• 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.

  • What is out of whack with housing? (Not the snow) Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 12:16 PM ET

    Some analysts believe sluggish home sales are because of seasonal adjustments that are distorted by other factors than the weather.

  • Four million more homeowners now 'above water' Friday, 28 Feb 2014 | 12:07 PM ET

    Rising home prices helped push negative equity below 20 percent nationwide for the first time since the housing crisis.

  • Housing 'nirvana' around the corner: Star analyst Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 2:18 PM ET
    Workers frame new homes at the Toll Brothers Inc. Baker Ranch community development in Lake Forest, California, Feb. 11, 2014.

    Ivy Zelman, who called the housing boom and bust, blames the new slump on lack of supply but she remains bullish on the nation's home builders.

  • Seen easing of credit conditions: Zelman  Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 12:05 PM ET

    Ivy Zelman, Zelman & Associates CEO, provides insight on the drop in mortgage applications, and interest in new homes. "We have seen easing of credit," she explains.

  • Mortgage applications at lowest level in 2 decades Wednesday, 26 Feb 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    A recent report clearly signals weak buyer demand heading into the usually busy spring housing season.

  • CEOs are bucking housing's bad numbers Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | 11:46 AM ET
    he Toll Brothers Inc. logo is seen on Pactiv Corp.'s GreenGuard MAX building wrap as a contractor works at the Cattail Overlook development in Glenelg, Maryland.

    Earnings from Toll Brothers and Realogy beat expectations. Their CEOs say the healthy performance had a lot to do with higher home prices.

  • Shiller: Signs housing is weakening  Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | 9:10 AM ET

    I think there are pitfalls ahead and this momentum will dissipate, says Robert Shiller, co-founder Case-Shiller Index, discussing the latest home sales data and providing his outlook on the housing market. Shiller also weighs in on the Fed's influence on housing.

  • Pimco's 3 step strategy for housing and energy  Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 8:30 AM ET

    Mark Kiesel, deputy CIO & managing director of PIMCO, shares his thoughts on why he sees significant opportunity in the housing market and energy sector.

  • China's home prices ease, developers tumble Sunday, 23 Feb 2014 | 8:35 PM ET
    A real estate agent's office in Shanghai, China

    The rate of increase in China's new home prices eased in January, pointing to further stabilization in country's red-hot property market.

  • Dolly Lenz: Murdoch's NYC apartment 'spectacular'  Friday, 21 Feb 2014 | 1:39 PM ET

    Media mogul Rupert Murdoch is buying a 4-floor penthouse in Manhattan for $57 million. Dolly Lenz of Dolly Lenz Real Estate represented Murdoch on the sale.

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