Diana Olick, NBR, CNBC.com’s Posts

Homebuyer demand is strong, but affordability was weakening even before rates began to rise, as tight supply pushed home prices sharply higher.

Following the subprime mortgage crisis, low-income borrowers with low credit scores were locked out of homeownership. Now a major player in the subprime crisis is backing new loans to the same borrowers but with a far different product.

Mortgage rates moved to the highest level in 8 years, and confidence in housing is now slipping. This as millennials are smack in the middle of their prime home buying years. Rates are expected to move even higher going into next year.

Total real estate sales in Manhattan fell 11 percent in the third quarter compared with a year ago, marking the fourth straight quarter of double-digit declines, according to new data.

Signed contracts to buy existing homes fell for the second straight month to the lowest level since January of this year. Sales have fallen for four out of the last five months, as prices and mortgage rates increase.

Homeowners continued their rush to refinance, as mortgage rates jumped even higher last week.

Home cycling platform Peloton is suing Flywheel over alleged patent infringement on its competitive leaderboard technology.

An estimated 250,000 homes in North Carolina will likely be affected, with the bulk of the damage in that state. Across both states, Florence could cause $3 billion to $5 billion in insured property losses from wind and storm surge, according to CoreLogic.

Fast-rising home prices and higher mortgage rates have made it both cheaper and a better investment to rent a home than to buy one.

Homebuyers and homeowners don’t have much incentive to call a mortgage lender right now.

Fast-rising home prices and higher mortgage rates have made it both cheaper and a better investment to rent a home than to buy one.

When shopping for homes, millennials are putting their pets’ needs at the top of their list.

As the popularity of renting rises against buying single-family homes, so does the risk of being scammed.

The Seattle housing market has benefited greatly from strong Chinese buyer demand, but now weakness in the Chinese yuan, as well as tighter restrictions on money leaving China, are cutting into that demand.

Compass brokerage is ready to disrupt the classic “for sale” sign with a high-tech, interactive model that will be available to its 5,000 agents