Real Estate News

Source: Los Angeles Times Real Estate News
USC Village, the largest development in the school’s history, officially opens Thursday as the university strives to house more students on campus — and broaden its connection to its South Los Angeles neighborhood. The $700-million project spans 15 acres, has beds for 2,500 undergraduates and features... [...]
Wed, Aug 16, 2017 10:00:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Los Angeles Times Real Estate News
It’s not every week one reports on a $350-million home listing. In fact, this is the first time we’ve ever been able to do that. Chartwell, the estate of late Univision chairman Jerrold Perenchio, has come on the market as the most expensive residential listing in the U.S. Set on [...]
Sat, Aug 12, 2017 7:05:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Los Angeles Times Real Estate News
Carlsbad’s luxury resort, Park Hyatt Aviara, has been taken over by its lender following a years-long struggle by its previous owners to repay debt that was coming due. Although the transfer of ownership was recorded in early June, there was no formal announcement nor publicity surrounding the... [...]
Fri, Aug 11, 2017 1:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Los Angeles Times Real Estate News
Two of the nation’s largest owners of single-family rental houses announced Thursday they are merging, creating a behemoth rental company with a major presence in Southern California. The deal between Invitation Homes and Starwood Waypoint Homes comes as home prices have risen across the country... [...]
Thu, Aug 10, 2017 10:35:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Los Angeles Times Real Estate News
San Diego was one of the most expensive regions for home buyers in California in the second quarter of this year, with just 26 percent able to comfortably purchase the median-priced house, said a report from the California Association of Realtors released Wednesday. The Realtor organization calculates... [...]
Wed, Aug 09, 2017 10:25:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Los Angeles Times Real Estate News
There comes a time for most San Diego couples when they get sick of renting and, for the Whites, it came around the 40th birthday mark. Shawna White, 40, spent countless hours researching a place she and her husband Nathan, 39, could afford that wouldn’t break the bank. In addition [...]
Sun, Aug 06, 2017 4:35:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Los Angeles Times Real Estate News
After going on a real estate shopping spree over the last two years, Kylie Jenner of “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” has switched into sell mode. The 19-year-old reality television star recently parted with a home in Calabasas for $3.15 million and now has one of her three homes in [...]
Sat, Aug 05, 2017 1:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Los Angeles Times Real Estate News
The big real estate news out of Los Angeles is that rapper-magnate Jay-Z and superstar wife Beyoncé are in escrow to buy a mansion for $90 million. Their pick of Westside neighborhoods after years of house-hunting? Bel-Air. We’ll be sure to let you know as soon as they have the [...]
Sat, Aug 05, 2017 7:05:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Los Angeles Times Real Estate News
Adam Levine of Maroon 5 has bought an estate in Holmby Hills for $18 million, according to real estate sources not authorized to comment on the deal. Designed by architect Caspar Ehmcke and built in 1966, the French Regency-style home sits on more than an acre of grounds that abut [...]
Fri, Aug 04, 2017 9:55:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Los Angeles Times Real Estate News
Just 10 months after being sold for $90 million, making it the second-largest sale ever in Los Angeles County at the time, the historic Owlwood estate has returned to the market for double the price. The 10-acre Holmby Hills property features a 12,000-square-foot 1936 Tuscan-style mansion designed... [...]
Fri, Aug 04, 2017 1:30:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: New York Times Real Estate News
Like many in the housing-starved San Francisco region, Sheila James has moved far inland, gaining affordable space at the price of a brutal commute. [...]
Thu, Aug 17, 2017 3:38:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: New York Times Real Estate News
KaRon and Leshawn Joyner wanted to move from a rental to a house. They bought in the Bedford Park section of the Bronx. [...]
Thu, Aug 17, 2017 9:00:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Source: New York Times Real Estate News
“Since the election, I’ve spent more time in his tower than he has,” says a Metro reporter assigned to cover the president’s intersection with NYC. [...]
Thu, Aug 17, 2017 1:41:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Source: New York Times Real Estate News
The University of Southern California’s campus extension in South Los Angeles brings together one of the state’s poorest areas and one of its wealthiest universities. [...]
Wed, Aug 16, 2017 6:20:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: New York Times Real Estate News
A tax on foreign buyers has slowed down the housing market in Toronto, which was “gangbusters” a year ago, but new condos are still selling quickly. [...]
Wed, Aug 16, 2017 1:31:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: New York Times Real Estate News
A renovated Victorian is for sale for $4.65 million in Oakville, a suburb of Toronto. [...]
Wed, Aug 16, 2017 1:31:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: New York Times Real Estate News
A 1770 house in Norfolk, Conn.; a renovated bungalow in Raleigh, N.C.; and a 1928 Tudor-style house in Dallas. [...]
Wed, Aug 16, 2017 1:01:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: New York Times Real Estate News
A 1770 Cape Cod-style house in Norfolk, a renovated bungalow in Raleigh and a 1928 Tudor-style house in Dallas. [...]
Wed, Aug 16, 2017 1:01:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: New York Times Real Estate News
A bedroom community in Orange County that’s reasonably priced and diverse. [...]
Wed, Aug 16, 2017 9:00:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Source: New York Times Real Estate News
Where there once were dairy farms, now rolling, forested land and fresh development attract urbanites. [...]
Wed, Aug 16, 2017 9:00:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Real Estate News
Pocket Listings May Short-Change SellersThe fast pace of Bay Area real estate, where homes are snapped up as soon as they hit the market, is fueling an interesting trend: pocket listings, homes not listed on a Multiple Listing Service (MLS), are on the rise. [...]
