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  • Homeownership falls to 19-year low Tuesday, 29 Apr 2014 | 1:07 PM ET

    With first-time buyers priced out of homes and facing tougher credit standards, homeownership had nowhere to go but down.

  • Home sales finally thaw, but just slightly Monday, 28 Apr 2014 | 10:00 AM ET

    Pending home sales from the National Association of Realtors rose 3.4 percent in March but is still down 7.9 percent from March of 2013.

  • Largest US builder bets on 'bargain' homes Thursday, 24 Apr 2014 | 12:03 PM ET
    D.R. Horton bargain home in Dallas, Texas.

    Bouyed by higher-end homes, D.R. Horton turns the tables by announcing it will now also focus on the entry-level market.

  • Don't be fooled by housing-finance reform lies Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | 10:55 AM ET

    Hedge funds and other groups are spreading bad information about the reform of Fannie and Freddie, says the Mortgage Bankers Association president.

  • Mortgage activity drops, but average loan at record Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    Despite warmer weather, relatively stable interest rates and more homes coming on the market for sale, mortgage applications fell last week.

  • Higher prices 'choke' housing Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 11:53 AM ET
    An agent, right, stands with potential home buyers outside a previously owned home in Mackinaw, Illinois, Monday, April 21, 2014.

    Forget the harsh winter. Higher home prices are stifling sales around the country, and low inventories aren't helping.

  • Ocwen Financial suspected of 'self-dealing' Monday, 21 Apr 2014 | 6:28 PM ET
    Ocwen uses Hubzu, an Altisource Portfolio subsidiary, to auction off borrower homes facing foreclosure and foreclosed investor-owned properties.

    Ocwen Financial is suspected of 'self-dealing' by regulators and accused of overcharging borrowers and investors to auction off foreclosed properties.

  • BB&T CEO: Economy better, not robust  Thursday, 17 Apr 2014 | 4:25 PM ET

    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.

  • Falling rates boost mortgages applications Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014 | 7:17 AM ET

    Applications for U.S. home mortgages rose last week as interest rates declined, an industry group said on Wednesday.

  • Eminent domain: Just whose land is it anyway? Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 11:59 AM ET

    "It's nothing more than a land grab," said a business owner in Philadelphia over efforts by the city to take his property.

  • Home builder sentiment barely budges, disappoints Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 10:00 AM ET
    Workers frame new homes at the Toll Brothers Inc. Baker Ranch community development in Lake Forest, California, Feb. 11, 2014.

    Confidence among home builders in the market for new, single-family homes remained in a holding pattern in April, ticking up just one point.

  • Shiller: Signs of softening in housing  Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 8:43 AM ET

    Robert Shiller, Yale University economics professor, shares his thoughts on the pulse of the housing recovery. The components are showing weakness right now, says Shiller.

  • Santelli Exchange: Housing finance reform  Monday, 14 Apr 2014 | 10:51 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli and Vincent Fiorillo, DoubleLine Capital portfolio manager & founding member, discuss housing finance reform and the winding down of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

  • Mortgage rates follow yields lower  Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 2:19 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick provides insight on the flight to the safety of bonds, and its impacting mortgage rates. The average rate on the 30-year fixed went to its lowest in over a month on Thursday.

  • The upside to market selloff? Mortgage rates dive Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 12:23 PM ET

    Big banks are willing to give up market share in originations to avoid having to service defaulted loans.

  • Banks loosening credit grip: CEO  Friday, 11 Apr 2014 | 6:52 AM ET

    Doug Lebda, LendingTree chairman & CEO, weighs in on the health of the housing recovery as mortgage rates trend higher. The good news for consumers is you can qualify with a lower credit score and lower down payment, says Lebda.

  • Legg Mason's Bill Miller bets on subprime growth  Thursday, 10 Apr 2014 | 7:37 AM ET

    Smaller subprime mortgage servicers such as Nationstar benefits from bigger banks leaving the subprime business, Legg Mason's chief investment officer told CNBC on Thursday.

  • Mortgage originations & the first time home buyer  Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 1:14 PM ET

    Discussing the 14 year low of mortgage originations and the slowing real estate market, with Susan Wachter, professor of real estate & finance at The University of Pennsylvania.

  • New mortgages hit 14-year low  Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 1:09 PM ET

    New mortgages hit a 14-year low due to a plunge in refinances because of a jump in interest rates, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.

  • Divided housing recovery is all for the 'haves' Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 11:50 AM ET

    Most of the growth in home sales is in the higher end of the market, where buyers have higher credit scores and higher down payments.

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