From Matthew Graham at Mortgage News Daily: Mortgage Rates Stuck at Highs For NowMortgage Rates were unchanged in many cases today, with a handful of lenders inconsequentially better or worse versus yesterday's latest offerings [at 3.55% for 30 year fixed]. Show More Summary
It's currently the most expensive home for sale in D.C., completely rebuilt after a 2009 fire. [ more › ]
The key economic reports this week are the advance estimate of Q3 GDP and September New Home Sales.Also the Case-Shiller House Price Index for August will be released.For manufacturing, the October Richmond and Kansas City Fed manufacturing surveys will be released this week. Show More Summary
When's the right time to buy a new TV? Usually when it's on sale.
After the newsworthy (though discounted) sale of 2250 Vallejo sold this month, another high end property had to step up to claim title as San Francisco’s most pricey listing. The winner: 2476 Broadway. Intriguingly, given our heated and generally seller– and seller only– friendly market, this property too is now offered at a discount: the
September home sales jumped, as persistent home buyers had success after fierce summer competition. Analysis, plus today's best mortgage programs for new buyers.
A brief in 87870 news offers us some interesting news about Vive sales worldwide. Alvin Graylin, China Regional President of VR at HTC, said that the company sold 100,000 units in August, an acceptable if low number for a comparatively expensive consumer electronics product. Show More Summary
The key economic reports this week are September housing starts, Existing Home Sales and Consumer Price Index (CPI).For manufacturing, September industrial production, and the October New York and Philly Fed manufacturing surveys, will be released this week.A key focus will be on the third Presidential debate on Wednesday, Oct 19th. Show More Summary
Professional basketball player Lou Amundson, who re-signed with the New York Knicks last month, has put his home in the Tree Section of Manhattan Beach on the market for $2.155 million. The Mid-century Modern-style house, built in 1981, is reached by a wooden walkway that leads through tall bamboo...
It's October, the month where anything can scare the crap out of you—even homes for sale. While we're no stranger to terrible real estate photos, but this Connecticut house is a whole new level. It may look mostly normal on the outside, but the inside is giving me part Grey Gardens, part exploded craft store, with a dash of creepy doll. READ MORE »
A wave of restrictions imposed on housing markets in major Chinese cities last week have unnerved some buyers and developers, cutting the area of new homes sold in places such as Beijing and Shenzhen by more than half. More than 20 cities...Show More Summary
This 1978 Mercury Grand Marquis went to a new home for $6,000. Photos courtesy Mecum Auctions. Once upon a time, buyers attended automotive auctions to shop for (or gawk at) the rare, the expensive and the otherwise unattainable. While such automobiles can still be found at nearly every brand-name auction, more events are adding inventory […]
Here’s some headlines for the commute home: The ripple effect of new money market reforms on M&A deals — WSJ A hedge fund is suing Theranos, accusing the embattled startup of a “series of lies” to attract investment of nearly $100 million – WSJ Biotech and health-care focused ETFs hit a slump after today’s disastrous […]
The tech company is launching a massive ad campaign and opening a pop-up shop to drive direct sales of its new Pixel phone and other home devices
Electric car sales are up in Europe, and a proposed initiative could make it even more convenient to own one within the next few years. The draft EU directive would require every new or refurbished house in Europe to be equipped with its own EV charger and, if approved, would go into effect by 2019. Show More Summary
Following Walmarts foot steps, Jc Penny is testing a new sales method. By having greeters by the door from noon to 2 pm in stores in the northeast region. Even Home Depot has greeters at the front doors when you enter, but from what I have experience, it doesn’t really help. Greeters just greet, not […]
Samsung on Monday announced it stopped Galaxy Note 7 sales worldwide following new explosions reports. A day later, the company told regulators in its home country that the 2016 Note model has been discontinued. DON’T MISS: Don’t expect...Show More Summary
But prices keep climbing Home sales in Los Angeles County have declined for a fourth month in a row, and the number of pending sales has dropped more than 37 percent over August numbers. That’s according to a new report from realtor John Graff, who also notes that pending sales are down a staggering 48.9 percent since September of last year. Show More Summary
The Amazon Echo might be the speaker that started it all, but the Amazon Tap is a new and improved version of Amazon's home speaker. It still gives you access to Alexa, Amazon's virtual personal assistant, but it's battery powered and portable so you're not stuck in one room of your home. Show More Summary
It's not uncommon for celebs to lose more than $1 million on their home sales Just because a celebrity has lived in a house doesn’t mean it’s a hot commodity, a new report from Redfin shows. The real estate website crunched the numbers for 60 homes bought and sold by celebrities, then pitted those sales against those of comparable homes in the area. Show More Summary