A high-profile financial crisis case against two former Fannie Mae executives came to a quiet end Monday when the two men agreed to settle for a total of $35,000.» Read More
With a steep jump in home prices this year, sales of repossessed homes spiked, accounting for 10 percent of all residential sales.
Ralph Nader has fought many battles against powerful interests and now says it's time for investors to band together to fight corporations.
After investing close to $7 billion in rental properties, Blackstone is offering cash to smaller investors looking to get into the game.
Seven $1 million homes will be featured, all with Main Street addresses. Which homes will give buyers the biggest bang for the buck?
The spring could bring a new surge in home sales, but buyer demand will be hit head-on by changes unfolding in the mortgage business. Learn more.
Rising rates, in addition to tighter underwriting and fast-rising home prices, have pushed borrowers away from larger lenders.
Former Fannie Mae CFO Timothy Howard explains the trends he wrote about in his book "Mortgage Wars."
The use of eminent domain to halt foreclosures is still only a threat, and rather than helping the housing market, it may cause damage.
Fairholme Capital's founder says he's confident he can raise the billions needed for his proposal to buy Fannie and Fannie's insurance components.
In an exclusive CNBC interview, David Faber talks with Fairholme Capitol CEO Bruce Berkowitz about their proposal to buy Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac for $52 billion. Berkowitz says housing finance is critical to the American dream.
Founded by a disabled vet, Mischler Financial offers servicemen and women with financial experience a unique opportunity.
Rebecca S. Mairone, a midlevel executive at Bank of America's Countrywide mortgage unit, was held liable by a federal jury in Manhattan.
Loan limits at Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will remain at $417,000 in general and $625,000 for higher-priced markets. CNBC's Diana Olick reports.
Some lenders will not do them at all without tax verification from the IRS. Others are delaying the process.
David Stevens, Mortgage Bankers Association CEO, explains how an extended government shutdown will likely impact the mortgage market, the IRS and the economy.
Markets are down, but price action and light volume suggests the market thinks a government shutdown will be avoided.
The latest budget battle has veered even further off course than past efforts to drive the government off a fiscal cliff.
CNBC's Kate Kelly reports Citigroup is to pay Freddie Mac $395 million to resolve future mortgage repurchase claims.
Deepak Narula, Metacapital Management, discusses his winning play on mortgage related assets and shares his view on where he sees the housing market headed from here.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the leading proposal in Congress to do away with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.