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  • Housing lock     Tuesday, 20 May 2014 | 1:07 PM ET

    Many home buyers are struggling to get in at an affordable price level because sellers are also struggling to sell their homes. Susan Wachter, UPenn professor of real estate says this is the "long lasting gift" of the housing boom and bust.

  • Underwater borrowers still drowning     Tuesday, 20 May 2014 | 1:03 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports the housing market needs lower priced homes right now, however many owners are still underwater unable to sell the home.

  • Best global opportunities: Flowers     Tuesday, 20 May 2014 | 7:15 AM ET

    The place where we see the most trouble and the most opportunity to put new money to work is the euro zone, says J. Christopher Flowers, JC Flowers & Co. founder, talking with CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera about his investment strategies.

  • Flowers on MF Global & Corzine     Tuesday, 20 May 2014 | 7:09 AM ET

    J. Christopher Flowers, JC Flowers & Co. founder, discusses his relationship with Jon Corzine and the collapse of MF Global.

  • Flowers on BAC bailout     Tuesday, 20 May 2014 | 7:09 AM ET

    J. Christopher Flowers, JC Flowers & Co. founder, discusses the bailout of Bank of America during the financial crisis of 2008.

  • What's going on in Japan?     Tuesday, 20 May 2014 | 7:08 AM ET

    This is not a scientific question, it's a political question, says J. Christopher Flowers, JC Flowers & Co. founder, sharing his thoughts on Abenomics and the Japanese economy.

  • Flowers on state of US economy     Tuesday, 20 May 2014 | 7:06 AM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera talks with J. Christopher Flowers, JC Flowers & Co. founder, about the financial crisis of 2008 and 2009.

  • The most sought-after homes still underwater Tuesday, 20 May 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    Affordable homes are still drowning disproportionately. They are three times more likely to be underwater than expensive home, says Zillow.

  • Genworth CEO outlook for housing     Friday, 16 May 2014 | 3:36 PM ET

    Thomas McInerney, Genworth Financial president and CEO, gives his take on the housing recovery and assesses the mortgage market. The mortgage market is driven by employment and there has been slower employment growth than we like, McInerney said.

  • Housing starts surge, yes, but not why you think Friday, 16 May 2014 | 10:23 AM ET
    Site superintendent Grant Cooksey of the Ramage construction company inspects a work site at the Norton Commons subdivision in Louisville, Ky., on Tuesday, May 13, 2014.

    Housing starts were up in April by 13 percent, but that was driven by a 43 percent monthly jump in buildings with five or more units.

  • Million-dollar homes: Summer vacation edition Friday, 16 May 2014 | 8:38 AM ET

    As the housing recovery sputters, vacation home sales are surging back. CNBC reporters look at seven stunning homes. Think beach!

  • April housing starts up 13.2%     Friday, 16 May 2014 | 8:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli has the latest numbers on housing. And CNBC's Steve Liesman and Steve Wieting, Citi Private Bank, provide perspective

  • William Emerson, Quicken Loans CEO, provides an update on the housing market. Inventories are tight and home prices have gone up, says Emerson.

  • Why law to wind down Fannie-Freddie is unlikely Thursday, 15 May 2014 | 11:27 AM ET

    A Senate panel approved a bill to redesign the U.S. mortgage finance system, but it's unlikely to make it into law.

  • Home builders losing confidence in recovery Thursday, 15 May 2014 | 10:00 AM ET
    A worker uses a saw on a roof while building a new home at the Toll Brothers Inc. Baker Ranch community development in Lake Forest, California, Feb. 11, 2014.

    A monthly confidence index from the National Association of Home Builders slipped one point from a downwardly revised April figure.

  • NAHB sentiment index slips to 45     Thursday, 15 May 2014 | 10:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest NAHB sentiment index data.

  • Time to fully privatize mortgage-finance system Thursday, 15 May 2014 | 8:00 AM ET

    A fully private mortgage-finance system is the best way to fairly price mortgage-credit risks, says NYU Stern professor Lawrence White.

  • Sen. Corker plans to unwind Fannie & Freddie     Thursday, 15 May 2014 | 7:39 AM ET

    Sen. Bob Corker, (R-Tenn.), discusses his plan to replace government-sponsored Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac with a new federal mortgage insurance corporation.

  • Drop in rates spurs mortgage refinances     Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 2:13 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports mortgage rates have fallen to their lowest level in 6 months and the average rate on the 30-year fixed conforming loan fell to 4.39 percent from 4.43 percent.

  • 'Juiced' rates & housing affordability     Wednesday, 14 May 2014 | 1:40 PM ET

    Matthew Graham, Mortgage News Daily, discusses if the move by federal regulators to making it easier to get mortgages will help the housing market. CNBC's Diana Olick provides insight.

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