Appraisers and homeowners now see eye-to-eye



Experts say that the gap between appraisers’ and homeowners’ estimations of their homes’ worth is getting smaller.
The two parties perceptions of value is getting closer, though homeowners still do tend to slightly overestimate the price of their home.

Californians could struggle to get housing insurance after wildfires blaze through the state



As wildfires continue to blaze in parts of southern California, officials fear that insurers will soon stop offering coverage for homeowners in the state.

2017 Home Ownership Rate Bounces Upward



News from the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) has revealed that the share of Americans who own homes is steadily climbing. Home ownership has increased in the second quarter, seemingly reversing a sharp downward trend that began back in 2008.

Not All is Fair in House Price Recovery News



While home prices across the US have generally recovered from the economic crisis, not every segment or market has recovered equitably. Some types of homes and some regions have fared far better than others.

Vladimir Putin Extends Manifest Destiny Across Russia



Vladimir Putin has declared an expansion of the Russia version of the American Homestead Act, the Far East land giveaway that made headlines last Summer.

Recity analyses key development trends in Washington DC



Real estate pipeline data and analytics company Recity has just released a new analysis about future development trends in the Washington DC area. Recity is a real estate analytics company that provides data-driven insights and metrics around real estate development and investment activity in urban markets. It gathers data about recently completed, under construction, planned, […]

The Dangers of Not Saving: How the Pension Crisis Could Impact the UK



Back in 2013, banking giant HSBC released a report exploring the state of the global pension market.

Net Lease Auto Parts Sector Remains Strong



Cap rates for the single tenant net leased auto parts store sector decreased by 8 basis points from the fourth quarter of 2015 to the fourth quarter of 2016 to 5.90%.

The odd case of Toronto’s Real Estate market



Toronto real estate has become so expensive that potential home sellers are pulling out of the market altogether, possibly since they have nowhere cheaper to move to. Listings are dwindling even as prices in Toronto have been rising to levels Bank of Montreal Chief Economist Doug Porter is calling a “bubble”. The housing boom now expands […]

Mortgage Performance: Foreclosure statistics are showing signs of recovery



According to a recent foreclosure report issued by the Corelogic, the statistics at the end of 2016 are showing signs of recovery to the pre-crisis level.

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