• Home builders to weather rising rates?     Friday, 9 Aug 2013 | 1:19 PM ET

    Mortgage applications to buy a new home jumped 14 percent in July, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.

  • Mortgage rate spike finally hits housing market Friday, 9 Aug 2013 | 11:26 AM ET

    The delay can be attributed to most potential homebuyers lock in mortgage rates early, and sale closings can take up to two months to be finalized.

  • Paul Miller, FBR Capital Markets; and Thomas Gorman, Dorsey and Whitney weigh in on charges against JPMorgan and PNC over mortgage related issues.

  • Banks face more housing headaches     Thursday, 8 Aug 2013 | 3:33 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis has the latest details on federal regulations taking aim at JPMorgan and PNC over mortgage related issues.

  • Power House: San Francisco real estate     Thursday, 8 Aug 2013 | 1:47 PM ET

    Checking on the real estate market in San Francisco, with McGuire Real Estate partner Jeff Salgado. This week's power house is listed for $1.295 million.

  • Future of Fannie and Freddie     Thursday, 8 Aug 2013 | 11:10 AM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick explains why the president is calling both lenders to be shut down despite strong second-quarter profits.

  • He's not buying a house—why is Obama on Zillow? Wednesday, 7 Aug 2013 | 3:59 PM ET
    President Barack Obama and Housing Secretary Shaun Donovan (L) tour Erickson Construction on August 6, 2013 in Chandler, Arizona.

    His housing situation is pretty sweet, yet President Obama took the unprecedented presidential move of going on Zillow. Here's why.

  • Obama: State of America's housing     Wednesday, 7 Aug 2013 | 2:25 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick reviews the president's thoughts on the U.S. housing market after his live Q&A with Zillow.com.

  • Obama's push for housing reform     Wednesday, 7 Aug 2013 | 1:06 PM ET

    President Barack Obama and Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff are hosting a virtual roundtable on housing reform. Paul Bishop of the National Association of Realtors and CNBC's Diana Olick discuss the president's plans.

  • Santelli digs for housing options     Wednesday, 7 Aug 2013 | 10:51 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli shares his thoughts about the president's plan for the government to extricate its role in mortgage financing.

  • What Zillow CEO hopes to hear from the president     Wednesday, 7 Aug 2013 | 10:15 AM ET

    Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff talks about the company's second-quarter earnings miss and what he expects to hear about the real estate market when he hosts a social media roundtable on housing policy with President Barack Obama on Wednesday.

  • Obama's 'home improvement'     Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 7:15 PM ET

    President Obama campaigned today about the housing recovery, and pushed for a "wind down" of mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Alex Pollock, AEI resident fellow, provides perspective.

  • President: Wind down Fannie, Freddie     Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 4:23 PM ET

    President Obama's plans to slowly wind down Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and replace them with private capital. Gene Sperling, Economic Council director, weighs in on the President's plan.

  • President's housing plans     Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 4:10 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports on President Obama's plan to overhaul Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. He wants more private capital in the mortgage market.

  • President Obama's plan for Phoenix     Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 1:06 PM ET

    Home prices are up 35 percent in Phoenix from where they were in September of 2011, and President Obama is sharing his proposal to dismantle Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, with CNBC's Diana Olick. Shaun Donovan, Housing and Urban Development secretary; and Jaret Seiberg, Guggenheim Partners, discuss the impact to home ownership.

  • Buying a home is not for everyone: HUD Secretary Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 12:06 PM ET

    The dream of buying a home won't be possible for all Americans, Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan told CNBC. "We need to recognize that as a country."

  • President Obama's housing plan     Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 10:31 AM ET

    President Obama wants to dismantle Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac and streamline the mortgage process, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.

  • Summer real estate season cooling off?     Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 8:50 AM ET

    Jed Kolko, Trulia chief economist, breaks down the latest data on home listings and whether it indicates a slowdown in the housing market.

  • Is China heading for a fall? Just look to the skies Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 7:36 AM ET
    A view of the under-construction Shanghai Tower

    The near-completion of the Shanghai Tower and the beginning of work on the world's tallest building in Changsha could be clear signs that the Chinese economy is heading for a fall.

  • President Obama's plan for housing reform     Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 7:34 AM ET

    Shaun Donovan, Housing and Urban Development secretary, provides a preview of President Obama's speech on housing later today in Arizona, including the shutdown of Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac and simplifying the mortgage application process.

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