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  • 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.

  • US home prices rise 5.8% in Nov.: S&P/Case-Shiller Tuesday, 26 Jan 2016 | 10:29 AM ET
    A home is offered for sale in the Bucktown neighborhood on September 21, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. Sales of previously owned homes fell more than expected nationwide in August following three months of gains.

    The S&P/Case-Shiller 20-City Composite Home Price Index rose faster than expected in November.

  • D.R. Horton CEO praises entry level growth Monday, 25 Jan 2016 | 2:10 PM ET
    D.R. Horton CEO praises entry level growth

    CNBC's Diana Olick highlights the growth in the entry level housing space.

  • Why one builder thinks cheaper homes work Monday, 25 Jan 2016 | 1:45 PM ET
    A D.R. Horton home on sale in Oswego, Illinois.

    Executives at the U.S.'s largest homebuilder aren't afraid to admit it: Cheap works. Its recent launch into the entry-level market is paying off.

  • Steph long Stanley Black & Decker Monday, 25 Jan 2016 | 12:49 PM ET
    Trader long Stanley Black & Decker

    Zelman Associates CEO Ivy Zelman thinks there is room to run in the housing market; and Stephanie Link, TIAA-CREF portfolio manager, provides perspective.

  • D.R. Horton under pressure, outlook bright: Pro Monday, 25 Jan 2016 | 10:33 AM ET
    D.R. Horton under pressure, outlook bright: Pro

    Evercore ISI housing research analyst Stephen East talks about how interest rate hikes could impact homebuilders and what to expect from D.R. Horton.

  • December home sales rebound? Here's the secret Friday, 22 Jan 2016 | 10:27 AM ET
    A sold sign in front of a home in San Francisco.

    The robust rebound in existing homes sales in December had everything to do with this.

  • Existing home sales jump Friday, 22 Jan 2016 | 10:00 AM ET
    Existing home sales jump

    Existing home sales rise bolstered by new mortgage regulations, spring housing shortage expected. CNBC's Diana Olick explains.

  • Need someone to plow the snow? Just click! Friday, 22 Jan 2016 | 9:08 AM ET
    J&R Lawns & Landscapes in Syracuse uses new app to order plows from an phone app.

    Plowz & Mowz, an on-demand, residential plowing and mowing company founded by two college buddies, is hoping to take advantage of this winter's snowfalls.

  • Singapore's luxury housing market remains firm Friday, 22 Jan 2016 | 2:33 AM ET
    Ong Chih Ching.

    Demand for high-end homes in Singapore remains firm despite levying of duties aimed to cool the once-runaway market, according to one local developer.

  • Celebrity chefs feed Cleveland real estate Thursday, 21 Jan 2016 | 9:28 AM ET
    Chef Zack Bruell at the Alley Cat restaurant, one of ten he owns in Cleveland.

    Retail used to be a driver of downtown real estate, but restaurants and hot chefs are the new development magnets, especially for millennials.

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