Foreclosure activity ticks up in October as banks auctioned off more homes.
Despite the recent price slowdown, homes are still being snapped up from the market.
Housing finance reform might be too complicated to tackle in a comprehensive manner, according to housing experts.
A clear vision for the future of housing will bring stability to the market, says Henry Cisneros, former HUD Secretary.
SIFMA CEO and former New Hampshire Senator Judd Gregg says perception is yet to catch up to the reality that banks are safer today.
Despite rising home prices, banks and mortgage investors are seeing only a slow improvement in the amount of money they can recover from the liquidation of a foreclosed home.
Blackstone's rental-backed bond offering could be a game-changer for the housing market.
Including the December payment, the housing giant's dividend payments to Treasury would slightly exceed its cumulative draw.
The bailed-out giant will have paid $114 billion in dividends by the end of 2013.
CEO Brian Moynihan said the bank is focusing on responsible growth and is not interested in getting bigger.