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Despite an unexpected and substantial fall in new home construction in June, industry analysts appear undeterred in their veritable housing euphoria.
Even with demand coming back, home builder sentiment at a seven-year high and real estate agents reporting bidding wars, there is not a bubble risk, according to CoreLogic.
Confidence among the nation's home builders in July jumped to the highest level since January of 2006, according to a monthly index from the National Association of Home Builders.
U.S. foreclosure activity in June fell to the lowest level since December of 2006, but certain states are seeing a rise in activity.
You don't see it now, and you won't for a few months, but higher mortgage raise will force a major pause in the housing recovery.
Just as the housing recovery was gaining steam, rising mortgage rates threw a wrench in it and turned down the heat. But it's not all bad news, not for rental apartments.
Just as America's homeowners were finally coming up for air, they are suddenly turning more negative on the housing market, according to a new survey from Fannie Mae.
Rates are moving so fast and so dramatically that even recent reports seem outdated, which has a direct effect on consumers shopping for mortgages.
Manhattan may be an island, but it is not unto itself when it comes to the issues now plaguing the United States real estate market.
Sales of newly built homes rose to a five-year high in May, but those numbers could be wrong because they include contracts signed before mortgage rates spiked.
Signed contracts to buy previously owned homes rose to the highest level in six years. Rising interest rates may be causing some buyers to get in quickly.
With mortgage rates rising, consumers are once again turning to adjustable rate mortgages with lower rates and lower monthly payments. But there are risks.
Home prices took a major leap in April, setting a monthly record for gains, according to the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices.
The Million Dollar Home challenge is back, now venturing to the vacation home market. Six reporters were sent to secret locations and profiled homes listed for about $1 million.
For six months, home prices have been leaping in double digits from a year ago. In May the median existing home sale price was 15.4 percent higher nationally than May of 2012.
More than a year after the nation’s five largest mortgage servicers signed a $26 billion legal settlement, those same servicers still need to do better, according to a new report.
Home builders started fewer single-family homes in May than predicted, which is curious given the low U.S. supply of new and existing homes for sale.
Now that's a shot of confidence: Home builder sentiment hit a 7-year high in June.
As homes prices rise, banks are acting faster on overdue loans. The rate at which banks took ownership of properties rose 11 percent in May over April.
After falling dramatically for more than a month, applications for mortgage refinances finally swung to the positive last week, rising 5 percent despite the rise in mortgage rates.
The housing market is one of the pillars of the U.S. economy and there may be no better indication of how the market is doing than housing starts.
You may have heard this term in the aftermath of the real estate bubble. So what is an underwater mortgage?
Sometimes financial terms sound exactly like what they are. CNBC explains jumbo mortgages.
Rising rates, in addition to tighter underwriting and fast-rising home prices, have pushed borrowers to smaller lenders.
After delays due to the government shutdown and a large downward revision for August sales, gains aren't what they seem.
Sales of new U.S. single-family homes recorded their biggest increase in nearly 33-1/2 years in October, even as mortgage rates rose.