CNBC's Diana Olick reports from Rockville, Maryland, where home builders are seeing a boost to consumer confidence from lower oil prices.» Read More
HELOC's which are usually second mortgages jumped over 17 percent for the quarter according to Inside Mortgage Finance, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.
Home equity loans jumped by 17 percent in the third quarter, but homeowners are being smarter about using the cash.
HELOCs, or home equity line of credit, which are usually second home mortgages, jumped over 17 percent in the third quarter. CNBC's Diana Olick reports volume is still historically low.
Following news that Beijing issued draft rules for insuring bank deposits, Alaistair Chan, Economist at Moody's Analytics, says the move is in line with China's recent easing measures.
Peter Boockvar, Chief Market Analyst at The Lindsey Group, says Wall Street shares are "extraordinarily overbought" at the moment due to expectations of central bank support.
CNBC's Mary Thompson and Jane Wells showcase two million dollar homes, Brick Duplex and Secluded Digs. Superbroker Dolly Lenz weighs in on which listing is the better value.
CNBC's Steve Liesman digs deep into today's disappointing housing data.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports October new home sales rises 0.7%, and Diana Olick reports the October pending home sales disappoint and fall 1.1% from September.
U.S. home buyers signed fewer contracts to buy existing homes in October, but new home sales rose for a third straight month.
CNBC reporters will showcase properties in their own childhood housing markets in the latest edition of the, "Million Dollar Home Challenge."
After a sizable jump in application volume two weeks ago, last week was payback time in the mortgage market.
Super Broker Dolly Lenz compares two million dollar homes to see which one offers the better bang for your buck.
Housing is the 'linchpin' of the U.S. economy. Where there is the strongest job growth - like Texas - there will be the strongest housing market says Nishu Sood, homebuilder analyst at Deutsche Bank.
Banks are "structurally exposed" to house price movements, Claudia Buch, deputy president of the Bundesbank warned.
CNBC's Rick Santelli speaks to Mark Hanson, M Hanson Advisers, about housing metrics, weak demand and the issue of seasonality.
The S&P/Case-Shiller's 20-city composite index shows home prices rose 4.9 percent in September versus a year ago. Robert Shiller, Yale University professor and co-founder of Case-Shiller Index, provides insight to the housing recovery.
While not exciting, the report shows "seasonally adjusted home prices are still growing," economist Robert Shiller says.
CNBC's Diana Olick provides insight to a new report from Auction.com, which predicts November sales will be flat month-to-month, but higher than a year ago.
With home prices rising and fewer distressed homes to buy, large-scale investors are being replaced by their smaller counterparts and individuals.
CNBC's Jim Cramer speaks to Lennar CEO Stuart Miller, about the U.S. housing recovery. Miller says mortgage finance impairment is keeping housing improvement constrained to a narrow band.
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