The median price of a Tampa home sold in May jumped 12.4 percent from a year ago to $204,000 in May, according to the local Realtors group.» Read More
More than 60 percent of builders surveyed in May reported that the overall supply of developed lots is low.
Starts fell in May after a hefty increase the prior month, but a surge in permits to a near eight-year high suggested the pullback was temporary.
Sentiment among U.S. home builders took a sharp jump in June to the highest level of the year, despite rising costs for consumers.
Some underwater borrowers are stuck in place, unable to sell without paying into their mortgages.
Sydney home prices may have surged, but even Australia's top policy makers can't agree on whether the market is a bubble.
A resurgence in the move-up buyer, who had been stuck in place throughout the recession, is boosting San Diego's housing sales.
Empty homes in the foreclosure process are on the rise, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.
What do changing mortgage rates mean for the average home buyer? CNBC's Diana Olick says it does make a difference.
Homes that sat vacant but not repossessed are now being pushed aggressively through the foreclosure process as home prices rise.
David Blitzer, S&P Dow Jones Indices, weighs in on what's prompting the jump in mortgage applications as fears rise that interest rates will move higher and home prices lift.
Weekly mortgage applications jump on fears that interest rates will continue to climb.
The jump in interest rates' to their highest level this year caused a surge in mortgage applications. Why? Fear that rates will move even higher.
Mark Todd, director of fixed income at National Australia Bank, says the Fed is trying to meet expectations for a liftoff in the short-term rates, while keeping a hand on the long end of the curve.
Digging deeper into the real home retention problem, with CNBC's Diana Olick.
Efforts by borrowers and the government to help many homeowners have not kept them from the risk of losing their houses.
Tom Lee, Fundstrat Global Advisors managing partner and head of research, discusses opportunity in the auto industry and the bond market.
Richard Kovacevich, former Wells Fargo chairman and CEO, discusses the impact rising interest rates will have on buyers and the housing industry.
CNBC's Diana Olick provides insight to the moves in the 10-year yield, and mortgage rates.
With the new normal on the popular 30-year fixed loan at 4.25 percent, it holds new ramifications for buyers, sellers and home prices.
Some homeowners may have missed the boat on refinancing their mortgage, but others could still benefit from applying.