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Paul Donovan, global economist at UBS points to moderate increases in UK property prices with banks slowly starting to lend to prospective homeowners.
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.
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.
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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.
Now that there's a "Cliff" deal, the housing market is on firmer ground today, and here's why.
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.