U.S. baby boomers, desperate for retirement income, are increasingly turning back to reverse mortgages, but big banks stay away.
Construction material costs have been rising so fast it's hard to keep pace, Mohawk CEO Jeffrey Lorberbaum tells CNBC.
London is at risk of a housing bubble but the rest of the U.K. looks set to escape wild gyrations in the property market, a report argues.
The U.S. housing market could be in the early stages of yet another bubble, warned Robert Shiller, co-founder of the Case-Shiller index.
Federal and state officials ordered Ocwen Financial to refund $2 billion to borrowers to resolve allegations of misconduct in mortgage servicing.
Young people shunning the suburbs in favor of city life are leading the charge in the "reurbanization of America," real estate mogul Sam Zell says.
Homebuying has remained "pretty strong" despite higher mortgage rates, but refinancing has dropped "quite a bit," Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan told CNBC.
Since S&P eased its standards last year, its market share has risen to 69 percent from the 18 percent it had in the first years after 2008's crisis.
No matter what decision the Fed makes on tapering, it "can't change housing demographics," Toll Brothers CEO Douglas Yearley says.
The former Goldman Sachs bond trader known as "Fabulous Fab" was found liable on six of seven counts of defrauding investors in a mortgage securities fraud case brought by the SEC.
Current U.S. residents, newly legalized, under the immigration bill being debated in Congress, would generate $500 billion in real estate transactions and $25 billion in mortgage income, says a Hispanic realty group.
New York state plans to sue HSBC for allegedly ignoring a law designed to protect homeowners from being thrown into foreclosure without chance to renegotiate their mortgages.
Mortgage rates have jumped to their highest in a year, and house values are rising. Those who have waited to buy or refinance may find the time is right.
Bank of America's proposed $8.5 billion settlement offers investors more than they are likely to get if they go to trial, a lawyer argued Monday.
The Feds have granted a 90-day moratorium on foreclosures of homes with FHA mortgages in areas devastated by the Oklahoma tornado.
Some 96,000 borrowers who received checks to compensate them for wrongful foreclosures will be getting an additional check, the Federal Reserve announced Wednesday.
Retirees looking for a mortgage may find that even a pristine credit history and healthy retirement accounts are not enough.
A new map of who claims the mortgage interest tax deduction shows how the debate over ending it could pit renters against homeowners and rural areas against cities.
Applications for U.S. home mortgages rose last week, fueled by demand for refinancings as interest rates dropped, data from an industry group showed on Wednesday.
Vacation home sales last year rose 10 percent, but one Hamptons realtor says her clients "have given up on getting mortgages — totally."