Real Estate News

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Right now is a 'really hard time' for China to introduce a property tax

Zhang Xin, chief executive of real estate developer Soho China, said on Saturday that the country's economy is too "soft" for a property tax. Read Article

Sat, 23 Mar 2019 02:24:00 PDT

Loan officer explains his best tips for finding the best mortgage

CNBC's "Power Lunch" team and Diana Olick are joined by Matt Weaver, Cross Country Mortgage loan officer and vice president of sales, to discuss what home buyers best mortgage options are. Read Article

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 12:47:00 PDT

Existing home sales jump 11.8 percent in February

Bill Smead, Smead Capital Management CEO and CIO, joins 'The Exchange' to discuss why housing is staying strong despite concerns of a slowing economy. Read Article

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 12:11:00 PDT

Mortgage rates are now breaking to new lower territory, and they could stay there for months

The average rate on the 30-year fixed mortgage is falling again today, as investors rush into the bond market. Mortgage rates loosely follow the yield on the 10-year Treasury. Lower rates area already igniting home buying. Read Article

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 10:20:00 PDT

Home sales make record jump, proving how sensitive buyers are to mortgage rates

Sales of existing homes skyrocketed a whopping 11.8 percent in February compared with January, according to the National Association of Realtors. Read Article

Fri, 22 Mar 2019 08:39:00 PDT

Mortgage rates just tanked thanks to the Fed and they could go even lower

The average rate on the popular 30-year fixed rate mortgage, which had been sitting for days at 4.40 percent, fell sharply to 4.34 percent. Read Article

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 05:30:00 PDT

Swanky ski homes could lose value as climate change hurts resorts

Snow sport seasons are getting shorter, due to warmer temperatures. That is already having a distinguishable financial impact on residential and resort properties that profit from snow. Read Article

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 05:00:00 PDT

Climate change already taking a toll on the $20 billion ski industry

CNBC's Diana Olick takes a look a how climate change is affecting the $20 billion ski industry. Read Article

Thu, 21 Mar 2019 04:59:00 PDT

Hong Kong is building an $80 billion artificial island to fix its housing shortage

Secretary for Development Michael Wong said in a speech Tuesday that around 1,000 hectares of land would be constructed to deal with Hong Kong's "serious shortage of land supply." Read Article

Wed, 20 Mar 2019 06:37:00 PDT

Weekly mortgage applications set a record for the third straight week

Lower rates are not giving mortgage demand any sizable boost, except when it comes to higher-end homes. Read Article

Wed, 20 Mar 2019 04:00:00 PDT