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  • Mortgage rates could cross a record low
    Mortgage rates could cross a record low

    As investors flood the U.S. bond market, mortgage rates could hit a new low, just in time for spring buying season.

    Mortgage rates could cross a record low

    As investors flood the U.S. bond market, mortgage rates could hit a new low, just in time for spring buying season.

  • Cooling ahead for high-end San Fran real estate
    Cooling ahead for high-end San Fran real estate

    As technology stocks slide, real estate agents say the clamor for high-end homes in San Francisco has quieted.

    Cooling ahead for high-end San Fran real estate

    As technology stocks slide, real estate agents say the clamor for high-end homes in San Francisco has quieted.

  • America's emptiest and fullest cities
    America's emptiest and fullest cities

    A new list from RealtyTrac reveals the U.S. cities with the most and least vacant homes. Check it out.

    America's emptiest and fullest cities

    A new list from RealtyTrac reveals the U.S. cities with the most and least vacant homes. Check it out.

  • Wealthy Borrowers Are Behind 9.3% Jump in New Mortgages

    A sharp drop in interest rates prompted more homeowners to refinance their mortgages last week, especially those with large loans, the Mortgage Bankers Association said Wednesday.

    Wealthy borrowers behind 9.3% jump in new mortgages

    A sharp drop in interest rates prompted more homeowners to refinance their mortgages last week, especially those with large loans, the Mortgage Bankers Association said Wednesday.

  • There won't be an Aussie property crash: Stockland

    Sydney's once-red hot property market will probably be flat this year, while Perth's will keep falling, Stockland chief Mark Steinert told CNBC.

    There won't be an Aussie property crash: Stockland

    Sydney's once-red hot property market will probably be flat this year, while Perth's will keep falling, Stockland chief Mark Steinert told CNBC.

  • Oprah Winfrey buys $28M horse farm at auction

    In what might seem like a pittance to the media mogul, Oprah Winfrey just spent more than $28 million on a 23-acre horse farm in Montecito, California on Friday, according to E! News Online. The Seamair …

    Oprah Winfrey buys $28M horse farm at auction

    In what might seem like a pittance to the media mogul, Oprah Winfrey just spent more than $28 million on a 23-acre horse farm in Montecito, California on Friday, according to E! News Online. The Seamair Farm Estate was purchased by the Weight Watchers (WTW) spokeswoman from Sage Auctions, an Iowa-based auction house, …

  • Building housing for grandma and the generations

    Builders are making homes to accomodate multiple generations living together with specialty housing.

    Building housing for grandma and the generations

    Builders are making homes to accomodate multiple generations living together with specialty housing.

  • Yours for $44M: Margaret Thatcher's London home

    The London home of one of Britain's best-known prime ministers is on the market for £30 million ($43.5 million).

    Yours for $44M: Margaret Thatcher's London home

    The London home of one of Britain's best-known prime ministers is on the market for £30 million ($43.5 million).

  • Asian markets to take a New Year breather

    With several markets closed for the Lunar New Year and only a smattering of Asian data due, it may be a rare quiet week for investors.

    Asian markets to take a New Year breather

    With several markets closed for the Lunar New Year and only a smattering of Asian data due, it may be a rare quiet week for investors.

  • London garage seen selling for $261,000

    A garage in London is set to be auctioned for $261,567 or more, as the escalation in real estate prices in the already expensive city continues.

    London garage seen selling for $261,000

    A garage in London is set to be auctioned for $261,567 or more, as the escalation in real estate prices in the already expensive city continues.

  • Is homeownership worth it? Not in these cities

    While homeownership has long been deemed the "American dream," it may not actually make sense for younger Americans right now, according to Zillow.

    Is Homeownership Worth It? Not in These Cities

    While homeownership has long been deemed the "American dream," it may not actually make sense for younger Americans right now, according to Zillow.

  • Mortgage applications drop 2.6% because of snow

    Mortgage rates fell last week, but so did record amounts of snow across much of the East Coast. That may be why total mortgage application volume dropped 2.6 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis for …

    Mortgage applications drop 2.6% because of snow

    Mortgage rates fell last week, but so did record amounts of snow across much of the East Coast. That may be why total mortgage application volume dropped 2.6 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis for the week from the previous week, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.

  • Owners Cautiously Taking Cash Out of Homes

    Home values are rising and homeowners are taking advantage of that, finally tapping into that equity again in the form of cash-out mortgage refinances. They are doing so, however, by pulling the most conservative …

    Owners Cautiously Taking Cash Out of Homes

    Home values are rising and homeowners are taking advantage of that, finally tapping into that equity again in the form of cash-out mortgage refinances. They are doing so, however, by pulling the most conservative amounts in history.

  • China's five options to boost growth: HSBC

    China's policymakers still have ammunition to counter the mainland's slowing economy, including supply-side reforms and subsidized housing, HSBC said.

    China's five options to boost growth: HSBC

    China's policymakers still have ammunition to counter the mainland's slowing economy, including supply-side reforms and subsidized housing, HSBC said.

  • Brooklyn house sells for nearly $3K per sq. foot

    Based on a price of nearly $6 million and a square foot size of 2000, 36 Strong Place in Brooklyn just sold for $2900 per square foot.

    Brooklyn house sells for nearly $3K per sq. foot

    Based on a price of nearly $6 million and a square foot size of 2000, 36 Strong Place in Brooklyn just sold for $2900 per square foot.

  • Is a market storm coming? Ask an escort

    Turney Duff asked everyone from escorts to Hamptons real-estate agents if they're sensing any signs of a slowdown on Wall Street.

