• Home builder sentiment surges in June Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 9:59 AM ET
    A contractor drives a bulldozer while working on a home under construction in the Pavilion Park development of The Great Park Neighborhoods in Irvine, California.

    Sentiment among the nation's home builders surged ahead in June and is now one point shy of crossing into positive territory.

  • Boomerang buyers hit housing market     Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 1:47 PM ET

    Former home owners who lost their homes to foreclosure after the housing crash are re-entering the market. CNBC's Diana Olick has the details.

  • Lost a home to foreclosure? Just buy another one Friday, 13 Jun 2014 | 11:59 AM ET

    A Federal Housing Administration program is helping owners who had been foreclosed on buy a home again.

  • Weak May home sales show it wasn't the weather Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 | 12:43 PM ET
    Sold sign on a home in San Francisco, May 27, 2014.

    A Credit Suisse survey of real estate agents is proving that something other than snow is impacting home sales. May was another tepid month.

  • Many seek new homes near cities but are priced out Wednesday, 11 Jun 2014 | 8:07 AM ET

    Americans increasingly say they prefer to live near the centers of cities and towns, but it carries a costly trade-off.

  • BofA mortgage deal said to be deadlocked Wednesday, 11 Jun 2014 | 6:15 AM ET
    Bank of America in Times Square, New York.

    The bank made its final multibillion-dollar settlement offer, but it was said to be short of what the Justice Department wants it to pay.

  • Borrowers defy logic with mortgage rates Wednesday, 11 Jun 2014 | 5:34 AM ET

    Mortgage activity finally responded to lower interest rates but just as rates began to rise again.

  • Why this week's mortgage data didn't make sense     Wednesday, 11 Jun 2014 | 12:00 AM ET

    Weekly mortgage applications came in Wednesday, and they tell a perplexing story. CNBC real estate correspondent Diana Olick explains why.

  • People just not buying homes     Tuesday, 10 Jun 2014 | 4:15 PM ET

    Wells Fargo CFO John Shrewsberry says people are just not buying homes. Dani Babb, The Babb Group Real Estate CEO, and Jason Trennert, Strategas Research Partners, share their opinions about just how bad the industry is and might get.

  • Florida condo owners fight for homes     Tuesday, 10 Jun 2014 | 1:02 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports a Florida judge will hear the case of condo owners who are being forced to sell their homes to investors who want to convert the properties into rental apartments.

  • Why Fla condo owners could be forced to sell Tuesday, 10 Jun 2014 | 11:04 AM ET

    A Florida law has condo owners up in arms after investors tried force them to sell their units as rental demand spikes.

  • Florida's condo fight     Tuesday, 10 Jun 2014 | 10:50 AM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports investors in Florida are trying to buyout condominium owners to convert the properties into rental apartments.

  • US foreclosures at 8-year low in May: RealtyTrac Tuesday, 10 Jun 2014 | 7:20 AM ET

    Foreclosure activity dropped to an eight-year low in May as banks reclaimed fewer homes and foreclosure starts saw their lowest levels in years.

  • Why jobless millennials are killing housing Friday, 6 Jun 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    The one constituency housing needs most is the one struggling the hardest in the jobs market. Employment for those aged 25-34 fell in May.

  • Cramer: Been unhappy with BAC     Friday, 6 Jun 2014 | 9:15 AM ET

    The "Squawk on the Street" new team discuss a report by The Wall Street Journal that Bank of America is in talks with the Justice Department to settle probes involving the handling of mortgages before the financial crisis.

  • Jobs core to housing rebound: Pro     Friday, 6 Jun 2014 | 7:18 AM ET

    We need to have some form of liquidity provided for the housing market, says David Stevens, Mortgage Bankers Association CEO, sharing his thoughts on the housing recovery.

  • Real estate a 'crappy investment': 'Shark Tank' pro Wednesday, 4 Jun 2014 | 5:23 PM ET
    Kevin O'Leary

    Here's why "Shark Tank" investor Kevin O'Leary says purchasing a home over the next several years is a bad idea.

  • CEO zeroes in on fate of housing sector     Wednesday, 4 Jun 2014 | 7:42 AM ET

    Stuart Miller, Lennar Corp. CEO, shares perspective on the housing recovery and mortgage market. It's unclear when household formation will resume, say Miller. And Mike Jackson, AutoNation chairman, weighs in.

  • Lowest rates in a year do nothing for mortgages Wednesday, 4 Jun 2014 | 7:01 AM ET

    Mortgage rates fell last week, and in an unusual convergence, so did applications for refinances and home purchase loans.

  • Carl Icahn makes a bet on Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac Tuesday, 3 Jun 2014 | 10:52 AM ET
    Carl Icahn

    Activist investor Carl Icahn acquired 6.8 million common shares of Fannie Mae and 5.7 million common shares of Freddie Mac from Fairholme Funds.

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