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New Home Sales in U.S. Dive 9 Percent in October

New Home Sales in U.S. Dive 9 Percent in October

According to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, sales of newly built, single-family homes in the U.S. fell to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 544,000 units in October 2018, after an upwardly revised September report. Read More »


California Renters Still Long for Home Ownership, Says C.A.R.

California Renters Still Long for Home Ownership, Says C.A.R.

According to a consumer survey released by the California Association of Realtors, despite affordability challenges, California renters continue to hold homeownership in high regard and aspire to purchase a home eventually. Read More »

Selling Rates in Hong Kong's New Residential Projects Sharply Declines in October

Selling Rates in Hong Kong's New Residential Projects Sharply Declines in October

According to JLL's Residential Sales Market Monitor released this week, the first day sell-through rates for newly launched mass residential projects (where over 80 units were launched in the first batch of sales) dropped significantly in October 2018. Read More »

54 Million Americans Traveling Thanksgiving Holiday, Most Since 2005

54 Million Americans Traveling Thanksgiving Holiday, Most Since 2005

The American Automobile Association is predicting over 54.3 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more away from home this Thanksgiving, a 4.8 percent increase over last year. Read More »


Global Property Spotlight

Brand New Residences Bring Modern Luxury Living to Paradise Island Bahamas

Brand New Residences Bring Modern Luxury Living to Paradise Island Bahamas

In the heart of breathtaking Paradise Island adjacent to Nassau, Bahamas, a very rare residential opportunity will soon be available. Opportunities like this are extremely limited on this 685 acre island paradise. Read More »

Last Updated December 13, 2018 8:12 AM ET

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According to the Mortgage Bankers Association's Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending November 9, 2018, U.S. mortgage applications decreased 3.2 percent from one week earlier.

According to real estate data company CoreLogic, approximately 48,390 California homes with a total reconstruction cost value (RCV) of approximately $18 billion are at high or extreme risk of wildfire damage from the Camp and Woolsey fires in Northern and Southern California.

According to Freddie Mac's most recent Primary Mortgage Market Survey for November 2018, U.S. mortgage rates dropping slightly after last week's increases.

According to new research by global property consultant CBRE, more commercial real estate investment capital crossed U.S. borders in both directions during H1 2018, with foreign inflow up by 29% from the first half of 2017, and U.S. outflow up by 15% in H1 of 2018.

California's housing market posted its largest year-over-year sales decline since March 2014 and remained below the 400,000-level sales benchmark for the second consecutive month in September.

According to a housing and economic forecast released today by the California Association of Realtors, a combination of high home prices and eroding affordability is expected to cut into housing demand and contribute to a weaker housing market in 2019.

According to new Redfin research, signs continue to point toward a changing market that's letting U.S. homebuyers be more selective as supply constraints begin to ease in the hottest markets.

According to the recently released CBRE U.S. Seniors Housing & Care Investor Survey, the appetite for senior housing acquisitions in the U.S. remains strong, with nearly two-thirds of investors planning to increase the size of their portfolios over the next 12 months.

According to Freddie Mac latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey for the first week of September 2018, U.S. mortgage rates jumped over the past week to a level not seen in over a month.

More than 1.5 million (1,527,433) loans secured by residential property were originated in Q2 2018, down 16 percent from the previous quarter.

According to new U.S. housing market research by Zillow, the combination of rising home prices and interest rates creates a doubly challenging environment for would-be home buyers, making monthly mortgage payments on even modestly priced homes more of a financial burden.

Sales of newly built, single-family homes inched down 1.7 percent in July to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 627,000 units after an upwardly revised June report. On a year-to-date basis, sales are up 7.2 percent from this time last year.

According to CBRE's latest U.S. Data Center Trends Report, demand from large cloud users has set the U.S. data center market on pace to break 2017's record leasing activity.

Based on the Mortgage Bankers Association's mid-year 2018 ranking of commercial and multifamily mortgage servicers in the U.S., at the top of the list of firms is Wells Fargo Bank.

The nation's largest cities are getting even greener. Researchers have found green certified office space across America's 30 largest metros has reached 41 percent of market totals - the highest in the index's history.

According to Transwestern's newly released national industrial report for the second quarter of 2018, 37 of 47 U.S. markets posted positive absorption for the quarter, and 43 of 47 posted positive absorption for the previous 12-month period.

According to ATTOM Data Solutions recent analysis of what California's housing market would look like if the state is split into three new states per a proposal that has qualified for the state's November 2018 ballot.

According to a new report by CBRE, prime logistics rents increased globally in the year ending March 31, 2018, accelerating their growth in many markets.


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