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Millions of Boomerang Buyers Poised to Re-Enter Housing Market

Millions of Boomerang Buyers Poised to Re-Enter Housing Market

First wave of 7.3 million homeowners who lost their home to foreclosure or short sale during the foreclosure crisis are now past the seven-year window they conservatively need to repair their credit Read More »


Which Should Come First, Loan Approval or Home Search?

Which Should Come First, Loan Approval or Home Search?

Can I apply for a loan before I find a home to purchase? Or should I wait to find a home I like and want to buy before I apply? Read More »

U.S. Pending Home Sales Stall in December, Says NAR

U.S. Pending Home Sales Stall in December, Says NAR

All major U.S. regions experienced declines in December 2014, despite interest rates being at their lowest level of 2014. Read More »

Cayman Islands, Home of World's Super Wealth

Cayman Islands, Home of World's Super Wealth

Li Ka-shing, Hong Kong's richest man for the past seventeen consecutive years with a reputed personal wealth of $33 billion, surprised analysts at the start of 2015 by announcing the restructuring of his vast business empire. Read More »


Global Property Spotlight

Golf Club In South of England for Sale

Golf Club In South of England for Sale

An extremely rare opportunity to purchase a comprehensive and quality championship Golf Course with a 25 en-suite bedroomed luxury hotel and Spa Read More »

Last Updated January 30, 2015 8:30 AM ET

North America Residential News

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Luxury ski mountain real estate is making a strong comeback this winter as major resort purchases and eight-figure sales are signifying unprecedented growth in North American ski towns.

Shakespeare Ranch, also known as the Western "Camelot", evokes the feel of a by-gone era that has been revered by the likes of the Kennedy and Onassis families.

Sales of newly built, single-family homes rose 11.6 percent in December to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 481,000 units.

According to the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending January 23, 2015, mortgage applications decreased 3.2 percent from one week earlier.

As Millennials begin to enter the home buying market in larger numbers, homes will get a little smaller, laundry rooms will be essential, and home technology will become increasingly prevalent.

RealtyTrac's research team found 18 U.S. towns that matched their seven criteria for a best ski town for real estate investing.

Miami home sales increased in December 2014, as single-family home sales set an all-time annual record in 2014 and median sales prices continue to increase at a more moderate rate.

Despite low inventory conditions, existing-home sales bounced back in December 2014, and climbed above an annual pace of 5 million sales for the sixth time in seven months.

At the end of the year there were 7,052,570 U.S. residential properties seriously underwater

The multifamily market has had strong demand in recent years and is set to remain that way in 2015, despite certain headwinds that could affect the industry.

Residential remodeling spending on owner-occupied single-family homes will increase a modest 3 percent in 2015 over 2014, and another 1.5 percent in 2016.

A strengthening labor market, low interest rates, improving mortgage availability and growing pent-up demand will help to significantly boost single-family housing production in the year ahead

According to the Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending January 16, 2015, mortgage applications increased 14.2 percent from one week earlier.

Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes declined one point to 57.

California's regional housing markets ended the year with mixed results as statewide home sales inched up from a year ago.

This week the National Association of Home Builders' (NAHB) Remodeling Market Index (RMI) posted a record-high result of 60 in the final quarter of 2014.

The average fixed mortgage rate fell for the third consecutive week as bond yields continued to drop despite a strong employment report.


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