×

Homebuilder Sector Up 28%

4:15 PM ET Tue, 3 April 2012

Home investors bought 1.23 million homes in 2011, a 65 percent jump from 2010. 50 percent of those purchases were either foreclosures or short sales. Lawrence Yun, National Association of Realtors chief economist; Gary Beasley, Waypoint Real Estate Group managing director; and CNBC's Courtney Reagan offer insight.