Builder confidence is at a 9-year high, but housing starts fell by 14 percent in August. CNBC's Diana Olick and Tim Rood, Collingwood Group provide perspective into the housing conundrum.» Read More
The housing recovery is chugging away, with CNBC's Diana Olick. New permits for construction rose to the highest level since 2008, and housing starts are up from last month.
Building has begun again in Miami, but is the demand for real? And, who stands to profit most? CNBC's Diana Olick takes a look at some of the red flags.
Robert Wetenhall, RBC Capital Markets analyst, has the play on housing after recent data show signs the sector is regaining its footing.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest data on housing, and discusses what it indicates about the economy and markets, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.
Business is brisk, but the new-home market won't be back to normal for a while, Meritage CEO Steven Hilton said.
Despite being headquartered in one of the states hardest hit by the housing crash, the CEO of Miami-based Lennar Homes said he is bullish both on the rental side of the business and the single family side.
CNBC's Diana Olick discusses the challenges facing America's housing industry, with Kevin Watters, Chase CEO of mortgage banking.
CNBC's Diana Olick talks with Stuart Miller, President & CEO of Lennar Corp, about where he sees the best opportunities in housing.
Some builders say banks were not lending to them, so they were not getting the money they needed to hire employees, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.
Residential construction workers left the business during the housing crash, and many are not coming back. CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the lack of labor in housing.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports housing starts are up 96 percent in Las Vegas, but that might be because there is nothing to buy - people just aren't selling.
In October of 2007, housing was beginning its freefall. Prices are recovering, but still around 27 percent off their peak in 2006, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.
The housing sector played a large part of the run to new highs in 2007. CNBC's Diana Olick reports what's happening in the sector now as the Dow regains its historic levels.
David Crowe, National Association of Home Builders, sifts through the data and explains why the housing market may not be as healthy as it appears, and why he believes there will be no real momentum in the sector for the remainder of the year.
Jed Kolko, Trulia chief economist, discusses real estate trends and whether the encouraging housing data is fundamentally real or investor driven.
David Blitzer, S&P 500 Index committee chairman breaks down the latest numbers on housing.
China's new home prices rose an average of 0.8 percent in January from a year earlier, snapping 10 months of decline and raising the risk Beijing may seek to bolster a three-year campaign to curb property inflation.
Existing home sale inventory is at a 13-year low, with CNBC's Diana Olick.
Home builder stocks are taking a hit today after the Commerce Department reported a 8.5 percent drop in housing starts last month, with Bob Wetenhall, RBC Capital Markets homebuilding analyst
CNBC's Diana Olick reports housing starts dropped 8.5 percent month-to-month in January; and Suze Orman of The Suze Orman Show, discusses whether housing is overvalued, and if you should buy or rent now.