Real Estate


  • Foreclosures Sales Slightly Up     Thursday, 26 May 2011 | 7:13 PM ET

    Foreclosures made up 28% of all home sales in the first quarter, up slightly from the fourth, reports CNBC's Diana Olick. Carl Riccadonna, Deutsche Bank, and John Lonski, Moody's Capital Markets, also weigh in on the economy.

  • Daily Realty Check     Thursday, 26 May 2011 | 2:42 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports the 30-year fixed rate mortage hit a new low; foreclosures made up 28% of all home sales in Q1, and all cash real estate deals may not be what they seem.

  • Strauss-Kahn Luxury Housing     Thursday, 26 May 2011 | 10:37 AM ET

    CNBC's Berhta Coombs has a look at the former IMF chief's new address.

  • 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.

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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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