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A monthly index of sentiment by the National Association of Home Builders registered 58 yet again in May, the same as April.
Data points may be mixed but there are pockets of the economy seeing green shots, namely the property and healthcare sectors, warns Medha Samant, investment director of Asian Equities at Fidelity International.
Cheap borrowing costs may be artificially pumping up property values, but strong real estate fundamentals are mitigating the risks, says investor Barry Sternlicht.
The Starwood Capital Group chief tells CNBC gives us his list, while downplaying concerns that low interest rates are heating up property values too much.
David Stephens, Mortgage Bankers Association CEO, provides a preview of spring's home-buying season, and weighs in on the health of the mortgage market. Our forecast is for interest rates to rise this year on the 30-year, says Stephens. And Barry Sternlicht, Starwood Capital, provides insight.
Despite interest rates hitting recent lows, the number of people applying for a mortgage barely moved last week.
Nick Tuffley from ASB Bank expects the New Zealand central bank to introduce new property market restrictions that focus on loan-to-value ratios.
Forget Las Vegas and Phoenix, today's real estate investors are seeing more lucrative opportunities in less-obvious markets.
Quicken Loans CEO Bill Emerson tells CNBC the lender won't settle with the government over allegations of filing false claims on federally insured mortgages.
Investors gunning for an rate hike by the Fed may be looking in the wrong direction, as millennials have more control of rates than the central bank.
Bill Emerson, Quicken Loans CEO, discusses the Justice Department's claim the mortgage giant knowingly submitted claims for improperly-written FHA-insured loans.
Princess Jasmine's palace in Disney's "Aladdin" would retail at $2.53 billion on the U.K. property market, according to an online estate agency.
A flood of demand from local and foreign businesses is boosting real-estate in the Philippines, points out Rick Santos, chairman, founder and managing partner of CBRE Philippines.
Major U.K. mortgage lenders hiked the upper-age limit for home loan approvals on Monday, sparking fears of risky lending standards.
One big headwind could send Hong Kong's stubbornly high prices down as much as 20 percent over the next two years, Goldman said.
A luxury London apartment is a pipe-dream all but the very, very rich. However, for one person, this option could be available for free.
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