Spring Real Estate

High Times For The High End
The Manhattan suburb of Alpine, New Jersey has a median sales price of 3.4 million dollars and, given a recent bidding war, looks immune to the national downturn.
Green Grows Into A Sales Tool
As many homebuilders fall into the red, some are trying to rise above the discount clutter by emphasizing the green credentials of their houses..


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    A look at real estate values in Arkansas, the home state of former presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee, with CNBC's Mary Thompson

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    A look at the kind of home a million bucks buys in Denver, with CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera

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    A look at what $1 million dollars will buy you in Chicago, home to presidential hopeful Barack Obama.

  • Million Dollar Homes: Phoenix Monday, 18 Jan 2038 | 10:14 PM ET

    A look at how much home you can get for a million dollars in John McCain's hometown of Phoenix, Ariz., with NBC's Janet Shamlian

  • Buying in Clinton's Backyard Monday, 18 Jan 2038 | 10:14 PM ET

    A look at what a million will fetch you in Senator Hillary Clinton's adopted hometown, with CNBC's Sharon Epperson

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    A look at what a million dollars will buy you in Bethesda, Md., with CNBC's Diana Olick.


  • Mortgage Applications Rise for First Time in a Month Wednesday, 5 Mar 2008 | 7:12 AM ET

    Applications for U.S. home mortgages rose for the first week in a month as falling interest rates increased incentives to refinance existing loans, according to data from an industry group on Wednesday.

  • Making Money From Foreclosures Monday, 18 Jan 2038 | 10:14 PM ET

    A niche industry is seeing a boom from the depressed housing market, with Gwendolyn Bounds, Wall Street Journal small business editor and CNBC's Trish Regan

  • Bargain Home Prices May Lure Buyers Back Soon Monday, 25 Feb 2008 | 11:21 AM ET
    A home is advertised for sale at a foreclosure auction in Pasadena, California.

    The distressed U.S. housing market should get a lift this spring as bargain prices lure prospective buyers, but tighter lending will limit any rebound.

  • US Home Prices Plunged at Record Pace Last Year Tuesday, 26 Feb 2008 | 12:50 PM ET

    The collapse in U.S. home prices accelerated to a record pace in the fourth quarter of 2007, with prices plunging 8.9 percent last year, according to a national home price index released on Tuesday.

  • Home Resales Hit 10-Year Low, Prices Keep Sliding Monday, 25 Feb 2008 | 11:28 AM ET
    Home prices continuing to drop.

    Sales of existing homes fell to the lowest level in nearly a decade in January while the median price for a home dropped for the fifth straight month.

  • Troubled Homeowners Still Find Help Hard to Get Wednesday, 27 Feb 2008 | 11:36 AM ET

    As the housing crisis deepens, major lenders say they will help borrowers avoid foreclosure, but nonprofit groups and others say their actions are not living up to their promises.

  • Bernanke on Fed Cuts & Mortgage Rates Monday, 18 Jan 2038 | 10:14 PM ET

    Rep. Luis Gutierrez, D-Ill., asks Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke why mortgage rates are going up, even though money is cheaper.

  • Bernanke on Mortgage Rates     Wednesday, 27 Feb 2008 | 11:11 AM ET

    Rep. Gary Miller, R-Calif., asks Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke about lowering mortgage rates.

  • Mortgage Rates Are Likely To Stay Stubbornly High Wednesday, 27 Feb 2008 | 4:55 PM ET
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    Regulators eased investment caps on Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, but most experts say it won't push mortgage rates lower anytime soon.

  • Fannie, Freddie Regulator to Lift Investment Caps Wednesday, 27 Feb 2008 | 1:26 PM ET

    The federal regulator for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will lift an investment cap, in a move that will free up billions of dollars for the mortgage finance companies.

  • Housing Crisis Puts Off First-Time Buyers Monday, 3 Mar 2008 | 1:08 PM ET

    With home prices falling and families losing their homes to foreclosure, some people see greater security in renting..


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