Total volume dropped 3.2 percent for the week ending January 23 on a seasonally adjusted basis, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA).» Read More
While we haven't received the Case-Shiller's data on the housing prices for August and September, other indices are showing a weakening in the market. CNBC's Diana Olick has the details. Also, Lance Roberts, Street Talk Advisors and Shari Olefson, Real Estate Attorney share insight.
Earlier this week, the Fitch report raised concerns over the Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities market. CNBC's Herb Greenberg has the story on RMBS.
A labor turnover survey showed there were 3.2 million job openings in July, but unemployment is still above 9%. CNBC's Steve Liesman and Diana Olick share insight on this conundrum.
Details on the state of the real estate business, with Scott Schaevitz, Barclays Capital chairman in the investment banking division.
Buying and burning homes was the low cost option, but not a viable plan, said Alan Greenspan. Discussing the governments role in fixing the housing market, with Dan Greenhaus, BTIG chief global strategist.
Craig Leupold, Green Street Advisors president discusses the decline in retail REITs due to ongoing concerns in Europe, but cautions investors not to attribute Wednesday's rout to money leaving the REIT space.
Like it or not, U.S. financial markets are inextricably tied to Europe's debt crisis, says Mad Money host Jim Cramer. But there is an escape plan: investors should consider high yielding utilities, REITs, and master limited partnerships, or MLPs. These groups don't trade with Europe and they aren't too exposed to the indices.
Money has been flowing into commercial REITS this year as an alternative to stocks, but there is risk involved. Hessam Nadji, Marcus & Millichap, and Daniel Alpert, Westwood Capital, discuss the pros and cons.
The data seems promising: mortgage applications are up more than 9% last week and mortgage rates are at their lowest levels since the 1950's. But CNBC's Diana Olick explains why houses still aren't selling.
Housing is probably two years away from signs of recovery. Paul Ballew, Nationwide chief economist, and Adam Leitman Bailey, real estate attorney provide analysis of the U.S. housing market and its recovery.
CNBC's Diana Olick has the story on foreign investors profiting from the Texas foreclosure market.
Maureen Maitland, Standard & Poor's vp of index services discusses the latest housing numbers, which continues to show seasonal strength in home prices.
The S&P/Case Shiller home prices in July show continued seasonal strength in home prices, reports CNBC's Carl Quintanilla & Jim Cramer.
New home sales slide 2.3% in August from July, with CNBC's Diana Olick.
New home sales fall to a 6-month low for August. So what's next for builders? CNBC's Diana Olick discusses.
Is the U.S. economy on the brink of recession? Gary Shilling, A. Gary Shilling & Company president weighs in with his economic forecast.
Existing home sales rose 7.7% month to month, up over 18% from a year ago, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.
John Geanakoplos, Yale University/Ellington Capital Management, explains how infrastructure investments could help stimulate the economy now.
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 fell a steeper than expected 5% last month but speculation building appears to be making a comeback, with CNBC's Diana Olick.
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