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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Even in a sellers' market, outdated homes are hard to move, so homeowners are turning to smart technology to update their property.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.
A sharp drop in mortgage rates was enough to spark a refinance rebound, and boost mortgage applications.
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.
In total, 3.2 million homeowners nationally still owe more on their mortgages than their homes are currently worth. How can that be?
Annual rent gains in Q1 dropped to 4.1 percent from 5 percent a year ago.
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.
As interest rates inched higher, refinancings fell, impacting overall mortgage applications.
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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