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China retail sales data beats, even as economy rebalances consumption

CNBC's Eunice Yoon and Martin Soong report from Beijing, China, on the Communist Party's five-yearly National Congress.

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Internet scammers are now infiltrating housing market on closing day. Here's how they do it

CNBC's Diana Olick takes a look at how some digital schemers have been able to target real estate agents, title companies and homebuyers with fraudulent emails in an attempt to divert down payment money to other accounts.

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China needs to balance economic growth with clean air: Portfolio manager

Conrad Saldanha, senior portfolio manager for emerging market equities at Neuberger Berman, speaks about the Chinese economy.

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Stifel's case for materials stocks

Stanley Elliott, Stifel analyst, discusses what's driving the normally underperforming material stocks.

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Natural disasters compound housing's labor market

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the housing labor market tightening after natural disasters ravage certain regions.

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Prologis CEO on the e-commerce effect on warehouses

Hamid Moghadam, Prologis CEO, discusses how his company is taking advantage of the booming e-commerce space with warehouses to fulfill the needs of the consumer.

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'The housing market can't take the shock of a natural event,' real estate economist warns

Given the acute construction labor shortage, reconstruction and its repercussions in residential real estate could be yet another disaster.

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Rising seas threaten nearly $1 trillion worth of US homes, says Zillow

More than $900 billion worth of U.S. residential real estate could be lost, a new report says.

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US housing starts hit one-year low; building permits tumble

U.S. homebuilding fell to a one-year low in September as Hurricanes Harvey and Irma disrupted the construction of single-family homes in the South.

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Housing starts down 4.7% in September

CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest data on housing.

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Weekly mortgage applications rise 3.6% after rates dip

Total mortgage application volume rose 3.6 percent for the week, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.

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HGTV's Chip and Joanna Gaines at the NYSE

Chip and Joanna Gaines, HGTV’s “Fixer Upper” co-hosts, discuss what's next for the power couple as they finish up the last season of their show.

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Fundamentals continue to support bull market: Richard Bernstein

Richard Bernstein, Richard Bernstein Advisors, discusses what contributed to the Dow hitting 23,000 intraday.

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Homebuilder sentiment rises 4 points to 68 in October

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

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Homebuilder confidence jumps to 6-month high in October

After a hurricane-induced dip, confidence among U.S. homebuilders increased more than expected in October.

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This $18 million estate is one of the most expensive homes in Brooklyn

This 14,000 square foot estate is one of Brooklyn's priciest properties.

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London house prices tumble at fastest rate since fallout from financial crisis

The average cost of a home in Greater London is shrinking for only the third time in 10 years.

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Australia's household debt is rising — but its treasurer says the situation is under control

Australian Treasurer Scott Morrison says measures undertaken by regulators have put household debt issues under control.

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There's a reason Australia reports consistent quarterly growth: Treasurer

Australian Treasurer Scott Morrison says policymakers in the country are alive to risks in the housing market, but "we've got five times coverage" on those debts and the fundamentals are driven by supply and demand.

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Singapore's residential market is showing some 'green shoots'

Andrew Lim, Group CFO, CapitaLand, said there are signs residential sales in Singapore are on the upswing, but land bid prices are a worry.

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This $27 million Miami mansion is owned by a Bacardi heiress

CNBC's "Secret Lives of the Super Rich" takes you inside the mega-home that includes a crystal-tiled steam room and a bulletproof hideout.

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Bitcoin is finally buying into US real estate

It is already in retail and restaurants; it was only a matter of time before bitcoin took on real estate.

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Hotel chains are experimenting with Airbnb-like services

New alliances and investments show how the industry is evolving, or at least hedging its bets, Curbed reports.

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Want to be a landlord? These are the top markets this fall for investing in rental homes

While the picture of high home prices and tight supply may look bleak, certain local markets are still lucrative.

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Crowdfunding your home

Is crowdfunding a new source of cash to help the housing market, or is it a too easy and risky way for homeownership without much “skin in the game?" Rick Sharga, Ten-X EVP and John Taylor, National Community Reinvestment Coalition, discuss.

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Goldman wants to help flip that house

Add house-flippers to Goldman Sachs' ever-expanding roster of potential clients as the Wall Street firm hunts for new ways to make money

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Millennials: The savvy, stay-at-home generation

Millennials are increasingly moving home with their parents, Curbed reports. But don't call them lazy. Call them savvy.

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Amazon makes warehouses 'sexy' again, real estate exec says

It's not just Amazon that needs distribution centers — more and more e-retailers are looking for industrial facilities.

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Jared Kushner hid one of his companies on a disclosure form — then profited

Trump's senior advisor and son-in-law Jared Kushner "enriched himself" by not revealing ownership of a real estate tech business, Newsweek reports.

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China's richest man built fortune even as debt mountain climbed

Xu Jiayin boasts a reported $43 billion net worth, but his real estate business is the second-most indebted in China.

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Airbnb is teaming up with a local developer to build a large apartment complex in Florida

Airbnb has joined Miami-based Newgard Development Group to build apartments for home-sharing, further challenging the traditional hotel industry.

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Warehouse boon fueled by Amazon's expanding need for space: Black Creek Group president

Raj Dhanda, Black Creek Group president, explains how Amazon is driving growth in commercial real estate and where he is seeing the greatest demand.

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Mortgage applications drop 2.1% as interest rates hit highest level since July

Most of the drop stemmed from a continued reduction in refinances, but applications to purchase a home also fell.

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Wildfires kill at least 17 people in Northern California

Fast-moving wildfires have ripped through the heart of California's wine country, killing at least 17 people as more than 20,000 evacuate their homes.

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Hong Kong is ready to use farm land for housing

Nicole Wong, regional head of Property Research, CLSA (HK), says the Chinese territory of Hong Kong is ready to utilize farm land to significantly boost housing stock, but infrastructure like roads and trains are needed first.

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Why do even small flats have a $500,000 down payment in Hong Kong?

Hong Kong's sky-high housing prices are a result of government policy with supply having dropped up to 65 percent from the long-term average, says Peter Churchouse of the Churchouse Letter.

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How Trump tax plan would alter mortgage interest deduction

Homeowners have a deduction from their taxes for the interest they pay on their mortgages.

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Rent in San Francisco, but buy in Detroit

You're better off renting than buying a home alone in cities like San Jose and San Francisco.

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How Trump tax plan would alter mortgage interest deduction

Homeowners have a deduction from their taxes for the interest on their mortgages, but Trump's tax proposal will steer some away from this tax break.

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Mall owner opts to go dark on Thanksgiving

CBL Properties, a retail real estate investment trust, will keep its doors closed this Thanksgiving - again.

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Wildfires take toll on California's famed wine country

CNBC's Aditi Roy reports on the impact wildfires are having on some of California wineries.

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California wildfires put thousand of homes at risk

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the enormous cost and risk associated with California's wildfires.

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Step inside Switzerland's most expensive estate

This seven-level home in St. Moritz, Switzerland, is on the market for a whopping $185 million.

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Renters think the housing market is finally loosening up

There has been a sudden burst of optimism among potential homebuyers in a monthly sentiment survey from Fannie Mae.

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Renters think the housing market is finally loosening up, fueling a sudden optimism among homebuyers

There has been a sudden burst of optimism among potential homebuyers in a monthly sentiment survey from Fannie Mae.

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The Fed's unwinding will ripple through debt markets in mysterious ways

Mark Tinker, head of Framlington Equities Asia, AXA Investment Managers, says investors should watch for changes in trading patterns as the Fed starts to unwind its balance sheet.

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Apparel retailer Forever 21 tests the beauty market with its first Riley Rose store

Forever 21's Riley Rose stores are hitting the market at a time when the specialty apparel business remains challenging.

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How do hurricanes affect the economy?

The economic impacts of hurricanes can last years, if not decades, according to new research from the International Monetary Fund. CNBC's Elizabeth Schulze explains.

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Mall owner rebrands itself to escape 'retail apocalypse' narrative

CBL & Associates Properties, a Tennessee-based retail real estate investment trust, has been fighting the idea that malls are "dying."

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Mall owner rebrands itself amid 'retail apocalypse' narrative

CBL & Associates Properties, a retail real estate investment trust, has been fighting the idea that malls are "dying."

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A new way to buy a home—crowdfunding the down payment with no money of your own

Mortgage lender CMG Financial recently introduced a crowdfunding platform for prospective homeowners.

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Crowdfunding your way into home ownership. Here's how

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on a plan that provides funding to homebuyers seeking a down payment.

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We're not anywhere near bubble conditions: Zillow chief economist

Svenja Gudell, Zillow chief economist, discusses the increase of adjusted rate mortgages and what it says about the overall housing market. CNBC's Diana Olick also weighs in.

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Adjustable rate mortgages jumped 40 percent in second quarter of 2017

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the rising number of homebuyers taking on riskier mortgages as houses get less affordable.

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Mortgage demand down as rates and prices climb

CNBC's Diana Olick provides the latest read on mortgage applications, which were down 0.4 percent versus last week.

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Mortgage demand stalls along with rates and sales

Mortgage application volume slipped 0.4 percent last week, the Mortgage Bankers Association says.

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Homebuyers rush to riskier mortgages as home prices heat up

The number of adjustable-rate mortgage originations jumped just over 40 percent from the first quarter of this year to the second.

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Average Manhattan apartment costs $2.2 million

CNBC's Robert Frank reports on the pace of Manhattan real estate.

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Warren Buffett: We tried housing authorities, that model doesn't work

Berkshire Hathaway's Warren Buffett speaks to CNBC's Becky Quick about combatting poverty at the Purpose Built Communities conference in Omaha, Nebraska.

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Warren Buffett: Equality of opportunity is an empty promise

Berkshire Hathaway's Warren Buffett speaks to CNBC's Becky Quick about combatting poverty at the Purpose Built Communities conference in Omaha, Nebraska.

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Homebuyers rush to riskier mortgages as home prices heat up

The gains in home prices are getting bigger again, and that has more potential buyers looking for ways to afford the monthly payment.

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Manhattan apartment sales highest in two years

Manhattan apartment sales were the strongest in two years, according to Douglas Elliman Real Estate and Miller Samuel Real Estate Appraisers and Consultants.

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Manhattan apartment sales highest in two years

Stronger sales were driven by slightly softer prices, especially at the high end.

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Urban Asia at risk from rising inequality

Victoria Kwakwa, VP for East Asia and Pacific, World Bank Group, says rising urban inequality in Asia has a direct impact on growth.

