According to CBRE Research, commercial real estate lending activity in the U.S. was strong in the first quarter of 2019, with equity and debt markets calmed by the Federal Reserve's decision to hold firm on rates.
According to the Urban Land Institute's Center for Capital Markets and Real Estate, the outlook for the U.S. economy, real estate capital markets and real estate fundamentals remains positive in 2019, but is expected to moderate over the next three years.
A total of 161,875 U.S. properties with a foreclosure filing during the first quarter of 2019, down 23 percent from the previous quarter and down 15 percent from a year ago to the lowest level since Q1 2008.
According to new research prepared by the Mortgage Bankers Association, the following firms were the top commercial/multifamily mortgage originators in 2018:
According to ATTOM Data Solutions 2018 property tax analysis of more than 87 million U.S. single family homes, property taxes levied on single family homes in 2018 totaled $304.6 billion, up 4 percent from $293.4 billion in 2017.
According to new research from Zillow, real estate investors appear to be flocking to Opportunity Zones in the U.S.
This past week New York City's new $25 billion Hudson Yards mixed-use megaproject officially opened to the public, marking a historic moment in the City of New York.
According to the New York State Association of Realtors, median home sales price in New York State continued to rise in February 2019, increasing 9.8-percent from this time last year.
According to the National Association of Realtors, existing-home sales in the U.S. rebounded strongly in February 2019, experiencing the largest month-over-month gain since December 2015.
According to the Mortgage Bankers Association's latest Commercial and Multifamily Mortgage Debt Outstanding quarterly report for 2018, the level of commercial and multifamily mortgage debt outstanding in the U.S. at the end of 2018 was $216 billion (6.8 percent) higher than at the end of 2017.
According to the latest National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index, U.S. builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes held steady at 62 in March 2019.
Based on new research by Zillow, prospective homebuyers in Miami and the New York metro area can expect more favorable conditions than those in most other major U.S. housing markets.
On the heels of Amazon's surprise announcement to cancel its plan to build a new headquarters facility in New York's Long Island City due to Democratic political opposition, both the local real estate market and the Governor's office were stunned.
According to Knight Frank's latest Global Outlook Report, Hong Kong will retain its title as the world's most expensive office market despite rents being forecast to decrease in 2019.
Steady U.S. commercial real estate markets, along with equity and debt availability, are expected to keep commercial and multifamily mortgage originations roughly on par with the volumes seen the last two years.
According to Knight Frank's London Report, London retained its title as the world's top destination for investment in commercial real estate in 2018.
Despite rising global uncertainty impacting Q4 investment, 2018 was the best year since 2007 for global commercial real estate markets, with volumes hitting $733 billion.