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Homebuilder confidence in buyer traffic is up 5 points, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.
Sentiment among U.S. home builders took a sharp jump in June to the highest level of the year, despite rising costs for consumers.
Standard Pacific Corp and Ryland Group Inc said they would merge to become the fourth-largest homebuilder in the United States.
Some underwater borrowers are stuck in place, unable to sell without paying into their mortgages.
Sydney home prices may have surged, but even Australia's top policy makers can't agree on whether the market is a bubble.
A resurgence in the move-up buyer, who had been stuck in place throughout the recession, is boosting San Diego's housing sales.
Empty homes in the foreclosure process are on the rise, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.
Check out three properties in San Diego, with Geoffrey Schiering, San Diego Real Estate Pros.
What do changing mortgage rates mean for the average home buyer? CNBC's Diana Olick says it does make a difference.
Homes that sat vacant but not repossessed are now being pushed aggressively through the foreclosure process as home prices rise.
David Blitzer, S&P Dow Jones Indices, weighs in on what's prompting the jump in mortgage applications as fears rise that interest rates will move higher and home prices lift.
CNBC's Diana Olick takes a look at homes that are in the foreclosure process but banks haven't closed on them yet.
The jump in interest rates' to their highest level this year caused a surge in mortgage applications. Why? Fear that rates will move even higher.
As another rate cut may worsen Sydney's housing bubble, RBA governor Glenn Stevens may try to jawbone the Aussie dollar at his speech on Wednesday, says Campbell Dawson, director at Elstree Investment Management.
How rising interest rates could impact the real estate business, with David Neithercut, Equity Residential CEO.
Digging deeper into the real home retention problem, with CNBC's Diana Olick.
Efforts by borrowers and the government to help many homeowners have not kept them from the risk of losing their houses.
Richard Kovacevich, former Wells Fargo chairman and CEO, discusses the impact rising interest rates will have on buyers and the housing industry.
CNBC's Diana Olick provides insight to the moves in the 10-year yield, and mortgage rates.
With the new normal on the popular 30-year fixed loan at 4.25 percent, it holds new ramifications for buyers, sellers and home prices.