Real Estate News

There's a one-bedroom condo for sale in Miami -- and the seller will only accept bitcoin | CNBC
CNBC | December 13, 2017
A 1-bedroom condo in Miami is for sale and the buyer is only accepting bitcoin as payment.
What is the Cost of Waiting Until Next Year to Buy? | KeepingCurrentMatters
KeepingCurrentMatters | December 13, 2017
We recently shared that over the course of the last 12 months, home prices have appreciated by 7.0%. Over the same amount of time, interest rates have remained historically low which has allowed many buyers to enter the market.
Weekly mortgage applications fall 2.3% as rates rise | CNBC
CNBC | December 13, 2017
Total mortgage application volume fell 2.3 percent last week, weighed down by fewer applications to refinance.
Germany outpaces UK for commercial real estate investment, survey finds | CNBC
CNBC | December 12, 2017
Interest in German commercial real estate has risen above even London's buoyant market, research has shown.
Is Singapore's property market ready for an upswing? | CNBC
CNBC | December 12, 2017
Jonathan Lui, founder at Soho Property, says rising private prices may signal a rebound in Singapore's property market.
Mega mall merger | CNBC
CNBC | December 12, 2017
CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports on French property investor Unibail-Rodamco is buying Australia based mall operator Westfield.
Before You Make an Offer, Here Are 4 Tips for Success! | KeepingCurrentMatters
KeepingCurrentMatters | December 12, 2017
So, you’ve been searching for that perfect house to call a ‘home,’ and you finally found it! The price is right, and in such a competitive market, you want to make sure that you make a good offer so that you can guarantee that your dream of making this house yours comes true!
Cities where your retirement savings will stretch the furthest | CNBC
CNBC | December 12, 2017
If you want to make your savings last, consider these retirement spots, where the cost of living (including housing, utilities and health care) is less than $45,000.
Republican tax plan poised to benefit landlords | CNBC
CNBC | December 12, 2017
Landlords expect demand for rentals will increase if the Republican tax plan is passed.
Is tax uncertainty making home owners flee to lower tax states? | CNBC
CNBC | December 12, 2017
Jeff Miller, Brown Harris Stephens realtor, discusses a huge increase of high-tax state residents looking to buy property in Florida.
Rental investors may come out ahead in the tax plan | CNBC
CNBC | December 12, 2017
CNBC's Diana Olick reports on how changes in the tax bill can impact renters and landlords.
US mall owner GGP rejects Brookfield Property's $14.8 billion offer | CNBC
CNBC | December 11, 2017
GGP rejected a $14.8 billion buyout offer from its biggest shareholder, Brookfield Property Partners, people familiar with the matter said on Sunday.
Why Getting Pre-Approved Should Be Your First Step | KeepingCurrentMatters
KeepingCurrentMatters | December 11, 2017
In many markets across the country, the number of buyers searching for their dream homes greatly outnumbers the number of homes for sale. This has led to a competitive marketplace where buyers often need to stand out.
Huge US mall operator rejects a deal that would have made a retail property giant | CNBC
CNBC | December 10, 2017
Brookfield had made a $23-per-share cash offer for the U.S. mall owner last month.
Trump: Wells Fargo fines in mortgage cases 'will not be dropped' and could be hiked | CNBC
CNBC | December 08, 2017
President Trump rejected the notion that Wells Fargo would skate on penalties associated with claims of mortgage abuse.
$5 billion worth of Southern California real estate faces significant fire risk | CNBC
CNBC | December 08, 2017
An estimate of how many Southern California homes are at risk of fire and the estimated reconstruction value.
Household wealth jumps to near $97 trillion | CNBC
CNBC | December 08, 2017
Household wealth rose nearly 2 percent in Q3 and is near double the level it was during the financial crisis, according to Fed data.
Homebuilding CEO says 'California is really in a housing crisis' in terms of supply | CNBC
CNBC | December 08, 2017
Jim Cramer touched base with Tri Pointe Group CEO Doug Bauer about the housing market, taxes and the wildfires in California.
California fires burn down multimillion-dollar homes in Bel-Air | CNBC
CNBC | December 07, 2017
Multiple wildfires are raging out of control across Southern California, burning more than 100,000 acres in only a few days.
Wells Fargo sanctions are on ice under Trump official, sources say | CNBC
CNBC | December 07, 2017
Mick Mulvaney is reviewing whether Wells Fargo should pay millions of dollars over alleged mortgage lending abuse.
China is the 'perfect' place for co-working spaces | CNBC
CNBC | December 07, 2017
China has the "perfect conditions" for co-working spaces with its low building occupancy rates and many start-ups, says Zhang Xin, CEO of SOHO China.