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The euro has tailwinds, but the Aussie faces risks

Economic fundamentals across the euro zone support the euro, but Australia's uneven housing market is a risk for the Aussie, says Kelvin Tay, MD & Regional CIO, UBS Wealth Management.

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Retail REIT chief says his mall properties are 'detoxing,' adding experiential stores

Jim Cramer sits down with PREIT CEO Joseph Coradino to hear how retail real estate is faring in a pressured environment.

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Gary Cohn: 'People don't buy homes because of the mortgage deduction'-or do they?

Trump's chief economic advisor has ignited a debate about the economic effect of the mortgage interest deduction on home buying.

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Gary Cohn: 'People don't buy homes because of the mortgage deduction'—or do they?

Gary Cohn: "People don't buy homes because of the mortgage deduction"—or do they?

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Dan Gilbert: I got racist voicemails after the LeBron James Trump tweet

"I didn't even tell LeBron this. Now he's going to know," says the NBA's Cleveland Cavaliers owner.

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Quicken Loans founder: I agree with Gary Cohn — mortgage deductions aren't why people buy homes

Changes under the new GOP tax plan would make the mortgage deduction less attractive.

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Quicken Loans founder Dan Gilbert: As long as rates are reasonable, mortgage deduction going away doesn't matter

Dan Gilbert, Rock Ventures chairman, Quicken Loans founder and Cleveland Cavaliers owner, discusses the rhetoric around the Republican tax reform plan and the possibility that the mortgage interest deduction might be scrapped.

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Flat-fee realtors

Reporter Diana Olick finds a new company offering all real estate services for a set fee of $3,200. Will this new challenger disrupt realtor commissions?

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Industry groups are split on how the GOP tax plan will affect the housing market

Associations representing home builders and realtors had near-opposite takes on the newly unveiled tax plan.

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Analysts break down bear and bull cases for homebuilder stocks

Jack Micenko, Susquehanna Financial Group homebuilder analyst, and Ken Zener, KeyBanc Capital Markets homebuilder analyst, debate which homebuilders to invest in as hurricane devastated areas begin to recover.

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UBS: Toronto is in a "bubble risk" zone

At least seven major cities are in a "bubble risk" zone, according to Global Real Estate Bubble Index from UBS.

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4 big tax breaks you may lose under GOP tax plan

Only deductions for mortgage interest and charitable donations are explicitly protected under the Republican tax plan.

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Effect of tax reform on the housing market is unclear

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on how the Republicans' tax reform plan may affect the housing market with the possibilities like doing away with the mortgage interest deduction.

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NAHB CEO: We have to look at tax reform plan holistically

Jerry Howard, National Association of Homebuilders (NAHB) CEO, discusses the Republicans' tax reform plan and what it could mean for home builders and home buyers.

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Toronto, London and these other major housing markets are in a risky bubble, UBS says

In at least seven major cities, home prices are rising too far and too fast, UBS says.

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CNBC gets exclusive look at LA's $500 million mega-house

CNBC's Robert Frank, takes a tour of the most expensive listing in America.

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‘Oscars of the start-up world’ has an exciting new winner looking to disrupt property finance

LendInvest, an online marketplace platform for property lending and investing, was named the most valuable tech company at the Investor Allstars event.

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A good time to return to the stock market for this real estate broker?

Jack Chua, group CEO, ERA, says the real estate company is coming back to the stock market now because there is an upswing in property sales.

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Housing number one political focus for Irish government: Green REIT CEO

Green Property REIT Ventures CEO Pat Gunne speaks about developing housing in Dublin, Ireland.

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China wants to create its own version of Orlando, and it just enlisted Real Madrid's help

Hengqin is being transformed into China's newest tourism haven and is dubbed by some as the country's answer to Orlando.

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Here's why a lot of Florida homes survived Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma's steamroll over the Lower Keys left billions of dollars in damage, Miami Herald Reports.

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A down payment with a catch: You must be an Airbnb host

A service in Seattle will provide prospective home buyers with a down payment in exchange for Airbnb income, N.Y. Times reports.

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Here’s why a lot of Florida homes survived Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma's steamroll over the Lower Keys left billions of dollars in damage, Miami Herald Reports.

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These are the best cities for women to buy a home

The Midwest may be the best place for single and unmarried women to buy a new home, USA Today reports.

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Hurricanes hit homebuilder confidence hard in September

There was already a labor shortage in the construction industry, and two damaging hurricanes only made matters worse.

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'The Wolf of Wall Street' producer settles US suit linked to Malaysian fund 1MDB

The maker of "The Wolf of Wall Street," has settled a U.S. suit to seize assets allegedly bought with funds stolen from 1MDB.

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Wal-Mart plans for new home office in Bentonville to help lure 'high-quality talent'

Wal-Mart said the new campus will include improved parking, meal services and fitness opportunities.

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No more 6% commission - these brokers will sell your house for a flat-fee

On the agent side, the draw is that real estate professionals no longer have to negotiate commissions and haggle with other agents.

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You may not live in Florida or Texas, but your insurance rates could spike because of hurricanes

People living in the areas slammed by the hurricanes are most at risk for auto and homeowners rate increases, USA Today reports.

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No more 6% commission – these brokers will sell your house for a flat fee

On the agent side, the draw is that real estate professionals no longer have to negotiate commissions and haggle with other agents.

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The UK may not be the only victim as Brexit hits Frankfurt housing

Frankfurt's emergence as the destination of choice for banks looking to expand their European operations post-Brexit is a boon for its economy, but it has also raised concerns about the housing market's ability to cope with this sudden population surge.

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Winning in Asia's massive credit market requires more than one strategy, says investor

If investors want to profit from Asian credit, they must vary strategies, said Ilfryn Carstairs of Varde Partners.

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High home prices cause house flippers to pull back

After two straight years of gains, the rate of home flipping flattened in the second quarter of this year.

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Flood protection: Everything you need to know

After devastating hurricanes, experts offer tips on how to prepare and rebuild your home after a natural disaster, Curbed reports.

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High home prices cause house flippers to pull back

After two straight years of gains, the rate of home flipping flattened in the second quarter of this year.

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Homebuilder Lennar expects Hurricane Irma to cause delays in home deliveries

U.S. homebuilder Lennar said it expects hundreds of home deliveries in Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina to be delayed due to Hurricane Irma.

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Mortgage applications leap nearly 10% on lowest rates in almost a year

Homebuyers are clamoring to capitalize on the lowest interest rates in almost a year, driving mortgage application volume 9.9 percent higher.

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Technologies like A.I., blockchain and drones ‘majorly’ disrupting insurance industry, report says

Insurance firms are facing increasing competitive pressure on all fronts due to the rise of insurance technology (insurtech), according to a report.

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We will see a lot of movement in Florida real estate market: One Sotheby's Saddy Delgado

Saddy Delgado, One Sotheby vice president, discusses Florida real estate after Hurricane Irma devastates areas of southern Florida.

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Homebuilder sector to make up Irma losses quickly; building products unclear: Credit Suisse's Maklari

Susan Maklari, Credit Suisse analyst, says the homebuilder sector will make up Irma losses quickly, but building products have a murkier future.

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"Profits with a Purpose" -- Turner Impact Capital's Bobby Turner

Bobby Turner, Turner Impact Capital, discusses his approach to social impact investing.

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Property values will bounce back on coastal homes after hurricanes: Economist

Svenja Gudell, chief economist at Zillow, discuss the impact of Hurricane Irma on the housing market and housing mortgages.

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Harvey mortgage impact could be four times worse than predicted

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the impact of home mortgages after Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.

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Harvey’s hit to mortgages could be four times worse than predicted—and then there’s Irma

As many as 300,000 borrowers could become delinquent on their loans following Hurricane Harvey.

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Mortgage applications leap nearly 10%

Homebuyers are clamoring to capitalize on the lowest interest rates in almost a year, driving mortgage application volume 9.9 percent higher.

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Barry Sternlicht: Devastation in Caribbean after Irma is 'heartbreaking'

Three different stories emerge after Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma, says Barry Sternlicht, Starwood Capital Group chairman and chief executive officer, talking about the rebuilding efforts in Houston, Florida and the Caribbean.

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Retail malls are going to evolve: Starwood Capital's Barry Sternlicht

The biggest problem with malls is apparel, says Barry Sternlicht, Starwood Capital Group chairman and chief executive officer, sharing his thoughts on the future of malls and weighing in on special purpose acquisition companies versus going public.

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Florida is getting better at dealing with storms: Expert

Kevin Maloney of Property Markets Group says most of Miami's building are intact post-Hurricane Irma due to Florida's improving building code.

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Recovery timing from Irma and Harvey will differ for business, homeowners

Homeowners may lag businesses in getting insurance payments to recover from Harvey and Irma, says Hessam Nadji, CEO, Marcus & Millichap.

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TPG Capital's James Coulter: Buyout is just a tool, I'm an investor

James Coulter, TPG Capital co-founder, speaks with CNBC's David Faber at Delivering Alpha about the state of private equity.

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How business was battered by Hurricane Irma

Ahead of Hurricane Irma, industries including air travel, freight and amusement parks were bracing for the storm, N.Y. Times reports.

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Lenders, investors breathe easier as hurricane waters recede

Financial institutions with exposure to U.S. properties hit by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma are tempering their loss estimates.

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Trump's Dubai resort project hired a Chinese state-owned firm

The Trump Organization's partner in a Dubai project has awarded a contract to a Chinese state-owned firm.

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Turnberry CEO: Hurricanes ultimately won't affect property prices

Jeff Soffer, Turnberry CEO, discusses the rebuilding efforts at the developer's Miami properties.

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Trump administration reportedly backs off proposal to strengthen homes in flood zones

The Trump administration's reported decision comes as the nation gets set to rebuild from hurricanes Harvey and Irma.

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Nordstrom to roll out smaller stores with no merchandise, more experiences

Nordstrom Local will have dressing rooms for shoppers to try on clothes, but it won't keep inventory in stock.

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Hurricane Irma's impact on Florida's housing construction boom

Diana Olick explains how the mass expansion in Florida's real estate market could be impacted by Hurricane Irma.

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Thai economy is getting better: Sansiri CEO

Apichart Chutrakul, CEO of Sansiri, says the property developer is launching its Taka Haus development as the economy picks up in Thailand.

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How much does it cost to evacuate ahead of a storm?

Dan Odess, GlobalPro Recovery CEO, discusses how to prepare for a hurricane before leaving home and how much it costs to evacuate and recover.

