For an election supposedly based on the economy, housing policy has been egregiously absent from the rhetoric. Here's what we do know.
The story is all too familiar in housing: Mortgage interest rates rise, and homebuyers and refinancers retreat.
The amount of equity homeowners now have, that is, the value outside their mortgage debt, has doubled in the last five years, according to CoreLogic.
Some advisors now think consumers can improve their financial standing by factoring home equity into a comprehensive retirement income plan.
Pfizer, Coach and Wells Fargo are making headlines this Tuesday morning before the opening bell.
In the past year, single women made up 17 percent of all homebuyers, purchasing at twice the rate of single men.
Rodrigo Lopez, Mortgage Bankers Association chairman, weighs in on the state of home ownership and the election.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports on health of the housing market, including contracts signed to buy homes up 1.5 percent monthly.
After falling to the lowest level in 50 years, the U.S. homeownership rate bounced up slightly in the third quarter of this year.
Fewer and fewer homes may be for sale, but where they are flying off the shelves is out West, according to new pending home sales.
The German lender took down cash bonuses planned for this year, and may tie compensation to its share price.
A slight drop in mortgage rates was not enough to entice home buyers, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.
Homebuyers were not enticed by lower mortgage rates last week, and the drop was not enough to boost refinances either.
Industrial real estate that houses pot production is in high demand, and is about to become the first opportunity for investors to get in on marijuana.
Don't believe the hype about a Singapore property pick-up, Nomura said, addressing some "half-truths" about one of Asia's real estate hotspots.
Rising house prices in Sweden are an "unnecessary reality" according to Henrik Unell, chief analyst with Nordea.
Dan Gilbert, Quicken Loans founder, weighs in on the state of the housing industry. In this low interest rate environment why isn't there more capital investment, asks Gilbert.
Housing starts fell sharply in September, but those drop belies a big improvement for the market, at least in this monthly read.
Starts tumbled to a 1-1/2-year low in September, but a surge in the construction of single-family units pointed to sustained strength in the market.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest data on housing.
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