• Unlocking home equity  Monday, 1 Dec 2014 | 4:36 PM ET

    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 is back and homeowners are loving it Monday, 1 Dec 2014 | 12:31 PM ET

    Home equity loans jumped by 17 percent in the third quarter, but homeowners are being smarter about using the cash.

  • Unlocking home equity  Monday, 1 Dec 2014 | 8:31 AM ET

    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.

  • Should investors expect more China reforms?  Sunday, 30 Nov 2014 | 5:46 PM ET

    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.

  • US is a 'hot potato' market: Boockvar  Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 5:23 PM ET

    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.

  • Million Dollar Homes: Brick Duplex vs. Secluded Digs  Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 10:51 AM ET

    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.

  • Pending home sales slightly down from September  Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 10:03 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman digs deep into today's disappointing housing data.

  • Key October housing data  Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 10:00 AM ET

    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.

  • Pending home sales fell 1.1% in October Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 10:21 AM ET

    U.S. home buyers signed fewer contracts to buy existing homes in October, but new home sales rose for a third straight month.

  • Million dollar homes: Home for the holidays Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 8:26 AM ET
    This million-dollar stone mansion, hosted several Thanksgiving dinners for CNBC’s Eamon Javers and his family friends.

    CNBC reporters will showcase properties in their own childhood housing markets in the latest edition of the, "Million Dollar Home Challenge."

  • Weekly mortgage apps drop again after recent surge Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 7:00 AM ET
    Pedestrians pass a sign advertising mortgages at a Citibank branch in New York.

    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.

  • Strong job growth means strong housing market: Pro  Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 5:50 AM ET

    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 'exposed' to house prices: Bundesbank  Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 2:50 AM ET

    Banks are "structurally exposed" to house price movements, Claudia Buch, deputy president of the Bundesbank warned.

  • Santelli Exchange: Fixing housing  Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 10:43 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli speaks to Mark Hanson, M Hanson Advisers, about housing metrics, weak demand and the issue of seasonality.

  • New urbanization taking hold: Shiller  Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 9:15 AM ET

    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.

  • Home prices up more than expected: S&P/Case-Shiller Tuesday, 25 Nov 2014 | 10:22 AM ET
    A house for sale in Sarasota, Florida

    While not exciting, the report shows "seasonally adjusted home prices are still growing," economist Robert Shiller says.

  • Smaller investors buying out big guys  Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 1:10 PM ET

    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.

  • Big investors pull back on housing Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 11:46 AM ET

    With home prices rising and fewer distressed homes to buy, large-scale investors are being replaced by their smaller counterparts and individuals.

  • Lennar CEO: Mortgage finance holding back housing  Monday, 24 Nov 2014 | 9:43 AM ET

    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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