Real Estate News

Source: Los Angeles Times Real Estate News
For the third consecutive year, California was legions ahead of the rest of the country in terms of priciest ZIP codes for home sales in 2018. California ZIP codes held 82 of the 117 most expensive spots, or roughly 70% of the list. The data, compiled by real estate database [...]
Fri, Jan 04, 2019 9:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Los Angeles Times Real Estate News
Mark Cuban, the billionaire, television personality and owner of the Dallas Mavericks basketball franchise, has a new vacation spot to spend his off seasons. He’s paid $19 million for a home in Laguna Beach. The contemporary-style home is found within Montage, a resort community that overlooks... [...]
Fri, Jan 04, 2019 1:30:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Los Angeles Times Real Estate News
Manhattan home prices fell in the fourth quarter, with the median slipping to less than $1 million for the first time in three years. Ample inventory continued to allow buyers to demand sweeter deals. Condo and co-op prices declined to $999,000 in the three months through December, a drop of [...]
Thu, Jan 03, 2019 10:05:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Los Angeles Times Real Estate News
It appears Cher found someone in the housing market — to borrow from the title of her 1987 hit song. The singer and actress has sold a home in the Beverly Hills Post Office area for a little over $2.73 million, records show. Built in 1957, the country English-style house [...]
Thu, Jan 03, 2019 5:10:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Los Angeles Times Real Estate News
Michaela Christian lost a long battle with Wells Fargo in 2013 to save her Las Vegas home, a defeat she says changed the course of her life. When the bank refused to modify her mortgage, Christian moved in with a friend and scrambled to rebuild her life. Five years later, [...]
Tue, Jan 01, 2019 1:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Los Angeles Times Real Estate News
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder for some of the cheapest homes to sell in 2018. In a year when San Diego County’s median home price hit its highest point in history — $583,000 in August — a few buyers were able to nab properties that were far [...]
Tue, Jan 01, 2019 12:35:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Los Angeles Times Real Estate News
The beach communities of La Jolla and Del Mar were home to the biggest residential sales in 2018, with the most affluent buyers largely leaving Rancho Santa Fe for the coast. Prices paid for the most expensive homes this year far exceeded last year’s totals. In 2017, the biggest sale [...]
Tue, Jan 01, 2019 12:35:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Los Angeles Times Real Estate News
Welcome to California Inc., the weekly newsletter of the L.A. Times Business Section. I'm energy reporter Sammy Roth, filling in for a vacationing David Lazarus. Here's a rundown of upcoming stories this week and the highlights of last week. Stock markets have continued to ping-pong, falling dramatically... [...]
Mon, Dec 31, 2018 1:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Los Angeles Times Real Estate News
In 2017, nearly everything investors touched made money. Major stock indexes were up about 20% or more. Bonds turned in another solid year of gains. And the housing market was sizzling, with median home prices in Southern California up 8.2% from a year earlier to top the bubble-era high reached... [...]
Sun, Dec 30, 2018 2:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Los Angeles Times Real Estate News
Key companies, business issues and trends to watch in San Diego County in 2019. 1. Mission Valley stadium site In January, San Diego State University will begin negotiations with the mayor’s office to buy 132 acres of land in Mission Valley with plans to build a new stadium, river park [...]
Sun, Dec 30, 2018 2:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: New York Times Real Estate News
Recent commercial real estate transactions in New York. [...]
Tue, Jan 08, 2019 2:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: New York Times Real Estate News
Installing new tile might not be the easiest way to refresh your bathroom, but it can be the most effective. [...]
Tue, Jan 08, 2019 10:00:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Source: New York Times Real Estate News
An Alabama transplant discovers what it takes to find your place in New York City: a lot of trial and error. [...]
Mon, Jan 07, 2019 10:00:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Source: New York Times Real Estate News
Recent residential sales in New York City and the region. [...]
Sun, Jan 06, 2019 10:00:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Source: New York Times Real Estate News
Noise complaints are notoriously hard to win in New York because courts generally argue that the city is noisy, and tolerating stomping feet is part of living there. [...]
Sat, Jan 05, 2019 3:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: New York Times Real Estate News
When Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced a new plan on Thursday, Brooklyn residents past and present were perplexed, frustrated and relieved. [...]
Fri, Jan 04, 2019 11:59:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: New York Times Real Estate News
Drew and Jonathan Scott, the identical twin stars of the “Property Brothers” franchise, have built a small empire convincing people to buy fixer uppers. [...]
Fri, Jan 04, 2019 7:02:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: New York Times Real Estate News
An already soft market will get another 20,000 new apartments, making it an even stronger buyer’s and renter’s market. [...]
Fri, Jan 04, 2019 4:38:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: New York Times Real Estate News
This week’s properties include a three-bedroom in Princeton, N.J., and a five-bedroom in Rockville Centre, N.Y. [...]
Thu, Jan 03, 2019 3:45:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: New York Times Real Estate News
Small American cities may not have the highest rents, but they did see the biggest percentage increases over the past year. [...]
Thu, Jan 03, 2019 2:30:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Real Estate News
A home damaged in an accidental kitchen fire selling for $1.6 million in San Carlos is the latest poster child for the Silicon Valley's sky-high real estate. [...]
