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The logistics market is 'very strong' across Asia: Colliers

China is experiencing a slowdown overall, but demand for logistics real estate remains strong and vacancies are low or close to zero, says Andrew Haskins of Colliers.

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Mega-developer Gil Dezer: Prices at our Trump-branded Florida properties 'have continued to go up'

The presidency of Donald Trump has indirectly helped the real estate market in South Florida, says the Miami property magnate.

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Economist: Expect house prices in Australia to fall further

Gareth Aird of the Commonwealth Bank says weakness in house prices in Australia is expected to continue, particularly in Sydney and Melbourne, but should bottom out "sometime" in 2019.

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Dick Bove: There are 'serious problems' in US real estate

Dick Bove of Rafferty Capital Markets says the financing side of the real estate industry in the U.S. could cause "serious" problems."

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Housing pledge driven by responsibility, gratitude, says Microsoft president

Microsoft President and chief legal officer Brad Smith joins CNBC's "Closing Bell" to discuss Microsoft pledge of $500 million to tackle Seattle's housing crisis. The pledge is the largest in the company’s 44-year history, and, according to the company, is one of the heftiest contributions by a private corporation to housing. The initiative comes as Microsoft and other tech gia ...

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Here's what you need to know about the state of the luxury real estate sector

CNBC's Robert Frank interviews Gil Dezer, the president of Dezer Development, about the state of the luxury real estate industry.

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Mortgage applications surge 13.5% as borrowers rush to take advantage of lower rates

That is its highest level since February 2018 and came after a 23 percent jump the previous week. Volume was just 0.5 percent lower compared with the same week one year ago

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Student loan debt is keeping young people from buying homes, Fed study finds

Home ownership among those in the 24-to-32 group plunged from 45 percent to 36 percent for the period in the Fed survey.

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Home prices make smallest gains in nearly 4 years, but rents are hot

The slowdown in home sales and home price gains in most major U.S. markets is causing the opposite effect in the rental market, especially for single-family rental homes. Those rent prices increased 2.9 percent annually in November 2018.

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Homebuilder sentiment turns higher in January after mortgage rates drop

Builder sentiment rose 2 points to 58 in January according to the National Association of Home Builders. This came after two months of sharp drops in sentiment to the lowest level in more than two years. The index stood at 72 a year ago.

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China's foreign direct investment into the US dropped precipitously in 2018, data show

Trade tensions, along with pressure on companies from Beijing, have caused a decline in Chinese direct investment into the United States. Still, Chinese home purchases and venture capital funding continue to grow.

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A multibillion-dollar deal is creating one of the world's largest real estate investment managers

Asian real estate developer CapitaLand said it will acquire Ascendas-Singbridge, which would create one of the world's largest real estate investment managers.

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CapitaLand's potential deal is a 'transformational move': CEO

Lee Chee Koon of CapitaLand explains why the company is pursuing a S$11 billion deal to acquire real estate group Ascendas-Singbridge. One reason, he says, is that the company would be able to gain access to "interesting asset classes" in the new economy sectors.

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Watch CNBC's full interview with Ashton Kutcher and WeWork CEO Adam Neumann

CNBC's Deirdre Bosa sits down with actor and tech investor Ashton Kutcher and WeWork CEO Adam Neumann.

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Upside in Australian retail isn't coming soon: Strategist

Mathan Somasundaram of Blue Ocean Equities says the outlook for retail in Australia is going to be "tough."

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Newly built home sales fall in California

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on private sector data from John Burns Real Estate Consulting which showed that California had the worst newly home sales numbers.

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US housing market will slow in 2019, says academic

Sam Chandan of NYU says the possibility of consumer sentiment turning negative is the biggest risk for the U.S. in 2019.

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Check this map for cities with the most indebted seniors

There's something about San Antonio — and Austin and Houston. Seniors in these three Texas cities account have the highest median debt balances, excluding mortgages.

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Sharp drop in rates sparks 23.5% spike in weekly mortgage applications after unusually weak holidays

Homebuyers returning to the market after the holidays may have been inspired by the drop in rates, but stock market volatility and the government shutdown could keep some of those mortgage applications from closing.

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Flexible, shared workspaces are here to stay: JLL

Stuart Crow of JLL says investors have been looking to increase their allocations to property, especially in the Asia-Pacific region, because of liquidity in the global real estate market.

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Property sector could slow China's economy down in 2019: Macquarie

The most important things for the Chinese economy in 2019 are the property market and government policy, says Larry Hu of Macquarie.

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KB Home beats earnings estimates

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on earnings and stock movements from KB Home.

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Lennar chairman: Interest rate drop pushes homebuyers back into the market

After a tough fourth quarter, Lennar's chairman, Stuart Miller, said December's interest rate drop spurred a surge in customer traffic through its model homes. That could bode well for the broader market in new homes.

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'I may go homeless,' said a worker impacted by the government shutdown

The stalemate in Washington, one of the longest in history, is throwing a wrench into some people's plans to buy houses, according to real estate experts.

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One of the largest homebuilders said it can't give a forecast because the market is so 'uncertain'

Lennar reported strong fourth-quarter earnings on Wednesday, but deferred guidance for 2019 "until the markets further define themselves."

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Morgan Stanley on sectors that Amazon could disrupt in 2019

Brian Nowak of Morgan Stanley explains why he sees opportunities for Amazon to disrupt sectors like advertising, health care, logistics and even possibly real estate.

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The Chinese middle class is buying up American residential real estate

Chinese consumers have been the top foreign buyers in both units and dollar volume of residential housing for six years straight.

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Chinese investment in US housing grows

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on how the U.S.-China trade war is not impacting the Chinese consumers' investment in U.S. real estate.

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Amid the government shutdown, banks and credit unions are offering low-interest rate loans

Amid the stalemate in Washington, credit unions and banks across the country have some of the more generous offers for government employees.

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Here's how home buyers could save some money amid rising interest rates

Potential home buyers are feeling the squeeze of high prices on dwellings and the prospect of rising interest rates. If you really want that house and you're willing to stay put, consider paying down points.

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More Americans think it's a bad time to buy a home

Homes are simply very expensive right now, in relation to income, and there are still very few entry-level homes for sale.

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Rent, mortgage payments are hard to meet for workers entangled in the government shutdown

Amid shutdown, those without much savings are struggling to make their rent and mortgage payments.

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The surge in online-shopping returns has boosted the warehouse sector

Warehouse construction is booming, especially near large cities and transportation hubs. The national vacancy rate is 4.3 percent, the lowest in 20 years, according to CBRE.

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Mortgage applications plummet nearly 10% to end 2018, despite lower rates

The numbers are surprising, given that homebuyers and homeowners looking to refinance could have taken advantage of lower interest rates.

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Manhattan real estate closes 2018 as worst year since the financial crisis

The number of home sales in Manhattan fell 14 percent in 2018, the steepest drop since 2009, according to new data. The median price for an apartment in New York City fell below $1 million for the first time in three years in the fourth quarter.

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NYC real estate has worst year since housing crisis

CNBC's Robert Frank reports on what made 2018 a very bad year for New York City real estate.

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Home lending worries climb as government shutdown enters 12th day

CNBC's Ylan Mui and Diana Olick break down what the government shutdown means for the real estate market as the shutdown enters its 12th day.

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Home lending worries mount as government shutdown drags on

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on how the government shutdown is impacting the U.S. housing market.

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2019 could be a buyer's market for real estate as higher rates weigh on prices

Home values in November were 5.1 percent higher compared with November 2017, according to a report released Wednesday by CoreLogic. But that is down from the 5.4 percent annual gain seen in October.

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A new report suggests NYC's real estate downturn is deepening, and may not hit bottom for months

There could be another bear market under way – in New York City real estate.

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Here's a map of all 80 stores that Sears and Kmart are shuttering in March

Sears is expected to close another round of stores early next year, as the bankrupt department store chain now tries to stay afloat via a $4.4 billion bid from its chairman, Eddie Lampert.

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Market hasn't hit bottom but investors can start to 'nibble' on stocks, says Bespoke's Paul Hickey

Investors can start finding some buying opportunities in the market — as long as they have a strong stomach, says Bespoke's Paul Hickey.

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Higher rent growth is possible during 2019, says REITs analyst

CNBC's "Power Lunch" team talks with James Sullivan, REITs analyst with BTIG, what to look for in REITs during the new year.

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Pending home sales weaker than estimated

CNBC's Rick Santelli reports on weaker-than-expected pending home sale data.

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High-end housing market doing best in New York City, says premier broker

Noble Black, a Douglas Elliman realtor, joins CNBC's "Power Lunch" team to discuss how high-end real estate may perform in 2019.

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Expect 'muted' demand in Singapore's property market in 2019

Desmond Sim of CBRE says the biggest factor affecting Singapore's real estate market is the rising interest rate environment.

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Housing market will continue to cool in 2019, says Redfin economist

CNBC's "Power Lunch" discusses the housing market in 2019 with Daryl Fairweather, chief economist at Redfin.

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Global trade concerns are 'not recessionary': Suncorp

Steven Milch of Suncorp says slowing global trade growth and declines in Australian house prices are "legitimate," but he does not see them as recessionary.

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Unexpected strength in apartment rentals

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the unexpected strength in rental units. She talks with John Pawlowski of Green Street Advisors.

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Demand for apartment rentals surges unexpectedly as home sales slump

Analysts say the rental sector could come out a big winner in 2019 as home sales weaken further amid rising mortgage rates.

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Here's who the partial government shutdown affects

More than 420,000 federal employees across numerous agencies could continue to work without receiving their paychecks, and hundreds of thousands more could be furloughed, according to Senate Democrats' projections.

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Australian Banks have gone 'too far the other way': SQM Research

Louis Christopher of SQM Research weighs in on the regulatory picture for banks in Australia.

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TV thriller 'Dirty John' has scary dating tales and more than a few financial red flags to watch for

Bravo TV series is a primer on dating don'ts for those who don't want to get financially taken.

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Existing home sales up 1.9 percent in November

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on new numbers on existing home sales and first time homebuyers.

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Weekly mortgage applications drop 5.8% as stock market plunge unnerves potential buyers

Even with mortgage rates at the lowest level in three months, homebuyers are pulling away from the housing market.

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Single-family home construction tumbles – and a top analyst says housing is in a correction

Real estate analyst John Burns points to higher mortgage rates, along with the surge in home prices over the last few years, as the culprit.

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November housing starts up 3.2%

Jim Iuorio reports on the November housing starts numbers before the Fed's announcement.

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Pay off that debt before you retire

To keep debt from derailing retirement plans, it helps to have a payoff strategy while you're still working. Here's what to consider.

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China's 'pent up demand' may prop up Hong Kong's property market in 2019

Hong Kong property prices are falling sharply, but experts say there is no danger of a crash due in part to pent-up demand from mainland Chinese.

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Homebuilder sentiment drops to lowest level since May 2015

CNBC's Diana Olick explains what factors are contributing to homebuilder sentiment being at its lowest point in three years.

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Homebuilder sentiment drops to the lowest point in more than 3 years

The index has plummeted nearly 20 points over the past year while buyers hesitate to purchase new homes even as mortgage rates have pulled back in recent weeks.

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Apple's $1 billion Austin campus is the latest big investment from top tier firms: Texas governor

"Texas is the Alabama when it comes to recruiting in college football. We get to pick the 5-star recruit companies that are coming to the Lone Star State," Abbott says.

