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  • Home builder confidence slips to 56     Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 10:01 AM ET

    Confidence among home builders fell one point in January after a big jump in December. CNBC's Diana Olick breaks down the NAHB data.

  • Builder sentiment falls slightly in January Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 10:00 AM ET
    A contractor works on construction of the Shea Homes Frame & Focus development in San Diego, California.

    Home builder confidence dipped in January as rising construction costs and inaccurate appraisals hurt some home sales.

  • Trulia's housing indicator shows mixed market     Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 7:33 AM ET

    It's going to be an uneven recovery, says Sean Aggarwal, Chief Financial Officer at Trulia, sharing his thoughts on the outlook on housing. We¿ve seen a very sustained recovery in 2014, says Aggarwal.

  • Homes lost to foreclosure hit 6-year low in 2013 Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 6:13 AM ET

    The number of U.S. homes on the path to foreclosure fell last year to a low not seen since before the high-flying days of the housing boom.

  • UK house prices to continue to rise?     Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 | 4:40 AM ET

    Joshua Miller, senior economist at RICS, says the U.K.'s housing market is gaining momentum due to a lack of stock, rising consumer confidence and falling mortgage rates.

  • Expectations of future rises in British house prices strengthened again last month, driven by a shortage of new homes, according to a survey by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

  • Houzz's new focus on global growth     Wednesday, 15 Jan 2014 | 11:20 AM ET

    Adi Tatarko, CEO and Co-Founder of Houzz, discusses how her company is transforming the $300 billion home remodeling and design industry. CNBC's Jon Fortt, discuss how the company plans to grow its global business.

  • Is a housing bubble inflating in the UK?     Wednesday, 15 Jan 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    Alan Clarke, director for fixed income strategy, banking and markets at Scotiabank, discusses Carney's comments on the U.K's housing market and forward guidance.

  • Hong Kong to improve housing supply     Wednesday, 15 Jan 2014 | 5:00 AM ET

    Peter Thal Larsen, Asia editor at Reuters Breakingviews, discusses Hong Kong and government measures to deal with housing shortages.

  • Lowe's opens front door to Porch Tuesday, 14 Jan 2014 | 7:00 AM ET
    A Lowe's store in East Peoria, Ill.

    The home improvement retailer offers a new tool, partnering with home renovation service Porch.com as the anti-DIY online.

  • Mortgage market slows     Tuesday, 14 Jan 2014 | 3:12 PM ET

    The Mortgage Bankers Association lowered its 2014 forecast for originations by $57 billion. CNBC's Diana Olick looks into the year-over-year decline in mortgage lending rates.

  • New lending rules hit mortgage market     Tuesday, 14 Jan 2014 | 1:13 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports Wells Fargo saw a 60 percent drop in originations in Q4 from one year ago.

  • Mortgage forecasts lowered for 2014 Tuesday, 14 Jan 2014 | 10:17 AM ET
    A 'For Sale' sign stands in the yard of a single family home in Denver, Colorado.

    Rising interest rates and a sluggish housing recovery has prompted lower forecasts for mortgage originations this year.

  • *Rome to reintroduce housing levy under new name. Sector experts predict housing transactions in Italy will increase this year for the first time since 2007, after which the country was hit by the global financial crisis and subsequently by its longest economic recession in 60 years.

  • US overvalued, Japan to disappoint: HSBC     Sunday, 12 Jan 2014 | 6:14 PM ET

    Garry Evans, Global Head of Equity Strategy at HSBC, explains his underweight call on the U.S. and the Japanese equity markets for 2014.

  • Using eminent domain to help some avoid foreclosure Sunday, 12 Jan 2014 | 9:16 AM ET
    An abandoned home and car are seen on September 5, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. Detroit is struggling with over 78,000 abandoned homes across 140 square miles and 16% unemployment; in July, the city declared bankruptcy.

    The mayor of Richmond, Calif., is pushing a novel use of eminent domain to prevent foreclosures. Financial firms are very, very unhappy.

  • Jobs data reveals housing negatives     Friday, 10 Jan 2014 | 1:10 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports on three data points in Friday's jobs report that is negative for housing.

  • The booming housing market for boomer retirees Friday, 10 Jan 2014 | 12:35 PM ET

    Millions of boomers will turn 65 from now through 2030. With increased demand for 55-plus communities, there's now a new surge in the housing market.

  • Weak jobs number hits housing     Friday, 10 Jan 2014 | 12:00 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick explains how weak jobs participation is hitting the housing recovery

  • Weak job participation rips the housing recovery Friday, 10 Jan 2014 | 11:18 AM ET
    Job seekers meet with recruiters at the Columbus Career Fair in Columbus, Ohio.

    The tepid job participation rate reported Friday explains why so many people can't buy homes and why others are unable to save their homes.

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