Real Estate


  • S&P Case Shiller Index Extends Gains Tuesday, 26 Feb 2013 | 9:14 AM ET
    S&P Case Shiller Index Extends Gains

    David Blitzer, S&P 500 Index committee chairman breaks down the latest numbers on housing.

  • Preview: Home Depot Earnings Monday, 25 Feb 2013 | 4:45 PM ET
    Preview: Home Depot Earnings

    Home Depot will report earnings Tuesday morning. What to expect, with CNBC's Diana Olick; David Strasser, Janney Capital Markets; and Michael Lasser, UBS.

  • Satisfying 'Picky' Home Buyers Monday, 25 Feb 2013 | 2:18 PM ET
    Satisfying 'Picky' Home Buyers

    What home buyers really want, with CNBC's Diana Olick. Since the recession, high-end amenities have become necessities, she says. And people are willing to pay extra for them.

  • Savings or Loan? Paying for a Remodeling Project Sunday, 24 Feb 2013 | 8:01 PM ET

    Most homeowners use personal savings to pay for renovations, but borrowing makes sense when the updates will pay you back.

  • Home Depot Earnings Preview: What to Watch Monday, 25 Feb 2013 | 2:19 PM ET

    As the housing sector recovers and home remodeling surges, the Street is looking for big things out of Home Depot.

  • What Do Home Buyers Buy? Monday, 25 Feb 2013 | 11:46 AM ET
    What Do Home Buyers Buy?

    CNBC's Diana Olick takes a look at what home buyers purchase at home improvement stores as well as the types of features they're expecting in a home.

  • Downsizing the Home for Retirement: Is It Worth It? Monday, 25 Feb 2013 | 9:59 AM ET

    Living on a smaller scale may mean fewer expenses in retirement, but a move to a smaller home does not necessarily guarantee savings.

  • What Tops Home Buyers' Wish List Now Monday, 25 Feb 2013 | 11:06 AM ET
    How Does the Fed Help My House, My Mortgage?

    From new construction to renovation and remodeling, consumers are clearly more cautious and price-sensitive than they once were.

  • UK Builders Defy Gloom, but for How Long? Monday, 25 Feb 2013 | 7:04 AM ET
    Construction workers are seen on the job at a new housing development in San Mateo, California.

    The U.K.'s biggest homebuilders have reported sharp increases in profits and signaled a positive year ahead though analysts question whether the good times will last against a backdrop of economic woes.

  •  Bovis Homes CEO: Market in 2013 Will Be Stable but Challenging

    David Ritchie, CEO at Bovis Homes, tells CNBC that they are debt free as a business and moving forward with strong growth prospects for 2013.

  • Hong Kong Unveils Another Round of Property Measures Sunday, 24 Feb 2013 | 7:48 PM ET
    Residential and commercial property in Hong Kong, China.

    Hong Kong is imposing higher stamp duties and home loan curbs on property transactions, officials said on Friday.

  • Housing's 'Boomerang Buyers' Friday, 22 Feb 2013 | 1:17 PM ET
    Housing 'Boomerang Buyers' counseled homeowners on how to voluntarily walk away from their mortgages just a few years ago, reports CNBC's Diana Olick. The website recently released a survey showing 80 percent expressed their desire to purchase another home in the next 12 months.

  • They Bailed on Their Homes—Now They Want Back In Friday, 22 Feb 2013 | 11:45 AM ET

    Home sales are slowly climbing back thanks in some part to the so-called "strategic defaulters" - investors and homeowners who once walked away from their commitments but are now coming back to the market.

  • Despite Aid, Borrowers Still Face Foreclosure Friday, 22 Feb 2013 | 7:28 AM ET

    Homeowners who received help on their second mortgage are still facing foreclosure on their first mortgage, according to housing advocates, the New York Times reports.

  • Why China Home Curbs Are Not Bad News for Stocks Friday, 22 Feb 2013 | 1:36 AM ET
    A potential buyer speaks with a real estate agent at a residential property fair in Shanghai, China.

    Speculation that the Chinese government will implement further measures to cool the country's bubbly property market has sent stocks of major Chinese developers tumbling in recent weeks. But analysts tell CNBC this provides investors an opportunity to hunt for bargains.

  • China Home Prices Rise as Property Curbs Loom Thursday, 21 Feb 2013 | 8:58 PM ET

    China's new home prices rose an average of 0.8 percent in January from a year earlier, snapping 10 months of decline and raising the risk Beijing may seek to bolster a three-year campaign to curb property inflation.

  • China Needs to Get Realistic With Property Thursday, 21 Feb 2013 | 8:30 PM ET
    China Needs to Get Realistic With Property: Pro

    Alan Jin, Property Analyst, Asia ex-Japan, Mizuho Securities Asia says Beijing needs to prevent home prices from increasing too fast rather than adopt controlling measures.

  • Secret Ways to Make Money in Housing Thursday, 21 Feb 2013 | 10:42 AM ET
    Secret Ways to Make Money in Housing

    Jack Micenko, Susquehanna Financial Group analyst, explains why he is negative on the entire housing industry but reveals another way to make money in the sector.

  • US Homeowners Rise Above Water on Mortgages Thursday, 21 Feb 2013 | 11:14 AM ET

    Fewer U.S. homeowners owe more on their mortgages than their homes are currently worth, according to a new report.

  • Property Poses Biggest Risk to Hong Kong Economy Wednesday, 20 Feb 2013 | 6:32 PM ET

    Just three months after Hong Kong rolled out a tough new round of property cooling measures, home prices have again climbed to record highs with demand unusually strong for new flats.

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