NAR’s Yun hints at cooling off in commercial rental market

NAR chief economist Lawrence Yun has revealed data hinting at a cooling off of the red hot office rental market thanks to a boom in new constructions.

Flatchat app for rentals and renters lands in Singapore

The popular Indian real estate app Flatchat, aimed at helping people find rentals, roommates and tenants, is spreading its international wings by launching in Singapore.

Landsea to Develop 550 Homes in Orange County

Landsea, a Chinese homebuilder is due to develop 550 homes in Orange County. Although the Chinese economy may be slowing down this shows that overseas developers are still extremely interested in southern California property. The article in the Los Angeles Times points out that this company already has projects in Simi Valley and in the […]

Renting Versus Buying in Memphis

Lifestyle and finances play important roles in making a decision between buying or renting a home to live in. Without a doubt, home ownership has pros and cons. One of the more important cons that first time buyers often overlook is that ownership is much more complicated both in the process of buying a house […]

Survey shows 1/3 of Candians believe housing is “unaffordable”

More than a third (38 percent) of Canadian homeowners feel that housing in their area is unaffordable, according to a new survey released by Manulife Bank of Canada.

CAR voices frustration at FHFA’s refusal to increase conforming loan limits

CAR President Ziggy Zicarelli stressed the association’s disappointed with the FHFA’s decision not to raise conforming loan limits for 2016 in a statement issued to the press this week

Fannie Mae teams up with DocuSign to ease the paperwork burden

The Federal National Mortgage Association, commonly known as Fannie Mae, is finally joining the digital revolution. It’s just announced a new partnership with DocuSign to give buyers an “easy, fast and secure way” to perform electronic signatures

Detroit gets $30M to rejuvenate blighted neighborhoods

The AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust (HIT) announced that it will invest up to $30 million in the Detroit Neighborhood Home Repair Program, a partnership with leading civic and community organizations to rejuvenate up to 300 single-family homes and properties that have faced decades of blight.

Real Estate Management: The Ultimate Safety Checklist for all Property Managers

Being a property manager requires a good deal of responsibility. Not only do you have to manage tenants, you also need to make sure they are safe while using your property.

What Security Issues Do You Need to Consider Before Buying Real Estate?

Buying a property is one of the biggest investments you can make. With huge sums of money involved you want to be certain you make the correct decision.