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Existing home sales increased 5 percent last month, the highest pace in nearly a year. So, which investments may be the best bets as housing shows signs of life? CNBC's Diana Olick has the details.
Existing home sales rose 5% in December. So how can you play the real estate market now? Michael Rehaut, JP Morgan homebuilder analyst, and Philip Martin, Morningstar REIT strategist, weigh in.
Discussing the government's role in the housing problem, and what needs to be done to turn the market around, with CNBC's Diana Olick and Steve Liesman
CNBC's Diana Olick reports on existing home sales, the outlook for America's housing industry, and how much pain is left in the market, with Armando Falcon, Falcon Capital Advisors CEO.
Home sales rose in December to the highest pace in nearly a year. The gain coincides with other signs that show the troubled housing market improved at the end of last year.
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CNBC's Rick Santelli weighs in on whether housing will continue with momentum into 2012, saying "certainly foreclosures is the big issue, but we don't know how much are going to be in the marketplace because banks are sitting on numbers."
Set to finish 2011 with its best quarterly percentage gain since Q2 of 2003, the housing sector index is up. Discussing whether the run will continue with momentum, with Jim Barrett, CL King and Paul Bishop, National Assoc. Realtors.
In Q4, shares of homebuilders have risen more than 45%. Weighing in on whether this is likely to stick, with Gregory Zuckerman, WSJ senior writer.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports pending home sales up 7.4% for November and takes you behind the headlines.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports on an unexpected jump in pending home sales.
The Fast Money Halftime Report traders analyze improvement for pending home sales and Goldman Sachs' concerns Amazon won't meet estimates for the upcoming quarter.
What can America expect from housing sales in 2012? Sharing insight, with Patrick Newport, IHS Global Insight; Bob Wetenhall, RBC Capital Markets; and Mary Kay Michaelson, Iowa Realty Agent.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports pending home sales currently stands at its highest levels in 19 months.
CNBc's Jane Wells reports on investors who have started putting their money into second home real estate.
Lots of positive data in the housing market and a recent run in housing stocks could inspire investors to join the sector. Is it too late? JC O'Hara, Phoenix Partners Group, and Joe Lavorga, Deutsche Bank, discuss.
The number of Americans who bought previously occupied homes rose last month, but the National Association of Realtors said it overstated more than 3 million sales during and after the Great Recession.
“Part of the problem is people think we’re not back to where we were before the crisis," says one economist. "I think we’re working through this. There’s no pushing us off the recovery track.”