Fannie & Freddie's future likely in hands of court or legislature: CEO

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David Stevens, Mortgage Bankers Association CEO, talks about changes ahead in government-sponsored financial services corporations, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac….

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David Stevens, Mortgage Bankers Association CEO, talks about changes ahead in government-sponsored financial services corporations, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac….

10 New Orleans Homes to Inspire Mardi Gras Magic

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If you go to New Orleans for Mardi Gras and never want to leave, we understand; the city can be intoxicating (and not just from the booze). So, let the city’s Southern charm work its magic on you, and peruse these 10 gorgeous New Orleans homes for sale. They might just tempt you to hang your hat in the Big Easy.

918 St…

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If you go to New Orleans for Mardi Gras and never want to leave, we understand; the city can be intoxicating (and not just from the booze). So, let the city’s Southern charm work its magic on you, and peruse these 10 gorgeous New Orleans homes for sale. They might just tempt you to hang your hat in the Big Easy.

918 St…

Consumer sentiment index at 96.3 (February – final)

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CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest read on new home sales and University of Michigan consumer confidence….

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CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest read on new home sales and University of Michigan consumer confidence….

House of the Week: A 233-Year-Old Home With a Vintage Facelift

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Before Bob Stamps bought this 18th-century home in New Hampshire, it had an outdated kitchen and a mourning room. They both had to go.

Although the home was mostly preserved to match its colonial vintage, its kitchen was from the disco era. Stamps decided to “take what looked like the 1970s and turn it into the 1770s.”

He updated the room’s bones and overlayed that structure with period-looking pieces. For example, the oven is ensconced in an island that appe…

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Before Bob Stamps bought this 18th-century home in New Hampshire, it had an outdated kitchen and a mourning room. They both had to go.

Although the home was mostly preserved to match its colonial vintage, its kitchen was from the disco era. Stamps decided to “take what looked like the 1970s and turn it into the 1770s.”

He updated the room’s bones and overlayed that structure with period-looking pieces. For example, the oven is ensconced in an island that appe…

US new home sales rise in sign of housing market health, but fail to meet expectations

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The Commerce Department says new home sales rose 3.7 percent to a seasonally-adjusted 555,000 units. That is 5.5 percent higher than a year ago….

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The Commerce Department says new home sales rose 3.7 percent to a seasonally-adjusted 555,000 units. That is 5.5 percent higher than a year ago….

Here's the salary needed to afford a home in the 15 largest cities

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Find out median home payment costs for the 15 largest cities in the U.S. and the salary you'll likely need to pay them….

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Find out median home payment costs for the 15 largest cities in the U.S. and the salary you'll likely need to pay them….

Hong Kong’s land supply for private flats likely to exceed target again in 2017-18

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The land supply for private housing is expected to be sufficient to build almost 32,000 flats in 2017-18, the SCMP reports….

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The land supply for private housing is expected to be sufficient to build almost 32,000 flats in 2017-18, the SCMP reports….

See Inside the Homes of 10 Award-Winning Celebs

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It’s awards season in Hollywood, and Sunday night is the highlight. Stars will be donning their designer gowns and tuxes for the creme de la creme of awards ceremonies.

Winning one of the golden statues is no small feat, even for Hollywood A-listers. To gear up for Sunday night’s ceremony, let’s take a peek inside the homes of 10 past award winners.

Jennifer Lawrence

Recognized for her work in “Silver Linings Playbook,” Jennifer Lawrenc…

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It’s awards season in Hollywood, and Sunday night is the highlight. Stars will be donning their designer gowns and tuxes for the creme de la creme of awards ceremonies.

Winning one of the golden statues is no small feat, even for Hollywood A-listers. To gear up for Sunday night’s ceremony, let’s take a peek inside the homes of 10 past award winners.

Jennifer Lawrence

Recognized for her work in “Silver Linings Playbook,” Jennifer Lawrenc…

From hoverboards to safer building foundations

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Greg Henderson, CEO of ARX PAX, talks about how the company uses technology to reduce the risks buildings face from natural disasters….

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Greg Henderson, CEO of ARX PAX, talks about how the company uses technology to reduce the risks buildings face from natural disasters….