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So-called door-kickers working for investors in foreclosed homes often get the first peek inside vacant properties.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports from Atlanta, Georgia, just after the first major foreclosure auction of 2014. What did institutional investors buy?
Will Randow, Citi analyst, shares which housing stocks he is most bullish on in the industry.
The year's first foreclosure auction took place yesterday in Atlanta. CNBC's Diana Olick looks at the properties that sold and how easy it is to break into foreclosed homes bought sight unseen.
Foreclosures on delinquent properties by homeowner associations were almost unheard of before the financial crisis. Now they are becoming more common.
Ryan Bransfield, analyst at Markit, says U.K. house builders' dividend growth should continue to outpace earnings, thus highlighting their confidence in the outlook for the sector and the economy.
Nearly 3,000 properties were on the block at the year's first big foreclosure auction in Atlanta as buyers look for bargains to rehab, flip or rent.
Institutional investors are vying for properties at a foreclosure auction, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the first major foreclosure auction taking place in Atlanta. Close to 100 properties will be sold ranging from $20,000 to $300,000.
The U.S. apartment vacancy rate eased to its lowest level in more than a decade, but stagnant income growth moderated rent increases.
Michael Jordan decided to try an auction of his Chicago-area home when it couldn't sell for $29 million. Now the home is back on the market for $16 million, reports CNBC's Robert Frank.
Doug Lebda, LendingTree founder, chairman & CEO, shares his outlook on mortgage rates and the outlook for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
Robert Gardner, chief economist at Nationwide Building Society, says the London housing market remains "way ahead" the rest of the U.K. and dismisses worries of a bubble.
David Owen, chief European economist at Jefferies International, discusses the U.K.'s recovery and explains that house prices are not contributing much to consumption patterns at the moment.
Jon Neale, head of research at Jones Lang LaSalle, says there is no broad-based recovery in the U.K. housing market as prices are rising at different paces around the country.
Paul Louie, Managing Director, Asia Ex-Japan Property Research at Barclays says Hong Kong's housing affordability is a problem and expects property prices to drop by 30%.
Andrew Stoltmann, Stoltmann Law Offices partner, and Mike Aubrey, host of HGTV's "Power Broker," discuss the how an expiring tax break will slam "short sale" home sellers, and the impact it will have on real estate.
CNBC's Diana Olick shares her housing predictions for 2014, saying mortgage rates will have to go higher. Jed Kolko, Trulia chief economist, provides insight on the effect of rising rates.
Frank Keating, American Bankers Association president & CEO, discusses new fee increases for mortgages and explains the pressure it puts on the economy and rental markets.
Robert Shiller, Yale University professor, shares his outlook on the housing recovery as home prices post the highest annual gains in eight years. I think these markets have a lot of momentum, says Shiller.
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