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PropertyGuru explores Singapore's property buying sentiment in pandemic era

Access to financing and lower bank loan rates will be particularly critical to younger buyers in Singapore's property market, as the coronavirus pandemic continues to drive ongoing pricing uncertainty, says Hari Krishnan, CEO and managing director at PropertyGuru Group.

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Real estate, bank sectors in Singapore are still competitive, exchange says

Geoff Howie of the Singapore Exchange discusses the competitive outlook for the Straits Times Index and Singapore's banking and real estate sectors.

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Property developers rush to attract Hong Kong residents amid uncertainty over new law

Amid economic recession and uncertainty over China's National Security Law, global real estate firms are trying to get Hong Kong residents to buy abroad.

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Home buying and selling went virtual during the pandemic. Can it stay that way?

Zoom video calls and virtual walkthroughs became real estate mainstays during coronavirus, but the need for physical home tours is not likely to go away.

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Two stocks could be the best play to ride housing boom, says Oppenheimer's Ari Wald

Ari Wald, Oppenheimer head of technical analysis, discusses how to trade the housing sector and several of its ETFs, with CNBC's "Fast Money" traders.

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Looming evictions may soon make 28 million homeless in U.S., expert says

"We have never seen this extent of eviction in such a truncated amount of time in our history," housing expert Emily Benfer said.

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Covid-19 mortgage bailouts drop by 435,000 but extensions increase

The number of homeowners in government and private sector mortgage bailout plans declined for the second straight week, as borrowers who got in earliest saw their plans expire. CNBC's Diana Olick reports.

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Coronavirus mortgage bailout sees biggest one-week decline, but more borrowers are extending terms

The number of homeowners in government and private sector mortgage bailout plans declined for the second straight week, as borrowers who got in earliest saw their plans expire.

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China's economic recovery story is a 'mixed picture': China Beige Book

China's property sector has seen high infrastructure spending in the second quarter, which could further drive inflation up as the country attempts to stimulate economic growth, says Leland Miller of China Beige Book International. But retail and consumption don't look "encouraging", he adds.

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Home sales are 'strongest' in Texas, Arizona and other coronavirus hot spots, Taylor Morrison CEO says

Taylor Morrison saw home sales almost double in June from a year ago. The strong showing was aided by the company's new virtual appointment system amid the pandemic.

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CEO of Century 21 parent says suburban home search is up across the country, following New York's lead

"In every urban geography, the web traffic ... has changed, versus 6 to 12 months ago, to be much more suburban," Realogy CEO Ryan Schneider said.

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'Shark Tank' investor Herjavec: We're about to see biggest exodus from cities in 50 years

"I recently moved out of Los Angeles into a suburban area, and I can tell you on a very personal level, my area is on fire," "Shark Tank" investor Robert Herjavec told CNBC.

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Evictions could hit crisis level—Here's how it's impacting real estate trends

CNBC's Kelly Evans breaks down the threat of evictions amid coronavirus and trends in the housing sector with CNBC's Diana Olick and Ryan Schneider, CEO of Realogy.

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Wells Fargo tells new clients they need $1 million in balances for certain mortgage refinancings

The move shows how Wells Fargo, the largest U.S. mortgage lender and biggest player in jumbo mortgages, is operating under the dual pressures of the coronavirus pandemic and a Federal Reserve cap on its balance sheet.

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New York City rentals experience worst June in more than a decade amid Covid-19 crisis

Data on rentals out of New York City signal a crisis with city residents emptying out fast. CNBC's Robert Frank reports.

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Empty Manhattan apartments reach record levels, landlords slash rent

The number of apartments listed for rent in Manhattan reached record levels in June, as brokers remained unable to host showings and more renters left the city, according to a new report.

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Your income took a hit. Now what?

About half of Americans have lost some household income because of the pandemic. Here's what you can do to strengthen your situation.

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U.S. may need another 1 billion square feet of warehouse space by 2025 as e-commerce booms

With online sales proliferating during the coronavirus pandemic, the U.S. is going to need more warehouses to store hoards of boxes and handle those orders.

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Homebuyer mortgage demand spikes 33% as rates set another record low

After a brief pullback, homebuyers rushed back into the mortgage market last week, taking advantage of record low mortgage rates.

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Homebuilder Taylor Morrison reports record June sales

Ultra-low mortgage rates, a shortage of existing homes for sale and strong demand for new high-tech homes catapulted the homebuilder's sales.

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Here are the housing markets that have been hit the hardest by the pandemic

Jeff Ostrowski, analyst for Bankrate.com, and CNBC's Diana Olick join "Squawk Box" to discuss in which areas of the country the housing market is being hit the hardest amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Homebuyers rush back into the market as mortgage rates hit new low

After a brief pullback, homebuyers rushed back into the mortgage market last week, taking advantage of record low mortgage rates. CNBC's Diana Olick reports.

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Real estate CEO expects 'exodus' of central business districts to last the next two years

As some residents and businesses migrate to the suburbs amid the pandemic, Marcus & Millichap's Hessam Nadji sees a downtown rebound similar to that in the years after 9/11.

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Suburbs outside major cities are in high demand: Marcus & Millichap CEO

Hessam Nadji, Marcus Millichap president and CEO, joins 'Power Lunch' to discuss the new real estate hot spots in the U.S. amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Colony Capital CEO on its shift to digital real estate

CNBC's Leslie Picker talks with Marc Ganzi, Colony Capital president and CEO, on the company's shift to digital real estate.

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Consumers, especially renters, are feeling much better about buying a home

After plunging to nearly the lowest level in its history in April, an index measuring consumer sentiment in the housing market bounced back significantly in June.

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Op-ed: How the widening wealth gap became color-blind

Financial advisor Ivory Johnson, founder of Delancey Wealth Management and a member of the CNBC FA Council, writes this was all bound to happen sooner or later, and that any good thief will steal from anyone he can get his hands on, if he can get away with it time and time again.

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Commercial mortgage delinquencies surged at record monthly rate in June

Delinquencies in commercial mortgage-backed securities jumped by 213 basis points to 3.59% from 1.46%, the largest one-month spike since Fitch Ratings began tracking the metric nearly 16 years ago.

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'Interest-only' mortgages might make sense in some situations, but beware the risks

These mortgages, which proliferated leading up to the financial crisis of 2008-2009, generally come with stricter standards than in the past. Nevertheless, they still come with risk for the buyer.

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Coronavirus mortgage bailouts see largest one-week drop

CNBC's Diana Olick reports the latest regarding the coronavirus mortgage bailout numbers.

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Refinancing your mortgage could put cash in your pocket — here's how to find out if it's right for you

Low rates have many Americans looking to refinance, yet several factors should be taken into consideration before you sign on the dotted line.

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Condo or on-campus? Covid-19 changes the game for the parents of college kids

Buying a property for your college student to live in while they're in school is suddenly a riskier investment because of the pandemic. And costs aside, there are benefits to being on campus.

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Here are five charts tracking the U.S. economy amid the coronavirus pandemic

The United States has reported record increases in coronavirus cases with spikes seen in states well underway in their reopening progress.

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Loans in coronavirus mortgage bailouts see largest weekly decline yet — but there are more red flags

The number of borrowers in government and private sector coronavirus-related mortgage bailouts just fell by the largest weekly volume since these plans were put in place. There are, however, warning signs that the programs could swell again.

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Vietnam markets are very attractive for long-term investors: Strategist

Bill Stoops of Dragon Capital discusses the outlook for Vietnamese markets and why he thinks it is attractive for investors in the long term.

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Accused Jeffrey Epstein sex crimes accomplice Ghislaine Maxwell arrested at $1 million New Hampshire home

Ghislaine Maxwell, an alleged procurer for dead sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, was arrested at a 156-acre property in New Hampshire. Epstein is a former friend of Presidents Donald Trump and Bill Clinton.

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Experts fear the end of eviction moratoriums could plunge thousands of people into homelessness

Eviction moratoriums nationwide are set to expire later this month, potentially thrusting tens of thousands of people into a housing crisis.

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Airbnb cracks down on 'party houses'

Chris Lehane, Airbnb senior vice president for Global Policy and Communications, joins "Closing Bell" to talk about how the platform is reducing unauthorized party homes.

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FC Barcelona star and business partner want to create 100,000 Black millionaires through real estate investing

FC Barcelona soccer star Martin Braithwaite and his business partner Philip Michael want to create 100,000 Black women and millennials into millionaires through real estate investing.

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Manhattan apartment sales worst on record, biggest plunge in 30 years

Manhattan apartment sales in the second quarter saw their biggest decline in 30 years and worst quarter on record as the real estate lockdown and urban flight after the Covid-19 crisis put a freeze on the market.

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Mortgage demand falls for the second straight week, signaling a potential slowdown in the housing recovery

The surge in mortgage demand from homebuyers over the past two months appears to be waning, even as mortgage rates continue to drop.

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Empire State Building owner on New York City's reopening

CNBC's Kelly Evans talks about the path forward for real estate in New York City with Anthony Malkin, CEO of Empire State Realty Trust.

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San Francisco apartment rent prices are dropping fast as tech companies embrace remote work and unemployment rises

According to Zumper, the median rental price for a one-bedroom apartment in San Francisco fell 11.8% year over year, from $3,720 to $3,280, beating May's 9% drop

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Need money? Find cash in these unexpected places

With the U.S. in a recession and the coronavirus pandemic not showing signs of letting up, many Americans may be struggling to come up with much-needed cash.

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Mortgage applications fall for second straight week

CNBC's Diana Olick reports the latest housing data amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

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These 4 numbers show the dramatic racial economic inequality in the U.S.

In many ways that Americans work to establish themselves financially, either through the stock market, net worth or homeownership, Black families trail White families.

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Home prices heated up in April, despite brief sales drop from coronavirus, S&P Case-Shiller says

Home prices strengthened in April, despite a national economic shutdown and a sharp drop in home sales due to the coronavirus.

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Hong Kong's office market is 'under some pressure': Colliers International

Cities like Singapore, Bangalore and Melbourne look the most promising in the Asia-Pacific's office markets, says Andrew Haskins of Colliers International. He also discusses how the Hong Kong office market is currently "under some pressure," with office rents expected to decline for the second consecutive year.

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Pending home sales surge in largest month-over-month gain in 20 years

CNBC's Diana Olick breaks down the record home sales number.

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Pending home sales jump 44.3% from April to May

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the latest pending home sales data, which saw its strongest jump since record-keeping began.

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Pending home sales spike a record 44.3% in May, as homebuyers rush back into the market

Pending home sales spiked a stunning 44.3% in May compared with April, according to the National Association of Realtors. That beat expectations of a 15% rise. Sales were still 5.1% lower compared with May 2019.

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Here are five charts illustrating the U.S. economic recovery amid the coronavirus pandemic

Though states are reporting new surges in Covid-19 cases, pausing reopening measures and even re-instituting business restrictions, specific economic sectors have continued to see improvement.

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Forbearance rise erases roughly half of improvement seen since peak: Expert

CNBC's Kelly Evans discusses the reversal in forbearance declines with Andy Walden of Black Knight.

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Invitation Homes CEO on suburban housing boom, protection for renters

The flight to the suburbs is real and growing as coronavirus changes the way people live. Suburban housing is seeing an uptick and leaving the future of dense metropolitan areas in question. Dallas Tanner, CEO of Invitation Homes, joins "Squawk on the Street" to discuss the trend.

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Coronavirus mortgage bailouts suddenly swell as homeowners face new struggles

After declining for three weeks, the number of borrowers delaying their monthly mortgage payments due to the coronavirus rose sharply.

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Weekly homebuyer mortgage demand ticks down but is still a remarkable 18% higher than a year ago

Total mortgage application volume fell 8.7% last week from the previous week, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.

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Housing market recovery remarkable: Ivy Zelman

CNBC's "Halftime Report" team is joined by Ivy Zelman, CEO of Zelman and Associates, to break down how she views the housing market amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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How the pandemic has affected the commercial real estate business

Ivan Kaufman, Arbor Trust Realty CEO, joins "Squawk on the Street" to discuss how the coronavirus pandemic has changed the real estate business.

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Cadre CEO: Covid-19 will impact certain real estate asset classes unevenly

Cadre is a technology platform for commercial real estate investing. Ryan Williams, co-founder and CEO of Cadre, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss how the sector is faring during the pandemic.

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Mortgage demand pulls back slightly despite record-low interest rates

CNBC's Diana Olick reports the mortgage application data.

