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23 U.S. Cities to Reach $1 Million Median Home Price Status Soon

23 U.S. Cities to Reach $1 Million Median Home Price Status Soon

Property listings portal Zillow is now reporting that over the next year, 23 more cities across the U.S. will make Zillow's "$1 Million City List," defined as a city with a median home value of $1 million or more. Read More »


Home Affordability Hits 10-Year Low in U.S.

Home Affordability Hits 10-Year Low in U.S.

According to the National Association of Home Builders / Wells Fargo Housing Opportunity Index, rising U.S. home prices and interest rates pushed housing affordability to a 10-year low in the second quarter of 2018. Read More »

Top 5 Late-Summer Getaways in U.S. and Canada Revealed

Top 5 Late-Summer Getaways in U.S. and Canada Revealed

Late-summer, to me, is one of the most beautiful times of the year. The summer heat is starting to break. Nights are a bit cooler. Days start to get a bit shorter. There's a hint in the air of the Autumn breezes that will come soon. Read More »

Mortgage Rates in U.S. Dip in Early August

Mortgage Rates in U.S. Dip in Early August

According to Freddie Mac most recent Primary Mortgage Market Survey, U.S. mortgage rates were mostly unchanged the first week of August 2018, but did ease up slightly. Read More »


Luxury 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 August 13, 2018 9:12 AM ET

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According to the National Association of Realtors, amidst staggeringly low inventory levels in much of the country during the second quarter of 2018, existing-homes sales cooled and home prices maintained their robust level of appreciation.

According to the Miami Association of Realtors, Miami-Dade County existing condominium sales surged 5.6 percent in 2Q 2018 as median prices for all properties rose for the 26th consecutive quarter.

According to global real estate consultant CBRE, commercial real estate investment volume in the U.S. totaled $118.8 billion in Q2 2018, an increase of 1.7% from Q2 2017.

According to the Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors, local home prices are leveling off this summer as the housing supply has stopped shrinking but still remains tight.

A new research by price comparison website MoneySuperMarket reveals that the UK is the most expensive location to raise a family in Europe.

Based on a new report by the Orlando Regional Realtor Association, the inventory of homes available for purchase in the Orlando area in July 2018 displayed its greatest percentage of decrease yet in 2018

According to Freddie Mac's latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, U.S. mortgage rates in early August 2018 jumped to their fourth highest level of the year. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage drifted up for the second consecutive week to 4.60 percent.

U.S. markets where residential land use has the strictest regulations, and which often struggle to accommodate new housing, strong job growth, is also associated with a much larger increase in home values.

U.S. homebuilder confidence in the single-family 55+ housing market continued to be in positive territory in the second quarter of 2018.The HMI index increased one point to 67.

According to a new report by global real estate consultant CBRE, the U.S. commercial real estate lending market remains robust in 2018, despite financial market volatility and heightened trade tensions.

According to he Mortgage Bankers Association's latest Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending July 27, 2018, U.S. mortgage applications decreased 2.6 percent from one week earlier,

To minimize the impact of the new vacancy tax, developers are likely to switch more unsold luxury flats from the sales to leasing market.

According to JLL, the vacancy rate of Moscow's office market continued to decline in Q2, 2018 amid low completions and rising take-up. The current vacancy, at 12.0%, is the lowest since Q3 2008. The decline began in Q3 2015 when it was 17%.

According to the National Association of Realtors, U.S. pending home sales increased in all four major regions in June 2018, but overall activity lagged year ago levels for the sixth straight month.

According to Irish property portal Daft.ie, home buyers in Ireland are paying up to 32% more for a property with a sea-view. The research, conducted by economist Ronan Lyons, analyzed over half a million property listings.

According to Freddie Mac's July 2018 Housing Forecast, exceptionally low housing supply and weaker affordability slowed the housing market in the first half of 2018, but total sales activity should still slightly top year-ago levels.

According to Freddie Mac's latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, U.S. mortgage rates moved up slightly over the past week to their highest level since late June 2018.

U.S. companies in pursuit of highly skilled tech talent - spanning every industry today - might be in for more sticker shock. Combined talent and occupancy costs are up by as much as 12.5 percent over last year as competition for tech talent has heated up.

According to the June 2018 Zillow Real Estate Market Report, a decade after the U.S. housing market crashed, half of the country's homes have regained the value they lost during the recession.

U.S. single family homes and condos sold for a median price of $255,000 in the second quarter, up 6.3 percent from a year ago to a new all-time high but the slowest annual appreciation since Q2 2016.

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