I would look at something like a PFF," Ritholtz Wealth Management's Josh Brown says.
No matter what decision the Fed makes on tapering, it "can't change housing demographics," Toll Brothers CEO Douglas Yearley says.
David Neithercut, Equity Residential CEO, and Doug Yearly, Toll Brothers CEO, discuss their real estate partnership and the pros and cons of renting versus owning a home.
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With rising interest rates and market uncertainty on the Federal Reserve, investors should avoid homebuilder stocks, two market pros told CNBC.
Mortgage rates rising from their record low levels probably will affect the housing recovery, but how? It depends on whom you ask.
Lowe's profit blew past Wall Street expectations, but valuations are looking somewhat stretched. Is this the top for home improvement?
U.S. stock index futures were lower on Wednesday ahead of the release of the July minutes from the Federal Reserve's last policy meeting.
Tapering of the Fed's $85 billion monthly bond purchases has been discussed for months, driving interest rates higher.
Clearly demand is starting to sag, inventory is actually coming up, so the market is getting better balance, says Glenn Kelman, Redfin CEO, with a closer look at the real estate industry.
The recent pullback in housing stocks has created opportunity for investors to buy on weakness and some individual names stand out from the pack, analysts told CNBC.
Partly on an increase in confidence data, home builder stocks are up despite last week's selloff. Analysts Jack Micenko, Susquehanna Financial, and Daniel Oppenheim, Credit Suisse, provide insight.
The Fed gathering in Jackson Hole and the minutes of the last Fed meeting could keep markets volatile in the week ahead.
Canada's overheated housing market continues to defy a U.S. style real estate crash, but even the most optimistic of investors are now bracing for pain.
The near-completion of the Shanghai Tower and the beginning of work on the world's tallest building in Changsha could be clear signs that the Chinese economy is heading for a fall.
The real estate market might be heading into troubled territory, Dani Babb of The Babb Group says.
The Dow and S&P 500 finished in negative territory Wednesday as investors digested the latest batch of corporate earnings, while stronger-than-expected results from Apple helped limit losses on the Nasdaq.
Stocks closed lower Tuesday, with the S&P 500 breaking an 8-day rally, following a mixed batch of economic and earnings reports and as investors hesitated to jump in ahead of Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke's congressional testimony.
Rates on U.S. home mortgages surged to the highest level in close to two years last week as the recent sell-off in the bond market drove borrowing rates higher.