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CNBC's Diana Olick provides the outlook for real estate in 2013. Also, tips on how to play the housing recovery, with David Goldberg UBS analyst.
CNBC's Diana Olick provides an outlook on the housing sector in 2013.
CNBC's Rick Santelli looks at the "good" and "bad" in the housing recovery.
A measure of Americans who signed contracts to buy homes increased last month to its highest level in two and a half years, the latest sign of improvement in the housing market.
The Treasury Department is considering a plan to expand the government's refinancing program, but the idea is getting a chilly reception from a mortgage investor group.
Cameron Findlay, Discover Home Loans chief economist, provides an outlook on housing in 2013.
Home prices rose in October, reinforcing the view the domestic real estate market is improving and should bolster the economy in 2013.
The U.S. government is considering expanding its mortgage refinancing program to include borrowers whose mortgages are not backed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the Wall Street Journal reported.
The year’s most expensive homes on the market are not necessarily massive; some are spacious New York penthouses without enough square footage to even qualify as a mansion. See them all, starting from $60 million on up.
"I think housing is going to continue to improve," says Mark Zandi, chief economist at Moody's Analytics. "So for the next 3 or 4 years we will see better home sales, more housing construction and higher house prices. All of which is good news for the economic recovery."
Home prices and home buyer confidence are rising in tandem, as the housing recovery appears to be gaining steam
Moody's Mark Zandi predicts that economic growth will stay in the 2% to 2.5% range over the next year, roughly the same level as three years ago when the economy was starting to recover from the 2008 recession.
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CNBC's Diana Olick breaks down the latest numbers on housing. Also, Richard Smith, President & CEO of Realogy, shares his views on current housing trends and mortgage rates.
Sales of existing homes beat expectations in November, with Realtors reporting a surprisingly modest effect in the Northeast from Superstorm Sandy. An even bigger surprise was a huge gain in activity among higher-end homes.
Stephen Davies, CEO, Javelin Wealth Management discusses his top sector picks for 2013. He says the fundamentals of the U.S. property market are improving and foresees double digit returns on the sector.
Even with mortgage rates hovering near record lows, it doesn’t take much to send borrowers running for the hills.
Demand for new houses moves us closer to the day when the Fed will raise rates, lending relief to long-suffering savers and bond investors.
U.S. builders broke ground on fewer houses in November as super storm Sandy slowed building in the Northeast.
Two brothers from Texas who own some 431 square miles of Montana ranch land don't break into the top 30 landowners in America.