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CNBC's Rick Santelli and Robert Lavin, Vallen Advisors, discuss where investors can still make money in bonds, despite option volatility and Fed policy.
Existing home sales were up 4.2 percent and hit 5 million for the first time in 3.5 years, reports CNBC's Diana Olick. The median price reached its highest level since July 2008.
John Stumpf, chairman and CEO of Wells Fargo, talks about the "purchase money business," banking and the housing recovery.
The first official report is out on how big banks have changed or not changed their lending practices since the revelation of robosigning and other foreclosure problems, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.
Bank of America paid cash bonuses to bank staffers to push homeowners into foreclosure, according to affidavits filed last week in a Massachusetts lawsuit.
David Stevens, Mortgage Bankers Association CEO, provides an outlook on where interest rates are likely headed and the impact of Fed tapering on the housing market.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports on why first time home buyers may be hit hardest if interest rates begin to rise.
Paul Miller, FBR Capital Markets, and Jason Goldberg, Barclays, discuss how a spike in mortgage rates could cut into profits for lenders.
Lenders stepped up action last month against homeowners who had fallen behind on their mortgage payments, taking possession of more homes.
JPMorgan is cutting roughly 1,800 jobs in its mortgage servicing unit, reports CNBC's Kayla Tausche.
Jim Cramer sees two "incredibly" bullish signals for bank stocks and one company in particular is set to benefit disproportionately.
Another surge in interest rates pushed prospective U.S. homebuyers to act as demand for applications for mortgages, which rose for the first time in a month.
It has been a reliable fact of life: interest rates, for the most part, keep heading lower. But all of that may be about to change.
Investors have been instrumental in the housing recovery. CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the rate of home price appreciation.
The FHA is lending to low income home buyers with weak credit scores. Tim Pawlenty, The Financial Services Roundtable CEO; Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX); and Meredith Whitney, Meredith Whitney Advisory Group CEO, share their opinions.
CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports on the big headlines out of Apple's WWDC.
As the real estate market heats up, high-end homeowners are skirting the traditional route of hiring a realtor and are using online auctions to move their properties. Laura Brady, Concierge Auctions president, offers insight.
The number of jumbo loans originated in Q1 of 2013 was up 15 percent from a year ago, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.
As home prices rise, the need for jumbo mortgages rises as well, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.
CNBC's Diana Olick says the number of jumbo loans is up 15 percent over last year, and even though it's still a small share, it's expected to continue to grow.
The chances Congress would pass significant housing reform this midterm election year are fairly slim, POLITICO's Ben White says.
A new report found "significant deficiencies" in DOJ's ability to report accurately on its mortgage fraud efforts.
A new study says 10 percent of all renters want to buy a home this year, but they face tight credit and higher prices.