Housing Starts


  • All-America Survey: A Profound Shift     Wednesday, 26 Jun 2013 | 7:07 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Liesman reveals the results of a CNBC survey which shows Americans are upbeat on key economic measures but are changing the way they think about certain parts of the economy and how it effects their lives. And Roger Altman, Evercore Partners, weighs in on the results and offers a big picture view of the economy.

  • Existing Homes Sales Up 4.2%     Thursday, 20 Jun 2013 | 10:01 AM ET

    Existing home sales were up 4.2 percent and hit 5 million for the first time in 3.5 years, reports CNBC's Diana Olick. The median price reached its highest level since July 2008.

  • Philly Fed 12.5, Indicators Up 0.1%     Thursday, 20 Jun 2013 | 10:00 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli has the latest numbers on factory orders, leading indicators and existing home sales.

  • CNBC's Diana Olick reports on today's housing starts data. Anika Khan of Wells Fargo discusses just how real the "comeback" is in housing, and whether 10 percent down payments are back.

  • May Housing Starts Up 6.8%     Tuesday, 18 Jun 2013 | 1:06 PM ET

    Multi-family starts rose 25 percent month-to-month in May, and single-family starts were up just 0.3 percent month-to-month. CNBC's Diana Olick, offers insight. Jade Mills, Coldwell Banker; Al Goldstein, Pangea Properties CEO; and Niall Ferguson, Harvard economist, weigh in.

  • US Housing Starts Rise but Fall Short; Prices Tame Tuesday, 18 Jun 2013 | 8:42 AM ET

    U.S. housing starts rose less than expected in May; meanwhile, consumer prices rose in May and underlying price pressures showed signs of stabilizing after a long decline.

  • Will Taper Talk End Refinance Boom?     Monday, 17 Jun 2013 | 7:16 AM ET

    David Stevens, Mortgage Bankers Association CEO, provides an outlook on where interest rates are likely headed and the impact of Fed tapering on the housing market.

  • Real Estate Round Up     Tuesday, 28 May 2013 | 8:16 AM ET

    Stan Humphries, Zillow.com chief economist, talks about what to expect from the housing recovery.

  • Still a Long Way to Go for US Housing: Pro     Tuesday, 28 May 2013 | 5:30 AM ET

    Tanya Marchiol, CEO of Team Investments, highlights the positive signs in the U.S. housing market, but warns that there is still a long way to go and that the picture is different in separate states.

  • Tight Inventory Is Holding Back Housing: Pro     Tuesday, 21 May 2013 | 5:30 AM ET

    Jed Kolko, chief economist at Trulia, tells CNBC that the housing starts tumble is likely to be a blip and should recover next month.

  • Markets Are Strong Because Economy Is Weak     Tuesday, 21 May 2013 | 12:45 AM ET

    Roger Nightingale, Economist at RDN Associates says the global economy is in a deceleration phase but markets are being supported by the liquidity. Richard Martin, Managing Director of IMA Asia joins in the conversation.

  • Initial Jobless Claims Up 32,000 to 360,000     Thursday, 16 May 2013 | 8:31 AM ET

    CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest unemployment, housing and CPI numbers, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.

  • Sold! Zillow Raises Its Revenue Forecast Tuesday, 7 May 2013 | 6:16 PM ET

    Zillow delivered revenue that beat expectations, helped by the US housing-market recovery, and raised its full-year forecast.

  • Housing in 'Early Stages' of Recovery: Trulia CEO Wednesday, 1 May 2013 | 1:45 PM ET

    The housing industry is set for an uptrend over the next several years, said Pete Flint, co-founder and CEO of Trulia.

  • Rep. Watt to Head FHFA?     Wednesday, 1 May 2013 | 1:33 PM ET

    On the home front, a new guy is expected to head the government regulator overseeing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.

  • Cramer: These Are Great Plays in 'Housing Gold Rush' Wednesday, 1 May 2013 | 10:04 AM ET

    "Social housing" companies like Zillow and Trulia will deliver growth to investors as secondary plays on the hot housing market, said CNBC's Jim Cramer.

  • Inside the S&P Case-Shiller Report     Tuesday, 30 Apr 2013 | 9:16 AM ET

    David Blitzer, S&P 500 Index Committee chairman, breaks down the key data on housing.

  • US Housing Recovery Half-Way Through: Pro     Monday, 29 Apr 2013 | 5:30 AM ET

    David Crowe, chief economist at the National Association of Home Builders, discusses the issues slowing the U.S. housing recovery, and explains why the renting sector is faring better.

  • CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the data on food and energy last month and takes a look at the housing market, with Joe Kinahan, TD Ameritrade, and Robert Brusca, FAO Economics.

  • Home Construction Will Feed Job Growth: CEO Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 12:01 PM ET
    Construction workers build a Toll Brothers Inc. home in the Azura community in Boca Raton, Florida.

    The construction sector is poised for strong growth and will become a leading job creator, said Sheryl Palmer, CEO of homebuilder Taylor Morrison.