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Mortgage applications fell four percent last week, as rates rose to two-year high. CNBC's Diana Olick reports on how rising rates are impacting the housing market.
An unrelenting surge in interest rates for US home mortgages pushed borrowing costs to their highest level in two years, stymieing demand from potential homeowners.
Just as the housing recovery was gaining steam, rising mortgage rates threw a wrench in it and turned down the heat. But it's not all bad news, not for rental apartments.
Higher home prices, and potential higher interest rates have reignited investor interest in the rental market. CNBC's Diana Olick, offers insight.
How will historically low mortgage rates impact the relationship between buyers and sellers? CNBC's Diana Olick joins Aubrey Cohen, Seattle Post-Intelligencer; and Carolyn Said, San Francisco Chronicle, in a round table discussion tracking the housing recovery.
As interest rates rise, big apartment REITs like Avalon Bay and Camden are coming up, too, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.
The rise in mortgage rates may cause an increase in demand for rentals, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.
Egypt Sherrod, "Property Virgins" host, says she's seeing a dwindling in home re-financing but an increase in cash offers.
National home prices were up over 12 percent in May, reports CNBC's Diana Olick. Underwater borrowers now represent just under 15 percent of the active loan universe.
According to Fannie Mae's monthly survey, fewer people think now is a good time to buy or sell a home. CNBC's Diana Olick reports 57 percent of respondents expect mortgage rates to rise higher.
While housing is making a moderate recovery, prices are unlikely to return to the boom times before the bubble burst, former Pulte Chairman and CEO James Grosfeld told CNBC.
James Grosfeld, former Pulte Home chairman and CEO, explains how a significant rise in interest rates will limit the number of families applying for mortgages.
Richard Hoey, BNY Mellon, and Phil Orlando, Federated, provide perspective on the Fed's tapering program, and take a look at major headwinds facing the markets.
Applications to refinance fell to the lowest level since July of 2011, reports CNBC's Diana Olick. The catalyst: rising mortgage rates.
Applications to refinance fell 16 percent from a week ago, to the lowest level since July 2011, reports CNBC's Diana Olick. Fewer refinances are not a great sign for housing going forward.
John Silvia, chief economist at Wells Fargo, says the U.S. recovery is self-sustaining but "at a very modest pace" and expects the Fed to taper in September despite not having reached their employment and inflation targets.
With second-quarter bank earnings announcements looming, JPMorgan may be one to watch given the potential for stronger capital markets business, say analysts.
Hovnanian Enterprises' CEO Ara Hovnanian expressed little concern over what impact an end to the Federal Reserve's bond-buying program might have on mortgage rates.
Stan Humphries, Zillow.com chief economist shares his forecast on housing and explains why home values are likely to increase 4.1 percent in the next year.
Ara Hovnanian, Hovnanian Enterprises chairman and CEO, explains why he thinks the housing sector is in the early innings of a recovery.
Institutional investors' ownership of residential properties helped push the price of homes up 14 percent over three years, RealtyTrac says.
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