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Economist: Expect house prices in Australia to fall further

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

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 19:45:00 PST

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

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

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 17:59:00 PST

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

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

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 11:56:00 PST

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

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

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 09:30:00 PST

Homebuilder sentiment turns higher in January after mortgage rates drop

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

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 07:00:00 PST

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

That is its highest level since February and came after a 23 percent jump the previous week. Volume was just 0.5 percent lower than a year ago. Read Article

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 04:00:00 PST

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

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

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 00:46:00 PST

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

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

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 08:37:00 PST

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

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

Sun, 13 Jan 2019 18:01:00 PST

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

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

Sun, 13 Jan 2019 17:39:00 PST
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