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Jed Kolko, Trulia chief economist, looks at the coastal market housing affordability for the middle class in the U.S. Kolko reveals rentals have become less affordable.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports FHFA regulator Mel Watt announced he will not lower the loan limits for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
The regulator for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and the HUD secretary announced plans to make credit more available to homeowners.
Timothy Geithner defends the bank bailout in his new book "Stress Test." Nomi Prins, Demos Senior Fellow, and David Zervos, Jefferies, provide perspective.
CNBC.com Finance Editor Jeff Cox and CNBC's Diana Olick discuss the mortgage credit availability index and what's holding back the housing recovery. CNBC's Mary Thompson and CNBC contributor Howard Dean provide perspective.
Home prices are moving so far, so fast, that at least 1,000 local housing markets have hit all-time price highs.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports home prices are soaring at the same time mortgage credit is locked up tight.
Higher levels of cash home sales may be coming from the baby boom generation, with more trade-down and retirement buyers paying cash.
There is a lot of capital from around the world flowing into real estate and the fundamentals are good, explains Robert Sulentic, CBRE Group president & CEO, sharing his outlook on the nation's real estate market. And Robert Wolf, 32 Advisors CEO, wants to know about the uptick in new construction. Don't expect a dramatic amount of new supply over the next couple of years, says Sulentic.
A reverse mortgage start-up has raised about $230 million in a private offering, which sets the stage for a potential initial public offering.
Younger renters consider down payment and credit score to be top obstacles to getting a mortgage, according to a Fannie Mae survey.
After weeks of mortgage market weakness, loan applications rose last week, led by a surge in applications to purchase a home.
The vote had been delayed in order to build support for the plan that would wind down taxpayer-owned mortgage financiers Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
Just 46 percent of the people who strongly prefer a new home are willing to pay the 20 percent premium that new homes cost.
Discussing Bill Ackman's take on Fannie and Freddie, with Jim Lacamp, UBS; Dani Hughes, Divine Capital; CNBC's Dominic Chu and Kayla Tausche.
Jeff Gundlach, Doubleline CEO & CIO, looks honestly at current housing data, and why he's chosen to short the home builder sector ETF XHB.
Homeowners are increasingly looking back at their own homes for makeovers rather than looking ahead to move up.
EverBank Financial allegedly mismanaged foreclosures during the mortgage crisis, but regulators may have mismanaged a settlement with the bank.
The signs are there that this should be a robust spring housing market, but it just isn't turning out that way. Here's why.
CNBC's Diana Olick and Steve Liesman report on an apparent stall in the housing recovery as interest rates spike and home price rise.
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