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In this week's "Power House," Jules Fedota of Hasson Company Realtors, looks at 3 homes in Portland, Oregon. One home is listed for $1,890,000.
RealtyTrac chose a few sweet spots in the housing market, including Wichita County, Texas. CNBC's Diana Olick reports home prices are low, and rents are high there.
Hessam Nadji, Marcus & Millichap chief strategy officer, provides perspective on the housing market as pending home sales fall for the third straight month due, in part, to higher mortgage rates.
Home buyers signed fewer contracts to buy existing homes, as higher mortgage rates and higher home prices weighed on housing affordability.
Steve Khun, Head of Fixed Income Trading at Pine River Capital Management says now is one of the best times to be invested in mortgage-backed securities.
Is the housing industry really on track? Mad Money host Jim Cramer spoke with Lennar CEO Stuart Miller about the company's strong Q3. Cramer weighs in on whether rising rates impacted housing.
New homes sales were weaker than expected; CNBC's Diana Olick has the latest housing data. And Jonathan Miller, Samuel Miller, discusses if we should be afraid of this housing market.
Housing prices climbed an annualized 12 percent and home builder Lennar had a blowout quarter. CNBC's Diana Olick reports. And Ken Rosen, Rosen Consulting Group, and Bob Wettenhall, RBC Capital Markets, discuss a housing bubble.
CNBC's Kate Kelly reports the Department of Justice was nearing a suit against JPMorgan for its mortgage issues today.
Richard Staite, US banks analyst at Atlantic Equities, tells CNBC that US banks are laying off mortgage staff involved in refinancing old mortgages.
Britain's Foxtons priced its London listing at the top of its range, valuing the estate agent at $1 billion, and defying concerns the property market is overheating.
Mortgage rates moved down dramatically after the Fed announced it would not taper. CNBC's Diana Olick has the details. Fred Glick, US Loans Mortgage, and David Lykken, Mortgage Banking Solutions, weigh in.
Sales of existing homes surprised to the upside in August. CNBC's Diana Olick explains why sales didn't fall on higher mortgage rates. And Don Peebles, The Peebles Corporation; Jed Kolko, Trulia; and Bob Wetenhall, RBC Capital Markets, discuss housing data as rates remain low.
In this week's "Power House" segment, Jeff Block of Prudential Fox & Roach, discusses the state of Philadelphia's real estate market. This week's power house is listed for about $2.3 million.
Closed existing home sales rose 1.7 percent in August, reports CNBC's Diana Olick. Realtors say lower mortgage rates will not help home sales this Fall.
Shari Olefson, CEO of The Carnegie Group, comments on the U.S. "housing hangover" following the increase in mortgage rates but expects new rules effective in 2014 to have a "much bigger impact".
Some people are willing to spend every nickel to get into the housing market now, but you don't want to end up house poor.
How much does the Fed's decision on its timing of the taper matter to housing and mortgage rates? CNBC's Dominic Chu and Diana Olick look at stocks to buy and avoid.
Former Minneapolis Fed President Gary Stern provides his thoughts on Janet Yellen and Donald Kohn as the next Fed chairman. And Douglas Yearley, Toll Brothers CEO, shares his perspective on the rise in historically low mortgages rates and its impact on the housing market.
Douglas Yearley, Toll Brothers CEO, provides his perspective on how the Fed's decision on interest rates and tapering will likely impact home builders, and where he is seeing the hottest real estate action.
There is good news and bad news in home buying: sales are improving, but mortgage rates are set to rise.
Lenders initiated foreclosure action against 52,826 U.S. homes in November, down 10 percent from the previous month and a drop of 32 percent from November last year, according to new data from foreclosure listing firm RealtyTrac Inc.. Foreclosure starts increased last month on an annual basis in 15 states, including Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland and Oregon.
Economist John Taylor said Alan Greenspan kept rates too low for too long, exacerbating the housing bubble. Greenspan said Taylor's wrong.