An index of so-called pending home sales from Realtors, which represents signed contracts, not closings, was basically flat in July.» Read More
Applications for U.S. home mortgages rose last week for the third week in a row, boosted by increased demand for refinancings,data from an industry group showed on Wednesday.
Tai Hui, Chief Asia Pacific Strategist, J.P. Morgan Funds says the only way to have sustained management of property prices in Hong Kong is to increase supply.
Existing home sales dropped 1 percent in December because there just aren't many homes to buy, reports CNBC's Diana Olick; and assessing the headwinds the housing market faces, with CNBC's Jeff Cox and John Makin, AEI Resident Scholar.
If you are looking for a hot and hidden housing play, maybe you should check out housing REITs. Ken Cruse, Sunstone president & CEO and Michael D. Barnello, LaSalle Hotel Properties president & CEO, discuss the hotel business.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports the U.S. has not seen this few homes for sale in over a decade.
The phrase “rent to own,” might be familiar, but its meaning might not be clear to every renter or homebuyer.
Former FDIC Chair Sheila Bair discusses the future of regulation in regards to the hotel industry and commercial real estate, with CNBC's Simon Hobbs.
Existing home sales fell 1 percent in December, when the Street was expecting a 5 percent gain, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.
"The greatest concern in the market is the inventory situation," said Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Associate of Realtors.
Home resales unexpectedly fell in December as fewer people put their properties on the market, although not by enough to derail the boost housing will likely provide to the economy this year.
We are starting 2013 on a bit of a high note, The Mercadien Group's Ken Kamen said. Here are some macro themes that make him very optimistic.
Countries that are most popular with retirees have great climates and low costs of living. One country like this is Ecuador. Read ahead to find out more and see if it’s the retirement destination for you.
From Beverly Hills mansion to beach house to penthouse, these are the most expensive rentals on the market.
CBS shares shot higher Thursday on the company's announcement Wednesday afternoon about its plans to spin off its billboard business. Here's how the move will unlock value for shareholders.
Esteemed economist Robert Shiller worries that positive housing data may be a bit misleading.
Mega-broker Dolly Lenz has sold over $8.5 billion dollars in high-end properties owned by clients like Barbra Streisand and Billy Joel. Now she's sharing inside tips with you.
The December numbers beat expectations by a lot and sent the stocks of the public home builders higher and prompted housing analysts to exclaim bullish headlines, but here's what they failed to mention.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is unveiling new rules for mortgage servicers.
New rules could make mortgage servicing more expensive, especially for those specialty servicers and level the playing field between them and the big bank servicers.
Despite big earnings gains from the big public builders, overall confidence among the nation's home builders took a pause in January.