• Here's a much better investment than most stocks Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 11:51 AM ET

    As interest rates hover near lows, and investors search for anything with yield, commercial real estate is finding its footing.

  • Want a house abroad? You can buy it online  Friday, 8 Aug 2014 | 2:15 AM ET

    Paul Philipp-Hermann, co-founder of Lamudi, discusses how his online real estate business allows users to buy property in emerging markets.

  • Power House: Stunning Seattle  Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 1:48 PM ET

    In today's "Power House," CNBC's Sue Herera speaks to Robert Macdonald of Lake & Company Real Estate, about some hot real estate in Seattle.

  • Rentify: Disrupting UK rental market  Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 11:45 AM ET

    George Spencer, CEO of Rentify, is an online lettings service, also providing landlords with the tools to manage their properties themselves, but a at "much more competitive" price than traditional lettings agent.

  • UK housing will cool, but no correction: S&P  Thursday, 7 Aug 2014 | 6:00 AM ET

    Jean-Michel Six, managing director and chief European economist at Standard & Poor's, says that U.K. house prices will cool but there will be no correction in the market.

  • Unsold land in China signals developer uncertainty Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 6:25 PM ET
    People at a real estate trade fair in Beijing, China.

    For the first time lands plots up for auction in Beijing went unsold, signaling developer anxiety over continued weakness in the property market.

  • Accidental landlords  Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 1:08 PM ET

    A growing number of homebuyers are opting to rent their current homes instead of selling, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.

  • Underwater homeowners are turning into landlords Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 12:47 PM ET

    The rise in prices is providing equity to buy another home while still holding on to their old home, which is then providing lucrative rental income.

  • Refinancing continues to drive meager mortgage volume Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 7:00 AM ET
    A sign offering mortgage help at a Bank of America branch, New York City.

    With mortgage rates wavering within a tight range, total mortgage application volume rose 1.6 percent; however, it was all on the back of refinances.

  • Buying a new home? What a difference $1,000 makes Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 11:52 AM ET

    The real cost of owning a new home could come down to about the same amount as the cost of a new washing machine.

  • Will the housing slowdown impact UK growth?  Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 4:30 AM ET

    Jack Meaning, research fellow at NIESR, discusses the U.K. economy on the back of July PMI data and expectations for growth over the next 18 months.

  • Dubai property market still sparkling...for now Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014 | 4:21 AM ET

    Dubai's largest developer Emaar Properties reported a 29 percent increase in net income late on Monday, missing expectations.

  • Trends in homeownership  Monday, 4 Aug 2014 | 2:49 PM ET

    The average age for first time home buyers is expected to jump from 31 to over 34, according to Zillow. CNBC's Diana Olick reports millennials are getting married later, having kids later and moving around more.

  • Pros share top value plays  Monday, 4 Aug 2014 | 1:10 PM ET

    Discussing current value plays, with Hugh Johnson, Hugh Johnson Advisors CIO, and Susan Fulton, FBB Capital Partners President.

  • What's behind homeownership drop  Monday, 4 Aug 2014 | 1:01 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports homeownership just keeps falling, and younger Americans are behind the drop.

  • Millennials are dragging down homeownership Monday, 4 Aug 2014 | 12:18 PM ET

    Homeownership continues to fall. As the economy improves, more people will buy homes, but younger Americans will wait longer.

  • More signs of weakness in the housing market Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 7:00 AM ET
    A sign offering mortgage help at a Bank of America branch, New York City.

    Applications for U.S. home mortgages slipped last week as refinancing applications dropped, an industry group said on Wednesday.

  • Pent up demand for housing: Travis Perkins CEO  Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 2:30 AM ET

    John Carter, CEO of Travis Perkins, says the fundamentals of the U.K. housing market are strong.

  • Gauging nation's housing market  Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 3:10 PM ET

    Cynthia Silver, Century 21 Martinez & Associates; Patricia Delinois, Century 21 Premier Elite Realty; and Jo Gipson, Atlanta Intown Real Estate, discuss if the slowdown in housing is a bad thing or if it could spur sales.

  • Urban Compass empowering brokers  Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 12:32 PM ET

    Robert Reffkin, Urban Compass founder & CEO, explains how his online real estate marketplace and brokerage site works.

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