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Housing demand drops despite falling mortgage rates

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the drop in housing demand despite falling mortgage rates.

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Homebuilders are not getting a bump from lower mortgage rates

Mortgage applications to purchase a newly built home dropped 11 percent in November, annually, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association. MBA economists predict that sales of newly built homes in November fell 5 percent annually. 

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Mortgage applications rise 1.6% as interest rates drop to lowest level since September

December may be a slow month traditionally for the housing market, but mortgage lenders are suddenly getting busier.

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Democratic state senator blasts Amazon's HQ2 as a PR scam, saying 'New York fell for it'

"I don't think it's worth providing $3 billion and setting a precedent" for other companies to pick the city's pockets, state Sen. Michael Gianaris says.

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These rental suites double as American-made showrooms, but it was tough finding a toaster

Patrick Flynn launched GoLocal Suites, which provides fully furnished rental suites where nearly everything inside is made in America.

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This map shows where Americans are struggling to repay their car loans

A new map by the Urban Institute traces auto delinquency rates in counties across the U.S. 

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Homeowners are seeing the smallest equity gains in two years

The drop in equity gains has been sharpest in the third quarter of this year. In fact, after hitting a record high, the amount of tappable equity fell quarter to quarter for the first time since the housing recovery began.

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A new study shows 89 percent of millennials want to be homeowners—but this keeps them back

A new study from Apartment List highlights the overall feelings millennials have towards purchasing a home. 

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Co-working space operator: Localization is very important

Kong Wan Sing, CEO of JustCo, says real estate is a "very localized business," and the company has local teams in the cities it operates in.

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US mall owners have been slow to change for years. But now they're trying to embrace it

As 2018 comes to an end, it's been announced that more than 146 million square feet of retail space will be shut across the U.S. in malls and shopping centers, according to real estate research group CoStar.

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Mortgage rates fall to two-month low

CNBC's Diana Olick takes a look at mortgage rates dropping amid market madness.

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Mortgage rates drop to 2-month low—an unexpected holiday gift to housing

Mortgage rates are falling sharply, as investors head to the relative safe haven of the bond market. The average rate on the 30-year fixed has fallen 21 basis points in the past week to 4.73 percent, according to Mortgage News Daily. 

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Mortgage applications rise 2%, but buyers seem unimpressed by lower rates

While price gains are now shrinking, affordability is still at the lowest level in a decade and proving to be the biggest barrier to housing demand. Sales of newly built and existing homes continue to suffer.

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Impact of slower GDP growth on Australian politics

Andrew Ticehurst of Nomura Australia says slower GDP growth in the country makes the political environment "more difficult" and "challenging."

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Australia's Q3 2018 GDP won't be as strong as 1H: Moody's

Katrina Ell of Moody's Analytics discusses expectations for Australia's Q3 GDP results. She also weighs in on the country's cooling housing market, which she says will hurt consumer spending.

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Toll Brothers' new orders lowest in more than four years

CNBC's Diana Olick talks about Toll Brothers' earnings report and expectations for next year.

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Luxury home sales could see long winter chill

The heat in housing demand is cooling across the nation and across most price points, but luxury is really feeling the chill. Luxury homebuilder Toll Bros. reported weaker demand, especially in California, where home prices are highest. 

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The 10 best neighborhoods for retirees in America

When it comes to living the lifestyle they imagined, today's retirees spend a lot of time worrying about how they will afford their golden years.

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Toll Brothers gives disappointing guidance; CEO blames media for housing slowdown

CEO Douglas Yearley says reports about the souring house market are causing the slowdown.

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December is usually the slowest month for home sales, but that might not be the case this year

Rates are now about a full percentage point higher than they were a year ago, hovering now just below 5 percent. They are expected to move higher in 2019, however.

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UK's largest housebuilder calls on lawmakers to move forward with Brexit and stop the uncertainty

Brexit uncertainty is "unhelpful" for those seeking to buy a home, the CEO of the U.K.'s largest housebuilder by volume told CNBC Thursday.

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SoftBank-backed US home insurance start-up Lemonade looks to Europe for its first expansion abroad

Lemonade CEO Daniel Schreiber said the long-term aim would be take the home and renters insurance start-up global "one bit at a time."

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More trouble for malls: A new wave of closures from Gap, Victoria's Secret and others

Now, a slew of specialty retailers like Gap and L Brands are getting serious about trimming their real estate footprints.

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Pending home sales fall 2.6% in October as more buyers are priced out

Expectations for a stronger housing market in October fell short. Pending homes sales, a measure of signed contracts to buy existing homes, fell 2.6 percent compared with September, according to the National Association of Realtors. 

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Mortgage Bankers Association expects more millennials to buy houses

Bob Broeksmit, Mortgage Bankers Association CEO, joins 'Squawk Box' to discuss the Mortgage Bankers Association housing forecast.

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Trade war's impact on real estate investment is unclear: Knight Frank

Liam Bailey of Knight Frank says the U.S. housing market is "relatively well placed" compared to other parts of the world. Any impact from the trade war will come through a hit to sentiment, which may slow down demand for real estate, he adds.

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Tiffany struggles due to lower spending from Chinese tourists in the US and Hong Kong

Nomura Instinet's Simeon Siegel and Jan Kniffen, CEO of J Rogers Kniffen World Wide, discuss the latest news in the luxury retail landscape.

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Highest number of unsold new homes on market since 2009: Report

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on falling US new home sales and a 7.4 month supply of new, unsold homes on the market. Sales tumbled 8.9% in October.

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Home improvement looks stronger than home construction, analyst says

Mike Dahl, RBC Capital Markets, discusses the state of the real estate market and the home renovations rebound.

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New home sales down 8.9 percent for the month

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on home sales dramatically falling short of expectations this month.

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Weekly mortgage applications rise 5.5% as homebuyers edge back in

Buyers are coming back to the market, and driving mortgage demand.

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The 4 biggest mistakes first-time homebuyers make

Real estate expert and Shark Tank star, Barbara Corcoran, knows the 4 most common mistakes that first-time homebuyers make.

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Outlook for China's property sector is 'stable': Moody's

Franco Leung of Moody's says tight liquidity conditions and stricter regulatory environment are among reasons why he expects the Chinese property sector to be stable in 2019.

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NYC deputy mayor to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and other critics: Amazon HQ2 deal won't be stopped

"A lot of that initial reluctance will burn off and people will realize what a great deal this is for New York City," says Deputy Mayor for Housing and Economic Development Alicia Glen.

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Apartments are getting smaller – but renters are paying more

The average size of newly built apartments in the U.S. is shrinking, but rents are still rising. Millennials appear to be more willing to pay for smaller units that are located in urban centers, where rents are highest. 

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Home price gains shrink to the lowest level since January 2017: September S&P Case-Shiller index

The reading comes as the average rate on the 30-year fixed mortgage is now a full percentage point higher than it was one year ago, and affordability has fallen to the weakest level in over a decade.

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The Amazon effect is already turning Long Island City's residential market into a 'madhouse'

Amazon hasn't even set a move-in date, but many new residents are.

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Want a free country house in Japan? They're giving them away

Japan has an increasing number of vacant homes — a problem that's set to persist because of an aging and shrinking population that has left many towns and villages empty.

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Mortgage refinance applications hit 18-year low

With no major move in interest rates and continued weakness in home affordability, there was not a lot of incentive for homebuyers to make a move last week, and there was even less for homeowners looking to save money on their mortgages.

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Here's exactly how much house you can afford on your salary, according to Barbara Corcoran

Real estate expert and Shark Tank host, Barbara Corcoran, has the perfect rule to help with buying a home.

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Here are six tax deductions you'll lose on your 2018 return

Receipt collectors are about to be disappointed. This year marks the first in which the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is in effect. That means many of the tax breaks you claimed on your 2017 return will be off the table for 2018.

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Existing home sales rise 1.4 percent

CNBC’s Diana Olick breaks down the latest numbers on existing home sales.

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US markets are experiencing an 'orderly correction': Portfolio manager

Alastair MacLeod of Wheelhouse Partners says there are "a lot of positives" going on in the U.S. economy but warns of the possibility of an "inflationary shock."

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Tech stocks were priced 'beyond perfection': Adviser Investments

Jim Lowell of Adviser Investments says technology stocks remain a "key component" to a growth investor's portfolio in the long term.

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US homebuilding rose in October on a rebound in multifamily housing projects.

U.S. home construction improved a slight 1.5 percent in October, but in a troubling sign, ground breakings for single-family houses fell.

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Homebuilder confidence plummets to the lowest level in more than 2 years

CNBC’s Diana Olick breaks down the latest numbers from the NAHB Housing Market Index.

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Homebuilder confidence plummets to the lowest level in more than two years as 'demand stalls'

Rising mortgage rates and continued home price growth are hurting affordability and fast becoming a toxic cocktail for the nation's homebuilders.

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Some retirement investors are getting proactive in a wild market — but here's why they shouldn't

Don't buy predictions that millennials 'don't own' as a philosophy. When it comes to cars and homes, they do.

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Billionaire developer Stephen Ross: Housing markets are 'overbuilt' in most parts of the country

"It could [get worse] because there is a lot of supply," the New York developer warns.

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Cramer says 'the housing sector's a disaster,' knocks the Fed as ignoring the data

Jim Cramer warns that the housing sector is under pressure and says Federal Reserve officials are all but ignoring the damage.

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Homebuilder stocks are getting crushed, but one analyst says the chart looks so bad — it's good

While some investors are avoiding homebuilders amid rising interest rates that traditionally serve as a headwind for the economically sensitive group of stocks, others say evidence is mounting for a bounce.

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Amazon's HQ2 in Queens will be 'square in the danger zone for frequent flooding'

New research from Climate Central and Zillow shows the area could see significant coastal flooding by 2020. By 2050, extreme projections of sea level rise have low-lying buildings under water.

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This building material could've saved California houses from fires, but it's rarely used in the US

A building material known as a 3D cementitious sandwich panel can withstand flames for up to two hours.

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Billionaire Stephen Ross: Condos in big cities are 'overbuilt' and higher rates aren't helping

There's an oversupply of luxury condominiums in most major cities and rising interest rates are making it harder for buyers to make deals, the developer says.

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China's property sector has 'corrected substantially': Analyst

Ken Wong of Eastspring Investments says rising home prices in China are "somewhat expected."

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Link REIT chief: Our portfolio is quite well protected

George Hongchoy, CEO of Link REIT, says the slowdown in China's property market will affect retail sentiment, but most of his firm's portfolio is non-discretionary and very "resilient."

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Experts discuss Amazon HQ2, interest rates at NYU's Capital Markets in Real Estate conference

CNBC's Diana Olick reports from NYU's Capital Markets in Real Estate conference.

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KB Home shares crater toward worst day since 1992

KB Home shares fell 19 percent on Thursday, headed for its worst day of trading since August 1992.

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This company is the 'WeWork' of housing rentals

Kulveer Taggar of Zeus Living and Alexis Ohanian, Reddit and Initalized Capital co-founder and Zeus Living investor, join 'Squawk Box' to discuss how the company is transforming the housing rental marketplace.