    Is a market storm coming? Ask an escort

    Turney Duff asked everyone from escorts to Hamptons real-estate agents if they're sensing any signs of a slowdown on Wall Street.

  • Pending home sales rise just 0.1% in December

    A lack of homes for sale is keeping potential buyers at bay. Signed contracts to buy existing homes remained essentially flat in December.

    Pending home sales rise just 0.1% in December

    A lack of homes for sale is keeping potential buyers at bay. Signed contracts to buy existing homes remained essentially flat in December.

  • Mansion Sales Prices Hit New Highs in Super-Rich Enclaves

    Mansion sales prices show no signs of slowing in rich enclaves such as the Hamptons, Beverly Hills and Aspen, suggesting that the global market panic has yet to spread to top trophy homes.

    Mansion prices hit new highs in super-rich enclaves

    Mansion sales prices show no signs of slowing in rich enclaves such as the Hamptons, Beverly Hills and Aspen, suggesting that the global market panic has yet to spread to top trophy homes.

  • Why Consumer Groups Are Fighting the Charter-Time Warner Cable Merger

    When it comes to cable companies, bigger definitely isn't better for consumers.

    When it comes to cable companies, bigger definitely isn't better for consumers.

  • Rent Relief Could Be Coming

    Renters take note: It’s getting harder to buy a home today, but it may be getting easier to stay right where you are. Home price gains are accelerating, but rents are moderating and could ease substantially …

    Rent relief could be coming here

    Renters take note: It’s getting harder to buy a home today, but it may be getting easier to stay right where you are. Home price gains are accelerating, but rents are moderating and could ease substantially in some markets. By the end of this year, rents may actually rise at a slower pace than incomes in many markets, according …

  • New home sales hit 544K units in Dec, versus 500K-unit rate estimate

    This is a breaking news story. Please check back for updates.. Analysts expected 500,000 new homes sold in December, up from 490,000 the previous month, according to consensus estimates from Thomson R …

    New home sales hit 544K units in Dec, versus 500K-unit rate estimate

    This is a breaking news story. Please check back for updates.. Analysts expected 500,000 new homes sold in December, up from 490,000 the previous month, according to consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters.

  • China property sales growth to slump: Moody's

    Sales growth of properties in China will tumble this year as a result of slowing economic expansion and developers' high debt levels, Moody's has said.

    China property sales growth to slump: Moody's

    Sales growth of properties in China will tumble this year as a result of slowing economic expansion and developers' high debt levels, Moody's has said.

  • Lower Rates Goose Mortgage Applications, Especially Refis

    Defying expectations for the start of 2016, mortgage rates spiraled down further last week, spurring more volume in the mortgage market. Total applications increased 8.8 percent on a seasonally adjusted …

    Mortgage applications up 8.8% on lower rates

    Defying expectations for the start of 2016, mortgage rates spiraled down further last week, spurring more volume in the mortgage market. Total applications increased 8.8 percent on a seasonally adjusted basis last week from the previous week, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.

  • Robin Williams' Napa estate sells for $18.1M

    A 640-acre property belonging to the late actor and comedian Robin Williams sold for $18.1 million cash, according to the Los Angeles Times.

    Robin Williams' Napa estate sells for $18.1M

    A 640-acre property belonging to the late actor and comedian Robin Williams sold for $18.1 million cash, according to the Los Angeles Times.

  • CEO of warehouse REIT said he isn't afraid of China

    The CEO of the largest warehouse REIT in the U.S. brushed off concerns about China after reporting solid results.

    CEO of warehouse REIT said he isn't afraid of China

    The CEO of the largest warehouse REIT in the U.S. brushed off concerns about China after reporting solid results.

  • US home prices rise 5.8% in Nov.: S&P/Case-Shiller

    “Home prices extended their gains, supported by continued low mortgage rates, tight supplies and an improving labor market,” David M. Blitzer, chairman of the Index Committee at S&P Dow Jones Indices, …

    US home prices rise 5.8% in Nov.: S&P/Case-Shiller

    “Home prices extended their gains, supported by continued low mortgage rates, tight supplies and an improving labor market,” David M. Blitzer, chairman of the Index Committee at S&P Dow Jones Indices, said in a statement. The biggest gains in prices continue to be in Portland, Oregon, San Francisco and Denver, S&P/Case …

  • December home sales rebound? Here's the secret

    The robust rebound in existing homes sales in December had everything to do with new mortgage rules.

    December home sales rebound? Here's the secret

    The robust rebound in existing homes sales in December had everything to do with new mortgage rules.

  • Cheap Houses Pay Off for Builder

    Executives at America's largest homebuilder aren't afraid to admit it: Cheap works. Its recent launch into the entry-level market is paying off.

    Cheap Houses Pay Off for Builder

    Executives at America's largest homebuilder aren't afraid to admit it: Cheap works. Its recent launch into the entry-level market is paying off.

  • Existing home sales hit 5.46M units in Dec, vs. expectations of 5.2M

    This is a breaking news story. Please check back for updates.. Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters forecast existing home sales of 5.2 million units for the month of December.

    Existing home sales hit 5.46M units in Dec, vs. expectations of 5.2M

    This is a breaking news story. Please check back for updates.. Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters forecast existing home sales of 5.2 million units for the month of December.

  • Singapore's luxury housing market remains firm

    Demand for high-end homes in Singapore remains firm despite the levying of duties aimed to cool the once-runaway market, according to one local developer.

    Singapore's luxury housing market remains firm

    Demand for high-end homes in Singapore remains firm despite the levying of duties aimed to cool the once-runaway market, according to one local developer.

 
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