• Raining on housing's parade     Friday, 23 Aug 2013 | 2:16 PM ET

    New home sales are down more than 13 percent in July. Is weather to blame? Anika Khan, Wells Fargo Securities, and Dan Greenhaus, BTIG, discuss housing.

  • Fed is watching housing     Friday, 23 Aug 2013 | 1:14 PM ET

    New home sales are down 13.4 percent in July, plunging to the lowest rate in 9 months. CNBC's Hampton Pearson reports the primary catalyst is higher mortgage rates.

  • Real estate recovery vs. the Fed     Thursday, 22 Aug 2013 | 8:16 AM ET

    Beth Ann Bovino, Standard & Poor's, discusses how the Fed's decision on interest rates is impacting home buyers. And a look a fixing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

  • Toll Bros. CEO: Rising rates not hurting business     Wednesday, 21 Aug 2013 | 3:36 PM ET

    Douglas Yearly discusses the luxury homebuilder's performance and how much of a concern interest rates are for the housing market.

  • Fed impact on housing     Wednesday, 21 Aug 2013 | 2:13 PM ET

    Following the release of Fed minutes, Ken Rosen, of Rosen Consulting Group, joins Zane Brown, Lord Abbett; Gina Sanchez, Chantico Global; and CNBC's Steve Liesman, Bob Pisani and Rick Santelli to discuss the Federal Reserve's impact on the housing market.

  • Santelli looks at bubbles, gaps & the Fed     Wednesday, 21 Aug 2013 | 10:51 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli explains how to spot a real housing bubble amid artificially low interest rates.

  • Existing home sales up 6.5% in July     Wednesday, 21 Aug 2013 | 10:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Hampton Pearson breaks down the latest numbers on housing. CNBC's Steve Liesman provides insight on how higher interest rates will likely impact the Fed's decision on tapering. Also, Randy Kroszner explains why he is expecting the Fed to "step down and pause," not taper.

  • Housing market on the mend?     Wednesday, 21 Aug 2013 | 8:14 AM ET

    Barry Habib, MBS Highway CEO, and Jed Kolko, Trulia chief economist, provides a read on the overall health of the housing market.

  • Suze Orman’s house rules on rising mortgage rates Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | 11:31 AM ET

    Wondering if you missed the boat when it comes to getting a deal on a home loan? Ask yourself these questions to figure out if getting a new mortgage makes good sense for you.

  • 'Eminent domain' in California?     Monday, 19 Aug 2013 | 3:15 PM ET

    Richmond, California Mayor Gayle McLaughlin threatens to use eminent domain to rewrite mortgages if banks don't agree to a sale. She urges banks to not stand in the way.

  • Financials have been leading the sectors this year. Richard Kovacevich, Wells Fargo former CEO, joins to discuss why he thinks the mortgage business is being hurt the most by regulations.

  • Headwinds facing home builders?     Thursday, 15 Aug 2013 | 2:15 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports on home builder sentiment, and discussing headwinds facing home builder stocks, with Bob Wetenhall, RBC Capital Markets. "Look for stocks that are leveraged to residential repair and remodel to fair better than the home builders," he says.

  • Power House: Dallas real estate     Thursday, 15 Aug 2013 | 1:28 PM ET

    Digging into the average sale prices of homes in Dallas, Texas, with Re/Max realtor Laura Barnett. The "power house" of the week is listed for $1,099,000.

  • Interest rates are climbing to 4.4 percent on a 30-year fixed mortgage. Coldwell Banker Real Estate CEO Budge Huskey, offers insight on whether the housing recovery is at risk.

  • Home builder sentiment up 3 points     Thursday, 15 Aug 2013 | 1:06 PM ET

    The home builder sentiment is at its highest level in nearly 8 years. CNBC's Diana Olick explains the disconnect between sentiment and home builder stocks.

  • Rand weakness positive for Standard Bank: CEO     Thursday, 15 Aug 2013 | 5:35 AM ET

    Ben Kruger, CEO of Standard Bank, comments on the group's quarterly results which were boosted by lending growth and their focus towards facilitating investment flows between China and Africa.

  • Jumbo vs. conforming rates     Wednesday, 14 Aug 2013 | 1:45 PM ET

    The number of people applying for mortgages has hit a one-month low. CNBC's Diana Olick reports jumbo rates and conforming rates are almost exactly the same.

  • Mortgage insurers post profits     Monday, 12 Aug 2013 | 1:12 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports four private mortgage insurers posted their first quarterly profit in six years.

  • Renaud Laplanche, CEO of Lending Club, discusses the growing trend among some consumers to bypass banks and borrow money directly from individuals.

  • Obama's mortgage plan takes fire from left, right Friday, 9 Aug 2013 | 6:42 AM ET
    President Barack Obama visits Erickson Construction on August 6, 2013 in Chandler, Arizona.

    The White House wants to replace Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac with a new system that reduces the government's role. Unfortunately, the plan is badly flawed.

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