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Wells Fargo Explains Why Americans Aren’t Buying Homes Right Now

Wells Fargo Explains Why Americans Aren’t Buying Homes Right Now

The current housing scenario seems to have steadied. The rate of home price growth is slow, mortgage rates are at their lowest and supply is also picking up. So what is holding Americans from taking the property plunge? Fear apparently!Read More »

US Rental Trend Continues - Prices Go Up While Vacancy Rates Fall

US Rental Trend Continues - Prices Go Up While Vacancy Rates Fall

Demand for rental units in the United States is still holding strong and has been driving up prices of multifamily apartments.Read More »

Gawker Media Moving NYC Headquarters Uptown; Signs 15-year Lease

Gawker Media Moving NYC Headquarters Uptown; Signs 15-year Lease

Gawker Media is getting a new home. The online publishing giant that operates Jezebel, Gizmodo and Deadspin is moving to a new office at 114 Fifth Ave to occupy three floors in the 19-storey building.Read More »

Trump SoHo To Hit Auction Market Soon

Trump SoHo To Hit Auction Market Soon

Trump SoHo, the luxury hotel in Manhattan, New York City, that was first unveiled by property mogul Donald Trump on his show "The Apprentice" will hit the auction market soon.Read More »

Finance & Mortgage
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.

US Mortgage Applications Rise on Low Rates

US Mortgage Applications Rise on Low Rates

Mortgage applications in the United States rose this week as home loan interest rates remained at record lows, according to the Mortgage Banking Association's (MBA) weekly applications report.

Negative Equity Rates Fall in Second Quarter, Zillow

Negative Equity Rates Fall in Second Quarter, Zillow

Fewer homeowners were underwater in the second quarter of 2014 marking the ninth consecutive quarter of declining negative equity, according to Zillow's latest negative equity report.

Celebrity Homes
NFL Veteran Eric Davis Lists Santa Cruz Home for $3.79 Million

NFL Veteran Eric Davis Lists Santa Cruz Home for $3.79 Million

Eric Davis, the now-retired NFL player, has reportedly listed his home in Santa Cruz county for sale with an

Adrian Bellani Unloads Hollywood Hills Home He Bought From Ellen DeGeneres for $2.1 Million

Adrian Bellani Unloads Hollywood Hills Home He Bought From Ellen DeGeneres for $2.1 Million

Adrian Bellani, the light-eyed "Moneyball" actor, has reportedly managed to sell the Hollywood Hills West house

Kesha Buys Venice Home for $1.65 Million

Kesha Buys Venice Home for $1.65 Million

Kesha, the "Tik Tok" hitmaker, has reportedly closed on a cozy colorful home in Venice, Calif., for $1.65

Orlando Scandrick Sells Hollywood Hills Home for $2.1 Million

Orlando Scandrick Sells Hollywood Hills Home for $2.1 Million

Orlando Scandrick, the Dallas Cowboys cornerback, has reportedly sold his Hollywood Hills home for $2.1 million.

Mario Chalmer Selling Miami Condo He Bought from Drake for $4 Million

Mario Chalmer Selling Miami Condo He Bought from Drake for $4 Million

Mario Chalmer, the point guard for NBA team Miami Heat, has reportedly listed his home in Biscayne Bay, Fla., for

Rihanna Checked Out This $18 Million New York City Pad

Rihanna Checked Out This $18 Million New York City Pad

Rihanna, the “Diamonds” songstress was reportedly spotted checking out a huge $18 million condo in New York

Randy Johnson’s Arizona Home Up for Grabs at $25 Million (VIDEO TOUR)

Randy Johnson’s Arizona Home Up for Grabs at $25 Million (VIDEO TOUR)

Randy Johnson, the now-retired baseball legend who has defeated every Major League player at least once in his 22

Rihanna Checked Out This $18 Million New York City Pad

Rihanna Checked Out This $18 Million New York City Pad

Rihanna, the “Diamonds” songstress was reportedly spotted checking out a huge $18 million condo in New York

Behati Prinsloo Sells New York City Bachelorette Pad After Marrying Adam Levine

Behati Prinsloo Sells New York City Bachelorette Pad After Marrying Adam Levine

Behati Prinsloo, the famous Victoria’s Secret model who recently wed “Maroon 5” frontman Adam Levine, just

