Total applications are down 12.8 percent week-to-week, and the average rate on the 30-year fixed conforming loan crossed the 4.5 percent mark, reports CNBC's Diana Olick. Mortgage bankers say the numbers are still skewed due to the holiday week.» Read More
Mortgage applications to purchase a home are down 28 percent in the last month, reports CNBC's Diana Olick. Mortgage analyst Mark Hanson expects a big drop in existing home sales and prices ahead.
Mortgage applications fell four percent last week, as rates rose to two-year high. CNBC's Diana Olick reports on how rising rates are impacting the housing market.
You don't see it now, and you won't for a few months, but higher mortgage raise will force a major pause in the housing recovery.
An unrelenting surge in interest rates for US home mortgages pushed borrowing costs to their highest level in two years, stymieing demand from potential homeowners.
Higher home prices, and potential higher interest rates have reignited investor interest in the rental market. CNBC's Diana Olick, offers insight.
How will historically low mortgage rates impact the relationship between buyers and sellers? CNBC's Diana Olick joins Aubrey Cohen, Seattle Post-Intelligencer; and Carolyn Said, San Francisco Chronicle, in a round table discussion tracking the housing recovery.
Just as the housing recovery was gaining steam, rising mortgage rates threw a wrench in it and turned down the heat. But it's not all bad news, not for rental apartments.
As interest rates rise, big apartment REITs like Avalon Bay and Camden are coming up, too, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.
The bargains are out there if you know where to look, Mario Gabelli says.
The rise in mortgage rates may cause an increase in demand for rentals, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.
Jonathan Gray of the Blackstone Group discusses how his group is profiting from global real estate investments and how to play the housing sector now.
Fewer foreclosures were completed in May compared to a year ago, while the number of houses in the foreclosure process also declined as the market continued to heal, according to a new study.
CNBC's Scott Cohn explains why Virginia and Utah are well-positioned for business and economic growth.
Egypt Sherrod, "Property Virgins" host, says she's seeing a dwindling in home re-financing but an increase in cash offers.
Discussing the coming stricter leverage rules, and the state of the housing industry, with Gordon Nixon, Royal Bank of Canada president & CEO. "It's not a bad thing," Nixon says.
CNBC's Kate Kelly reports on the lawsuit against the Treasury and Federal Housing Finance Agency by hedge fund Perry Capital. Under a 2012 amendment known as the "sweep amendment," profit sharing was eliminated, she says.
National home prices were up over 12 percent in May, reports CNBC's Diana Olick. Underwater borrowers now represent just under 15 percent of the active loan universe.
According to Fannie Mae's monthly survey, fewer people think now is a good time to buy or sell a home. CNBC's Diana Olick reports 57 percent of respondents expect mortgage rates to rise higher.
While housing is making a moderate recovery, prices are unlikely to return to the boom times before the bubble burst, former Pulte Chairman and CEO James Grosfeld told CNBC.
The law requires FHFA to be the conservator for Fannie & Freddie, and the lawsuit filed Sunday could very well end up in the Supreme Court, says Matthew McGill, partner in the law firm taking up the case.