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  • The housing comeback is showing signs of accelerating more rapidly than most anybody had thought at this point, David Stevens, president and CEO of Mortgage Bankers Association, told CNBC.

  • A staple during the real-estate boom, interest-only home loans are now available only to a privileged few, and even they should approach with care.

  • Hottest Picks in the Housing Sector

    CNBC's Brian Shactman takes a look at which companies are profiting from the comeback in housing.

  • Headwinds For Housing

    David Stevens, Mortgage Bankers Association CEO, discusses how credit flow will impact home sales this Spring.

  • 'Cypress Effect' on US Markets

    John Stoltzfus, Oppenheimer; and Roger Altman, Evercore Partners, discuss how concerns in Europe are impacting U.S. investors.

  • Don't let fears of a housing bubble stop you from investing in Chinese real estate, one expert tells CNBC, adding that China remains one of the world's most attractive property markets.

  • A Bearish Sign in Housing Recovery: Economist

    Net household formation figures could be exposing some weakness in the housing recovery, says David Rosenberg, Gluskin Sheff & Associates chief economist and strategist.

  • Cracks in Housing Recovery?

    David Rosenberg, Gluskin Sheff's chief economist, says four cracks remain in housing, including tight credit conditions, high unemployment, tight inventory and a lack of first-time buyers.

  • Existing Home Sales Up 0.8% in February

    A look at the latest data on housing, with CNBC's Diana Olick.

  • Aviv REIT Up Sharply on NYSE Debut

    Craig Bernfield, Aviv REIT chairman & CEO, discusses his company's IPO and how he plans to grow his business by acquiring and leasing skilled nursing facilities.

  • For the first time in over six months, the supply of homes for sale is beginning to rise.

  • CME Group said it plans to sell the building that houses its grain exchange in Kansas City, Mo., and may also sell the building which houses its energy trading floor in New York.

  • Cramer's Mad Dash: $5.7 Billion REIT Deal

    Jim Cramer explains what to watch ahead of the open, including Caterpillar and American Realty Capital Properties.

  • Home Economics: Buying vs. Renting

    Jed Kolko, Trulia chief economist, discusses a 2013 report that indicates it's cheaper to buy a home than rent, despite rising home prices.

  • 4 ways to pay off your mortgage earlier

    Applications for U.S. home mortgages tumbled for a second week in a row last week as interest rates continued to climb to seven-month highs, data from an industry group showed on Wednesday.

  • U.S. Treasury

    The outside chance that seemingly endless monetary stimulus could be on the road to withdrawal may upset bond investors, yet traders expect Cyprus' woes to limit the potential downside.

  • Housing Starts Up 0.8% in February

    The housing recovery is chugging away, with CNBC's Diana Olick. New permits for construction rose to the highest level since 2008, and housing starts are up from last month.

  • Former Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner is trying to sell his home near Washington, DC for just under a million bucks.

  • Miami Condos: The Foreign Invasion

    Building has begun again in Miami, but is the demand for real? And, who stands to profit most? CNBC's Diana Olick takes a look at some of the red flags.

  • Miami, Fla.

    During the height of the housing boom, some likened the flipping game in Miami's condo market to a circus. The circus is back, and more high-flying than ever.

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  • Diana Olick

    Diana Olick serves as CNBC's real estate correspondent as well as the editor of the Realty Check section on CNBC.com.

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