Real Estate Housing


  • Canadians still love NYC real estate Friday, 5 Feb 2016 | 1:28 PM ET
    View of skyline and commercial real estate in New York City.

    Canadians accounted for almost a third of the $25.6 billion in foreign capital in Manhattan commercial properties last year.

  • London garage seen selling for $261,000 Friday, 5 Feb 2016 | 11:11 AM ET

    A garage in London is set to be auctioned for $261,567 or more, as the escalation in real estate prices in the already expensive city continues.

  • Is homeownership worth it? Not in these cities Thursday, 4 Feb 2016 | 1:30 PM ET
    Couple looking at house

    While homeownership has long been deemed the "American dream," it may not actually make sense for younger Americans right now, according to Zillow.

  • Quicken Loans CEO: Incredible time to refinance Thursday, 4 Feb 2016 | 7:45 AM ET
    Quicken Loans CEO: Incredible time to refinance

    William Emerson, Quicken Loans CEO, discusses the company's first Super Bowl ad, the housing market and lenders requiring proof of safe water in Flint, Michigan.

  • Wells Fargo to pay $1.2B in lending settlement Wednesday, 3 Feb 2016 | 10:07 AM ET
    A sign is displayed outside of a Wells Fargo bank in San Francisco, California.

    The bank is set to pay $1.2 billion to resolve some civil claims related to its FHA lending program between 2001 to 2010.

  • Bill MIller's 'genius' play on synthetic biology Wednesday, 3 Feb 2016 | 7:32 AM ET
    Bill MIller's 'genius' play on synthetic biology

    Bill Miller, LMM chairman & CIO, weighs in on why he likes auto stocks and biotech company Intrexon.

  • Bill Miller's top value plays Wednesday, 3 Feb 2016 | 7:05 AM ET
    Bill Miller's top value plays

    Bill Miller, LMM chairman & CIO, shares his top investments picks, including a play on airlines and homebuilders.

  • Mortgage applications drop 2.6%—think snow Wednesday, 3 Feb 2016 | 7:00 AM ET
    The reflection of pedestrians walking is seen in a window next to a sign advertising home mortgage services at a Bank of America Corp. branch in Manhattan Beach, California.

    Mortgage rates fell last week, but so did record amounts of snow across much of the East Coast. Here's the connection.

  • Cash out refis on the rise Tuesday, 2 Feb 2016 | 6:48 AM ET
    Cash out refis on the rise

    As home values rise, homeowners are once again tapping into their growing equity, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.

  • China central bank eases rules for homebuyers Tuesday, 2 Feb 2016 | 5:35 AM ET
    The People's Bank Of China (PBOC) headquarters in Beijing, China.

    China's central bank and banking regulator said they would adjust personal mortgage policy regulations for home buyers in some cities.

  • China's five options to boost growth: HSBC Tuesday, 2 Feb 2016 | 1:13 AM ET

    China's policymakers still have ammunition to counter the mainland's slowing economy, including supply-side reforms and subsidized housing, HSBC said.

  • Owners cautiously taking cash out of homes Monday, 1 Feb 2016 | 11:47 AM ET
    home loan borrowing

    Homeowners are using refis to take cash out of homes, but are doing so, however, by pulling the most conservative amounts in history.

  • A housing supply problem Thursday, 28 Jan 2016 | 2:15 PM ET
    A housing supply problem

    Nela Richardson of Redfin says a lack of sellers is more of a concern than the number of buyers in the housing market.

  • Pending home sales flat Thursday, 28 Jan 2016 | 10:01 AM ET
    Pending home sales flat

    The measure of signed contracts was flat due to the difficulty prospective buyers have had in finding affordable homes. CNBC's Diana Olick explains

  • Pending home sales rise just 0.1% in December Thursday, 28 Jan 2016 | 10:00 AM ET
    Pending home sales

    A lack of homes for sale is keeping potential buyers at bay. Signed contracts to buy existing homes remained essentially flat in December.

  • New home sales: 'A nice big beat' Wednesday, 27 Jan 2016 | 10:00 AM ET
    New home sales: 'A nice big beat'

    CNBC's Diana Olick says the median price of new homes is down, existing home inventories are low.

  • Mortgage applications up 8.8% on lower rates Wednesday, 27 Jan 2016 | 7:08 AM ET
    A home mortgage sign on a Wells Fargo branch in Brooklyn, New York.

    Defying expectations for the start of 2016, mortgage rates spiraled down further last week, spurring more volume in the mortgage market.

  • Robin Williams' Napa estate sells for $18.1M Tuesday, 26 Jan 2016 | 5:55 PM ET
    Robin Williams

    A 640-acre property belonging to the late actor and comedian Robin Williams sold for $18.1 million cash, according to the Los Angeles Times.

  • CEO of warehouse REIT said he isn't afraid of China Tuesday, 26 Jan 2016 | 3:25 PM ET
    Hamid Moghadam, chief executive officer of Prologis.

    The CEO of the largest warehouse REIT in the U.S. brushed off concerns about China after reporting solid results.

  • Rent relief could be coming here Tuesday, 26 Jan 2016 | 11:29 AM ET
    Apartment rental market

    By the end of this year, rents may actually rise at a slower pace than incomes in many markets, according to Zillow.

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