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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.
Homeowners are gaining back much needed equity as home prices go up, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.
CNBC's Scott Cohn crunches the numbers and shares what it takes to become one of the the top 10 states for business.
Just as America's homeowners were finally coming up for air, they are suddenly turning more negative on the housing market, according to a new survey from Fannie Mae.
James Grosfeld, former Pulte Home chairman and CEO, explains how a significant rise in interest rates will limit the number of families applying for mortgages.
Richard Hoey, BNY Mellon, and Phil Orlando, Federated, provide perspective on the Fed's tapering program, and take a look at major headwinds facing the markets.
Andy Brough, fund manager at Schroders, talks to CNBC about UK housing and how the idea of pouring more debt on people to buy an asset which looks overpriced is going to end in tears.