Housing inventory grows, advantage shifts to buyers



After falling for nearly four consecutive years, housing inventory has turned a corner, growing on an annual basis in four of the past five months, according to the January Zillow Real Estate Market Report. U.S. for-sale home inventory grew 1.2 percent year-over-year. There were 19,455 more homes for sale nationwide in January compared to a […]

Amazon HQ Deal Sours on NY Community’s Outcry



News that Amazon.com is reconsidering putting a second headquarters in New York City has dealmakers wobbling their heads

California sues Huntington Beach over failure to build affordable housing



The state of California is suing the city of Huntington Beach for not building enough affordable homes for its residents. However, Huntington Beach has since filed a counter lawsuit against the state, saying that California’s housing laws are “unconstitutional.” California governor Gavin Newsom said the state brought the case against Huntington Beach because its harmed […]

Room for Luxury Property Pioneers: Vivo Resorts on Oaxaca’s Emerald Coast



Vivo Resorts is pioneering low key luxury in Porto Escondido on Mexico’s west coast while helping investors buy into unique opportunities.

Ken Griffin of Citadel buys America’s most expensive home for $238M



Hedge fund billionaire Ken Griffin, the founder and owner of Citadel, has just snapped up the most expensive home ever sold on the U.S. market for a cool $238 million. Griffin’s purchase of the New York penthouse that overlooks Central Park underlines his love for real estate, and adds to his portfolio of more than […]

PropTech 101 for Agents Behind Pigeons



A short primer on how Proptech platforms allow real estate professionals to optimize services.

Camber Creek’s Jeff Berman Talks PropTech and the Future of Tech



Jeff Berman, General Partner at the venture capital firm, Camber Creek talks with Realty Biz News.

Natural disasters caused $11B worth of real estate damage in 2018



The United States was hit hard by natural disasters in 2018, suffering 11 major events including floods, hurricanes and wildfires.

London and Other Gateway Cities Tops for Real Estate Investment



According to a report from Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL), London remains the largest commercial real estate investment market in the world.

LA builders offer incentives as home sales slump



Builders are increasingly offering buyers incentives in order to help sell their homes, with promotions including paying the closing costs, buying down mortgage rates and even straight discounts, which is a move they’re normally reluctant to make. “We are really working a little bit harder to get people in the door and to get people […]