Personal Finance: Real Estate


  • How to buy a piece of Manhattan for $10,000 Wednesday, 4 Feb 2015 | 6:00 AM ET

    Thanks to crowdfunding sites, retail investors can buy a small equity stake in an upscale residential development in the Big Apple.

  • The CNBC Crowdfinance Real Estate Average Wednesday, 4 Feb 2015 | 6:00 AM ET

    This represents the largest capital commitments raised by private real estate companies actively listed on equity crowdfunding platforms.

  • Retired boomers, they're happier than you'd think Tuesday, 3 Feb 2015 | 1:28 PM ET

    Older boomers who have already left the workforce have substantial financial security, a new survey finds. Here's why that can't last.

  • Time to buy a home now ... or later?  Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 9:15 AM ET

    CNBC's Sharon Epperson appears on Today to discuss whether now is a good time to buy a home or whether it's in buyers' best interests to wait. With Mike Aubrey, real estate expert.

  • Home buyers aren't shopping for a mortgage: Govt Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 8:53 AM ET
    Pedestrians pass a sign advertising mortgages at a Citibank branch in New York.

    Almost half of home buyers do not shop around for a mortgage, a government study finds, even though terms and rates can vary widely.

  • Time to dump your actively managed mutual funds? Tuesday, 6 Jan 2015 | 11:55 AM ET

    Put off by actively managed funds' subpar performance and fees, investors are putting more money into index funds and ETFs. Should you?

  • The world’s best—and—worst housing markets Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 6:00 AM ET

    CNBC looks at which countries have seen the biggest gain in house prices over the last 12 months — and which have suffered the biggest losses.

  • BofA to pay family $1M over robocalls Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 6:14 PM ET
    A Bank of America branch in New York City.

    Bank of America will need to pay more than $1 million to a Florida couple for constant robocalls despite requests to stop, Consumerist said.

  • U.S. jobs channeling real estate growth  Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 5:30 AM ET

    We've seen more of a "Goldilock environment" for commercial real estate over recent months, with employment growth the fundamental driver, says Hessam Nadji, managing director and chief strategy officer at Marcus & Millichap Research and Advisory Services.

  • Snapshot of Alexandria, VA real estate  Friday, 5 Dec 2014 | 12:37 PM ET

    Power House goes to the Washington, DC suburb of Alexandria, VA with Edward Berenbaum of CENTURY 21 Redwood Realty.

  • Snapshot of Cleveland real estate  Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 3:00 PM ET

    Cleveland realtor Michele Anderson offers a tour of three homes in the Cleveland area, from a $319,900 single-family home to a $500,000 condominium to a beautiful $550,000 home in Cleveland Heights.

  • London icon's new lease on life  Friday, 7 Nov 2014 | 9:00 AM ET
    Battersea power station

    CNBC's Phil Han reports from the Battersea Power Station and finds out more about this multi-billion dollar redevelopment of the site.

  • Why renters remain in a housing Catch-22  Thursday, 6 Nov 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    Demand is driving rents to record levels, but home prices are also rising. That leaves renters who want to buy homes in a tough spot, CNBC's Diana Olick reports.

  • Cheap loans may fuel bubble: Ex-Bear Stearns CEO Monday, 27 Oct 2014 | 12:18 PM ET

    Boosting the housing market could fuel the next credit bubble, warned Alan Schwartz, the former head of Bear Stearns.

  • DC shipping container apartments

    A North Carolina company is taking shipping containers and converting them into all sorts of structures, from retail spaces to multifamily apartments. CNBC's Diana Olick reports.

  • Top retirement expense: Your home Thursday, 18 Sep 2014 | 7:30 AM ET

    Home costs are the biggest expense for people 50 and older, accounting for 40% to 45% of their household budgets, according to a report.

  • Retirees' big move (or not): What to consider Sunday, 14 Sep 2014 | 1:00 PM ET

    Many people nearing retirement grapple with choosing whether to retire "in place" or move to a new location. Here's what to think about.

  • Snapshot of Charlotte real estate  Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 | 2:00 PM ET

    Bonnie Papandrea, Wilkinson ERA realtor, shows CNBC how far your money can go in Charlotte, NC.

  • Find out just how far $100 goes in your state Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 | 12:01 PM ET

    $100 equals $100 … true or false? Not so if you're spending it in different states. A new analysis shows where your money goes furthest.

  • How poor credit costs you on homeowners insurance Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 12:54 PM ET
    Fire fills a canyon behind a partially burned house in the mountains overlooking Montecito, south of Santa Barbara, Calif.

    Lower credit scores are known to impact mortgage availability and rates, but they can also increase the cost of homeowners insurance.

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