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Florida homeowners prepare for Hurricane Irma

Samantha DiBianchi, DeBianchi Real Estate, discusses developers currently building in the Miami Beach area and how homeowners are preparing for the storm.

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A swath of newly built homes lay in Irma's path

Will new South Florida building codes stand the test of a direct hit from Category 4 Hurricane Irma?

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A staggering swath of newly built South Florida homes lie in Irma's path

Hurricane Irma is poised to overshadow the residential destruction of Hurricane Andrew because there is so much more for it to destroy.

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A weaker pound has aided investment in London commercial property

Investors from around the globe have taken advantage of a weaker pound since the Brexit referendum to buy into London commercial real estate, says Chris Brett, executive director and head of International Capital Markets, CBRE EMEA.

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From Dallas to Baltimore, these cities are already vying to be Amazon's new headquarters

Chicago, Baltimore, Nashville, New York City and other cities are already plugging themselves as candidates.

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Why the Midwest could make sense for Amazon's new headquarters

Amazon has yet to confirm a location for its second base, although it said it prefers cities or suburban locations with more than 1 million people.

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NYT: Why Hurricane Irma could hurt Florida, a lot

As Hurricane Irma approaches, Florida's most valuable properties are especially vulnerable, N.Y. Times reports

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Why wildfires are raging so close to US cities this year

Even the smoke is making air unhealthy for cities hundreds of miles away, Curbed reports.

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Amazon's new headquarters is an opportunity for a state to be a new Silicon Valley: James Thomson

James Thomson, Buy Box Experts partner and former Amazon head of services, discusses Amazon's announcement that it is looking for a location for a second headquarters in North America.

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Why Hurricane Irma could hurt, a lot: Much lies in harm’s way

As Hurricane Irma approaches, Florida's newest and most valuable properties are especially vulnerable, N.Y. Times reports.

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Lower mortgage rates push more borrowers to refinance, as Harvey hits the data

Mortgage applications finally moved slightly higher last week, spurred by refinancers, as interest rates moved decisively lower.

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Grade A office space supply-demand in Hong Kong is 'quite ok'

Demand for Grade A office space by Chinese companies is driving a healthy supply-demand dynamic in Hong Kong, says Keith Wu, CEO and executive director, Sunlight REIT.

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Real estate project in Dubai to be the 'first major development where you can purchase in bitcoin'

A 250 million pound ($325 million) development launched in Dubai — and the people behind it don't mind bitcoin payments.

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‘Nothing was illegal’: British lingerie tycoon defends boyfriend over alleged link to tax avoidance

British entrepreneur and parliamentarian Michelle Mone has defended her billionaire boyfriend over his links to an alleged £13 million ($16.9 million) tax avoidance scheme.

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Lower mortgage rates push more borrowers to refinance, as Harvey mucks up the data

Total mortgage application volume increased 3.3 percent, from the previous week, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.

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Over a thousand home seekers chase just four apartments in new residential project in Hong Kong

The odds were stacked against them, at more than 300 to 1. But in a property market as hot as Hong Kong's that wasn't enough to stop some 1,300 home seekers queuing for a chance to get their hands on just four flats in Parc City, Tsuen Wan.

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Almost half of top US housing markets are 'overvalued'

Prices are soaring, and incomes are not keeping pace.

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Hurricane Irma's damage could be most ever, topping Katrina, Barclays predicts

Barclays analyst predicts that Hurricane Irma's insured damage in Florida could top that inflicted by Hurricane Katrina.

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Hurricane Irma is already causing insurance stocks to plunge

Stock prices of Florida home insurers plunge after Hurricane Irma strengthened to a Category 5 storm.

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What salaries can afford a median priced home in the US?

CNBC's Diana Olick reports the latest on the salary you’ll need to be a home buyer this fall.

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Chinese property stocks will continue to outperform: Analyst

Sunac stock hit a record high after first-half net profit rose 1,683.4 percent. Dickie Wong of Kingston Securities says property stocks that underperformed in the first half are a better buy.

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Mid-level property developers in China remain a good bet

Demand for housing in China at the mid-level remains robust and developers in the sector worth a look, says Uwe Parpart, chief strategist, Capital Link International.

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Homeowners faced an Airbnb nightmare as renters left them facing huge fines, angry neighbors

When tenants put their homes up on Airbnb illegally, homeowners rack up thousands in fines from cities and homeowner's associations.

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Harvey hit at least $23 billion worth of property

The properties affected by flooding reflect market value, not damage estimates.

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Texas just passed a law making it harder to sue insurance companies that 'abuse' policyholders

A new Texas law will protect abusive insurers, said a former top insurance official.

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Water damage warning signs include odor, dampness

CNBC's Diana Olick discusses how to protect your home from flooding.

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FT: 'Nonprime has a nice ring to it': the return of the high-risk mortgage

Veteran underwriter of subprime mortgages, Dan Perl is leading a small band of lenders making subprime loans once more, the Financial Times writes.

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Here are 6 steps to protecting your home from flooding

There is no way to keep a home dry in five feet of rain, but there are steps homeowners can take to protect their homes from strong rain.

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Subprime is now ‘nonprime’: High-risk mortgage lending is back

Subprime loans were one of the main causes of the financial crisis. But lending to high-risk borrowers are making a comeback, Financial Times reports.

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Home sales drop-again-and will continue 'unless supply miraculously improves'

Pending home sales fell 0.8 percent compared to June, according to the National Association of Realtors.

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Home sales drop again in July and will continue ‘unless supply miraculously improves’

Home sales continued their downward slide in July, with buyers signing fewer contracts to buy existing homes.

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Floods can happen anywhere, even on mountain tops: Insurance Information Institute's Loretta Worters

Loretta Worters, Insurance Information Institute, talks about the economic impact of Hurricane Harvey on homeowners, and the importance of having flood insurance no matter where people live.

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Majority of Harvey losses likely to be uninsured

CNBC's Morgan Brennan takes a look at preliminary data on flood damage and the economic impact of Hurricane Harvey.

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Is coworking really the future?

The demand for coworking spaces is surging around the world, with even corporates now getting into the game. CNBC's Uptin Saiidi explores why.

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Mortgage applications fall again, as borrowers wait for even lower rates

Applications to refinance fell 2 percent for the week and are down 41 percent from a year ago.

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Australia's east coast is providing boom conditions for building materials

Growth in housing starts along Australia's east coast are at, or above, boom-time levels, says Mike Kane, MD & CEO, Boral.

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How historic flooding in Texas is affecting homebuilders

Sheryl Palmer, Taylor Morrison president & CEO, discusses how Hurricane Harvey is impacting her homebuilder brands and the homebuilding industry in the devastated areas of Texas.

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Hurricane housing impact on Houston borrowers

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the housing impact on mortgages from Hurricane Harvey compared to Hurricane Katrina.

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Estimated cost of Harvey clean-up effort up to $57 million

Chuck Watson, director of research and development at Enki Research, assesses the damage Harvey could cost impacted areas of Texas.

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Harvey hits mortgages as flood-stricken homeowners are unlikely to pay

Whether or not people can or choose to keep paying their home loans will depend entirely on their insurance.

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Harvey aftermath puts some homeowners at risk

CNBC's Diana Olick reports new numbers on mortgages could signal potential trouble for housing in the Houston area.

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Don Peebles: Communities change after storms like Harvey

Don Peebles, Peebles Corporation CEO and chairman, discusses rebuilding after natural disasters like Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Katrina.

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The US housing market still has a serious hangover

Rising home values should generate more supply, but may be pricing out millennials, says Breakingviews' Robert Cyran.

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Buyers 'fight over scraps' in ever-pricier housing

The supply of homes for sale at the end of July was 9 percent lower compared with July of 2016, according to the National Association of Realtors.

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Buyers 'fight over scraps' in ever-pricier housing

Home prices are continuing to rise. Demand has not fallen off, and bidding wars are to be expected with most offers.

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Hurricane Harvey devastates housing market

Melissa Mims, ReMax broker associate in Bellaire, TX, discusses the flooding around the Texas region after Hurricane Harvey.

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Harvey housing recovery will be among largest in US

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on home builders facing labor shortage from Hurricane Harvey.

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Major metro area home prices up 5.8% year-over-year, rising from 5.7% in May

The U.S. National Home Price NSA Index reports a 5.8 percent annual gain in June, slightly higher than in May, according to data from S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller.

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Major metro area home prices up 5.8% year-over-year, rising from 5.7% in May

The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller home price index increased slightly from May to June, while a key composite held steady.

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Habitat for Humanity CEO: Three phases of disaster relief and recovery

Jonathan Reckford, Habitat for Humanity CEO, provides insight to responding, cleaning up and rebuilding after catastrophic events.

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Airbnb waiving fees for evacuees, hosts offering free shelter

Kellie Bentz, Airbnb head of global disaster response and relief, talks about the company's disaster response plan for those people displaced by Hurricane Harvey.

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How businesses and homes can recover after Harvey's historic flooding

Mary Kay Wegner, ServiceMaster Franchise Services Group president, provides insight to what it takes for homes and businesses to recover from a storm like Harvey.

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Hurricane Harvey pressures already tight Houston housing market

CNBC's Diana Olick reports tens of thousands of residents are now displaced as locations are sought to put displaced homeowners.

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German housing market is a headache for Angela Merkel's government

CNBC's Annette Weisbach reports on the German real estate market.

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Trump's company reportedly pursued Moscow tower while he ran for president

Trump’s company chased a deal to build a tower in Moscow while he ran for president, the Washington Post reported.

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Trump associate reportedly said Russia deal would 'get Donald elected'

President Donald Trump's business associate said a real estate deal in Russia could help get the then-candidate elected, according to The New York Times.

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China may be crippling some of its largest companies with a crackdown on investment

If Beijing were to order a sale of company assets, it could end up hurting, rather than helping, the bottom line.

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Cramer Remix: Believe it or not—not all of retail is falling victim to Amazon

Cramer explains how these merchants are fighting back against "the dark star" of retail.

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Box office softness barely affects our revenues, says lifestyle REIT CEO

Jim Cramer spoke to EPR Properties President and CEO Greg Silvers to hear how box office weakness is affecting his lifestyle real estate investment trust.

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Cramer Remix: Believe it or not—not all of retail is falling victim to Amazon

Jim Cramer explains how these merchants are fighting back against "the dark star" of retail.

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Here's how housing's woes could get worse

The Federal Reserve is about to shed much of its investment in mortgage-backed bonds.

