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  • Shiller: Signs of softening in housing     Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 8:43 AM ET

    Robert Shiller, Yale University economics professor, shares his thoughts on the pulse of the housing recovery. The components are showing weakness right now, says Shiller.

  • Santelli Exchange: Housing finance reform     Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 10:51 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli and Vincent Fiorillo, DoubleLine Capital portfolio manager & founding member, discuss housing finance reform and the winding down of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

  • Mortgage rates follow yields lower     Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 2:19 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick provides insight on the flight to the safety of bonds, and its impacting mortgage rates. The average rate on the 30-year fixed went to its lowest in over a month on Thursday.

  • The upside to market selloff? Mortgage rates dive Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 12:23 PM ET

    Big banks are willing to give up market share in originations to avoid having to service defaulted loans.

  • Banks loosening credit grip: CEO     Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 6:52 AM ET

    Doug Lebda, LendingTree chairman & CEO, weighs in on the health of the housing recovery as mortgage rates trend higher. The good news for consumers is you can qualify with a lower credit score and lower down payment, says Lebda.

  • Smaller subprime mortgage servicers such as Nationstar benefits from bigger banks leaving the subprime business, Legg Mason's chief investment officer told CNBC on Thursday.

  • Discussing the 14 year low of mortgage originations and the slowing real estate market, with Susan Wachter, professor of real estate & finance at The University of Pennsylvania.

  • New mortgages hit 14-year low     Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 1:09 PM ET

    New mortgages hit a 14-year low due to a plunge in refinances because of a jump in interest rates, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.

  • Divided housing recovery is all for the 'haves' Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 11:50 AM ET

    Most of the growth in home sales is in the higher end of the market, where buyers have higher credit scores and higher down payments.

  • Housing recovery leaves millennials behind     Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 2:19 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick explains why millennial home buyers have been left out of the housing recovery.

  • Homebuyers face spring sticker shock Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 11:32 AM ET

    Would-be buyers out trolling neighborhoods are finding higher prices than they expected. Home prices are up 12 percent from a year ago.

  • Hunt is on for spring housing     Friday, 4 Apr 2014 | 8:17 AM ET

    For the vast majority of buyers, this has been a good time to get into the market, says Anika Khan, Wells Fargo Securities, sharing her thoughts on historically low mortgage rates and how trade-up buyers and baby boomers are impacting home sales. And Michelle Meyer, BofA Merrill Lynch, weighs in.

  • So long, winter! Vacation homes heating up Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 12:17 PM ET

    Vacation home sales are on a tear, and more than half of the owners say rentals are already booked for at least half the summer.

  • US mortgage applications slip on weak refi demand Wednesday, 2 Apr 2014 | 7:03 AM ET

    Applications for U.S. home mortgages fell last week on lower refinancing demand, an industry group said on Wednesday.

  • Best and worst markets for rental returns Tuesday, 1 Apr 2014 | 12:26 PM ET
    Grand River Avenue in Detroit.

    Looking to buy a home as an investor? Check out the best and worst places for rental returns.

  • This real-estate category is making a red-hot comeback Monday, 31 Mar 2014 | 12:05 PM ET

    So far this year, apartment REITS have returned 12.75 percent, making it the most profitable sector in commercial real estate.

  • Housing in recovery...so why are builders lagging? Friday, 28 Mar 2014 | 11:59 AM ET
    A worker uses a saw on a roof while building a new home at the Toll Brothers Inc. Baker Ranch community development in Lake Forest, California, Feb. 11, 2014.

    One long winter may be impacting traders' sentiment on home builder stocks.

  • Margaret Kelly, CEO of RE/MAX, shares her outlook on housing and the top real estate trends. Recovery is "spotty" in some regions but they are all beginning to improve, Kelly says.

  • Judge recommends dismissal of US suit against BofA Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | 6:08 PM ET

    A US magistrate judge recommended dismissal of a lawsuit against Bank of America over $850 million in mortgage debt, according to a court filing.

  • The best cities for first-time home buyers Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | 12:12 PM ET

    Realtor.com ranked the top 10 markets for first-time home buyers, using five factors to judge the best, including time on market.

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