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    Even in a sellers' market, outdated homes are hard to move, so homeowners are turning to smart technology to update their property.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

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

  • Zillow home page

    Spencer Rascoff, Zillow Group CEO, speaks about the state of the housing market in the U.S. at the iCONIC Conference in Seattle.

  • Australia's property prices appear set to come off the boil after a long run up, with analysts pointing to signs the market is turning.

  • Family sitting on roof of underwater home

    In total, 3.2 million homeowners nationally still owe more on their mortgages than their homes are currently worth. How can that be?

  • A sign advertising an apartment for rent is displayed in front of an apartment building in San Francisco, California.

    Annual rent gains in Q1 dropped to 4.1 percent from 5 percent a year ago.

  • Home equity loans trending higher

    Sam Khater, CoreLogic economist, provides insight to the growing trend among some customers to tap into the equity in their homes for cash. And Ed Lazear, Hoover Institution, weighs in.

  • A sold sticker is displayed on a for sale sign outside a home in Garner, North Carolina.

    As interest rates inched higher, refinancings fell, impacting overall mortgage applications.

  • Real estate agent, left, shows a home to a prospective buyer in Coral Gables, Florida.

    Home price appreciation in major U.S. metropolitan areas in the first month of the year kept pace with recent gains.

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