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Bruce Flatt, CEO of Brookfield Asset Management, provides his perspective on where he is finding the best investment opportunities in the U.S. and explains why he sees "value opportunities" in Europe.
Fannie Mae reported net income of $10.1 billion for Q2, and its CEO Tim Mayopoulos expects revenues to be stable and earnings to be strong over the next few years. CNBC's Diana Olick reports.
Digging into the average sale prices of homes in Dallas, Texas, with Re/Max realtor Laura Barnett. The "power house" of the week is listed for $1,099,000.
Interest rates are climbing to 4.4 percent on a 30-year fixed mortgage. Coldwell Banker Real Estate CEO Budge Huskey, offers insight on whether the housing recovery is at risk.
The home builder sentiment is at its highest level in nearly 8 years. CNBC's Diana Olick explains the disconnect between sentiment and home builder stocks.
The problem may be as old as the earth itself, but the increase in activity is new. The rush to reason why has put scientists, engineers and real estate developers at odds.
A lean supply of homes for sale is boosting confidence among U.S. home builders, according to a monthly sentiment survey from the National Association of Home Builders.
In an unusual twist in the mortgage market, the difference between the cost of a conforming loan (generally $417,000 and under) and a jumbo loan has shrunk to nearly nothing.
The number of people applying for mortgages has hit a one-month low. CNBC's Diana Olick reports jumbo rates and conforming rates are almost exactly the same.
The housing recovery is starting to heat up so much, the "b" word—bubble—is starting to pop up in some markets. So, where are the next hot spots?
Adam Challis, head of residential research at Jones Lang LaSalle, and Simon Rubinsohn, chief economist at RICS, comment on the rise in U.K house prices, and the regional divide.
Robert Wood, U.K. economist at Berenberg Bank, discusses the U.K economy following the latest inflation report and says inflation is currently "bouncing around its peak".
Leveled by the housing crash, the private mortgage insurance industry is reaching profitability for the first time in six years.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports four private mortgage insurers posted their first quarterly profit in six years.
According to research firm RealtyTrac, high-end flipping is on the rise as Wall Street and foreign investors spend billions on U.S. property markets, reports CNBC's Becky Quick.
CNBC's Robert Frank reports on "turnkey mansions," when a rich buyer wants a mansion and everything in it. A New York penthouse sold for $7 million, which even included the toilet brushes and two jars filled with M&Ms.
Tiger Woods reportedly started noticing doors scraping the floors, and cracks in walls at his home in Jupiter Island, Florida. CNBC's Sue Herera reports.
Mortgage applications to buy a new home jumped 14 percent in July, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.
The delay can be attributed to most potential homebuyers lock in mortgage rates early, and sale closings can take up to two months to be finalized.
Paul Miller, FBR Capital Markets; and Thomas Gorman, Dorsey and Whitney weigh in on charges against JPMorgan and PNC over mortgage related issues.