And the champion of CNBC's Super Bowl of million-dollar homes is ...
The rules are designed to protect borrowers and lenders from jumping into loans that might be too optimistic.
Contracts for newly built homes dipped slightly last month, and strong October numbers were revised even higher.
Mortgage applications fell for a second week and hit a 13-year low as mortgage rates rose due to a bond market selloff.
CNBC's Diana Olick breaks down the economics of home lending by the numbers.
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?