Many Americans are still skittish about US real estate but Chinese buyers are snapping up property in hot US markets, said Dolly Lenz.» Read More
While housing is making a moderate recovery, prices are unlikely to return to the boom times before the bubble burst, former Pulte Chairman and CEO James Grosfeld told CNBC.
James Grosfeld, former Pulte Home chairman and CEO, explains how a significant rise in interest rates will limit the number of families applying for mortgages.
Richard Hoey, BNY Mellon, and Phil Orlando, Federated, provide perspective on the Fed's tapering program, and take a look at major headwinds facing the markets.
Applications to refinance fell to the lowest level since July of 2011, reports CNBC's Diana Olick. The catalyst: rising mortgage rates.
Applications to refinance fell 16 percent from a week ago, to the lowest level since July 2011, reports CNBC's Diana Olick. Fewer refinances are not a great sign for housing going forward.
John Silvia, chief economist at Wells Fargo, says the U.S. recovery is self-sustaining but "at a very modest pace" and expects the Fed to taper in September despite not having reached their employment and inflation targets.
With second-quarter bank earnings announcements looming, JPMorgan may be one to watch given the potential for stronger capital markets business, say analysts.
Hovnanian Enterprises' CEO Ara Hovnanian expressed little concern over what impact an end to the Federal Reserve's bond-buying program might have on mortgage rates.
Stan Humphries, Zillow.com chief economist shares his forecast on housing and explains why home values are likely to increase 4.1 percent in the next year.
Ara Hovnanian, Hovnanian Enterprises chairman and CEO, explains why he thinks the housing sector is in the early innings of a recovery.
CNBC's Diana Olick outlines the most important data to watch in the housing sector during the second half of 2013; and Brian Lewis, License Associate Real Estate broker, shares his housing forecast.
Citigroup has agreed to pay $968 million to Fannie Mae to resolve potential future repurchase claims on residential mortgage loans originated between 2000 and 2012.
Singapore's central bank on Friday introduced rules to ensure that a property buyer's monthly payments do not exceed 60 percent of his income, a move aimed at cooling the housing market.
Might rising mortgage rates be a good thing for the housing market? Tanya Marchiol, Team Investments, and Fred Glick, U.S. Loans Mortgage, offer insight.
CNBC's Rick Santelli talks with Glenn Schultz, Performance Trust, about how the rise in mortgage rates is likely to cause a decline in the rate of home price appreciation.
A majority of new homes sold could be at risk because of rising mortgage rates, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.
Signed contracts to buy previously-owned homes rose to its highest levels in six years, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports on a return of the adjustable-rate mortgage; and Ken Rosen, Rosen Consulting Group chairman, discusses the jump in mortgage rates, and why an adjustable rate is risky.
As rates rise, home buyers are hurrying to lock in the lowest possible payment, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.
Gerard Cassidy, RBC Capital Markets lead bank analyst, explains how a jump in interest rates will likely impact bank stocks.
After delays due to the government shutdown and a large downward revision for August sales, gains aren't what they seem.
The average rate for a 30-year mortgage fell 30 basis points, and new home sales responded with their biggest monthly jump in more than 33 years.
Sales of new U.S. single-family homes recorded their biggest increase in nearly 33-1/2 years in October, even as mortgage rates rose.