Real Estate


  • New Home Sales Down 7.3% in December Friday, 25 Jan 2013 | 10:00 AM ET
    New Home Sales Down 7.3% in December

    Jim Iuorio, TJM Institutional Services reports the latest numbers on housing. And CNBC's Diana Olick takes a look at what the data indicates about the health of the housing recovery.

  • Home Builders Turn to Rental Apartments Friday, 25 Jan 2013 | 10:15 AM ET
    Apartment construction in Houston, TX

    Faced with heavy competition from a hot rental market, some of the nation’s home builders are turning some of their resources to building multi-family, rental apartment buildings.

  • Mortgage Assets Still Good Buy: Hedge Fund Manager Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 3:58 PM ET
    Deepak Narula

    Deepak Narula, who runs a group of real estate hedge funds, told CNBC Thursday that mortgage-related assets provide the best value right now.

  • Soaring Housing Stocks in Perspective Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 12:57 PM ET

    As the Dow approaches 14000 and the S&P 500 is on a tear, stocks of the nation's home builders continue on what looks like an unstoppable trajectory skyward. But is it?

  • London Has World's Most Expensive Office Space Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 7:00 PM ET
    City of London

    London trumped Hong Kong for the dubious accolade of world's most expensive city for office space, according to a recent survey.

  • Credit scores from online mortgage shoppers have increased by four points since Mortgage ran a similar tabulation in 2011.

  • Buy Your Own Island; Only 15 Mins From NYC Wednesday, 23 Jan 2013 | 10:57 AM ET
    Buy Your Own Island; Only 15 Mins From NYC

    CNBC's Robert Frank explains how you can own a private oasis only minutes from Manhattan.

  • Foreclosure Fixer-Uppers Help Boost Remodeling Wednesday, 23 Jan 2013 | 10:21 AM ET

    More American homeowners are repairing and remodeling their houses again as the overall housing market begins to show signs of life.

  • Eight Ways You Can Improve Your Home Appraisal Wednesday, 23 Jan 2013 | 8:58 AM ET

    A few simple steps that will protect the value you see in your home before that guy with the clipboard gets to your house.

  • US Mortgage Applications Up for Third Week Wednesday, 23 Jan 2013 | 7:01 AM ET

    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.

  • How to Contain Hong Kong's Property Prices Tuesday, 22 Jan 2013 | 6:15 PM ET
    How to Contain Hong Kong's Property Prices

    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.

  • Housing & the Economic Recovery Tuesday, 22 Jan 2013 | 3:37 PM ET
    Housing & the Economic Recovery

    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.

  • Hot Housing Play: Hotel REITs? Tuesday, 22 Jan 2013 | 2:49 PM ET
    Hot Housing Play: Hotel REITs?

    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.

  • Existing Home Sales Fall on Supply Drop Tuesday, 22 Jan 2013 | 1:11 PM ET
    Existing Home Sales Fall on Supply Drop

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports the U.S. has not seen this few homes for sale in over a decade.

  • Rent to Own Homes: an Option to Consider? Tuesday, 22 Jan 2013 | 12:13 PM ET

    The phrase “rent to own,” might be familiar, but its meaning might not be clear to every renter or homebuyer.

  • Bair on Regulation In Hotel Industry Tuesday, 22 Jan 2013 | 11:37 AM ET
    Bair on Regulation In Hotel Industry

    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.

  • December Existing Home Sales Down 1% Tuesday, 22 Jan 2013 | 10:00 AM ET
    December Existing Home Sales Down 1%

    Existing home sales fell 1 percent in December, when the Street was expecting a 5 percent gain, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.

  • New Housing Fears: Home Prices Are Rising Too Fast Tuesday, 22 Jan 2013 | 11:33 AM ET

    "The greatest concern in the market is the inventory situation," said Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Associate of Realtors.

  • Existing Home Sales Unexpectedly Fall 1% Tuesday, 22 Jan 2013 | 10:00 AM ET

    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.

  • Kamen: Four Reasons to Be Optimistic in 2013 Tuesday, 22 Jan 2013 | 10:24 AM ET

    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.

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