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Here’s how housing’s woes could get worse

Low supply, high demand and increased prices cast a long shadow over the housing market — and it could get worse.

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A third of luxe real estate deals involve 'suspicious activity'

The Treasury Department said 30 percent of high-end real estate deals that were subject under a new watchdog program involved "suspicious activity" and potential money-laundering.

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Is now the time to invest in a Hong Kong parking lot?

Prices for car park spaces might have risen more than secondary homes in the past 12 years, but yields on parking space are only at 2 percent now, says Denis Ma of JLL.

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5 tips for investing in rental property

Rental property can be a great source of income, or it can become a huge headache, U.S. News reports.

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Here are the 28 Kmart stores that Sears is closing next

The stores will close in mid-November except for a Kmart in North Miami Beach, Fla., which will close in mid-December.

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A third of luxe real estate deals involve 'suspicious activity'

The Treasury Department said that 30 percent of high-end real-estate deals that were subject under a new watchdog program involved "suspicious activity" and potential money-laundering.

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There are no more low-priced homes

Home prices are higher at virtually every price point, but the gains are biggest at the low end where demand is highest.

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Big tech companies like Google and Facebook are fueling a housing crisis in Silicon Valley

Powerful tech companies are gobbling up land in California that once belonged to low-income residents, Financial Times reports.

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There are no more low-priced homes

Home prices are higher at virtually every price point, but the gains are biggest at the low end where demand is highest.

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Existing home sales down 1.3% in July

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

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US existing home sales unexpectedly fall in July

U.S. home resales volumes were expected to rise in July to reverse losses from June.

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Chinese outbound real estate investment down, but not out: Researcher

Chinese policymakers oppose "irrational" overseas real estate buys, but they have not stopped all transactions, notes Nicholas Holt, Asia-Pacific head of Research, Knight Frank.

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Home furnishing names face intense pressure from Amazon: BTIG's Alan Rifkin

Alan Rifkin, BTIG, and Liz Dunn, Pro4ma, debate how to buy into housing stocks, through home improvement or furnishings.

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Changes to that popular mortgage deduction won't rattle the housing market, economist says

What's driving real estate "is our sense of where we're going and the uncertainty" with the new administration, Robert Shiller said.

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Here's why new home sales tanked

Sales dropped 9.4 percent in July compared to June, according to the U.S. Census.

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Mortgage interest deduction would affect small amount of taxpayers: Yale University's Robert Shiller

Robert Shiller, Yale University economics professor and Case-Shiller Index co-founder, discusses whether the mortgage interest deduction is at risk for home buyers.

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Here’s why new home sales tanked

Newly built homes are more expensive than they've ever been before. That's why sales are suffering.

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New home sales plunge 9.4% in July, falling to 7-month low

The Commerce Department said on Wednesday new home sales tumbled to the lowest level since December 2016.

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New home sales down 9.4%

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

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Housing growth happening in lower cost areas: KeyBanc's Kenneth Zener

Kenneth Zener, KeyBanc Capital Markets, weighs in on the health of the housing markets and home builder sentiment.

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Weekly mortgage apps fall 0.5%

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the Mortgage Bankers Association's latest data on home financing.

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Mortgage volume stuck for second straight week, but jumbo loans get cheaper

Both homeowners and homebuyers seem unimpressed by the lowest mortgage interest rates of the year.

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Changes aside from Brexit impacting central London property: JLL

Adam Challis, head of residential research for EMEA at JLL, speaks about the property market in London's city center.

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China's Dalian Wanda drops plans to buy Nine Elms Square in London

Dalian Wanda Group said on Tuesday it had scrapped plans to buy Nine Elms Square in London, the latest setback for the Chinese conglomerate as Beijing tightens controls on overseas investment.

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Changing mortgage deduction would discourage homeownership: Toll Brothers CEO

Making changes to the popular mortgage interest rate deduction would be "very bad policy," Toll Brothers CEO Doug Yearley told CNBC on Tuesday.

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Will Lowe’s be the next victim of Amazon’s success?

Boris Schlossberg of BK Asset Management says Lowe's may be in trouble as it feels pressure from two external forces: Amazon and the possibility of rising interest rates.

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Popular mortgage deduction could get a haircut in tax reform

The mortgage interest tax deduction has long been considered politically untouchable — until now, that is.

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Toll Brothers CEO: Capping mortgage interest deduction would discourage home ownership

Toll Brothers CEO Doug Yearley discusses Washington's tax plan, including capping the mortgage interest deduction.

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Don't see supply issues: Toll Brothers CEO

Doug Yearley, Toll Brothers CEO, weighs in on housing and the company's stock.

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With Whole Foods, Amazon enters an overcrowded supermarket space

The real estate industry cheered news of Amazon getting into brick and mortar, but worry has picked up concerning what will happen to existing supermarket chains.

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Inside Jay Z and Beyonce’s mansion-hunting journey

You know Los Angeles real estate is getting expensive when Jay Z and Beyonce are getting outbid.

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Mortgage interest deduction on the table?

CNBC's Diana Olick reports the latest on if the mortgage interest deduction is really in play and what a reduction in the cap may mean for homebuyers and the housing market.

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Trump's Dubai business associates to build Versace-branded tower block in London

DAMAC International is building a 50-storey tower in London in partnership with Italian fashion house Versace.

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Housing recovery suffers, but don't blame the millennials

The housing recovery is suffering partly because baby boomers aren't downsizing as they used to--it's getting too expensive.

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Housing recovery suffers, but don't blame the millennials

The housing recovery is suffering partly because baby boomers aren't downsizing as they used to — it's getting too expensive.

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Central London house prices slip further but recovery seen later this year

Asking prices in central London slipped by nearly 3 percent in August, according to the property portal, Rightmove.

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Christie Brinkley to sell $50 million worth of Hamptons real estate

Supermodel Christie Brinkley is selling not one, but two historic estates in the Hamptons.

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Gary Cohn faces worst career investment dilemma

Gary Cohn is facing the most difficult investment dilemma of his career, writes Reuters.

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Why the market is sky-high despite Trump

Jim Cramer says U.S. businesses are making money because the four walls of the spreadsheet are more powerful than the four walls of the White House.

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Cramer: Here's why the market is still sky-high despite Trump's troubles

Jim Cramer says U.S. businesses are making money because the four walls of the spreadsheet are more powerful than the four walls of the White House.

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Cramer: Here's why the market is still sky-high despite Trump's troubles

Jim Cramer says U.S. companies are making money despite Washington because business does not need politics behind it.

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Mortgage rates drop to lowest since election, but borrowers barely budge

So many people have already refinanced at rock-bottom rates that the pool of potential applicants is shrinking.

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Mortgage rates drop to lowest since election, but borrowers barely budge

Total mortgage application volume rose just 0.1 percent last week, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.

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US housing starts, permits fall unexpectedly in July

U.S. home building unexpectedly fell in July as the construction of single- and multi-family homes declined.

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July housing starts down 4.8% vs. up 0.4% est.

CNBC's Rick Santelli, reports on last month's weak housing data.

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Asia's worst-performing currency may get even weaker, but its central banker isn't worried

The Philippine peso has tumbled to fresh 11-year lows, but the country's policy makers said that heralded good tidings.

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As housing affordability weakens, more buyers are left out in the cold

Homes priced under $200,000 made up 44 percent of the market in 2010. Today, they are just 16 percent of new, for-sale construction, data show.

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Newly built homes skew ever richer

The cost of housing is rising at a fast clip, and nowhere is it more apparent than in the market for newly built homes.

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Home builder sentiment at highest level since May: NAHB

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

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Homebuilder sentiment soars on strong sales

U.S. homebuilders bounced back from recent funk, as current sales and sales expectations leaped forward.

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China just revealed a whole series of disappointing news about its economy

China is set to report industrial production for the month of July on Monday at 10 a.m. SIN/HK as market watchers keep their eyes on the world's second largest economy.

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Homebuyers put less and less skin in the game, adding to the market's overall risk

In the past 12 months, 1.5 million borrowers bought their homes with down payments of less than 10 percent, marking a seven-year high, according to Black Knight Financial

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Homebuyers put less and less skin in the game, adding to the market's overall risk

Homebuyers are increasingly opting to put less money down when purchasing their homes.

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UK estate agent draws map of where to live to avoid ‘nuclear impact zone’ – then says sorry

A British real estate agent that drew up a map of where to live in the UK to avoid “any nuclear impact from World War Three” has apologized for the stunt.

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Invitation Homes to be largest US landlord on Starwood-Blackstone deal

Barry Sternlicht, Starwood Capital Group chairman & CEO, discusses the decision behind the deal creating the country's largest single-family home rental company with the merger of Starwood Waypoint and Blackstone's Invitation Homes.

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Shares jump 36% for major Chinese conglomerate unit on news of $1 billion deal

China's Wanda Hotel Development said it will undergo a restructuring involving over $1.05 billion worth of assets.

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Toys R Us to return to Times Square — but just for the holidays

After two years, retailer Toys R Us is coming back to Times Square this holiday season.

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Forget avocado toast—millennials are burning enough cash on bachelor parties to cover home payments

Millennials spend thousands on bachelor parties, which can cut into other purchases.

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Planet Fitness stock near record high, real estate 'gains' without 'retail pains'

Executives of the low-cost gym chain pointed to its appeal to casual exercisers and ability to snap up vacant swaths of retail real estate.

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Blackstone's Invitation Homes to buy Starwood Waypoint, creating a $11B single-family rental company

Invitation Homes said on Thursday it would buy Starwood Waypoint Homes in an all-stock deal that would create a $11 billion U.S. single-family rental company.

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Drop in rates boosts weekly mortgage applications 3 percent

A drop in interest rates drives homeowners and homebuyers to the mortgage market.

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Want to live like a Trump? President's old home is on Airbnb

President Trump's New York City childhood home is on Airbnb, which calls it "a great companion for watching Fox News late into the night."

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Canadian cities are enjoying ‘unprecedented’ success in the Trump era

Canada's tech scene is in the spotlight, but its urban policy may be key to future success, Curbed reports.

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Wealthy residents in shock as San Francisco street sells for $90,000

One savvy investor has bought up a whole street in the city's most exclusive neighborhood for a mere $90,000.

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A couple bought one of the most exclusive streets in San Francisco for $90,000

A Bay Area couple bought San Francisco's Presidio Terrace for a mere $90,000 at a little-known auction and is considering charging residents to park.

