• Mortgage volume tanks on tiny increase in rates Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 7:00 AM ET
    A Uniform Residential Loan Application.

    It didn't take much to keep potential borrowers away from their mortgage lenders last week – a minimal rise in rates sent volume tumbling.

  • SunTrust Mortgage to pay nearly $1B in settlement Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 4:04 PM ET

    SunTrust Mortgage has agreed to pay $968 million to settle a federal probe into allegations of mortgage origination, the US Justice Department said.

  • SunTrust agrees to nearly $1 billion settlement  Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 3:14 PM ET

    SunTrust Banks has agreed to pay a $968 million mortgage origination settlement, reports CNBC's Scott Cohn.

  • A city's 'walkability' drives real estate values Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 1:09 PM ET

    A distinct correlation exists between walkability and real estate values. See which cities are the most walkable.

  • Sistema CEO on need for Russian economic reform  Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 1:10 AM ET

    Mikhail Shamolin, CEO of Sistema, says the Russian economy needs to see more privatization and mortgage issuance.

  • Travelers CEO: Deeply engaged in medical networks  Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 4:31 PM ET

    Jay Fishman, Travelers Insurance chairman & CEO, shares his outlook on the housing market and the economy. Fishman also explains how Travelers helps customers manage medical costs.

  • How Travelers generates value  Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 4:25 PM ET

    Jay Fishman, Travelers Insurance chairman & CEO, discusses the company's stock surge and explains the company's premise for producing value.

  • 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
    Phoenix, Arizona skyline

    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.

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