Many people who are “short selling” their homes this year, or who have in the past few months of 2014, are nervous they are going to be hit with an extensive tax. As of January 1, 2014, the Mortgage Debt Relief Forgiveness Act has expired, meaning that forgiven debt on short sales can now be... Read more » New Short Sale Tax Hits This Year is a post from: The Inquisitr News
Just when the spring home-selling season should be revving up, it seems stuck in neutral
The key reports this week are February housing starts on Tuesday, and February existing home sales on Thursday.For manufacturing, the February Industrial Production and Capacity Utilization report, and the March NY Fed (Empire State) and Philly Fed surveys, will be released this week. Show More Summary
The folks who started Splendid, peddler of ultra-soft $70 T-shirts, have put their rather, well, splendid NYC townhouse on the market for $13.5M. The four-bedroom home has five private terraces plus a private roof deck with views of the Hudson...
The house that serves as the Dunphy clan’s home on Modern Family—at least for exterior shots—is up for sale. For $2.3 million, you and your family will have the perfect place to be outlandishly passive-aggressive to each other for comedic...Show More Summary
After a video that exposed the deceptive beer sales practices by the vendors at the CenturyLink Arena in Boise went insanely viral between Sunday and Tuesday, the front office brass of the home arena of the Idaho Steelheads had to quickly act to avoid a full-scale riot. Show More Summary
Many real estate markets are starving for sellers, particularly in California. In January, home sales in the state fell for the sixth straight month, at least partially due to low inventory and the increasingly unaffordable prices that shortage has precipitated....
Over its fourth quarter, Williams-Sonoma rode the wave of home sales to earnings success.
Bay Area home prices continued their surge in February, even as the number of sales slumped.
From FNC: FNC Index: Home Prices of Normal Sales Up 0.4% in JanuaryThe latest FNC Residential Price Index™ (RPI) shows U.S. home prices have gotten off to a positive start in 2014, rising a modest 0.4% in January. The index, constructed...Show More Summary
From DataQuick: Bay Area Home Sales Slowest Since 2008Bay Area home buyers were kept scrambling last month as a continued lack of inventory contributed heavily to a six-year low in sales....A total of 4,963 new and resale houses and condos sold in the nine-county Bay Area last month. Show More Summary
By AlphaTraderx: iRobot: iRobot (IRBT) is a pioneer in the robot industry, innovating new products with relative uses from home cleaning to exploring Mars. IRBT has benefited nicely over the past year in this bull market as the stock jumped about 78%. Show More Summary
The U.S. consumer might not have ventured out to the usual extent for the time of year on account of cold, snowy conditions, but investors will be warmed by news that those that stayed at home last month bought more at online venues...
Sales of new single-family homes inched up in February after posting a large gain in January, according to Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) data. Single-family home sales rose 1 percent month over month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 533,000 units...
Mattress shopping is daunting. It's a major purchase and can often be accompanied by a major sales pitch. A while back, Maxwell took one for the team and spent a year sleeping on a different mattress every month to find out the pros and cons of a whole bunch of different options. Show More Summary
From housing economist Tom Lawler:Based on local realtor/MLS reports I have seen across the country, I estimate that US existing home sales as measured by the National Association of Realtors ran at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of about 4.60 million in February, down 0.4% from January’s seasonally adjusted pace. Show More Summary
The Sunset District is the largest and most populous district in all of San Francisco, so let's take a look at the cheapest housing currently available for purchase. Inventory's healthy, and there are some real gems in this bunch. Unfortunately...
Southern California home prices held steady last month while sales tumbled to a six-year low, further evidence that the market has stalled after a torrid rebound.
Jeremy Clarkson has become the star of Top Gear with his mix of hyperbole, funny faces and penchant for sometimes putting his foot in his month, and the auto writer's childhood home is now for sale in the UK for a cool 595,000 pounds ($988,848). Show More Summary
As launch preparations get underway elsewhere, Samsung's new Galaxy S5 is set to experience a delayed launch in the company's home country of South Korea. This is due to a sales ban imposed on Korean mobile operators by the government, according to a report from The Guardian.