Tue, Aug 15, 2017 10:57:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Real Estate News
Twice a week, The Chronicle features a home on the market that caught our eye for its architecture, history or character. Set on 15 acres, this Wine Country compound features a three-bedroom house designed by Heinz Janders. The home features two wings connected by an enclosed breezeway, and [...]
Tue, Aug 15, 2017 8:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Real Estate News
Back in 2012, a minimum annual income of $90,370 was needed to purchase a Bay Area home at the median price of $447,970. Now, a home buyer needs to be bringing in $179,390 to afford a mean-priced house at $895,000, [...]
Tue, Aug 15, 2017 6:55:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Real Estate News
HomeReady program helps first-time buyer purchase with 5 percent down Fannie Mae’s HomeReady program is the best 30-year conventional loan offered by lenders. Fannie Mae designates all of the Bay Area’s ZIP codes as low- to moderate-income areas making any home in the Bay Area eligible for the HomeReady program. In this particular [...]
Fri, Aug 11, 2017 7:41:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Real Estate News
Artistry and opportunities abound behind the turquoise facade of a Queen Anne Victorian in Lower Pacific Heights. “Fireplaces, elegant curved bay windows and soaring ceilings are only the beginning of this gallery-like masterpiece,” said Alexander Kolovyansky of Vanguard Properties, who is listing the elaborate residence at 2566 Pine St. for $4.995 [...]
Fri, Aug 11, 2017 7:40:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Real Estate News
Located next to the historic train station in West Oakland, this brand-new luxury construction boasts contemporary finishes and a spacious floor plan. High ceilings and large windows lend an open, airy elegance to the residence that includes an attached garage with interior access. A sizable deck waits off the master suite, and [...]
Fri, Aug 11, 2017 7:40:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Real Estate News
Purchasing a home can be a most stressful event. Studies have shown only death and divorce can cause a person more anxiety. [...] educate yourself as much as possible about the market, understand the inventory and what comparable sales have occurred. Once you have made your decision, understand normally well-meaning friends and family [...]
Fri, Aug 11, 2017 7:39:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Real Estate News
The real estate site Zillow found that the average cost of attending nine bachelor or bachelorette parties in a person's lifetime comes out to well over the 20 percent down payment on a median-priced US home. Though, not so much if you're living in the Bay Area. [...]
Thu, Aug 10, 2017 8:08:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Real Estate News
Twice a week, The Chronicle features a home on the market that caught our eye for its architecture, history or character. Enticing outdoor spaces and a welcoming interior define this shingled residence in the heart of Wine Country. Sited on more than 8 acres, the majority of the [...]
Thu, Aug 10, 2017 7:34:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Real Estate News
Iconic Bel Air estate on the market for the first time in 30 years listed for $350 million. [...]
Thu, Aug 10, 2017 11:03:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Houston Chronicle Real Estate News
Bauer-Pileco, a provider of products for the foundation construction industry, will build a 78,774 square-foot facility for its North American headquarters in Conroe Park North. [...]
Thu, Aug 17, 2017 12:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Houston Chronicle Real Estate News
D.R. Horton and Gray Point Homes by Gehan Homes have opened the first model homes in Balmoral, a 580-acre community by Land Tejas in Humble. [...]
Wed, Aug 16, 2017 11:30:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Houston Chronicle Real Estate News
Renters in Houston are more likely to stay rooted in their current communities than those in many other markets tracked, a new report by Apartment List showed.A majority of renters nationwide -- 64 percent -- plan on settling down in a new city. High prices factored into plans to relocate [...]
Tue, Aug 15, 2017 2:16:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Houston Chronicle Real Estate News
The new office, designed by Gensler, will have open work areas and a glass-walled area showcasing the FlightFeeder factory, where small orange devices that connect with antennas to pick up airplane signals for about 250 miles, will be assembled, tested and packaged. The company started in 2005, providing free flight tracking [...]
Sat, Aug 12, 2017 5:56:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Houston Chronicle Real Estate News
Westwood Financial Corp. has purchased the The Market at Lake Houston, an H-E-B-anchored shopping center on 13.9 acres at 7402 FM 1960 East. Other tenants include Sally Beauty Supply, Payless ShoeSource, GameStop, VIP Nails and Spa, Five Guys, Market Cleaners, Leslie's Swimming Pool Supplies and Subway. Bath & Body Works has leased [...]
Sat, Aug 12, 2017 5:53:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Fri, Aug 11, 2017 5:14:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Houston Chronicle Real Estate News
Home2 Suites by Hilton has opened a 91-suite hotel in Webster. [...]
Thu, Aug 10, 2017 11:53:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Houston Chronicle Real Estate News
Hines designed its newest residential tower, The Southmore, to have the feel of an exclusive boutique hotel and the sophistication of a world-class museum. The result of its efforts: some of the highest rents in town. [...]
Thu, Aug 10, 2017 12:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Houston Chronicle Real Estate News
Houston's planning department on Wednesday released a draft of development guidelines meant to regulate new construction and maintain the turn-of-the-century vibe in three Houston Heights historic preservation districts. [...]
Wed, Aug 09, 2017 3:29:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Houston Chronicle Real Estate News
High-end home sales were up nearly 20 percent in July, the ninth straight increase in sales of single-family properties that went for least $750,000, new data show. [...]
Wed, Aug 09, 2017 3:04:00 PM, Continue reading at the source