Home price gains slowed in 2014, but were still enough to give U.S. homeowners a collective $1.7 trillion in additional home equity, Zillow says.» Read More
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%.
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.
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.
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.
CNBC's Diana Olick takes a look at what to expect from the housing market as mortgage rates stay low and the market improves.
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.
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.
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 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 are designed to protect borrowers and lenders from jumping into loans that might be too optimistic.
CNBC's Diana Olick details the Qualified Mortgage Standard, the new mortgage rules designed to ensure that borrowers can repay their loans.
Which homebuilders investors should own now, and how will new mortgage rules impact stocks, with Buck Horne, Raymond James housing analyst.
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.
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Contracts for newly built homes dipped slightly last month, and strong October numbers were revised even higher, according to a new report.
Sales of new US single-family homes fell modestly in November from a five-year high and prices pushed higher.
Mortgage applications fell for a second week and hit a 13-year low as mortgage rates rose due to a bond market selloff.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports why incoming FHFA director Mel Watt is delaying new Fannie and Freddie fees on mortgages.
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.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports why incoming FHFA director Mel Watt is delaying new fees on mortgages.
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