Real Estate

Harvard: Remodeling market may stall in 2020

cnbc real estate - October 21, 2019 - 12:46pm
CNBC's "Power Lunch" team talks about why home improvement has stalled with Abbe Will, associate project manager at Harvard's Joint Center for Housing Studies.
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Homeowners adding extra homes on their property, here's how it works

cnbc real estate - October 21, 2019 - 12:04pm
Homeowners are looking for new streams of revenue in their own backyard. CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the auxiliary dwelling units (ADU) trend.
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Backyard bungalows are becoming big business for homeowners and builders

cnbc real estate - October 21, 2019 - 9:59am
They're not just she-sheds or he-sheds or granny pods or tiny homes. The latest housing trend in the backyard is now front and center for a new breed of homebuilder and landlord.
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Brokerage Compass starts offering an easier, less expensive way to get a bridge loan

cnbc real estate - October 21, 2019 - 6:50am
One of the fastest-growing real estate brokerages in the U.S. is announcing a new service designed to make it easier for current homeowners to buy another home.
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The Most Youthful Cities in America

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 20, 2019 - 11:00pm

The residents of these metros have an average age of 30 or younger.

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More New-Home Buyers Turn to Unconventional Loans

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 20, 2019 - 11:00pm

The share of nonstandard financing is comprising more than a quarter of the new-home market, a new analysis shows.

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Split-Level Homes Are Making a Comeback

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 20, 2019 - 11:00pm

“I’ve always seen [these homes] as the minivans of the architectural world,” one real estate pro says about the returning trend.

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Why Can’t I Get That Low Mortgage Rate Too?

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 20, 2019 - 11:00pm

Home shoppers may be confused when they see low rates advertised, but then receive a higher number quoted by the bank. Here’s why.

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Supreme Court to Weigh In on Constitutionality of CFPB

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 20, 2019 - 11:00pm

The ruling could have ramifications beyond the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, analysts warn.

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3 Nontraditional Trends Buyers Are Noticing

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 20, 2019 - 11:00pm

Designers and developers are using certain tech and materials that can make an abode stand out from the rest.

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Real estate mogul Barry Sternlicht: WeWork went 'off the rails' but it's still a 'real company'

cnbc real estate - October 18, 2019 - 7:41am
"It was built for hyper growth and that is too capital intensive," says the Starwood Capital founder.
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What Hong Kong's leader delivered was 'out of the ordinary'

cnbc real estate - October 18, 2019 - 2:06am
Bernard Chan of the Executive Council of Hong Kong says the new housing measures announced by Chief Executive Carrie Lam may be a "silver lining" to the "crisis" that the city is in.
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Hong Kong leader's policy address was 'quite positive': UBS

cnbc real estate - October 18, 2019 - 1:57am
Wendy Liu of UBS Investment Bank says Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam's approach at the policy speech begins to address some long-term social issues in the city.
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Discussing a possible 'ripple effect' from WeWork

cnbc real estate - October 18, 2019 - 1:26am
Anjali Bastianpillai of Pictet Asset Management says WeWork's withdrawn IPO highlights the fact that investors need to find "truly disruptive" companies.
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Ahead of weekend protests in Hong Kong, politician says violence must stop

cnbc real estate - October 18, 2019 - 12:25am
Earlier this week, a package of housing initiatives was introduced and Chan says those measures are the first step to returning the city to "normalcy."
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Where the Tiniest Homes Are in America

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 17, 2019 - 11:00pm

Just how small is small when it comes to apartment sizes?

 
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Foreclosures Fall to Lowest Level Since 2005

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 17, 2019 - 11:00pm

However, several housing markets are seeing an uptick in repossessed properties.

 
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Why Builders Are Upbeat About Dip in Housing Starts

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 17, 2019 - 11:00pm

Total housing starts dropped 9.4% month over month in September, but there’s some good news hidden in the numbers.

 
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Mortgage Rates Leap, But Buyers Shouldn’t Worry

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 17, 2019 - 11:00pm

Economists predict downward pressure on rates in the weeks ahead.

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Airbnb's cash numbers could show that it's not another WeWork in the making

cnbc real estate - October 17, 2019 - 1:19pm
Following a report on Thursday showing that Airbnb's losses doubled from a year earlier, a source familiar told CNBC that it has $3 billion on its balance sheet.
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