Real Estate

A bi-directional arrow symbol on an asphalt road. getty Home prices are skyrocketing in most U.S. markets despite COVID- 19, a recession and a shockingly high unemployment rate. Many analysts are speculating that part of the boom in house prices is caused by COVID-19 – that some people are concerned about COVID-19 contagion and don’t
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Scott Heins | Getty Images News | Getty Images Mom-and-pop landlords are in a worse financial position relative to their higher-earning peers as unemployment remains elevated and Americans continue to struggle to pay rent, according to a new analysis. Roughly a third of individual landlords who own residential property are from low- to moderate-income households
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Several cities throughout the country have larger-than-average apartments. getty The coronavirus pandemic is accelerating demand for spacious apartments as renters seek a new lease on life with extra rooms, a dedicated place for an office and more outdoor space. RENTCafe looked at the 30 most populous metro areas to determine where the largest apartments are
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Homebuilding is booming. Homebuilder sentiment hit a fresh all-time high on Wednesday on the back of rising demand for suburban housing. The iShares U.S. Home Construction ETF (ITB) and the SPDR S&P Homebuilders ETF (XHB) climbed nearly 3% and 2% respectively following the spike, with the XHB hitting a new all-time high. Wall Street analysts also highlighted
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Two organizations are suing the CDC over an eviction moratorium. getty The National Apartment Association (NAA) announced today that it is taking legal action against the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for its nationwide eviction moratorium, joining the New Civil Liberties Alliance (NCLA) in its lawsuit challenging the legality of the federal agency’s action.
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Topeka anticipates workers will be enticed to relocate due to its affordability. Greater Topeka Partnership Topeka, Kansas is offering an enticing deal for remote workers to put down roots in the city. Through the state capital’s new Choose Topeka relocation initiative, employees who work remotely for companies based outside Shawnee County can receive up to
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Homebuilding stocks jump on all-time high sentiment. Where to invest in the space Fed leaves rates unchanged in its last meeting before the 2020 presidential election There’s a growing disconnect in emerging markets, but traders see opportunity Unusual activity suggests market volatility will jump after Election Day, Wells Fargo finds Market volatility may swell after
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Topline Stripe is offering a $20,000 bonus to employees who move away from San Francisco, New York City or Seattle but it comes with a 10% pay reduction, spokesman Mike Manning told Forbes, making the e-commerce and mobile payment processor the latest tech company to implement pay cuts for workers who chose to relocate to
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Chamath Palihapitiya Olivia Michael | CNBC Chamath Palihapitiya pioneered taking private unicorns public by reverse merging them into special purpose acquisition companies — an idea he’s called “IPO 2.0.”  After his first iteration of doing so last year with space-tourism company Virgin Galactic, he’s found his next target: Opendoor, an online marketplace for buying and
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Rendering of proposed eco-village in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania Murray Associates & The Bridge Former NFL athletes Garry Gilliam and Karlos Dansby have joined forces in a national effort to revitalize underserved neighborhoods by transforming abandoned properties such as schools, shopping centers and warehouses into sustainable mixed-use eco-villages with housing, retail, co-working, urban agriculture, education centers and
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New York City cannot count on financial assistance from Washington to help it recover from the coronavirus pandemic, RXR Realty CEO Scott Rechler told CNBC on Friday. Instead, the real estate executive said the city’s leadership needs to be proactive in charting a path forward despite its budgetary challenges. “The answer can’t be, simply, that
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Firefighters work to protect homes in Boulder Creek, Calif., on Friday, August 22, 2020. (Photo by … [+] Dylan Bouscher/MediaNews Group/The Mercury News via Getty Images) MediaNews Group via Getty Images Just before the CZU August Lightning Complex wildfire devastated the area, realtor Lance Hulsey listed a house just outside Big Basin Redwoods State Park.
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Broker/Owner of Commercial Professionals in Las Vegas for over 25 years, professional speaker and author of The Successful Woman’s Mindset. getty The initial step into commercial real estate is often a challenge for new investors. Whether you already have experience investing in residential properties or this is your very first real estate venture, you likely have a
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Mortgage delinquencies are expected to continue to rise this year. getty The nation’s serious delinquency rate for mortgage loans more than doubled from May to June, reaching its highest level since February 2015, according to a new loan performance insights report by property data analytics provider CoreLogic. Barring further government support, CoreLogic predicts serious delinquencies
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Matt Cardy | Getty Images News | Getty Images U.K. house prices saw their biggest growth since 2016 in August, climbing to a record high, according to Britain’s longest-running barometer of the property market.  The Halifax House Price Index, which is run by analysis company IHS Markit, found that U.K. house prices grew by 5.2%
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