Housing Starts


  • Housing Starts Up 0.8% in February     Tuesday, 19 Mar 2013 | 1:23 PM ET

    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.

  • Miami Condos: The Foreign Invasion     Tuesday, 19 Mar 2013 | 11:44 AM ET

    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.

  • Time to Buy Home Builder Stocks?     Tuesday, 19 Mar 2013 | 10:45 AM ET

    Robert Wetenhall, RBC Capital Markets analyst, has the play on housing after recent data show signs the sector is regaining its footing.

  • Housing Starts Up 0.8% in February     Tuesday, 19 Mar 2013 | 8:30 AM ET

    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.

  • Still a Long Way to Go for Housing: Meritage CEO Monday, 18 Mar 2013 | 12:33 PM ET
    Construction workers are seen on the job at a new housing development in San Mateo, California.

    Business is brisk, but the new-home market won't be back to normal for a while, Meritage CEO Steven Hilton said.

  • Housing Recovery 'Fundamentally Strong': Lennar CEO Friday, 15 Mar 2013 | 11:26 AM ET
    Stuart Miller

    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.

  • Signs of More Trouble Ahead For Housing?     Friday, 15 Mar 2013 | 10:37 AM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick discusses the challenges facing America's housing industry, with Kevin Watters, Chase CEO of mortgage banking.

  • Lennar CEO on Housing Outlook     Friday, 15 Mar 2013 | 8:34 AM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick talks with Stuart Miller, President & CEO of Lennar Corp, about where he sees the best opportunities in housing.

  • Builders' Credit Freeze Thawing?     Friday, 8 Mar 2013 | 2:16 PM ET

    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.

  • Housing & the Lack of Labor     Friday, 8 Mar 2013 | 1:13 PM ET

    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.

  • Demand Drives Vegas Housing Recovery     Wednesday, 6 Mar 2013 | 11:07 AM ET

    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.

  • Will the Rally Help Housing?     Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 2:51 PM ET

    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.

  • Housing: Then & Now     Tuesday, 5 Mar 2013 | 11:32 AM ET

    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.

  • Housing Bounce Result of Pent-Up Demand: Expert     Wednesday, 27 Feb 2013 | 8:40 AM ET

    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.

  • Is the Housing Recovery For Real?     Wednesday, 27 Feb 2013 | 7:42 AM ET

    Jed Kolko, Trulia chief economist, discusses real estate trends and whether the encouraging housing data is fundamentally real or investor driven.

  • S&P Case Shiller Index Extends Gains     Tuesday, 26 Feb 2013 | 9:14 AM ET

    David Blitzer, S&P 500 Index committee chairman breaks down the latest numbers on housing.

  • China Home Prices Rise as Property Curbs Loom Thursday, 21 Feb 2013 | 8:58 PM ET

    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.

  • Homes: What's Selling     Thursday, 21 Feb 2013 | 1:11 PM ET

    Existing home sale inventory is at a 13-year low, with CNBC's Diana Olick.

  • Housing Starts Down 8.5% In January     Wednesday, 20 Feb 2013 | 2:03 PM ET

    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

  • Housing Starts Dropped 8.5% In January     Wednesday, 20 Feb 2013 | 1:12 PM ET

    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.