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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.
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.
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.
J. Christopher Flowers, JC Flowers & Co. founder, discusses his relationship with Jon Corzine and the collapse of MF Global.
J. Christopher Flowers, JC Flowers & Co. founder, discusses the bailout of Bank of America during the financial crisis of 2008.
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.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera talks with J. Christopher Flowers, JC Flowers & Co. founder, about the financial crisis of 2008 and 2009.
Affordable homes are still drowning disproportionately. They are three times more likely to be underwater than expensive home, says Zillow.
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 were up in April by 13 percent, but that was driven by a 43 percent monthly jump in buildings with five or more units.
As the housing recovery sputters, vacation home sales are surging back. CNBC reporters look at seven stunning homes. Think beach!
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.
A Senate panel approved a bill to redesign the U.S. mortgage finance system, but it's unlikely to make it into law.
A monthly confidence index from the National Association of Home Builders slipped one point from a downwardly revised April figure.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest NAHB sentiment index data.
A fully private mortgage-finance system is the best way to fairly price mortgage-credit risks, says NYU Stern professor Lawrence White.
Sen. Bob Corker, (R-Tenn.), discusses his plan to replace government-sponsored Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac with a new federal mortgage insurance corporation.
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.
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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