Real Estate Mortgages

  • Contractors secure a wall section on a home under construction at the Toll Brothers Cantera at Gale Ranch housing development in San Ramon, Calif.

    Builders have been blaming weak home construction on labor shortages, but a new Goldman Sachs report suggests that's not the case.

  • Homeowner tax letdown

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports that young homeowners may not be getting the tax savings they expect due to low mortgage rates.

  • House for sale

    Buying a home no longer offers attractive tax breaks, due to near-record low mortgage rates and an increase in the standard deduction.

  • Wells Fargo CFO: Living will objection was unexpected

    John R. Shrewsberry, Wells Fargo CFO and CNBC Global CFO Council member, discusses the bank's recent earnings releases, as well as the regulators' rejection of its living will plans.

  • ValueInsured is offering a down payment protection plan for your home equity.

  • Mortgage apps jump

    CNBC’s Diana Olick reports mortgage applications were up 10 percent last week, and provides insight to a company betting on insuring home equity.

  • Mortgage apps

    It took a few weeks, but near record low mortgage rates may be pushing more homebuyers into this spring's housing market.

  • Housing bubble ahead? Billionaire row is in trouble: Dolly Lenz

    I'm beginning to see confidence wane, says Dolly Lenz, Dolly Lenz Real Estate, sharing her outlook on the housing market. Sales will be flat in some areas but down in places where they are overbuilt, predicts Lenz.

  • Housing's big story? Inventory is down: Trulia economist

    A shortage of inventory is making it difficult for potential homebuyers to actually find a home, says Ralph McLaughlin, Trulia chief economist, with the latest data on the housing market. But Dolly Lenz of Dolly Lenz Real Estate says she is seeing a big housing bubble in Florida. Also Lenz explains why she thinks the new disclosure requirement in the luxury real estate market is a very good thing.

  • Home buyers & sellers spooked

    Some expected mortgage rates to follow the lift in rates by the Fed. CNBC's Diana Olick reports the average contract interest rate on the 30-year is already below 4 percent.

  • Mortgage dips market dips

    A potpourri of political and economic factors are behind the fall in mortgage rates, which follow loosely the yield on the U.S. 10-year Treasury

  • Mortgage rates take unexpected dip lower

    CNBC's Diana Olick takes a look at what's likely driving mortgage rates lower.

  • The spotlight on the London property market as a destination for colossal sums of money has intensified after the so-called Panama Papers leak.

  • JPM sticks by mortgage business

    JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon told shareholders one of the questions he still gets from investors is on the mortgage business. Bethany McLean, CNBC contributor and Vanity Fair contributing editor weighs in.

  • Millennial mortgages a game changer?

    Casey Crawford, Movement Mortgage CEO, and Andrew Bon Salle, Fannie Mae, discuss the state of lending, the housing market, and encouraging responsible borrowing.

  • Home smart technology

    Even in a sellers' market, outdated homes are hard to move, so homeowners are turning to smart technology to update their property.

  • Bank of Queensland

    Jon Sutton, Bank of Queensland MD and CEO, says the bank is seeing good loan growth ever since it opened up its distribution channels.

  • Millennial couple house hunting.

    First-time homebuyers are largely sitting out this housing recovery, and while affordability is the main reason, it is not the only reason.reason.

  • Ocean front homes stand along the beach on Long Beach Island in Long Beach Township, New Jersey.

    With the nation's political future still uncertain, vacation homebuyers are leery of the economy to put money down on a discretionary purchase.

  • A sign advertising home mortgage services at a Bank of America branch in Manhattan Beach, Calif.

    A sharp drop in mortgage rates was enough to spark a refinance rebound, and boost mortgage applications.

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