Real Estate


  • Gold vs. Housing: What's the Better Investment?     Thursday, 26 May 2011 | 10:30 AM ET

    It may be an odd comparison, but there are some similarities between gold and real estate, with Dan Denbow, USAA Precious Metals & Minerals Fund, and Kevin Finkel, Resource Real Estate.

  • Foreclosures Up in Q1     Thursday, 26 May 2011 | 9:04 AM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick takes a look at foreclosures making up 28% of all home sales in Q1.

  • New Home Sales Rise     Tuesday, 24 May 2011 | 2:54 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the unexpected rise in new home sales; stabilizing in the commercial real estate market, and CMBS loan defaults.

  • New Home Sales Up     Tuesday, 24 May 2011 | 1:02 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the unexpected jump in new home sales, and Michael Menatian, Sanborn Mortgage, and Shari Olefson, Fowler White Boggs discuss whether the housing crisis is making a turnaround.

  • Banks Fight Principal Forgiveness     Monday, 23 May 2011 | 2:53 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports on big banks battling principal writedowns; uptick in CMBS securities deals, and Florida's infamous, "rocket docket", an expedited foreclosure system, is running out of money.

  • Fannie Mae Economic Forecast     Friday, 20 May 2011 | 11:41 AM ET

    CNBC's Dana Olick has the headlines in the real estate market, including Fannie Mae's forecast and a class action suit against Countrywide Financial.

  • Economy Recover Without Housing?     Thursday, 19 May 2011 | 11:24 AM ET

    Housing has been a major driving force for growth during the boom years. But what about now? Shari Olefson, Fowler White Boggs; Michael Farr, Farr, Miller, Washington, and CNBC's Diana Olick weigh in.

  • Shortage of Homes But More Delinquincies     Thursday, 19 May 2011 | 10:08 AM ET

    A breakdown of the MBA Q1 delinquency survey, with Jay Brinkmann, Mortgage Bankers Association; CNBC's Diana Olick, Rick Santelli, and Steve Liesman.

  • The Next Great Real Estate Area     Thursday, 19 May 2011 | 8:05 AM ET

    Insight on where businesses want to invest in commercial real estate and the incentives New York City offers, with Stephen Ross, The Related Companies chairman/CEO and Miami Dolphins owner.

  • Real Estate Bubble Back?     Thursday, 19 May 2011 | 7:00 AM ET

    Right now trophy properties seem to be finding themselves back in the bubble, says Richard LeFrak, The LeFrak Organization president.

  • Realty Check     Wednesday, 18 May 2011 | 2:53 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the slow housing recovery, mortgage applications and how gas prices influence homebuyers.

  • Realty Check: Gas Affecting Home Buying?     Wednesday, 18 May 2011 | 11:48 AM ET

    Higher gas prices are affecting where people buy homes and more buyers choose to live closer to work, reports CNBC's DIana Olick.

  • KB Home CEO on Luxury Real Estate     Tuesday, 17 May 2011 | 11:52 AM ET

    A look at why Jeff Mezger, KB Homes president/CEO, has high hopes for luxury housing.

  • Housing Starts Hit Hard in April     Tuesday, 17 May 2011 | 9:10 AM ET

    Housing starts dropped in April, down 10.6%. CNBC's Diana Olick has the the news on the state of American housing and what it means for home prices.

  • Is China's Economy Cooling?     Monday, 16 May 2011 | 4:30 PM ET

    Zhang Xin, SOHO China CEO weighs in on the fate of China's economy; its real estate boom, Chinese IPOs, and whether the country is headed for a hard correction.

  • Remodeling Realty Boom?     Monday, 16 May 2011 | 1:40 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the surge in home remodeling and a look at how foreclosures are having an impact as well.

  • Bet on a Housing Recovery?     Monday, 16 May 2011 | 12:20 PM ET

    Discussing the real estate market and its future outlook, with Don Brownstein, Structured Portfolio Management CEO.

  • Renting vs. Owning     Friday, 13 May 2011 | 10:55 AM ET

    Discussing whether you are better off owning or renting amid the current state of the real estate market, with Alex Charfen, Charfen Institute; Shari Olefson, Fowler White Boggs, and CNBC's Dana Olick.

  • Figuring Out Foreclosures     Thursday, 12 May 2011 | 2:25 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports why the slow down in foreclosures might not be all good news.

  • Foreclosure Exposure     Thursday, 12 May 2011 | 9:08 AM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick has the story on the information out on the state of foreclosures.

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

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