Real Estate


  • Realty Check: Vacation in Your Backyard     Wednesday, 6 Jul 2011 | 10:40 AM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick has the story on more people putting a lot of money in their backyards, despite the weak housing market.

  • Realty Check: What's the EHLP?     Tuesday, 5 Jul 2011 | 4:40 PM ET

    Emergency Homeowners' Loan Program offers interest-free loans of $50K for up to two years, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.

  • Phoenix Home Sales Hit 6-Yr High     Tuesday, 5 Jul 2011 | 2:50 PM ET

    Investors pushed Phoenix home sales to a 6-year high in May, but all on the low end, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.

  • Realty Check Update     Tuesday, 5 Jul 2011 | 11:39 AM ET

    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.

  • Smartphone Real Estate     Friday, 1 Jul 2011 | 9:52 AM ET

    CNBC's Mary Thompson reports on how technology is offering realtors a brand new way to sell a house.

  • Home Prices Fall 7.4%     Thursday, 30 Jun 2011 | 2:44 PM ET

    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

  • Daily Realty Check     Thursday, 30 Jun 2011 | 11:49 AM ET

    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.

  • Contracts to Buy Homes Rise     Wednesday, 29 Jun 2011 | 2:51 PM ET

    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.

  • Realty Check: Case-Shiller     Tuesday, 28 Jun 2011 | 11:04 AM ET

    Breaking down the numbers on the property values index, with CNBC's Diana Olick.

  • Case-Shiller: House Prices Rose in April     Tuesday, 28 Jun 2011 | 9:04 AM ET

    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.

  • Realty Check Update     Monday, 27 Jun 2011 | 11:50 AM ET

    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.

  • Realty Check Update     Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 2:49 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the decline in new home sales; flat mortgage rates; and home builder, Lennar's increase in Q1 revenues.

  • Deconstructing Housing     Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 10:09 AM ET

    Insight on the what the state of housing is now after new home sales fall 2.1 percent in May, with Steve Blitz, ITG Investment Research and Megan McGrath, MKM Partners.

  • May New Home Sales     Thursday, 23 Jun 2011 | 10:01 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli & Diana Olick have the data on new home sales.

  • Florida Real Estate Selling Fast and Foreign     Wednesday, 22 Jun 2011 | 1:35 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the turnaround in Florida condo sales due in large part to foreign investors buying the units for cash.

  • State of Jobs & Real Estate     Wednesday, 22 Jun 2011 | 10:13 AM ET

    CNBC's Scott Wapner and Diana Olick take a look at the two biggest challenges facing the U.S. economy.

  • Existing Home Sales Down     Tuesday, 21 Jun 2011 | 2:08 PM ET

    Analysis of the U.S. housing market , with Susan Wachter, Wharton professor of real estate & finance, and Patrick Newport, IHS Global Insight.

  • Realty Check: Homebuyer Traffic Falls     Monday, 20 Jun 2011 | 11:49 AM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick has the details on slowing investor traffic.

  • Harvesting a Farmland Bubble     Monday, 20 Jun 2011 | 10:34 AM ET

    CNBC's Jane Wells has the story on whether farmers are seeing a bubble.

  • Reality Check     Friday, 17 Jun 2011 | 2:53 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the day's real estate headlines, including an expansion of the retail REIT sector, Wells Fargo's exit from the reverse mortgage market, and the market for employees seeking homes.

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