• Hong Kong's housing affordability problem  Thursday, 2 Jan 2014 | 8:33 PM ET

    Paul Louie, Managing Director, Asia Ex-Japan Property Research at Barclays says Hong Kong's housing affordability is a problem and expects property prices to drop by 30%.

  • Santelli Exchange: The road towards taper  Thursday, 2 Jan 2014 | 11:37 AM ET

    The fact of the matter is the Fed has not begun to taper yet, the liquidity spigots are still wide open, says Matt Maley, Miller Tabak managing director, discussing why investors will have to wait and see how the Fed's taper decision will impact the markets in 2014. CNBC's Rick Santelli, weighs in.

  • Mortgages get pricier in 2014  Tuesday, 31 Dec 2013 | 10:28 AM ET

    Frank Keating, American Bankers Association president & CEO, discusses new fee increases for mortgages and explains the pressure it puts on the economy and rental markets.

  • 'Next Generation Real Estate': A nation of renters?  Tuesday, 31 Dec 2013 | 7:34 AM ET

    Brendon DeSimone, real estate expert, provides an outlook on housing for 2014 and weighs in on why renting has become a viable housing choice for many people. Also DeSimone shares his thoughts on why home buyers will likely be coming off the sidelines as banks loosen up on lending standards.

  • Real estate predictions for 2014  Tuesday, 31 Dec 2013 | 7:32 AM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick takes a look at what to expect from the housing market as mortgage rates stay low and the market improves.

  • Can housing maintain momentum in 2014?  Monday, 30 Dec 2013 | 3:10 PM ET

    Discussing if rising interest rates could derail the housing recovery, with Susan Wachter, Wharton Business School professor of real estate & finance, and Fred Glick, U.S. Loans Mortgage CEO. Wachter says 2014 will be a tougher year in terms of getting mortgages.

  • Mega-mansions: Super rich edition  Monday, 30 Dec 2013 | 11:22 AM ET

    Super broker Dolly Lenz discusses two $25 million estates known as "Island Time" and "City Sophisticate," and weighs in on which property is the better value.

  • US pending home sales rise 0.2 percent Monday, 30 Dec 2013 | 10:00 AM ET

    Signed contracts to buy existing homes rose slightly in November, breaking a five-month negative streak, according to the National Association of Realtors.

  • CNBC.com hot list  Friday, 27 Dec 2013 | 4:42 PM ET

    CNBC.com Managing Editor Allen Wastler reports new mortgage rules, bitcoin, and companies facing uphill battles in 2014 are the hottest topics among CNBC.com readers.

  • New mortgage rules may favor the wealthy Friday, 27 Dec 2013 | 1:18 PM ET

    New mortgage rules are designed to protect borrowers and lenders from jumping into loans that might be too optimistic.

  • New mortgage rules in 2014  Friday, 27 Dec 2013 | 1:08 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick details the Qualified Mortgage Standard, the new mortgage rules designed to ensure that borrowers can repay their loans.

  • Time to own homebuilders is now: Analyst  Friday, 27 Dec 2013 | 10:14 AM ET

    Which homebuilders investors should own now, and how will new mortgage rules impact stocks, with Buck Horne, Raymond James housing analyst.

  • New mortgage rules coming  Friday, 27 Dec 2013 | 10:11 AM ET

    New mortgage rules are designed to protect borrowers and lenders, reports CNBC's Diana Olick. During the last housing boom, borrowers accepted loans they couldn't afford.

  • What a poor credit rating is costing you Thursday, 26 Dec 2013 | 8:43 AM ET

    Sure, the holidays are fun, but they are also a time of personal finance peril. Here is the cost of a poor credit rating, and how you can fix it.

  • November new home sales dip after Southern surge Tuesday, 24 Dec 2013 | 12:20 PM ET
    New homes for sale at a development in Dublin, Calif.

    Contracts for newly built homes dipped slightly last month, and strong October numbers were revised even higher, according to a new report.

  • How higher rates are impacting new home sales Tuesday, 24 Dec 2013 | 10:00 AM ET
    Prospective buyers tour a new home for sale in Denver, Colorado.

    Sales of new US single-family homes fell modestly in November from a five-year high and prices pushed higher.

  • US bond market selloff weighs on mortgage apps Tuesday, 24 Dec 2013 | 7:13 AM ET

    Mortgage applications fell for a second week and hit a 13-year low as mortgage rates rose due to a bond market selloff.

  • Incoming FHFA director's big changes  Monday, 23 Dec 2013 | 2:41 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports why incoming FHFA director Mel Watt is delaying new Fannie and Freddie fees on mortgages.

  • Mortgage rates get a break from incoming regulator Monday, 23 Dec 2013 | 1:30 PM ET
    New homes for sale at a housing development in Dublin, Calif., on Dec. 4, 2013.

    Some of the nation's mortgage lenders are rushing to keep up with a change announced by the incoming head of the Federal Housing Finance Agency.

  • New mortgage fees delayed  Monday, 23 Dec 2013 | 1:06 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports why incoming FHFA director Mel Watt is delaying new fees on mortgages.

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