January 10th, 2014
02:40 PM ET

High mortgage rates? It’s all relative

Mortgage rates have been on the rise since summer. Those numbers are scary, but perspective is important. Christine Romans looks back to the ‘80s when rates topped 18% - now’s that for frightening.

July 31st, 2013
12:24 PM ET

Home, sweet housing market

If you’ve been eyeing a dream home, you should know the current housing market is pretty dreamy as well. Christine Romans explains why an uptick in home prices and still-low mortgage rates make this a great time to buy.

June 28th, 2013
05:34 PM ET

Rates climb as housing comes back

Higher mortgage rates don't sound like a good thing, but Christine Romans speaks with Jonathan Miller about why a rate hike could mean a healthier economy.