Interest rates held relatively steady last week, near one-year lows, but homebuyers were not enticed. Here's why.
Builders have been blaming weak home construction on labor shortages, but a new Goldman Sachs report suggests that's not the case.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports that young homeowners may not be getting the tax savings they expect due to low mortgage rates.
Buying a home no longer offers attractive tax breaks, due to near-record low mortgage rates and an increase in the standard deduction.
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.
CNBC’s Diana Olick reports mortgage applications were up 10 percent last week, and provides insight to a company betting on insuring home equity.
It took a few weeks, but near record low mortgage rates may be pushing more homebuyers into this spring's housing market.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
Casey Crawford, Movement Mortgage CEO, and Andrew Bon Salle, Fannie Mae, discuss the state of lending, the housing market, and encouraging responsible borrowing.
Even in a sellers' market, outdated homes are hard to move, so homeowners are turning to smart technology to update their property.
Jon Sutton, Bank of Queensland MD and CEO, says the bank is seeing good loan growth ever since it opened up its distribution channels.
First-time homebuyers are largely sitting out this housing recovery, and while affordability is the main reason, it is not the only reason.reason.
With the nation's political future still uncertain, vacation homebuyers are leery of the economy to put money down on a discretionary purchase.
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