$7 billion of Bank of America's settlement over faulty mortgage securities is designated for struggling homeowners and neighborhoods. CNBC's Diana Olick provides insight.» Read More
Despite attractive mortgage rates and easing home price gains, CNBC's Diana Olick reports wages are not keeping up with higher home prices.
Home sales are rising but still well below last year. The answer is simple: Too many people can't afford to buy homes.
Talks to resolve probes into shoddy mortgage securities sold by the bank remain at a standstill, according to sources.
Rates are not driving home sales. That's what the correlation between rate moves and mortgage applications suggests; they are not traveling in tandem.
According to Dow Jones, Citigroup and the U.S. government are nearing a multi-billion-dollar deal to resolve mortgage securities issues, with CNBC's Dominic Chu and Kate Kelly.
Student housing—millennial style—may be one of the best under-the-radar real estate plays of the decade.
SunTrust will pay as much as $320 million to resolve a criminal probe into its mortgage unit's mismanagement of a federal program.
Correction: No new developments in Citi/DOJ case an older story was repeated in error.
Mortgage applications barely budged last week, despite recent reports of a surge in home sales, data from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) show.
The U.S. apartment vacancy rate was unchanged in the second quarter, while new construction rebounded as weather improved.
Signed contracts to buy existing homes surged 6.1 percent in May, the biggest monthly gain since April, 2010.
Britain's property market showed further signs of cooling as U.K. mortgage approvals for May fell to an 11-month low.
Land values in hot urban neighborhoods are only going up, and developers are buying the air rights to hundred year-old row houses. CNBC's Diana Olick has the details.
CNBC's Diana Olick says affordability is key to the housing industry in the second half of 2014.
Profit hungry developers are taking advantage of limited space in cities by building controversial, skinny and tall "pop-up" rowhomes.
Having a baby has always been a driver of homeownership, but with higher home prices, many young parents can't afford a suburban home.
After a dive in volume two weeks ago, applications for mortgage refinances and home purchase loans were little changed last week, data show.
Home sales are returning close to pre-winter numbers, but nowhere near where they should be for a full recovery, says market analyst Peter Boockvar.
CNBC's Rick Santelli speaks to Mark Hanson, M Hanson Advisors housing & mortgage strategist, about today's new home sales data and the destruction of housing demand.
Robert Shiller, Case-Shiller Index co-founder and Yale University professor of economics, discusses the latest housing data and home prices. Shiller says the market is going up faster than people perceive it and expectations are not very high for home price increases.
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