Real Estate


  • Talking Numbers: The Short Squeeze Rally     Thursday, 7 Jul 2011 | 4:40 PM ET

    A look at how to play the market as short trades get squeezed in the current bull run, with Chris Johnson, Johnson Research Group CEO & chief investment strategist.

  • Fannie Mae's Surprisng Survey     Thursday, 7 Jul 2011 | 4:25 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick with the results from the Federal National Mortgage Association survey.

  • Realty Check Update     Thursday, 7 Jul 2011 | 2:50 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports most Americans believe home sales will fall over the next year; fewer sellers are willing to cut prices, and there's a bipartisan effort to merge Fannie and Freddie into a single company.

  • Realty Check: Jump in Outdoor Remodeling     Wednesday, 6 Jul 2011 | 11:57 AM ET

    Many are spending big money on renovations outside their homes, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.

  • Realty Check: Vacation in Your Backyard     Wednesday, 6 Jul 2011 | 10:40 AM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick has the story on more people putting a lot of money in their backyards, despite the weak housing market.

  • Realty Check: What's the EHLP?     Tuesday, 5 Jul 2011 | 4:40 PM ET

    Emergency Homeowners' Loan Program offers interest-free loans of $50K for up to two years, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.

  • Phoenix Home Sales Hit 6-Yr High     Tuesday, 5 Jul 2011 | 2:50 PM ET

    Investors pushed Phoenix home sales to a 6-year high in May, but all on the low end, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.

  • Realty Check Update     Tuesday, 5 Jul 2011 | 11:39 AM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports Phoenix home sales hit a six year high in May; loan limits are unlikely to push house prices down further and, in California, housing permits for multi-family units are up sharply.

  • Smartphone Real Estate     Friday, 1 Jul 2011 | 9:52 AM ET

    CNBC's Mary Thompson reports on how technology is offering realtors a brand new way to sell a house.

  • Home Prices Fall 7.4%     Thursday, 30 Jun 2011 | 2:44 PM ET

    Home prices slid 7.5% in May year over year, and the serious delinquency rate hit 4.14% in May, reports CNBC's Diana Olick

  • Daily Realty Check     Thursday, 30 Jun 2011 | 11:49 AM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports home prices fell in May, Fannie Mae's delinquency rate continues to fall, and rents are up due to big demand.

  • Contracts to Buy Homes Rise     Wednesday, 29 Jun 2011 | 2:51 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports contracts to buy existing homes surged in May; mortgage applications dropped; and homeowners are increasing the size of their outdoor living space.

  • Realty Check: Case-Shiller     Tuesday, 28 Jun 2011 | 11:04 AM ET

    Breaking down the numbers on the property values index, with CNBC's Diana Olick.

  • Case-Shiller: House Prices Rose in April     Tuesday, 28 Jun 2011 | 9:04 AM ET

    The month to month changes in both indexes were up in April for the first time in eight months. Analysis of the property values index, with David Blitzer, S&P 500 Index committee chairman.

  • Realty Check Update     Monday, 27 Jun 2011 | 11:50 AM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports houses on the low end of the market will fall faster than those priced on the high end; Mort Zuckerman is considering buying the London offices of Goldman Sachs; and Starwood Property Trust increased its commerical real estate portfolio by a quarter of a billion dollars last quarter.

  • Realty Check Update     Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 2:49 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the decline in new home sales; flat mortgage rates; and home builder, Lennar's increase in Q1 revenues.

  • Deconstructing Housing     Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 10:09 AM ET

    Insight on the what the state of housing is now after new home sales fall 2.1 percent in May, with Steve Blitz, ITG Investment Research and Megan McGrath, MKM Partners.

  • May New Home Sales     Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 10:01 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli & Diana Olick have the data on new home sales.

  • Florida Real Estate Selling Fast and Foreign     Wednesday, 22 Jun 2011 | 1:35 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the turnaround in Florida condo sales due in large part to foreign investors buying the units for cash.

  • State of Jobs & Real Estate     Wednesday, 22 Jun 2011 | 10:13 AM ET

    CNBC's Scott Wapner and Diana Olick take a look at the two biggest challenges facing the U.S. economy.

Contact Real Estate


    Get the best of CNBC in your inbox

    › Learn More


  • Diana Olick serves as CNBC's real estate correspondent as well as the editor of the Realty Check section on CNBC.com.

Home sales and prices map

  • Track the latest moves in sales, prices and inventory in some of the largest housing markets across the country.