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Weekly mortgage applications drop 3.2%, hit by tanking stocks and rising rates

While tight supply of homes for sale had been plaguing buyers for much of this year, listings are increasing, but so are prices and interest rates, weakening affordability.

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Digital disruption is 'complementary' to luxury retail: New World Development

Adrian Cheng of New World Development says the trade war has caused a sentiment that negatively affects consumption, but it will be "quite fleeting."

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As Macy's shrinks its stores, CEO Jeff Gennette says this is what he will do with the extra space

Macy's is testing smaller stores to save money, leaving it with room to bring in other retailers or mini-fulfillment centers, according to CEO Jeff Gennette.

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Here's a temperature for the current mortgage rate environment

Doug Lebda, LendingTree CEO, joins 'Squawk Box' to discuss current mortgage rates.

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Expect softness in US home prices, says analyst

Brandon Fletcher of Bernstein says there's a possibility of an overall "disconnect" between house prices and home improvement spending.

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Citi will move 1,100 workers earlier than planned to make way for Amazon in NYC

The banking giant said it would move workers from its office tower in Long Island City to other locations in the first half of next year "to make room for Amazon."

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Amazon HQ2 likely to bring home prices boom to Northern Virginia and NYC

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on home prices in Northern Virginia going up as Amazon is expected to announce on Tuesday the locations of its second headquarters.

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Bidding is on for the most expensive home ever to hit the auction block

Real estate auctions, once used for foreclosures and distressed sellers, is now moving upmarket. The number of multimillion-dollar homes being sold at auction has nearly doubled in the past year.

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Housing slump in Australia is not 'a big problem': NAB

Alan Oster of National Australia Bank says falling house prices in Sydney and Melbourne are a "midterm correction" and not a big problem for the country's economy.

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Manafort was in default on Trump Tower condo when he forfeited it in plea — now bank wants a piece

UBS Bank is asking a federal judge for a hearing to recognize and adjudicate that bank's interest in Paul Manafort's condo in the landmark building owned by President Donald Trump on Fifth Avenue in New York.

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Here are the REITs to watch as Amazon decides HQ2

James Sullivan of BTIG joins 'Power Lunch' to discuss Reits to watch as Amazon narrows its decision for its second headquarters.

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Apartment REITs in play as Amazon looks for HQ2

CNBC's Diana Olick reports from Arlington, VA on what Amazon's second headquarters locations could mean for apartment REITs.

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Homebuilders are facing a make-or-break level, according to charts

The homebuilders are getting crushed this year. They now face a make-or-break level, says Todd Gordon, founder of TradingAnalysis.com.

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Stress in luxury real estate

CNBC's Robert Frank reports on an uptick of mega mansions hitting the auction market.

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Stress in luxury real estate with mega-mansion glut

CNBC's Robert Frank reports on why more and more mega-mansions are going to auction in this current real estate market.

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Sears is closing another 40 stores. Here's a map of where they are

The 40 Sears and Kmart locations are set to close in February of next year, with liquidation sales starting late next week.

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Housing sentiment hits lowest level in a year

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on housing sentiment as the Federal Reserve signals it plans to hike interest rates again in December.

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California voters reject measure that would have expanded local rent-control authority

California voters on Tuesday rejected a controversial ballot measure known as Proposition 10 that would have expanded local government authority to enact rent-control laws on residential property, according to an NBC News projection.

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Mortgage applications drop to 4-year low as interest rates hit 8-year high

Total mortgage application volume fell 4 percent week to week and plunged 16 percent from a year ago, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association. 

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The Fed could take a pause after December hike: Investor

Jon Najarian says the Federal Reserve's rate hikes are starting to stifle the housing sector, which is one of the largest employment industries in the U.S. economy.

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Wynn Resorts shares fall 12 percent as it misses earnings estimates

Wynn Resorts shares declined more than 12 percent during after-hours trading as the company missed estimates in its quarterly earnings.

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Housing sentiment tumbles to lowest in a year, as more say now is not a good time to buy

Rising mortgage rates and high home prices have fewer consumers thinking now is a good time to buy or sell a home. While consumers are bullish on the economy, fewer said they are not concerned about losing their job. 

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The RBA is between 'a rock and a hard place': Economist

Shane Oliver of AMP Capital says the Reserve Bank of Australia's report is a "mixed bag" and he sees risk in the Australian economy shifting to the downside.

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Amazon is reportedly moving into Long Island City, Queens: Here's what the neighborhood is like

Long Island City, where Amazon is said to build its next headquarters, is a neighborhood going through a a massive transition.

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This map shows where Lowe's is closing stores

Lowe's announced Monday that it is closing 51 underperforming stores. The retailer has been criticized for lagging behind rival Home Depot. 

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More than 2 million homeowners just missed their chance to save money by refinancing

Rising interest rates have cut the number of borrowers who could have benefited from a refinance. Since 2016, 5.9 million borrowers who could have lowered their monthly payment by more than $250, didn't apply. 

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T-Mobile's CEO is putting his $18M penthouse on the market: Here's a look inside

T-Mobile CEO John Legere is selling his luxury New York City penthouse for nearly $18 million.

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Economist: It's not all 'fantastic' in the US economy

If you look hard enough, you can find "cracks" in the U.S. economy, says Rob Carnell of ING.

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Federal Realty Trust CEO makes the case for buying his stock over bonds

Jim Cramer sits down with Federal Realty Investment Trust President and CEO Don Wood to discuss the Federal Reserve's interest rate hikes and his business.

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One-quarter of renters couldn't cover a $400 emergency, survey finds

Renters face more financial uncertainty than homeowners, the Urban Institute finds.

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China has been 'measured' in economic policy: Reyl Singapore

Daryl Liew of Reyl Singapore says China cannot stimulate its economy across the board because that could cause the property bubble to "escalate" even further.

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Home flippers are fleeing the market as their profits shrink

A combination of higher costs and lower demand is putting a chill on the once hot house-flipping market. Following the epic housing crash, flippers bought up distressed properties at bargain prices, fixed and flipped them to residents or investors.

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Home flippers flee market

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on home flippers turning away from the business.

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CBRE CEO on how they're challenging WeWork with the launch of Hana

CBRE CEO Bob Sulentic joins 'Power Lunch' to weigh in on the commercial real estate industry, trade war concerns, earnings, midterm elections and how they're planning on taking over WeWork.

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Stock market swings may have hit mortgage applications, down 2.5%

Total mortgage application volume fell 2.5 percent last week compared with the previous week, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's seasonally adjusted index. 

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Southern California home sales plummet

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on how Southern California's housing sales are indicating what could come for the rest of the U.S. market.

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San Francisco Bay area home sales suffer their slowest September in 11 years

High prices and rising mortgage rates are taking their toll on home sales in the pricey San Francisco Bay Area. Sales fell to the slowest pace in 11 years in September. Prices, however, are still gaining, although not as much as in previous  months. 

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Billionaire Sam Zell: Trump economy can withstand Democrats winning the House in the midterms

The economy under President Trump is "doing pretty well" and can stay on track even if the Democrats win the majority in the House, Zell says.

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The problem with housing is prices have recovered but demand hasn't: Real estate mogul Sam Zell

"We're dealing with a changed housing market," the billionaire investor says.

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ANZ chief: The Australian market is now more cautious

Shayne Elliott, CEO of ANZ, says the Australian bank is "playing the long game" and focusing on the owner-occupied real estate segment.

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Southern California suffers its worst housing slump in over a decade

The number of new and existing houses and condominiums sold in September plummeted nearly 18 percent compared with September 2017, according to CoreLogic. 

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Home price gains fall below 6% for the first time in a year: August S&P Case-Shiller index

Nationally, prices rose 5.8 percent in August compared with August 2017, according to the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller home prices index. That is less than the 6 percent annual gain in July.

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Dubai 'has always benefited from instability,' top property chairman says

The tiny emirate of 3 million has managed to remain stable and even benefit economically from the seemingly constant turmoil in its wider orbit. 

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New lawsuit accuses Trump and 3 of his children of conning 'thousands' of people in marketing ploy

The suit says Trump, his children and their company "received millions of dollars in secret payments" from a videophone company, ACN, in exchange for Trump promoting the firm without disclosing the endorsement was paid for. 

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Nobel Prize winner Robert Shiller: I don't expect a sharp turn in the housing market

The housing market may be slowing down, but Yale economist Robert Shiller says he isn't fearful that a big downturn is ahead.

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The sharp decline in housing stocks on higher rates is way overdone, top analyst says

While the higher end of the housing market has softened, the lower end remains strong, Evercore ISI housing analyst Stephen Kim says.

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Higher prices preventing millennials from being able to buy homes, expert says

Susan Wachter of The Wharton School said mortgage rates and housing prices are constricting demand in the housing market.

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Pending home sales inch up

CNBC's Diana Olick reports that pending home sales are up 0.55 percent since last month.

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Pending home sales rose 0.5% in September, but were lower than last year

Home sales eked out a small gain in September, but the pace is still lower than last year.

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Pending home sales up 0.5% in September

CNBC's Diana Olick reports the latest read on pending home sales.

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Here's why many young people today are not buying houses

Young people today are less likely to be homeowners than those in previous generations. Here's why. 

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Why is Macau so rich?

Macau is projected to be the wealthiest place on earth by 2020. CNBC's Uptin Saiidi explains why.

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Mortgage applications weaken further as interest rates rise

Higher interest rates are hitting homeowners hoping to refinance and homebuyers hoping to get in on the fall housing market.

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Cramer Remix: With oil down, this stock could be ripe for the picking

Jim Cramer urges investors to give Southwest Airlines another look after today.

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Knight Frank on why Australia is a 'world-class destination'

Andrew Hay of Knight Frank says Australia is "offering a set of circumstances which are hard to find" anywhere else in the world.

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Cramer: Housing stocks are finally bottoming, but investors might not want to buy just yet

Jim Cramer says the action among housing stocks is promising, but warns that broader economic trends might keep them unattractive for a while.

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Housing stocks finally bottoming, but might not want to buy just yet

Jim Cramer says the action among housing stocks is promising, but warns that broader economic trends might keep them unattractive for a while.

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Cramer: Housing stocks are finally bottoming, but investors might not want to buy just yet

Jim Cramer says the action among housing stocks is promising, but warns that broader economic trends might keep them unattractive for a while.

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Charging your next home renovation on a credit card could cost you

Homeowners are putting more home renovation purchases on a credit card to rack up rewards or snare zero-percent financing. Here's when it makes sense to remodel your payment habits.

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New home sales weigh on housing data

CNBC's Diana Olick reports that new home sales tanked in September.

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New home sales drop as spiking mortgage rates keep buyers on the sidelines

Builders warned of a slowdown in home sales, except the numbers are worse than expected. Sales of newly built homes dropped 5.5 percent in September compared with August, and were 13 percent lower compared to a year ago, according to the U.S. Census. 

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New home sales down 5.5% in September

CNBC's Diana Olick reports the latest read on new home sales.

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New home sales drop 5.5% in September to near two-year low

Sales of new U.S. single-family homes fell to a near two-year low in September and data for the prior three months was revised lower, the latest indications that rising mortgage rates and higher prices were undercutting the housing market.

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With homebuilding stocks down 40%, investors hope the Fed gets the message and slows rate hikes

If there's a case to be made for the Fed to hold fire on interest rate hikes, it's happening now in the housing market and the stocks that track the industry.

