Real Estate Housing


  • The People's Bank Of China (PBOC) headquarters in Beijing, China.

    China's central bank and banking regulator said they would adjust personal mortgage policy regulations for home buyers in some cities.

  • China's policymakers still have ammunition to counter the mainland's slowing economy, including supply-side reforms and subsidized housing, HSBC said.

  • home loan borrowing

    Homeowners are using refis to take cash out of homes, but are doing so, however, by pulling the most conservative amounts in history.

  • A housing supply problem

    Nela Richardson of Redfin says a lack of sellers is more of a concern than the number of buyers in the housing market.

  • Pending home sales flat

    The measure of signed contracts was flat due to the difficulty prospective buyers have had in finding affordable homes. CNBC's Diana Olick explains

  • Pending home sales

    A lack of homes for sale is keeping potential buyers at bay. Signed contracts to buy existing homes remained essentially flat in December.

  • New home sales: 'A nice big beat'

    CNBC's Diana Olick says the median price of new homes is down, existing home inventories are low.

  • A home mortgage sign on a Wells Fargo branch in Brooklyn, New York.

    Defying expectations for the start of 2016, mortgage rates spiraled down further last week, spurring more volume in the mortgage market.

  • Robin Williams

    A 640-acre property belonging to the late actor and comedian Robin Williams sold for $18.1 million cash, according to the Los Angeles Times.

  • Hamid Moghadam, chief executive officer of Prologis.

    The CEO of the largest warehouse REIT in the U.S. brushed off concerns about China after reporting solid results.

  • Apartment rental market

    By the end of this year, rents may actually rise at a slower pace than incomes in many markets, according to Zillow.

  • A general view of Egerton Crescent in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.

    CNBC takes a look at which housing markets across the world posted the biggest gains in 2015 and which ones you should watch next year.

  • 2016 housing market predictions

    Mortgage rates will rise, and rising rates will hit first-time home buyers the hardest, predicts CNBC's Diana Olick.

  • The Opus property in Hong Kong

    Hong Kong’s property market is famously expensive, but some properties stand out. These are Hong Kong’s most prestigious addresses.

  • Portland, Oregon

    Portland housing is benefiting from a few things its neighbors don't have: water and home-buying millennials.

  • Alon Cohen and Adi Tatarko, co-founders of Houzz

    Homeowners, designers and retailers exchange ideas and sell their wares on this platform, aimed at those in need of renovation help.

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