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Wells Fargo has relaxed its standards for loans for some high-priced homes as the largest U.S. mortgage lender tries to combat a drop in mortgage volumes.
With mortgage rates wavering within a tight range, total mortgage application volume rose 1.6 percent; however, it was all on the back of refinances.
The real cost of owning a new home could come down to about the same amount as the cost of a new washing machine.
Homeownership continues to fall. As the economy improves, more people will buy homes, but younger Americans will wait longer.
LendingTree has seen it all. Dot-com boom and bust. A housing bubble that was great until it wasn't. But it's still going—and maybe growing.
Applications for U.S. home mortgages slipped last week as refinancing applications dropped, an industry group said on Wednesday.
The average U.S. debt load is approximately $5,200. Personal finance expert Lynnette Khalfani-Cox of AskTheMoneyCoach.com, provides perspective on financial behaviors.
U.S. single-family home prices fell in May on a seasonally adjusted basis, falling short of expectations of a slight gain.
Robert Shiller, Case-Shiller Index co-founder and Yale University professor of economics, discusses today's key housing data that showed U.S. home price gains are weakening. Shiller also weighs in on the economic headwinds developing from real estate.
The FHFA filed 18 lawsuits against Goldman and other banks in 2011 over about $200 billion in mortgage-backed securities that later went sour.
Las Vegas housing is in a transition, back to a market of more traditional, owner-occupant sales.
They didn't start out as homes, but these were converted from their original purposes. CNBC reporters look at six retrofits.
Standard & Poor's may face securities fraud charges for ratings given to six commercial mortgage-backed securities issued in 2011.
Mortgage applications are on the rise, but CNBC's Diana Olick points out some underlying concerns.
Mortgage rates didn't move at all last week, but more borrowers made applications to refinance their home loans.
Susan Wachter, Wharton Business School professor of real estate & finance, discusses if rising rents will spur home purchases or discourage first time home buyers.
So-called pocket listings are on the rise and may be masking how much housing inventory is actually for sale.
The head of the Mortgage Bankers Association spends his days cheering for homeownership, but his twenty-something daughter isn't convinced.
U.S. home resales rose in June to their fastest pace in eight months, a signal that the housing market was pulling out of a slump.
From recovery to relapse, Phoenix housing is forever rising and falling, and now it is falling again. The rest of the nation should take notice.
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