released on Tuesday that suggests the country's robust housing market is cooling.
I don't understand the correlation between economic activity and the price stocks are trading for, says Sam Zell, Equity Group Investments chairman, sharing his thoughts on the markets and real estate.
I think it's going to be a good trade, I just don't think it's going to be an operating business, explains Sam Zell, Equity Group Investments chairman, sharing his views on investing in single-family real estate.
We're missing an awful lot of bounce, says Sam Zell, Equity Group Investments chairman, sharing his outlook on the economy. Also Zell explains why he doesn't expect to see 3% GDP this year. A lot of enthusiasm has waned, he says.
Sam Zell, Equity Group Investments chairman, discusses his move into California real estate and issues surrounding rent control of the property.