U.S. household net worth hit a record high in the third quarter as home prices marched higher and the value of stocks and mutual funds surged.» Read More
Investors have poured over $20 billion into foreclosed properties over the last 3 years. Blackstone is about to offer bonds backed by the rent of its homes, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.
As rental prices go up the market gets more difficult to play. CNBC's Diana Olick looks at rental backed securities and other new housing products for investors.
Blackstone, the largest investor in single-family rental homes, is launching a security backed by those homes.
For decades the creation of new homes has lagged Sweden's population growth, crimping labour mobility, raising the cost of housing and pushing up mortgage borrowing to levels that have raised fears of a credit bubble. That shows that we have a long-term problem, " Sweden's Minister for Public Administration and Housing, Stefan Attefall told Reuters.
Federal regulators will allow Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac to continue funding higher-priced mortgages, at least through the middle of next year.
The Hamptons saw the best Q3 since 2005, with total sales increasing a little over 31 percent year-to-date, reports CNBC's Robert Frank.
CNBC's Tyler Mathisen and Jenilynn Estereicher, Century 21 Town & Country, discuss statistics and inventory in the suburban Detroit housing market.
Investors are pouring in millions in North Dakota and creating jobs. Marcus Jundt, owner of Williston Brewing Company, provides insight into his big restaurant plans.
CNBC's Brian Sullivan speaks with Ken Hartog, founder of Bakken Real Estate Partners, about his profitable business.
The reason is largely that incomes, which are up just about 3 percent from a year ago, are not keeping pace with home prices.
Dan Gilbert, Quicken Loans founder & chairman, shares his thoughts on the housing industry. A lot of people are paying cash for homes, Gilbert reveals.
Seemingly unaffected by the end of the 16-day partial U.S. government shutdown, mortgage applications barely moved last week.
Nick Colas, ConvergEx Group, and Diane Swonk, Mesirow Financial, discuss the impact of falling existing home sales on the overall markets. It's a real problem for first time buyers with overhang of student debt" says Swonk.
Home resales fell and prices rose at their slowest pace in five months, the latest signs higher rates were taking some edge off the housing recovery.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports September existing home sales slipped lower than expected, as the annual pace slows.
Peter Fouquet, president of Bosch UK, dismisses the suggestion that there is a housing boom in the U.K.
NEW YORK, Oct 18- JPMorgan Chase& Co has reached a tentative $4 billion deal with the U.S. Federal Housing Finance Agency to settle claims that the bank misled government-sponsored mortgage agencies about the quality of mortgages it sold them during the housing boom, the Wall Street Journal reported on its website on Friday.
NEW YORK, Oct 18- JPMorgan Chase& Co has reached a tentative $4 billion deal with the U.S. Federal Housing Finance Agency to settle claims that the bank misled government-sponsored mortgage agencies about the quality of mortgages it sold to them during the housing boom, the Wall Street Journal reported on its website on Friday.
CNBC's Robert Frank scopes out Watch Hill, R.I., and a 12-bedroom oceanfront megamansion that just sold for $10 million.
CNBC's Diane Olick talks with Nick Sinatra, American Coastal Properties, about high end house flipping and why the million dollar flip is the newest play.