Kelly King, BB&T chairman and CEO, reacts to the role mortgage lending played in its weak quarterly report. King says the current yield curve reflects a slow economy.» Read More
CNBC's Rick Santelli explains how to spot a real housing bubble amid artificially low interest rates.
CNBC's Hampton Pearson breaks down the latest numbers on housing. CNBC's Steve Liesman provides insight on how higher interest rates will likely impact the Fed's decision on tapering. Also, Randy Kroszner explains why he is expecting the Fed to "step down and pause," not taper.
Barry Habib, MBS Highway CEO, and Jed Kolko, Trulia chief economist, provides a read on the overall health of the housing market.
Wondering if you missed the boat when it comes to getting a deal on a home loan? Ask yourself these questions to figure out if getting a new mortgage makes good sense for you.
Richmond, California Mayor Gayle McLaughlin threatens to use eminent domain to rewrite mortgages if banks don't agree to a sale. She urges banks to not stand in the way.
Financials have been leading the sectors this year. Richard Kovacevich, Wells Fargo former CEO, joins to discuss why he thinks the mortgage business is being hurt the most by regulations.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports on home builder sentiment, and discussing headwinds facing home builder stocks, with Bob Wetenhall, RBC Capital Markets. "Look for stocks that are leveraged to residential repair and remodel to fair better than the home builders," he says.
Digging into the average sale prices of homes in Dallas, Texas, with Re/Max realtor Laura Barnett. The "power house" of the week is listed for $1,099,000.
Interest rates are climbing to 4.4 percent on a 30-year fixed mortgage. Coldwell Banker Real Estate CEO Budge Huskey, offers insight on whether the housing recovery is at risk.
The home builder sentiment is at its highest level in nearly 8 years. CNBC's Diana Olick explains the disconnect between sentiment and home builder stocks.
Ben Kruger, CEO of Standard Bank, comments on the group's quarterly results which were boosted by lending growth and their focus towards facilitating investment flows between China and Africa.
The number of people applying for mortgages has hit a one-month low. CNBC's Diana Olick reports jumbo rates and conforming rates are almost exactly the same.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports four private mortgage insurers posted their first quarterly profit in six years.
Renaud Laplanche, CEO of Lending Club, discusses the growing trend among some consumers to bypass banks and borrow money directly from individuals.
The White House wants to replace Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac with a new system that reduces the government's role. Unfortunately, the plan is badly flawed.
The San Francisco suburb of Richmond wants to use eminent domain to force banks to sell a few underwater mortgages to the city. Mark Calabria, Cato, and Robert Hockett, Cornell University, discuss whether this is unconstitutional.
Paul Miller, FBR Capital Markets; and Thomas Gorman, Dorsey and Whitney weigh in on charges against JPMorgan and PNC over mortgage related issues.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis has the latest details on federal regulations taking aim at JPMorgan and PNC over mortgage related issues.
The average for a 30-year fixed rate is now 4.4 percent. William Emerson, Quicken Loans CEO, offers insight on the increase since May.
CNBC's Diana Olick explains why the president is calling both lenders to be shut down despite strong second-quarter profits.
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A rebound in home prices has slowed, so has the recovery process for those still submerged with negative equity.
Both U.S. housing starts and building permits suggested underlying market weakness.
Applications for U.S. home mortgages rose last week as interest rates declined, an industry group said on Wednesday.