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Golf Course Communities: Back from the Brink

Golf Course Communities: Back from the Brink

There's a common saying that the Chinese word for 'crisis' is composed of two characters. One means danger; the other represents opportunity. Read More »


Record-Setting $49 Million Penthouse Hits San Francisco Market

Record-Setting $49 Million Penthouse Hits San Francisco Market

There is a new 'mansion in the sky' coming soon for all those tech titans in Silicon Valley to ponder as your new palace in San Francisco. Read More »

Mortgage Rates Move Lower in U.S.

Mortgage Rates Move Lower in U.S.

According to Freddie Mac's weekly Primary Mortgage Market Survey (PMMS), the average fixed mortgage rate moved lower for the first time in four weeks and remaining near late May, 2013 lows. Read More »

Miami Ranks Six in Top 40 Most Important Global Cities for Super Wealthy

Miami Ranks Six in Top 40 Most Important Global Cities for Super Wealthy

London is still the most important global city for the world's ultra-high-net-worth individual (UHNWI), followed by New York and Hong Kong. Read More »


Global Property Spotlight

Cap Maison Resort - (St. Lucia, West Indies)

Cap Maison Resort - (St. Lucia, West Indies)

On the Caribbean island of St.Lucia, known worldwide for its natural beauty, Cap Maison is in a truly breathtaking location in one of St.Lucia's most desirable areas. Read More »

Last Updated March 6, 2015 9:37 AM ET

North America Residential News

According to RealtyTrac's first-ever U.S. Property Tax Rates Report for 2014 higher-end homes in U.S. account for more than half of all property tax dollars nationwide.

According to the Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI), a report from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA), mortgage credit availability increased slightly in February 2015.

With weakening global currencies, fewer Latin American and European buyers are investing in Miami condos, but Asian and domestic buyers are helping fill the gap.

According to the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending February 27, 2015, mortgage applications increased 0.1 percent from one week earlier.

RealtyTrac's Q4 and Year-End 2014 U.S. Home Flipping Report, shows that 136,269 U.S. single family homes were flipped in 2014, 5.4 percent of all single family home sales during the year.

Nearly 900,000 single-family homes across 13 states in the western U.S. are currently designated at "High" or "Very High" risk for wildfire damage

Improved buyer demand at the beginning of 2015 pushed pending home sales in January to their highest level since August 2013.

The delinquency rate for mortgage loans on one-to-four-unit residential properties decreased to a seasonally adjusted rate of 5.68 percent

Based on the latest National Association of Home Builders' Multifamily Production Index (MPI) released this week, U.S. developers are still bullish about the multifamily real estate sector.

The average fixed mortgage rate moved higher amid solid housing data on new home sales and house price appreciation.

Mortgage applications decreased 3.5 percent from one week earlier. This week's results include an adjustment to account for the Presidents' Day holiday.

The U.S. housing industry enjoyed a slight uptick in home prices across the country. Nine cities reported monthly increases in prices

Does the home I am buying have to appraise for the loan amount or purchase price?

According to a new report by Seattle-based Redfin, luxury home price growth in the U.S. slowed significantly in the fourth quarter of 2014. "Locals haven't been part of the party"

This week the Miami Association of Realtors reported that Miami-Dade county's single-family home sales increased in January 2015.

According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR), existing-home sales in the U.S. declined in January 2015 to their lowest rate in nine months.

The world's wealthy just keep parking cash in trophy real estate assets around the world as witnessed this past week on Miami's toney Fisher Island.

New U.S. household formation has recovered after the job losses that accompanied the recession.


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