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Hayman Capital Management founder and managing partner Kyle Bass provides insight into his firm's increased stake in Nationstar Mortgage, despite the company being under scrutiny by New York regulator Ben Lawsky.
A new report found "significant deficiencies" in DOJ's ability to report accurately on its mortgage fraud efforts, including a lack of data.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports on new Department of Justice findings on how it handled the investigation of the mortgage fraud crisis.
A new study says 10 percent of all renters want to buy a home this year, but face considerable hurdles like tight credit and higher prices.
The compromise emerging on winding down mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac is a "Goldilocks deal," Sen. Bob Corker tells CNBC.
Sen. Bob Corker, (R-Tenn), discusses the Senate Banking Committee's proposed legislation to overhaul the housing finance market.
Tim Sloan, Wells Fargo CFO, discusses what's driving loan demand now. We are optimistic about the spring selling season, says Sloan. And Jack Welch, Jack Welch Management Institute at Strayer University, shares his thoughts on retail space.
Jerry Howard, National Association of Home Builders CEO, discusses how a plan to overhaul the housing finance system and replace lenders Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will impact the housing industry.
CNBC's Kate Kelly discusses the future of mortgage giants Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac amid a bi-partisan deal on Capitol Hill to phase out the two lenders and what big hedge funds stand to get hit the hardest.
Consumer advocate Ralph Nader says many of the proposed reforms can be done with the existing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac structure. He doesn't think this bill will pass in Congress.
A bipartisan proposal would replace mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac with the Federal Mortgage Insurance Corp. Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA), provides insight on the impact to hedge funds.
A bipartisan proposal would effectively end Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, replacing the housing insurers with a new set of federal agencies, reports CNBC's Kate Kelly.
Applications for U.S. home mortgages fell in the latest week as interest rates edged higher, an industry group said on Wednesday.
The leaders of the Senate Banking Committee on Tuesday announced an agreement on legislation to wind down government-owned mortgage financiers Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, jump-starting a long-standing debate that could still take years to resolve.
Robert Wood, chief U.K. economist at Berenbeg Bank, says the government should cancel its "Help To Buy" mortgage scheme as house prices are rising too quickly.
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.
Institutional investors' ownership of residential properties helped push the price of homes up 14 percent over three years, RealtyTrac says.
Maury Harris, UBS chief U.S. economist, provides his outlook on housing and energy. It's still a pretty good bargain to buy a house, says Harris.
The Internet behemoth sees an opportunity in commercial real estate through the online marketplace.
Applications for U.S. home mortgages rose last week as interest rates slipped, an industry group said on Wednesday.
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