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CNBC's Diana Olick reports new home sales data is some of the most volatile released. Sales of newly built homes were up 18.6 percent month-to-month in May.
Sales of newly built homes were up 18.6 percent month-to-month in May, reports CNBC's Diana Olick. New home sales are 64 percent below their peak in 2005.
Consumer confidence at highest level since January 2008. WASHINGTON, June 24- U.S. consumer confidence jumped to its highest level in nearly 6-1/ 2 years in June and sales of new homes surged in May, the latest signs that the economy has regained momentum.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports on an 18.6 percent jump in new home sales in May. Rebecca Patterson, Bessemer Trust CIO, provides perspective.
Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff, discusses what's driving the "noisy" housing market and when the "boomerang generation" will really start to impact homeownership.
*Consumer confidence at highest level since January 2008. WASHINGTON, June 24- U.S. consumer confidence jumped to its highest level in nearly 6-1/ 2 years in June and sales of new homes surged in May, the latest signs that the economy has regained momentum.
Robert Shiller, Case-Shiller Index co-founder and Yale University professor of economics, discusses the latest housing data and home prices. Shiller says the market is going up faster than people perceive it and expectations are not very high for home price increases.
U.S. existing home sales jumped in May. How to define a bubble, with Trulia chief economist Jed Kolko, and Rosen Consulting Group Chairman Ken Rosen.
*Wisconsin Energy to buy Integrys for $9.1 bln. Financial data firm Markit's Composite Purchasing Managers' Index for the euro zone fell more than expected, though the HSBC/ Markit Flash China Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index rose into expansion territory for the first time in six months.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports home sales took a larger than expected bump up in May.
FMHR trader Josh Brown says the cash home buyer is running out of steam.
The NAHB Housing Market Index read 49 in June, versus 45 in May, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.
Home builder sentiment jumped 4 points in June, reports CNBC's Diana Olick. The NAHB Housing Market Index read 49 in June, versus 45 in May.
LONDON, June 13- Shares in Britain's housebuilders and property developers fell on Friday after the government and the Bank of England signalled they were ready to intervene to cool the country's surging house market.
LONDON, June 13- Shares in Britain's house builders, including Barratt Developments and Persimmon slipped on Friday after finance minister George Osborne said he would give the Bank of England stronger powers to curb mortgage lending.
Lowe's virtual room designer allows customers to reinvent each room in your house, from top to bottom, online. CNBC's Diana Olick has the details.
The video game trade show will operate in downtown Los Angeles through 2015, but venue issues have made its future location uncertain.
TORONTO, June 9- Canadian housing starts picked up more than expected in May and April was revised higher, suggesting housing will contribute to economic growth in the second quarter after a harsh winter put the brakes on construction, data released on Monday showed.
CNBC's David Faber speaks to Jonathan Gray, The Blackstone Group global head of real estate, about Blackstone's investment strategy in the hotel sector.
CNBC's David Faber speaks to Jonathan Gray, The Blackstone Group global head of real estate, about Blackstone's real estate approach and the rise of home prices. Gray says the shortage in new supply of single family homes is driving home costs higher.
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