Buying a home can end up costing many times the sticker price in goods, services and fees, so ownership might not make sense for everyone.
The Beverley Hills mansion made famous from Hollywood classics such as "The Godfather" and "The Bodyguard" has been put up for sale for $175 million.
Financial advisors say that most of their clients are confused about the ins and outs and associated costs of credit.
With new rules and regulations, CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses whether or not a reverse mortgage is right for you.
With baby boomers warming to reverse mortgages, regulators are debuting rules that shore up the government-backed loan program.
Barclays is to offer 100 percent mortgages, in a move that echoes the risky lending practices that led to the global financial crisis of 2008.
A look at four strategic uses of home-equity wealth that can allow the aging baby boomer generation to retire in place at home.
Economists have warned about bubbles in several key property markets, but it appears investors are now expecting just one to burst in the near future.
The housing market is well on its way to recovery, according to Toll Brothers CEO Douglas Yearley.
The Mortgage Bankers Association expects new home sales growth to be flat in April, a sign of a weak housing recovery.
Extremely low mortgage rates may be putting would-be homebuyers in a tough spot when they're ready to sell, Zillow's Stan Humphries warns.
Drew and Jonathan Scott, the reality star twins behind HGTV's "The Property Brothers," tell CNBC what it takes to profit from buying and renovating.
Without Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, there would be few buyers for 30-year mortgages. That could upend the U.S. housing market, Dick Bove tells CNBC.
It's the U.K.'s favorite topic of conversation, one of its national pastimes, and the chatter is set to start all over again.
The government can help homeowners while also managing risks that contributed to the country's housing crisis, Julian Castro told CNBC.
The former Fed chair being turned down for a home refinancing loan should serve as a call-to-action, HomeServices CEO Ronald Peltier tells CNBC.
Generational forces and still-tight mortgage lending standards are holding back housing from a more robust recovery, Lennar CEO Stuart Miller tells CNBC.
There's a risk of the U.S. becoming a nation of renters because of constraints on lenders, former Wells Fargo chief Richard Kovacevich says.
With recent signs that housing may be slowing down a bit, Nobel Prize-winning economist Robert Shiller told CNBC on Tuesday that he'd still describe the recovery as strong.
Many first-time homebuyers are being left on the sidelines, watching all that cheap money inch higher because, among other reasons, lending requirements remain tight.