Personal Finance: Real Estate


  • RIYADH/ DUBAI, March 24- Saudi Arabian real estate shares tumbled on Tuesday after the cabinet approved a proposal to tax undeveloped land in urban areas- a policy that could shake up investment incentives in the kingdom and help to resolve a housing shortage. Some analysts have estimated 40 or even 50 percent of space inside big cities such as Riyadh, Jeddah and...

  • Which home remodeling projects actually pay off? Friday, 6 Mar 2015 | 2:35 PM ET

    When home buyer traffic picks up, it pays to be ready. A little elbow grease can help ensure your home stands out.

  • Most expensive house (we could get into): NYC   Friday, 6 Mar 2015 | 10:00 AM ET
    Most expensive house (we could get into): NYC

    Take a personal tour inside the New York City home of fashion mogul Tommy Hilfiger.

  • The 'uncomfortable' subject women don't talk about Thursday, 12 Feb 2015 | 7:30 AM ET
    Woman serious pensive

    Eight in 10 women have held back on talking about money with the people they are close to, a new study finds. The culprit: Low confidence.

  • Retirement: 10 ways to live frugally Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 | 2:12 PM ET
    Couple finances

    Scared of going broke in retirement? The first step is to create a budget and then get serious about where you can trim, USAToday reports.

  • EU QE may not help out banks—but watch real estate Tuesday, 10 Feb 2015 | 8:47 AM ET

    The ECB's massive QE program may only be of small help to the euro zone's banks, but could boost other sectors like real estate.

  • Don't wait! Rates are falling, time to refinance Sunday, 8 Feb 2015 | 1:00 PM ET
    real estate home house

    Now's the time to refinance. More than 7.4 million homeowners stand to benefit from slipping mortgage rates.

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

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

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

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

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

    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
    Time to buy a home now ... or later?

    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
    Stock picking selecting

    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
    U.S.  jobs channeling real estate growth

    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
    Snapshot of Alexandria, VA real estate

    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
    Snapshot of Cleveland real estate

    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
    Why renters remain in a housing Catch-22

    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.

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