• 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.

  • Banks fight eminent domain     Thursday, 8 Aug 2013 | 7:33 PM ET

    The San Francisco suburb of Richmond wants to use eminent domain to force banks to sell a few underwater mortgages to the city. Mark Calabria, Cato, and Robert Hockett, Cornell University, discuss whether this is unconstitutional.

  • Paul Miller, FBR Capital Markets; and Thomas Gorman, Dorsey and Whitney weigh in on charges against JPMorgan and PNC over mortgage related issues.

  • Banks face more housing headaches     Thursday, 8 Aug 2013 | 3:33 PM ET

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis has the latest details on federal regulations taking aim at JPMorgan and PNC over mortgage related issues.

  • Mortgage rates holding steady     Thursday, 8 Aug 2013 | 2:25 PM ET

    The average for a 30-year fixed rate is now 4.4 percent. William Emerson, Quicken Loans CEO, offers insight on the increase since May.

  • Future of Fannie and Freddie     Thursday, 8 Aug 2013 | 11:10 AM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick explains why the president is calling both lenders to be shut down despite strong second-quarter profits.

  • More trouble for JPMorgan     Thursday, 8 Aug 2013 | 10:07 AM ET

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports JPMorgan is facing criminal and civil probes over mortgage-backed securities.

  • Obama's push for housing reform     Wednesday, 7 Aug 2013 | 1:06 PM ET

    President Barack Obama and Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff are hosting a virtual roundtable on housing reform. Paul Bishop of the National Association of Realtors and CNBC's Diana Olick discuss the president's plans.

  • Beverly Anderson of Wells Fargo discusses details of a deal with American Express giving the mortgage giant access to the credit card marketplace.

  • President Obama's housing plan     Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 10:31 AM ET

    President Obama wants to dismantle Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac and streamline the mortgage process, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.

  • Summer real estate season cooling off?     Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 8:50 AM ET

    Jed Kolko, Trulia chief economist, breaks down the latest data on home listings and whether it indicates a slowdown in the housing market.

  • President Obama's plan for housing reform     Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 7:34 AM ET

    Shaun Donovan, Housing and Urban Development secretary, provides a preview of President Obama's speech on housing later today in Arizona, including the shutdown of Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac and simplifying the mortgage application process.

  • Good sign? Late mortgage payments lowest in 5 years Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 7:25 AM ET

    The national late-payment rate on home loans in the second quarter fell to the lowest level in five years.

  • Mortgage standards easing     Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 2:26 PM ET

    Mortgage credit ability rose in July for the 5th straight month of lending standard easing. CNBC's Diana Olick has the details.

  • Is mortgage credit loosening?     Monday, 5 Aug 2013 | 10:23 AM ET

    It's no coincidence that credit availability appears to be easing now that mortgage rates are rising, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.

  • Looking ahead to the jobs number     Friday, 2 Aug 2013 | 6:19 AM ET

    Robert Brusca, FAO Economics, and Alan Gayle, RidgeWorth Capital Management, provide their views on what to expect from today's jobs report, and whether the Fed will begin its tapering program based on a strong number.

  • Rising rates: Impact on housing     Wednesday, 31 Jul 2013 | 2:25 PM ET

    Applications for mortgages have dropped 3 percent last week and the rise in rates seem to be having a large impact on housing. Melissa Cohn, Manhattan Division of Guaranteed Rate; Gina Sanchez, Chantico GLobal; Scott Minerd, Guggenheim Partners; and CNBC's Steve Liesman and Bob Pisani take a look at the impact.

  • Real 'normal' for interest rates around 4.5%: Pro     Wednesday, 31 Jul 2013 | 7:16 AM ET

    David Stevens, Mortgage Bankers Association CEO, gives his read on the direction of mortgage rates, as interest rates move up nearly a full point in the last month or so.

  • Is the UK housing market a house of cards?     Wednesday, 31 Jul 2013 | 2:12 AM ET

    Pete Redfern, CEO of Taylor Wimpey, tells CNBC that mortgages in the UK have not returned to the silly levels of 2005/6 but are close to normality.

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