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Rising home prices drive PulteGroup Q3 profit beat

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on PulteGroup's quarterly earnings.

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Higher mortgage rates, rising prices costing homebuyers more than $1,200 a year

Both rising mortgage rates and rising home prices are increasing what homebuyers will have to pay each month. While mortgage rates are largely national, home prices are local, so the increase in monthly payments will vary market to market.  

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Rising rates, home prices putting pressure on housing affordability

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the combination of rising mortgage rates and home prices slamming affordability.

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Cramer warns that a 5% mortgage rate is the 'line in the sand' before the economy really gets hurt

"The mortgage rate is very high in this country," putting a drag on the economy as housing-related companies struggle, CNBC's Jim Cramer says.

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'Very slow' cooling of China's economy was expected: BNP Paribas

Tianhe Ji of BNP Paribas says the slowing growth of China's economy is expected to continue for the rest of the year and 2019.

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Trump's 'opportunity zones' are popular with investors, but they might offer less benefit to voters

The Trump administration announced new tax rules to help spur investment in economically distressed neighborhoods. While investors can expect immediate tax breaks, the benefits to voters in targeted neighborhoods are harder to measure.

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Investors can get big tax breaks if they invest in 'opportunity zones' under new Treasury rules

The opportunity zones come with several tax advantages. Capital gains placed in a certified opportunity zone fund will not be taxed through the end of 2026 or when the investment is sold, whichever comes first.

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Homeowners poised to start tapping $14.4 trillion in equity

With home equity at an all-time high, homeowners could start turning more often to this source of lower-cost debt.

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Existing home sales down 3.4% in September

CNBC's Diana Olick reports the latest read on existing home sales from the National Association of Realtors.

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Housing stocks are having their worst year since 2008, and some see even more distress

Two major homebuilder stock-tracking ETFs, the ITB and the XHB, are on track to post their worst years since 2008 — and some strategists see further downside.

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Accessing the headwinds facing Japan's hospitality sector

Hisashi Furukawa of Japan Hotel REIT Advisors said geopolitical tensions won't have a 'major impact' on Japanese tourism in the long run.

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Higher rates hitting both home buyers and builders

CNBC's Diana Olick reports that interest rates hit a near seven-year high, hitting homebuilding stocks and home buyers.

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Bank of America downgrades homebuilder stocks as Wall Street grows increasingly bearish on housing

Bank of America Merrill Lynch downgrades homebuilder stocks Toll Brothers, PulteGroup and NVR and lowers its homebuilding estimates for 2018 and 2019.

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Heavier rains and catastrophic floods force cities to drain lakes, ponds with the help of cloud tech

Intense storms are becoming much more frequent, damaging local infrastructures and budgets. New companies are turning to technology to find ways to mitigate the impact of costly flooding nationwide.

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Real estate sales fall in high-tax states, surges in low-tax

CNBC's Robert Frank reports on the story of two markets in luxury real estate.

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Here's what to watch as real estate drifts into two different markets

Jonathan Miller, Miller Samuel CEO, joins 'Squawk Box' to discuss trends he sees in the housing market and how the tax laws in high-tax and low-tax states are going to impact investors.

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Housing stocks get hit hard amid weak data and worries on Wall Street about rising interest rates

Housing stocks fall broadly after analysts at Credit Suisse lowered their ratings and price targets on several companies in the sector.

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Mortgage applications tank 7.1% as interest rates surge

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on mortgage applications falling.

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Weekly mortgage applications tank 7.1% as interest rates surge to a near 8-year high

Homebuyer demand is strong, but affordability was weakening even before rates began to rise, as tight supply pushed home prices sharply higher.

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Trump claims he has 'no financial interests in Saudi Arabia' — but he makes lots of money from it

President Donald Trump's new tweet denying a financial stake in Saudi Arabia comes amid a growing furor over suspicions that the country's rulers ordered the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul.

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Trump Organization's Scottish housing plan receives record number of objections

The Trump Organization has received a record number of objections to its proposed new housing estate in Scotland.

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NAHB sentiment index at 68 in October

CNBC's Diana Olick reports the latest read on the housing market from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB).

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Homebuilder sentiment improves in October as lumber prices fall

A monthly reading of homebuilder sentiment rose one point in October. Builders cite the drop in lumber prices as well as strong demand for housing as the driver of the gain. Builders continue to be faced with higher costs for land and labor. 

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1 in 3 baby boomers say college debt still stands in the way of saving for retirement

Across all generations, Americans are delaying saving for retirement and purchasing a home because of their student debt, according to a new report. 

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Here is a map of the 142 Sears and Kmart stores set to close

Sears will continue to operate through the holidays, as it looks to find a buyer for the business. It will also continue to evaluate its remaining stores' performance.

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Uncertainty on how the housing market will react to rates above 5 percent

CNBC's Diana Olick reports of uncertainty in the housing market as lenders react to rising rates.

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Cramer’s Exec Cut: Finding stability during market uncertainty

Jim Cramer discusses steady secular trends with Carnival Corporation, Canopy Growth and more.

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Rising prices and interest rates are a 'one-two punch' to homebuyers, Lennar chairman says

"Of course, we respect, like many, the independence of the Fed, but at the same time, would we like them to slow down the pace? Of course we would," Lennar Executive Chairman Stuart Miller said.

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Cramer Remix: The retail reality could be good for consumers, but not stocks

Jim Cramer explains how the cost of tariffs will squeeze retailers' margins.

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Thousands line up for zero-down-payment, subprime mortgages

Following the subprime mortgage crisis, low-income borrowers with low credit scores were locked out of homeownership. Now a major player in the subprime crisis is backing new loans to the same borrowers but with a far different product. 

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The economy's not as strong as the numbers indicate, says Starwood Capital Group CEO Barry Sternlicht

Jim Cramer sits down with Barry Sternlicht, chairman and CEO of Starwood Capital Group, amid a vigorous sell-off to hear his take on the U.S. economy.

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Rising interest rates having a big impact on potential home buyers, Lennar CEO says

CNBC's Diana Olick is joined by Stuart Miller, CEO of Lennar, to discuss how interest rates are a "one-two punch" for housing.

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Hong Kong's property market is 'at its tipping point': CLSA

Nicole Wong of CLSA discusses why Hong Kong's property market is likely to come under "more pressure."

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Hong Kong has a 'housing shortage,' says Portwood Capital

Peter Churchouse of Portwood Capital says there has been a "real restriction of land supply" in Hong Kong.

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Housing concerns are still a focus for Carrie Lam: Analyst

Duncan Innes-Ker of The Economist Intelligence Unit says initiatives like starter homes for young families and a vacancy tax have been well-received, but there's still "quite a long way to go."

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Cramer's charts offer 3 strategies for investing around long-term interest rate moves

Jim Cramer and technician Rob Moreno give investors three distinct strategies for investing based on how long-term interest rates move in the near future.

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Low inventory and increasing prices catching up with the housing market, says economist

Cheryl Young, Trulia senior economist, and Danielle Hale, Realtor.com chief economist, discuss the state of the U.S. housing market.

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Weekly mortgage applications down 1.7%

CNBC's Diana Olick reports the latest on mortgage rates and applications.

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Weekly mortgage applications fall 1.7% as interest rates move above 5%

Extremely weak demand for mortgage refinances has been driving the overall drain on mortgage lending. Refinance volume fell another 3 percent last week and was 32 percent lower than a year ago.

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Cramer Remix: Zillow's risky move has not paid off

Jim Cramer reveals why the real estate company's strategy in the housing market was the wrong move at the wrong time.

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Cramer Remix: Zillow's risky move has not paid off

Jim Cramer reveals why the real estate company's strategy in the housing market was the wrong move at the wrong time.

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Mortgage rates jump past 5%, signaling more home price cuts ahead

Mortgage rates moved to the highest level in 8 years, and confidence in housing is now slipping. This as millennials are smack in the middle of their prime home buying years. Rates are expected to move even higher going into next year. 

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Hurricane Michael is a warning to check your homeowner's policy

 If you live in a hurricane-prone area, make sure your coverage is sufficient in case the next major storm heads your way.

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Housing affordability hits 10-year low

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the health of the housing market.

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Beer on tap in a corporate bank? That's now a reality for one office

WeWork is setting its sights on outfitting corporate offices to grow its business

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Trading Nation: Homebuilders sinking in rising yields

Erin Gibbs, S&P Investment Advisory Services, and Bill Baruch of Blue Line Futures discuss home builder stocks with Tyler Mathisen.

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Here's the number everyone in the financial markets is obsessing about and why

Wall Street is abuzz this week amid a surge in the benchmark 10-year Treasury note yield. But why should investors care?

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Close the deal

Ten years ago, he was an out of work actor and sometime hand model. Desperate for a job to stay in NYC he got a real estate license. Today Ryan Serhant is a real estate mogul, reality TV star and author. In “Sell it Like Serhant” he explains the skills he learned to sell apartments that can help anyone sell more and earn more.

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Cramer Remix: Amazon is still one of the most powerful deflationary forces on Earth

Jim Cramer explains why despite its wage increase, Amazon is working harder than ever to keep prices down.

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The data business isn't slowing—just look at FANG, CEO of data center REIT says

Jim Cramer sits down with CyrusOne President and CEO Gary Wojtaszek to hear about his company's best quarter in history and what's driving the growth.

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Mortgage rates at highest level in 7 years

CNBC's Diana Olick reports that mortgage rates are at the highest level in more than 7 years.

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A red flashing light in the housing market could spell trouble for the economy

One warning sign of trouble could be flashing in the housing market, according to forecaster Lakshman Achuthan.

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Weekly mortgage applications flatline, along with interest rates

Mortgage application volume last week sank 15 percent from last year but was unchanged from the previous week, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.  

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Denver is experimenting with making low-income residents landlords of 'granny flats'

One Colorado group is tackling Denver's affordable housing shortage by making low-income residents landlords of "granny flats," according to US News & World report. 

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Mortgage fraud is getting worse as more people lie about their income to qualify for loans

Mortgage fraud risk jumped more than 12 percent year over year at the end of the second quarter, according to CoreLogic, which measures six fraud indicators: identity, income, occupancy, property, transaction and undisclosed real estate debt.

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Manhattan real estate is now in a year-long correction

Total real estate sales in Manhattan fell 11 percent in the third quarter compared with a year ago, marking the fourth straight quarter of double-digit declines, according to new data.

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Cramer Remix: The upcoming election may impact this stock

Jim Cramer warns investors that Grand Canyon Education could be impacted by a political party change in Congress.

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NYC real estate continues to fall

CNBC's Robert Frank reports on Manhattan real estate price cuts as pressure emerges from the top and bottom line.

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Mortgage fraud putting lenders in a tough spot

CNBC's Diana Olick reports that there is a rising risk of mortgage fraud.

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Blend CEO: To prevent mortgage fraud, lenders shouldn't ask consumers for pay stubs

Nima Ghamsari, co-founder and CEO of Blend, joins CNBC's Diana Olick to discuss the surge of mortgage fraud risks.

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New Jersey House Republicans see danger as GOP tax plan hits voters ahead of midterms

The Republican tax plan will nick many voters in high-income, high-tax New Jersey districts where the GOP is trying to defend its House majority in November. 

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Tax on foreign buyers sends UK real estate stocks tumbling

The housing policy was announced at the ruling Conservative Party's annual conference.

