Real Estate News

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Smaller American cities see big interest from urban flight

Americans are increasingly looking to leave large urban centers for smaller, less dense cities with cheaper housing. Read Article

Fri, 30 Oct 2020 12:39:59 PDT

Earnings for apartment owners show the pain of urban flight

Decidedly weak quarterly earnings reports from major apartment REITs this week paint a bleak picture for some of the largest urban rental markets. Read Article

Thu, 29 Oct 2020 11:25:09 PDT

There was a surprise drop in September home sales as buyers were priced out

Potential homebuyers may be hitting the limit of what they can afford. Pending home sales fell 2.2% in September compared with August. Read Article

Thu, 29 Oct 2020 07:07:08 PDT

Real estate fintech CoreLogic receives multiple potential bids at more than $80 a share, sources say

Property data and analytics firm CoreLogic has received multiple takeover bids at north of $80 a share. Read Article

Wed, 28 Oct 2020 08:04:54 PDT

Homebuyer demand may have peaked as mortgage applications eke out a weekly gain

Homebuyer demand had mortgage lenders incredibly busy over the summer, but that may have now peaked. Mortgage applications to purchase a home were essentially flat last week, after falling for four straight weeks before. Read Article

Wed, 28 Oct 2020 04:45:39 PDT

Reddit won't lower employee pay if they move out of high-cost cities like San Francisco

The social media company will also allow employees to work remotely. Read Article

Tue, 27 Oct 2020 15:28:26 PDT

Home prices in August see biggest gains in more than two years, S&P Case Shiller says

Strong demand and a limited supply of homes have caused home price gains to accelerate dramatically. Read Article

Tue, 27 Oct 2020 06:33:50 PDT

Banks may have to brace for heavy losses as commercial property prices plunge

Commercial real estate prices have plunged this year as people stopped going into offices, and retail businesses were disrupted. That could lead to a significant losses for banks, according to a recent report. Read Article

Sun, 25 Oct 2020 19:43:13 PDT

A British university is testing new low-carbon tech that could cut heating costs

Homes old and new are being fitted with kit designed to make them more efficient. Read Article

Fri, 23 Oct 2020 03:56:59 PDT

Redfin CEO expects 'absolutely insane' demand in housing market to last into 2021

"There's no way it can last forever. This level of demand is absolutely insane," Redfin CEO Glenn Kelman told CNBC. Read Article

Thu, 22 Oct 2020 12:54:01 PDT