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Affordable homes are still drowning disproportionately. They are three times more likely to be underwater than expensive home, says Zillow.
Thomas McInerney, Genworth Financial president and CEO, gives his take on the housing recovery and assesses the mortgage market. The mortgage market is driven by employment and there has been slower employment growth than we like, McInerney said.
Housing starts were up in April by 13 percent, but that was driven by a 43 percent monthly jump in buildings with five or more units.
As the housing recovery sputters, vacation home sales are surging back. CNBC reporters look at seven stunning homes. Think beach!
CNBC's Rick Santelli has the latest numbers on housing. And CNBC's Steve Liesman and Steve Wieting, Citi Private Bank, provide perspective
William Emerson, Quicken Loans CEO, provides an update on the housing market. Inventories are tight and home prices have gone up, says Emerson.
A Senate panel approved a bill to redesign the U.S. mortgage finance system, but it's unlikely to make it into law.
A monthly confidence index from the National Association of Home Builders slipped one point from a downwardly revised April figure.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest NAHB sentiment index data.
A fully private mortgage-finance system is the best way to fairly price mortgage-credit risks, says NYU Stern professor Lawrence White.
Sen. Bob Corker, (R-Tenn.), discusses his plan to replace government-sponsored Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac with a new federal mortgage insurance corporation.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports mortgage rates have fallen to their lowest level in 6 months and the average rate on the 30-year fixed conforming loan fell to 4.39 percent from 4.43 percent.
Matthew Graham, Mortgage News Daily, discusses if the move by federal regulators to making it easier to get mortgages will help the housing market. CNBC's Diana Olick provides insight.
Federal regulators are loosening the noose on credit at Fannie and Freddie making it easier to get mortgages. CNBC's Diana Olick discusses if that will help the stalled housing market.
CNBC's Rick Santelli speaks to Jeffrey Snider, Alhambra Investment Partners chief investment strategist, about housing and the Fed's role in the financial markets.
Mortgage applications edged slightly higher last week, as rates fell to their lowest since November.
CNBC contributor Jon Steinberg and super broker Dolly Lenz, discuss first time buyers, and the overall health of real estate.
CNBC Contributor Ron Insana, and Jeremy Siegel, Wharton School at The University of Pennsylvania, discuss how weakness in housing may change the Fed's game plan on unemployment and inflation.
John Aziz, TheWeek.com business reporter, discusses how the financial illiteracy in the U.S. impacts mortgages and the housing sector.
Jed Kolko, Trulia chief economist, looks at the coastal market housing affordability for the middle class in the U.S. Kolko reveals rentals have become less affordable.
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