CNBC.com Managing Editor Allen Wastler reports the economy, threats to Obamacare and mortgages are the hottest topics for viewers on CNBC.com.» Read More
Credit availability rose 2.2 percent in July month-to-month, reports CNBC's Diana Olick. Refinances are now just 63 percent of all applications, and banks are looking for more business.
As mortgage rates rise and refinancings fall dramatically, banks are in search of new business. That, in turn, has them easing lending standards for some borrowers.
The growing trend among Americans to choose urban living over the suburbs is causing many home builders and mall operators to change their business models, says Leigh Gallagher, "The End of Suburbs" author.
Roger Altman, Evercore Partners chairman & founder, explains why he believe the U.S. economy is on the verge of coming back to life, with housing as the big driver of the economic comeback.
CNBC's Tyler Mathisen explores the real estate market in Atlanta, Georgia, with Prudential Georgia Realty's Sheree Knapp. This week's power house is listed for $425, 000.
Gary Kaminsky, Morgan Stanley vice chairman, shares what he's hearing from clients across the country on interest rates, Fed policy and the housing market.
Applications for mortgages have dropped 3 percent last week and the rise in rates seem to be having a large impact on housing. Melissa Cohn, Manhattan Division of Guaranteed Rate; Gina Sanchez, Chantico GLobal; Scott Minerd, Guggenheim Partners; and CNBC's Steve Liesman and Bob Pisani take a look at the impact.
Applications for U.S. home mortgages decreased last week with potential buyers shying away from the market as rates held near two-year highs.
David Bloom, global head of foreign exchange strategy at HSBC and Steve Sedgwick debate whether there is a bubble in UK housing market.
Is buying a home worth your money? According to Case-Shiller, home prices jumped 12 percent year-over-year in May. Ryan Serhant, Nest Seekers, and Steve Moore, Wall Street Journal, discuss.
Ken Rosen, Rosen Consulting Group, takes a look at the housing market. He says a lot of markets have still not recovered including Florida with a large foreclosure market. Paul Hickey, Bespoke Investment Group, weighs in.
The power of eminent domain has traditionally worked against homeowners, but now the city of Richmond, Calif., hopes to the legal tool to help people stay right where they are.
Adi Tatarko, Houzz co-founder & CEO, discusses how her company's mobile app allows users to track the cost of remodeling done by neighbors.
Robert Shiller, co-founder of the Case-Shiller Index, breaks down the latest numbers on housing and which cities are "bubbling up."
"That seems to me to violate the Constitution," said Judd Gregg, SIFMA CEO, discussing the "Golden State's" plans to become the first nation to use "eminent domain" as a way to stop foreclosures.
CNBC's Rick Santelli talks with James Bianco, Bianco Research, about the new GDP calculations, real earnings and the effects of low rates on housing.
The measure of home sales contracts signed but not yet closed slipped a bit last month but is still up nearly eleven percent from a year ago, reports CNBC's Carl Quintanilla. Michael Fredericks, BlackRock, and John Lonski, Moody's Capital Markets, provide their take on where to invest in this market.
Contracts to purchase previously owned US homes fell in June, retreating from a more than six-year high touched the prior month.
Shari Olefson, author of "Foreclosure Nation", tells CNBC that the biggest problem in the US is still inventory but some of those foreclosures are starting to work through the system.
In what ways you can invest in your home, and how it might impact selling your home, with CityLight Homes co-owners Dave Seymour and Peter Souhleris.