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If investors in housing see lower-than-expected returns, they will dump the properties, Nobel-winning economist Robert Shiller says.
U.S. single-family home prices posted their strongest gains in more than 7 years in September, though not all cities are doing as well as others.
Robert Shiller, Case-Shiller Index co-founder and Yale University professor of economics, discusses the decline in housing transactions. Shiller says we can't trust momentum in the housing market anymore.
U.S. single-family home prices rose in September and posted their strongest annualized gain in 7-1/2 years, a closely watched survey said on Tuesday.
How important are housing signals for determining the total economic environment, with former Federal Reserve Gov. Kevin Warsh, Hoover Institution. Warsh discusses Bank of Japan's policies.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports building permits rose 6.2 percent in October. Steve Liesman says the report is mostly driven by multi-family construction.
While education appears to be the primary draw for the buyers, many are also concerned about China's political instability, inflation, even pollution.
Dolly Lenz, Dolly Lenz Real Estate founder, discusses the influx of Chinese investors into the New York City real estate market. Lenz says Chinese buyers know more about the market than anybody.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports October pending home sales disappoint.
For the fifth straight month in October existing home sales fell, as the government shutdown added to an overall slowdown in the U.S. housing market.
Digging into the cost of housing, and consumer behavior across the U.S., with David Neithercut, Equity Residential president & CEO.
Shari Olefson, author of the Financial Fresh Start and CEO of the Carnegie Group, says that the struggle between the government which wants to reform U.S. mortgage guarantee firms Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, and investors looking to safeguard their investment, will have a huge impact on U.S. home sales in 2014.
CNBC's Hadley Gamble takes a look at the booming property market in Abu Dhabi.
CNBC's Robert Frank showcases trophy Irish properties and castles worth $8.7 million.
The recovery, along with the realization that housing prices can fall nationally, has given rise to coverage protecting against negative equity.
The U.S. rejected Fairholme Capital's recapitalization plan for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
Sales of existing home sales nationally fell 3.2 percent in October, but in the West they were down 7 percent.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the disappointing numbers and how the low rate of first-time buyers is hurting the market.
CNBC's Rick Santelli and Diana Olick report the latest economic data. Existing home sales are down 3.2 percent in October.
Applications for U.S. home loans fell in the latest week, dropping for a third straight week, data from an industry group showed on Wednesday.
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