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Kevin O'Leary on small business rent negotiations amid the pandemic

Kevin O’Leary, chairman of O’Shares ETFs and co-host of “Shark Tank," how small businesses are handling the shuttering of the economy as businesses attempt to reopen around the country.

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Housing market should 'cool off' later in year, Moody's economist Zandi says

Moody's Analytics chief economist Mark Zandi discussed the housing market on CNBC's "Power Lunch."

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We will get stronger existing home sales moving forward, says Moody's Mark Zandi

Mark Zandi, Moody's Analytics chief economist, join 'Power Lunch' to discuss the housing market rebound and why he's cautious.

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May home sales jumped more than 16% as homebuyers seek better tech and more space

New home sales jumped more 16% in May. CNBC's Diana Olick reports on what's behind the move.

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Homebuilders see strongest May sales in over a decade, but they have a big problem

Sales of newly built homes jumped far more than expected in May, according to the U.S. Census. After slowing dramatically in March, as the coronavirus shut down the economy, they posted the strongest May pace since 2007, a recovery that surprised even the builders themselves. But housing starts were not nearly as strong, and builders are struggling to meet this new demand.

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New home sales jump 16.6% in May, vs. 1.9% expected

CNBC's Rick Santelli and Diana Olick report on the latest home sales data, which came in stronger than expected.

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Cramer on real estate: 'We're not ready for the boarding up of America'

CNBC's "Squawk on the Street" crew discusses the how the commercial real estate sector, including shopping malls, is holding up during the coronavirus pandemic.

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New York City real estate prices could correct further, says Bess Freedman

Bess Freedman, CEO of Brown Harris Stevens, joins "Power Lunch" to discuss the real estate market in Manhattan.

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Home sales down 26.6% vs. one year ago

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the latest round of home sales data for the month of May 2020.

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Here's how much you'll really need to buy your first home (Hint: It's more than you think)

You may be saving up for a down payment, but that's not the only cash you'll have to come up with before you get the keys to your new place.

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Existing home sales plunge in May, but Realtors think that was the bottom

Sales were down 26.6% annually. That is the largest annual decline since 1982, when interest rates were about 18%.

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Howard Lorber on the future of NYC real estate as the state reopens

Howard Lorber, executive chairman of Douglas Elliman and CEO of the Vector Group, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss the state of the New York City real estate market amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Manhattan real estate prices could drop 10% this year as New York City attempts to reopen

New York City is the largest real estate market in the country and it's also the last to reopen. CNBC's Robert Frank joins "Squawk Box" from the top of a new condo tower on Park Avenue with the details.

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Here are five charts that track how the U.S. economy is recovering from coronavirus

With states continuing to lift coronavirus restrictions, people across the U.S. have felt more comfortable traveling, taking transit, eating out and even moving to a new home.

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Major real estate firms step up to save Black and Hispanic internships that coronavirus wiped out

For the past few weeks, Cedric Bobo, a former investment executive with the Carlyle Group, has spent the better part of his days on video calls, welcoming mostly Black and Hispanic students to paid summer internship programs.

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A tale of two recessions: Some Americans thrive as others suffer

The recession is playing out much differently across wealth, race and gender divides. Some are bearing the brunt of the economic contagion, while others hardly feel a thing.

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Bailout mortgages down for third straight week

CNBC's Diana Olick reports the latest housing data, including mortgage forbearance numbers.

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Coronavirus mortgage bailout shrinks further, but bank-held loans are faring worse

The numbers of borrower seeking relief on their mortgage payments has fallen for the third straight week, as more Americans go back to work and cities reopens.

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Don't think the coronavirus crisis will spark exodus out of London, Taylor Wimpey CEO says

Taylor Wimpey CEO Peter Redfern discusses the company's £500 million ($626 million) fundraising initiative for land purchases, and talks about the outlook for the propetry market.

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Backyard office spaces gaining popularity after coronavirus pandemic

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the rising interest in remodeling homes.

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The flight to the suburbs is real and growing, as coronavirus changes the way people live

If millennials once piled into the cities, fueling downtown renewal and growth, apparently they are now piling out. The stay-at-home orders brought on by coronavirus have more potential homebuyers looking for properties in the suburbs. Millennials are now the largest cohort of buyers.

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Billionaire Rick Caruso on reopening amid protests and Covid-19 spikes

Billionaire businessman and philanthropist Rick Caruso joins "Squawk on the Street" to discuss reopening his properties as protests continue and coronavirus cases grow.

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Taubman files counterclaim against Simon Property for deal termination

CNBC's David Faber reports the latest on the dispute between Taubman Centers and Simon Property on acquisition agreement.

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Manhattan apartment contracts fall more than 80% in May, Florida surges

A decline in sales contracts in Manhattan and jump in Florida suggests that the migration to the Sunshine State could accelerate as coronavirus restrictions ease.

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Opinion: A tax credit for home improvements is vital in the coronavirus era

Congress has an opportunity to recognize the unique importance of the home in American life, boost the economy, and help families rebuild their wealth by providing a tax credit to make home improvements more affordable.

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US economy bouncing back quite sharply, Opimas CEO says

Octavio Marenzi, CEO of Opimas, discusses the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on household finances and banking.

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Housing starts rose 4.3% in May, versus 22.3% increase expected

CNBC's Rick Santelli and Diana Olick break down the latest economic data, including May housing starts and building permits.

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Home purchase applications spike to an 11-year high

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

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Homebuyer mortgage demand spikes to 11-year high, as rates hit another record low

Buyers are rushing back into the housing market, enticed by record low mortgage rates and a coronavirus-induced need to nest like never before.

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15. Better.com

Better.com uses smart technology to simplify the process of getting a mortgage and becoming a homeowner, from applying and processing to underwriting and closing.

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8. SoFi

SoFi is a personal finance company that provides student loan refinancing, mortgages and personal loans, as well as investing and banking services that are catered to millennials.

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Low rates, low supply and urban flight boost homebuilders

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on homebuilder sentiment with comments from Lennar's executive chairman.

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NAHB housing market index climbs to 58 vs. 46 expected

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the latest round of homebuilder data which came in stronger than expected.

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Homebuilder sentiment posts biggest monthly surge ever, a sign housing is rebounding from coronavirus

Builder sentiment jumped a striking 21 points in June to 58, the largest monthly increase ever in the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index.

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WeWork is talking to NYC private schools about holding classes in offices this fall, CEO says

This would allow schools to hold in-person classes while reducing the density among students, WeWork CEO Sandeep Mathrani told CNBC.

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Five charts that track economic recovery in the U.S.

As the U.S. economy makes further progress in recovering from the harsh blow of the coronavirus pandemic, certain industries are showing signs of recovery.

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Why this investor is betting against commercial real estate in NYC

CNBC's Leslie Picker discusses on hedge fund bets with Jonathan Litt of Land and Buildings, who says the New York office market faces "an existential hurricane."

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'A little early to tell' if UK property market will see surge in Hong Kong buyers: Knight Frank

The U.K. property market is seeing "greenshoots" of recovery even as transactions are expected to decline by 40% in 2020, says Nicholas Holt at Knight Frank. He adds that while the market has recently seen more enquiries from Hong Kong buyers, it is "a little early to tell" how many of them will become actual transactions on the back of the U.K.'s pledge to offer British national overseas passport ...

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Covid-19 mortgage bailouts shrink for second week

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the latest mortgage forbearance news amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Active mortgage forbearances fall 112,000 from May 22 peak

CNBC's Diana Olick reports the latest housing data, including new mortgage forbearance numbers.

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Coronavirus mortgage bailout shrinks for the second straight week

The number of borrowers in coronavirus-related mortgage relief programs fell for the second straight week, as cities began to reopen and some Americans went back to work.

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Outlook for the Australian economy is constructive as relief measures drive recovery: Stockland CEO

The Australian government's coronavirus relief measures have been successful in stimulating housing demand in the country, says Mark Steinert, CEO of Stockland. He says that taking into account other targeted stimulus measures and the accelerated pace of reopening, his "overarching view is constructive" going into 2021.

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Fed holds rates near zero — here's exactly what that means for your wallet

For consumers with good credit, historically low interest rates on mortgages and credit cards are an asset. But riskier borrowers are shut out of the relief.

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Quicken Loans, the largest U.S. mortgage lender, is planning an IPO, sources say

The company, founded and owned by Detroit billionaire Dan Gilbert, has filed its IPO prospectus confidentially, sources said.

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Mortgage rates fall below three percent for the first time ever

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on what's behind the fall in mortgage rates as the markets continue to head lower.

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Manhattan's empty apartments: New leases plunge 62% in May

Manhattan had its worst May in a decade for new rentals, as New Yorkers leave the city and the real estate industry remains in lockdown.

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Mortgage rates set new record low, falling below 3% as concerns rise about coronavirus second wave

Barely a week ago it looked like mortgage rates were finally breaking higher, but in a sudden reversal, they just set a new record low.

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CEOs are offering plans and investments to address racial inequality after George Floyd death

Business leaders spoke out to condemn racial inequality following George Floyd's death. Here are plans from the CEOs of Walmart, Bank of America and others to try to be part of the solution.

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Increased savings amid lockdown could put pressure on retail banks, analyst says

James Longsdon, managing director of Fitch Ratings, discusses the European banking sector.

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Here's what negative interest rates from Fed would mean for you

For everyday Americans, negative interest rates would likely mean lower mortgage and credit card rates but even lower returns on savings, if any at all.

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Purchase mortgage applications rise for eighth straight week

CNBC's Diana Olick reports the latest mortgage application data.

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Mortgage demand from homebuyers amazes again, now up 13% annually despite rising rates

Rising interest rates did nothing to deter an onslaught of mortgage demand from homebuyers: Applications for loans to purchase a home rose 5% last week.

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As NYC reopens, Hudson Yards takes high-tech precautions

As New York City reopens for business, so too will offices in the city's largest new real estate development, Hudson Yards. It will not, however, be business as usual.

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Five charts that track the U.S. economy amid reopening progress

As states gradually reopen, the U.S. economy is showing signs of life after one of the most significant downturns in history.

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Zillow data shows owners of vacation rentals are now looking for longer-term renters

Zillow has seen significant increases in listing for furnished rentals and rentals of six-months or less, a sign that Airbnb hosts have pivoted to the long-term rental market as a result of the coronavirus's impact on the tourism industry.

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Mortgage rates spike on shocking jobs report

CNBC's Diana Olick breaks down the spike in mortgage rates.

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The IRS is giving you more time to invest in this new tax-advantaged strategy

Qualified opportunity funds give investors a tax-advantaged way to pour money into economically distressed areas. The IRS is giving these taxpayers until the end of the year to select the projects they will back.

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The recovery from the coronavirus sure looks V-shaped, going by these charts

A better-than-expected jobs report is the latest data point that shows a possible quick recovery for the U.S. economy.

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'It's going to be ugly,' analyst says as mortgage rates suddenly spike on shocking jobs report

What's good news for the U.S. economy is suddenly bad news for mortgage rates. A far-better-than-expected May employment report only added to a growing sell-off in the bond market, pushing bond yields to the highest level since March. Mortgage rates loosely follow the yield on the 10-year Treasury.

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Coronavirus-fueled wave of foreclosures is unlikely, says Mortgage Bankers Association CEO

Bob Broeksmit, CEO of the Mortgage Bankers Association, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss the state of the housing market amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Mortgage bailout total shrinks for first time since start of pandemic

The number of borrowers in both government and private-label mortgage forbearance programs dropped by 34,000 last week, according to new numbers from Black Knight, a mortgage technology and data provider. CNBC's Diana Olick reports.

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Government's mortgage bailout tally shrinks for the first time since the coronavirus hit

Fewer borrowers are now in mortgage relief programs that allow them to delay their monthly payments due to the coronavirus crisis. The mortgage market, however, is not out of the woods yet. Far from it.

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Here's what may be next for businesses skipping rent payments

Commercial rent may be in trouble as businesses struggle to make payments. Heather Long of The Washington Post joins CNBC's Kelly Evans to break down commercial retail rents.

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Mortgage demand from homebuyers jumps 18%, as interest rates set another record low

The numbers get stronger each week as homebuyers rush back into the market, hoping to get their hands on what few homes there are for sale. Another record-low mortgage rate didn't hurt.

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Chairman of McKinsey Global Institute on racial wealth gap

James Manyika, chairman of the McKinsey Global Institute, joins "Closing Bell" to discuss what companies can do to address the racial wealth gap.

