The Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) today released its Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending June 25, 2010. The Market Composite Index, a measure of mortgage loan application volume, increased 8.8 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis from one week earlier.
(DUBAI, UAE) -- Home owners in Dubai learned about their rights under new rules at a real estate forum organized by Hamptons International for members of the British Business Group (BBG).
This is a tale of The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight. They couldn't shoot straight because nobody so far has found anything they stole.
(ABU DHABI, UAE) -- On June 28 I spent eight hours in a conference room watching current affairs TV programs from five countries as a judge during the semi final round of the International Emmys. Back home in the US,...
In the last 18 months, the commercial real estate market has seriously deteriorated. Yet many analysts are hopeful that the worst is over and that pressure on property owners will begin to ease. Let's take an in-depth look at whether their optimism is justified.
Buyers took advantage of the foreclosed-home market in the first quarter, racking up 31% of all sales ...
(WASHINGTON, DC) -- Up to 180,000 home buyers will lose their tax credit through no fault of their own ...
A London court has ruled that Qatar's sovereign wealth fund acted improperly when it withdrew support for a controversial Chelsea project after complaints from Prince Charles.
Of the myriad of annual studies measuring everything from home buying habits to the favorite ice cream of billionaires, the Merrill Lynch/CapGemini World Wealth Report is one of my favorites.
A new report doesn't mince words about the state of the residential investment market in Panama. "Flipping is dead," concludes the analysis by Alternative Latin Investor.
According to Condo Vultures, nearly 5,100 new condominium units were added in Fort Lauderdale's Downtown and Beach neighborhoods during the last real estate boom, increasing the existing inventory by 66 percent in less than a decade.
According to the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA)'s Annual 2009 Mortgage Bankers Production Survey released today, independent mortgage bankers and subsidiaries made an average profit of $1,135 on each loan ...
According to data compiled by STR and STR Global, the Americas region recorded positive results in the three key performance metrics when reported in U.S. dollars for May 2010.
According to the latest S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Index, the annual growth rates of all 20 MSAs and the 10- and 20-City Composites improved in April ...
(ABU DHABI, UAE) -- A recent study by research company Business Monitor International, finds that GCC countries will invest more than $119.6 billion in infrastructure projects over the next ten years, with 90 percent of the money going to rail projects.
(ORLANDO, FL) -- Do the housing numbers lie in metro Orlando, one of the worst foreclosure-laden and mortgage-stricken markets in the U.S.?
(DUBAI, UAE) -- Jumeirah Lake Towers (JLT) is an enormous free trade zone in Dubai that will eventually include 87 towers grouped in 26 so-called clusters. Over the weekend, the first cluster, designated Cluster S, was handed over.
(ABU DHABI, UAE) -- The Abu Dhabi National Insurance Company (ADNIC) is Aldar's first sub-developer in Al Raha Beach, a huge waterfront project with commercial, retail, hospitality, and residential units.