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California Home Sales Rise in May, Aided by Lower Interest Rates

California Home Sales Rise in May, Aided by Lower Interest Rates

According to the California Association of Realtors, California's median home price edged higher to another peak for the second straight month as lower interest rates helped bolster home sales in May 2019. Read More »


Housing Starts in U.S. Dip in May

Housing Starts in U.S. Dip in May

According to new data from the U.S. Housing and Urban Development and Commerce Department, total U.S. housing starts declined 0.9 percent in May 2019 to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.27 million units from an upwardly revised reading in April 2019. Read More »

Orlando Housing Market Enjoys Healthy Sales Jump in May

Orlando Housing Market Enjoys Healthy Sales Jump in May

According to Orlando Regional Realtor Association, Orlando's key housing marketing indicators all posted positive gains in May 2019, with sales jumping 10 percent compared to the same month last year. Read More »

Single-Family Rent Growth Continues in U.S.

Single-Family Rent Growth Continues in U.S.

According to CoreLogic's latest Single-Family Rent Index (SFRI), which analyzes single-family rent price changes nationally and among 20 metropolitan areas, shows a national rent increase of 3% in April 2019, as compared to 2.8% in April 2018. Read More »


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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 June 19, 2019 9:02 AM ET

Asia Pacific Real Estate News

Factors influencing the U.S. grocery industry points to a near-term future with a fully automated checkout process, a greater emphasis on prepared meals.

Shopping for and buying a home is a daunting process for anyone, but Zillow research shows that for parents the stresses are magnified.

Rising cost of leasing prime office space accelerated across the globe due to continued economic growth, job gains and limited availability of prime space in certain markets.

U.S. mortgage applications for new home purchases increased 20.1 percent compared from a year ago. Compared to April 2019, applications increased by 0.1 percent.

Slovenia is home to the world's fastest rising house prices with average values accelerating 18.2% year-on-year. Falling unemployment, low interest rates and until recently, limited supply, are behind the strong price growth.

The level of commercial/multifamily mortgage debt outstanding in the U.S. rose by $45.4 billion (1.3 percent) in the first quarter of 2019.

According to Redfin, Cleveland, Detroit and Pittsburgh are the most affordable places where couples can throw a wedding and also cover a down payment on their first home. In all three Midwestern metro areas, the average combined cost of a wedding and a down payment is less than $65,000, compared with the national average of more than $109,000.

Based on new data from the Mortgage Bankers Association, U.S. mortgage credit availability increased in May 2019 according to the Mortgage Credit Availability Index (MCAI). The MCAI rose 1.9 percent to 189.5 in May.

Request for Letters of Interest for a Master Developer for the City's Downtown and Innovation District

According to CoreLogic's latest monthly Loan Performance Insights Report, the report shows that nationally 4% of mortgages were in some stage of delinquency (30 days or more past due, including those in foreclosure) in March 2019

The Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors (GLVAR) is reporting for the third straight month, Southern Nevada home prices continued to hovering at $300,000 in May 2019, while the number of homes on the market continued to increase.

According to Redfin, sale prices for newly built homes in the U.S. fell 1 percent year over year to a median of $363,900 in the first quarter of 2019, the first such drop in seven years.

According to the Mortgage Bankers Association's latest Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending May 31, 2019, U.S. mortgage applications increased 1.5 percent from one week earlier. This week's results included an adjustment for the Memorial Day holiday.

Department of Veterans Affairs welcomed more than 100 industry stakeholders and governments officials.

In recognition of June being national LGBT Pride Month, the National Association of Realtors has recently released its first-ever Profile of Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Buyers and Sellers.

U.S. independent mortgage banks (IMBs) and mortgage subsidiaries of chartered banks reported a net gain of $285 on each loan they originated in the first quarter of 2019.

According to ATTOM Data Solutions Q1 2019 U.S. Home Flipping Report, 49,059 U.S. single family homes and condos were flipped in the first quarter of 2019, down 2 percent from the previous quarter and down 8 percent from a year ago to a three-year low.

According to a new report from CBRE, the growth of online grocery sales has the U.S. market for cold-storage warehouses poised for strong growth, potentially creating demand for up to 100 million sq. ft. of industrial cold-storage space over the next five years.

According to JLL's latest Residential Sales Market Monitor Report, the price premium commanded by new mass residential flats sized 752 sq. ft and under on Hong Kong Island against the New Territories has narrowed from 90% to 79% over the past five years.

A new survey by Zillow is reporting this week that younger homeowners in the U.S. more often say they rushed through the buying process and have regrets about their mortgage.

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