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New York City's signed real estate contracts decrease by 87 percent in May 2020

CNBC's Robert Frank reports on how the New York City real estate market is getting hit by the coronavirus pandemic and what the forecast looks like.

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Manhattan real estate deals plunge 84% in May amid coronavirus, protests

Real estate contracts for Manhattan apartments dropped by 84% in May and early data shows a flight to the suburbs.

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Military families face housing limbo during Covid-19 crisis

Coronavirus lockdowns across the nation and overseas have put many U.S. military families in a tough spot when it comes to housing, with "stop-movement" orders leaving service members scheduled to transfer between bases stuck in limbo with two mortgages or leases to pay. But there is help available from the Defense Department, service relief organizations and non-profit groups.

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Home purchase applications spike as mortgage rates fall

CNBC's Diana Olick reports the latest mortgage application data.

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Student housing in the UK is no longer a 'bullet-proof' investment after the coronavirus crisis

Student accommodation has been a "bullet-proof" investment, but experts predict it's now on track for a year of disruption due to the coronavirus crisis and its impact on the property market.

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Redfin CEO: People are refiguring where they want to live

Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman joins CNBC's Kelly Evans to discuss how real estate is being impacted by the pandemic and protests.

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First annual home value drop in nine years predicted

CNBC's Diana Olick discusses the future of home prices.

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Home prices in April saw biggest gain in 2 years, but they're expected to drop by next year

Home sales may have slowed to a trickle, as much of the national economy shut down in the face of the coronavirus pandemic, but home prices did just the opposite.

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Short-term rental market faces consolidation as start-ups and small landlords offload properties

Venture-funded companies and mom and pop businesses in the short-term rental market are offloading properties after the coronavirus dramatically curtailed travel.

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Five charts that track the U.S. economy as states reopen

As states gradually reopen, the U.S. economy is showing signs of life after one of the most significant downturns in history.

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Here's how retirement communities are adapting to a post-Covid 19 world

Given the outsized risk that the coronavirus poses to older individuals, age-restricted communities — i.e., those for the 55-plus or 60-plus demographic — are retooling how they operate.

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Housing stocks: What the charts say to watch before jumping in to the homebuilders rally

Homebuilders are on track for their best quarter ever. Miller Tabak's Matt Maley is watching the commodity market to determine where they head next.

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Grocery stores operate well in good and bad times, real estate investor says

Brady Welch, founding partner of Slate Asset Management, discusses the real estate market in Europe.

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Singapore commercial REITs may yield between 4%-4.5% post-pandemic: Keppel REIT CEO

If bond rates and borrowing costs remain low post-pandemic, investors could see yields shift to around 4%-4.5% range for commercial real estate investment trusts (REITs) in Singapore, says Paul Tham, CEO of Keppel REIT Management.

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LGI Homes CEO Eric Lipar on U.S. home sales

Eric Lipar, CEO of LGI Homes, joins "Closing Bell" to discuss U.S. home sales amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Covid-19 stimulating secular shift in where households live: CFRA director of research

Ken Leon, CFRA director of research and industry analyst, joins 'Power Lunch' to discuss the state of the housing markets amid the coronavirus pandemic and which homebuilders are more likely to withstand the current situation.

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Pandemic squeezes already low housing supply

CNBC's Kelly Evans and Diana Olick discuss the home shortage and the health of the housing market amid the pandemic with Tim Mayopoulos, former Fannie Mae CEO.

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Zillow CEO: 'We're not really seeing' people bolt from cities to suburbs yet due to coronavirus

"What we're seeing is lots more activity and a lot of dissatisfaction with where people are living right now," Zillow CEO Richard Barton told CNBC.

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Zillow CEO Richard Barton on post-pandemic home buying trends

Richard Barton, CEO of Zillow, joins "Squawk on the Street" to discuss home buying as the economy reopens.

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Demand for mortgage bailout slows to a trickle despite continuing coronavirus fallout

Despite record-high unemployment and massive economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, fewer homeowners appear to be struggling to make their monthly mortgage payments now than at the start of the crisis.

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Why New York real estate guru Bill Rudin is confident companies will return to the office

Bill Rudin, co-chairman and CEO of Rudin Management Company and chairman of the Real Estate Board of New York, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss the state of real estate and what the coronavirus pandemic means for New York.

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'Shark Tank' investor Kevin O'Leary says companies will 'save a ton of money' from remote working

"Productivity is significantly higher when you give people what they want," Kevin O'Leary told CNBC.

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Why homebuilders are winning the Covid-19 race to recovery

The housing market appears to be a surprise and early winner in the race to economic recovery from Covid-19 and it is starting with the nation's homebuilders, which have seen their stocks rise sharply over the past month. CNBC's Diana Olick reports.

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Kevin O'Leary: Remote work will become the norm and it will save companies money

Kevin O’Leary, chairman of O’Shares ETFs and co-host of “Shark Tank," joins "Squawk Box" to discuss where he thinks the future of work is heading in the aftermath of the coronavirus pandemic.

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An entire village in Sweden is on sale for just over $7 million — take a look

The coronavirus pandemic may have brought most of the global property market to a standstill but in Sweden, which never fully went into lockdown, a village has gone up for sale for 70 million Swedish krona ($7.3 million).

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Trading Nation: Homebuilders surge 44% this quarter, here's where it could be headed

Matt Maley of Miller Tabak and Gina Sanchez of Chantico Global discuss housing stocks with Seema Mody.

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Millionaires cut spending, postpone big purchases for at least a year

A majority of American millionaires say they plan to spend less this summer than in years past, according to the Q2 CNBC Millionaire Survey. Real estate, new cars and vacations are the expenses they are most likely to put on hold.

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Pending home sales fell 21.8% in April

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the latest pending home sales data for the month of April.

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Pending home sales plummet in April, but demand is showing signs of a rebound

April pending home sales see the largest drop in the survey's history, but Realtors are actually upgrading their 2020 forecast.

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One under-the-radar stock could be best way to play housing rebound

Homebuilder stocks are building on a breakout, and Todd Gordon of Ascent Wealth Partners sees one name that could ride the wave.

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Purchase mortgage applications rise to levels from before coronavirus pandemic

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the latest housing market numbers.

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Cushman & Wakefield CEO Brett White on workplace return

Brett White, executive chairman and CEO of Cushman & Wakefield, joins "Squawk on the Street" to discuss employees returning to their office spaces.

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Home purchase applications have risen 54% since early April

CNBC's Diana Olick reports the latest mortgage application numbers.

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Mortgage demand from homebuyers shows unexpectedly strong and quick recovery, as applications spike 9% from a year ago

It's not as if the coronavirus pandemic has gone away, but after a sharp pullback, homebuyers are now piling back into the housing market much faster than expected.

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Fertitta says closed restaurants should not pay full rent: 'Everyone needs to feel some pain'

Landry's CEO told "Power Lunch" on Tuesday that landlords should not expect restaurants that have been closed due to coronavirus restrictions to pay rent.

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New home sales strongest in homes priced below $300,000

CNBC's Diana Olick breaks down the latest new home sales amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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New home sales rose slightly in April, defying expectations of a huge 22% drop, as prices fall

In perhaps one of the brightest economic readings since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, sales of newly built homes rose nearly 1% in April compared with March, according to the U.S. Census. While that may not seem like a lot, they were expected to fall 22%.

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New home sales for April come in much stronger than expected

CNBC's Rick Santelli and Diana Olick detail the latest housing data which saw April new home sales increase.

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Home prices gained strength as coronavirus shut down economy in March, S&P Case-Shiller says

Home prices were still gaining steam in March, as the country began shutting down in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Expect many post-pandemic bankruptcies, says Related Companies' Stephen Ross

Real estate continues to undergo massive changes because of the Covid-19 pandemic. Stephen Ross, founder and chairman of Related Companies and owner of the Miami Dolphins, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss what changes are coming to the industry.

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At first, some who took the mortgage bailout didn't need it, but now most do

As of this week, 4.75 million homeowners are in government or private sector mortgage forbearance programs, according to Black Knight. That is 9% of all mortgages outstanding. New analysis, however, shows a large share of these borrowers initially didn't need the bailout, but now more do.

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Offices could be emptier in the future as people work from home. Here's what investors need to know

With most people working from home, and some employers mulling such an arrangement even post-pandemic, the future looks uncertain for office commercial space.

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Businesses have opportunity to find 'hybrid solution' around working from home: ThirdWay founder

Ben Gillam, founder of ThirdWay, discusses the shift toward remote working amid the coronavirus crisis.

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Coronavirus pandemic sparks real estate bidding wars

Real estate bidding wars are on the rise amid the pandemic due to the drop in the supply of houses available for sale.

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Without the consumer, U.S. economy is 'dead in the water': Strategist

Danielle DiMartino Booth from research firm Quill Intelligence tells "Capital Connection" why a consumer-led recovery is the most likely post-pandemic scenario for the U.S.

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Bidding wars in a pandemic? Housing is heating up fast

After the housing market nearly shut down in April, competition is back with a fury. States are loosening social distancing restrictions and homebuyers are rushing out to open houses again. The trouble is, they're not finding much to buy.

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We're not seeing a decline in home prices: Coldwell Banker Real Estate CEO

CNBC's Kelly Evans and Diana Olick break down existing home sales dropping to lowest levels in nearly 10 years with Ryan Gorman of Coldwell Banker Real Estate.

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The Mall of America hasn't paid its mortgage in two months

Retailers aren't the only ones struggling to pay the bills.

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Work-from-home won't replace company offices, argues CEO whose tenants include Google and Snap

"The ability to mentor younger employees" and develop company culture are "very difficult to do" over videoconferencing, Boston Properties CEO Owen Thomas told CNBC on Thursday.

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Existing home sales post largest decline since 2010

CNBC's Diana Olick breaks down the latest existing home sales data, which saw a sharp decline due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Home sales dropped nearly 18% in April, while decline in inventory pushed prices to a record high

The economic fallout from the coronavirus hit the housing market hard in April.

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Boston Properties CEO on pandemic's impact on commercial real estate sector

The pandemic is reshaping the workplace, which is now more flexible and remote. Owen Thomas, CEO of Boston Properties, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss whether it could have a lasting impact on the commercial real estate market.

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Virtual real estate viewings won't replace seeing homes in person, Uncle CEO says

Ryan Prince, CEO of Uncle, says home sales and rentals have been "pretty paralyzed" by the U.K.'s lockdown.

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Regulators ease restrictions on homeowners in coronavirus mortgage bailout program

More than 4 million homeowners have taken advantage of a government coronavirus relief program that allows them to delay their monthly mortgage payments, but lending rules in place before the pandemic caused confusion about how they could get future mortgages or refinance their loans.

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Searches for homes with pools are rising during pandemic, real estate brokerage CEO says

"I think this is going to be a continuous shift until there's a vaccine," Robert Reffkin, CEO of Compass, told CNBC.

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Compass CEO: Seeing a rebound in residential real estate

Compass co-founder and CEO Robert Reffkin joins "Squawk Alley" to discuss the state of real estate as states reopen.

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Homebuyers return to the market faster than anticipated

CNBC's Diana Olick breaks down how purchase applications are rising in the housing sector.

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Big estates in demand as wealthy New Yorkers exit city

CNBC's Robert Frank reports on a surge in demand for sprawling estates as wealthy home buyers look to socially distance from New York City.

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Homebuilding stocks rise despite plunge in housing starts — how two traders would play the move

As the iShares U.S. Home Construction ETF climbs after a five-year low in housing starts, two traders share how they would trade the homebuilders.

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Weekly mortgage applications point to a remarkable recovery in homebuying

If mortgage demand is an indicator, buyers are coming back to the housing market far faster than anticipated, despite coronavirus shutdowns and job losses.

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Most real estate investment trusts are still getting their rent, except in the retail sector

The economic effects of the coronavirus outbreak continue to roil real estate markets, but properties owned by real estate investment trusts are still getting most of their rent. The glaring exception is retail.

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Home Depot vs. Lowe's: Two analysts place their bets

Home Depot and Lowe's have had very different years so far. Ari Wald of Oppenheimer and Nancy Tengler of Laffer Tengler Investments place their bets.

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Housing starts declined 30.2% in April, vs. 26% decrease expected

CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest economic data, including April housing starts and building permits. CNBC's Diana Olick and Steve Liesman join "Squawk Box" to discuss.

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Most people think they need to slavishly follow personal finance advice. They're wrong

From budgets to using or avoiding credit credit cards, you can turn personal finance advice on its head and do what works for you. Not every piece of money advice works for everyone.

