Jack Ablin, BMO Private Bank, and David Kelly, JPMorgan Funds, discuss today's labor report and what it indicates about the economy and its impact on the markets. This reaffirms a growth pattern, says Ablin.» Read More
CNBC's Mary Thompson reports on today's action in the home builders' space after dovish comments from Bernanke. And the Fast Money team has the trade on Microsoft's restructuring plans, Walgreen's dividend increase, and AMD's upgrade.
Rising rates are a worry: 30-year fixed rate mortgages have gone from 3.5 percent to about 4.5 percent in the past month. However, concerns that the housing recovery may be choked off by this is a bit premature.
David Bloom, Global Head of Foreign Exchange Strategy at HSBC says the markets will keep the taper tantrum alive, despite Ben Bernanke's supportive comments overnight.
CNBC's Diana Olick has insight on the impact rising mortgage rates has on housing. Fred Glick, U.S. Loan Mortgage, and Mark Goldman, C2 Financial, debate whether the interest deduction has a major impact on the housing market.
U.S. foreclosure activity in June fell to the lowest level since December of 2006, but certain states are seeing a rise in activity.
CNBC's Diana Olick explains how rising rates area impacting mortgage applications.
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.