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8.1 Million U.S. Homes Have $1.4 Trillion in Negative Equity in Q3

8.1 Million U.S. Homes Have $1.4 Trillion in Negative Equity in Q3

According to RealtyTrac's U.S. Home Equity & Underwater Report for the third quarter of 2014, 8.1 million U.S. residential properties were seriously underwater. Read More »


Home Remodeling Index in U.S. at Record High

Home Remodeling Index in U.S. at Record High

Good news for Home Depot and Lowe's. The National Association of Home Builders' Remodeling Market Index reclaimed the high-water mark of 57 in Q3 2014. Read More »

Miami Sales Brisk as 188 New Condo Towers Announced

Miami Sales Brisk as 188 New Condo Towers Announced

The skies over Miami are filling up with cranes - again. strong demand for existing Miami properties fueled sales and price growth in September. Read More »

Orlando Apartment Portfolio Sells for $150 Million

Orlando Apartment Portfolio Sells for $150 Million

A 1,024-unit multifamily portfolio in Orlando was acquired this week by Atlas Residential for $150 million Read More »


Global Property Spotlight

Grand Tetons Wonderland - (Driggs, Idaho)

Grand Tetons Wonderland - (Driggs, Idaho)

Huntsman Springs is golf and club community developed by Jon Huntsman, Sr. A place of serenity and beauty in the hitherto undeveloped Teton Valley of Western Idaho. Read More »

Last Updated October 23, 2014 11:22 AM ET

North America Residential News

Existing-home sales bounced back in September to their highest annual pace of the year. All major regions except for the Midwest experienced gains in September.

Private and exclusive residential community in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., announces record home sales for the first six months of 2014

For the third time this year, nationwide housing starts surpassed the million-mark.

Average fixed mortgage rates hitting new lows for the year as 10-year bond yields briefly dipped below 2 percent.

After four consecutive monthly gains, builder confidence in the market for newly built single-family homes fell five points.

Foreclosure filings were reported on 317,171 U.S. properties in the third quarter.

Cash sales made up 32.9 percent of total U.S. home sales in July 2014, the lowest share since August 2008, and down from 35.9 percent in July 2013.

According to Zillow, the 30-year fixed mortgage rate is currently 3.81 percent, down fifteen basis points from this time last week.

Nearly half of all U.S. housing markets are better off now than during the last Presidential election cycle two years ago, the balance are not.

Tight mortgage lending standards continue to affect sales for single-family builders across the nation.

In the 12 months ending June 2014 a total of 797,865 Home Equity Lines of Credit (HELOCs) were originated nationwide

For the week ending October 3, 2014, mortgage applications increased 3.8 percent from one week earlier.

The median price of homes sold last month in Southern Nevada increased slightly.

Besides being LeBron James' hometown, Akron Ohio is now top dog for buying rental property.

Home price increases in the golden state are expected to stall in 2015.

U.S. home prices nationwide, including distressed sales, increased 6.4 percent in August 2014.

What is the penalty to breaking our lease? Losing the security? What is standard?

Is it best to find someone very local? Can agents work different territories?


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