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Coronavirus pandemic is threatening a key revenue source for New York City

New York City, America's largest metro economy, relies on property taxes for its revenue. But with a lot of uncertainty around residential and commercial real estate that source of money could come under pressure. CNBC's Robert Frank reports.

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Knight Frank's head of residential on Covid-19 and UK real estate

Tim Hyatt, head of residential at Knight Frank, discusses the U.K. real estate market.

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China's property sales to decline 5% to 10% in 2020: Moody's Investors Service

China's property sales may decline by between 5% to 10% in 2020 amid its economic and consumption slowdown, says Kaven Tsang, senior vice president at Moody's Investors Service.

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New York City rents likely to go lower due to coronavirus crisis, says real estate appraiser

Rental prices in New York City could be heading lower as landlords try to get prospective tenants to sign new leases, the CEO of real estate appraiser Miller Samuel told CNBC.

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May NAHB housing market index stronger than expected

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the latest NAHB housing market index numbers for the month of May.

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'Empty doesn't pay the bills'—Cramer says real estate owners should lower rent

CNBC's Jim Cramer says commercial real estate companies should cut rates for their customers as business owners decide what the future of work will look like in the aftermath of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Homebuilder sentiment bounces back in May, after record plunge in April

After the sharpest one-month drop in the history of the index in April, homebuilder sentiment bounced back slightly in May as builders saw a quick rebound in interest from buyers.

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These 3 multimillion dollar megahomes hit the market in the middle of the pandemic—here's why

Home-buying demand is starting to come back. It's now 5.5% higher than it was prepandemic, with new listings increasing every week for the past month.

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Virus-proof real estate showings: See how one broker tours a $23.5M mansion via FaceTime

Social distancing and shelter-in-place orders make showing real estate tough, so luxury broker Senada Adzem is taking qualified buyers through her new $23.5 listing virtually. Here's what a tour looks like via FaceTime.

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Bankrupted JC Penney plans to spin its properties into separate real estate company

A piece of J.C. Penney's proposal to emerge from bankruptcy includes spinning its real estate into a publicly traded real estate investment trust.

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For millions of Americans, the coronavirus pandemic will make retiring harder

The Great Recession made it harder for millions of Americans to retire. Why this labor economist says the coronavirus pandemic will be even worse.

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How to sell your home in the age of coronavirus

Home sales are picking up as states reopen. Strategies like employing virtual technology, staging and moving out can help land a buyer in the age of social distancing.

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Companies can't operate wholly remotely but may question how much space they need post-coronavirus, strategist says

David Marchant, CIO of Canada Life Investments, discusses the commercial real estate sector.

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Peter Thiel's New Zealand estate lies neglected as coronavirus drives preppers into hiding

Billionaire Peter Thiel bought a 193-hectare plot in Wanaka on the South Island of New Zealand half a decade ago, but he is yet to build anything on it.

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Real estate CEO says NYC will overcome crisis — the city's obituary 'has been written many times'

"The social, human interaction that has always been part of the strength of New York City will come back," said William Rudin, CEO and co-chairman of Rudin Management Co.

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Here's what the new normal for office space in NYC may look like

Bill Rudin of Rudin Management joins CNBC's Kelly Evans to discuss the path forward for office space in New York City as employees work from home amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Worst-performing S&P 500 sector this month is no-touch right now, traders agree

The S&P 500 has come under pressure this month, and it's been even worse for one of its sectors: REITS. Two traders say it could get worse.

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Phones at real estate offices in southern Connecticut are 'ringing off the hook,' governor says

"People are realizing that telecommuting doesn't mean you have to be in New York City five days a week," Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont told CNBC on Friday.

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Mortgage rates just hit another record low

A weaker-than-expected read on April's coronavirus-affected retail sales released Friday contributed to the decline, as investors moved into the relative safety of the bond market, pushing yields down.

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Manhattan new rentals plunge 71% as coronavirus freezes the market

New leases for Manhattan apartments plunged by 71% in April, and vacancies soared as the rental market froze during the coronavirus pandemic and more residents left the city, according to a new report.

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Fewer borrowers are asking for mortgage relief, but that could change with bailout improvements

Borrowers are piling into government and private lender mortgage relief programs, but the pace is finally slowing.

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Coronavirus: Homeowners in mortgage forbearance rise, but pace slows

CNBC's Diana Olick reports the latest information on the number of mortgage loans in forbearance amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Elon Musk appears to be selling more California properties after pledging to 'own no house'

Tesla billionaire Elon Musk appears to be selling more homes from his California property portfolio on real estate website Zillow.

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What negative interest rates would mean for your wallet

As the economy craters, here's a look at what cutting interest rates below zero would mean for everyday Americans.

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Mortgage applications from buyers jump 11%, signaling the spring housing market may not be a total loss

As open houses reemerge from the coronavirus shutdown, buyers are coming back to the housing market much faster than expected.

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Housing Secretary Ben Carson on protections for renters, homeowners

Ben Carson, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, joins "Closing Bell" to discuss how the Federal Housing Administration will extend an eviction and foreclosure moratorium due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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REITs down 20% in 2020, here are two experts on whether there's still value

Michael Bapis of Vios Advisors at Rockefeller Capital and Todd Gordon of Ascent Wealth Partners discuss the real estate stocks with Kelly Evans.

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The office sector will come back, but with some changes: Analysts

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on what the office space could look like post-coronavirus.

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As millennials flee coronavirus-ridden cities, JP Morgan teams up with American Homes 4 Rent to build large suburban rental homes

In its first joint venture with JP Morgan Asset Management, one of the nation's largest single-family landlords is building its own rental homes outside Las Vegas, banking on a new millennial push to the suburbs--a push now accelerating due to the coronavirus.

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'Too early to write the epitaph' for office real estate, UBS analyst says

The heads of major companies are touting the viability of their employees working from home, but others say the office market will survive the coronavirus.

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She had six days to makeover this $3.5 million townhouse — here's how she pulled it off

Spruce and Wright interior designer Lesa Wright McHale transforms a $3.5 million Brooklyn townhouse in less than a week.

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The jobs recovery could be choppy, with some coming back quickly and others lost forever

Construction and manufacturing may be some of the quickest sectors to regain jobs, experts say, but the hospitality industry may have more difficulty.

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Applications to buy a home see fourth week of gains

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

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Real estate is still a popular investment pick. Here's what you need to know about buying in a downturn

The coronavirus pandemic has made us all a lot more familiar with our homes, while also throwing up many questions over the future of the property market.

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Workplaces will not be the same again when employees return from coronavirus lockdowns

Workplace dynamics will likely be transformed by the time everyone returns to the office again after coronavirus lockdown measures are lifted or eased, experts said.

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As states reopen, homebuyers rush back out, but sellers are staying on the sidelines

As states reopen, pent-up demand for housing has buyers going back to weekend open houses. The trouble is that there are very few listings for sale. Sellers are still hesitant to list their homes in a troubled economy.

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Redfin CEO: Expect something close to an exodus from expensive, large cities

Glenn Kelman, Redfin CEO, joins 'Power Lunch' to discuss the state of the vacation home market and where he sees it headed as the coronavirus pandemic continues.

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Some homeowners are getting mortgage bailouts by mistake, and it's keeping them from refinancing

More than 4 million homeowners are now delaying their monthly mortgage payments as part of both government and private lender relief programs, but some are in them by mistake and are having a hard time getting out.

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For cash-strapped Americans, loans are hard to come by

As banks tighten lending standards across the board, it is getting increasingly difficult to get a loan. But there are still a few options out there.

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Cramer: 'I see tremendous, tremendous tall office buildings with nobody in them' post-coronavirus

Employers and workers will be reluctant to fully return to offices during the coronavirus crisis, CNBC's Jim Cramer said Tuesday on "Squawk on the Street."

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Cramer: Commercial real estate in trouble if we continue to work from home after crisis

CNBC's Jim Cramer sounded the alarm about commercial real estate on Tuesday, saying that working from home would be an attractive option even after the pandemic is over.

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Sandeep Mathrani's first TV interview as WeWork's CEO on future of work amid crisis

WeWork CEO Sandeep Mathrani joins "Squawk Box" for his first TV interview as chief executive to discuss the future of work during the coronavirus pandemic, how offices may evolve as well as founder Adam Neumann's lawsuit against SoftBank.

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'It's noise in the background' — WeWork CEO on Neumann lawsuit against SoftBank

WeWork CEO Sandeep Mathrani tells "Squawk Box" he considers WeWork founder Adam Neumann's lawsuit against SoftBank "noise in the background" as he focuses on getting the company back on track.

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Office sharing startup WeWork paid 80% of April and May rent but wants to pay it all, CEO says

"The remaining locations, we're just in discussions with our landlords in a friendly way, and therefore we plan to make whole on our entire obligation," WeWork CEO Sandeep Mathrani told CNBC on Monday.

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UK house prices to fall on coronavirus, but analysts don't expect a 2008-like collapse

U.K. house prices will fall "modestly" in the coming months, but are unlikely to drop as dramatically as in 2008, two analysts told CNBC.

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How real estate agents plan to handle open houses amid coronavirus pandemic

CNBC's Diana Olick breaks down how open house tours are starting back up amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Seniors turn to reverse mortgages as a cash lifeline during the coronavirus crisis

More seniors turn to reverse mortgages as a cash lifeline during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Treasury Secretary Mnuchin's full interview on supporting economy during crisis

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin joins "Squawk on the Street" by phone to discuss what the government and the Federal Reserve are doing to support the U.S. economy during the Covid-19 pandemic as well as interest rates, mortgage postponement , the small business loan program and more.

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Consumer advocate Richard Cordray fears rise of 'vehement' debt collectors amid pandemic

The CARES Act provides relief measures for cash-strapped borrowers, including breaks on mortgages and student loan payments. But it will take firm federal oversight to ensure consumers benefit, said consumer advocate Richard Cordray, former director of the CFPB.

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Can't pay your rent? Here's what you should do

The coronavirus pandemic has made almost every facet of American life harder, and coming up with rent is high on that list. These resources can help.

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NYC real estate market under pressure as coronavirus pandemic halts sales

New York City is the nation's largest real estate market, and the pandemic has caused a number of deals to go bust. CNBC's Robert Frank reports.

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TikTok has quietly made London its main hub in Europe

The Chinese-owned social media app is hiring artificial intelligence and software engineers in the U.K. capital.

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NYC brokers expect real estate prices to fall up to 20%

Many real estate deals were renegotiated or cancelled when the world was placed on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic. CNBC's Robert Frank reports the numbers.

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Large retailers should pay rent so we can help smaller retailers: Kimco Realty CEO

Conor Flynn, Kimco Realty CEO and president, join 'Power Lunch' to discuss the reopening of his shopping centers and the changes in the retail industry as the coronavirus pandemic continues.

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Mortgage bailout swells to 4.1 million borrowers, but demand is slowing

In the past week, 225,000 more borrowers took advantage of government and bank mortgage forbearance programs, according to data firm Black Knight.

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Hilton is in a good position to withstand the coronavirus: Macquarie

As the travel and tourism industry struggles with the fallout from the coronavirus, Chad Beynon of Macquarie explains why Hilton's franchise business model makes it resilient in this challenging environment.

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Weekly mortgage applications show real recovery in homebuying, as interest rates set another record low

Homebuyers appear to be heading slowly back into the market, as the coronavirus-stricken economy begins to reopen.

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Mall owner Brookfield will spend $5 billion to save retailers

Property and mall owner Brookfield Asset Management is targeting spending $5 billion to help struggling retailers, as the retail industry reels from the coronavirus pandemic, the company announced Thursday.

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Stay on evictions in New York will continue through August, Gov. Cuomo says

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo extended the moratorium on evictions through August. The state has been the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic.

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Consumer confidence in housing falls to lowest level since the subprime crash

The economic free fall from Covid-19 is taking its toll on what had been strong housing demand just a few months ago.

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Struggling to pay your mortgage? Here's how to get help

If you have been financially impacted by Covid-19 and are worried about paying your mortgage, you could consider applying for forbearance. Under the Cares Act, struggling homeowners can either reduce or pause payments on a federally backed mortgage loan. Many private lenders are also offering relief.

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WeWork's Adam Neumann once said he had a 'beautiful relationship' with SoftBank's Masa Son; now he calls out 'abuse of power' in lawsuit filing

In the lawsuit, Neumann accuses Softbank of backing out of a key provision of its nearly $10 billion bailout agreed to in October. Neumann was the biggest beneficiary of the deal that would have seen him cash out $970 million worth of his stake in the coworking startup.