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Wealthy San Francisco neighborhood sells street for $90,000

CNBC's Aditi Roy reports how one couple bet big on an auction of a private street in San Francisco.

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USA TODAY is tracking Trump's real estate deals. You can help.

Since winning the Republican nomination, President Trump's businesses have sold at least 32 luxury condos and home lots for about $20 million to shell companies that shield the identities of buyers.

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From New York to Vegas: Trump's real estate deals with shell companies

Since Trump won the Republican nomination, 70% of his companies' real estate sales are to secretive shell companies, USA Today reports.

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San Francisco street sells for $90K. Neighbors aren't happy

Some of the extremely wealthy residents of Presidio Terrace were not aware their street was up for sale and are not pleased it has been sold.

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Trump-tied company gets Macau approvals for fresh trademarks in casino enclave

Macau granted a Trump-tied company additional trademarks, including for casino services, to develop the Trump brand there.

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How China's billion savers embarked on a household debt binge

With property the only reliable investment channel in China, leverage and risk in the country are growing.

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Office co-working space unicorn WeWork revs up global expansion plans with Singapore acquisition

The company, valued at $20 billion, announced the acquisition of Singapore-based co-working firm Spacemob, says Christian Lee from WeWork Asia.

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Stop with the retail apocalypse: Mall, shopping center landlords are tired of industry chatter

Retail real estate investment trust CEOs have watched many of their stocks fall in recent months, with headlines about the death of malls and physical stores prompting executives to speak out in frustration.

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Stop with the retail apocalypse: Mall, shopping center landlords are tired of industry chatter

A slew of REITs has offered a much-anticipated checkup on the health of retail's real estate.

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Trump company moves to protect brand in Chinese gambling hub

The Trump business now holds at least 125 registered or provisionally approved trademarks in mainland China, N.Y. Times reports.

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The future of work — what the office of tomorrow could look like

Employees' needs are changing and offices must combine work and leisure in order to attract the best talent.

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Huge fire engulfs Dubai residential skyscraper — for the second time

A massive blaze was engulfing one of the world's tallest residential buildings in Dubai early on Friday.

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5 things you absolutely shouldn't bring to your college dorm

College students and their parents often over-pack for school. Here are 5 items to avoid.

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Growth in China's services sector slows in July, Caixin PMI shows

China's services sector grew at a slightly slower pace in July as new business growth eased, a private business survey showed.

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Kushner family's real-estate business reportedly subpoenaed by US Attorney

A real-estate developer owned by the family of senior White House adviser Jared Kushner was subpoenaed by prosecutors, the Wall Street Journal reported.

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Watch the full rant: Cramer's 'They know nothing!'

Ten years ago CNBC's Jim Cramer made his feelings clear when he sounded off on then Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke.

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Luxury home sales surge

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the end of the slump in luxury home sales, the emergence of the flat fee brokerage and retail REITs getting slammed since brick and mortar stores have been slowing.

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Retail's not dead, and physical stores still matter, Goldman says

Goldman Sachs explains how store-based retailers can survive and thrive in an e-commerce era.

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Luxury home prices soar as sellers come back down to earth

Sale prices of luxury homes in the second quarter of this year were up 7.5 percent from a year ago, the first time luxury gains have outpaced the rest of the market since 2014.

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Luxury home prices soar as sellers come back down to earth

Sale prices of luxury homes in the second quarter of this year were up 7.5 percent from a year ago.

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Cramer Remix: Apple’s quarter could propel these 3 stocks to the stratosphere

Jim Cramer broke down all the elements of Apple’s huge quarter and which stocks could rise higher behind the company.

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Cramer Remix: Apple’s quarter could propel these 3 stocks to the stratosphere

Jim Cramer broke down all the elements of Apple’s huge quarter and which stocks could rise higher behind the company.

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Ellie Mae CEO defends his mortgage company's fundamental drivers

Jim Cramer spoke with Ellie Mae CEO Jonathan Corr, who said that the company's weaker-than-expected quarter should be made up by future tailwinds.

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CBRE CEO talks organic growth overseas in the wake of Brexit

Jim Cramer sat down with CBRE Chairman, President and CEO Bob Sulentic to discuss his commercial real estate company's international business.

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Supply problems causing homebuyer fatigue

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the supply and demand issues currently facing affordable houses for home buyers.

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Y Combinator's Sam Altman: Entire political system is quite broken

CNBC's Aditi Roy speaks with Y Combinator President Sam Altman about his 'United Slate' platform to fight problems like California's housing crisis and recruit candidates for local, state and federal positions.

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Tiger 21's Michael Sonnenfeldt: Real estate and private equity have gone up dramatically

Michael Sonnenfeldt, Tiger 21 founder, discusses what his clients at an ultra-wealthy investment group are worried about.

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Housing demand strengthens through summer, but here's why some buyers are giving up

While buyers in June were still requesting tours at the same rate as May, 11 percent fewer were putting pen to paper on an offer.

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Corporations are abandoning the suburbs like a bad breakup

The office park is dead, and suburbs need to become more city-like to stay competitive, Curbed reports.

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Housing demand strengthens through summer, but here’s why some buyers are giving up

Potential buyers, both young and old are trolling listings online and packing in to crowded open houses.

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Total mortgage apps down 2.8% from last week

CNBC's Diana Olick provides the latest read on mortgage applications and where rates are likely to head from here.

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Mortgage applications retreat 2.8%, even as interest rates stay low

Total mortgage application volume fell 2.8 percent last week compared with the previous week.

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Increased transactions in London, but still a slow market: Taylor Wimpey CEO

Taylor Wimpey CEO Peter Redfern discusses second-quarter earnings and the London property market.

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Four major US cities ring housing bubble alarm

Home prices in Denver, Houston, Miami and the Washington, D.C., metro area are now considered overvalued.

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No plan yet on Kushner's flagship Manhattan tower: Vornado CEO

The fate of the flagship Manhattan office tower partially owned by Jared Kushner is still being debated.

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Four major US cities ring housing bubble alarm

Four of the nation's largest cities are now considered overvalued, and affordability is becoming a bigger challenge.

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Your next home appraisal could come from a robot

Real estate appraisers are getting nervous as algorithms become more sophisticated, Curbed reports.

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Op-ed: The stock market is sending an early warning sign about housing

Single-family home prices keep hitting records, but existing home sales have been sluggish. And some stocks that trade off housing have been showing signs of weakness.

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This could be the Philippines' first unicorn

Robbie Antonio, CEO of Revolution Precrafted, talks about how his company blends design and technology to create luxury prefabicated houses.

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Fortune REIT's net profit rises 3%

Justina Chiu, CEO of Fortune REIT, weighs in on the company's latest earnings report and high portfolio occupancy rates.

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The $9,000 tab that surprises homeowners

Commonly overlooked costs include utilities and maintenance.

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The $9,000 tab that surprises homeowners

Maintenance, property taxes and other expenses can add thousands to your costs of ownership. How to budget for them.

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Dillard's is the latest target by activists for retailer's real estate

Snow Park said the department store's properties alone should be valued at upward of $200 per share.

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Pending home sales post first annual gain since March

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

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June pending home sales edge up 1.5%, but spring market stalled

A monthly index of signed contracts to purchase existing homes increased 1.5 percent in June compared with May.

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How to 'Sweeten' your home renovation: CEO

Jean Brownhill, Sweeten founder and CEO, discusses how her website helps bring transparency and simplification to the process of home renovations for both homeowners and contractors.

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Bucks from bricks: These retailers make the most money per square foot on their real estate

Sales per square foot have tumbled in recent years as the retail industry struggles to draw in shoppers.

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Real estate start-up Redfin surges over 44% in IPO: 'We are the Apple of real estate,' CEO says

Redfin specializes in buying and selling homes and uses a mobile app for tasks such as scheduling home tours and suggesting listings.

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Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman: We're the Lyft or Uber of real estate

Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman discusses the online real estate company's IPO on the Nasdaq and how his company is disrupting the traditional real estate industry.

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Virtual reality enters luxury home market

Jed Gibson, Toll Architecture president, and Beck Besecker, Marxent CEO, talk about offering homebuyers a new way to visualize home design by using virtual reality.

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Why it's harder than ever to land a Hamptons beach house

Home sales in the Hamptons have surged 23 percent in the last year. The median sales price for a Hampton home hit $1.9 million.

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Beach homes in the Hamptons hit a new price record

Prices and sales of beach properties in the Hamptons surged in the second quarter.

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Mortgage industry under fire again ... from younger buyers

Mortgage company customers reported "significant declines" in satisfaction this year after several years of steady improvement, according to a new survey from J.D. Power.

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Mortgage industry under fire again ... from younger buyers

A generational shift might be behind lower customer satisfaction for mortgage companies.

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Home seller profits soar to highest level in 10 years. Here's how it happened...

CNBC's Diana Olick reports homeowners who sold in the second quarter gained an average of $51,000 since buying their home.

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Why it's harder than ever to land a Hamptons beach house

Home sales in the Hamptons have surged 23 percent in the last year. The median sales price for a Hampton home hit $1.9 million.

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Beach homes in the Hamptons hit a new price record

Prices and sales of beach properties in the Hamptons surged in the second quarter.

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Mortgage industry under fire again ... from younger buyers

Mortgage company customers reported "significant declines" in satisfaction this year after several years of steady improvement, according to a new survey from J.D. Power.

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Mortgage industry under fire again ... from younger buyers

A generational shift might be behind lower customer satisfaction for mortgage companies.

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Home seller profits soar to highest level in 10 years. Here's how it happened...

CNBC's Diana Olick reports homeowners who sold in the second quarter gained an average of $51,000 since buying their home.

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Lowest mortgage rates in a month barely boost applications, up 0.4%

Total mortgage application volume rose just 0.4 percent seasonally adjusted compared with the previous week, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.

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JPMorgan points to low risk of a US housing correction

New research from JPMorgan examining historic data found that the risk of a dramatic decline in prices is low, despite current fears of a correction in the U.S. and Canada.

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Op-ed: The 'NIMBYS' are destroying housing opportunity for entire generation of families

The average monthly rent for a market-rate, three-bedroom apartment in San Francisco County has soared to $4,613.

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US new home sales rise for second straight month

New home sales rose in June, but a dire shortage of properties remains an obstacle to a robust housing market recovery.

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New home sales rise for second straight month

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

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Op-ed: The 'NIMBYS' are destroying housing opportunity for entire generation of families

The average monthly rent for a market-rate, three-bedroom apartment in San Francisco County has soared to $4,613.

