Ara Hovnanian, Hovnanian Enterprises chairman, president, & CEO, shares his outlook on housing and explains why he is looking for an upside surprise in spring sales. Also Hovnanian discusses his company's new "Big Deal Days" promotions.» Read More
A tax exemption for mortgage debt forgiveness was not renewed late last year. That could spell trouble for struggling homeowners.
Tech companies didn't push real estate prices higher: Tech companies were drawn to places that were already expensive, according to a new report.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports the Mortgage Bankers Association is saying purchase applications data is slowing, down 4 percent week over week.
Mortgage applications barely moved last week, even as a run on the bond market pushed interest rates down. Total applications rose only 0.4 percent.
JPMorgan can write off $1.5 billion in debt relief, but it will be treated as taxable income for homeowners.
Morgan Stanley will resolve its mortgage backed securities litigation for $1.25 billion, reports CNBC's Kayla Tausche.
Discussing the impact of lower mortgage rates on the housing market, with Jed Kolko, Trulia chief economist, and Ken Rosen, Rosen Consulting Group Chairman.
CNBC's Diana Olick takes a look at the average rate on the 30-year from last week, and just how low rates may go.
Mortgage lenders have dropped rates to November levels, creating a psychological jolt to the real estate market.
Denver and Seattle aren't even playing in the same league when it comes to their housing markets.
Seven homes are competing in CNBC's Super Bowl of million-dollar homes. And the champion is ...
Freezing weather, especially in the South, and rising prices are stalling home sales.
The second round of Fed tapering announced Wednesday isn’t likely to boost rates, because investors are filling the void.
Applications for U.S. home mortgages edged slightly lower in the latest week, an industry group said on Wednesday.
U.S. home prices fell slightly in November as colder weather slowed buying, but prices surged for much of 2013.
Tight credit and more expensive homes, versus existing houses, are keeping many buyers out of the market.
Christian Faes, co-founder at LendInvest, explains that the crowdfunding platform offers peer-to-peer lending for mortgages, focused on the "short-term mortgage market."
High student loan debt, poor wage growth and less-than-pristine credit are leaving first-time buyers out of the housing recovery.
Amazon's desire to move products closer to customers has heated up the development of warehouses. Other retailers may follow suit.
China's home prices continued to surge in December, though the pace of gains overall did not exceed the previous month's and rises eased in some major cities, suggesting that government tightening measures may be starting to bite.
There's more at play in the recent housing setback than just this winter's frozenomics, Ara Hovnanian tells CNBC.
Institutional investors' ownership of residential properties helped push the price of homes up 14 percent over three years, RealtyTrac says.
The Internet behemoth sees an opportunity in commercial real estate through the online marketplace.