Ara Hovnanian, Hovnanian Enterprises chairman, president, & CEO, shares his outlook on housing and explains why he is looking for an upside surprise in spring sales. Also Hovnanian discusses his company's new "Big Deal Days" promotions.» Read More
Discussing the volatility in the housing market and home builder sentiment, with Susan Wachter, The Wharton Business School, professor of real estate & finance.
The National Association of Home Builders' monthly sentiment index had its sharpest drop in history in February.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports home builder confidence dropped 10 points.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson provides insight on finding a personal financial advisor for those thinking of borrowing against their 401(k) to reduce their mortgage.
Asking prices for U.K. houses jumped above £250,000 ($419,050) in February, up 6.9 percent on the same time last year, a new study finds.
Loan modifications had a five year limit. CNBC's Diana Olick reports how the program helped or didn't help borrowers.
Discussing the business risks associated with subprime lending, with Edward Pinto, American Enterprise Institute, and Mark Calabria, Cato Institute.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports how careful Wells Fargo is being as it gets back into subprime lending. If these loans run into trouble, the consumer may be able to sue the bank for giving them the loan.
The rate increases will soon affect thousands of people who participated in the federal Home Affordable Modification Program.
While weather makes for a fair argument, it is not the full picture of this winter's housing slowdown.
Fewer U.S. homes were repossessed in January, bringing foreclosures down to the lowest level in more than six years.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports on a survey conducted by Zillow that shows when investors may start moving out of the housing market and how a mass exit could significantly impact the U.S. economy and housing recovery.
New York's financial regulator said the explosive growth of non-bank mortgage servicers is a "troubling trend" that must be confronted.
Institutional investors have bought more than 100,000 houses since the crash, and economists are concerned about what happens if they sell.
Applications for U.S. home mortgages fell as both purchase and refinancing applications slipped, an industry group said on Wednesday.
U.S. homeowners are doing a better job of keeping up with mortgage payments, with late payment on home loans at the lowest level in over five years.
Home prices are still up from a year ago but the gains are getting smaller. CNBC's Diana Olick explains.
Higher interest rates, flat household income and all-cash investors are making it harder to find a house at the right price.
Fed Chair Janet Yellen discusses how continued reductions of QE will impact the housing market.
Borrowers who had debt forgiven on home short sales will now have to pay taxes on those sales, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.
There's more at play in the recent housing setback than just this winter's frozenomics, Ara Hovnanian tells CNBC.
Institutional investors' ownership of residential properties helped push the price of homes up 14 percent over three years, RealtyTrac says.
The Internet behemoth sees an opportunity in commercial real estate through the online marketplace.