Real Estate


  • Housing Market Is Key to US Recovery  Sunday, 25 Mar 2012 | 7:53 PM ET

    Warren Hogan, Chief Economist, ANZ, explains why he thinks the housing market is key to a resilient recovery in the U.S.

  • Bank of America's Foreclosure Alternative  Friday, 23 Mar 2012 | 9:15 AM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick has the details on Bank of America's pilot program to offer rentals as a foreclosure alternative.

  • Turning Problem Properties Into Profits  Wednesday, 21 Mar 2012 | 4:46 PM ET

    Commercial real estate delinquency rates remain above their norms since a decline in 2010 and 2011 and Barry Sternlicht, Starwood Capital Group chairman/CEO discusses his company's business strategy to buy and replenish distressed properties for profit.

  • Fixing the Housing Market  Wednesday, 21 Mar 2012 | 2:06 PM ET

    Existing home sales for February are 8.8 percent higher than a year ago. Discussing the future of the housing market, with Glenn Yago, Milken Institute senior director and Robert Wetenhall, RBC Capital Markets homebuilding analyst.

  • Existing Home Sales Slightly Down  Wednesday, 21 Mar 2012 | 1:08 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick breaks down the housing data that reveals existing home sales are slightly down and the delinquency mortgage rate has fallen five percent in February.

  • Bullish on Commodities With China's Consumption  Tuesday, 20 Mar 2012 | 7:45 PM ET

    Shaun Rein, Managing Director, China Markets Research Group says commodity markets in the short term will be fairly cool, but he's bullish on commodities over the long term, as the Chinese economy moves towards more domestic consumption, which will drive up housing and white goods demand.

  • What Weighs on Mortgage Rates?  Tuesday, 20 Mar 2012 | 2:45 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports bankers are seeing improved demand, but investors made up 23% of existing home buyers in January and they are mostly using cash.

  • Housing Starts Fall, Permits Soar  Tuesday, 20 Mar 2012 | 1:07 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports housing starts are down 1.1 percent overall month to month and building permits jumped five percent.

  • LeFrak's Economic Outlook  Tuesday, 20 Mar 2012 | 8:57 AM ET

    Sharing perspective on the Jobs Act and the current status of access to capital, with Richard LeFrak, The LeFrak Organization.

  • Middle Class on Mend?  Tuesday, 20 Mar 2012 | 8:36 AM ET

    Discussing whether U.S. households are better now than they were six months ago, with David Bowers, Absolute Strategy Research global strategist, who says there are some signs of stabilization even though it is still a very fragile environment.

  • LeFrak on New York Real Estate  Tuesday, 20 Mar 2012 | 7:55 AM ET

    New York real estate is very tied into the financial services industry which is going through a decline, says Richard LeFrak, The LeFrak Organization.

  • LeFrak: Buy A Home if You Want to Rent It  Tuesday, 20 Mar 2012 | 7:00 AM ET

    I sight on why buying real estate is a good idea for those who want to rent, with Richard LeFrak, The LeFrak Organization president, who says single family home prices will not go up for some time; with CNBC's Larry Kudlow.

  • Homebuilder Sentiment Unchanged from February  Monday, 19 Mar 2012 | 4:25 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports homebuilders had been showing steady gains in confidence until the NAHB Sentiment Survey showed no change from a downwardly revised February.

  • Homebuilder Sentiment Unchanged  Monday, 19 Mar 2012 | 10:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick has the homebuilder sentiment data from March, which is unchanged standing at 29.

  • Office Space Hopium  Friday, 16 Mar 2012 | 2:42 PM ET

    A look at which industries and cities are showing the biggest gains in the office property market, with Hessam Nadji, Marcus & Millichap managing director.

  • Weakening Office Market in HK: Swire Properties  Thursday, 15 Mar 2012 | 7:42 PM ET

    Martin Cubbon, CEO of Swire Properties Gerard Lyons, Chief Economist & Group Head of Global Research, Standard Chartered Bank talk about Hong Kong's retail and office property market.

  • RE/MAX CEO on Housing 'Hopium'  Wednesday, 14 Mar 2012 | 2:10 PM ET

    Margaret Kelly, CEO of RE/MAX International, discusses fresh optimism out of the housing market.

  • Fast Money Portfolio: Commercial Real Estate  Tuesday, 13 Mar 2012 | 5:33 PM ET

    Most people probably have too little exposure to commercial real estate as an asset class, says Mike Kirby, Green Street Advisors, who says until 20 years ago it was very difficult for the average investor to access this asset class.

  • Betting Your Retirement on Foreclosures  Tuesday, 13 Mar 2012 | 11:55 AM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports on a way to boost your retirement savings by investing in foreclosed homes.

  • Faber Report: Rent or Buy a House?  Tuesday, 13 Mar 2012 | 9:44 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber reports on the advantages and disadvantages of buying versus renting a home.

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