Real Estate News

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San Francisco rents plunge, showing strain from pandemic and wildfires

In September, the median rent for a one-bedroom apartment in San Francisco dropped more than 20% from a year ago, to $2,830, according to a report from Zumper. Read Article

Thu, 01 Oct 2020 13:02:22 PDT

Homes sold two weeks faster in September due to unusual surge in demand

There appears to be no seasonal slowdown in the housing market, as record-low mortgage rates and a pandemic-induced stay-at-home culture fuel demand. Read Article

Thu, 01 Oct 2020 09:42:10 PDT

These cities are at risk of a housing bubble as home prices inflate worldwide

Despite a global recession brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, home values around the world continue to rise, with some markets at risk of overheating. Read Article

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 17:25:48 PDT

August pending home sales soar to a record high, fueled by rock-bottom mortgage rates

Pending home sales rose8.8% in August, reaching a record high pace, according to the National Association of Realtors survey, which dates to January 2001. Sales were 24.2% higher than August 2019. Read Article

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 08:27:08 PDT

Mortgage demand falls nearly 5%, even as interest rates set another record low

Mortgage applications to purchase a home fell 2% for the week but were 22% higher than one year ago, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association. Read Article

Wed, 30 Sep 2020 07:32:25 PDT

Manhattan district attorney won't try to enforce Trump tax return subpoena during appeals

The grand jury subpoena would compel accounting firm Mazars USA to turn over eight years of returns and other financial documents related to Trump and the Trump Organization. Read Article

Tue, 29 Sep 2020 10:30:35 PDT

Home prices rose 4.8% in July, according to Case-Shiller index

Strong demand from homebuyers in July, coupled with rock-bottom mortgage interest rates, caused home prices to accelerate in major markets across the nation. Read Article

Tue, 29 Sep 2020 06:00:14 PDT

Companies will have to 'seduce' staff to go back to the office, real estate CEO says

Office space may be treated more like an exclusive club in future and those who don't go into a place of work may miss out. Read Article

Mon, 28 Sep 2020 22:41:15 PDT

Office real estate market will get back to pre-Covid level, in 2025: Cushman & Wakefield

It could be five years before the office real estate market returns to a pre-coronavirus level of occupancy, according to a new study from Cushman & Wakefield. Read Article

Sun, 27 Sep 2020 08:00:01 PDT

'We have seen the economy start to pick up,' says incoming CEO of Warren Buffett's railroad

Katie Farmer, who will become the first female CEO of a major railroad, told CNBC Friday that there's optimism on the horizon. Read Article

Fri, 25 Sep 2020 11:30:01 PDT