Existing Home Sales


  • Lack of Supply Drops June Sales Data     Thursday, 19 Jul 2012 | 1:07 PM ET

    Existing home sales dropped 5.4% in June, largely due to a lack of supply on the low end where investors have been active, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.

  • Existing Home Sales Down 5.4% in June     Thursday, 19 Jul 2012 | 10:05 AM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports the disappointing numbers on housing's existing home sales.

  • Is Housing on the Comeback?     Thursday, 19 Jul 2012 | 8:40 AM ET

    Breaking down the numbers on housing, and discussing whether the data suggests the market may be gaining traction, with Chip Case, co-founder of the S&P/Case-Shiller Index.

  • Awesome Home Offices Wednesday, 18 Jul 2012 | 4:56 PM ET
    A home office is more than just a room with a desk and chair; ideally it cultivates an atmosphere conducive to work and concentration. Different work styles call for different work spaces. Some need isolation, some want to gaze out at nature for inspiration. Some just need a spot to do the bills that doesn’t take up too much room. A home’s office can serve many functions—it can be used for reading, as a studio for art or a writer’s retreat, as a study, or a den, as a crafting room or a homework

    A home office is more than just a room with a desk and chair. This collection includes offices from pocket-size to pod to grand multi-level  affairs, and in styles from modern to Old-World elegance.

  • Homebuilders Hit New 52-Week High     Tuesday, 3 Jul 2012 | 10:48 AM ET

    Nishu Sood, Deutsche Bank homebuilder analyst, weighs in on whether he thinks the latest positive homebuilder data means a housing recovery is on its way.

  • Case-Shiller Home Prices Up 1.3% in April     Tuesday, 26 Jun 2012 | 9:22 AM ET

    The latest S&P Case-Shiller results show on average home prices increased 1.3% in April, with David Blitzer, S&P 500 Index committee chairman.

  • Lifestyles of the Super Rich     Thursday, 31 May 2012 | 2:24 PM ET

    Home prices in the multi-million dollar market are up 13% year-over-year and inventories are down 9%, reports CNBC's Robert Frank.

  • Pending Home Sales Fall 5.5% in April     Wednesday, 30 May 2012 | 10:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick breaks down the data on April's housing numbers.

  • Cramer's Plays on a Potential Housing Rebound Wednesday, 30 May 2012 | 9:47 AM ET
    The U.S. housing market recovery is gaining some traction, “Mad Money” host Jim Cramer says, at least if recent data are any indicators.New home sales increased 3.3 percent to a seasonally adjusted 343,000-unit annual rate, the Commerce Department said last week. Compared to April last year, sales were up 9.9 percent.Meanwhile, existing home sales rose 3.4 percent to an annual rate of 4.62 million units in April to their highest in almost two years, the National Association of Realtors reported

    To play the potential housing turnaround, Cramer doesn’t recommend buying homebuilder stocks. Read on for his preferred plays.

  • Toll Brothers CEO on Housing Strength     Wednesday, 23 May 2012 | 3:46 PM ET

    Douglas Yearley, Toll Brothers CEO, discusses his company's earnings data and the state of the housing market.

  • Jim Cramer

    To illustrate his point, Cramer highlights some positive data.

  • Health of Home Buyers     Tuesday, 22 May 2012 | 1:35 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the details of a new data about American home buyers and sellers.

  • Housing Stocks in Rally Mode     Tuesday, 22 May 2012 | 1:10 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the latest details of existing home sales and the median price.

  • April Existing Home Sales Up 3.4%     Tuesday, 22 May 2012 | 10:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports April's existing home sales are up 3.4%, and explains the details surrounding April's median home price of $177,400.

  • A New Home for Investors?     Monday, 21 May 2012 | 2:20 PM ET

    Discussing whether the slight comeback in housing is good news for your portfolio, with Drew Matus, UBS senior U.S. economist and Lawrence Yun, National Association of Realtors.

  • Housing, Retail & Gold     Wednesday, 16 May 2012 | 1:03 PM ET

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson, Diana Olick and Courtney Reagan report on gold hitting bear market territory, housing starts on the rise and the state of the retail sector. Matt Cheslock, Virtu Financial, weighs in.

  • Home Depot: Buy the Dip?     Tuesday, 15 May 2012 | 12:10 PM ET

    Home Depot is trading lower today after the company reported slightly weaker earnings than expected. Alan Rifkin, Barclays Capital retail analyst, explains whether to buy Home Depot right now and his perspective on the housing market.

  • 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.