Getting a mortgage in the U.S. may be easier than many borrowers think, according to a survey released Monday by Wells Fargo.» Read More
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.
Realtors have blamed particularly rough winter weather in much of the country for the slowdown in sales, down 10.5 percent from a year ago.
Loans that promised to help older people stay in their homes in retirement are, in some cases, pushing their children out. The NYT reports.
The landscape for mortgage financing is already shifting. Experts predict big changes over the next 25 years—not all of them consumer-friendly.
It is still snowing in much of the Northeast today, but warmer weather in recent weeks may have had more potential home buyers out on the prowl.
Seven homes are competed in CNBC's March Madness of million-dollar homes. And the winner is...
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