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US new home sales rise for second straight month

New home sales rose in June, but a dire shortage of properties remains an obstacle to a robust housing market recovery.

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New home sales rise for second straight month

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

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Lowest mortgage rates in a month barely boost applications, up 0.4%

Total mortgage application volume rose just 0.4 percent seasonally adjusted compared with the previous week, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.

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JPMorgan points to low risk of a US housing correction

New research from JPMorgan examining historic data found that the risk of a dramatic decline in prices is low, despite current fears of a correction in the U.S. and Canada.

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We're getting some worry about affordability: MKM Partner's Megan McGrath

Megan McGrath, executive director and senior homebuilder analyst at MKM Partners, discusses which homebuilder stocks are worth betting on.

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We're seeing fundamental drivers causing home values to climb: Zillow's Svenja Gudell

Svenja Gudell, chief economist at Zillow, discusses the company's unique database to report that U.S. home values are surpassing $200,000 for the first time.

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Zillow reports home median values hitting highest levels

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on home values surpassing $200,000 according to Zillow.

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Pace of growth in home prices in major metro areas slows due to lack of supply

The index which covers the home prices in 20 cities across the U.S. was up 5.7 percent in May, a decline from April.

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We're getting some worry about affordability: MKM Partner's Megan McGrath

Megan McGrath, executive director and senior homebuilder analyst at MKM Partners, discusses which homebuilder stocks are worth betting on.

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We're seeing fundamental drivers causing home values to climb: Zillow's Svenja Gudell

Svenja Gudell, chief economist at Zillow, discusses the company's unique database to report that U.S. home values are surpassing $200,000 for the first time.

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Zillow reports home median values hitting highest levels

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on home values surpassing $200,000 according to Zillow.

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Pace of growth in home prices in major metro areas slows due to lack of supply

The index which covers the home prices in 20 cities across the U.S. was up 5.7 percent in May, a decline from April.

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Australian housing market at risk of crash according to UBS research

Any sharp action by the country's central bank could trigger a sharp end to a multi-year boom in property prices.

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Ascott ramps up global expansion

Ascott CEO Lee Chee Koon talks about the company’s latest acquisition: An 80 percent stake in U.S. accommodation provider Synergy Global Housing.

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Freddie Mac going 'anti-home owner' by investing in rental property: Rafferty Capital's Dick Bove

Dick Bove, Rafferty Capital, and Josh Rosner, Graham Fisher and Company, discusses Freddie Mac investing in the single-family rental market.

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This house had 22 offers. Here’s why the owners didn’t take the highest

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on how realtors are taking more cash offers as home appraisals lag behind rising sales prices.

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A-Rod on what he’s investing in right now—and what he’s learned from J-Lo

Alex Rodriguez talks about investing, transitioning from baseball to business, and Jennifer Lopez, Fortune reports.

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This house had 22 offers. Here’s why they didn’t take the highest

Appraisals lagging behind the fast-paced housing market are causing some sellers to take cash offers.

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US existing home sales stumble as prices hit record high

The National Association of Realtors said existing home sales dropped 1.8 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.52 million units last month.

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June existing home sales at 5.52 million vs. 5.6 million estimate

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

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Freddie Mac going 'anti-home owner' by investing in rental property: Rafferty Capital's Dick Bove

Dick Bove, Rafferty Capital, and Josh Rosner, Graham Fisher and Company, discusses Freddie Mac investing in the single-family rental market.

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This house had 22 offers. Here’s why the owners didn’t take the highest

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on how realtors are taking more cash offers as home appraisals lag behind rising sales prices.

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A-Rod on what he’s investing in right now—and what he’s learned from J-Lo

Alex Rodriguez talks about investing, transitioning from baseball to business, and Jennifer Lopez, Fortune reports.

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This house had 22 offers. Here’s why they didn’t take the highest

Appraisals lagging behind the fast-paced housing market are causing some sellers to take cash offers.

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US existing home sales stumble as prices hit record high

The National Association of Realtors said existing home sales dropped 1.8 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.52 million units last month.

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June existing home sales at 5.52 million vs. 5.6 million estimate

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

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Australian housing market at risk of crash according to UBS research

Any sharp action by the country's central bank could trigger a sharp end to a multi-year boom in property prices.

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Ascott ramps up global expansion

Ascott CEO Lee Chee Koon talks about the company’s latest acquisition: An 80 percent stake in U.S. accommodation provider Synergy Global Housing.

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Kushner adds at least $10 million in assets he 'inadvertently omitted' to disclose

Jared Kushner "inadvertently omitted" more than 70 assets worth at least $10.6 million from disclosure reports.

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Kushner adds at least $10 million in assets he 'inadvertently omitted' to disclose

Jared Kushner "inadvertently omitted" more than 70 assets worth at least $10.6 million from disclosure reports.

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When the (empty) apartment next door is owned by an oligarch

Russian oligarchs, Brazilian bank accounts and Chinese businessmen can be traced back to some troubles in the housing market, according to the New York Times.

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Weak mortgage income hurts US regional lenders

Higher interest rates hurt earnings of regional banks in the second quarter, mirroring big banks.

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When the (empty) apartment next door is owned by an oligarch

Foreign money could be distorting global cities' housing markets, to the detriment of lifelong residents, N.Y. Times reports.

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Sephora rolls out smaller-store concept with high-tech beauty upgrades

Sephora will roll out Sephora Studios across the U.S., with the first location opening in Boston this week.

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Top ZIP codes for rental returns

HomeUnion is one of several companies helping landlords narrow down the best rental areas for their investments.

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These are the top ZIP codes for rental returns

Want to buy a rental property? Here's a list of the Top 20 ZIP codes to consider.

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When the (empty) apartment next door is owned by an oligarch

Russian oligarchs, Brazilian bank accounts and Chinese businessmen can be traced back to some troubles in the housing market, according to the New York Times.

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Weak mortgage income hurts US regional lenders

Higher interest rates hurt earnings of regional banks in the second quarter, mirroring big banks.

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When the (empty) apartment next door is owned by an oligarch

Foreign money could be distorting global cities' housing markets, to the detriment of lifelong residents, N.Y. Times reports.

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There are more renters than any time since 1965

More U.S. households are headed by renters than at any point since at least 1965.

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We've made a mess of the mortgage market: BB&T CEO

BB&T Chairman & CEO Kelly King discusses the difficulty surrounding banks' abilities to issue mortgages and loans to consumers.

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Freddie Mac is following Fannie Mae into rental market, promising affordable housing

Freddie Mac wants to provide tens of millions of dollars in financing to midsize landlords, N.Y. Times reports.

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There are more renters now than at any time since 1965

More Americans are renters now than at any time in the past 50 years.

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US homes are now more valuable than ever

The median value of all homes in the United States in June was more than $200,000, according to Zillow.

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US homes are now more valuable than ever

The median home value in June surpassed $200,000, up 7 percent from a year ago, according to Zillow.

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Mortgage applications jump 6.3% as borrowers rush to refinance

Refinance applications surged 13 percent last week, even as mortgage rates remained steady.

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US military reportedly paying $130,000 a month to lease space in Trump Tower

The government signed a $2.39 million lease for a 3,475 sq ft military office that supports the White House, WSJ said.

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Private equity is zooming in on Asian real-estate

There are plenty of opportunities in listed real estate, explains Mira Christanto of APG Asset Management.

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Big Australian banks told to hold more capital, on notice over mortgages

Australia on Wednesday ordered the country's biggest banks to raise capital and warned about growing mortgage books.

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Op-Ed: The perk companies should be offering employees—help with housing

One solution to the housing problem is to get companies to help employees secure—and even finance—a place, says ret. NYU professor Jeremy Wiesen.

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Mortgage applications jump 6.3% as borrowers rush to refinance

Volume for mortgage applications rose 6.3 percent last week.

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US military reportedly paying $130,000 a month to lease space in Trump Tower

The U.S. government is paying more than $130,000 a month to rent a space in Trump Tower for a military office that supports the White House, the Wall Street Journal reported.

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US housing starts, permits rebound in June

U.S. homebuilding rebounded more than expected in June after declining for three straight months.

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Housing starts beat Street expectations, up 8.3% in June

CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest data on new construction projects, and CNBC's Steve Liesman provides insight to what's challenging housing.

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Debt problems are sinking three major Chinese companies

A complicated drama is unfolding among three major Chinese firms that have invested in each other, highlighting concerns over China's growing debt problem.

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Top plays in Chinese property

Lee Wee Liat of BNP Paribas says he favors shares of Sunac China, Country Garden and Longfor Properties as the companies bought land preemptively a few years ago.

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China June new home prices rise 10.2% on year

Average new home prices in China's 70 major cities rose 0.7 percent in June from the previous month, in line with growth in May.

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The future of co-working spaces

Grant Horsfield, founder of nakedGROUP, says there won't be only one player in the co-working space, but several operators with differentiated offerings.

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What's driving the slowdown in China home prices

Administrative measures, such as price caps, have slowed the rise in home prices in first and second-tier cities, says Nicole Wong from CLSA.

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Home prices in tier 1, 2 Chinese cities cool, but...

Cooling measure have had some effect in first-tier cities, but activity has shifted to tier 3 and 4 cities, says Sigrid Zialcita of Cushman & Wakefield.

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Lawyer identifies eighth person at 2016 Trump Jr. meeting with Russian attorney

A Russian real estate company representative visited Trump Tower as the eighth person at a meeting brokered by Donald Trump Jr. during the campaign.

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Luxury home sales jump in New York's Hamptons

Luxury property sales in the Hamptons are on the upswing thanks to a buoyant stock market, real estate data show.

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A look into the $8.5 million Napa Valley home of Restoration Hardware's CEO

CNBC's Robert Frank reports on Restoration Hardware CEO's $8.5M Napa Valley home.

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Foreigners snap up record number of US homes

Foreign buyers closed on $153 billion worth of U.S. residential properties for the 12 months ended in March.

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Home builder sentiment at eight-month low

CNBC's Diana Olick reports the latest read on the home builder sentiment index.

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Trump's trade policies tank homebuilder confidence in July

Homebuilder confidence falls sharply due partly to fears over rising material costs.

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Foreigners snap up record number of US homes

The jump in international purchases follows a year-ago retreat and comes as a surprise, given the current strength of the U.S. dollar.

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As Paperwork Goes Missing, Private Student Loan Debts May Be Wiped Away

In an echo of the subprime mortgage crisis, one of the largest owners of troubled student loans cannot collect because documents are missing.

