Real Estate


  • 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.

  • Realty Check: Best Bets for Builders  Wednesday, 24 Aug 2011 | 4:25 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports new home sales fell in July but there are some local markets ready to rebound.

  • Mortgage Applications Fall 2.4%  Wednesday, 24 Aug 2011 | 2:51 PM ET

    Mortgage rates are at a 30-year low and even that's not enough to get people excited about the housing market, with CNBC's Diana Olick.

  • "In terms of global competitiveness what you see is the US has gained leaps and bounds versus Europe. Now, clearly emerging markets are still very competitive on an absolute cost and wage basis, they are still the leaders. However, once you add logistic costs and other associated costs the US is still very competitive at this point," Virginie Maisonneuve, head of multi-regional equities at Schroders. "You are seeing companies like Volkswagen going into places like Tennessee and getting cost on an hourly basis of $17 to $18 an hour, remember the likes of GM were firing at a cost of around $90 an hour so very much competitive."

  • Mortgage Delinquencies Rise  Monday, 22 Aug 2011 | 2:45 PM ET

    More Americans fell behind on their mortgages last month, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.

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