Jack Ablin, BMO Private Bank, and David Kelly, JPMorgan Funds, discuss today's labor report and what it indicates about the economy and its impact on the markets. This reaffirms a growth pattern, says Ablin.» Read More
Homebuying has remained "pretty strong" despite higher mortgage rates, but refinancing has dropped "quite a bit," Bank of America CEO Brian Moynihan told CNBC.
Grainne Gilmore, head of UK residential research at Knight Frank, tells CNBC that confidence in UK house prices are really rises.
Giles Keating, head of research at Credit Suisse, tells CNBC that the UK housing market in the South East is hotter than you'd want it to be.
Britain's Foxtons priced its London listing at the top of its range, valuing the estate agent at $1 billion, and defying concerns the property market is overheating.
Taimur Baig, Chief Economist, Asia at Deutsche Bank says that the Fed's guidance was clear and markets seemed prepared but with no taper this time, he expects the Fed to move in December.
Mortgage rates moved down dramatically after the Fed announced it would not taper. CNBC's Diana Olick has the details. Fred Glick, US Loans Mortgage, and David Lykken, Mortgage Banking Solutions, weigh in.
Sales of existing homes surprised to the upside in August. CNBC's Diana Olick explains why sales didn't fall on higher mortgage rates. And Don Peebles, The Peebles Corporation; Jed Kolko, Trulia; and Bob Wetenhall, RBC Capital Markets, discuss housing data as rates remain low.
In this week's "Power House" segment, Jeff Block of Prudential Fox & Roach, discusses the state of Philadelphia's real estate market. This week's power house is listed for about $2.3 million.
Closed existing home sales rose 1.7 percent in August, reports CNBC's Diana Olick. Realtors say lower mortgage rates will not help home sales this Fall.
Realtors say buying is less about the interest rate and more about the ability to get the mortgage. Sales are also hampered by a lack of listings.
CNBC's Diana Olick has the latest number on housing.
Real estate stocks rallied, and mortgage rates fell, as fears of a Fed taper, at least in the short term, evaporated.
Shari Olefson, CEO of The Carnegie Group, comments on the U.S. "housing hangover" following the increase in mortgage rates but expects new rules effective in 2014 to have a "much bigger impact".
How much does the Fed's decision on its timing of the taper matter to housing and mortgage rates? CNBC's Dominic Chu and Diana Olick look at stocks to buy and avoid.
Since S&P eased its standards last year, its market share has risen to 69 percent from the 18 percent it had in the first years after 2008's crisis.
George Osborne, the U.K.'s finance minister, says that while there is cause for concern, the U.K. is not in the midst of a housing boom.
Peter Flint, Trulia CEO and co-founder, discusses how the real estate website managed to soar 180 percent since its Wall Street debut.
*Housing starts rise 0.9 percent, less than expected. WASHINGTON, Sept 18- U.S. housing starts rose less than expected in August as multi-family activity slowed sharply, but a surge in permits to build single-family homes pointed to a sustained strengthening in the housing market recovery.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on housing.
U.S. housing starts rose less than expected in August, but a surge in permits for single-family homes pointed to sustained strengthen in the housing market recovery.