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Do homebuyers care about rising rates? The short answer is: Sort of. Here's why.
Groundbreaking dropped 3 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual pace of 1.13 million-units, the Commerce Department said.
Bethany McLean, CNBC Contributor, Vanity Fair Contributing Editor; Reuters Columnist, discusses potential risk posed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, which control over $5 trillion in mortgage debt.
Here's how a Fed rate increase would impact the housing market—and which markets would be hit hardest, says Realtor.com Economist Jonathan Smoke.
A monthly homebuilder sentiment index rose one point in September to a level of 62, the highest since the end of 2005.
Applications for US home mortgages fell last week amid the uncertainty over the Federal Reserve's decision.
The U.S. Senate unanimously approved a bill that would suspend the current compensation for the heads of the mortgage finance companies.
Mortgage borrowers backed away last week, as suspense continued ahead of this Thursday's Federal Reserve decision on the future of interest rates.
Home prices are overheating again but this is not a "housing bubble." Here's why.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports on what the first Fed rate hike in nine years could mean for housing and mortgages.
A Fed rate hike would affect consumers looking for car and personal loans more than those seeking mortgages, LendingTree founder Doug Lebda tells CNBC.
Doug Lebda, LendingTree CEO, explains how a rate hike would impact mortgages, student loans and auto loans.
The U.S.'s complex, fragmented and regulated real estate market is currently putting a cork on a potentially disruptive wave of online-only agents.
The median price of a Seattle home sold in August was $536,000, a stunning 23 percent jump from the same month a year earlier.
Brand-new single-family homes are now the target of investors looking to take advantage of the booming rental market.
Mortgage applications fell 6.2% last week as interest rates ticked up.
A slight uptick in interest rates was enough to end a brief rally in mortgage applications.
Tapping home equity is far more difficult than it was in the last decade, when a home was synonymous with an ATM. Here's why.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports that more borrowers are gaining equity in their homes, which is allowing them to get out from underwater on their mortgages.
Some mortgage lenders are beginning to lower rates after bond markets bounced back, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.