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Josh Brown on why he picks Lowe's, Home Depot as his Last Chance Trade

Josh Brown, Ritholtz Wealth Management CEO, joins "Closing Bell" to discuss why he picks Lowe's and Home Depot as last chance trade.

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Here's what you need to know about rent relief during the pandemic

Many renters across the U.S. don't have to worry about being evicted during the pandemic. Yet they can find themselves in a lot of trouble when the relief expires.

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Here's what homeowners need to know about forbearances

CNBC's Diana Olick breaks down what homeowners need to know about mortgage forbearances.

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Ousted WeWork CEO Adam Neumann is suing SoftBank — Here's why

Founder and former CEO of WeWork Adam Neumann is suing SoftBank, the company's biggest investor. CNBC's Deidre Bosa reports.

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Coronavirus will shrink US home prices by 2-3% nationally, Zillow forecasts, but deeper dive could be in store

Home prices have only fallen nationally once since the Great Depression, and that was after the subprime mortgage crisis and the Great Recession. Now, barely eight years after hitting bottom, and after a mighty recovery, prices are predicted to fall nationally again, down 2-3% this year, according to Zillow.

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I just refinanced my mortgage, despite coronavirus. Here's what I learned

Two months after applying for a new loan, I closed on April 27. The process was painless, but some things were worth noting for those exploring an online mortgage or refinance during coronavirus.

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Covid-19 is forcing mortgage and rent delays

Mortgage and rent payments for the month of May are now due. CNBC's Diana Olick reports on how many Americans are unable to pay as the coronavirus crisis continues.

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Homeowners should grab this emergency lifeline before it dries up

Wells Fargo and JPMorgan Chase are temporarily halting applications for home equity lines of credit. If other lenders follow suit, it could mean that homeowners will miss out on an emergency source of funding. What you should know.

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Landlords are worried increasingly fewer tenants will pay rent as coronavirus job losses mount

Rent is traditionally due on the first of the month, and with each passing month more tenants are becoming late on their payments.

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Coronavirus mortgage bailout program grows again as more homeowners delay payments

Applications to the government's mortgage bailout program have been swelling at a rate of about half a million a week.

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Fleeing NYC for Oklahoma: 'You're just in this survival mode'

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on a woman's tough decision to flee Brooklyn, New York for Oklahoma.

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New Jersey homeowners are getting some property tax relief. Here's what that means

Garden State homeowners may get a little more time to pay property taxes to their municipalities. An executive order gives cash-strapped residents a break but puts stress on localities' budgets.

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Coronavirus: Wealthy New Yorkers flee Manhattan for suburbs and beyond

Brokers say buyers and renters coming from the city are asking for the same thing: more space and more distance from neighbors and crowds.

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She fled coronavirus-stricken Brooklyn to live in Oklahoma: 'You're just in this survival mode'

Lindsey Marvel, 38, moved to New York because, she said, "I'm literally going big or going home." Now she's going home to Tulsa, Oklahoma. The effect that Covid-19 has had not just on her personal life, but on the city she loves, was simply too much.

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Op-Ed: It's not time to panic, it's time to plan your finances during coronavirus pandemic

Proactive planning can aid you in achieving short- and long-term financial needs and goals, especially in times of hardship like the current coronavirus pandemic.

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Fed holds rates near zero — here's what that means for you

For everyday Americans with good credit, historically low interest rates on mortgages and credit cards can be a lifesaver. Riskier borrowers will have to look elsewhere for relief.

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Wealthy New Yorkers are fleeing to the suburbs, driving up prices

CNBC's Robert Frank takes a look at how the luxury real estate market is changing during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Pending home sales down 20.8% in March

CNBC's Diana Olick delivers the latest pending home sales numbers, which were worse than expected as home buying stalls amid the coronavirus outbreak.

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Pending home sales tank nearly 21% in March, but Realtors claim prices will hold up

Home sales took a deep dive in March as the coronavirus pandemic shut down much of the economy, and homebuyers and sellers pulled out of the normally busy spring market.

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Mortgage applications rise, signaling a potential turn in buyer confidence

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

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Weekly mortgage applications to buy a home make a strong recovery, as rates hit a new record low

Evidence is mounting that homebuyers may be coming back to the market, after demand plummeted in the past month due to the coronavirus.

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Only about half of Americans are confident they can pay full rent in May: Survey

A little over half of Americans who rent their residence say they are confident about being able to pay full rent in May, as coronavirus-related income losses mount, according to a new survey.

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Pandemic could result in more people moving from the city to suburbs

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the rising demand for housing in the suburbs.

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Home prices were gaining serious strength just before coronavirus, up 4.2% annually, Case-Shiller says

Home prices were not only gaining in February, the gains were increasing steadily. The expectation, however, is that price gains will weaken and potentially fall in some of the markets hardest hit by the coronavirus.

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Here's where the luxury real estate market is still strong despite the pandemic

Most of the real estate sector has been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic, but ultra-luxury rentals and sales in the U.S. have remained relatively strong despite the health crisis. Oren Alexander, luxury real estate broker at Douglas Elliman and co-founder of the Alexander Team, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss where the extremely high-end properties have done particularly well.

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Homebuilders see sales jump as demand increases among urban renters

CNBC's Diana Olick reports that home builders see sales jump despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

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Homebuilders suddenly see sales jump as renters flee small urban apartments

Home sales nearly ground to a halt at the end of March, as the coronavirus pandemic forced an economic shutdown that scuttled open houses and shattered consumer confidence. Now demand appears to be coming back, especially for newly built homes.

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Silicon Valley's glitzy new London outposts face an indefinite delay, as coronavirus hits progress

Apple and Google's enormous new headquarters have been delayed as a result of coronavirus.

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Mortgage lender loanDepot holds virtual job fair and gets 10,000 views

One of the nation's largest nonbank mortgage lenders is about to get even larger. California-based loanDepot announced it will hire 3,000 new employees by the end of this year, starting with 400 now.

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Agree Realty CEO on commercial real estate sector performance amid coronavirus

CNBC's "Halftime Report" team discusses the commercial real estate sector with Joey Agree, CEO of Agree Realty.

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Black Knight's Walden: 6.4% of all mortgages now in forbearance plans

Black Knight's Andy Walden tells CNBC that about 6.4 percent of all mortgages are now in forbearance plans.

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Americans are down on stocks after coronavirus sell-off, say real estate is the best investment: Gallup

The coronavirus economic shock has left Americans downbeat about stock investing even after the major market rebound off March lows. Americans say real estate is the best investment, according to Gallup.

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Mortgage bailout balloons by half a million more loans in one week

As the economic shutdown drags on and job losses mount, more borrowers are opting to delay their monthly mortgage payments through mortgage forbearance plans.

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Home prices will decline nationally, but only briefly: Michelle Meyer

CNBC's Kelly Evans discusses estimates for the housing market with Bank of America's Michelle Meyer.

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Housing demand may have started to bounce back from coronavirus impact

Sales of both newly built and existing homes tanked in March, as potential buyers hunkered down and potential sellers pulled their homes from the market, both watching the economy in free fall from the coronavirus. Now, suddenly, buyer demand at least may be climbing back.

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WeWork board's special committee is demanding that SoftBank follow through with investment

In an email on Sunday, the special committee to the WeWork board said that it's attempting to ensure that SoftBank complete its tender offer as promised.

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Panicked wealthy fleeing the coronavirus drive up rental prices in the Hamptons and Hudson Valley

As New York City considers "shelter in place" rules and the number of coronavirus cases skyrockets, wealthy New Yorkers fleeing the city are driving up the prices of rentals in the Hamptons and Hudson Valley.

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February home sales jump to highest in over a decade, but big drop expected as coronavirus injects uncertainty

The spring housing market was on its way to becoming the strongest in over a decade, but it will likely turn sharply lower, as the economy shuts down in the face of the coronavirus.

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Existing home sales jump 6.5% in February

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the latest existing home sales data, which saw a spike in home sales ahead of the coronavirus outbreak in the U.S.

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Borrowers need to reach out to lenders if they expect to experience a hardship: FHFA director

Mark Calabria, FHFA director, speaks with CNBC's Diana Olick to discuss the mortgage industry's response to the coronavirus outbreak.

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Home sales could fall 35%, as coronavirus stalls spring housing market, new analysis says

As Americans watch the value of their retirement funds collapse, it is no surprise the spring housing market is about to crater. Home sales could fall by 35% annually this spring, compared with the last quarter of 2019, according to new analysis by Capital Economics.

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SoftBank may not complete $3 billion tender offer for WeWork, sources say

SoftBank had planned a $3 billion tender offer for WeWork shares, which were privately held, along with a $1.5 billion acceleration of equity it has already committed and $5 billion in syndicated debt. The financing package was meant to save WeWork from an impending cash crunch last year.

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Housing starts decrease 1.5% in February, vs 4.3% decrease expected

CNBC's Rick Santelli reports on the latest economic data, including February housing starts and building permits.

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Chief mortgage regulator working on plan for potential spike in delinquencies from coronavirus

As the growing economic impacts of the coronavirus roll through the U.S., some of the nation's largest mortgage lenders are already getting calls from borrowers, concerned they won't be able to make their monthly payments. Both government and independent regulators for the mortgage industry are now working on plans to deter another foreclosure crisis.

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National Association of Home Builders housing market index falls to 72

CNBC's Diana Olick takes a look at homebuilder sentiment, which fell two points to 72.

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Homebuilder sentiment falls, as coronavirus begins to factor in

A monthly measure of homebuilder sentiment only partially reflected the escalating economic effects of the coronavirus. Sentiment fell 2 points to 72 in March, according to the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index.

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Fed still has room to do more, says former governor

While the Fed's emergency moves will help narrow spreads in mortgage-backed securities, former Fed governor Randy Kroszner says the U.S. central bank could still revive some of its crisis-era programs specific to the commercial paper market.

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Mortgage rates likely to fall again after the Fed's latest dramatic response to coronavirus

The Federal Reserve announced it will begin buying $200 billion of mortgage-backed bonds, a move that will stabilize and likely lower mortgage rates, which moved sharply higher last week.

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Coronavirus dampens homebuyer interest: NAR

CNBC's Kelly Evans discusses the challenges the housing market faces amid the coronavirus pandemic with Diana Olick.

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Mortgage rates jump back up to January high, as coronavirus fears put chill on spring housing market

After falling to a record low just two weeks ago, mortgage rates are surging higher again. This comes as real estate agents try to deal with a new normal in what was supposed to be a busy spring housing market.

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There are some good reasons to check your homeowners insurance heading into spring

With various weather events wreaking havoc around the U.S. — often in places unaccustomed to them — experts recommend that you review your own homeowners insurance in case Mother Nature's fury reaches you.

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New York real estate hit by coronavirus, market decline

Coronavirus fears are starting to hit the New York City real estate market

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Homebuilding stocks having their worst day since the subprime crisis

Stocks of the nation's homebuilders are tanking, on pace for their worst day since December 1, 2008, when the subprime mortgage crisis brought the whole housing market to its knees.

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Mortgage refinance applications spike, hitting highest level since April 2009

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

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Mortgage refinance applications spike 79% as homeowners rush to take advantage of lower rates

Another major drop in mortgage rates caused a massive jump in borrowers applying to refinance their home loans. The surge sent total mortgage application volume up 55.4% last week, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.

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Mortgage bankers double their 2020 refinance forecast

Rock-bottom mortgage rates are causing a surge in mortgage refinances, so much so that the industry's largest trade group is revising sharply higher its origination forecasts for the year.

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Housing fundamentals remain strong despite lower sentiment: Susquehanna's Micenko

Jack Micenko, homebuilder analyst at Susquehanna Financial Group, joins "Power Lunch" to discuss the housing sector as stocks dip sharply.

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Mortgage rates could be even lower, but lenders are struggling to keep up with demand

A sharp drop in mortgage interest rates has sparked a sudden and unexpected refinance boom that has lenders large and small scrambling to handle the volume.

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Drop in bond yields has led to historic mortgage refinancing boom

CNBC's Diana Olick takes a look at how lenders are managing a flood of requests from homeowners to refinance.

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Record number of borrowers can now save on a mortgage refinance as rates drop from coronavirus fears

The average rate on the 30-year fixed mortgage fell to a record low of 3.29%, Freddie Mac reported this week, as coronavirus fears ramped up.

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Record number of homeowners can refinance—Here's how much you could save

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on how a record number of homeowners can now refinance and what that means for homeowners.

