Residential News

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With the downturn long past, housing has gained its lost value—$9 trillion, according to a new report by Zillow. How the recovery has shaken out, however, is telling. “A decade after the financial crisis, the scars of the housing bust are still with us,” says Aaron Terrazas, senior economist at Zillow. [...]
Sun, Jan 28, 2018
Source: Real Estate News
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Apartment dwellers' preferences are shifting…toward what owners want, new research shows. According to the National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC), an apartment industry organization, convenience, personalization and smart home technology are high on renters' wish lists. In the NMHC's 2018 Consumer Housing Insights Survey, 92 percent of respondents believe convenience and ease [...]
Sat, Jan 27, 2018
Source: Real Estate News
Home prices rose 0.4 percent month-over-month in November 2017, according to the Federal Housing Finance Agency's (FHFA) recently released House Price Index (HPI). The HPI year-over-year—based on prices for homes with Fannie Mae- or Freddie Mac-backed mortgages—was up 6.5 percent. Per the Index, month-over-month home prices changes ranged from -1.1 percent [...]
Sat, Jan 27, 2018
Source: Real Estate News
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Pam O'Connor Builds a Network, Influences an Industry, and Impacts Lives Editor's note: A PDF file version of this article is available here. Everyone knows real estate is a “relationship business,” but unfortunately, the phrase is overused and often unsubstantiated. Talk to people who have known Pam O'Connor over the course of [...]
Fri, Jan 26, 2018
Source: Real Estate News
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Amazon is a step closer to finalizing its HQ2 plans, having narrowed its sights on the top 20 contenders after receiving over 230 proposals from across North America. While the winning city could be any one of the short-list nominees, Amazon has made one thing clear: It is looking to [...]
Thu, Jan 25, 2018
Source: Real Estate News