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Opening Cuba Means a Boom for New Resort Properties

Opening Cuba Means a Boom for New Resort Properties

It won't happen overnight. But the shot heard 'round the world - President Obama's "opening" with Cuba - will have momentous effects on the resort-development. Read More »

Mortgage Rates in U.S. at 2014 Record Low

Mortgage Rates in U.S. at 2014 Record Low

The average fixed mortgage rate fell to new lows for this year as 10-year Treasury yields closed at their lowest level since May 2013. Read More »

California Home Sales Subdued in November

California Home Sales Subdued in November

Slower price gains and the lowest interest rates in nearly two years did little to spur November 2014 home sales. Read More »

U.S. Mortgage Applications Dip in Mid-December

U.S. Mortgage Applications Dip in Mid-December

The Market Composite Index, a measure of mortgage loan application volume, decreased 3.3 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis from one week earlier. Read More »

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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 December 19, 2014 3:10 PM ET

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Hong Kong-based developer Swire Properties announced the topping off of its east block tower, the first of six buildings under construction at Brickell City Centre.

Money will continue to flow into real estate from across the capital markets worldwide, but investors should be increasingly concerned about getting caught late in the cycle

November housing starts and building permits both fell in the U.S., as groundbreaking also declined 1.6 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual 1.028 million-unit pace.

As tumbling oil prices drain over a trillion dollars of income from oil-rich exporters in the Middle East, the result could be one of the biggest transfers of wealth in history.

Declining interest rates and swelling inventory have contributed to another month of increased home sales in the Orlando area in November.

Cushman & Wakefield just announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Massey Knakal Realty Services, New York's No. 1 Investment Sales firm.

Property investors looking for profitable sites to develop continued to generate an impressive volume of Long Island industrial sales in the third quarter of 2014,

Following a four-point uptick last month, U.S. builder confidence in the market for newly built single-family homes fell one point in December to a level of 57.

Gone are the heydays of constant TV filming in Miami.

The 3-floor penthouse suite in the newly completed Residences at The Miami Edition has just hit the market for $27.5 million.

Freddie Mac's latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey (PMMS) is reporting average fixed mortgage rates moved slightly up from the last week.

There was 112,498 U.S. foreclosure filings in November, a decrease of 9 percent from the previous month and down 1 percent from a year ago.

The Market Composite Index, a measure of mortgage loan application volume, increased 7.3 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis.

U.S. metro areas with a lower cost of living and sunnier weather are poised to see an increased number of baby boomers moving in.

After decades of promoting Walt Disney World, Universal Studios, Florida's beaches and cruise ships, Florida is trying a new tourism angle - medical tourism.

According to CoreLogic, cash sales made up 34.8 percent of total home sales in September 2014, down from 37.2 percent in September 2013.

The Baird-STR Hotel Stock Index increased 2.9 percent to 3,839 in November and is up 20.8 percent year to date. The index ended 2013 at 3,177.

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