• Housing outpaces wages  Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 4:41 PM ET

    Despite attractive mortgage rates and easing home price gains, CNBC's Diana Olick reports wages are not keeping up with higher home prices.

  • Buying a house remains out of reach for many Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 11:13 AM ET

    Home sales are rising but still well below last year. The answer is simple: Too many people can't afford to buy homes.

  • DoJ, BofA mortgage talks stall: Sources Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 5:50 PM ET
    U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder listens during a news conference to announce indictments against Chinese military hackers on cyber-espionage.

    Talks to resolve probes into shoddy mortgage securities sold by the bank remain at a standstill, according to sources.

  • High mortgage rates not deterring buyers Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    Rates are not driving home sales. That's what the correlation between rate moves and mortgage applications suggests; they are not traveling in tandem.

  • Citi & US near mortgage securities settlement: DJ  Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 4:34 PM ET

    According to Dow Jones, Citigroup and the U.S. government are nearing a multi-billion-dollar deal to resolve mortgage securities issues, with CNBC's Dominic Chu and Kate Kelly.

  • Investors get schooled in housing Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014 | 11:58 AM ET
    Game room at Chestnut Square, Drexel University

    Student housing—millennial style—may be one of the best under-the-radar real estate plays of the decade.

  • SunTrust in $320M settlement of US mortgage probe Thursday, 3 Jul 2014 | 4:07 PM ET

    SunTrust will pay as much as $320 million to resolve a criminal probe into its mortgage unit's mismanagement of a federal program.

  • Correction: No new developments in Citi/DOJ case Wednesday, 2 Jul 2014 | 4:46 PM ET

    Correction: No new developments in Citi/DOJ case an older story was repeated in error.

  • Mortgage volume remains stuck despite lower rates Wednesday, 2 Jul 2014 | 7:00 AM ET
    A customer enters at a Wells Fargo & Co. bank branch in Hermosa Beach, California, U.S.

    Mortgage applications barely budged last week, despite recent reports of a surge in home sales, data from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) show.

  • US apartment vacancy rates flat as weather improves Wednesday, 2 Jul 2014 | 5:46 AM ET

    The U.S. apartment vacancy rate was unchanged in the second quarter, while new construction rebounded as weather improved.

  • A stronger summer? Pending homes sales surge in May Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 9:59 AM ET

    Signed contracts to buy existing homes surged 6.1 percent in May, the biggest monthly gain since April, 2010.

  • UK mortgage approvals fall in signs of cooling Monday, 30 Jun 2014 | 5:55 AM ET

    Britain's property market showed further signs of cooling as U.K. mortgage approvals for May fell to an 11-month low.

  • Row houses popping up  Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 1:29 PM ET

    Land values in hot urban neighborhoods are only going up, and developers are buying the air rights to hundred year-old row houses. CNBC's Diana Olick has the details.

  • Second half housing forecast  Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 1:25 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick says affordability is key to the housing industry in the second half of 2014.

  • Skinny homes: When real estate flips you the finger Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 11:31 AM ET
    A skinny house on V Street in NW Washington, D.C.

    Profit hungry developers are taking advantage of limited space in cities by building controversial, skinny and tall "pop-up" rowhomes.

  • What babies tell us about housing Thursday, 26 Jun 2014 | 12:58 PM ET

    Having a baby has always been a driver of homeownership, but with higher home prices, many young parents can't afford a suburban home.

  • Mortgage numbers suggest slower summer sales Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 7:00 AM ET
    Foreclosure prevention counseling fair

    After a dive in volume two weeks ago, applications for mortgage refinances and home purchase loans were little changed last week, data show.

  • Today's housing market: 'Not for faint of heart' Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 1:02 PM ET

    Home sales are returning close to pre-winter numbers, but nowhere near where they should be for a full recovery, says market analyst Peter Boockvar.

  • Lower house prices on deck: Strategist  Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 10:52 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli speaks to Mark Hanson, M Hanson Advisors housing & mortgage strategist, about today's new home sales data and the destruction of housing demand.

  • Shiller: Puzzling housing outpacing expectations  Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 9:14 AM ET

    Robert Shiller, Case-Shiller Index co-founder and Yale University professor of economics, discusses the latest housing data and home prices. Shiller says the market is going up faster than people perceive it and expectations are not very high for home price increases.

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