Real Estate


  • Mortgage Default Filings Surge     Thursday, 15 Sep 2011 | 2:04 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the messy housing market and says mortgage default filings surge as banks accelerate the foreclosure process.

  • Commercial Property Plays     Wednesday, 14 Sep 2011 | 4:24 PM ET

    Commercial real estate has been a hot hit for investors who have gone into the sector as a safe-haven play. Discussing the winning strategy, with Barry Sternlicht, Starwood Capital Group chairman/CEO.

  • Fannie Mae & Forclosures     Wednesday, 14 Sep 2011 | 2:53 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick has the details on a new idea which would allow the government to rent out foreclosed properties.

  • Delivering Alpha: Cramer & Geithner     Wednesday, 14 Sep 2011 | 8:32 AM ET

    CNBC's Jim Cramer talks with Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner about the global economy and what sovereign nations in Europe and around the world are doing to deal with the threat of default.. In this broad-ranging discussion, Geithner tells Cramer growth in the U.S. is weaker than he would like, largely due to the shocks of the past year. The political dysfunction in the U.S. & Europe only adds to the uncertainty, he says.

  • Chinese Real Estate     Friday, 9 Sep 2011 | 4:40 AM ET

    "China real estate is rising at a 20 percent appreciation rate," Colin Dyer, CEO at Jones Lang LaSalle, told CNBC.

  • Real Estate Purchase Applications Flat     Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011 | 2:47 PM ET

    Despite another drop in mortgage rates, applications to refinance dropped over 6 percent last week. CNBC's Diana Olick. has the details.

  • Banks Sued on Mortgage Securities     Friday, 2 Sep 2011 | 4:19 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick has an update on the Federal Housing Finance Agency's suit against Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Barclays for allegedly misrepresenting the quality of mortgage securities sold at the height of the housing bubble.

  • FHFA Sues Barclays Over $4.9B in RMBS     Friday, 2 Sep 2011 | 4:02 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick has the story on the Federal Housing Finance Agency suing banks over losses in residential mortgage-backed securities.

  • Midday Realty Check     Thursday, 1 Sep 2011 | 11:41 AM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports on delinquencies at Fannie Mae and mortgage rates this week.

  • Realty Check: Can Obama Fix Housing?     Wednesday, 31 Aug 2011 | 4:38 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports there's a lot of speculation on whether or not the President will have a "housing fix" in his jobs package announcement.

  • Sinking of Atlantis?     Wednesday, 31 Aug 2011 | 2:39 PM ET

    CNBC's Bertha Coombs has the details on why Dubai's real estate meltdown may be responsible for the debt problems at a popular resort in the Bahamas.

  • Realty Check: Weekly Mortgage Apps Plunge     Wednesday, 31 Aug 2011 | 11:49 AM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick has the story on the plunge in weekly mortgage applications due to a big pullback in re-financing.

  • Time to Buy Homebuilders?     Tuesday, 30 Aug 2011 | 5:41 PM ET

    Homebuilders pop on a recent analyst upgrade, with the Fast Money traders.

  • Case-Shiller: Housing Recovery Regional     Tuesday, 30 Aug 2011 | 4:03 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick breaks down the numbers on national home prices.

  • Realty Check     Tuesday, 30 Aug 2011 | 2:51 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick has the details on home prices and hurricane Irene's impact on home sales.

  • Time to Buy Commercial Real Estate?     Monday, 29 Aug 2011 | 4:24 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick breaks down the housing data and what it indicates about the U.S. economy, and whether now is the time to buy apartment rental space, with Hessam Nadji, Marcus & Millichap.

  • Housing on the Rebound?     Monday, 29 Aug 2011 | 2:41 PM ET

    Home sales fell last month but there are a few bright spots. CNBC's Diana Olick has the details.

  • Realty Check: Pending Home Sales Fall     Monday, 29 Aug 2011 | 11:50 AM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick has the story on the drop in pending home sales in July.

  • Pending Home Sales Down in July     Monday, 29 Aug 2011 | 10:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick takes a look at the pending home sales numbers from July, which fell 1.3 percent.

  • Trump Properties: Very Little Damage     Monday, 29 Aug 2011 | 7:17 AM ET

    The damage turned out to be very little, says Donald Trump, Trump Organization chairman/president, who says post-storm surveys show his properties were not as affected. Also, Trump weighs in on the losses the casinos faced in Atlantic City and the nation's economic situation.

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