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'San Francisco is full': Tech backlash reaches new heights with skyscraper battle

San Francisco, a city that's hemmed in by water on three sides, has been the scene of a multidecade battle over who gets every available square inch.

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Investors turn to real estate as a safe haven

CNBC's Diana Olick takes a look at how real estate is becoming a safe haven for investors in the U.S.

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Foreign investors are piling into this US real estate play as a coronavirus safe haven

Investors are looking for the calm in the Coronavirus storm, and U.S. residential real estate appears to be it — specifically single-family rental homes.

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Douglas Elliman chairman Howard Lorber: Coronavirus isn't impacting real estate yet

Sam Zell, chairman of Equity Group Investments and billionaire real estate investor, and Howard Lorber, president and CEO of the Vector Group and chairman of Douglas Elliman, join "Squawk Box" to discuss global real estate investing and how quickly things can change in the real estate sector.

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Here are the top cities where the super rich are buying real estate

Real estate is a favorite investment of the super rich, but some parts of the world are more attractive than others. CNBC's Robert Frank reports.

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Here's what $1 million buys you in real estate around the world

A million dollars doesn't get you as far as it used to, especially in the world's most expensive cities.

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Declining interest rates can spur an already heating housing market, says market researcher

Andy Walden, director of market research at Black Knight, joins 'The Exchange' to discuss mortgage rates.

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How you can profit from the record low 10-year Treasury yield

A recent surge in demand for safe-haven investments sent the yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note below 1% the first time ever. Home buyers and student loan borrowers could benefit.

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Mortgage refinance apps surge as interest rates drop on coronavirus fears

Mortgage rates hit a record low this week, which is reflected in the weekly applications. CNBC's Diana Olick reports.

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As 10-year yield falls to records, traders bet on three top housing stocks

The 10-year Treasury yield plummeted below 1% on Tuesday for the first time ever. These housing stocks could be the biggest beneficiary.

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Weekly mortgage refinances spike 26% as interest rates tank on coronavirus fears

A sharp drop in mortgage interest rates had borrowers rushing to their lenders last week. Refinance volume spiked.

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How homebuilder stocks are doing as the 10-year yield falls

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the state of homebuilder stocks as other stocks hit session lows.

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Homebuilder stocks jump on news of a rate cut

CNBC's Diana Olick takes a look at how hombuilder stocks are reacting to the news of a 50-basis-point rate cut.

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What this surprise Fed rate cut means for you

In a rare move, the Fed slashed rates by half a percentage point. That will have far-reaching consequences for everyday Americans.

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Homebuilder stocks jump on Fed rate cut amid coronavirus outbreak

The homebuilders' ETF (ITB) is near the high of the session, up almost 2.3% and 6.2% this week.

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Like a college dorm for adults, co-living is the next big thing

In many high-priced cities, communal housing is becoming more popular. As a lifestyle, co-living closely resembles college dorm life. And residents love it.

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Hong Kong's property markets hit by 'triple whammy' of shocks: Colliers

"Squawk Box" Asia talks HK's property market with Nigel Smith of Colliers Hong Kong, and he delivers a glimmer of hope for the shape of things to come.

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Mortgage rates just hit an 8-year low. Here's why they're not even lower

Mortgage rates just fell to an 8-year low, but they are not falling as fast as Treasury yields, because of the swiftness of the declines and the resulting risk to investors in mortgage-backed bonds.

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Coronavirus may be housing headwind: Economist

CNBC's "Power Lunch" team discusses housing with Mark Fleming of First American and CNBC's Diana Olick.

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Pending home sales jump 5.2% in January, vs. 2% expected

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the latest pending home sales data for the month of January 2020.

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January pending home sales jump more than expected, up 5.2%

Pending home sales in January smashed analyst expectations of a 2% monthly gain.

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As coronavirus spreads, here's what to watch out for when it comes to your money

From retirement savings to mortgages to credit card interest rates, there are many areas of the economy that the coronavirus could touch. Here's what we know now about the ways the outbreak could affect your money.

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Investors like 'long nature' of leases for REITs amid crises, says CapitaLand

The predictability of REITs and long-term nature of leases should see investors through crises that are "relatively short-lived" and periods of temporary instability, says Andrew Lim of CapitaLand Group.

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US new home sales surge to 12.5-year high in January

The Commerce Department said on Wednesday new home sales jumped 7.9% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 764,000 units last month, the highest level since July 2007. Housing market strength could help keep the economic expansion, now in its 11th year, on track. The sector, which accounts for about 3.1% of GDP, is being supported by cheaper mortgage rates after the Federal Reserve cut interest ...

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Debt among oldest Americans skyrockets 543% in two decades

Debt among older Americans has increased dramatically since 1999, due partly to the erosion of the country's social safety net.

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This couple paid off their $300,000 mortgage in 5 years then took a year off to travel

Rob and Reshawn Lee purchased a home in the suburbs of Dallas in June 2013 for $300,000. They paid it off five years later in June 2018.

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Total mortgage applications rise 1.5% for the week

CNBC's Diana Olick joins "Squawk Box" with the latest mortgage application numbers.

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Weekly mortgage applications rise 1.5%, just before the big rate drop

A mixed week for mortgage rates caused a split in application volume between refinances and purchase loans.

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Retail analyst breaks down Home Depot's earnings beat

Brian Nagel, senior analyst at Oppenheimer, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss to give his immediate reaction to Home Depot's latest quarterly earnings results.

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Online mortgage applications surge to meet demand

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on housing and online mortgage applications.

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Home prices increase 3.8% in December, a big jump from November, according to S&P Case-Shiller

The housing market heated up at the end of 2019, and that was reflected in even bigger gains in home values, according to the closely watched S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Home Price Index.

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Here's how to improve your credit score right away

Generally speaking, the higher your credit score, the better off you are. But the recovery time from a missed payment or financial setback differs for everyone.

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Home Depot's strong performance will continue, says retail analyst Jan Kniffen

Jan Kniffen, CEO of J Rogers Kniffen WWE, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss Home Depot's latest quarterly earnings results and the broader retail sector's impact from the coronavirus outbreak.

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How home refinancing has stagnated the housing market

CNBC's Diana Olick explains how homeowners have decided to stay in their homes after refinancing, leading to less inventory and a weaker housing market.

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The rate rout is heating up, and that could be good news for homebuilders

Interest rates are in free fall, but that could be good news for one group of stocks that are already off to a strong start this year.

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Banking analyst on why Wells Fargo isn't worth buying: 'It's a work in progress'

CNBC's "Squawk on the Street" team discusses big banks with banking analyst Gerard Cassidy of RBC Capital Markets.

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Coronavirus fears cause mortgage rates to plunge to 8-year low

As coronavirus fears hit financial markets, U.S. bond yields are tanking, pushing mortgage rates that loosely follow the 10-year Treasury yield toward an eight-year low. They could sink even lower.

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How this couple paid off their $300,000 mortgage in 5 years

Rob and Reshawn Lee bought a four-bedroom home in the suburbs of Dallas in June 2013. They paid it off in June 2018.

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This Dallas couple paid off their mortgage early then traveled the world – here's how they did it

Rob and Reshawn Lee bought a four-bedroom home in the suburbs of Dallas, Texas for $300,000. They purchased the home in 2013 and paid it off in 2018. The couple wanted to start their own businesses and felt the flexibility of not having a mortgage payment would give them the confidence to quit their well-paying corporate jobs. Watch this video to find out how the couple paid off their mortgage and ...

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This fund is a play for the millennial home renter, and some of its holdings are up big this year

Hoya Capital Real Estate started an exchange traded fund last March that its founder calls a macro play on the housing shortage in the United States.

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January existing home sales dipped 1.3% vs. 2.0% decrease expected

CNBC's Ylan Mui reports on the latest home sales data.

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When it pays to take a personal finance course

For those who want to improve their money smarts, there are plenty of good personal finance offerings out there. And they don't cost a dime.

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Lendlease CEO discusses growth and expansion strategy

Lendlease CEO Steve McCann discusses his firm's growth strategy, including its urban pipeline projects and a deal to build the southern precinct of an inner-city Sydney suburb.

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People discounting Sanders' ability to win nomination: Policy analyst

Jaret Seiberg of Cowen breaks down how Senator Bernie Sanders could impact financials and housing if he secures the 2020 Presidential election.

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Skewed incentives lead to more jobs than places to live, says NYT reporter

Conor Dougherty, economics reporter at The New York Times, joins 'The Exchange' to discuss the housing crisis.

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Mike Bloomberg owns a New York condo in a Trump property

Mike Bloomberg, the 2020 candidate who is using his personal fortune to try to defeat President Trump, owns a condo in a Trump-managed property, Crain's New York Business reported.

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Abu Dhabi makes pitch to private sector in multi-billion dollar investment drive

The Abu Dhabi Government is turning to the private sector for the next phase of its multi-year, 50 billion dirham ($13.6 billion) economic stimulus plan known as Ghadan 21.

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Weekly mortgage applications take a hit as mortgage rates tick up

The refinance boom took a step back last week, bringing down total mortgage applications. Mortgage application volume decreased 6.4% from the previous week, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.

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Tesla ordered to halt work on German factory amid anger over chopping down trees

Environmental activists are concerned by Tesla's plan to chop down trees to clear land for its new Gigafactory.

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T. Rowe Price's investment in WeWork is their fault: Walter Isaacson

CNBC's "Closing Bell" team discusses the problems plaguing WeWork with Walter Isaacson, advisory partner at Perella Weinberg and CNBC contributor, and Mike Isaac, technology reporter with The New York Times.

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Here's which renovation projects create the biggest boost in home resale value

CNBC's Diana Olick details which renovation projects will give sellers the best returns in 2020.

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These home renovations provide the biggest returns

Americans are moving much less frequently. Mobility is actually at a record low. That is fueling strong growth in the home remodeling market. But not all renovation investments yield equal payback.

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Caribbean-like lagoons give homebuyers the benefits of the beach without the risk

Crystal Lagoons began building these massive oases in South America and the Middle East, and is now expanding into the U.S. at a fast clip.

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Crystal Lagoons is disrupting beach-front real estate

Crystal Lagoons is building man-made, Caribbean-like lagoons with white sandy beaches and water sports, away from the actual coasts of the U.S. It is a multinational company that has developed and patented new technologies, allowing it to build and maintain crystal clear lagoons of unlimited sizes at a low cost.

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Small Business Services chief: Revenues in Chinatown down 40% due to coronavirus

Gregg Bishop, commissioner of New York City's Department of Small Business Services, and Jim McGregor, chairman of the greater China region at APCO Worldwide and a former chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce in China, join "Squawk Box" to discuss the business impact of the coronavirus outbreak.

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There are still opportunities in China's market amid coronavirus outbreak, say UBS

Hartmut Issel from UBS Global Wealth Management sees an opportunity in strong BB-rated property developers in China.

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Low mortgage rates spark refinance boom

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on weekly mortgage application data.

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Mini-mortgage refinance boom continues as coronavirus keeps rates low

Mortgage lenders were busy last week, but mostly with current homeowners looking to take advantage of low mortgage rates. Total mortgage application volume increased 1.1% compared with the previous week, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association's seasonally adjusted index.

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UBS reportedly racing to curb outflows at landmark real estate fund

Hoping to stem the flow, UBS has reportedly offered to cut costs for investors willing to stay in the fund and to forego management fees.

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Non-bank mortgage lenders may face more scrutiny from regulators

As the housing market heats up, non-bank lending is taking over the mortgage market. Now regulators are raising red flags. David Stevens, former FHA commissioner and former Mortgage Bankers Association president, and Ted Tozer, former president of Ginnie Mae, join CNBC's Diana Olick and "Squawk Box" to discuss.

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Carbon emissions increasingly important in real estate, analyst says

Fifth Wall's Brendan Wallace discusses the challenges being faced by real estate investors.

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Commercial real estate being hit by coronavirus, analyst says

Henry Chin, head of research for APAC and EMEA at CBRE, discusses the impact coronavirus is having on real estate.

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Cramer: Here's why malls in America might not be dead after all

"I guess I'm just too negative on the thing I'm most negative about ... the future of the mall," CNBC's Jim Cramer said Monday.

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Why FICO's new scoring model may not mean much for consumers

Although a new scoring model from FICO will be available at the three large credit-reporting firms by the end of the year, consumers shouldn't expect the score that lenders use to change anytime soon.

