Applications for U.S. home mortgages slipped last week as refinancing applications dropped, an industry group said on Wednesday.» Read More
Media mogul Rupert Murdoch is buying a 4-floor penthouse in Manhattan for $57 million. Dolly Lenz of Dolly Lenz Real Estate represented Murdoch on the sale.
Home sales were down the most in the the western states, which points directly to weak affordability and a lack of supply, reports CNBC's Diana Olick. Dolly Lenz, weighs in.
CNBC's Rick Santelli speaks to Vincent Fiorillo, Doubleline Capital portfolio manager, discuss high home prices and low sales in the housing industry.
U.S. home resales fell more than expected in January, hit an 18 month-low as cold weather and lack of housing stock sidelined buyers.
A Fed debate is growing over whether it should stand ready to raise rates to prick any asset bubbles that its regulatory tools might fail to address.
Some regions, including California and Michigan, saw monthly house payments rise by 50 percent from a year ago.
Warmer weather could get more people out looking, but potentially higher monthly payments create a major hurdle to purchasing.
CNBC's Rick Santelli speaks to Andy Brenner, National Alliance Securities, about the impact of bad winter weather on housing data.
Applications for U.S. home mortgages fell in the latest week, with both purchase and refinancing applications down.
Shoddy paperwork, erroneous fees and wrongful evictions are now cropping up among mortgage servicers that collect payments. The NYT reports.
Discussing the volatility in the housing market and home builder sentiment, with Susan Wachter, The Wharton Business School, professor of real estate & finance.
The National Association of Home Builders' monthly sentiment index had its sharpest drop in history in February.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports home builder confidence dropped 10 points.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson provides insight on finding a personal financial advisor for those thinking of borrowing against their 401(k) to reduce their mortgage.
Asking prices for U.K. houses jumped above £250,000 ($419,050) in February, up 6.9 percent on the same time last year, a new study finds.
Loan modifications had a five year limit. CNBC's Diana Olick reports how the program helped or didn't help borrowers.
Discussing the business risks associated with subprime lending, with Edward Pinto, American Enterprise Institute, and Mark Calabria, Cato Institute.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports how careful Wells Fargo is being as it gets back into subprime lending. If these loans run into trouble, the consumer may be able to sue the bank for giving them the loan.
The rate increases will soon affect thousands of people who participated in the federal Home Affordable Modification Program.
While weather makes for a fair argument, it is not the full picture of this winter's housing slowdown.
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