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Russia threatens retaliatory measures over seized US mansions

The Russian foreign ministry said Tuesday that they didn't reach a deal with the U.S. administration and reserved the right to use "retaliatory measures"

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China property investment remains resilient

Investment in property remains a key metric as the Chinese economy is not as diverse as Western economies, says Sat Duhra of Janus Henderson.

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Why China markets sold off

Stocks sold off following news over the weekend that Chinese authorities could regulate the markets more tightly, says Alex Wong of Ample Capital.

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China property investment, sales quicken in June despite government curbs

China's real estate investment growth sped up in June after slowing in May.

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Australia moves to dial down financial stability risks in home loans

The Australian government is seeking to make the country's prudential regulator more powerful.

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China juggles property and new economy

Song Seng Wun, regional economist at CIMB, says the China property sector might have experienced a slowdown, but the new economy is growing.

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This house builds itself

Ten Fold Engineering is redefining the mobile home by creating a house that builds itself.

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New rental index assesses risk down to neighborhood

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on tools to help buying rental properties in desirable neighborhoods.

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Almost half of Americans have buyer's remorse about their house

44 percent of Americans have regrets about their current home or the process they went through when choosing it, a Trulia survey says.

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Foreign landlords shun UK property market after tax hikes

Overseas landlords are moving out of the U.K. property market in search of pastures greener, according to new research which suggests the number of international investors who own property in the U.K. has fallen to a new low.

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Tech trend shows companies relocating to hire best tech candidates: CBRE report

Spencer Levy, CBRE senior economic advisor, discusses results from the company's "Tech Trends Report" which shows companies are willing to move to smaller markets in order to hire the best tech candidates out there.

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Landlord alert: New index aims to take the risk out of rental investing

Roofstock claims it can gauge the risk of becoming a landlord right down to the neighborhood level.

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Landlord alert: New index aims to take the risk out of rental investing

Demand for single-family rental homes has never been stronger and, consequently, more investors are hoping to get in on the game.

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The purrrfect home: This Arizona house is built specifically for cats

CNBC's Jane Wells takes a tour of what might be one of America's most unusual homes which was built especially for cats.

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Millennials living with parents longer is a 'time-honored' tradition: R Street's Jonathan Coppage

Jonathan Coppage, R Street Institute, talks about the upside of millennials living with parents longer.

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Why real estate in Asia stands to benefit

Central banks in Asia will not hike rates soon and the property sector will benefit from the stable yield environment, says Elysia Tse of LaSalle IM.

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Record-breaking art buys from Ken Griffin

CNBC's Robert Frank reports on Ken Griffin breaks record for the most expensive art purchase with a $300 million painting.

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There's a strange accounting trick behind one of China's largest property deals ever

Wanda is selling theme parks and hotels for $9.3 billion to property developer Sunac. Sounds simple, but there's an interesting detail.

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One of the world's richest men gave up on his boast to beat Disney: Here are 3 reasons why

Wanda Group's disposal of $9.3 billion worth of assets to Sunac China has raised plenty of questions, the SCMP reports.

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Meet the pop star at the center of the Donald Trump Jr. uproar

Meet Emin Agalarov, the pop singer who uprooted the Trump family by promising incriminating information on Clinton.

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This multimillion-dollar deal shows that appetite for riskier mortgages is back

The appetite for riskier mortgages is rising, and a small cadre of investment firms is ready to feed it.

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Fast ways to cut your home energy bills

Smart electronic use and small home projects could save you hundreds.

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Higher interest rates send mortgage applications tanking, down 7.4%

Mortgage rates just saw their biggest jump since the presidential election - and it took a heavy toll on home loans.

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Big drop in mortgage apps as interest rates rise

CNBC's Diana Olick, sifts through the numbers to get a read on mortgage applications as demand tumbles amid higher rates.

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Higher interest rates send mortgage applications tanking, down 7.4%

Mortgage rates just saw their biggest jump since the 2016 election, and that took a heavy toll on demand for home loans.

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A closer look at traditional brick-and-mortar retail's property assets

Retailers aren't doing enough to help investors understand the value of their real estate portfolio, says Jim Sullivan of Green Street Advisors.

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Developing Manila 2.0 in the Philippines

Vivencio Dizon, CEO of the Philippine Bases Conversion and Development Authority, talks about how former military bases are being given new leases on life.

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Washington is CNBC's Top State for Business

CNBC's Scott Cohn reveals Washington as the Top State for Business, with strengths including the economy and technology and innovation. He speaks with Governor Jay Inslee (D-Wash.).

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Office-sharing start-up WeWork gets $760 million in new cash

CEO Adam Neumann said last month that WeWork is generating $1 billion a year in revenue.

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Top States number 5: North Carolina

The Tar Heel State ranked number five in the competition for Top States for Business, reports CNBC's Scott Cohn.

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In the shadows: Hong Kong's mortgage lenders doing booming business

With traditional financing drying up in Hong Kong and high property prices, home buyers are looking to non-bank lenders.

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How expensive is it to live in New York City nowadays? Your favorite TV 'Friends' couldn't afford to

Roomi crunched some data and found that some of TV's cosmopolitan characters couldn't afford to live in NYC.

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China is focusing on the wrong things to fix its economy, says economist

China should focus on fixing fundamental problems that may spark a financial crisis instead of witch-hunting, an economist said.

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HK economy much stronger now than in the late 1990s: Paul Chan

Paul Chan, financial secretary of Hong Kong, says compared with 20 years ago, Hong Kong is now better able to withstand adjustments in the real estate market.

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Inside Jenny Craig's $35 million Del Mar estate

CNBC's Robert Frank takes you inside Jenny Craig's $35M Del Mar estate on Power House.

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Inside Jenny Craig's $35 million Del Mar beach home

Weight loss guru Jenny Craig is selling her $35 million beach front home in Del Mar, CA.

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How a home bargain became a ‘pain in the butt,’ and worse

For many Americans who can't afford a traditional mortgage, alternative deals can quickly turn into money traps, N.Y. Times reports.

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Is now the time to refinance?

Low mortgage rates and rising home values are a perfect combination for homeowners looking to save some cash on their monthly mortgage payments. Reporter Diana Olick takes a look at the numbers and where the rates could go next.

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Mortgage applications rise 1.4%, defying higher rates

The rise came even as interest rates made their largest five-day-week jump since just after the presidential election.

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Whole Foods centers to get a boost from Amazon deal

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the effect on real estate from the Amazon-Whole Foods merger.

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Manhattan apartment prices hit record, averaging $2.19 million

Manhattan real estate hit a new high in the second quarter, with apartments now selling for an average of $2.19 million.

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Market seems unfazed by plunges in autos, retail

Jim Cramer explains why the market is looking past dramatic declines in the auto and retail sectors.

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Cramer: Why the rest of the market seems unfazed by plunges in autos and retail

Jim Cramer explains why the market is looking past dramatic declines in the auto and retail sectors.

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Cramer: Why the rest of the market seems unfazed by plunges in autos and retail

Jim Cramer explains why the market is looking past dramatic declines in the auto and retail sectors.

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Op-Ed: Here's the danger in Fed jawboning about the US mortgage market

Fed Governor Powell did a lot of jawboning today about the US mortgage market. Michael Farr explains why that's risky business.

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Total home sales volume in Manhattan up 50%

CNBC's Robert Frank reports on the drivers of the booming Manhattan real estate market.

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How to play real estate in the Amazon-Whole Foods deal

Amazon's plan to acquire Whole Foods will not only change the landscape for retail but also for real estate.

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Fed's Powell says current US housing finance system 'unsustainable'

the current housing finance system is unsustainable, said the Fed's Jerome Powell.

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Fed's Powell says current US housing finance system 'unsustainable'

The US housing finance system is putting taxpayers at risk, in a market dominated by government-backed agencies, according to Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell.

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Manhattan apartment prices hit record, averaging $2.19 million

Prices for Manhattan real estate hit a new all-time high in the second quarter, with apartments now selling for an average of $2.19 million.

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Here's how Trump transferred wealth to his son while avoiding the usual taxes

Donald Trump sold two discountedd condos to Eric. But he doesn’t appear to be on the hook for gift taxes, ProPublica reports.

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Thai property in a bubble?

Apichart Chutrakul, CEO of Sansiri, talks about the state of the Thai property markets and says it's up to banks to pull in the reins.

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We're going to see home sales growth: Analyst

Megan McGrath, executive director and senior homebuilder analyst at MKM Partners, discusses how to play the home building stocks in the second half of the year.

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Apple disrupts Silicon Valley with another eye-catcher: Its new home

Apple's new home in Cupertino - the centerpiece being a $5 billion, four-story, 2.8 million-square-foot ring that can be seen from space.

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Two major lending changes mean it's suddenly easier to get a mortgage

Two major changes in the mortgage market go into effect this month, and both could help millions more borrowers qualify for a home loan.

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Alexandria Real Estate's Joel Marcus: Biotech REIT a pretty good stable investment

Joel Marcus, Alexandria Real Estate CEO, discusses his company's real estate holdings to help develop the biotechnology industry. Dr. Sam Waksal, Kadmon and ImClone Systems, also weighs in.

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Major changes coming to mortgage underwriting

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the upcoming changes to mortgage underwriting that could help more people get loans.

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What makes Zhang Xin one of The Brave Ones?

"I'm sure I will look back and feel very proud that this is a great opportunity in history" for Chinese real estate, says SOHO China's Zhang Xin.

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SOHO China CEO Zhang Xin: marriage-partnership made ‘difficult’ by culture shock

SOHO China's CEO Zhang Xin said that being married to her company's partner was "difficult".

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SOHO China CEO Zhang Xin discusses the ‘magnitute’ of Beijing’s urbanization

SOHO China's CEO Zhang Xin discusses the "magnitude" of Beijing urbanization and her 20 years of construction and real estate developments.

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SOHO China CEO Zhang Xin tells of excitement at Commune by the Great Wall winning award

SOHO China CEO Zhang Xin said she was "so happy" when told the Commune by the Great Wall would receive an award at the Venice Biennale exhibition.

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SOHO China CEO Zhang Xin toiled in a textiles factory before moving to the UK

SOHO China's CEO Zhang Xin said that she toiled away in a Hong Kong textiles factory before deciding to move to the UK.

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Australian dollar drops after RBA keeps rates unchanged, pointing to housing sector

The RBA kept rates unchanged on Tuesday, but the Australian dollar dropped after it said it expected the economy to strengthen gradually.