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Housing market slows as prices outpace wages

Some of the nation's hottest housing markets have run into turbulence.  

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There's a big problem with the US's $9 billion effort to repair beaches after hurricanes

The US has spent $9 billion repairing its beaches in the wake of hurricanes like Florence. It does restore the beaches and help tourism but the cost is much bigger than $9 billion, ProPublica reports.

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A bright spot in the sluggish real estate sector

CNBC's Diana Olick reports that the real estate sector of the S&P is barely up 1 percent.

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Hong Kong's 28-month property bull run just came to an end

The Asian metropolis has seen house prices rise at an annual rate of almost 10 percent since 2012.

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US REITs holding steady despite tariffs

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on how the real estate sector is being impacted by tariffs.

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These are the world's biggest property bubbles as ranked by UBS

Only one city of the 20 featured in the Global Real Estate Bubble Index is deemed as undervalued.

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What could rising rates mean for the Hong Kong property market?

Reeves Yan, executive director of capital markets & investment services at Colliers International says Hong Kong's commercial property market will likely have a positive future despite rising rates.

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Hong Kong housing price correction expected in 2019: Analyst

Alva To, vice president and head of consulting for Greater China at Cushman & Wakefield, says he believes there will be a correction in Hong Kong's housing market in 2019 as a result of trade tensions, policy shifts and rising interest rates.

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Bay Area home sales tank 10 percent in August — to the slowest pace in 7 years

Sales of Bay Area homes fell 10 percent in August to the slowest pace in 7 years. San Francisco itself saw sales fall 7 percent, as buyers hit an affordability wall. Despite the sales slowdown, the median price of a Bay Area home is way up.

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Rising rates are hammering housing stocks

Megan McGrath, senior homebuilding analyst at MKM Partners, and Stephen Stanley, Amherst Pierpont Securities chief economist, discuss the economy and housing and the impact that rising rates could have on them.

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Here's the next industry tech is looking to disrupt: real estate

Venture capitalists are racing to pour money into an industry they see as ripe for disruption: real estate. The New York Times reports. 

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Pending home sales fall in August to the slowest pace since the start of the year

Signed contracts to buy existing homes fell for the second straight month to the lowest level since January of this year. Sales have fallen for four out of the last five months, as prices and mortgage rates increase. 

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Pending home sales index down 1.8 percent in August

CNBC's Diana Olick reports the latest read on pending home sales.

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Compass CEO on $4 billion valuation and US real estate

Compass CEO Robert Reffkin joins 'Squawk Box' to discuss the tech real estate company and the industry.

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Home prices at a premium: Olick

CNBC's Diana Olick reports that new home prices are higher due to the trade dispute between the United States and China.

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Apartment rents are suddenly rising faster, reversing yearlong trend

A stronger economy, along with an overheated housing market are pushing demand for apartment rentals. Vacancies are down and rents are up.

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Weekly mortgage applications rise 2.9% as interest rates move even higher

Homeowners continued their rush to refinance, as mortgage rates jumped even higher last week. 

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Home prices rise at a slower rate in July: S&P Case-Shiller

Potential home buyers are hitting an affordability wall, and sellers are caving to the new reality.

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Risk tracker RMS predicts up to $5 billion in insured losses from Hurricane Florence

RMS' estimations include property damage and business interruption in residential, commercial, industrial and automobile businesses while factoring in post-event loss amplification.

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Tariffs take a toll on home renovations

CNBC's Diana Olick takes a look at how the trade situation with China is impacting home renovators.

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New Chinese tariffs are about to make your home renovation more expensive

Home renovation demand is soaring, and so are the costs to do it, thanks to a new round of tariffs on goods imported from China. 

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Home sellers slashing prices nationwide, NYC real estate prices drop

CNBC's Diana Olick reports that NYC real estate prices dropped as a new supply hit the market.

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3 places for a tropical beachfront retirement outside the hurricane zone

You can live the laidback tropical lifestyle of beachfront retirement with no worries about the need for expensive hurricane insurance, according to International Living.

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Home sellers slash prices, especially in California

As more supply comes onto the U.S. housing market, and mortgage rates rise, affordability is hitting a wall. That has more sellers lowering prices. 

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Weekly mortgage applications rise 1.6% as interest rates hit a 7-year high

Total mortgage application volume increased 1.6 percent last week compared with the previous week, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's seasonally adjusted report.

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Booking vacation to Bermuda vs. a new kitchen: Here's how some people misuse their home equity loan

No, you should not use that home equity line of credit to fund your vacation to Bermuda. You also shouldn't use it to pay for the utilities. 

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August housing starts up 9.2 percent, housing permits down 5.7 percent

CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in August's housing starts and permits.

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Trump's latest Chinese tariffs are a $1 billion tax on housing

U.S. homebuilders are faced with rising costs for land, labor and materials, but a recent drop in lumber prices helped hold sentiment at a high level. Builder sentiment was unchanged in September. 

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NAHB housing market index at 67 in September

CNBC's Diana Olick reports the latest read on the housing market from the National Association of Home Builders.

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Ryan Serhant's NYC real estate tips

Ryan Serhant, “Million Dollar Listing New York” co-star, speaks to CNBC's Robert Frank about getting his start in real estate at the beginning of the financial crisis and gives his best selling ideas for New York City.

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Cramer’s Exec Cut: Where industry leaders are finding strategic success

Jim Cramer gets details on how Advanced Micro Devices, Toll Brothers, and Five Below are refocusing and finding ways to win.

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Take my Trump Tower apartment instead of my money, Manafort tells Mueller

Paul Manafort is forfeiting an estimated $46 million in real estate properties and cash as part of his plea deal with special counsel Robert Mueller. The properties include residences in New York City and the Hamptons. 

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The real reason Amazon's HQ2 will be near Washington, D.C.

If the history of corporate relocations teaches us anything, it's that CEOs often move their companies near their homes. After buying The Washington Post in 2013, Bezos bought the most expensive home in Washington, D.C., paying $23 million.

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Homeowners are sitting on $6 trillion in available cash, but they're not tapping it

The big gains in home values over the last two years are starting to slow down, but U.S. homeowners are still reaping the rewards. As prices continue to rise, so too does the amount of home equity available for homeowners to tap.

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Florence's first wave has potential to cause $5 billion in property damage

An estimated 250,000 homes in North Carolina will likely be affected, with the bulk of the damage in that state. Across both states, Florence could cause $3 billion to $5 billion in insured property losses from wind and storm surge, according to CoreLogic.

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Carolinas real estate at risk from Florence

CNBC's Diana Olick takes a look at how real estate in the Carolinas may be impacted by Hurricane Florence.

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China may use its property markets to defend against Trump's trade war offensive

China is under pressure from an onslaught of U.S. tariffs, but the government could blunt some of the negative effects by encouraging property prices to rise, according to a CLSA analyst.

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Florence is expected to rank among the top 10 costliest hurricanes ever

Hurricane Florence's combination of heavy rain and severe surge is making the storm potentially catastrophic.

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Middle East real estate giant Aldar Properties creates a billion-dollar investment firm

United Arab Emirates (UAE) real estate developer Aldar Properties is spinning off its investment division to create 'Aldar Investments.'

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Millennials marry later, but that's not bad for builders: Toll Brothers CEO

Jim Cramer sits down with Toll Brothers CEO Douglas C. Yearley, Jr. to hear his take on trends in the U.S. housing market.

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Cramer Remix: It's unclear why the auto sector is as weak as it is

Jim Cramer digs through what could be causing the auto stocks to weaken even though the economy is growing.

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Millennials are marrying later, but that's not exactly bad for homebuilders, Toll Brothers CEO says

Jim Cramer sits down with Toll Brothers CEO Douglas C. Yearley, Jr. to hear his take on trends in the U.S. housing market.

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Millennials are marrying later, but that's not exactly bad for homebuilders, Toll Brothers CEO says

Jim Cramer sits down with Toll Brothers CEO Douglas C. Yearley, Jr. to hear his take on trends in the U.S. housing market.

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Warning sign: The epicenter of the housing bust is booming again

The recovery for the middle class in Northern Las Vegas has been an uneven process, and the rate in which housing prices are increasing are making many communities no longer affordable for some, The New York Times reports. 

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This property tax strategy can help free up income in retirement

In some cities, you can get a property tax deferral until you die or sell your house. But make sure you read the fine print.

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Weekly refinance demand plummets as mortgage rates hit a 5-week high

Mortgage application volume fell 1.8 percent last week, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.

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Hurricane official: 'Catastrophic rainfall' across Carolinas, storm surge up to 50 miles inland

Hurricane Florence is closing in on the coast of the Carolinas, with officials expecting the storm to make a direct hit by early Friday.

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Extended cut: Sorkin interviews Buffett on the 2008 financial crisis

When the banks began to fail in 2008, executives turned to Warren Buffett in a plea for last-minute funding. He later called what would happen next an "economic Pearl Harbor." 

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The housing market is 'in an absolute perfect storm for demand,' real estate CEO says

Century 21 CEO Nick Bailey says demand is brewing among millennials, who are late bloomers to marriage and children — and homeownership, too.

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Former Fannie Mae CEO reflects on financial crisis

Franklin Raines, former Fannie Mae chairman and CEO from 1999 to 2004, discusses Fannie Mae's role in the financial crisis 10 years later.

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Century 21 CEO on millennial homebuyers and the future of housing

Nick Bailey, Century 21 CEO, joins 'Closing Bell' to discuss millennial home buyers, the future of housing and the home buying process.

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Single-family home rental sector thriving

CNBC's Diana Olick reports that the single-family rental trade was meant to be short-term after the financial crisis, but the sector is thriving.

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Investors finally embrace big single-family rental companies a decade after the financial crisis

A decade after the housing crash, the institutional play on single-family rentals is thriving.

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JP Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon details how the 2008 financial crisis unfolded

In an interview with CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin, J.P. Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon details how the 2008 financial crisis unfolded. 

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The hurricane that's about to hit the Carolinas could be the worst in 60 years

Hurricane Florence is bearing down on the midsection of the East Coast, expected to make landfall later this week with the most strength since Hurricane Hazel in 1954.

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For about $20 million, you could be Warren Buffett's landlord

The home to Berkshire Hathaway, Kiewit Plaza in Omaha, Nebraska, recently went up for sale, according to a local report.

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For about $20 million, you could be Warren Buffett's landlord

The home to Berkshire Hathaway, Kiewit Plaza in Omaha, Nebraska, recently went up for sale, according to a local report.

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Why homeowners outside of Florence's path should check their insurance

The storm should serve as a reminder to people in hurricane-prone areas to make sure their coverage is sufficient in case the next damaging weather system heads their way.

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Hurricane Florence is already moving stocks as Home Depot rises, insurers fall

Two hurricanes are brewing in the Atlantic Ocean, and investors responded accordingly, as home goods-related stocks moved higher while insurance companies shares fell.

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Warren Buffett: In the 10 years since financial panic, we've learned we're 'all dominoes'

The 2008 financial crisis revealed just how vulnerable the U.S. "economic machine" is to any one part failing, according to the billionaire investor.

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Crazy rich Asia: Home to the fastest-growing pool of wealth in the world

This summer's box-office hit "Crazy Rich Asians" highlighted a wider wealth trend across the region, according to a new Wealth-X report.

