Economic Reports Housing Starts

  • Real gauge of housing demand

    Month to month, April housing starts rose 13 percent, but CNBC's Diana Olick reports investors need to look at the jump in multi-family data.

  • Residential housing is constructed at the Norton Commons subdivision in Louisville, Kentucky, May 13, 2014.

    U.S. housing starts jumped in April and building permits hit their highest level in nearly six years.

  • NAHB sentiment index slips to 45

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest NAHB sentiment index data.

  • 'Juiced' rates & housing affordability

    Matthew Graham, Mortgage News Daily, discusses if the move by federal regulators to making it easier to get mortgages will help the housing market. CNBC's Diana Olick provides insight.

  • Market divergence unusual: Pro

    Discussing extremes in the U.S. stock market and their investment strategy, with Erin Gibbs S&P Capital IQ, and Scott Rostan Training the Street.

  • Housing affordability huge challenge: Pro

    Jed Kolko, Trulia chief economist, looks at the coastal market housing affordability for the middle class in the U.S. Kolko reveals rentals have become less affordable.

  • Workers build a new home at the Pulte Homes Fireside at Norterra-Skyline housing development in Phoenix, Arizona.

    The housing market won't provide much of a boost to the U.S. economy, Bank of America senior U.S. economist Michelle Meyer says.

  • Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Stocks rally as momentum stocks stabilize, bonds rise across the globe and China and India see strong gains.

  • What Timothy Geithner really thinks

    CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin previews his interview with Timothy Geithner, former United States Secretary of Treasury, on his new book about the financial crisis.

  • Too hard to get a mortgage? Finance Editor Jeff Cox and CNBC's Diana Olick discuss the mortgage credit availability index and what's holding back the housing recovery. CNBC's Mary Thompson and CNBC contributor Howard Dean provide perspective.

  • All cash sales soar to record 42.7%

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports home prices are soaring at the same time mortgage credit is locked up tight.

  • Grant: Yellen needs to speak more clearly

    James Grant of Grant's Interest Rate Observer dissects Fed Chair Janet Yellen's testimony on Capitol Hill and looks at why bond yields continue to head lower despite the Fed's taper.

  • Gundlach's housing, GDP outlook

    Jeff Gundlach, Doubleline CEO & CIO, looks honestly at current housing data, and why he's chosen to short the home builder sector ETF XHB.

  • Peebles interested in Clippers?

    Real Estate titan Don Peebles, The Peebles Corporation chairman & CEO, discusses his level of interest in buying the Los Angeles Clippers as well as what he thinks is a fair price.

  • Real estate driven by affluent buyers: CEO

    Real Estate titan Don Peebles, The Peebles Corporation chairman & CEO, assesses residential real estate and discusses the overall state of the housing market. Peebles also comments on his interest in purchasing the L.A. Clippers.

  • Impact of 'futon generation' on housing

    The U.S. family and demographics are changing. CNBC's Diana Olick and Steve Liesman take a look at how more and more young adults -- between 18 and 24 years old -- still live with their parents.

  • Gauging housing right now

    Weekly mortgage applications plummeted to a four-week low last week. CNBC's Diana Olick reports the most recent data out of the housing market.

  • Housing searching for equilibrium: Trulia CEO

    Pete Flint, Trulia co-Founder and CEO, discusses slow growth in the housing market and explains why he sees improvement coming in home ownership data.

  • Housing OK? Or still in a slowdown?

    The latest reports on home prices show a better-than-expected increase in February. Sara Johnson, IHS Global Insight, Shari Olefson, author "Foreclosure Nation," and CNBC's Diana Olick, discuss the latest home ownership data and health of the housing market.

  • Home ownership falls to 64.8%

    The U.S. Census Bureau reports homeownership rates fell to 64.8 percent in Q1, the lowest level since 1995. CNBC's Diana Olick has the details.