• US pending home sales rise 0.2 percent Monday, 30 Dec 2013 | 10:00 AM ET

    Signed contracts to buy existing homes rose slightly in November, breaking a five-month negative streak, according to the National Association of Realtors.

  • November pending home sales up 0.2%  Monday, 30 Dec 2013 | 10:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports on the latest housing data.

  • New mortgage rules may favor the wealthy Friday, 27 Dec 2013 | 1:18 PM ET

    New mortgage rules are designed to protect borrowers and lenders from jumping into loans that might be too optimistic.

  • New mortgage rules in 2014  Friday, 27 Dec 2013 | 1:08 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick details the Qualified Mortgage Standard, the new mortgage rules designed to ensure that borrowers can repay their loans.

  • Most desirable celebrity neighbor  Friday, 27 Dec 2013 | 11:58 AM ET
    Jimmy Fallon appears on "The Tonight Show" with Jay Leno.

    If you could live next to any celebrity who would it be? CNBC's Carl Quitanilla shares Zillow's list of most and least desirable neighbors.

  • Time to own homebuilders is now: Analyst  Friday, 27 Dec 2013 | 10:14 AM ET

    Which homebuilders investors should own now, and how will new mortgage rules impact stocks, with Buck Horne, Raymond James housing analyst.

  • New mortgage rules coming  Friday, 27 Dec 2013 | 10:11 AM ET

    New mortgage rules are designed to protect borrowers and lenders, reports CNBC's Diana Olick. During the last housing boom, borrowers accepted loans they couldn't afford.

  • Dallas real estate: $262K average sales price  Thursday, 26 Dec 2013 | 1:45 PM ET

    Cindy O' Gorman, The O'Gorman Group Realtor, breaks down real estate in Dallas, Texas.

  • November new home sales dip after Southern surge Tuesday, 24 Dec 2013 | 12:20 PM ET
    New homes for sale at a development in Dublin, Calif.

    Contracts for newly built homes dipped slightly last month, and strong October numbers were revised even higher, according to a new report.

  • Nov. new home sales down 2.1 percent  Tuesday, 24 Dec 2013 | 10:04 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli and Diana Olick break down the "robust" housing numbers.

  • How higher rates are impacting new home sales Tuesday, 24 Dec 2013 | 10:00 AM ET
    Prospective buyers tour a new home for sale in Denver, Colorado.

    Sales of new US single-family homes fell modestly in November from a five-year high and prices pushed higher.

  • US bond market selloff weighs on mortgage apps Tuesday, 24 Dec 2013 | 7:13 AM ET

    Mortgage applications fell for a second week and hit a 13-year low as mortgage rates rose due to a bond market selloff.

  • IAC & PR exec. part ways after bad tweet  Monday, 23 Dec 2013 | 2:53 PM ET

    CNBC's Robert Frank provides insight on 3 homes for sale for $100 million. Also, Dominic Chu weighs in on the total outrage over IAC PR executive's tweet heard around the world.

  • Incoming FHFA director's big changes  Monday, 23 Dec 2013 | 2:41 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports why incoming FHFA director Mel Watt is delaying new Fannie and Freddie fees on mortgages.

  • Mortgage rates get a break from incoming regulator Monday, 23 Dec 2013 | 1:30 PM ET
    New homes for sale at a housing development in Dublin, Calif., on Dec. 4, 2013.

    Some of the nation's mortgage lenders are rushing to keep up with a change announced by the incoming head of the Federal Housing Finance Agency.

  • New mortgage fees delayed  Monday, 23 Dec 2013 | 1:06 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports why incoming FHFA director Mel Watt is delaying new fees on mortgages.

  • Non-agency MBS will perform well in 2014: Pro  Monday, 23 Dec 2013 | 5:30 AM ET

    Stuart Lippman, founder and CIO of TIG Securitized Asset Fund, says non-agency mortgage backed securities will perform well in 2014 as the U.S. economy improves.

  • Banks speed foreclosure sales  Friday, 20 Dec 2013 | 1:14 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports sales of bank-owned or REO homes accounted for 10 percent of all residential property sales in November.

  • Sales of bank-owned homes surge Friday, 20 Dec 2013 | 11:24 AM ET

    With a steep jump in home prices this year, sales of repossessed homes spiked, accounting for 10 percent of all residential sales.

  • Keep rising interest rates in perspective: Expert  Friday, 20 Dec 2013 | 8:48 AM ET

    Margaret Kelly, RE/MAX CEO, shares her thoughts about rising interest rates and its likely impact on the housing sector. Builders are very confident in the recovery after the 22 percent jump in housing starts, says Kelly.

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