Kelly King, BB&T chairman and CEO, reacts to the role mortgage lending played in its weak quarterly report. King says the current yield curve reflects a slow economy.» Read More
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.
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.
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.
Big banks are willing to give up market share in originations to avoid having to service defaulted loans.
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 a 14-year low due to a plunge in refinances because of a jump in interest rates, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.
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.
CNBC's Diana Olick explains why millennial home buyers have been left out of the housing recovery.
Would-be buyers out trolling neighborhoods are finding higher prices than they expected. Home prices are up 12 percent from a year ago.
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.
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.
Applications for U.S. home mortgages fell last week on lower refinancing demand, an industry group said on Wednesday.
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So far this year, apartment REITS have returned 12.75 percent, making it the most profitable sector in commercial real estate.
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.
A US magistrate judge recommended dismissal of a lawsuit against Bank of America over $850 million in mortgage debt, according to a court filing.
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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A rebound in home prices has slowed, so has the recovery process for those still submerged with negative equity.
Both U.S. housing starts and building permits suggested underlying market weakness.
Applications for U.S. home mortgages rose last week as interest rates declined, an industry group said on Wednesday.