Allison Halliday

About Allison Halliday

Allison Halliday is a Realty Biz News contributing writer. She handles International Real Estate and is a seasoned blogger.

Redfin Predicts This Year’s Hottest Neighborhoods



Redfin, the next-generation real estate brokerage recently announced its annual list of hottest neighborhoods predicted to be the hottest this year. The top neighborhood was Bushrod in Oakland.

JP Morgan Agrees to Settle Mortgage Discrimination Lawsuit



According to an article in Reuters, JP Morgan Chase & Co has agreed a $55 million settlement for a US Justice Department lawsuit. This lawsuit accused the company of discriminating against minority borrowers, allowing mortgage brokers to charge

High New-Build Vacancy Rate for Condos in Calgary



Recent figures from the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation show there are hundreds of new condos in Calgary that are lying empty, according to an article in CBC.ca.

Real Estate Prices Slow Down in Canada



Last year, real estate prices in Canada reached an all-time high, but an article in the Huffington Post Canada points out that this year could be a very different story. This is at least in part due to new mortgage rules combined with higher mortgage rates.

Options Are Good When Searching For Home Value



People differ from one another: male-female, young-old, short-tall. We also differ in our senses of taste and style. That’s why we have so many different makes and models of cars, computer brands and even potato chip flavors in the marketplace. What style home and where it may be located are no different.

Survey Names Voice Control as Being the Next Big Thing



According to a new survey from Coldwell Banker Real Estate LLC and Vivint Smart Home, Americans are set to embrace voice control and an increasing number are already using this feature. The survey was conducted in November last year amongst 4108 adults in the US and 923 of the participants already had smart home products. […]

Toronto Is Fast Becoming As Pricey As Vancouver



According to a recent article in CBC.ca, the Toronto real estate market is fast becoming as unaffordable as Vancouver. The article assessed a study by the Royal Bank of Canada, as its third-quarter affordability index showed 63.7% of

Nearly Two Thirds of People in the US Are Not Aware of Virtual Reality



A recent study from Parks Associates found that 63% of people in the US are not familiar with and know very little or nothing about virtual reality.

Tampa Roofing Group Highlights the Need to Keep Your Roof in Good Repair



When the weather is bright and sunny in Florida it’s easy to imagine it will always stay that way, but the Sunshine State enjoys unique climatic conditions, some of which can be highly destructive.Tampa Roofing Group has highlighted the need to build roofs to

Debunking Artificial Intelligence



As pointed out by an article in techzone360.com, artificial intelligence is very much a trending topic. Numerous industries are beginning to see the possibilities of this technology, including healthcare, customer service, transportation, and manufacturing.