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Apple's Spaceship HQ will be the Greenest Building on Earth

Apple's Spaceship HQ will be the Greenest Building on Earth

Apple Inc.'s upcoming spaceship-shaped headquarters in Cupertino, Calif., has been in the news ever since founder Steve Jobs even mentioned plans of the building. To take the legacy of such planning and enhancing the hype a little more, CEO Tim Cook said at the Climate Week in New York City that the structure will probably be the "greenest building on earth".Read More »

More US Homes Regain Positive Equity in Second Quarter

More US Homes Regain Positive Equity in Second Quarter

More homeowners in the United States were able to take control of their mortgage payments in the second quarter of the 2014, according to CoreLogic's latest home equity report.Read More »

Luxury Homes are Selling Like Hot Cakes – Report

Luxury Homes are Selling Like Hot Cakes – Report

The past few days witnessed several mixed home sales reports. While existing home sales inched down a bit, new home sales were up. But one section of the pie stood glaring - the luxury home sales sector.Read More »

‘Zynga’ Founder Mark Pincus Wants You to Buy His San Francisco Mansion for $18 Million

‘Zynga’ Founder Mark Pincus Wants You to Buy His San Francisco Mansion for $18 Million

Mark Pincus, the founder of 'Zynga', has you glued to the computer screens playing "Farmville" and "Castleville" for hours. And now, he wants you to come take a look at his stately mansion in San Francisco because he wants to sell it to you for a bargain of $18 million.Read More »

Finance & Mortgage
Mortgage Availability Low Among Blacks and Hispanics - Report

Mortgage Availability Low Among Blacks and Hispanics - Report

Tight lending standards have made mortgage availability difficult for low and middle-income households, especially so for minorities like Blacks and Hispanics.

US Mortgage Rates at Their Highest Since May 2014

US Mortgage Rates at Their Highest Since May 2014

Mortgage rates in the U.S. rose to their highest since May 1, 2014 this week after holding steady at record lows in the past few weeks, the latest results of Freddie Mac's Primary Mortgage Market Survey revealed.

HSBC Settles Faulty Mortgage Lawsuit with FHFA for $550 Million

HSBC Settles Faulty Mortgage Lawsuit with FHFA for $550 Million

HSBC, the famous British banking giant, announced Friday that it has settled a faulty mortgage lawsuit with the U.S. Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) for $550 million after it was found guilty of selling shoddy home loans to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

US Mortgage Rates Inch Up Slightly, While Applications Hit New Lows

US Mortgage Rates Inch Up Slightly, While Applications Hit New Lows

Mortgage rates in the United States inched up slightly in the week ended Sept. 10, 2014, according to Freddie Mac's weekly primary mortgage market survey. But, mortgage applications declined to their lowest since December 2000.

US Foreclosure Activity Up 7 Percent in August, RealtyTrac

US Foreclosure Activity Up 7 Percent in August, RealtyTrac

Foreclosure activity in the United States ticked up seven percent in August, according to property intelligence firm's RealtyTrac's latest market report.

Celebrity Homes
Jake Gyllenhaal Puts Hollywood Hills Home on Market for $3.5 Million

Jake Gyllenhaal Puts Hollywood Hills Home on Market for $3.5 Million

Jake Gyllenhaal, the "Prince of Persia" actor, has reportedly put his Hollywood Hills home for sale with an

Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs Reduces Asking Price of New York City Condo to $7.5 Million

Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs Reduces Asking Price of New York City Condo to $7.5 Million

Sean "Diddy" Combs, the famous rapper, has reportedly reduced the asking price of his condo in Manhattan, New

Scott Gomez's Chelsea Apartment Hits Rental Market for $23,000 a Month

Scott Gomez's Chelsea Apartment Hits Rental Market for $23,000 a Month

Scott Gomez, the famous ice-hockey center, has reportedly put his Chelsea, New York City, apartment on the rental

Anthony Henry Buys Hollywood Hills Home for $2.59 Million

Anthony Henry Buys Hollywood Hills Home for $2.59 Million

Anthony Henry, the former NFL cornerback who also happens to be a movie producer, just dropped $2.59 million on a

Randy Jackson Unloads Tarzana Residence for $1.9 Million

Randy Jackson Unloads Tarzana Residence for $1.9 Million

Randy Jackson, the famous music producer who was a judge on "American Idol", has reportedly sold his home in

Beyonce and Jay Z Rented This Holmby Hills Home This Summer

Beyonce and Jay Z Rented This Holmby Hills Home This Summer

Beyonce and Jay Z, the Hollywood power couple, may have just ended their super hit "On The Run" tour last week,

Orlando Scandrick Buys Woodland Hills Home for $1.75 Million

Orlando Scandrick Buys Woodland Hills Home for $1.75 Million

Orlando Scandrick, the Dallas Cowboys cornerback, has reportedly purchased a home in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles,

David Arquette Buys $7.15 Million Los Angeles Compound

David Arquette Buys $7.15 Million Los Angeles Compound

David Arquette, the "Scream" actor who was once married to co-star Courtney Cox, has reportedly dropped $7.15

Danny Granger Sells Hollywood Hills Home for $3.8 Million

Danny Granger Sells Hollywood Hills Home for $3.8 Million

Danny Granger, the small forward who currently plays for the NBA team "Miami Heat", has reportedly sold his home

Latest News

Cheryl Hines and Robert F Kennedy Buy New Malibu Marital Compound for $4.99 Million

Cheryl Hines, the "Curb Your Enthusiasm" actress, and her new hubby Robert F. Kennedy Jr. have reportedly dropped $4.99 million on a plush home in Malibu.