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Watch CNBC's full interview with WeWork Executive Chairman Marcelo Claure

Marcelo Claure, executive chairman of WeWork, sits down with CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin to discuss the company's turnaround plan, former CEO Adam Neumann's departure, the appointment of Sandeep Mathrani as the new CEO and more.

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WeWork chairman says it's 'totally false' that ousted CEO Adam Neumann left with $1 billion

WeWork Executive Chairman Marcelo Claure said that Neumann didn't walk away with the over $1 billion package that was estimated.

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WeWork executive: Ousted CEO Adam Neumann didn't walk away with $1 billion

WeWork Executive Chairman Marcelo Claure told CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin on Monday that the company's ousted CEO Adam Neumann didn't walk away with the over $1 billion package that was estimated.

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Mall owner Simon Property Group to buy rival Taubman Centers in $3.6 billion deal

The Taubman family is selling one-third of their stake and will continue to own 20% of Taubman Realty Group.

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Taylor Morrison CEO talks low supply in housing, corporate diversity

The business world could be get to a "better place" if companies made more women and diverse hires, Taylor Morrison CEO Sheryl Palmer says.

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New York City FC is working to win public approval for a soccer stadium

New York City FC is beginning the process to win public approval from New York for a new stadium, a spokesperson for the Major League Soccer team told CNBC.

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Mirvac is on track to achieve 3% to 4% growth in 2020, CEO says

Susan Lloyd-Hurwitz, CEO of Mirvac, discusses her firm's outlook and the current state of Australia's housing market.

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Rent or buy depends on where you live, according to a new study

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on where in the country it is better to rent or buy a house, according to a new study.

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Here's where owning a home is cheaper than renting one

Fierce competition for a shrinking supply of lower-end homes is driving prices higher. So, is it cheaper, on a monthly basis, to own or rent? That depends where you are.

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Do you want to save on your 2019 taxes? Then grab these last-minute opportunities

We're in the early weeks of tax season, but if you're willing to do a little legwork, you can still trim your 2019 tax bill. Here's where to look.

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Frasers Property is bullish on UK real estate investments despite Brexit uncertainty

Frasers Property is confident there will be long-term investment opportunities in the U.K., even though concerns linger over Britain's relationship with the EU, its group chief corporate officer Chia Khong Shoong said.

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Mortgage refinance level highest since June 2013

CNBC's Diana Olick breaks down why there has been an uptick in mortgage refinancing.

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Weekly mortgage refinance applications spike 15% as interest rates plunge to lowest in nearly 4 years

Homeowners rushed to take advantage of the sharp drop in interest rates last week. Refinance demand pushed total mortgage application volume up 5% for the week to the highest level since 2013, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.

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Top LA real estate agent's $1 million mistake is now his biggest lesson for aspiring entrepreneurs

Aaron Kirman is among America's top real estate agents, but he once made a mistake that cost him $1 million. Now his fumble is his biggest lesson for budding entrepreneurs.

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Is co-living the new Craigslist?

Less than the cost of living alone in many high-priced cities, communal housing is becoming more and more popular. This more affordable option has taken on a life of its own.

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Buying residential property overseas can be fraught with complications. Here's what to watch out for

Many Americans have been grabbed by the lure of living in another country. Experts weigh in on the hidden risks that can come with buying residential property overseas.

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Mortgage rates around 3% will get buyers out: Economist

CNBC's "Power Lunch" discusses the latest in housing with Mark Zandi, chief economist at Moody's Analytics.

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How to buy a house despite student debt

Many people entering the traditional home-buying years already have debt – student loans, of course. Still, it's possible to get a mortgage while juggling the loans, experts say.

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Quicken Loans CEO Jay Farner on the housing market

Mortgage rates have dipped to the lowest level since November, proving even the housing market is vulnerable to the coronavirus. Jay Farner, Quicken Loans CEO, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss.

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9 million homeowners could save big time on a mortgage refinance as rates hit 3-year low

About 9.4 million borrowers could save an average $272 per month if they were to refinance to a lower rate, according to calculations by Black Knight Inc.

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The Fed holds rates steady. Here's why that matters to you

The Federal Reserve's decision to keep rates unchanged gives everyday Americans an opportunity to improve their financial picture as a new year begins.

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Pending home sales down 4.9% vs. a 1.0% increase expected

CNBC's Diana Olick reports the latest pending home sales numbers for the month of December 2019.

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December pending home sales fall 4.9% as supply hits a record low

Pending home sales, which measure signed contracts, not closings, dropped 4.9% in December compared with November, as the supply of homes hit a record low during the month.

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LA real estate superstar Aaron Kirman on the one thing homebuyers overlook when making an offer

For many, buying a home can be an anxiety-inducing nightmare, but according to LA real estate pro Aaron Kirman, it doesn't need to be if you have a little patience and do your homework.

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Weekly mortgage applications surge over 7% as rates fall on coronavirus fears

Mortgage rates fell to their lowest level since November, and that sent current borrowers and potential homebuyers rushing to their lenders, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.

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Watch CNBC's full interview with CBRE CEO Robert Sulentic

Robert Sulentic, CBRE Group president and CEO, joins "Squawk on the Street" to discuss the strength of global and commercial real estate.

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Home price gains continued to heat up in November, with Phoenix, Charlotte and Tampa leading the way, S&P Case-Shiller index says

After cooling for much of last year, home price gains are accelerating again. Nationally, prices increased 3.5% annually in November, up from 3.2% in October, according to the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller national home price index.

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The threat climate change poses to professional sports

CNBC's Diana Olick reports the danger climate change poses to professional sports.

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Mortgage rates drop to 5-month low as coronavirus fears fuel the bond market

As fears over the coronavirus roil global financial markets, investors are rushing to the relative safety of the bond market, pushing rates down. The 30-year fixed mortgage loosely follows the yield on the 10-year Treasury.

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New home sales down 0.5% vs. 1.5% increase expected

CNBC's Rick Santelli and Diana Olick report on the latest new home sales data and revised numbers for November 2019.

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Climate change is threatening sports stadiums and arenas, and teams like the Yankees and Dolphins are battling back

"The last three years in September, we've had climate issues. ... We had to actually move a game," said Tom Garfinkel, CEO of the Miami Dolphins football team.

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The Supreme Court could upend consumer financial protection as we know it

The Supreme Court is hearing a case about the future of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and justices may rule the agency to be unconstitutional. That would throw the status quo into disarray.

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Start-up Bungalow brings new twist to living with roommates, and new funding could help it grow

Bungalow, a barely 3-year-old co-living company, rents private bedrooms in large, suburban and urban homes. Tenants can use all the common areas, which Bungalow furnishes – fully equipped kitchens, living rooms with sofas and flat-screen televisions, as well as dining tables and general decor.

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Start-up Bungalow is taking homes and making them co-living communities

Co-living is one of the fastest growing segments in residential real estate. One start-up is taking the idea to big suburban homes. CNBC's Diana Olick reports.

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Why your credit score matters so much

A credit score determines the interest rate a consumer is going to pay for credit cards, car loans and mortgages — or whether they will get a loan at all.

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'Earth-related sectors' like property and resources to do well in year of the metal rat: CLSA

Thomas Li from CLSA says based on the firm's so-called 'Feng Shui Index,' Hong Kong's Hang Seng index is set to gain this year, driven by property and resources sectors.

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Existing home sales jump 3.6% vs. 1.5% expected

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on new home sales data that largely beat expectations.

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Supply of homes for sale hits record low, and prices suddenly jump

Buyers are trolling the nation's neighborhoods looking for homes at the fastest pace in nearly two years, making an already critical shortage of inventory even worse. Sales of existing homes jumped a larger-than-expected 3.5% in December compared with January, according to the National Association of Realtors.

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WeWork sells Teem and its stake in The Wing as it continues to divest non-core businesses

WeWork said the sales are part of the company's effort to focus on the core co-working business.

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Weekly mortgage applications pull back slightly after strong start to 2020

Mortgage application volume fell 1.2% last week from the previous week, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.

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Housing market falling short by nearly 4 million homes as demand grows

Even with an above average pace of construction, it would take builders between four and five years to get back to a balanced market.

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Four stocks traders are picking to capitalize on the US homebuilding boom

PulteGroup, KB Home, Home Depot and Lowe's are traders' top picks for investors looking to buy into the U.S. homebuilding boom.

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Inequality is the 'root cause of the problem' in Hong Kong amid prolonged unrest, says investor

Many people in Hong Kong cannot afford proper housing and the city needs to do more to help them, says David Kuo from The Smart Investor.

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Got money troubles? Take this major step to ease your financial stress

If you have money troubles, understanding your priorities and setting short- and long-term financial goals is key to turning things around so you can get on a firm financial footing that will continue into retirement.

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It's time to get more excited about the Chinese property sector, JP Morgan says

New home prices in China have been growing at a slower pace amid broader government measures to curb speculative buying.

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U.S. homebuilding is booming. Here's how to trade it

Craig Johnson, senior technical research analyst at Piper Sandler, and Danielle Shay, director of options at Simpler Trading, talk the housing starts surge with CNBC's Eric Chemi.

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Here's a breakdown of December housing starts

ITB, the home construction ETF, hit an 18-year high thanks to December housing starts. CNBC's Diana Olick reports.

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US housing starts jump 40% annually, the highest in 13 years

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on a blockbuster number for US housing starts to end 2019.

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Housing starts jumped to 13-year high in December

CNBC's Rick Santell and Diana Olick break down December housing starts and building permits data.

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Real estate risks must be priced into investment process, analyst says

Will Robson, executive director and global head of real estate solutions research at MSCI, discusses real estate trends for 2020.

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China's property sector deserves attention as it is the Chinese economy 'weak spot': Economist

Neil Shearing from Capital Economics describes the "central" role that the property market plays in the Chinese economy, and how it should not be overlooked despite the spotlight being on the U.S.-China trade deal.

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China's real estate market is still going through deleveraging: JP Morgan

Default risks and moral hazard are considered a "policy-driven experiment" in the Chinese real estate sector, says Howard Wang from JP Morgan Asset Management.

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Home prices driving home remodeling: KeyBanc Capital's Ken Zener

Ken Zener, KeyBanc Capital Markets, joins 'The Exchnage' to discuss the impact a homebuilder slowdown is having on building product stocks.

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Home remodeling sees a slowdown—Here's why

A weakness in home sales has hit the remodel market. CNBC's Diana Olick reports.

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Housing market index beats expectations in January

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on housing market index numbers for the month of January, which came in at 75, vs. 74 expected.

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Homebuilder optimism slips slightly to start 2020 but is still high

High demand and low supply are a profitable mix for the nation's single-family homebuilders.

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Weakness in home sales hits remodel market

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on why home remodeling is slowing down.

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WeWork only signed four new leases in its fourth quarter

WeWork only signed four new leases in the U.S. in the fourth quarter, as the company reeled in expenses following a SoftBank-led bailout. CNBC's "Squawk Box" crew reports.

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4 key questions to ask now before you decide to refinance your mortgage

With 30-year mortgage rates at historic lows, more homeowners are refinancing. But before you sign on the dotted line, ask yourself these four key questions.

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Homebuyer demand hits highest level in 11 years

Purchase application volume hit the highest level since October 2009, rising 16% for the week and 8% from a year ago, according to Mortgage Bankers Association data. Refinance applications jumped 43% for the week and were 109% higher than one year ago. CNBC's Diana Olick reports.

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Here are mistakes millionaires make when selling homes

Aaron Kirman, star of CNBC's 'Listing Impossible,' joins "The Exchange" to discuss some of the biggest mistakes he sees when people try to sell million-dollar homes.

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Weekly mortgage applications soar 30% as homebuyer demand hits the highest level in 11 years

Purchase application volume hit the highest level since October 2009, rising 16% for the week and 8% from a year ago, according to Mortgage Bankers Association data.

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How this couple paid off their $195,000 mortgage in under 4 years

Andy and Nicole Hill bought a 2,600-square-foot home just outside of Detroit at the end of 2013. They paid it off in November 2017.

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This budget strategy helped a Michigan couple pay off their mortgage early

Andy and Nicole Hill bought their dream home just outside of Detroit at the end of 2013. Their initial goal was to pay off their mortgage in five years, but they ended up paying it off over a year faster than they planned. The couple chose mortgage terms that would let more of their payment go toward paying off their principal and used aggressive budgeting techniques to throw even more money at th ...

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Weekly mortgage applications fell in the final weeks of 2019, but homebuyers were out shopping

Mortgage application volume fell 1.5% for the last two weeks of the year, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.

