Real Estate


  • UK Property Prices: On the Rise? Thursday, 3 Jan 2013 | 2:00 AM ET
    UK Property Prices: On the Rise?

    Paul Donovan, global economist at UBS points to moderate increases in UK property prices with banks slowly starting to lend to prospective homeowners.

  • Is a Global Recovery in Sight? Wednesday, 2 Jan 2013 | 6:50 PM ET
    Is a Global Recovery in Sight?

    Andy Xie, Independent Economist is skeptical of a pick-up in the global economy in 2013 as he doesnt see fundamental changes in the major economies. He also cautions against China's economy and property market.

  • Dealing With Asia's Property Bubble Wednesday, 2 Jan 2013 | 6:20 PM ET
    Dealing With Asia's Property Bubble

    Andy Xie, Independent Economist discusses the state of the property markets in Hong Kong and Singapore. He says China's property market is a "smoke-screen" to confuse investors.

  • Home Lenders May Take a Hard Look at Your Gift Horse Wednesday, 2 Jan 2013 | 12:56 PM ET

    Get help with your down payment for that new home? Be sure your mortgage lender can track where the money came from, preferably to a close relative.

  • 'Cliff' Vote Win For Housing Stocks Wednesday, 2 Jan 2013 | 10:19 AM ET
    'Cliff' Vote Win For Housing Stocks

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports housing stocks are up on two big tax breaks in the "fiscal cliff" deal passed last night in the House.

  • Why 'Fiscal Cliff' Deal Will Help the Housing Recovery Wednesday, 2 Jan 2013 | 11:33 AM ET

    Now that there's a "Cliff" deal, the housing market is on firmer ground today, and here's why.

  • Best Housing Plays Next Year Monday, 31 Dec 2012 | 11:45 AM ET
    Best Housing Plays Next Year

    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.

  • New Surge in Housing Next Year? Monday, 31 Dec 2012 | 7:54 AM ET
    New Surge in Housing Next Year?

    CNBC's Diana Olick provides an outlook on the housing sector in 2013.

  • Santelli Takes a Closer Look at Foreclosures Friday, 28 Dec 2012 | 10:50 AM ET
    Santelli Takes a Closer Look at Foreclosures

    CNBC's Rick Santelli looks at the "good" and "bad" in the housing recovery.

  • Pending Home Sales Rise 1.7 Percent, Beat Forecast Friday, 28 Dec 2012 | 10:01 AM ET
    Is There a Housing Shortage?

    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.

  • Government Refi Idea Gets Chilly Reception Wednesday, 26 Dec 2012 | 4:23 PM ET

    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.

  • Latest Numbers Show Strength in Housing Wednesday, 26 Dec 2012 | 10:44 AM ET
    Latest Numbers Show Strength in Housing

    Cameron Findlay, Discover Home Loans chief economist, provides an outlook on housing in 2013.

  • Home Prices Post Gains as Recovery Keeps Pace Wednesday, 26 Dec 2012 | 10:45 AM ET

    Home prices rose in October, reinforcing the view the domestic real estate market is improving and should bolster the economy in 2013.

  • US May Expand Mortgage Refinance Program: Report Wednesday, 26 Dec 2012 | 6:30 AM ET

    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.

  • America's Most Expensive Homes 2012 Friday, 21 Dec 2012 | 3:56 PM ET

    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."

  • Mortgage Recovery Still Rocky Friday, 21 Dec 2012 | 1:16 PM ET
    Could Housing Be the Antidote to the 'Fiscal Cliff'?

    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.

  • Million Dollar Winter Wonderland Homes Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 10:30 AM ET

    These retreats in snowy areas are ideal for hitting the slopes and relaxing by the fire, with plenty of wintery views and indoor diversions.

  • Existing Home Sales Up 5.9 % in November Thursday, 20 Dec 2012 | 10:02 AM ET
    Existing Home Sales Up 5.9 % in Novemeber

    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.

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