Sales of existing homes surprised to the upside in August. CNBC's Diana Olick explains why sales didn't fall on higher mortgage rates. And Don Peebles, The Peebles Corporation; Jed Kolko, Trulia; and Bob Wetenhall, RBC Capital Markets, discuss housing data as rates remain low.
Top CEOs from the REIT sector are gathering in Chicago amid a tougher cost environment than they've seen in several years, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.
Real estate investment trusts are shooting past the stock market, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports the average dividend yield stands at 3.8 percent, and why this has brought REITs higher.
The new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is laying out revised rules on mortgages, with CNBC's Diana Olick. David Stevens, CEO of Mortgage Bankers Association, weighs in.
This new asset class could offer all kinds of investors a chance to get in on an old and well-tested source of revenue.
Applications for U.S. home mortgages rebounded last week after three straight weeks of declines, even as interest rates jumped, data from an industry group showed on Wednesday.
Tanya Marchiol, Team Investments, explains what to expect from housing in 2013.
Is the upside to offering mortgages to Wal-Mart customers greater than the risks associated with it? David Strasser, Janney Montgomery Scott, and Victor Anthony, Topeka Capital Markets, discuss.
Fernando DeLeon, CEO of Leon Capital Group, reveals where to find the best real estate opportunities in lending, commercial and residential properties.
CNBC's Brian Sullivan and Amanda Drury share their gloomy and sunny stock picks of the day, including Body Central and Ventas.
CNBC's Brian Sullivan reports on multiple real estate investment trusts that are up this year, including Weingarten Realty Investors. The company's president and CEO Andrew Alexander shares perspective on the state of the U.S. economy.
Most people probably have too little exposure to commercial real estate as an asset class, says Mike Kirby, Green Street Advisors, who says until 20 years ago it was very difficult for the average investor to access this asset class.
Low interest rates and an improving labor market have created what could be the perfect scenario for REITs, with CNBC's Jeff Cox.
Existing home sales rose 5% in December. So how can you play the real estate market now? Michael Rehaut, JP Morgan homebuilder analyst, and Philip Martin, Morningstar REIT strategist, weigh in.
Despite record low mortgage rates reported today and rising affordability in most U.S. housing markets, rent is the new reality for former home owners and new households alike.
Sharing insight into this weeks economic data and the outlook for next week's market, with Mebane Faber, Cambria Investment Management and John Derrick, U.S. Global Investors.
Citigroup executive Peter Orszag has proposed the latest in a long line of "fixes" for the housing market. Like all the others, this one won't work to fix much of anything — except maybe the profits of some of the biggest banks.
CNBC's Herb Greenberg speaks to William Marks, Managing Director at JMP Securities and reports on how the REIT's are doing.
With a flurry of economic headwinds threatening to blow the US back into recession, investors should focus their portfolios on income-generating stocks and precious metals that have plenty of room to run.