Real Estate
London high-rises evacuated as fire precaution
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 21:06 GMT
London borough of Camden is evacuating 800 households after safety of residents threatened by fire.
Pros and cons of paying off mortgage before retirement
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 19:04 GMT
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.
$22.8M Beverly Hills home is celebrity magnet
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 18:44 GMT
CNBC's Robert Frank takes a look into The Osbournes' estate on today's Power House.
Sears just opened a store that sells only mattresses and appliances
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 17:36 GMT
Sears plans to open additional stores dedicated to mattresses and appliances — "two of its strongest" categories.
Home building demand has been strong: Credit Suisse
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 17:22 GMT
Susan Maklari, senior analyst at Credit Suisse, discusses the report on home builders increasing production in townhouses.
US new home sales jump, median price surges to record high
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 15:51 GMT
New U.S. single-family home sales rose in May and the median sales price surged to an all-time high.
The US lacks enough warehouses to support e-commerce growth
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:15 GMT
As e-commerce demand grows, investments in warehouse landlords are poised to benefit.
Median sale price rises to highest on record
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:02 GMT
CNBC's Diana Olick reports the latest data on rising median home prices.
New home sales (May) up 2.9% vs. 3.7% est.
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 14:02 GMT
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest data from new home sales.
China's UrWork brings its co-working platform to Singapore
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 04:53 GMT
China-based co-working firm UrWork has joined hands with Australian consultancy firm Collective Campus to launch its first overseas branch in Singapore.
Sears is shuttering 20 more stores
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 19:20 GMT
Sears is closing 20 stores, in addition to the more than 200 closings earlier this year, Business Insider reports.
Falling mortgage rates and rising home prices make for attractive refinancing combo
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 17:38 GMT
CNBC's Diana Olick reports on lower mortgage rates and some home owners are saving through refinancing.
4 million homeowners are leaving $1 billion dollars on the table
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 15:25 GMT
Falling mortgage rates and rising home values are a tasty combination for homeowners, but millions are not biting.
How time in England shaped 'the woman who built Beijing'
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 05:25 GMT
Despite having carved out a career in Chinese real estate, Zhang Xin's most formative years were spent in the U.K.
5 easy home upgrades that will make your house sell faster — and get you a higher sale price
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 17:16 GMT
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.
Divide widens between housing haves and have-nots
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 15:46 GMT
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.
Existing home sales unexpectedly rise 1.1% in May
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 14:03 GMT
Economists were expecting existing home sales in May to fall by 0.5 percent, according to Thomson Reuters consensus estimates.
May existing home sales up 1.1%
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 14:02 GMT
CNBC's Diana Olick reports the latest read on existing home sales.
Mortgage applications hold steady as rates remain low
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 11:00 GMT
Total mortgage application volume rose 0.6% on a seasonally adjusted basis from the previous week.
Chairman of major Chinese developer Vanke is stepping down, and shares are jumping
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 03:00 GMT
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.
These are the 25 most expensive cities for expats
Tue, 20 Jun 2017 23:01 GMT
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.
Former Home Depot CEO has a stern message for retailers looking to compete with Amazon
Tue, 20 Jun 2017 21:08 GMT
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.
The US cities where million-dollar homes are surging
Tue, 20 Jun 2017 16:47 GMT
Realtor.com ranked more than 900 metro areas by their rate of increase in million-dollar listings over the last three years, Curbed reports.
Safe as car parks£ Hong Kong parking spaces outperform home prices over 12 year period
Tue, 20 Jun 2017 05:28 GMT
Prices for Hong Kong car parks have outperformed the housing market over the last dozen years, the SCMP reports.
Meet Jonathan Litt, the real estate investor pushing retailer Hudson's Bay to change
Mon, 19 Jun 2017 20:00 GMT
Litt is better known in real-estate circles than retail ones, but that's not stopping his activist campaign at Hudson's Bay.
Land & Buildings' Litt: Hudson's Bay needs to go private or re-develop real estate
Mon, 19 Jun 2017 19:17 GMT
Jonathan Litt, Land & Buildings founder and CIO, discusses the real estate activist's 4.3% stake in Saks parent company, Hudson's Bay.
How the creators of Houzz turned their home remodeling nightmare into an online empire
Mon, 19 Jun 2017 17:32 GMT
This 2017 CNBC Disruptor 50 company is an online marketplace and community for homeowners, designers and contractors.
All-America Survey: Economic optimism near all-time high
Mon, 19 Jun 2017 12:31 GMT
In CNBC's exclusive All-America Economic Survey, Steve Liesman reports 30-percent of Americans are upbeat about the economy.
Americans are really optimistic about the economy, but it's no longer helping Trump: CNBC survey
Mon, 19 Jun 2017 12:00 GMT
A surge in economic optimism contrasts with a decline in Americans' approval of President Donald Trump.
Presumed death toll in London tower blaze rises to 79
Mon, 19 Jun 2017 10:23 GMT
London police said 79 people were dead or missing presumed dead after the devastating Grenfell Tower blaze last week.
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