Existing Home Sales


  • The Mortgage Gamble     Tuesday, 8 May 2012 | 1:07 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports on a widespread, but controversial new move by Bank of America to try and keep thousands of homes from foreclosure. CNBC's Rick Santelli weighs in.

  • Time to Buy Bank of America?     Tuesday, 8 May 2012 | 12:30 PM ET

    The FMHR traders share their top three trades of the hour. CNBC's Diana Olick also reports on the details of Bank of America's new mortgage reduction plan.

  • Is the Housing Market Poison?     Friday, 4 May 2012 | 3:34 PM ET

    The S&P homebuilding index is significantly outperforming the broader market year-to-date. Mark Kiesel, PIMCO and Todd Schoenberger, The BlackBay Group, discuss whether investors should stay away from housing.

  • Vanilla Ice on Fixing Up Houses     Friday, 4 May 2012 | 2:47 PM ET

    American rapper Robert Van Winkle discusses the new reality show based on his efforts to fix up homes and sell them.

  • Mortgage Rates Hit New Lows     Thursday, 3 May 2012 | 1:40 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports on a weakening housing market in Atlanta, Georgia.

  • Pending Home Sales Up 4.1% in March     Thursday, 26 Apr 2012 | 1:08 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports on pending home sales in March and the state of housing in America.

  • Market Outlook: Jobs, Housing & the Fed     Wednesday, 25 Apr 2012 | 4:49 PM ET

    Sharing perspective on how the earnings season thus far has impacted the markets, with Stephanie Link, The Street and Chris Johnson, JK Investment Group.

  • Mortgage Rates Drop to Record Lows     Wednesday, 25 Apr 2012 | 1:10 PM ET

    Purchase applications down less than 1% and refinances up just under 2%, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.

  • New Home Sales Drop Due to February Revision     Tuesday, 24 Apr 2012 | 1:10 PM ET

    The drop in March new home sales was largely due to a major revision of the February numbers, reports CNBC's Diana Olick. Sales were driven by unusually warm weather.

  • March New Home Sales Down 7.1%     Tuesday, 24 Apr 2012 | 10:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli reports on the dip in the Consumer Confidence Index and the drop in new home sales, with CNBC's Diana Olick.

  • Markets Down on Weak Economic Data     Thursday, 19 Apr 2012 | 7:30 PM ET

    Bryan Green,CLSA v.p. of global portfolio trading and Brian Kelly, Shelter Harbor Capital co-founder, discuss the trifecta of economic reports that knocked stocks down on Thursday and what it indicates about the U.S. economic recovery and the markets. Also, Frank Sorrentino, North Jersey Community Bank CEO, discusses the Fed's meeting with community bankers and the message on housing and making loans.

  • Existing Home Inventories Down 1.3%     Thursday, 19 Apr 2012 | 1:03 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick explains how distressed existing home inventories are impacting existing home sales.

  • Threats to Recovery?     Thursday, 19 Apr 2012 | 10:09 AM ET

    Discussing Thursday morning's major economic reports, including jobless claims and existing home sales, with Mark Zandi, Moody's Analytics chief economist.

  • Existing Home Sales Down 2.6%     Thursday, 19 Apr 2012 | 10:05 AM ET

    Big drops in inventories in the South and West are pushing home sales down, explains CNBC's Diana Olick.

  • April Philly Fed: 8.5     Thursday, 19 Apr 2012 | 10:02 AM ET

    Breaking down Thursday morning's economic report numbers, with Kevin Ferry, Cronus Futures Management.

  • Homebuilder Confidence Drops     Monday, 16 Apr 2012 | 1:04 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick breaks down the numbers on homebuilder sentiment, which shows new home sales, declined 7% since December.

  • Worst Economic Recovery?     Tuesday, 3 Apr 2012 | 2:36 PM ET

    Former economic adviser to President G.W. Bush Edward Lazear offers insight into what he considers, "the worst economic recovery in history."

  • Cities Where Homes Sell The Fastest Friday, 30 Mar 2012 | 12:56 PM ET
    Although it’s unclear whether the overall U.S. housing market is on the mend, some are doing decidedly better than others, Some, in fact, managed to Even as home sales pick up, it is clear a significant number of homes purchased in today’s market are bought by investors looking to generate rental income, according to the  While price trends are important, sellers also need to be aware of the length of time a property is likely to sit on the market before being bought. The faster that homes sell,

    With inventory high and demand low in many metro areas, it's common for properties to languish on the market. You have a better shot at avoiding that if you live in these cities.

  • Post-Military Careers Tuesday, 27 Mar 2012 | 8:22 AM ET
    Military veterans face a massive adjustment when returning to civilian life. It’s not only a matter of transitioning from an ordered and regimented existence to a civilian’s more autonomous life; about a quarter of all Gulf War –era II veterans (anyone who served after September 2001) are also returning with a service-connected disability. However, disabled vets are working almost as much as non-disabled veterans (an unemployment rate of 9.1 percent in July 2010 vs 8.7 percent, according to the

    We consulted with Debbie Gregory of MilitaryConnection.com, as well as representatives from Military.com, for a list of the industries where the most ex-military personnel find work.

  • Existing Home Sales Declined Nearly 1%     Wednesday, 21 Mar 2012 | 4:30 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick has the details on varied housing data and whether pockets of hope exist for the industry.