Real Estate News

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Do you consider your home a great investment? Think again

Your home may be many things. A place to raise your family. An opportunity to put down roots. But one thing it is not is a great investment, according to expert Jonathan Clements. Read Article

Wed, 22 May 2019 06:15:00 PDT

Mortgage refinances surge 8%, as rates fall to the lowest level since January 2018

Homeowners are taking advantage of lower interest rates, rushing to refinance their mortgages before rates potentially turn higher again. Read Article

Wed, 22 May 2019 04:03:00 PDT

Here are some signs that high-end housing might be headed for trouble

The high end real-estate market is under pressure, with an oversupply of high-priced homes and falling sales. Among the hardest hit are homes built on speculation. CNBC's Robert Frank reports on one mansion builder in L.A. who is facing some tough decisions. Read Article

Wed, 22 May 2019 04:02:00 PDT

Toll Brothers still showing weakness in new orders, says analyst

Jack Micenko of Susquehanna breaks down Toll Brothers' earnings report on CNBC's "Closing Bell." Read Article

Tue, 21 May 2019 13:54:00 PDT

Toll Brothers beats on top and bottom

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on homebuilder Toll Brothers' quarterly earnings report. Read Article

Tue, 21 May 2019 13:46:00 PDT

April existing home sales down 0.4%, miss expectations

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on new numbers showing existing home sales for the month of April were down 0.4 percent, vs. an expected gain of 2.7 percent. Read Article

Tue, 21 May 2019 07:29:00 PDT

Home sales fell in April despite a big drop in mortgage rates

Sales of existing U.S. homes fell 0.4% in April compared with March to a seasonally adjusted annualized rate of 5.19 million units, according to the National Association of Realtors. Sales were 4.4% lower compared with April 2018. Read Article

Tue, 21 May 2019 07:00:00 PDT

Here's how to build a hurricane-resistant house not as expensive as you may think

After years of increasingly powerful hurricanes wreaking record destruction, owners and builders are looking intensely at ways to fortify their homes. Read Article

Tue, 21 May 2019 04:30:00 PDT

FHFA Chief: Won't wait for Congress to take Fannie and Freddie public

CNBC's Diana Olick talks with Mark Calabria, newly confirmed Chief of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, about Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, the outlook for housing finance and more. Read Article

Mon, 20 May 2019 12:02:00 PDT

Without student debt, Morehouse graduates will have more options, from careers to homes

Here's how billionaire Robert F. Smith's promise to pay off student loans for nearly 400 Morehouse College graduates could change their lives. Read Article

Mon, 20 May 2019 09:19:00 PDT