Tue, Jan 08, 2019 7:08:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Real Estate News
A three-bedroom, three-bathroom home sits on an often overlooked stretch of Bay Area coastline where you can snag waterfront property for considerably less than many other places around the San Francisco region. [...]
Tue, Jan 08, 2019 12:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Real Estate News
Below market units make the news every time they list, mainly because the price stands in such stark contrast to market rate. This time though, this one bedroom is also refreshingly fetching, and in a Diamond Heights complex that offers a pool and spa. The list price: $345,490. [...]
Sun, Jan 06, 2019 12:28:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Real Estate News
Golf course views, bespoke finishes, an inviting courtyard and plenty of space await at 7030 Valley Knoll Road, a grand Mediterranean in Carmel that comes fully furnished. “The location is fabulous. It’s 10 minutes from Carmel-by-the-Sea and this part of Carmel gets a lot of sunshine,” said Cathy Schanderl of Alain [...]
Fri, Jan 04, 2019 9:20:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Real Estate News
Custom-built in 1961 and found on a tree-lined street, this well-maintained contemporary has been owned by the same family since its construction. Hardwood flooring lines the residence that includes spacious bedrooms and an expansive backyard with a large patio and terraced garden. The listing includes a non-permitted bonus room, and [...]
Fri, Jan 04, 2019 9:02:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Real Estate News
A: This is a subject that’s near and dear to my heart, having renovated every home my husband and I have ever owned (six to date) and having helped countless clients prepare their homes for sale as well. Like the price of houses, the cost of remodeling can vary considerably [...]
Fri, Jan 04, 2019 9:01:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Real Estate News
Olivia Hsu Decker knows more than a little bit about Parisian design. The owner of two French chateaus, Decker is also the listing agent for 1001 California St., Unit 3, a two-bedroom occupying a full floor in a Beaux-Arts building down the street from Grace Cathedral. “The quality of the [...]
Fri, Jan 04, 2019 8:58:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Real Estate News
Though the East Bay still commands some of the nation's priciest property, the top three residential sales for 2018 all closed at millions of dollars under list. This trend is also reflected in California as a whole, with 2018 bringing a slump some analysts predict will worsen in 2019. [...]
Thu, Jan 03, 2019 12:12:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Real Estate News
A: What an exciting time to be in San Francisco real estate: adjusting interest rates, chaotic political environment, volatile stock market, short term rental restrictions. Can anything else be added to the formula? Yes — low unemployment, limited construction, city-based IT/biotech/hi-tech companies and rumors of IPOs. This seemingly incompatible recipe has created [...]
Thu, Jan 03, 2019 1:41:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Real Estate News
Floor-to-ceiling glass doors and sliders frame northeastern views of the bay and cityscape at this corner unit in the Comstock tower. A stone-topped bar with beverage refrigerator and display cabinets stands beside the living and dining areas, while granite counters and integrated appliances outfit the galley kitchen. Amenities include a [...]
Thu, Jan 03, 2019 1:21:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Houston Chronicle Real Estate News
Customers of Canino Produce, the family-owned producer purveyor that’s anchored the Heights-area farmers market for 60 years, are making their final visits to the store, which will close later this month as the septuagenarian owners retire on the eve of the property’s planned redevelopment. [...]
Tue, Jan 08, 2019 11:00:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Houston Chronicle Real Estate News
Randall Davis is under contract to buy the site of a former furniture store on Westheimer where he plans to develop a 20-story condominium building. [...]
Mon, Jan 07, 2019 11:00:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Houston Chronicle Real Estate News
A collection of commercial real estate leases, sales and other activity in the Houston area. [...]
Fri, Jan 04, 2019 1:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Houston Chronicle Real Estate News
A roundup of retail real estate activity in the Houston area. [...]
Fri, Jan 04, 2019 1:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Houston Chronicle Real Estate News
A developer wants to build a boutique hotel at the corner of West 20th and Ashland streets, a property where a historic 1904 home was recently demolished. [...]
Fri, Jan 04, 2019 11:00:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Houston Chronicle Real Estate News
An increasing share of construction companies report that they're turning to technology to help with the labor shortage, using labor-saving equipment for off-site fabrication or to save time on-site, according to a survey by the Associated General Contractors. [...]
Thu, Jan 03, 2019 3:30:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Houston Chronicle Real Estate News
Over 70 percent of Houston homes are affordable to a median-income household, according to Zillow. If mortgage rates rise to 5.5 percent, that share would drop to 65 percent. [...]
Wed, Jan 02, 2019 11:01:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Houston Chronicle Real Estate News
When Canino Produce Co. opened on Airline Drive in the late 1950s, farmers from in and around Houston would truck in bushels of freshly picked produce to sell to Canino’s, one of the oldest businesses in the Greater Heights-area farmers market. [...]
Wed, Jan 02, 2019 11:00:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Houston Chronicle Real Estate News
Long-term mortgage rates have continued to decline. They are now at 4.55 percent, about where they were this past summer, according to Freddie Mac. [...]
Fri, Dec 28, 2018 3:08:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Houston Chronicle Real Estate News
A roundup of retail real estate activity in the Houston area. [...]
Fri, Dec 28, 2018 6:00:00 AM, Continue reading at the source