A monthly index of home builder sentiment rose for the fourth straight month in September to the highest reading since November 2005.» Read More
Jay Fishman, Travelers Insurance chairman & CEO, discusses the company's stock surge and explains the company's premise for producing value.
Sentiment among the nation's home builders surged ahead in June and is now one point shy of crossing into positive territory.
Former home owners who lost their homes to foreclosure after the housing crash are re-entering the market. CNBC's Diana Olick has the details.
A Federal Housing Administration program is helping owners who had been foreclosed on buy a home again.
A Credit Suisse survey of real estate agents is proving that something other than snow is impacting home sales. May was another tepid month.
Americans increasingly say they prefer to live near the centers of cities and towns, but it carries a costly trade-off.
The bank made its final multibillion-dollar settlement offer, but it was said to be short of what the Justice Department wants it to pay.
Mortgage activity finally responded to lower interest rates but just as rates began to rise again.
Weekly mortgage applications came in Wednesday, and they tell a perplexing story. CNBC real estate correspondent Diana Olick explains why.
Wells Fargo CFO John Shrewsberry says people are just not buying homes. Dani Babb, The Babb Group Real Estate CEO, and Jason Trennert, Strategas Research Partners, share their opinions about just how bad the industry is and might get.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports a Florida judge will hear the case of condo owners who are being forced to sell their homes to investors who want to convert the properties into rental apartments.
A Florida law has condo owners up in arms after investors tried force them to sell their units as rental demand spikes.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports investors in Florida are trying to buyout condominium owners to convert the properties into rental apartments.
Foreclosure activity dropped to an eight-year low in May as banks reclaimed fewer homes and foreclosure starts saw their lowest levels in years.
The one constituency housing needs most is the one struggling the hardest in the jobs market. Employment for those aged 25-34 fell in May.
The "Squawk on the Street" new team discuss a report by The Wall Street Journal that Bank of America is in talks with the Justice Department to settle probes involving the handling of mortgages before the financial crisis.
We need to have some form of liquidity provided for the housing market, says David Stevens, Mortgage Bankers Association CEO, sharing his thoughts on the housing recovery.
Here's why "Shark Tank" investor Kevin O'Leary says purchasing a home over the next several years is a bad idea.
Stuart Miller, Lennar Corp. CEO, shares perspective on the housing recovery and mortgage market. It's unclear when household formation will resume, say Miller. And Mike Jackson, AutoNation chairman, weighs in.
Mortgage rates fell last week, and in an unusual convergence, so did applications for refinances and home purchase loans.
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