A slight dip in interest rates was not enough to move the needle on mortgage applications last week.» Read More
Signed contracts to buy existing homes rose slightly in November, breaking a five-month negative streak, according to the National Association of Realtors.
CNBC.com Managing Editor Allen Wastler reports new mortgage rules, bitcoin, and companies facing uphill battles in 2014 are the hottest topics among CNBC.com readers.
New mortgage rules are designed to protect borrowers and lenders from jumping into loans that might be too optimistic.
CNBC's Diana Olick details the Qualified Mortgage Standard, the new mortgage rules designed to ensure that borrowers can repay their loans.
Which homebuilders investors should own now, and how will new mortgage rules impact stocks, with Buck Horne, Raymond James housing analyst.
New mortgage rules are designed to protect borrowers and lenders, reports CNBC's Diana Olick. During the last housing boom, borrowers accepted loans they couldn't afford.
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Contracts for newly built homes dipped slightly last month, and strong October numbers were revised even higher, according to a new report.
Sales of new US single-family homes fell modestly in November from a five-year high and prices pushed higher.
Mortgage applications fell for a second week and hit a 13-year low as mortgage rates rose due to a bond market selloff.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports why incoming FHFA director Mel Watt is delaying new Fannie and Freddie fees on mortgages.
Some of the nation's mortgage lenders are rushing to keep up with a change announced by the incoming head of the Federal Housing Finance Agency.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports why incoming FHFA director Mel Watt is delaying new fees on mortgages.
Stuart Lippman, founder and CIO of TIG Securitized Asset Fund, says non-agency mortgage backed securities will perform well in 2014 as the U.S. economy improves.
Mel Watt said he plans to delay the increase in fees on government-backed loans that the agency announced this month.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports sales of bank-owned or REO homes accounted for 10 percent of all residential property sales in November.
Discussing 4.1 percent GDP growth, and news what a 4.5 percent mortgage rate means to the economy, with Northern Trust Wealth Management's Katie Nixon.
With a steep jump in home prices this year, sales of repossessed homes spiked, accounting for 10 percent of all residential sales.
Margaret Kelly, RE/MAX CEO, shares her thoughts about rising interest rates and its likely impact on the housing sector. Builders are very confident in the recovery after the 22 percent jump in housing starts, says Kelly.
Federal and state officials ordered Ocwen Financial to refund $2 billion to borrowers to resolve allegations of misconduct in mortgage servicing.
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