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Mortgage rates are now back above 4 percent but the recent decline was enough to reveal the underbelly of the housing beast.
Even a small rise in mortgage rates was enough to cut off the spigot on refinances.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports first-time home buyers dropped to 33 percent this year. Nearly half of first-time buyers surveyed this year said the mortgage application and approval process was more difficult than expected.
Young Americans are opting to rent rather than a buy a house, because of low inventory in their price range and tight credit.
Data shows the number of first-time home buyers dropped to 33 percent from 38 percent in 2013, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.
CNBC's Sara Eisen and Fifth Third Bancorp CEO Kevin Kabat, discuss the impact the end of QE will have on housing and the mortgage business.
Through its investment in Auction.com, Google will be able to forecast home sales for the month ahead.
Now that the Fed has put an end to its bond buying program, CNBC's Diana Olick looks at what's next for the housing market.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports the moves in interest rates are moving wealthier buyers.
Mortgage rates bumped decidedly back over 4 percent last week, causing a drop in both mortgage applications to refinance and to purchase a home.
Sales of existing homes in Los Angeles were flat in September from August and down nearly 2 percent from a year ago.
Rates for a 30-year mortgage wavered near historical lows, but credit availability continues to be a problem for potential home buyers.
As new U.S. home sales rise to new highs, home prices are sharply declining. CNBC's Diana Olick discusses how this is impacting the overall housing market.
Ocwen Financial is getting slammed for misleading homeowners making it harder for them to fight foreclosure. CNBC's Diana Olick discusses reaction to the accusations.
CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports increased freight volumes have shares of railroad stocks on the rise, however operators are seeing service interruptions.
Applications jumped 23 percent week to week and are up over 40 percent from a year ago when rates were higher. CNBC's Diana Olick has all the details.
Double-digit price gains for homes from just a year ago are disappearing, and suddenly it's no longer a seller's market.
CNBC's Carl Quintanilla and Jim Cramer, discuss JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon's comments on mortgage credit tightness and availability of credit.
Bob Walters, Quicken Loans chief economist, reveals two new ways homeowners can appraise the value of their homes.
Quicken Loans Chairman Dan Gilbert, discusses the advantages of buying real estate and starting a business in Detroit as compared to other cities. It's cheaper and you also get a Midwestern work ethic, says Gilbert.
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