Last summer we declared that "China's favorite offshore money laundering hub is officially no longer accepting its money" after the city of Vancouver slapped a 15% tax on foreign real estate buyers. The tax was intended to curb a massive real estate bubble which had resulted from an influx of Chinese money over the preceding years. Show More Summary
Accessible home monitoring should be more than just being able to buy a security camera. It’s means having a packaged software experience, where you should be able to link cameras together over a secure cloud connection, while mounting them on walls, glass or the outdoors. Show More Summary
Rough-around-the-edges home at a premium price As for as lauded 20th century developer Joseph Eichler’s personal style goes, it’s clear from public demand that his eye for architecture and layout remains as timely as ever. Individual...Show More Summary
After disappointing existing home sales (following a notable drop in homebuilder confidence), new home sales modestly disappointed in June (610k vs 615k exp) with a small downward revision to May... (the 3rd downward revision in theShow More Summary
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GUEST: Each week, I check in with Travis McCleery, who leads product design for Root, an insurance company that uses data collected from drivers’ smartphones to more fairly price and sell auto insurance. Today, our conversation was about engaging specific designers that work for Silicon Valley tech companies, have Midwest roots, and are ready to move back. […]
The new median? $569,000 With each new month comes a new home-price record. That’s been the story so for this spring and summer in Los Angeles County, where the cost of buying a home just keeps going up. A new report from CoreLogic pegs...Show More Summary
The index which covers the home prices in 20 cities across the U.S. was up 5.7 percent in May, a decline from April.
In many corners of Southern California, home prices have hit record highs. And they keep going up. In Los Angeles County, the median price in June jumped 7.4% from a year earlier to $569,000, surpassing the previous record set in May. To the south in Orange County, the median was up 6.1% from 2016...
The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price NSA Index, covering all nine U.S. census divisions, reported a 5.6% annual gain in May, the same as the prior month. After seasonal adjustment, the National Index recorded a 0.2% month-over-month increase.READ MORE www.metrointel.com
As Orange County's median home price hovered at $695,000, June sales rose to the second-highest level in 11 years.
Sports heiress-turned-Oscar nominated actress Rooney Mara has chopped the asking price of her celeb-pedigreed mid-century modern in the hills above L.A.’s Bronson Canyon from $3.8 million to just under $3.6 million after nearly three months on the open market. Soon to be seen in the titular role in historical biopic “Mary Magdalene,” the “Carol” star... Read more »
"Home prices continue to climb and outpace both inflation and wages," said David M. Blitzer, Managing Director and Chairman of the Index Committee at S&P Dow Jones Indices, in a statement...
Best Buy has launched a sale on the Google Home and Philips Hue Color Bulb Starter Kit, knocking $100 off the total price.
A new high for home prices in May for the sixth straight month raises fears of another housing bubble roughly a decade after a previous one burst.
S&P/Case-Shiller released the monthly Home Price Indices for May ("May" is a 3 month average of March, April and May prices).This release includes prices for 20 individual cities, two composite indices (for 10 cities and 20 cities) and...Show More Summary
Great news 'Murica - your house has never been worth more than it was in May (according to Case-Shiller's national home price index). On the slightly less silver-lining side of the equation, April's 0.28% gain in price was revised to...Show More Summary
U.S. home prices reached a new high in May for the sixth straight month, raising fears of another housing bubble roughly a decade after a previous one burst. The Standard … Click to Continue »
While Airbnb may have started off the wave of renting out a room in your house periodically to travelers for some extra income, that industry has blown up to include a lot of other competitors like VRBO. That’s led to many vacation rental...Show More Summary
“I’m over the moon that my house has been sold for such as competitive price and so quickly. Housesimple’s livestreaming service has made the sale of my home as simple and convenient as possible, and I would urge other homeowner sellers to go online as a way of saving time and money” says the vendor. Continue reading U.K. Show More Summary