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Real estate in the U.K. is reaching boiling point.
Prices of newly built homes are on the rise again, illustrating that home builders are grappling with the same supply-and-demand problems bedeviling the existing home market.
Hispanic homeowners make up a huge portion of future housing demand in the country. The problem is that many can’t afford to buy homes, a new report says.
A venture of two investment firms is making a contrarian bet on full-service hotels, acquiring a 1,004-room hotel in Orlando at a time when investors have been shying away from this segment of the market.
Data released Wednesday by the Federal Deposit Insurance Co. shows that the outstanding balance of construction loans issued by FDIC-backed institutions stood at $246.1 billion in the first quarter, a nearly 3.2% increase from the previous quarter.
The S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Index released on Tuesday was the latest report to show a relentless rise in housing prices, causing some economists to ask: Is another bubble forming?
Private equity giant KKR is joining forces with a Florida developer to develop a luxury condominium project on a prime site in Naples, Fla.
Home builders speaking this week at J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.’s Homebuilding & Building Products Conference in New York reported that they’ve seen more activity from first-time and entry-level buyers of late.
The woes of the project have had another effect: straining the relationship between a top architect and his client, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, which has sparred with another famous architect at the site.
The median size of a home built in the U.S. in the first quarter registered 2,521 square feet, up 76 square feet, or 3%, from the fourth quarter, according to Commerce Department data released Tuesday. It was the first increase for that...Show More Summary
Around the country, renter households would need to make $19.35 an hour working full time to afford a two-bedroom unit, which is $4 more than the estimated average wage of U.S. workers, according to the report released on Tuesday by the National Low Income Housing Coalition.
Existing homes sales this year are expected to hit levels not seen since just after the peak, in 2006, driven by strong job growth, low interest rates and a gradual loosening of lending standards, according to the National Association of Realtors.
Civil rights activists are accusing Fannie Mae of its inventory of foreclosed properties in working-class minority neighborhoods to deteriorate while it tends to those in more affluent areas.
Extell Development, the company behind the Manhattan super-luxury condo tower One57, is gearing up for an even bigger and bolder tower it hopes to be the most expensive tower ever sold.
A survey of millennials commissioned by the Urban Land Institute and released Wednesday found that half of the 1,270 respondents rent their homes. That’s up markedly from the results of a similar ULI survey in 2010, when 37% of respondents were renters. Show More Summary
The owners of the SLS Las Vegas hotel got some breathing room after refinancing debt on the property, which has been struggling to fill rooms and compete with other hotels on the Strip.
Prudential Real Estate Investors, an early institutional investor in senior housing, has closed its fifth and largest commingled fund that specializes in that business after raising $629 million.
The director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, which regulates mortgage-finance companies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, on Friday said that the companies would extend for another year the deadline to participate in a pair of programs...Show More Summary
The National Association of Realtors on Thursday said rising home prices were likely leading to greater inequality in many metro areas because homeownership rates have fallen across the country over the past few years.
It may not seem like it to anyone who has taken the subway at rush-hour lately, but for most New Yorkers the city has become less crowded.