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Home sales slumped in February in part because of a lack of so-called household formation. And that is a mystery.
Home builders outside the Northeast had a much better quarter than their weather-battered counterparts, Susquehanna Financial's Jack Micenko says.
While the housing recovery has been suffering from a winter cold, Realogy CEO Richard Smith says all that could change this spring.
"These stocks are not expensive," Jim Cramer said on "Squawk on the Street" about companies that offer an indirect way to invest in the housing sector.
Home resales dropped slightly to a 19 month-low as cold weather and a shortage of homes for sale continued to sideline potential buyers.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest Philly Fed data, and Diana Olick reports February existing home sales drop 0.4%.
Jack Micenko, Susquehanna Financial Group analyst, shares his top housing picks and weighs in on how to play the home builder space.
Ethical people attract ethical people, says Richard Smith, Realogy CEO, sharing his thoughts on how his company promotes ethics in the workplace.
Shari Olefson, CEO of The Carnegie Group, discusses the U.S. housing market ahead of the release of February existing home sales data, and says an increase in first-time buyers is needed.
Blackstone Group CEO Stephen Schwarzman tells CNBC why his firm plans to slow down its real estate purchases after spending billions in the sector.
Applications for U.S. home mortgages fell last week as both purchase and refinancing applications slipped, an industry group said on Wednesday.
Susan Emmett, director residential research at Savills, discusses the U.K. housing market's supply and demand imbalance and says the extension of the Help to Buy scheme is very positive for house building.
Yogi Dewan, founder at Hassium Asset Management, says U.K. property is a great safe haven investment, but it is not very liquid.
Wells Fargo produced a 150-page manual to fabricate missing documents to speed foreclosures, a lawsuit claims, according to published reports.
CNBC's Herb Greenberg shares his opinions on Benzinga's story on reasons to tap home equity to buy stocks.
Five of the nation's largest banks have satisfied their consumer relief and refinancing obligations under a mortgage settlement.
U.S. housing starts fell for a third straight month in February, but a rebound in building permits offered some hope.
The pace of growth in China property prices slowed further in February, according to Reuters calculations based on official data.
U.S. baby boomers, desperate for retirement income, are increasingly turning back to reverse mortgages, but big banks stay away.
CNBC's Diana Olick discusses home builder concern in the wake of today's uptick in home builder sentiment data.
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