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Rep. Hensarling: Why Ginnie Mae is better than Fannie and Freddie

Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-Texas) discusses the 10-year conservatorship of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and what he proposes to help prevent the next housing crisis.

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Fannie and Freddie 10 years later

With ten years since the housing collapse, CNBC's Diana Olick looks back at the bailout of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

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Weekly mortgage applications are stuck in a rut as rates rise

Homebuyers and homeowners don't have much incentive to call a mortgage lender right now.

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Sunlight REIT on the outlook for real estate in Hong Kong

Keith Wu of Sunlight REIT says the strength seen in Hong Kong's commercial market property market is "likely to be sustainable."

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The share of bankruptcy filers who are older than 65 is the highest it's ever been

Debt levels among the elderly could have people running out of money in their later years.

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It's better to rent than to buy in today's housing market

Fast-rising home prices and higher mortgage rates have made it both cheaper and a better investment to rent a home than to buy one. 

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Buying a home now cheaper than renting in only 35% of US counties

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the changes in the eternal 'rent or buy?' debate in housing.

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Rolling your student loans into a mortgage might sound like a good idea—but there's a catch

Fannie Mae recently offered the option to roll student loans into a mortgage. That could make you feel like you're making progress on your debt but there are some very serious risks to consider, Bankrate reports.

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After a Starbucks opens in town, housing prices tend to rise, Harvard study finds

Each entry of a Starbucks into a ZIP code is associated with a 0.5 percent increase in housing prices within a year, the paper found.

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Why homeowners outside of Gordon's path should check their insurance

The storm should serve as a reminder to people in hurricane-prone areas to make sure their coverage is sufficient in case the next damaging weather system heads their way.

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'There's so much demand' for property in Singapore

The Singapore government has tightened property cooling measures but there are still "a lot of transactions going on," says Hari Krishnan, chief executive of PropertyGuru.

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This chart could explain why the bitcoin bubble hasn't fully burst

Research shows bitcoin's price movements were closely linked to Google searches for the cryptocurrency.

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‘A very strong indication’ that the Australian property market is slowing

After being at “very elevated levels” in the last few years, the property market in Australia is finally seeing signs of slowing down, says Tim Reardon of the Housing Industry Association.

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Pets' needs influencing millennial housing choices

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on where pet-owning millennials are putting their homebuying priorities.

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Millennials put pets first when buying a home

When shopping for homes, millennials are putting their pets' needs at the top of their list. 

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The $1 billion price cut: Luxury real estate gets slashed

The new federal tax law, which limits deductions of state and local taxes, is also putting pressure on real-estate in high-tax states. And foreign buyers, who were driving some of the highest-priced sales in 2014 and 2015, have pulled back. 

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Millennials and dog-driven real estate

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on how millennials are putting their pets' lives first when choosing their homes.

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Despite booming economy, recovery in U.S. housing sector has been slow: Economist

Mark Vitner, managing director and senior economist at Wells Fargo Securities, says housing has been 'most troubling,' with recovery slow to get back on track.

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Looking for a mansion? Here are some mega market deals

CNBC's Robert Frank reports on the real estate deals for a number of multi-million dollar mansions.

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Jimmy Carter says Trump administration is ignoring affordable-housing shortage

Former President Jimmy Carter told CNBC that the Trump administration is ignoring a national housing crisis, and he urged voters to support candidates who promote affordable housing. 

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Retail industry not going away despite negative headlines, CBRE CEO says

Bob Sulentic, the CEO and President of the CBRE Group, said that the strong economy has had a positive impact on commercial real estate.

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Where to find mega-deals in the mansion market

CNBC's Robert Frank reports on some multi-million dollar mansions with steep price cuts.

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A 'painful lesson' for Chinese developer Country Garden

Malaysia's Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad reportedly said he intends to ban foreigners from buying homes being built by Country Garden in the southern tip of the country. Alan Jin of Mizuho Securities Asia weighs in.

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'Climate gentrification' altering home values in Miami

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on how rising tides and increasingly intense storms are impacting the value of Miami real estate.

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Pending home sales fall for seventh straight month in July

The index was down 2.3 percent compared with July 2017. Buyers have been struggling to find affordable homes this year, as the supply of homes for sale has fallen annually for most of the year. 

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Property experts see a 1-in-3 chance of a London house price crash

Brexit fears are keeping international investors on edge.

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Miami home values show how 'climate gentrification' is changing coastal real estate

A new study finds home values are both rising and falling in certain areas due to climate change and the rising risk of more extreme weather. The study looks at Miami and dramatic changes taking place in Little Haiti. 

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Rising Risks: Climate gentrification takes hold in Miami

The threat of rising tides and increasingly severe weather are already changing home values in Miami.

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Weekly mortgage applications decline, even as rates slip

Total mortgage application volume decreased 1.7 percent last week and was 15 percent lower than a year ago, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.

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These are the best times of year to buy a home

Recent housing market shifts could give buyers a leg up in the latter part of the year as summer turns to fall, according to Bankrate.  

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Zillow: US won't see a buyer's market until 2020

Susan Wachter, University of Pennsylvania Wharton school real estate & finance professor, and Aaron Terrazas, Zillow senior economist, join the 'Power Lunch' team to discuss if a housing slowdown is in the forecast.

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The Trump tax cuts were supposed to depress housing prices. They haven’t.

Real estate groups warned that President Donald Trump's tax cuts would cause housing prices to fall, but economists have not yet seen that effect in housing data. The New York Times reports.

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Home price gains slow down in June: S&P Case-Shiller

Homebuyers are pulling back, and prices are finally following.

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'Unaffordable' Hong Kong home prices could fall by double digits

The city's notoriously pricey residential property market is seen coming under pressure from rising interest rates and other factors. 

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A focus on 'affordable quality' has helped amid housing market slowdown, says property company CEO

Mark Steinert, CEO of Australian property company Stockland, says the company has been largely insulated from the slowing down of the housing market in Australia.

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The housing recovery isn't over, it just feels like it is

July sales reports for both new and existing homes fell short of expectations and have been weakening for several months. Some are raising red flags that the nation's housing market is in trouble, but it isn't.

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New home sales down 1.7% in July

CNBC's Diana Olick reports the latest read on new home sales.

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The three ways student loan debt makes it hard to buy a house

Student loan debt has become a major barrier to home ownership in America.

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Japan is still rebounding from the Global Financial Crisis, how long will it take before you see your investment returns?

Patience is the name of the game in Japan, says Ed Rogers, CEO of Rogers Investment Advisors.

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Existing home sales on the decline

CNBC's Diana Olick reports the latest read on existing home sales.

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Steady interest rates bring mortgage volume back to life

The gains may be thanks to less volatility in the mortgage market, after wide swings at the start of August.

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The timing of Anbang's property selloff is 'interesting': Expert

Hessam Nadji of Marcus & Millichap says the property selloff by Anbang is likely to get "a lot of investor interest."

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Toll Brothers shares soar on earnings beat

CNBC's Diana Olick breaks down Toll Brothers earnings, which raised full year revenue guidance to the highest level in the company's history.

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Analyst: Why Toll Brothers is a good pick in homebuilders

Jack Micenko, Susquehanna, discsuses how to approach homebuilder stocks in the current housing market.

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NYC luxury apartment sales drop

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on luxury home sales dropping in NYC due to tax laws and less international buyers.

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The world’s largest sovereign wealth fund just missed its own target

Small gains made in stock holdings were undermined by the bond market.

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Rent for office spaces is expected to remain high in Hong Kong, CEO says

Ada Wong from Champion REIT says "keen demand" for office spaces will remain because there's no new supply in the near term, at least until 2023.

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HUD files discrimination complaint against Facebook

CNBC's Seema Mody reports on the Department of Housing and Urban Development filing a complaint against Facebook for violating the Fair Housing Act by allowing landlords and home sellers to use its advertising platform to engage in housing discrimination.

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Rising rates imperil world’s priciest property market

After a decade-long rally in Hong Kong, growing mortgage costs may finally deflate the city's housing bubble, The Financial Times reports. 

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Housing market shifts to buyer's market

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on homebuyers gaining negotiating power as more listings see price cuts.

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Housing tipping back to a buyer's market as sellers cut prices

More price cuts are cropping up on U.S. housing markets listings than a year ago. This signals a turn in the market, which has been largely a seller's market for the past few years. 

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Property is the only 'safe bet' for many Chinese families to invest in: Analyst

Stock market volatility could have led to more people to invest in real estate, which explain why house prices in China have increased, says David Ji of Knight Frank.

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Homebuilder and construction stocks enter bear market

Stocks of major home construction companies fell on Wednesday, beleaguered by a slump in U.S. equity trading and a decline in homebuilder sentiment.

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Homebuilder sentiment falls to the lowest point in almost a year as affordability concerns intensify

While sentiment is still relatively high, builders are increasingly concerned over rising home prices and material costs.

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Weekly mortgage applications drop as homebuyers drop out

Mortgage interest rates ticked lower last week, but that wasn't enough to entice homebuyers, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.

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Guinness opens its first US brewery in 60 years

US fans of Guinness won't have to travel to Ireland to indulge in a fresh pint: Guinness just opened a $90 million brewery in Baltimore, USA Today reports. 

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41 million Americans live in a flood zone. Here's what you need to know about flood insurance

Millions of Americans live in flood zones and the damage can be devastating — especially without insurance, Bankrate reports. Here' are 5 things you should know.

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NYC real estate tops new list with the most expensive per square foot rates in the US—some over $10K

A new report from real estate firm NeighborhoodX reveals New York City is the most expensive place to buy in the country on a per square foot basis.

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Here's why affordability in U.S. housing market is at record lows

Diana Olick analyzes a report by the National Association of Home Builders that reveals the trend of decreasing affordability in the U.S. housing market.

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Housing affordability hits weakest level in a decade

CNBC’s Diana Olick reports on the state of housing as affordability weakens.

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Millennials are still crashing with their parents despite the strong economy

The number of millennial homeowners has fallen sharply since 2000 — a surprising statistic given that the economy has since recovered from the great recession, Bankrate reports. 

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Why online rental scams are on the rise

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the increasing amount of online rental scams.

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Ready to rent a home? Beware of these new scams

As the popularity of renting rises against buying single-family homes, so does the risk of being scammed.

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London housing sales struggle as multiple issues put off buyers

Real estate companies have admitted that a slowdown in sales has affected their profits. 

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Weekly mortgage applications fall as home prices climb

Soaring prices are sapping mortgage demand. In June, home prices rose 6.8 percent from a year ago, according to CoreLogic.

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HGTV buys, plans to restore 'Brady Bunch' house and Lance Bass is cool with it

Discovery CEO David Zaslav announced the home improvement cable network was the winning bidder for the iconic house.

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'The result is very good,' says CapitaLand CEO

Lim Ming Yan of CapitaLand also discusses how the recent property cooling measures announced by the Singapore government could present opportunities for the group.

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Discussing the recent property cooling measures in Singapore

Priyaranjan Kumar of Cushman & Wakefield says the recent measures announced by the Singapore government to cool the country's property market were a "surprise" in terms of their timing and severity.

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This company plans to open 200 mattress stores across the US, as Mattress Firm struggles

Born online, Casper opened its first permanent store, in New York, earlier this year.

