When choosing where to buy a home or where to live, there are many considerations that one should look into. These include important amenities and establishments nearby and accessibility to certain types of services. One of the growing priorities these days in Sydney is the availability of public schools, as more parents prefer to send their children to these schools given their increasing popularity.Read More »
The research was conducted by Axiometrics and it found that the average rent for off campus school housing, which many new graduates would opt in their first months of finding a job, cost about $533 near the University of Florida campus. In nearby Florida State University, the cost of rent was at $536. In comparison, the average room rental for March in Miami was at $1,000. In Orlando, one room sets back an individual at $651 and in the Tampa- St. Petersburg area, the cost is at $657.Read More »
House prices in the United Kingdom have increased to sky-high levels that many people are having a hard time keeping up with rental rates, much more purchasing their own homes. For first-time buyers, it is a big challenge to get their foot on the market. But thanks to the Bank of Mum and Dad, they can say goodbye to their renting days.Read More »
Some say that there is a bubble forming in some parts of the country, which caused U.S. banks to be cautious about lending in the commercial property sector.Read More »
Despite the ongoing global economic turmoil and oil prices hullabaloo, things are looking good for the commercial real estate market in the United States. A recent report says the country can expect an increase in foreign investments with commercial property prices and transactions slowing down.Read More »
A lot of buyers have been flocking the market in this busy spring home buying season because of the low mortgage rates. While a lot of people are taking advantage of the rates nearing its lowest in three years, a recent report shows that there was a drop in the number of mortgage applications because of a slight increase in the interest rates.
First-time buyers comprise the majority of potential homebuyers in this market. However, a recent report shows that one in five future first-time homebuyers are more likely to opt out of buying a home altogether. Why is this the case?
The fourth quarter CRE loss rates, which is the annualized charges as a percentage of average loan balances, is now being reviewed by regulators recently. This is part of the oversight on financial institutions' activities that are related to commercial real estate loans. The oversight was instituted to prevent the market crash recently experienced by the real estate market.
Spring is when most sellers put their homes for sales and buyers shop for new properties as the weather looks better. But with the buying season already on, mortgage rates picked up for the second straight week.
Mortgage payments are long-term commitments, as you will most likely be paying it for 15 or 30 years of your life depending on your term. Given this long commitment, you may want to choose for the best mortgage out there for you, as this will determine the payments you will be making for quite some time. How do you know which mortgage company or lender is best for you?
Married entertainment industry veterans James Mangold and Cathy Konrad sold their Los Angeles home to singer Beck
Folk-pop singer Jewel is selling her Texas home for an affordable price of $335,000.
J. Crew CEO Mickey Drexler is selling another of his Tribeca home, and this time it is listed for $30 million.
Motley Crue's founding member Tommy Lee just listed his Calabasas home for $5.99 million.
Fashion designer and former chief creative officer of Jimmy Choo shoe brand is selling her luxurious Manhattan
Buyers are often pretty excited to purchase their home because buying one in this crazy and busy spring home buying season can be pretty much taken as an achievement. While you might be excited to move into your new home, you may suddenly think twice and ask yourself “What did I get myself into?” Here are some tips to avoid and conquer buyer’s remorse:
One of the best times of the year to go pack your bags and travel is summer when you can fully enjoy the sun while lying on the beach or have fun trekking the mountain.
A study shows that moving houses is found to be more stressful than breakups or divorce. While moving houses is something that most people will go through several times in their lives, the process should not be as stressful if you were able to prepare yourself and your items beforehand.
Good news for first-time buyers who are looking to scout a more affordable home in this crazy, spring home buying season: the average down payment dropped slightly during the first quarter of 2016. In which areas in the U.S. can buyers find a home with lower down payment
Finding a home to buy in this crazy spring home buying season can often be an accomplishment. Recent reports state that buyers often need to go through six to eight offers in order to buy a new home to live in. What happens when you realize that the home you are eyeing on has an easement?
You can soon rent out a floating villa 2.5 miles off the coast of Dubai.
In the recent real estate analysis done by Zillow it was revealed that Indianapolis is the friendliest city for first time home buyers.
Recent data from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) showed a steady decline in global investments in the U.K. driven by fears of a Brexit ahead of the EU referendum in June.
Seattle Mayor Proposes Ordinance to Require Developers to Include Affordable Units in New Developments
Mayor Ed Murray submitted a proposal to the City Council for an ordinance that would require property developers to include affordable housing units in new developments or they would have to pay a fee.
Whether it was an accident or a one-time mistake you made that sent you to prison, your record is more likely tarnished forever. For some, starting a new life after prison could be a hard thing, such as finding a secure and safe home. Can you buy or rent a home if you have a criminal record?
Most sellers (if not all) are always hoping to sell their homes at the maximum price that they have in mind. However, certain conditions in the market and the current condition of your home would dictate how much your house is worth. While such is the case, there are still some ways in which you can boost the selling price of your home before you list it on the real estate market.
Owning a home entails a long list of duties and responsibilities that you never had when you were still renting. One of the responsibilities of owning a house is getting an insurance to keep yourself protected in case of disaster. While various state laws require homeowners to get insurance for their homes, should you go above and beyond what is required and get an umbrella insurance policy?
Photos are a must when selling a house in the real estate market. While photos are often enough to tell a story to potential buyers, several sellers are already making use of videos to attract even more buyers into viewing their homes. Is it time for you to join the trend and add videos to your listings?
The signs of a crazy spring home buying season can be seen and felt across the country, as buyers flock the market and listings are going off as soon as they are posted. While the odds are definitely in the sellers’ favor, buyers are becoming increasingly frustrated over the rising prices of homes in the market. Can first-time buyers still keep up with the high prices?
There has been a longstanding debate on life in the city versus the suburbs and which one was the better option. While there is no “one-size-fits-all” when it comes to these things, let us take a look into the pros and cons of living in the city and in the suburbs and which one seems like a better option for renters.
First-time homebuyers are faced with a tough challenge in this busy, crazy spring home buying season. As more buyers and investors flock the market this season, inventory has reached its lowest in 25 years, which has resulted in an increase in selling prices of homes and tough bidding wars. Given this scenario, can first-time buyers still win in bidding wars and secure a home for themselves?