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Mortgage rates are at a 30-year low and even that's not enough to get people excited about the housing market, with CNBC's Diana Olick.
"In terms of global competitiveness what you see is the US has gained leaps and bounds versus Europe. Now, clearly emerging markets are still very competitive on an absolute cost and wage basis, they are still the leaders. However, once you add logistic costs and other associated costs the US is still very competitive at this point," Virginie Maisonneuve, head of multi-regional equities at Schroders. "You are seeing companies like Volkswagen going into places like Tennessee and getting cost on an hourly basis of $17 to $18 an hour, remember the likes of GM were firing at a cost of around $90 an hour so very much competitive."
More Americans fell behind on their mortgages last month, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.
Discussing whether getting in on the housing market is one of the best bets for your money, with Stan Humphries, Zillow.com chief economist, and CNBC's Diana Olick.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the drop in home sales, and a look at the surge in mortgage refinancing, with Michael Menatian, Sanborn Mortgage Corporation.
CNBC's Diana Olick has the details on home sales data for July.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports on today's real estate activity.
CNBC's Diana Olick has the details on housing starts and home builder confidence.
While the cost of buying a home keeps declining, the rental market continues to pick up steam. CNBC's Diana Olick with the details.
CNBC's Diana Olick with the latest detail on home builder sentiment and mortgages.
CNBC's Diana Olick with a look at the latest housing data and whether there is a silver lining in the economic clouds.
Gerry Lipkin, Valley National Bank President & CEO, discusses how the S&P downgrade and the latest Fed moves are affecting the housing market.
Discussing whether now is the time for homeowners to refinance their mortgages, with Scott Sambucci, COO, Altos Research COO, and Ylan Mui, Washington Post financial reporter.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports on today's real estate news.
David Brain, Entertainment Properties Trust CEO, discusses how uncertainty in Washington is impacting his company's bottom line.
A look at the impact the debt threat is having on home buyers and an entire town, with CNBC's Diana Olick and Mary Thompson.
Is a spike in existing home sales a positive sign for investors? Discussing the outlook in home building, with Richard Dugas, PulteGroup CEO.
CNBC's Diana Olick has the breakdown of the June pending home sales index.
CNBC's Mary Thompson has the story on a town in South Dakota that can be yours if the price is right.
The FHFA, overseer of Fannie and Freddie, is susing UBS over private label mortgage backed securities it sold to the GSEs, with CNBC's Diana Olick.
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