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The shortage of homes for sale is getting much worse, even in luxury

December is not the most popular time to list a home for sale historically, but this past December it was particularly unpopular. The supply of homes for sale was 12% lower compared with December 2018, according to realtor.com. The decline was much steeper than the 9.5% annual drop in November. Demand is so strong, that whatever is on the market is going quickly.

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Homebuilders tap into millennial renters, downsizing empty nesters: Analyst

Stephen Kim, Evercore ISI, and CNBC's Diana Olick join 'The Exchange' to discuss the strength in homebuilder stocks.

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Mortgage rates fall further, as buyers rush into the first open houses of 2020

The average rate on the 30-year fixed mortgage fell to the lowest level since October this week, according to Mortgage News Daily.

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There's 'fairly good opportunity' for real estate investors in 2020: Eastspring Investments

Ken Wong of Eastspring Investments says 2020 is a "fairly good opportunity" for real estate investors. In particular, he says valuations for Hong Kong and Chinese property developers are "very attractive."

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Wharf REIC is one of my 'top picks,' strategist says

Paul Kitney of Daiwa Capital Markets says Wharf REIC offers a "very substantial" yield and has potential for a turnaround. He also weighs in on the impact of the U.S.-China trade war on greater China markets.

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CEO of WeWork advisor Perella Weinberg says the office-sharing business is 'really, really good'

"The core of the business is a really, really good business," says WeWork advisor Peter Weinberg, whose firm was brought in to help the office-sharing company after it cancelled its IPO.

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Here's why millionaires are flocking to Florida from New York

CNBC's Robert Frank reports on what tax incentives are driving millionaires out of New York and into Florida.

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Australia's housing market may be 'oversupplied': Strategist

The Australian real estate market may be a "big issue" for the country's central bank, says Mathan Somasundaram of Blue Ocean Equities. He also explains why he sees the Australian dollar headed higher rather than lower.

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Sales of Manhattan's priciest apartments plunge almost 40% in fourth quarter

While many brokers say they're optimistic about a potential turnaround in 2020, real estate experts say they expect a continued — though perhaps slower — decline this year as tax pressures and rising inventory keep buyers on the sidelines.

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Unexpected side effect of Iran strike: Mortgage rates stay low as investors flock to bonds

The average rate on the U.S. 30-year fixed mortgage is now at the lowest level in a month, thanks to a run on the bond market overnight. Investors fled to the relative safety of bonds, after the U.S. confirmed an airstrike on Iran's highest military commander.

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January might be the hottest new month for home sales

CNBC's Diana Olick takes a look at how buyers are trying to beat a shortage in some of the hottest markets in the U.S.

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Competition for housing is so high, the spring market is starting now

The severe shortage of homes for sale is upending the sales calendar for the whole housing market. Spring has historically been the busiest buying season, but as competition for homes heats up across the country, January is the new April. Spring starts now.

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A mortgage expert outlines two trends that will affect the housing market in 2020

Jeff Taylor, co-founder and managing director of Digital Risk, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss what to expect from the housing market in 2020.

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Why real estate investors are flocking to Singapore

Singapore has emerged as the top investment prospect for property in Asia Pacific, according to a new report from PwC and the Urban Land Institute. This is no mean feat for the land-scarce country, which has experienced several subpar years, ranking as low as 21 in 2017. CNBC's Nessa Anwar visits the city-state's high-rise offices, opulent bungalows and snazzy condos, to learn how one of the small ...

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SoftBank is on our buy list, says Reyl Singapore

Daryl Liew of Reyl Singapore says the firm has a buy rating on SoftBank on a "sum-of-the-parts basis." From a valuation standpoint, Alibaba makes up almost two-thirds of SoftBank's market cap, he says.

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Some large US banks are 'beautifully positioned': CFRA Research

Kenneth Leon of CFRA Research says most large U.S. banks are benefiting from the health of the domestic economy. He also discusses mortgage rates.

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Mike Bloomberg is trying to convince big-money Democratic donors that he can win in 2020, even though he isn't taking their money

Bloomberg and his team made their pitch to business executives at a breakfast at his campaign headquarters in New York, sources said. Many attendees left impressed.

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Homebuilders, lenders are 'being more conservative' to prevent repeat of 2008: Marcus & Millichap CEO

The housing shortage is "actually very healthy from an investment and economic perspective for the U.S. as a whole," Marcus & Millichap CEO Hessam Nadji said.

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Real estate shortage may be catalyst for a housing crisis in 2020

Hessam Nadjii, CEO of Marcus and Millichap, joins CNBC's "Power Lunch" team to discuss the housing sector and why a housing shortage may become a worsening problem for the U.S. economy.

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Here's what to watch in the housing market in 2020

Tendayi Kapfidze, chief economist at LendingTree, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss the housing sector heading into 2020.

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Weekly mortgage applications pull back as rates edge toward 4%

Mortgage rates moved just a tiny bit higher, but apparently it was enough to dampen interest in refinances.

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2020 Playbook: Real Estate

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on what to expect from the real estate sector in 2020.

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Online mortgage lending platform Better.com fighting bias

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on Better.com, an online mortgage lending platform that's fighting bias, on "Closing Bell."

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How mortgage apps can reduce bias toward minority borrowers

Online lending is quickly taking over the mortgage market with older names like Quicken and LendingTree as well as upstarts like Better.com. Can these online platforms level the playing field for borrowers by reducing bias in the market? CNBC's Diana Olick reports.

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November new home sales up 1.3% vs decline of 0.4% expected

CNBC's Rick Santelli and Diana Olick break down the data for November new home sales.

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Scott Durkin: Wealthy are migrating to states like Florida, Texas because of taxes

Scott Durkin, CEO and president at Douglas Elliman, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss what's in store for the real estate market in 2020.

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If you're a business owner, grab this 20% tax break before the year ends

The new qualified business income deduction can be an attractive one for small business owners who want to save a few dollars in 2019. What you should know before you claim it.

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Housing supply hits record low, igniting prices

The number of homes for sale at the end of November was the lowest on record for the month, according to the National Association of Realtors, which began tracking this metric in 1999. There were just 1.66 million homes on the market, down 5.7% compared with November 2018. That represents a 3.7-month supply at the current sales pace, down from a 4-month supply a year ago.

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Single-family rentals saw big gains in 2019

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on why single-family rentals saw large gains over the course of 2019.

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House passes bill to lift $10,000 cap on state and local tax deductions

The House narrowly passed a measure to repeal the $10,000 limit on state and local tax deductions, but the legislation is unlikely to survive in the Senate. Nevertheless, taxpayers may see the concept make a comeback in 2020.

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November existing home sales miss expectations, down 1.7%

CNBC's Diana Olick details new data on existing home sales and median home prices for the month of November.

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How one historical NYC building is setting new price records

New York's luxury real estate market has been declining for two years, but one building is setting new price records. CNBC's Robert Frank reports.

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The rise of Amazon has led to a split between thriving and struggling malls

In the 2010s, mall owners had to navigate the growth of Apple's iPhone, Amazon's ascent and department stores' demise, among other structural shifts across the retail industry.

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Construction, retail and tourism among the sectors hardest hit by Hong Kong protests: Natixis

Gary Ng of Natixis weighs in on the impact of Hong Kong's protests on the construction, retail and tourism sectors.

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We visited China's newest luxury hotels. Take a look inside

CNBC visited five recently opened luxury hotels in Shanghai, Beijing and Hong Kong.

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Jim Cramer: Housing data show we've 'finally, finally, finally recovered' from the Great Recession

"Good news is actually good news, not a sign that things have gotten overheated and the end is nigh," the "Mad Money" host says about new housing data.

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Fannie Mae boosts 2020 housing forecast

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the housing forecast boost from Fannie Mae.

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Fannie Mae boosts 2020 housing forecast 'significantly'

Fannie Mae predicts builders will expand production more than expected due to a strong labor market and robust consumer spending.

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Mortgage applications drop as interest rates flatten

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the latest weekly mortgage application data.

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Weekly mortgage applications drop 5% as rates flatten

Volume was 65% higher than a year ago, when interest rates were considerably higher, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.

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Mori Trust CEO Miwako Date: 'Management is a crystal ball'

Miwako Date, the president and CEO of Mori Trust, discusses her leadership strategy.

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Third-generation real estate mogul on leading in a male-dominated industry

The name Mori stands out in Japan — the real estate family that has helped to shape Tokyo metropolis. Third-generation CEO Miwako Date talks to Christine Tan about her group's pivot to hotels and her leadership in a male-dominated industry.

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Vietnam's UPGen aims to evolve coworking with new corporate model

Nam Do of Vietnamese coworking business UPGen explains how his model aims to reduce inefficiencies by targeting corporates.

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India's credit cycle downturn set to continue into 2020, says analyst

Ray Farris of Credit Suisse comments on the possible fate of Asian currencies in 2020, and in particular highlights the continued dip in India's credit cycle.

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Four tax breaks that might make a comeback just in time for this year

House lawmakers were able to set aside their differences late Monday and revive a package of expired tax breaks known as "tax extenders." Here are the deductions and credits that might be back in play.

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Recent homebuyer numbers show 'spending is just beginning' for millennials, Jim Cramer says

"After a decade of cocooning, millennials want to buy homes that represent value, which is in keeping with the way they shop for everything else," CNBC's Jim Cramer says.

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Pull back on risky mortgages could shut buyers out of housing market: Economist

Daryl Fairweather, Redfin chief economist, joins 'The Exchange' to disucss why Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are pulling back on risky mortgages.

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Take a look inside of Lachlan Murdoch's new $150 million LA mansion

Media scion Lachlan Murdoch reportedly paid $150 million for an estate in Los Angeles' Bel Air neighborhood, making it the most expensive home ever sold in the city.

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Property magnate warns greed will lead to 'disaster' for Dubai's housing market

Dubai property magnate Hussain Sajwani has repeated calls for an immediate halt to construction.

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REITs will continue to see good performance, JLL says

Regina Lim of JLL says she foresees more initial public offerings for Singapore and Indian REITs. She also says, in the last 12 months, Singapore REITs have made "very nice strategic acquisitions" that will allow them to deepen their exposure in new markets.

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UK property funds flash warning signals as Brexit uncertainty bites

Investors are reconsidering whether to park cash in U.K. property funds amid uncertainty over Brexit and the future of the retail sector.

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Refinance boom pushes weekly mortgage applications higher

By now you would think just about everyone had refinanced their mortgage to today's historically low interest rates, but apparently not. Refinance volume drove total mortgage application activity 3.8% higher last week, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.

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Australian regulators won't try to slow the housing market: Analyst

Louis Christopher of SQM Research says authorities are hoping the rise in Australia's real estate market will feed through to greater confidence in the economy, but he has "serious questions" about that view because the housing recovery is not creating more jobs.

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Will teens save America's Malls?

CNBC's Diana Olick on a CBRE report that says teenagers will return to malls in 2020.

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Teens could be a saving grace for malls, new research says

Millennials may have fled the malls, but brick-and-mortar retail is apparently more appealing to Generation Z. Teenagers are becoming big spenders, and they like to do a lot of that spending in actual stores, according to new research from CBRE.

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Refinancing surges as homeowners pull out the most cash in 12 years

Cash-out refinances were up 24% since the last quarter of 2018 and made up 52% of all refinances.

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The US consumer is on 'firm footing,' says investor

Chad Morganlander of Washington Crossing Advisors says he's not terribly concerned about the U.S. consumer, and consumption patterns in the U.S., including for big ticket items such as housing, are likely to remain stable.

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Millennials will surpass 50 percent of all home mortgages in 2020

Ken Leon, CFRA analyst, and CNBC's Diana Olick join 'The Exchange' to discuss the rise in millennial homeowners and the struggle the housing market is facing in trying to meet the demand.

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Homebuilders aren't keeping up with millennials

Millennials are expected to be the largest single cohort of homebuyers next year, but the nation's homebuilders are not keeping up.

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Weekly mortgage applications drop 9% as refinances pull back

The combination of a holiday week and a stagnant mortgage rate environment kept borrowers away from their lenders last week.

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Harsh housing forecast for 2020, especially in these big cities

Home sales will drop, the housing shortage could become the worst in U.S. history, and in some major cities home values will shrink. That is the crux of the 2020 forecast from researchers at realtor.com.

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Hedge fund manager buys Palm Beach estate for $111 million

A hedge fund manager just bought the most expensive Florida mansion ever sold. CNBC's Robert Frank reports.

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