Jobless claims tumbled sharply in the latest week, but so did housing starts in August, which plummeted by more than 14 percent.» Read More
CNBC's Diana Olick with the NAHB survey, and looking for positive signs in the housing market, with Daniel Oppenheim, Credit Suisse, and Nishu Sood, Deutsche Bank.
CNBC's Diana Olick with a look at what today's CPI data indicates about the health of housing.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports weekly mortgage applications fell despite a drop in rates; Bernanke says the private market is ready to step in when conforming loan limits drop, and apartment REIT, UDR has acquired three communities.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports the number of foreclosure sales fell in May; PMI is paying underwater borrowers to stay current on their loans; and the Fed MBS portfolio shrunk by $11 billion.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports the economy shed nine thousand construction jobs in June, the number of people living alone is on the rise, and retail space vacancies for community centers increased by 11% in Q2.
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.
CNBC's Diana Olick with the results from the Federal National Mortgage Association survey.
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.
Many are spending big money on renovations outside their homes, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.
CNBC's Diana Olick has the story on more people putting a lot of money in their backyards, despite the weak housing market.
Emergency Homeowners' Loan Program offers interest-free loans of $50K for up to two years, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.
Investors pushed Phoenix home sales to a 6-year high in May, but all on the low end, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.
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.
CNBC's Mary Thompson reports on how technology is offering realtors a brand new way to sell a house.
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
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.
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.
Breaking down the numbers on the property values index, with CNBC's Diana Olick.
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.
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.
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