Real Estate


  • Lloyd's of London $1 Billion Loss     Wednesday, 21 Sep 2011 | 2:00 AM ET

    Jonathan Tepper, Chief Editor of Variant Perception and fund manager at Hinde Capital, joined CNBC to discuss Lloyd's of London's $1 Billion Loss.

  • Housing Starts Decline     Tuesday, 20 Sep 2011 | 3:14 PM ET

    Housing starts fell a steeper than expected 5% last month but speculation building appears to be making a comeback, with CNBC's Diana Olick.

  • Will Easing Credit Standards Fix Housing?     Tuesday, 20 Sep 2011 | 2:14 PM ET

    A plan to fix the housing crisis that includes access to mortgage credit and trading debt for equity, with Ken Rosen, UC Berkeley Fisher Center for Real Estate chair.

  • Daily Realty Check     Tuesday, 20 Sep 2011 | 11:38 AM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports on a decline in housing starts and an upgrade for PulteGroup.

  • August Housing Starts Down Five Percent     Tuesday, 20 Sep 2011 | 9:19 AM ET

    Shares of home builder Hovananian are down more than sixty percent this year. Ara Hovnanian, Hovnanian Enterprises president/CEO, provides perspective on interest rates and the need to raise more capital.

  • Why are Re-Fi Costs Going Up?     Monday, 19 Sep 2011 | 7:29 PM ET

    Fees at Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae are about to go up. CNBC's Diana Olick explains why.

  • Good Time to Invest in Australia Property     Thursday, 15 Sep 2011 | 9:40 PM ET

    Ana Bennett, Property Adviser at Lachlan Partners, says now is a good time to invest in Australian property. She reveals where are the best places to invest in.

  • 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.

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