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Foreclosure activity dropped to an eight-year low in May as banks reclaimed fewer homes and foreclosure starts saw their lowest levels in years.
The one constituency housing needs most is the one struggling the hardest in the jobs market. Employment for those aged 25-34 fell in May.
The "Squawk on the Street" new team discuss a report by The Wall Street Journal that Bank of America is in talks with the Justice Department to settle probes involving the handling of mortgages before the financial crisis.
We need to have some form of liquidity provided for the housing market, says David Stevens, Mortgage Bankers Association CEO, sharing his thoughts on the housing recovery.
Here's why "Shark Tank" investor Kevin O'Leary says purchasing a home over the next several years is a bad idea.
Stuart Miller, Lennar Corp. CEO, shares perspective on the housing recovery and mortgage market. It's unclear when household formation will resume, say Miller. And Mike Jackson, AutoNation chairman, weighs in.
Mortgage rates fell last week, and in an unusual convergence, so did applications for refinances and home purchase loans.
Activist investor Carl Icahn acquired 6.8 million common shares of Fannie Mae and 5.7 million common shares of Freddie Mac from Fairholme Funds.
Giant REIT Vornado is working with tech start-ups to create collaborative work spaces outside Washington, D.C.
The Massachusetts attorney general has sued Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac over alleged refusal to engage in foreclosure buyback programs.
A real estate broker tells CNBC's "Power House" that it looks like a seller's market for homes in Chicago suburbs like Naperville.
Home equity lines of credit jumped 8 percent in Q1. CNBC contributor Herb Greenberg, and Dolly Lenz, Dolly Lenz Real Estate, discuss if this is a red flag for the housing market.
Signed contracts to buy existing homes increased just 0.4 percent in April, according to a monthly report.
The Fed could raise interest rates by the middle of next year but consumers can use the methods to get ahead. The Fiscal Times reports.
The U.K. government helped 7,313 buyers to purchase a home with its flagship Help to Buy mortgage scheme in its first six months.
Mortgage applications fell last week, despite lower rates and expectations of stronger home sales in May.
Asian buyers are joining a number of high-profile investors hoping to find riches in the Spanish property market.
Discussing growth in the housing sector and falling mortgage rates, with Rich Peterson, S&P Capital IQ; Robert Fross, Fross & Fross Wealth Management; and CNBC's Bob Pisani.
Sales of the most expensive 1 percent of homes in the U.S. are up 21 percent this year, according to Redfin.
Robert Shiller, Case-Shiller Index co-founder and Yale University professor of economics, discusses today's key housing data that showed U.S. home prices slightly rising month-over-month and explains how cash investors influence the market.
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