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  • Government 'paralysis' spooks home builders Wednesday, 16 Oct 2013 | 10:02 AM ET
    Contractors work on a KB Home under construction at the Vicino community in San Jose, Calif.

    Confidence among the nation's home builders slipped more than expected in October, another fallout of Washington's fiscal escapades.

  • Shutdown is having 'notable impact' on mortgages Wednesday, 16 Oct 2013 | 7:00 AM ET

    Mortgage application dropped to a six-year low, as negotiations to end the government's partial shutdown and avert a U.S. debt default wavered.

  • Economist Robert Shiller is saying home prices look reasonable. CNBC's Diana Olick, and Shari Olefson, CEO of The Carnegie Group. "There is an argument to be made for bubble 2.0," explains Olick.

  • Shiller wins Nobel Prize     Tuesday, 15 Oct 2013 | 7:15 AM ET

    Robert Shiller shares how he found out he had won the Nobel Prize. He also explains the difference between his "irrational" market theory and fellow Nobel laureate Eugene Fama's "efficient market" theory.

  • Nobel Prize winner warns of 'bubbly' home prices Tuesday, 15 Oct 2013 | 7:21 AM ET
    Robert Shiller

    One of three American economists who won the 2013 economics Nobel Prize on Monday expressed alarm at the rapid rise in global housing prices.

  • Seeing 'jitters' in housing market: Pro     Monday, 14 Oct 2013 | 2:18 PM ET

    Discussing the impact of the government shutdown on housing, with Peter Murphy, Home Encounter CEO & real estate agent. "Functionally, we're not seeing a big impact to the housing market yet," he says.

  • USDA loans & the shutdown     Monday, 14 Oct 2013 | 2:16 PM ET

    The USDA's Rural Development Mortgage Program offers a no down payment, 30-year fixed government loan for rural homeowners. CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the impact of the government shutdown to these loans.

  • Shutdown costs family $10,000 and dream house Monday, 14 Oct 2013 | 1:38 PM ET

    Offering a 30-year fixed loan requiring no down payment, the USDA program was designed to help rural families, but it isn't processing any loans.

  • Zuckerberg wants his privacy     Friday, 11 Oct 2013 | 2:56 PM ET

    Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg paid more than $30 million for four homes near his own to guard against development. CNBC's Robert Frank, and Adam Sank of NBC's "Last Comic Standing."

  • 'Mini' Biltmore Estate up for sale     Friday, 11 Oct 2013 | 2:54 PM ET

    CNBC's Robert Frank reports on a mansion in Asheville, North Carolina up for sale. A close look at why the home is like a "mini" Biltmore.

  • Solar-powered homes compete     Thursday, 10 Oct 2013 | 2:52 PM ET

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports from Irvine, Calif., where 19 teams are competing at the "Solar Decathlon" for the most energy efficient and affordable home.

  • If the U.S. defaults, what is the impact to housing? Jed Kolko, Trulia chief economist, discusses the potential impact to mortgage rates and lending.

  • Maine Governor declares civil emergency     Thursday, 10 Oct 2013 | 1:38 PM ET

    Maine was ranked as the 5th most state to be impacted by the government shutdown by WalletHub. CNBC's Mary Thompson reports Gov. Paul LePage declared a civil emergency to minimize the financial impact from the government shutdown.

  • Stalemate is holding back homebuyers: Lennar CEO Thursday, 10 Oct 2013 | 1:34 PM ET
    Stuart Miller

    Stuart Miller also said, however, that demand for housing remains strong throughout the country.

  • Why the BoE is 'very well placed'     Thursday, 10 Oct 2013 | 11:05 AM ET

    Simon Hayes, chief U.K. economist at Barclays and Jonathan Portes, director of the NIESR, agree that the Bank of England should keep its current "policy setting" untouched for a while.

  • Why the UK housing market is 'two-speed'     Thursday, 10 Oct 2013 | 6:30 AM ET

    Ray Boulger, senior technical manager at John Charcol and Grainne Gilmore, head of U.K. residential research at Knight Frank, comment on the "divergent" U.K. housing market and the impact of the Help to Buy scheme on mortgage rates.

  • Hot Miami real estate     Wednesday, 9 Oct 2013 | 1:44 PM ET

    A peek at mansions in Miami. CNBC's Robert Frank reports that the Jills were named the No. 1 team in the country for sales volume.

  • Applicants line up for mortgages, ignore shutdown Wednesday, 9 Oct 2013 | 7:18 AM ET

    Applications for U.S. home loans rose in the latest week as demand for refinancing outpaced purchases.

  • 'End of suburbia' may nearly be upon us: Sam Zell Tuesday, 8 Oct 2013 | 11:36 AM ET

    Young people shunning the suburbs in favor of city life are leading the charge in the "reurbanization of America," real estate mogul Sam Zell says.

  • Shutdown creates a jumbo problem for housing Monday, 7 Oct 2013 | 2:47 PM ET

    Some lenders will not do them at all without tax verification from the IRS. Others are delaying the process.

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