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  • The Brexit vote may have less impact on the country’s residential property market than the hike to stamp duty introduced in April.

  • Trading Nation: Gundlach's yield trade

    Kim Forrest of Fort Pitt Capital Group and David Seaburg of Cowen & Company discuss Jeff Gundlach's comments on buying mortgage REITs over utilities with Melissa Lee.

  • Morgan Stanley to pay $3.2B settlement

    The bank is expected to settle federal and state charges related to its handling of mortgage-backed securities.

  • Smart money taper plays: Munis & REITS

    Paul Twitchell, Whitebox Advisors, shares his investment strategies ahead of the Fed's pullback on quantitative easing. Twitchell explains why he see opportunities in municipal bonds and mortgage REITs.

  • The Fed's housewarming gift

    Sales of existing homes surprised to the upside in August. CNBC's Diana Olick explains why sales didn't fall on higher mortgage rates. And Don Peebles, The Peebles Corporation; Jed Kolko, Trulia; and Bob Wetenhall, RBC Capital Markets, discuss housing data as rates remain low.

  • REIT Week Focuses on Rates

    Top CEOs from the REIT sector are gathering in Chicago amid a tougher cost environment than they've seen in several years, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.

  • Investors Flock to REITs For Returns

    Real estate investment trusts are shooting past the stock market, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.

  • REITs on Fire

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports the average dividend yield stands at 3.8 percent, and why this has brought REITs higher.

  • Mortgage Policy Changes

    The new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is laying out revised rules on mortgages, with CNBC's Diana Olick. David Stevens, CEO of Mortgage Bankers Association, weighs in.

  • Foreclosures are selling fast.

    This new asset class could offer all kinds of investors a chance to get in on an old and well-tested source of revenue.

  • Applications for U.S. home mortgages rebounded last week after three straight weeks of declines, even as interest rates jumped, data from an industry group showed on Wednesday.

  • Hot Housing in New Year?

    Tanya Marchiol, Team Investments, explains what to expect from housing in 2013.

  • Wal-Mart & PayPal Mortgages: Good for Investors?

    Is the upside to offering mortgages to Wal-Mart customers greater than the risks associated with it? David Strasser, Janney Montgomery Scott, and Victor Anthony, Topeka Capital Markets, discuss.

  • Real Estate Roundup

    Fernando DeLeon, CEO of Leon Capital Group, reveals where to find the best real estate opportunities in lending, commercial and residential properties.

  • Fast Money Portfolio: Commercial Real Estate

    Most people probably have too little exposure to commercial real estate as an asset class, says Mike Kirby, Green Street Advisors, who says until 20 years ago it was very difficult for the average investor to access this asset class.

  • Build Your Portfolio with Housing Stocks

    Existing home sales rose 5% in December. So how can you play the real estate market now? Michael Rehaut, JP Morgan homebuilder analyst, and Philip Martin, Morningstar REIT strategist, weigh in.

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    Despite record low mortgage rates reported today and rising affordability in most U.S. housing markets, rent is the new reality for former home owners and new households alike.

  • Peter Orszag

    Citigroup executive Peter Orszag has proposed the latest in a long line of "fixes" for the housing market. Like all the others, this one won't work to fix much of anything — except maybe the profits of some of the biggest banks.

  • David Rosenberg

    With a flurry of economic headwinds threatening to blow the US back into recession, investors should focus their portfolios on income-generating stocks and precious metals that have plenty of room to run.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.