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4 ways real estate can turbocharge your retirement income

If you are worried your nest egg will come up short, there are a range of real estate plays that could boost your retirement income and put you over the finish line. Here is an overview of the opportunities — and some of the risks — involved.

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Wells Fargo accidentally foreclosed on hundreds of homeowners

Approximately 400 Wells Fargo customers lost their homes after a software glitch denied them the ability to modify their mortgages, the San Francisco Business Times reports. 

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Zillow downgraded by Bank of America on ‘greater risk’ to profits from adding mortgage lending

Bank of America Merrill Lynch lowers its rating to neutral from buy for Zillow shares, citing increasing concerns over its business model shift to home selling and mortgage lending.

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See inside one of Singapore's cutting-edge urban developments

A new mixed-use development in Singapore combines urban living and natural habitats. CNBC's Uptin Saiidi explores how it could be a model for the future.

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Trump legal defense fund raised more than $200,000, spent zero on legal work: Reports

The Patriot Legal Expense Fund Trust from the beginning of 2018 through the end of June spent more than $42,000 on "insurance" from an Alabama-based risk management company, and another $6,500 on accounting services from a large accounting firm.

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Zillow tanks after acquisition of mortgage lender, revenue miss

The company recently launched a new strategy of buying and selling homes directly to users, expanding its offerings beyond real estate brokers.

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Bruce Ratner deal signals decline of New York real estate families

Many of the renowned families of New York real estate are no longer interested in staying in the business and are looking to the bond markets, The Financial Times reports. 

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Currency controls impact Chinese buyers' interest in Seattle housing: Real estate expert

Skylar Olsen, Zillow Director of Economic Research, and Stephen Saunders, Coldwell Banker BAIN managing broker, join the 'Power Lunch' team to discuss Chinese housing buyer activity in Seattle.

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Seattle housing market is under pressure as Chinese buying 'dries up'

The Seattle housing market has benefited greatly from strong Chinese buyer demand, but now weakness in the Chinese yuan, as well as tighter restrictions on money leaving China, are cutting into that demand. 

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Consumer sentiment on real estate 'pretty good,' says expert

Justina Chiu of Fortune Reit shares her insights on the real estate market and whether that is affected by movements in the Chinese yuan.

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Big guys in commercial real estate gobbling up little guys: Newmark chairman

Howard Lutnick, BGC Partners CEO and Newmark Group chairman, breaks down why so many commercial real estate companies are going public.

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Weekly mortgage applications hit the lowest level in a month as rates continue to rise

Total mortgage application volume slipped 2.5 percent last week from the previous week.

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Mortgage applications fall for third week to lowest level in a month

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on mortgage applications falling as interest rates rise and housing prices remain high.

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The Fed didn't raise rates this time, but will again. Here's how to prepare for the next hike

The Fed pointed to more rate increases before the end of the year. Here's what you should do about that.

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Bargain hunting: The median home price in the Hamptons has dropped below $1 million

Real estate in the tony Hamptons area of Long Island is showing signs of slowness. Homes that were listed for $15 million are selling for as low as $9 million or $10 million, The Financial Times reports.

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Housing demand sees biggest drop in more than 2 years

Housing demand has been very strong, but red-hot home prices, combined with higher mortgage rates, are finally taking their toll on affordability and demand. Housing demand in June fell by the biggest margin since April 2016. 

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Mortgage applications drop as rates continue to rise

CNBC's Diana Olick reports the latest look at weekly mortgage applications.

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Healthy workers tend to be more productive. How to tell if your office is 'healthy'

Studies show that healthy workers tend to be more productive, a concept that is behind a growing trend in real estate to create offices with measurable wellness benefits, The New York Times reports. 

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Maryland city working to prevent flood future damage

CNBC's Diana Olick takes a look at how one community in Maryland is dealing with real estate development in the face of intense weather.

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Hong Kong property prices still have room to rise: JLL

Demand for properties is still strong in Hong Kong, which will push prices higher even if interest rates are rising, says Denis Ma, head of research, Hong Kong at JLL.

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A space lawyer explains who owns the moon

Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong may have literally planted a US flag on the moon, but nearly 50 years later, many still wonder: Who owns the moon? A professor of space law elaborates on this question in The Conversation.

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First billion dollar residential listing in US

CNBC's Robert Frank takes viewers to the mountain of Beverly Hills, a plot of land that's bigger than Disneyland, and has a price tag of $1 billion.

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Devastating flash floods put US towns in peril, forcing real estate developers to change strategy

A historic town in Maryland, barely a blip on the map, is a blueprint for developing disaster: real estate development in the face of increasingly wet weather.

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Insane things people will or won’t do for a free home

From living on an all fast-food diet to cutting communication with friends and family, these are the surprising things people are willing to do in exchange for their dream home. 

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Pending home sales fall versus a year ago

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the latest pending home sales data, which ticked up 0.9 percent in June compared to May. It came in lower than June of last year, the sixth straight month of annual declines.

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Pending home sales inch higher in June, but are weaker than last year

Signed contracts to buy existing homes rose 0.9 percent in June but were still 2.5 percent lower compared to a year ago. Pending home sales have been down annually for six straight months.

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Tour the most expensive estate in America

Take an exclusive tour of the $1 billion "Mountain of Beverly Hills" with superbroker Aaron Kirman.

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More intense flash floods hit overdeveloped real estate, destroying small-town America

A historic town in Maryland, barely a blip on the map, is a blueprint for developing disaster: real estate development in the face of increasingly wet weather. CNBC's Diana Olick reports.

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10 great places to try tiny-house living on vacation

The tiny-house trend has spawned hotels that let guests experience what it’s like to live in fully contained homes that can measure less than 200 square feet, USA Today reports on some of their favorite listings. 

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Federal housing chief Watt responds to harassment allegations

CNBC's Diana Olick reports the latest on the harassment allegations towards Federal Housing Finance Agency Director Melvin Watt.

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Compass real estate brokerage disrupts with high-tech, smart 'for sale' sign

Compass brokerage is ready to disrupt the classic "for sale" sign with a high-tech, interactive model that will be available to its 5,000 agents

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How 'for sale' sign redesign is disrupting the real estate market

CNBC's Diana Olick takes a look at how Compass Real Estate Brokerage is using technology to disrupt the housing market.

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Home of the “Braveheart”

It used to belong to Mel Gibson and looks like it belongs in the middle ages. The “Braveheart” actor lived in this massive Connecticut mansion on 75 acres, but now it’s back on the market. Reporter Robert Frank takes you inside the unique property to see what $20 million can buy this side of Scotland.

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Blackstone's Gray on why the firm is pouring cash into the warehousing business

Blackstone's Jonathan Gray said the firm's recent investments in warehousing should prove valuable as more and more consumers go online to shop.

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Housing markets shows signs of cracking. Here's why

The housing market is slowing down, which means in even some of the hottest markets, bidding wars are less fierce.

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Housing market is showing signs of cracking: 'Anything-goes list-price strategy is no longer working'

The housing market is slowing down, which means in even some of the hottest markets, bidding wars are less fierce. 

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International buyers are dropping out of US housing market

An annual survey of U.S. home sales to international buyers saw a sharp drop in the last year. Realtors blame tight supply and high prices, but there may be a political component as well.

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Weekly mortgage applications fall again, as affordability problems persist

Given the increase in supply, noted by the National Association of Realtors in a report this week, purchase demand should be rising more.

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More bad housing news out of California: San Francisco Bay Area June home sales plummet as prices surge

The median price of a Bay Area home sold in June hit $875,000, up 12.9 percent compared with June 2017. That is the highest price on record. Annual price gains over the last six months were twice what they were a year ago.

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This source of fast cash can either strengthen your finances or destroy them

A home equity line of credit can be a lifesaver in an emergency. Used improperly, it can destroy your wallet. Here's what you should know.

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New home sales down 5.3% in June

CNBC's Rick Santelli and Diana Olick report the latest read on new home sales.

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Home Sales Declining in Southern California

Rising prices caused home sales in California to drop to a four-year low

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Mortgage apps fall 1% as affordability concerns looms

CNBC's Diana Olick sifts through the latest data on housing and outlook on mortgage rates.

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US housing market needs more supply to tame prices: Expert

U.S. home sales fell for a third straight month in June but a shortage of supply pushed up house prices to a record high, sidelining some potential buyers. Lawrence Yun from National Association of Realtors weighs in.

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Southern California home sales crash, a warning sign to the nation

Sales of both new and existing houses and condominiums in Southern California dropped 11.8 percent year over year, as prices shot up to a record high, according to CoreLogic.

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Trump’s sons press ahead with near $200 million investment for Scottish golf course

The U.S. president bought the land on Scotland's east coast in 2006.

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It's not easy selling a property in London’s sluggish market

Selling a property in London's sluggish market is not easy.

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The low-priced home shortage continues

The shortage continues for homes priced $250,000 or less. This is especially troublesome for first time homeowners and families looking to upgrade. 

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Move over, New York — Chicago is the new 'rat capital' of America

New York City has long been considered rat central. But, a new study reveals that Chicago has taken over as "rat capital" of America, USA Today reports.

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What's driving the home sales drop? Experts weigh in

Susan Wachter, University of Pennsylvania Wharton School real estate professor, and Aaron Terrazas, Zillow senior economist, discuss the state of the housing market.

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Can’t afford a bigger home? Try renting out the one you have

Today’s housing market is so competitive and pricey that more and more homeowners who want to move up are renting their current homes in order to pay for a bigger one.

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Blue states must cut taxes or face a population drop, says Citadel's Ken Griffin

Citadel’s Ken Griffin says the Trump tax plan's cap on property, state and local income tax deductions will hurt Northern states and high-end home values in those geographies.

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Existing home sales down 0.6% in June

CNBC's Diana Olick reports the latest read on existing home sales.

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E-House comes to market in Hong Kong

The property services firm might be a fairly attractive story, but there are also points of concern to take into account, says Peter Churchouse at Portwood Capital.

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This Old West ghost town in California just sold for $1.4 million—take a look around

Near Death Valley, Cerro Gordo was first mined for silver in 1865. Take a look inside.

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Here's the salary you need to live in the country's priciest ZIP codes

Ready to rub elbows with the upper crust in Greenwich or Beverly Hills? Here's what it takes to live in the country's priciest towns. 

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Cramer Remix: Don’t despair about the transports’ weakness

Jim Cramer explains why investors shouldn’t worry about the slumping transportation stocks after United Continental’s quarter.

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Cramer's take on retail REIT stocks: Their 'remarkable comeback' might not be worth your cash

Jim Cramer says the retail resurgence is boosting business at affiliated real estate investment trusts, but says he's not enthusiastic about REIT stocks just yet.

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Retail REIT stocks worth your time?

Jim Cramer says the retail resurgence is boosting business at affiliated real estate investment trusts, but says he's not enthusiastic about REIT stocks just yet.

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Cramer's take on retail REIT stocks: Their 'remarkable comeback' might not be worth your cash

Jim Cramer says the retail resurgence is boosting business at affiliated real estate investment trusts, but says he's not enthusiastic about REIT stocks just yet.

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Student, senior, storage real estate could withstand Fed's interest rates

Chris Merrill, Harrison Street Real Estate CEO, discusses the impact the Federal Reserve could have on the real estate industry if it continues to raise interest rates.