No! The Obamas Didn’t Buy That Rancho Mirage House

No! The Obamas Didn’t Buy That Rancho Mirage House

Remember the house in Rancho Mirage, Calif., that U.S. President Barrack Obama and his family were rumored to be

Vince Vaughn Bought Kate Bosworth’s Los Angeles Home

Vince Vaughn Bought Kate Bosworth’s Los Angeles Home

We do know that Kate Bosworth, the "Blue Crush" actress, sold her bachelorette pad in Los Angeles for $2.37

Romance Novelist Danielle Steel’s California Home Asking $8.99 Million

Romance Novelist Danielle Steel’s California Home Asking $8.99 Million

Danielle Steel, the bestselling author famous for her romance novels, has reportedly listed a home in Stinson

Latest News

Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs Buys New Holmby Hills Mansion for $40 Million

Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs, the famous rapper, has reportedly dropped $40 million on a newly-built mansion in the Holmby Hills area of Los Angeles.

Vince Vaughn Relists Chicago Penthouse for $14.9 Million

Vince Vaughn, the “Wedding Crashers” actor, has reportedly re-listed his triplex penthouse in the Palmolive building in Chicago for $14.9 million.

Trump SoHo To Hit Auction Market Soon

Trump SoHo, the luxury hotel in Manhattan, New York City, that was first unveiled by property mogul Donald Trump on his show "The Apprentice" will hit the auction market soon.

Gawker Media Moving NYC Headquarters Uptown; Signs 15-year Lease

Gawker Media is getting a new home. The online publishing giant that operates Jezebel, Gizmodo and Deadspin is moving to a new office at 114 Fifth Ave to occupy three floors in the 19-storey building.

US Rental Trend Continues - Prices Go Up While Vacancy Rates Fall

Demand for rental units in the United States is still holding strong and has been driving up prices of multifamily apartments.

Wells Fargo Explains Why Americans Aren’t Buying Homes Right Now

The current housing scenario seems to have steadied. The rate of home price growth is slow, mortgage rates are at their lowest and supply is also picking up. So what is holding Americans from taking the property plunge? Fear apparently!

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 Tarzana, Calif., for $1.9 million.

Former Florida Home of Ivan Lendl to Hit Market for $21.5 Million

A home that was once occupied by tennis great Ivan Lendl is poised to hit the market for $21.5 million.

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, but little did we know where they recharged their batteries before embarking on their successful stint together.

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

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.

Poll Shows Mixed Reactions from Scots over Effect of Independence on Home prices

Scotland and England may soon get a divorce, but what effect will the separation (if there is one) have on home prices in the "greatest country on earth"?

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, for $1.75 million.

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 million on a plush mansion in South Plymouth, Los Angeles.

Featured Stories

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.

This IKEA Furniture-Building Experiment Tests Relationship Durability (VIDEO)

This IKEA Furniture-Building Experiment Tests Relationship Durability (VIDEO)

IKEA, the famous Swedish furniture giant, is known for its elaborate marketing stunts and we all know that the fancy furniture magnate is tough competition. But is IKEA tough enough to tear your relationship apart?

Immigrants Tackled Housing Crisis Better: Fannie Mae Study

Immigrants Tackled Housing Crisis Better: Fannie Mae Study

A study conducted by Fannie Mae, the government-backed lending giant, found that immigrant Americans tackled the housing crisis better than native-born Americans.

This Quiz Will Help You Identify How ‘Gentrified’ your Neighborhood Is

This Quiz Will Help You Identify How ‘Gentrified’ your Neighborhood Is

Gentrification - the process where the rich and their ways of living take over an area displacing poorer residents - has become a major urban living problem. There might be several lists on the internet that shows Los Angeles and San Francisco top when it comes to gentrified neighborhoods. But now, you can find out for yourself if your neighborhood is gentrified and how much.

Cities With More Intersections Healthier – Study

Cities With More Intersections Healthier – Study

Does your city have planned roads and a compact transport network? If not then you should shift to one that does because, according to a new study, these cities are the healthiest to live in.

Crowdfunding Website Wants You to Pitch In for Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch

Crowdfunding Website Wants You to Pitch In for Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch

When news of Michael Jackson’s famous (or infamous) Neverland Ranch in California hitting the market broke, it captured attention from all corners of the world. Therefore, when we spotted a crowd funding website urging people to pitch in some dollars to buy the iconic landmark, we weren’t surprised.

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