Low mortgage rates and rising home values are a perfect combination for homeowners looking to save some cash on their monthly mortgage payments. Reporter Diana Olick takes a look at the numbers and where the rates could go next.
Paul Chan, financial secretary of Hong Kong, says compared with 20 years ago, Hong Kong is now better able to withstand adjustments in the real estate market.
Fed Governor Powell did a lot of jawboning today about the US mortgage market. Michael Farr explains why that's risky business.
Amazon's plan to acquire Whole Foods will not only change the landscape for retail but also for real estate.
The rise came even as interest rates made their largest five-day-week jump since just after the presidential election.
Prices for Manhattan real estate hit a new all-time high in the second quarter, with apartments now selling for an average of $2.19 million.
Megan McGrath, executive director and senior homebuilder analyst at MKM Partners, discusses how to play the home building stocks in the second half of the year.
Two major changes in the mortgage market go into effect this month, and both could help millions more borrowers qualify for a home loan.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the upcoming changes to mortgage underwriting that could help more people get loans.
The RBA kept rates unchanged on Tuesday, but the Australian dollar dropped after it said it expected the economy to strengthen gradually.
CNBC's Diana Olick takes a look at the health of the housing sector and what the next six months could look like for homebuyers and sellers.
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are the real culprits at the heart of the last financial crisis.
Talk-show host Jin Xing might be one of China's most prolific television personalities, but she's chosen to rent rather than own a home.
Singapore property cooling measures, which have dampened home sales and prices, remain necessary, the central bank said on Thursday.
The pending home sales index from the Realtors dropped 0.8 percent month to month and is now 1.7 percent lower than May 2016.
The Mortgage Bankers Association's adjusted index is now down 17 percent compared to the same week one year ago.
Total application volume fell 6.2 percent last week, compared to the previous week.
The conditions are ripe for housing confidence, but renters aren't buying it.
Retiring a mortgage can reduce stress, increase cash flow and provide an equity cushion, however dvisors warn against using retirement-account funds to pay off home loans.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports on lower mortgage rates and some home owners are saving through refinancing.
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