Applications for U.S. home mortgages slipped last week as refinancing applications dropped, an industry group said on Wednesday.» Read More
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis has the latest details on federal regulations taking aim at JPMorgan and PNC over mortgage related issues.
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.
CNBC's Diana Olick explains why the president is calling both lenders to be shut down despite strong second-quarter profits.
CNBC's Bertha Coombs reports JPMorgan is facing criminal and civil probes over mortgage-backed securities.
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 wants to dismantle Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac and streamline the mortgage process, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.
Jed Kolko, Trulia chief economist, breaks down the latest data on home listings and whether it indicates a slowdown in the housing market.
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.
The national late-payment rate on home loans in the second quarter fell to the lowest level in five years.
Mortgage credit ability rose in July for the 5th straight month of lending standard easing. CNBC's Diana Olick has the details.
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