Amazon HQ2 losers should see big home value gains in 2019

Several metro areas that lost out on the race to host Amazon’s second headquarters are expected to see their home-value growth outpace the nation in the coming year, according to the 2018 Q4 Zillow Home Price Expectations Survey. The quarterly survey, sponsored by Zillow and conducted by Pulsenomics LLC, asked more than 100 real estate

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Millennials lead a resurgence in Rust Belt cities

As greater numbers of young adults go in search of affordable housing, some are eyeing the cheaper homes to be had in states such as Ohio, Michigan and Wisconsin. These states, collectively known as the “Rust Belt”, have seen their populations decline in recent years due to widespread job losses in the manufacturing and plant

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Vacant homes cost cities millions in reduced tax revenues and property values

The number of vacant buildings in some American cities has reached “epidemic levels”, according to a new study by the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy.

Whichever city Amazon chooses for its 2nd HQ can expect a major housing boom

Whichever city Amazon chooses for its 2nd HQ can expect a major housing boom
Web retail giant and cloud computing services provider Amazon.com Inc. says it’s narrowed down a list of 238 potential cities as a base for its second headquarters to just 20, and the economic stakes for the remaining

How much home can $300,000 get you?

With a budget of $300,000, the kind of home you can buy varies drastically depending on what city you decided to live in.

U.S. city planners increasingly combining residential & commercial spaces

The scarcity of development land in some of the U.S.’s biggest cities is forcing developers to respond by combining residential and commercial spaces.

The top 10 easiest cities to secure a mortgage in the U.S.

It’s not easy securing approval for a mortgage these days, especially if you’re one of the millions of Americans that lacks a decent credit score

The top 10 trendy yet affordable cities in the U.S. right now

Here’s a run down of the top ten trendiest, but still affordable, housing markets offering new options for those who’re desperately searching for a home in a hospitable, up and coming hipster city.

Is India’s real estate market about to crash?

High prices, drying up of bank lending and government efforts to reduce black money could possibly result in a crash in realty prices in India’s metropolitan cities

Cities Expect More Budget Cuts as Home Values Continue to Fall

The writing has been on the wall for years, but the moment when cities will have to make serious cuts to deal with falling housing prices may come in 2012. Part of the real estate market collapse that rarely gets attention is the effect it has on property taxes. Cities use those taxes to pay

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