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CNBC's Mary Thompson reports the market is seeing early gains today as housing-related stocks rise after upbeat data and earnings in the sector.
Discussing growth trends for cities versus suburbs, with Jed Kolko, Trulia chief economist, and Gary Kaminsky, Morgan Stanley Wealth Management, provides perspective.
July CPI is up 0.1 percent, and July housing starts are up 15.7 percent. Jed Kolko, Trulia chief economist, provides perspective.
U.S. housing starts rebounded strongly in July, suggesting the housing recovery was back on track after stalling in the second half of last year.
David Crowe, chief economist at the National Association of Home Builders, says Tuesday's U.S. housing data should confirm the recovery in the market but highlights the difficulties for first-time buyers.
Andrew Burkly, head of institutional portfolio strategy at Oppenheimer & Co., says U.S. housing has been volatile and that housing starts should "snap back" in July after a "big hit" in June.
Michael Klibaner, regional director and head of research for Greater China at JLL, comments on the Chinese residential real estate market and says developers need to start building for lower income workers.
Simon Colvin, research analyst at Markit, discusses Chinese housing stocks and how to make money out of the market.
Jinsong Du, head of Asia property research at Credit Suisse, says house prices in the second half of the year will not go down as fast as the first half.
Miranda Carr, head of China research at NSBO, says a housing market crash in China would have a "profound" impact on the overall economy.
CNBC's Diana Olick breaks down the surprising home builder confidence data for August.
Russell Quirk, CEO of eMoov, says that the role of the estate agent is overstated as the digital revolution made it possible for sellers and buyers to have access to key housing market information.
Adam Challis, head of residential research at JLL, discusses the U.K. housing market and says that weakness in demand is starting to create a headwind on market activity.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports all regions saw gains in home builder sentiment for August.
After leaping decisively into positive territory in July, home builder sentiment pulled another surprise in August.
CNBC's Catherine Boyle looks at what real estate you can buy for $500,000 in London as property prices continue to soar.
"London is becoming completely unaffordable for people on average wages," according to long-standing British Labour MP Diane Abbott, amid rising property prices in the U.K.'s capital.
Robin Carr, fund manager at Aerium, says there will be "significant growth" in prices for property outside of central London.
David Ritchie, CEO of Bovis Homes, says the U.K.'s real estate market can deal with a "limited" interest rate rise.
Will a slowdown in London house price growth be followed by further gradual rises? Or is London property in a bubble which is about to pop?
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