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Younger renters consider down payment and credit score to be top obstacles to getting a mortgage, according to a Fannie Mae survey.
Fed Chair Janet Yellen tells the Joint Economic Committee the economy continues to recover and a rebound in spending and production is underway. Yellen cautions on housing activity and says the sector bears watching.
After weeks of mortgage market weakness, loan applications rose last week, led by a surge in applications to purchase a home.
The vote had been delayed in order to build support for the plan that would wind down taxpayer-owned mortgage financiers Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
Just 46 percent of the people who strongly prefer a new home are willing to pay the 20 percent premium that new homes cost.
CNBC's Kate Kelly shares highlights from the Sohn Conference on what major hedge fund managers are thinking about the markets and U.S. economy.
CNBC's Robert Frank reports on the most expensive home listing and sale in America.
Jeff Gundlach, Doubleline CEO & CIO, looks honestly at current housing data, and why he's chosen to short the home builder sector ETF XHB.
New York City mayor Bill de Blasio has a ten-year plan to provide cheaper housing for the thousands who can't afford to live in the city.
CNBC's Robert Frank speaks to Ryan Serhant of Bravo's "Million Dollar Listing New York," about using highly produced films to sell high-end homes. Serhant recently made a movie about a $23 million penthouse in New York.
Lothar Mentel, chief investment officer at Tatton Investment Management, said the U.K. property market is looking "too hot" at the moment.
Here's why househunters in Miami, Chicago and... Lagos had better get ready for their dream homes to get pricier.
Warren Buffett also addressed concerns about Coca-Cola's controversial executive pay plan: "They've listened to shareholders before and I think they'll listen again."
Billionaire investor Warren Buffett was interviewed by CNBC's Becky Quick Thursday, as fans of the Oracle of Omaha make their annual pilgrimage to Berkshire Hathaway's annual meeting this weekend.
Real Estate titan Don Peebles, The Peebles Corporation chairman & CEO, discusses his level of interest in buying the Los Angeles Clippers as well as what he thinks is a fair price.
Real Estate titan Don Peebles, The Peebles Corporation chairman & CEO, assesses residential real estate and discusses the overall state of the housing market. Peebles also comments on his interest in purchasing the L.A. Clippers.
The U.S. family and demographics are changing. CNBC's Diana Olick and Steve Liesman take a look at how more and more young adults -- between 18 and 24 years old -- still live with their parents.
CNBC's Diana Olick on why home builders are focusing on move-up home and high-level buyers. Steve Liesman provides perspective on the supply story.
The signs are there that this should be a robust spring housing market, but it just isn't turning out that way. Here's why.
Discussing the current focus of investors, with Ward McCarthy, Jefferies & Company, and Katie Stockton, BTIG chief technical strategist.
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