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These Asian property markets attract the most capital in the region

Nicholas Holt, head of research for Asia Pacific at Knight Frank, says Tokyo sees the most transactions in the region.

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Singapore PM says wants to avoid legal action against siblings

Singapore PM Lee wants to avoid legal action against siblings over over allegations of abuse of power.

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Why poverty is skyrocketing in the suburbs

In recent decades, the number of suburbanites living in poverty has increased at an alarming clip, Pacific Standard reports.

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Housing inventory issues and weak sales expected to continue

CNBC's Diana Olick takes a look at the health of the housing sector and what the next six months could look like for homebuyers and sellers.

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Hong Kong 20 years after the handover, in numbers

CNBC takes a look at how life in the former British colony has changed since it was handed back to China.

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Redfin files to raise $100 million in an IPO as the online real estate broker takes on Zillow

Redfin is aiming to test the public markets 13 years after the company was founded.

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Housing price woes in Hong Kong

Hong Kongers weigh in on the city's exorbitant housing prices and cost of living ahead of the 20th anniversary of its handover from British rule.

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Rising homeowner rates could have implications for renting

These factors are contributing to the slight increase in the homeownership rate – and whether it's likely to continue, U.S. News reports.

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Original Disneyland map sold for $708K at auction

The illustrated rendering of Walt Disney’s vision was what sold the wild theme park dream to investors in 1953, Curbed reports.

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Inside the $7.8M NYC duplex of music mogul Clive Davis

Look inside the $7.8 million NYC duplex of music mogul Clive Davis.

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Game over US and Europe, now it's China's time: Transgender TV host Jin Xing

CNBC's Geoff Cutmore speaks to China's first transgender television host Jin Xing about the role of China in the global community.

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TV star Jin Xing might have 150 million viewers, but she still doesn't own property in China

Talk-show host Jin Xing might be one of China's most prolific personalities, but she's still renting her home.

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MAS: Singapore property cooling measures remain necessary

Singapore property cooling measures, which have dampened home sales and prices, remain necessary, the MAS said Thursday.

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NBA's David Robinson: From professional sports to venture capitalism

Former NBA player David Robinson, co-founder of Admiral Capital, discusses his transition into the real estate business and his work in private equity and investment.

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Lower Manhattan office rents hit peak as revived downtown booms

Office space rent in downtown New York hit a record high in May, driven by firms based in tech, advertising and media.

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Op-Ed: To reform the housing market, get rid of these two bloated behemoths

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are the real culprits at the heart of the last financial crisis.

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Pending home sales drop 0.8 percent in May

CNBC’s Diana Olick reports on the latest data on pending home sales and what it means for the housing market.

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Pending home sales tumble as supply crisis worsens

The pending home sales index dropped 0.8 percent month to month and is now 1.7 percent lower than May 2016.

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Mortgage applications drop 6% as wealthy buyers 'step back'

The Mortgage Bankers Association's adjusted index is now down 17 percent compared to the same week one year ago.

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Mortgage applications drop 6% as wealthy buyers 'step back'

Total application volume fell 6.2 percent last week, compared to the previous week.

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Op-Ed: Renters of London, rejoice … finally some better news

Life is looking better for London renters as a supply glut weighs on the prices landlords are able to achieve.

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Housing inventory has gotten worse as demand rises

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the latest numbers for the Case-Shiller home price index.

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View Dynamic Glass CEO on smart window technology

CEO of View Dynamic Glass Rao Mulpuri discusses his technologically advanced window product that eliminates the need for shades and curtains.

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US home prices grow just 5.5 percent in April, missing analysts' expectations

The U.S. National Home Price NSA Index reports a 5.5 percent annual gain in April, down slightly from 5.6 percent in March, according to data from S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller.

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A Republican and a Democrat team up to split Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

Senators Bob Corker and Mark Warner are considering legislation that would break up Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, according to Bloomberg.

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Housing inventory has gotten worse as demand rises

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the latest numbers for the Case-Shiller home price index.

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View Dynamic Glass CEO on smart window technology

CEO of View Dynamic Glass Rao Mulpuri discusses his technologically advanced window product that eliminates the need for shades and curtains.

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US home prices grow just 5.5 percent in April, missing analysts' expectations

The U.S. National Home Price NSA Index reports a 5.5 percent annual gain in April, down slightly from 5.6 percent in March, according to data from S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller.

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Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway takes 9.8% stake in REIT Store Capital

Store Capital on Monday announced Berkshire Hathway has taken a 9.8 percent stake in the company, a real estate investment trust.

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$51 million foreclosure of New York penthouse could be most expensive ever

An apartment in one of New York's most expensive buildings is heading to foreclosure.

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Here's when and where Lidl's next US grocery stores will open

Lidl announced Monday the opening dates of four new stores in Virginia and North Carolina, which are coming in July.

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$51 million foreclosure of New York penthouse could be most expensive ever

A plush penthouse in one of New York's most expensive buildings is headed to foreclosure.

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Foreclosure at One57 Tower could set NYC record

CNBC's Robert Frank reports on the foreclosure sale of a unit in One57 Tower in Manhattan.

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Soaring home prices kill renters' confidence in buying a home

Renters are avoiding buying a home mainly because house prices are soaring, but most current homeowners say now is a good time to buy a home.

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Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway studied this stock for three years before buying in

Store Capital says Berkshire Hathaway followed the company "closely" beginning in 2014 before investing this year.

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Soaring home prices kill renters' confidence in buying a home

The conditions are ripe for housing confidence, but renters aren't buying it.

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$51 million foreclosure of New York penthouse could be most expensive ever

An apartment in one of New York's most expensive buildings is heading to foreclosure.

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Foreclosure at One57 Tower could set NYC record

CNBC's Robert Frank reports on the foreclosure sale of a unit in One57 Tower in Manhattan.

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Soaring home prices kill renters' confidence in buying a home

Renters are avoiding buying a home mainly because house prices are soaring, but most current homeowners say now is a good time to buy a home.

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China's UrWork brings its co-working platform to Singapore

China-based co-working firm UrWork has joined hands with Australian consultancy firm Collective Campus to launch its first overseas branch in Singapore.

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London high-rises evacuated as fire precaution

London borough of Camden is evacuating 800 households after safety of residents threatened by fire.

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Pros and cons of paying off mortgage before retirement

Retiring a mortgage can reduce stress, increase cash flow and provide an equity cushion, however dvisors warn against using retirement-account funds to pay off home loans.

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$22.8M Beverly Hills home is celebrity magnet

CNBC's Robert Frank takes a look into The Osbournes' estate on today's Power House.

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Sears just opened a store that sells only mattresses and appliances

Sears plans to open additional stores dedicated to mattresses and appliances — "two of its strongest" categories.

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Home building demand has been strong: Credit Suisse

Susan Maklari, senior analyst at Credit Suisse, discusses the report on home builders increasing production in townhouses.

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US new home sales jump, median price surges to record high

New U.S. single-family home sales rose in May and the median sales price surged to an all-time high.

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The US lacks enough warehouses to support e-commerce growth

As e-commerce demand grows, investments in warehouse landlords are poised to benefit.

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Median sale price rises to highest on record

CNBC's Diana Olick reports the latest data on rising median home prices.

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New home sales (May) up 2.9% vs. 3.7% est.

CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest data from new home sales.

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Pros and cons of paying off mortgage before retirement

Retiring a mortgage can reduce stress, increase cash flow and provide an equity cushion, however dvisors warn against using retirement-account funds to pay off home loans.

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$22.8M Beverly Hills home is celebrity magnet

CNBC's Robert Frank takes a look into The Osbournes' estate on today's Power House.

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Home building demand has been strong: Credit Suisse

Susan Maklari, senior analyst at Credit Suisse, discusses the report on home builders increasing production in townhouses.

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Median sale price rises to highest on record

CNBC's Diana Olick reports the latest data on rising median home prices.

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New home sales (May) up 2.9% vs. 3.7% est.

CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest data from new home sales.

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How time in England shaped 'the woman who built Beijing'

Despite having carved out a career in Chinese real estate, Zhang Xin's most formative years were spent in the U.K.

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Sears is shuttering 20 more stores

Sears is closing 20 stores, in addition to the more than 200 closings earlier this year, Business Insider reports.

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Falling mortgage rates and rising home prices make for attractive refinancing combo

CNBC's Diana Olick reports on lower mortgage rates and some home owners are saving through refinancing.

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4 million homeowners are leaving $1 billion dollars on the table

Falling mortgage rates and rising home values are a tasty combination for homeowners, but millions are not biting.

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Mortgage applications hold steady along with rates

Total mortgage application volume rose 0.6% on a seasonally adjusted basis from the previous week.

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Chairman of major Chinese developer Vanke is stepping down, and shares are jumping

The founder and chairman of developer China Vanke, Wang Shi, will step down from the board after a long power struggle over the company's ownership.

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These are the 25 most expensive cities for expats

An annual cost of living survey from human resources firm Mercer takes a look at which cities are the most expensive for the expat community and just how far your money will get you.

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5 easy home upgrades that will make your house sell faster — and get you a higher sale price

Want easy and quick ways to upgrade your home? Here are 5 from Mic that will sell your home faster and get a higher price, Mic reports.

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Divide widens between housing haves and have-nots

The median price of an existing home sold in May set a record high, but it's not the price itself that is so stunning.

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Existing home sales unexpectedly rise 1.1% in May

Economists were expecting existing home sales in May to fall by 0.5 percent, according to Thomson Reuters consensus estimates.

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May existing home sales up 1.1%

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

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Safe as car parks? Hong Kong parking spaces outperform home prices over 12 year period

Prices for Hong Kong car parks have outperformed the housing market over the last dozen years, the SCMP reports.

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Former Home Depot CEO has a stern message for retailers looking to compete with Amazon

Bob Nardelli, former chairman and CEO of Home Depot, discusses why Home Depot can survive the retail wreck as the sector takes another hit today.

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The US cities where million-dollar homes are surging

Realtor.com ranked more than 900 metro areas by their rate of increase in million-dollar listings over the last three years, Curbed reports.

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Presumed death toll in London tower blaze rises to 79

London police said 79 people were dead or missing presumed dead after the devastating Grenfell Tower blaze last week.

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China home prices: Are cooling measures working?

Peter Churchouse, author of The Churchouse Letter, says cooling measures have had the most effect in tier one cities in China, which have bubble-like conditions.

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