Michelle Williams Selling Brooklyn Townhouse Shared with Heath Ledger for $7.5 Million

Michelle Williams, the "Brokeback Mountain" actress, has reportedly listed her ivy-covered townhouse in Brooklyn, New York, for $7.5 million.

Wally Pfister Lists Los Angeles Home for $4.69 Million

Wally Pfister, the popular cinematographer famous for his work on blockbusters likes "The Dark Knight" and "Inception", has listed his home in Los Angeles for $4.69 million.

‘Zynga’ Founder Mark Pincus Wants You to Buy His San Francisco Mansion for $18 Million

Mark Pincus, the founder of 'Zynga', has you glued to the computer screens playing "Farmville" and "Castleville" for hours. And now, he wants you to come take a look at his stately mansion in San Francisco because he wants to sell it to you for a bargain of $18 million.

Apple's Spaceship HQ will be the Greenest Building on Earth

Apple Inc.'s upcoming spaceship-shaped headquarters in Cupertino, Calif., has been in the news ever since founder Steve Jobs even mentioned plans of the building. To take the legacy of such planning and enhancing the hype a little more, CEO Tim Cook said at the Climate Week in New York City that the structure will probably be the "greenest building on earth".

More US Homes Regain Positive Equity in Second Quarter

More homeowners in the United States were able to take control of their mortgage payments in the second quarter of the 2014, according to CoreLogic's latest home equity report.

Clay Walker Discounts Texas Beach House Price to $995,000

Clay Walker, the hat-sporting, bike-riding famous country singer, has once again given his Texas beach house a price chopper listing it for $995,000.

Former Astros Jeff Bagwell Relists Texas Mansion for $12 Million

Jeff Bagwell, the now retired baseball player who played his entire career with the "Houston Astros", has reportedly put his home back on the market with a $12 million price tag.

Minnie Driver Buys Hollywood Hills Home for $2.46 Million

Minnie Driver, the "Good Will Hunting" actress, has reportedly purchased a home in Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles, for $2.46 million.

Luxury Homes are Selling Like Hot Cakes – Report

The past few days witnessed several mixed home sales reports. While existing home sales inched down a bit, new home sales were up. But one section of the pie stood glaring - the luxury home sales sector.

London Home Prices Fall for First Time in Two years on Declining Demand

Home prices in London fell for the first time in two years in September as demand for properties waned, a survey conducted by Hometrack Ltd., a property intelligence firm, showed.

US Mortgage Rates Inch Down After Rising Last Week

Mortgage rates in the United States slid down slightly this week after it rose to its highest since May 2014 last week, according to Freddie Mac's Primary Mortgage Survey Index.

Heidi Klum Checked out Bon Jovi’s New York City Penthouse

Rocker Jon Bon Jovi may have found a potential buyer for his long-listed new York City penthouse in supermodel Heidi Klum as the multi-talented model was spotted checking the pad out.

Featured Stories

You could Buy 10 Homes for the Cost of One Waterfront House, Zillow

You could Buy 10 Homes for the Cost of One Waterfront House, Zillow

"Location! Location! Location!" is indeed the ultimate real estate mantra. It is known that homes situated in front of water bodies are more expensive than others, but by how much?

Trend Watch: Stage Listings to Score Faster Sale

Trend Watch: Stage Listings to Score Faster Sale

Selling a home in this competitive housing market can be a challenge. While several studies have pointed out what works and what doesn't, pictures have always been a key to attracting potential buyers. And to amp it up a little more, realtors have started staging their listings, giving them virtual makeovers.

Good Schools Tend to Push Up Home Prices, Redfin Study

Good Schools Tend to Push Up Home Prices, Redfin Study

Areas that have high rated schools tend to be more expensive, according to a new Redfin Study.

This Is Your Typical Millennial Neighborhood, Redfin

This Is Your Typical Millennial Neighborhood, Redfin

Millennials - people aged between 18 and 34 years - are perhaps the most talked about generation right now. They are supposedly shaping everything, right from the economy to the housing market. These guys are everywhere. Considering the buzz surrounding the Generation Y, Redfin released two back-to-back reports on the demographic.

US Singleton Upsurge Could Boost Demand for Rental Units - Report

US Singleton Upsurge Could Boost Demand for Rental Units - Report

As more than half of the American population is now single, what implications could it have on real estate? According to a new report, the considerable shift in demographic could mean increased demand in rental units across the country.

America’s Next Housing Crisis: Sheltering Older Adults

America’s Next Housing Crisis: Sheltering Older Adults

As America is just starting to recover from the 2007-08 housing market crash, another crisis is already looming.

Why Americans Still Prefer to Rent Than Buy

Why Americans Still Prefer to Rent Than Buy

Despite the fact that home price gains have relatively slowed and mortgage rates are at record lows, a large number of Americans continue to rent homes rather than buy one, even if renting is more expensive than paying off a mortgage. The Federal Reserve Bank of New York explains why the trend of renting is so hot right now.

Crowdfunding – The Latest Trend in Real Estate

Crowdfunding – The Latest Trend in Real Estate

Crowdfunding - "the practice of funding a project or venture by raising many small amounts of money from a large number of people, typically via the Internet" - has become quite popular of late. The industry has come a long way since its start in 2003 and according to Forbes, grew $5.1 billion in 2013. Anything and everything you can imagine is being crowdfunded now - including air fares! Therefore, it wasn't long that the investing trend would creep into real estate.

Sochi Now a Ghost Town After Winter Olympics (PHOTOS)

Sochi Now a Ghost Town After Winter Olympics (PHOTOS)

It's always an honor for a country to host the prestigious Olympics and therefore, when Russia won the bid to host the 2014 Winter Olympics, it spared no expense to convert the beach town of Sochi into a world-class resort town. But now that the event is over, the town sits abandoned and has become just another ghost town.

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