Real Estate

London house prices tumble at fastest rate since fallout from financial crisis

cnbc real estate - 12 hours 55 min ago
The average cost of a home in Greater London is shrinking for only the third time in 10 years.
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Australia's household debt is rising — but its treasurer says the situation is under control

cnbc real estate - October 15, 2017 - 9:51pm
Australian Treasurer Scott Morrison says measures undertaken by regulators have put household debt issues under control.
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There's a reason Australia reports consistent quarterly growth: Treasurer

cnbc real estate - October 15, 2017 - 8:27pm
Australian Treasurer Scott Morrison says policymakers in the country are alive to risks in the housing market, but "we've got five times coverage" on those debts and the fundamentals are driven by supply and demand.
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Singapore's residential market is showing some 'green shoots'

cnbc real estate - October 15, 2017 - 6:22pm
Andrew Lim, Group CFO, CapitaLand, said there are signs residential sales in Singapore are on the upswing, but land bid prices are a worry.
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Hotel chains are experimenting with Airbnb-like services

cnbc real estate - October 13, 2017 - 12:33pm
New alliances and investments show how the industry is evolving, or at least hedging its bets, Curbed reports.
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Want to be a landlord? These are the top markets this fall for investing in rental homes

cnbc real estate - October 13, 2017 - 11:03am
While the picture of high home prices and tight supply may look bleak, certain local markets are still lucrative.
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Crowdfunding your home

cnbc real estate - October 13, 2017 - 2:00am
Is crowdfunding a new source of cash to help the housing market, or is it a too easy and risky way for homeownership without much “skin in the game?" Rick Sharga, Ten-X EVP and John Taylor, National Community Reinvestment Coalition, discuss.
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Sell Your Listing With the Right Music

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 13, 2017 - 12:00am

A little music may be what your listing needs to make buyers feel more welcome, some real estate pros say.

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Mortgage Rates Take a Leap This Week

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 13, 2017 - 12:00am

The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage posted its largest week-over-week increase since July. 

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Parents Helping Kids Compete in Bidding Wars

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 13, 2017 - 12:00am

To help their adult children, parents are taking out equity in their own home so their kids can buy a home of their own. 

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10 Best Markets for Raising a Family

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 13, 2017 - 12:00am

These markets offer the most spacious and affordable homes to families, according to new metro rankings. 

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Survey: American Dream Varies by Gender, Age

NAR Daily News Magazine - October 13, 2017 - 12:00am

Homeownership transcends gender and age differences as the highest ranking element of the American dream. But a report shows other...

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Home Haunted? No Problem, New Survey Shows

RisMedia Consumer News - October 12, 2017 - 2:35pm

Editor’s Note: This was originally published on RISMedia’s blog, Housecall. See what else is cookin’ now at blog.rismedia.com:

Would you ever live in a haunted home? A new survey from realtor.com® shows most folks won’t shy away from a spooky space—so long as the price is right.

In September, realtor.com surveyed more than 1,000 online respondents. The verdict? Thirty-three percent were open to living in a haunted house, 25 percent might be, and 42 percent are not open to the idea.

So what factors impacted these results? Let’s explore:

  • Forty percent of respondents indicated that they need a price reduction in order to choose a haunted home over a non-haunted home;
  • 35 percent require a better neighborhood;
  • 32 percent need larger square footage; and
  • 29 percent would do so if more bedrooms are involved.

Who minds a few spooky spirits if there’s a third bedroom, amiright? From the survey, 47 percent of participants indicate they would live in a home where someone died, 27 percent said they might, and 26 percent said they would not.

The survey also showed certain paranormal activities are preferred over others. Forty-eight percent of those surveyed didn’t mind a few cold or hot spots in their home, whereas 45 percent could get down with unexplainable noises, and 39 percent are willing to tolerate strange, freaky feelings in certain rooms. Thirty-five percent of folks could deal with shifting shadows, but only 20 percent were alright with levitating objects or the sensation of being touched.

Of those surveyed, 28 percent believed they already have lived in a haunted house, with 14 percent unsure and 58 percent quite sure they’ve never been haunted.

What do you think? Would you be willing to room with a ghoul for more square footage, a lower price tag or a finished basement?

View more from the survey.

For more information, please visit www.realtor.com.

Zoe Eisenberg is RISMedia’s senior content editor. Email her your real estate news ideas at zoe@rismedia.com.

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Goldman wants to help flip that house

cnbc real estate - October 12, 2017 - 2:28pm
Add house-flippers to Goldman Sachs' ever-expanding roster of potential clients as the Wall Street firm hunts for new ways to make money
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Millennials: The savvy, stay-at-home generation

cnbc real estate - October 12, 2017 - 1:34pm
Millennials are increasingly moving home with their parents, Curbed reports. But don't call them lazy. Call them savvy.
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Amazon makes warehouses 'sexy' again, real estate exec says

cnbc real estate - October 12, 2017 - 11:26am
It's not just Amazon that needs distribution centers — more and more e-retailers are looking for industrial facilities.
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Jared Kushner hid one of his companies on a disclosure form — then profited

cnbc real estate - October 12, 2017 - 8:52am
Trump's senior advisor and son-in-law Jared Kushner "enriched himself" by not revealing ownership of a real estate tech business, Newsweek reports.
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China's richest man built fortune even as debt mountain climbed

cnbc real estate - October 12, 2017 - 8:47am
Xu Jiayin boasts a reported $43 billion net worth, but his real estate business is the second-most indebted in China.
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Airbnb is teaming up with a local developer to build a large apartment complex in Florida

cnbc real estate - October 12, 2017 - 7:00am
Airbnb has joined Miami-based Newgard Development Group to build apartments for home-sharing, further challenging the traditional hotel industry.
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Warehouse boon fueled by Amazon's expanding need for space: Black Creek Group president

cnbc real estate - October 12, 2017 - 4:34am
Raj Dhanda, Black Creek Group president, explains how Amazon is driving growth in commercial real estate and where he is seeing the greatest demand.
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