It looks like China's property prices could finally slow | CNBC
CNBC | December 07, 2017
China's plans to increase land supply and introduce a residential property tax could help control prices in the market, says Zhang Xin, CEO of SOHO China.
The profits made from flipping homes continues to shrink | CNBC
CNBC | December 07, 2017
A new study shows that while flipping is still extremely popular and even growing, average returns on flipping are shrinking.
Softbank invests $450 million in real estate tech company Compass | CNBC
CNBC | December 07, 2017
The infusion from the $93 billion venture vehicle brings Compass' total capital raise to $775 million.
Ares Management CEO: Not clear on what tax reform will mean on borrowing ability | CNBC
CNBC | December 07, 2017
Tony Ressler, Ares Management, discusses the impact tax reform could have on private equity and real estate.
Start-up seeks to bring A.I. to the mortgage business | CNBC
CNBC | December 07, 2017
Casey Crawford, Movement Mortgage CEO, discusses what impact artificial intelligence and big data technology will have on the housing market.
The #1 Reason to List Your House Today! | KeepingCurrentMatters
KeepingCurrentMatters | December 07, 2017
Many people believe that selling their house during “the spring buyers’ market” is the best thing to do. Their reasoning is that there will be more buyers than there are during the winter months and, therefore, their house will sell quicker and for a higher price.
Robert Shiller on GOP tax plan and home prices | CNBC
CNBC | December 06, 2017
CNBC's Diana Olick speaks to Robert Shiller, Yale University professor, about the effect of tax reform and interest rates on the housing market.
Home Prices Up 7% from Last Year | KeepingCurrentMatters
KeepingCurrentMatters | December 06, 2017
According to CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Index, national home prices have appreciated by 7.0% from October 2016 to October 2017. This marks the second month in a row with a 7.0% year-over-year increase.
China's property market will see smaller price gains ahead, major developer says | CNBC
CNBC | December 06, 2017
Property price gains in China are likely to slow on official efforts to rein in the market, an industry executive said.
Mortgage refinance applications surge 9 percent as rates fall back | CNBC
CNBC | December 06, 2017
Total mortgage applications rose 4.7 percent last week, driven by applications to refinance.
Toll Brothers CEO calls tax bill 'a wash' | CNBC
CNBC | December 05, 2017
CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the earnings for Toll Brothers and CEO Douglas Yearley's comments on the proposed tax bill.
Rep. Josh Gottheimer: Tax bill will make home prices plunge | CNBC
CNBC | December 05, 2017
Rep. Josh Gottheimer (D-N.J.) discusses the effects of the proposed tax reform bill on blue states, including the elimination of state and local tax deductions. CNBC Senior Contributor Larry Kudlow also weighs in.
Why Is There So Much Paperwork Required to Get a Mortgage? | KeepingCurrentMatters
KeepingCurrentMatters | December 05, 2017
Why is there so much paperwork mandated by the lenders for a mortgage loan application when buying a home today? It seems that they need to know everything about you and requires three separate sources to validate each and every entry on the application form.
Cramer Remix: In this environment, it’s not hard to find individual stocks worth owning | CNBC
CNBC | December 05, 2017
Jim Cramer revealed why finding stocks worth buying could be easier than you think.
CyrusOne CEO talks game-changing Chinese partnership: 'We did it strategically' to help each other's customers grow | CNBC
CNBC | December 05, 2017
Jim Cramer spoke to CyrusOne President and CEO Gary Wojtaszek about his company's strategic deal with GDS, its fast-growing Chinese counterpart.
California becomes ground zero in the US's affordable housing crunch and gentrification debate | CNBC
CNBC | December 02, 2017
Housing shortages in US cities is spurring developers to gentrify neighborhoods like Berkeley, California. It is sparking outrage.
This is the first REIT with pan-European properties to list in Singapore | CNBC
CNBC | December 01, 2017
Cromwell European REIT made its debut on the Singapore Exchange on Thursday. Philip Levinson, CEO of Cromwell EREIT Management, gives CNBC the details.
Caruso Affiliated CEO: Moving to a hybrid retail model | CNBC
CNBC | December 01, 2017
Caruso Affiliated CEO Rick Caruso discusses the development of shopping districts to create opportunity with the combination of online and brick-and-mortar retailers.
We must make sure home values are not 'damaged' by the tax bill: NAHB CEO | CNBC
CNBC | December 01, 2017
Jerry Howard, National Association of Home Builders CEO discusses his concerns and hopes on key issues in the proposed tax reform bill. We must keep mortgage interest deduction, says Howard.