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Foreign Buyers, Immigrants to Drive Bigger Share of Future U.S. Home Sales

Foreign Buyers, Immigrants to Drive Bigger Share of Future U.S. Home Sales

Real estate markets across the U.S. are increasingly becoming international, and changing demographics brought forth by immigration and growing interest from foreigners are positioned to bolster home sales activity and prices. Read More »


Home Builder Confidence in U.S. Continues to Uptick in May

Home Builder Confidence in U.S. Continues to Uptick in May

According to the National Association of Home Builders, in a further sign that the U.S. housing market continues to strengthen, home builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes rose two points in May. Read More »

Residential Rents Growing Faster in Suburbs than Urban Areas in U.S.

Residential Rents Growing Faster in Suburbs than Urban Areas in U.S.

Renters are starting to look for cheaper housing options outside downtown cores, prompting rent payments to rise faster in the suburbs than in urban areas. Read More »

Despite Hype Of Closures, Many U.S. Retailers Expanding in 2017

Despite Hype Of Closures, Many U.S. Retailers Expanding in 2017

Despite breathless media headlines about various big-box retailers closing stores, others in that category are opening hundreds of stores. 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 May 23, 2017 9:05 AM ET

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According to Freddie Mac's latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, the 30-year fixed mortgage rate remained around four percent for the fifth consecutive week in mid-May 2017.

According to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Commerce Department, led by a decline in multifamily production, nationwide housing starts fell 2.6 percent in April.

The financial and technology sectors are two of the main drivers fueling one of the strongest economies in the country. This has made the Texas commercial real estate market an attractive target for investors and appealing destination for young professionals.

Mortgage applications for new home purchases in the U.S. decreased 4.3 percent compared to April 2016. Compared to March 2017, applications decreased by 20 percent relative to the previous month.

His corporate trust is selling Trump's luxury waterfront villa on Plum Bay on the island of French St. Martin.

According to the National Association of Realtors, the strongest quarterly sales pace of U.S. homes in exactly a decade put significant downward pressure on inventory levels and caused price growth to further accelerate during the first three months of 2017.

According to Zillow, first-time homebuyers in the U.S. will have better luck in the Southeast if they are looking for a more affordable home.

Freddie Mac's latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey for the first week of May 2017 is reporting the 30-year mortgage rate is still hovering around 4 percent for the fourth consecutive week.

U.S. property foreclosure filings -- default notices, scheduled auctions and bank repossessions -- were reported on 77,049 U.S. properties in April 2017

According to the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending May 5, 2017, mortgage applications increased 2.4 percent from one week earlier.

According to CoreLogic's latest monthly Loan Performance Insights Report, 5 percent of U.S. mortgages were delinquent by 30 days or more (including those in foreclosure) in February 2017.

High investor confidence, attractive equity markets and positive economic indicators have contributed to favorable commercial real estate lending market conditions in the U.S. during Q1 2017.

In April, local home prices in the greater Las Vegas area continued to climb amid what leaders of the Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors (GLVAR) are now calling a housing shortage.

Despite a 12-point drop from the previous quarter, builder confidence in the single-family 55+ housing market remains in positive territory for the first quarter of 2017 with a reading of 55.

According to the National Association of Realtors president William E. Brown, major reforms are needed to lower tax rates and simplify the tax code, but that shouldn't come at the expense of current and prospective U.S. homeowners.

According to ATTOM Data Solutions newly released Q1 2017 U.S. Home Equity & Underwater Report, that as of the end of the first quarter of 2017 there were nearly 5.5 million (5,497,771) U.S. properties seriously underwater

According to CoreLogic's latest Home Price Index for March 2017, U.S. home prices are up both year over year and month over month.

Zillow Group announced this week the launch of RealEstate.com, a new consumer real estate website tailored to first-time home buyers, many of whom are millennials.


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