• Wells Fargo foreclosure manual subject of lawsuit Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 3:04 PM ET

    Wells Fargo produced a 150-page manual to fabricate missing documents to speed foreclosures, a lawsuit claims, according to published reports.

  • Banks get A for effort, D for communication: Report Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 9:30 AM ET
    Bank of America branch in New York.

    Five of the nation's largest banks have satisfied their consumer relief and refinancing obligations under a mortgage settlement.

  • China's housing market shows further signs of easing Monday, 17 Mar 2014 | 9:34 PM ET
    A construction site for a residential property in Wuhan, China

    The pace of growth in China property prices slowed further in February, according to Reuters calculations based on official data.

  • Adjustable-rate mortgages make comeback  Monday, 17 Mar 2014 | 4:32 PM ET

    Fred Glick, US Loans Mortgage Inc. CEO, discusses the recent popularity of adjustable-rate mortgages.

  • Fannie, Freddie: Shareholders status left to courts Monday, 17 Mar 2014 | 10:54 AM ET
    The bill, written by Democrat Tim Johnson and Republican Mike Crapo, would replace the companies with a new industry-financed agency.

    A bill to wind down mortgage financiers Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac would leave a decision on how to treat their private shareholders to the courts.

  • Santelli Exchange: All credit is debt  Friday, 14 Mar 2014 | 11:29 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses government loans and mortgage guarantees.

  • Nationstar can handle growth: Pro  Friday, 14 Mar 2014 | 10:38 AM ET

    Hayman Capital Management founder and managing partner Kyle Bass claims some of New York regulator Ben Lawsky's scrutiny on Nationstar is motivated by his political position in New York.

  • Hayman Capital ups Nationstar stake  Friday, 14 Mar 2014 | 10:34 AM ET

    Hayman Capital Management founder and managing partner Kyle Bass provides insight into his firm's increased stake in Nationstar Mortgage, despite the company being under scrutiny by New York regulator Ben Lawsky.

  • Mortgage fraud low priority at Justice: New report Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 | 10:33 AM ET
    U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, D.C.

    A new report found "significant deficiencies" in DOJ's ability to report accurately on its mortgage fraud efforts, including a lack of data.

  • Deficiencies found in DOJ mortgage investigation  Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 | 10:12 AM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports on new Department of Justice findings on how it handled the investigation of the mortgage fraud crisis.

  • 4 million renters want to buy. Can they? Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 | 9:03 AM ET

    A new study says 10 percent of all renters want to buy a home this year, but face considerable hurdles like tight credit and higher prices.

  • Corker: Deal to end Fannie, Freddie is just right Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 | 8:25 AM ET
    Sen. Bob Corker

    The compromise emerging on winding down mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac is a "Goldilocks deal," Sen. Bob Corker tells CNBC.

  • Sen. Corker on reforming Fannie & Freddie  Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 | 7:33 AM ET

    Sen. Bob Corker, (R-Tenn), discusses the Senate Banking Committee's proposed legislation to overhaul the housing finance market.

  • Housing affordability very attractive: WFC CEO  Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 | 7:18 AM ET

    Tim Sloan, Wells Fargo CFO, discusses what's driving loan demand now. We are optimistic about the spring selling season, says Sloan. And Jack Welch, Jack Welch Management Institute at Strayer University, shares his thoughts on retail space.

  • Jerry Howard, National Association of Home Builders CEO, discusses how a plan to overhaul the housing finance system and replace lenders Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will impact the housing industry.

  • The plan to replace Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac  Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | 3:17 PM ET

    CNBC's Kate Kelly discusses the future of mortgage giants Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac amid a bi-partisan deal on Capitol Hill to phase out the two lenders and what big hedge funds stand to get hit the hardest.

  • Ralph Nader says Fannie & Freddie proposal won't pass  Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014 | 12:40 PM ET

    Consumer advocate Ralph Nader says many of the proposed reforms can be done with the existing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac structure. He doesn't think this bill will pass in Congress.

  • 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.

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