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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 »


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 »

Orlando, Tampa Ranked Top Two Markets in U.S. for First-Time Homebuyers

Orlando, Tampa Ranked Top Two Markets in U.S. for First-Time Homebuyers

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. Read More »

Property Foreclosure Activity in U.S. at 12-Year Low

Property Foreclosure Activity in U.S. at 12-Year Low

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


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Global Property Spotlight

Harbor Place at Safety Harbor, The Jewel of Tampa Bay

Harbor Place at Safety Harbor, The Jewel of Tampa Bay

The town of Safety Harbor is a secret little hideaway known as the Jewel of Tampa Bay. Safety Harbor is neighbored by the major city of Clearwater, Florida. Read More »

Last Updated May 23, 2017 9:05 AM ET

New York City Property News

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.

Office tenants are expanding their Manhattan footprint in Q1 2017. Of the 123 deals greater than 10,000 SF recorded by CBRE for Q1 2017, 72% involved an expansion component.

According to Freddie Mac's latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey (PMMS), the average U.S. mortgage rate rose for the first time in five weeks in late April 2017.

Developers completed more retail centers across the globe last year than in 2015, but momentum appeared to wane in many countries.

Global real estate consultant CBRE's new released Manhattan Retail MarketView for Q-1 is now reporting that New York City retail sector fundamentals and demand drivers remain strong, yet still face market headwinds in early 2017.

U.S. homebuilder confidence dipped three points in April 2017 to a level of 68 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index,

Independent mortgage banks and mortgage subsidiaries of chartered banks in the U.S. made an average profit of $1,346 on each loan they originated in 2016, up from $1,189 per loan in 2015.

According to JLL, lower Manhattan recorded more than 2.3 million square feet in leasing transactions in the first quarter of 2017.

Mortgage applications for new home purchases increased 6.7 percent compared to March 2016. Compared to February 2017, applications increased by 23 percent relative to the previous month.

According to ATTOM Data Solutions' Q1 and March 2017 U.S. Foreclosure Market Report, which shows first quarter foreclosure activity was below pre-recession levels nationwide and in 102 out of 216 metropolitan statistical areas (47 percent) analyzed in the report.

According to Freddie Mac, more U.S. home renters are optimistic about their financial situations and expect to stay where they are even if their rents increased.

According to the Mortgage Bankers Association's 2016 Commercial Real Estate/Multifamily Finance Annual Origination Volume Summation, U.S. commercial and multifamily mortgage bankers closed $490.6 billion of loans in 2016.

According to the Mortgage Bankers Association's latest fourth quarter 2016 Commercial-Multifamily DataBook report released this week:

According to CBRE's new released Global Investor Intentions Survey for 2017, stronger economic growth, the availability of debt capital, and a more positive outlook from investors is expected to drive global capital flows in 2017.

The NAHB is reporting this week that U.S. home builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes jumped six points to a level of 71 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI).

According to the Mortgage Bankers Association's most recent Commercial/Multifamily Delinquency Report, delinquency rates for commercial and multifamily mortgage loans remained low in the fourth quarter of 2016.

The prospect of increased U.S. economic growth combined with less regulation, means that investor sentiment for commercial real estate investment is marginally more positive than last year.

According to STR, the Baird/STR Hotel Stock Index increased 0.7% in February 2017, closing the month at 3,750. Through the first two months of 2017, the index was up 1.3%. Hotel stocks underperformed the broader indices in February as industry trends remained sluggish.


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