Real Estate


Real Estate: New Home construction highest in 4 years

According to the Commerce Department today the new home construction is highest in four years in September. Housing starts in the U.S. surged 15 percent in September to the highest level in four years.

Elizabethville landlord sues over rental-property inspection law

Elizabethville might appear to be a quaint and quiet place, but a battle has been sizzling in the little northern Dauphin County town for years.

One Of The World's Biggest Commercial Real Estate Investors Is Preparing To Sell   Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/blackstone-commerical-property-sell-2012-7#ixzz20PmQrdkM

Blackstone Group, one of the largest private equity firms in the world and one of the biggest players in the global property market, is preparing to unwind its massive $22 billion U.S. commercial real estate portfolio.

U.S. pending property sales index shows continuing gains

Pending sales of property in the United States had yielded positive results in May, now almost within the level of sales made two years ago, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) in the country said in its latest report published on its website.

Real Estate News: What Home Builders Need

The Wall Street Journal 19.06.2012
U.S. Attractive to Overseas Property Buyers

With 1.9 million houses on the domestic market and U.S. buyers not active, foreign buyers are snapping up some good deals.

Real Estate News: What Home Builders Need

Home Builder Confidence Hits Five-Year High: U.S. home builders’ sentiment increased in June to the highest level in more than five years, the latest in a series of encouraging signs for the housing market.

10 U.S. real estate markets drawing international buyers

Affluent international buyers, attracted by fire-sale prices, are snapping up real estate in some U.S. markets. In a report released today, Inman News identifies 10 markets where public records indicate foreign buyers make up the biggest share of overall buyers.

The DIY guide to playing the U.S. property market

A year or so ago, a couple of friends announced that they had bought a house in Florida. My husband and I were surprised – they had never expressed any desire to own a vacation home down south. But our friends explained that they weren't interested in living in the house. They were going to rent it out and use it as an income property.

Lakewood Ranch makes top 10 real estate list

JOSH SALMAN Bradenton 27.01.2012
Lakewood Ranch makes top 10 real estate list

LAKEWOOD RANCH -- A California-based consulting firm has ranked Lakewood Ranch as one of the top selling master planned communities in the U.S. Lakewood Ranch notched 391 new home sales in 2011, placing it ninth on the list of 50 compiled annually by John Burns Real Estate Consulting. The study is featured on the firm’s national blog.

Should Christie Be Cutting Property Taxes Instead?

Gov. Chris Christie was in a triumphant mood during his State of the State speech as he surveyed his record in "controlling" property taxes.

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