Real Estate Housing


  • Shopping mortgage rates? Act soon: Quicken Loans Thursday, 17 Dec 2015 | 11:03 AM ET

    There's a three to six month window before mortgage rates move appreciably higher, Quicken Loans CEO Bill Emerson tells CNBC.

  • Will Fed hike push mortgages rates higher? Thursday, 17 Dec 2015 | 8:41 AM ET
    Will Fed hike push mortgages rates higher?

    We don't believe mortgage rates will ratchet up any time soon, says William Emerson, Quicken Loans CEO, weighing in on how the Fed's rate hike is likely to impact home buyers.

  • Why the Fed move doesn't matter to mortgage rates Thursday, 17 Dec 2015 | 1:39 PM ET
    Mortgage rates

    The Fed's quarter-point hike doesn't mean the average 30-year fixed mortgage will be a quarter point higher.

  • US housing starts surge, permits hit 5-month high Wednesday, 16 Dec 2015 | 9:09 AM ET
    Construction crews work on new town homes in Erie, Colorado.

    U.S. housing starts rebounded from a seven-month low and permits jumped, signs of strength that could give the Fed more confidence to raise rates.

  • There's no pricing power out there: Jack Welch Wednesday, 16 Dec 2015 | 8:34 AM ET
    There's no pricing power out there: Jack Welch

    Jack Welch, Jack Welch Management Institute executive chairman, shares his thoughts on the U.S. economy and overall business environment.

  • Housing starts up 10.5% in November Wednesday, 16 Dec 2015 | 8:30 AM ET
    Housing starts up 10.5% in November

    CNBC's Rick Santelli has the latest data on housing starts and CNBC's Steve Liesman adds perspective.

  • How Fed hike could impact housing: Pro Wednesday, 16 Dec 2015 | 7:52 AM ET
    How Fed hike could impact housing: Pro

    Theodore Tozer, Ginnie Mae president, weighs in on how an interest rate hike could impact housing and mortgages. And Jack Welch, Jack Welch Management Institute, weighs in.

  • Mortgage refinances up 1% on rate fears Wednesday, 16 Dec 2015 | 7:13 AM ET
    A customer enters at a Wells Fargo branch in Hermosa Beach, California.

    Mortgage rates didn't move last week, but more borrowers made applications to refinance their home loans, possibly worried that rates will move higher.

  • What a Fed hike means for housing Wednesday, 16 Dec 2015 | 5:30 AM ET
    What a Fed hike means for housing

    Digital Risk’s co-founder and managing partner, Jeff Taylor, gives his outlook on the U.S. housing sector following an interest rate hike from the Federal Reserve.

  • Rate hike & housing prices Tuesday, 15 Dec 2015 | 11:56 AM ET
    Rate hike & housing prices

    Discussing the impact to the real estate market if the Federal Reserve begins to hike rates gradually, with Robert Reffkin, Compass co-founder and CEO.

  • Homebuilder sentiment falls a point in December Tuesday, 15 Dec 2015 | 10:00 AM ET
    A construction worker builds a wall of a home at the Lennar Corp. Madison Pointe at Central Park development in Doral, Florida.

    Confidence among U.S. home builders took an unexpected step backward in December, as fewer potential buyers toured their properties.

  • ‘The Big Short’ is actually pretty funny Monday, 14 Dec 2015 | 12:21 PM ET
    The Big Short movie

    Adam McKay pulls off “The Big Short” as a comedy, says former hedge-fund trader Turney Duff. At times, he says, it was like watching a hip-hop video!

  • Love Home Swap buys rival to expand Monday, 14 Dec 2015 | 7:00 AM ET
    Love Home Swap buys rival to expand

    With the acquisition, the British start-up can now offer more than 100k properties through its website.

  • Home-swapping start-up buys rival Monday, 14 Dec 2015 | 2:03 AM ET

    Love Home Swap, a British start-up that lets you swap homes with someone, has acquired competitor HomeForExchange.

  • Top picks for home improvement exposure: Analyst Thursday, 10 Dec 2015 | 6:00 PM ET
    A contractor hammers roofing onto a home under construction at the Toll Brothers Inc. Enclave at Rye Brook housing development in Rye Brook, New York.

    Here’s the 2016 housing playbook for your home improvement portfolio, one RBC analyst told NBC.

  • Power House: Minneapolis Thursday, 10 Dec 2015 | 1:45 PM ET
    Power House: Minneapolis

    The real estate market in Minneapolis is hot. Three listings, with Coldwell Banker Burnet's John Schuster.

  • Warmer weather heats up Minneapolis housing Thursday, 10 Dec 2015 | 12:27 PM ET

    Minneapolis housing would usually be in a freeze by now, but buyers signed nearly 16 percent more contracts to buy homes in November vs. last year.

  • $2 million mortgage: No down payment, no joke! Thursday, 10 Dec 2015 | 10:47 AM ET

    The San Francisco Federal Credit Union this week started offering a $2 million mortgage ... with no down payment required.

  • Buffett reports 8% stake in Sears' REIT Seritage Thursday, 10 Dec 2015 | 9:29 AM ET
    Warren Buffett

    Warren Buffett disclosed an 8.02 percent stake in Seritage Growth Properties , a real estate trust created by retailer Sears Holdings.

  • Housing's new crisis: Half your income for rent Wednesday, 9 Dec 2015 | 12:50 PM ET
    Pedestrians walk by a for lease sign in San Francisco, California.

    A quarter of all renters, or 11.4 million people, now pay half their incomes on those monthly bills, according to a new study.

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