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  • Hayman Capital ups Nationstar stake  Friday, 14 Mar 2014 | 10:34 AM ET

    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.

  • Mortgage fraud low priority at Justice: New report Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 | 10:33 AM ET
    U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.

    A new report found "significant deficiencies" in DOJ's ability to report accurately on its mortgage fraud efforts, including a lack of data.

  • Deficiencies found in DOJ mortgage investigation  Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 | 10:12 AM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports on new Department of Justice findings on how it handled the investigation of the mortgage fraud crisis.

  • 4 million renters want to buy. Can they? Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 | 9:03 AM ET

    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.

  • Corker: Deal to end Fannie, Freddie is just right Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 | 8:25 AM ET
    Sen. Bob Corker

    The compromise emerging on winding down mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac is a "Goldilocks deal," Sen. Bob Corker tells CNBC.

  • Sen. Corker on reforming Fannie & Freddie  Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 | 7:33 AM ET

    Sen. Bob Corker, (R-Tenn), discusses the Senate Banking Committee's proposed legislation to overhaul the housing finance market.

  • Housing affordability very attractive: WFC CEO  Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 | 7:18 AM ET

    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.

  • The plan to replace Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac  Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | 3:17 PM ET

    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.

  • Ralph Nader says Fannie & Freddie proposal won't pass  Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | 12:40 PM ET

    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.

  • Sen. Warner: Fannie, Freddie proposal will pass Congress  Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | 12:33 PM ET

    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.

  • Bipartisan proposal would replace Fannie & Freddie  Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | 12:31 PM ET

    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.

  • As rates edge higher, mortgage applications slip Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | 7:04 AM ET

    Applications for U.S. home mortgages fell in the latest week as interest rates edged higher, an industry group said on Wednesday.

  • Fannie, Freddie dive after Senate bankers reach deal Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 11:20 AM ET

    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.

  • Pushing UK house prices higher 'dangerous': Pro  Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 2:45 AM ET

    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.

  • Housing's big chill expecting spring thaw  Monday, 10 Mar 2014 | 7:42 AM ET

    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.

  • What happens to prices when Wall St is the landlord Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    Institutional investors' ownership of residential properties helped push the price of homes up 14 percent over three years, RealtyTrac says.

  • Keep your eye on mortgage applications: Pro  Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 6:35 AM ET

    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.

  • Google pours in money into Auction.com

    The Internet behemoth sees an opportunity in commercial real estate through the online marketplace.

  • Slide in rates boosts weekly mortgage applications Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 7:02 AM ET

    Applications for U.S. home mortgages rose last week as interest rates slipped, an industry group said on Wednesday.

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