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 After 2 Years of Volatility, Dubai Residential Rents Start to Stabilize

After 2 Years of Volatility, Dubai Residential Rents Start to Stabilize

According to Cluttons, residential rents across Dubai registered no change during the first quarter of 2018, helping improve the annual rate of change to -3.1%, from -7.7% at the end of last year. This marks the first stable quarter for rents in the emirate in over two years. Read More »


California Home Sales Uptick in March, Median Prices Reach 8-Month High

California Home Sales Uptick in March, Median Prices Reach 8-Month High

California's housing market continued its momentum as seasonally adjusted, existing home sales rose both month to month and year to year in March 2018. Read More »

Top 5 Artsiest Hotels in America Revealed

Top 5 Artsiest Hotels in America Revealed

Time was - only a decade or two ago - that a hotel was just a place for the weary traveler to lay his/her head for the night. And many hotels looked pretty much the same. Read More »

U.S. Remodeling Index Dips in Early 2018

U.S. Remodeling Index Dips in Early 2018

The National Association of Home Builders' Remodeling Market Index posted a reading of 57 in the first quarter of 2018, down three points from the previous quarter and back to the same level as the third quarter of 2017. 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 April 23, 2018 9:04 AM ET

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Orlando's median home price rose 6 percent in March 2018 when compared to March of last year while sales held steady with a slight 1 percent increase.

According to data from Zillow, home shoppers should be prepared to move quickly when they find a home they want, as homes sold at their fastest pace on record in 2017.

Cities in Asia Pacific and worldwide are getting smarter, but they must be ready for the Cyber security risks that accompany the growing adoption of tech-enabled real estate and infrastructure.

A national rent increase of 2.8 percent in January 2018, compared to 2.6 percent in January 2017. Low rental home inventory fuels the growth of single-family rent prices.

According to new research from the Up for Growth National Coalition, ECONorthwest, and Holland Government Affairs, from 2000 to 2015, the U.S. fell 7.3 million units short of meeting housing demand.

Independent mortgage banks and mortgage subsidiaries of chartered banks in the U.S. made an average profit of $711 on each loan they originated in 2017, down from $1,346 per loan in 2016.

According the National Association of Home Builders, U.S. builder confidence in the market for newly built single-family homes edged down one point to a level of 69 in April 2018 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI).

U.S. commercial and multifamily mortgage bankers closed a record $530.1 billion of loans in 2017.

Increased interest in self-storage facilities, data centers, student accommodation, education and aged care as investors chase yield

Mortgage applications for new home purchases in the U.S. decreased 2.6 percent compared to March 2017. Compared to February 2018, applications increased by 14 percent.

Over 64 million Americans live in multigenerational households, which is based on a report by the Pew Research Center, Washington, D.C.

Leasing activity totaled 6.39 million sq. ft. in Q1 2018, 6% below its five-year quarterly average. The availability rate was 11.8%, up 30 basis points (bps) from Q4 2017, and 20 bps from a year ago.

According to Zillow, U.S. home values have been appreciating more per working hour than local minimum wage pays in about half of the nation's 50 largest cities.

Based on new CBRE Research released this week entitled, The Tech Evolution is Ushering in Shared Logistics, the increasing use of automation is real and impacting Japan's logistics sector in a significant way.

UK, Germany and Spain are the three most attractive hotel investment destinations in Europe, with more than two-thirds (69%) of investors identifying these markets as the preferred countries for hotel investment in 2018.

According to new research from Daft.ie, residential rents for properties close to Ireland's light-rail DART train stations and Luas stops rose by 3% to an average of €1,770 per month in the first three months of 2018.

According to CBRE, momentum for additional construction of U.S. warehouses is not likely to wane, because the vast majority of the country's warehouse stock is decades old and ill-suited for the demands of e-commerce.

Local home prices rose again in March 2018 while the local housing supply stayed tight. Median price for existing single-family homes sold in Southern Nevada during March was $280,000.

Health systems and hospitals can generate significant cost savings, secure capital to invest in technology and care delivery,

According to Freddie Mac's latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, the average U.S. mortgage rate dropped for the second consecutive week in April 2018.

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