Tough Questions Arise Out of An Unprecedented Affordability Crisis

Blackstone Real Estate just acquired affordability innovators Home Partners of America for $6 billion. Here’s why this is big news.

Ask Brian: Should Investors Worry About a Real Estate Bubble?

Ask Brian is a weekly column by Real Estate Expert Brian Kline. If you have questions on real estate investing, DIY, home buying/selling, or other housing inquiries please email your questions to [email protected] Question. Chicken Little from Somewhere, USA writes: Hi Brian,  Four years ago, at age 29, I bought and flipped my first house

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Is The UK Housing Market a ‘Bubble on a Bubble’?

The date of writing is August and following two consecutive months of seeing house prices inflate. Experts that closely follow the UK housing market are actively forecasting upcoming years. The most recent house price index from Halifax was released and it shows a 1.4 percent increase in June followed by a sharp 3.3% increase in

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Real Estate Bubble Discussion with Clayton Morris

I recently spoke with Clayton Morris, president of Morris Invest, on a podcast about the subject of ARE WE IN A HOUSING BUBBLE?

Is There a Real Estate Bubble in the Making?

By almost every indicator, the residential real estate market continues to thrive as we head towards the hot spring selling and buying season. However, that doesn’t mean there aren’t

Zillow survey warns of ‘bubble risk’ in San Francisco, L.A. & Boston

A third of the experts surveyed in the latest Zillow Home Price Expectations Survey said the San Francisco housing market is in a bubble, and another 20 percent believe the market is at-risk for bubble conditions within the next year.

Fears of Real Estate Bubble in Vancouver Are Apparently Overrated

There has been a lot in the news recently about the possibility of a real estate bubble in the Canadian housing market, with Finance Minister Jim Flaherty warning that Canadians are taking on too much debt and that they could face problems once interest rates begin to rise.

Leasing Commercial: The Growing Trend

The last three or four years have witnessed unprecidented foreclosures, homeowners underwater, a need for rental properties that may well be the next real estate bubble. Residential properties seem on the upswing, that’s for sure. But what about the commercial end of the market? A home is one thing, businesses needing growing space, that’s quite another.

Comedian Chris Tucker’s Home Faces Foreclosure Threat

Hollywood funny-man Chris Tucker, most famous for his role as the wise-cracking police detective sidekick of Jackie Chan in the hit Rush Hour movies, is looking likely to lose his Central Florida mansion to foreclosure. Tucker, 39, snapped up his $6 million Lake Apopka home back in 2007, but is reported to still owe $4.4

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Hang Lung Chairman: No China Real Estate Bubble

Hang Lung Properties Ltd. Chairman Ronnie Chan says concerns over a possible collapse of China’s real estate market are “total crap.”  There is no real estate bubble in China, Chan said, because of the “humongous demand” from Chinese consumers and the steps the government has taken to fortify the market.  For Chan, people use the

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