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Luxury London homes are being sold in bulk as demand drops

London’s luxury developers are selling off homes in bulk to corporate landlords after a drop in demand for expensive new-build homes among individual buyers, the Financial Times reports.  

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Don't be duped by these insurance myths. It can be costly

Common misconceptions include what auto and homeowner's policies cover.

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Mortgage applications fall 2.5% as buyers struggle to find affordable homes

New buyers are clearly struggling, and that is apparent in the type of loans for which they are applying.

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Cramer Remix: Don’t despair about the transports’ weakness

Jim Cramer explains why investors shouldn’t worry about the slumping transportation stocks after United Continental’s quarter.

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June housing starts down 12.3% vs. down 2.2% est.

CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest numbers on housing starts and building permits.

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Mortgage applications down 2.5% vs. previous week

CNBC's Diana Olick breaks down the latest data on the housing market.

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Discussing the 'home-owning mania' in China

Alan Jin of Mizuho Securities Asia explains why investors should not focus on housing price growth when looking at China's property developers.

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CBRE on China's property market

Henry Chin of CBRE says the trade war between Washington and Beijing has had a "fairly benign" impact on China's commercial real estate market for now.

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Airbnb condemns New York City's 'bellhop politics,' threatens legal retaliation

In advance of a City Council vote on Wednesday that will impose strict regulation on Airbnb in NYC,  policy and public affairs head Chris Lehane launched into an impassioned diatribe.

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CSX shares gain after strong earning results

CNBC's Contessa Brewer reports on CSX's earnings announcement.

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US lumber producers see huge opportunity, rush to expand

With demand for lumber on the rise and Canadian imports falling, U.S. producers are trying to expand their businesses. 

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Homebuilder sentiment, still high, stalls as tariffs, labor and land drive up costs

Homebuilders are facing rising costs for land, labor and materials, especially with new tariffs on Chinese steel and aluminum in addition to duties imposed on Canadian lumber last year.

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Here's what it costs to live in the country's priciest towns

Ready to rub elbows with the upper crust in Greenwich or Beverly Hills? Here's what it takes to live in the country's priciest towns. 

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After Hurricane Maria, foreclosures in Puerto Rico stopped. They’re starting again

There's a new crisis sweeping across Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria: A wave of foreclosures, The New York Times reports.

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Lumber companies ramp up production to meet demand

CNBC's Diana Olick reports the price of lumber is climbing, thanks in part to tariffs on Canadian lumber and that is prompting some U.S. companies to ramp up production.

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Want to buy a house? How long you'll have to save depends on where you live

For the average renter buying the median-priced home in America, it will take about 6½ years to save for a 20 percent mortgage down payment. But it could take more than two or three decades in some places.

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The housing shortage may be turning, warning of a price bubble

The supply of homes for sale in the second quarter of 2018, the all-important spring market, rose at three times the rate of the same period last year, according to Trulia, a real estate listing and research company.

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South Dakota is the best state to retire in. Here's the rest of the list

Wondering where to spend your golden years? A new ranking lists the best states

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Homebuyers fuel jump in mortgage applications, as more listings finally emerge

After falling for two straight weeks, mortgage application volume rose 2.5 percent last week, seasonally adjusted, compared to the previous week. The increase was driven entirely by purchase applications.

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The perception of Hong Kong is 'slightly changing': Chief executive

Carrie Lam, chief executive of Hong Kong, also discusses her plans to provide "decent" and "affordable" housing for citizens.

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IndyMac Bank: Could a collapse like that happen again?

It's been 10 years since the collapse of Indymac Bank, CNBC's Jane Wells goes on a look back in this special report outside the former Pasadena headquarters.

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This is why millennial's can't buy homes

Homeownership among millennials is lower than their parents and grandparents. Here's why.

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Mortgage applications rise 2.5% as more homes hit the market

CNBC's Diana Olick breaks down the latest numbers on home mortgage applications.

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Disney is building a new headquarters in downtown Manhattan

Disney is expanding its Manhattan property to now include 4 Hudson Square, according to the New York Business Journal. 

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Homeowners are sitting on a record amount of cash at $5.8 trillion — but still not tapping it

Homeowners are gaining thousands of dollars in available equity to tap, but they are taking out very little. It may be that they don't know how much they have or that they are generally more conservative after the last housing crash.

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Trump will lose this $48,000 tax break in New York by living in the White House: Report

Trump expells 60 Russians from the U.S. in solidarity with Britain over a nerve agent attack on Sergei Skripal.

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San Francisco house prices explode in the first half of 2018 as tech boom shows no signs of slowing

The average price of a house in San Francisco grew by $205,000 in the first half of 2018, according to data from the MLS compiled by local real estate agency Paragon.

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The top places Chinese millionaires want to move

CNBC's Robert Frank breaks down the top places where Chinese millionaires want to move and why.

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Inside Charleston's most expensive mansion for sale

CNBC's Robert Frank takes us inside the $16 million Sword Gate House, the most expensive and oldest mansion in Charleston, South Carolina, built in the 1800s.

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Warren Buffett's California beach house is still on sale for $11 million—take a look inside

Warren Buffett bought this Laguna Beach, Calif., house for $150,000 in 1971. Now it's on sale for $11 million.

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The impact of the US-China trade spat on real estate investment

Carrie Law of Juwai.com says the demand for overseas commercial property investment remains strong among China's high net worth individuals.

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Mortgage applications drop despite dip in rates

CNBC's Diana Olick reports the latest on mortgage applications.

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Interest rates are dropping, but it's not enough to lure homeowners back into the mortgage market

A significant drop in mortgage interest rates was not enough to entice homeowners to refinance their loans last week. 

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Manhattan real estate has worst second quarter since financial crisis

A huge pipeline of new condos,  a dwindling number foreigner buyers, volatile stock markets and tax changes that make New York less attractive may be hurting Manhattan real estate sales. 

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Home prices make biggest jump in four years

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on home values jumping 7.1 percent in June compared with a year ago, the biggest annual jump in four years.

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Manhattan real estate continues to slide

CNBC's Robert Frank reports on how New York City real estate fared in the second quarter of 2018.

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Home prices make the biggest jump in four years

As the supply of homes for sale continues to fall, prices are heating up at the fastest pace in years. 

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Rising costs could hurt entry level housing supply

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on outlook for the housing market in the second half of the year.

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Here are the 10 worst states to start a new business

SmartAsset has compiled a list of the top 10 U.S. cities attracting the most inbound retiree relocators for 2018.

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Rising risks to real estate in Baton Rouge

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on efforts to mitigate rising risks to real estate due to more extreme weather events in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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Rising Risks: Baton Rouge emerges from devastating floods to lead the battle against rising water

After catastrophic flooding, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, is not just rethinking how to rebuild but reimagining how to live.

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This $42.5 million Nantucket mansion is 12 homes in one

CNBC's Robert Frank reports on a new $42.5 million mansion that hit the market in Nantucket, which is now more expensive than the Hamptons.

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Weekly mortgage applications fall sharply as potential home buyers drop out

More new listings are coming on the market this summer, but buyers are bumping up against high prices and multiple offers.

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These are the cities where homeowners made the most money selling their homes last year

Homeowners in West Coast cities such as San Francisco, Los Angeles and San Jose, California, made the most money selling their homes in 2017.

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Existing home sales slip due to affordability crisis

Aaron Terrazas, Zillow senior economist, sheds light on the housing affordability crisis causing existing home sale contracts to slip in May.

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Weekly mortgage applications took a sharp fall

More listings are coming on the market this summer, but buyers are bumping up against high prices and multiple offers.

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Pending home sales drop for fifth straight month in May

Home sales are heating up on the Massachusetts vacation island and dollar volume could exceed $1 billion this year.

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Housing market remains strong despite rising rates, says Lennar executive chairman

Stuart Miller, Lennar executive chairman, provides insight to the housing market amid a rising rate environment.

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Pay off your mortgage for a better retirement, advisor says

Should you pay off your mortgage before your retirement? Financial advisor Winnie Sun weighs in on how to do it. 

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Remodeling your home? Here's why it will cost you more

With more homeowners staying put, the costs to update and enlarge are increasing.

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Home price gains ease in April: S&P Case-Shiller

The heat appears to be coming off home prices, albeit very slightly. 

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New home sales growth concentrated in more affordable south: Expert

Patrick Newport, IHS Markit executive director of U.S. economics, and Susan Wachter, University of Pennsylvania Wharton real estate professor, discuss the jump in new home sales in May. All the growth in new home sales is in the south where housing is affordable.

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New home sales still well below historic norms of demand

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on May's jump in new home sales.

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How Hudson Yards is going to change the NYC landscape

Jeff Blau, Related Companies CEO and partner, sits down with Diana Olick to give an update on Hudson Yards and how the future of cities will impact the future of working.

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Cannes: How one city is capitalizing on big festivals

Cannes, France is home to some of the biggest festivals in the film and advertising industries, CNBC’s Elizabeth Schulze reports about how the economic impact of these events goes beyond the main stage.

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Mortgage applications jump 5.1% as interest rates settle

The gain in mortgage applications was driven by applications to refinance a home loan.

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High net worth wealth gains in 2017 show Asia is a leader: Capgemini

David Wilson of Capgemini Financial Services says China, Japan and India all showed solid gains among high net worth individuals in 2017, led by stock market rallies and diversified investments.

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CoStar Group: More millennials are moving out of their parent’s place

Due to the strength of the job market, fewer young adults lived with their parents in 2017 than in 2016, new data shows.

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Some borrowers recently returned to the mortgage market

The gain in mortgage applications was driven by applications to refinance a home loan.

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US existing home sales fall for second straight month

Existing home sales were expected to increase in May.

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A $24 million tear down on Nantucket? Home prices on the island breaking records this summer

Home sales are heating up on the Massachusetts vacation island and dollar volume could exceed $1 billion this year.

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A look ahead for Australia's housing market

David Bassanese of BetaShares Capital says the general trend for Australia's housing market is lower prices for now, with a potential central bank interest rate hike next year bringing further headwinds.

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This researcher says Country Garden has done 'pretty good'

Sigrid Zialcita of Cushman & Wakefield says property developer Country Garden has managed to sustain its growth path through a "diverse" exposure to different markets.

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A Kmart store opens inside a Sears store in Brooklyn, and more may be on the way

The department store chain is also about to start testing mini Sears shops, selling appliances, inside its Kmart locations.

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New home construction booms to a near 11-year high in May

U.S. homebuilding accelerated in both single-family and multi-family home construction.

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The foreign demand for Australian commercial property

James Quigley of Cushman & Wakefield says Australia has the "perfect conditions" to attract foreign interest in its commercial real estate market.

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Here are 6 purchases you'll truly regret putting on that credit card

You can pay for nearly anything with credit but here are six expenses to never put on plastic, according to Experian.

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Homebuilder sentiment drops in June due to soaring lumber costs

Lumber prices are 67 percent higher than last year, thanks in part to tariffs placed on Canadian lumber.

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Compass CEO on disrupting homebuying

Robert Reffkin, Compass CEO, discusses the state of the real estate industry and what technology they're bringing to the space.

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Inspirato CEO on helping you find the perfect vacation home

Brent Handler, Inspirato founder and CEO, speaks about how his company helps people lease, manage and maintain their vacation homes as well as matching travelers to luxury homes.

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