Real Estate News

Source: San Francisco Chronicle Real Estate News
This home in Berkeley’s Elmwood neighborhood enjoys an open floor plan complemented by original details. Five skylights and large windows keep the interior feeling bright and airy, and the home includes fresh paint, a newly added second bedroom and a freshly completed second bathroom. Read more at www.2321derby.com. Listing agent: Kathleen [...]
Fri, Mar 15, 2019 10:04:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Real Estate News
An elevator takes residents directly to the threshold of this stylish condominium framing Coit Tower and the Transamerica Building. Calacatta gold marble and walnut cabinetry finish a kitchen equipped with Sub-Zero, Thermador and Wolf appliances. Australian wool carpeting lines an owner’s suite. Listing agent: Don DeFranco, Sotheby’s International Realty, 415-722-7259, don.defranco@ sothebyshomes.com. [...]
Fri, Mar 15, 2019 10:04:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Houston Chronicle Real Estate News
The share of people tapping into the equity in their home by increasing the amount of their loan -- what's known as "cash-out" refinance -- is nearing its historical high, said Freddie Mac in its quarterly refinance report. People are using the money to pay off bills. [...]
Fri, Mar 15, 2019 12:17:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Houston Chronicle Real Estate News
Mortgage rates declined to the lowest level since February of last year, reports Freddie Mac. [...]
Thu, Mar 14, 2019 8:23:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Los Angeles Times Real Estate News
Professor Chris Mayer has a lesson for ­homeowners: Reverse mortgages, which let older Americans tap their home equity without selling or moving, aren’t as risky as some say. In an online video, he brushes aside “common misconceptions,” including fears about losing your home. Mayer, a real estate... [...]
Thu, Mar 14, 2019 12:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Houston Chronicle Real Estate News
In 1957, the same year the Sputnik launched, Donald Stotler built a house in Glenbrook Valley. He was so enthralled with the space race that he commissioned a Sputnik light fixture for his mid-century home, and the oft-photographed home became known as the Sputnik house. It is now hitting the [...]
Wed, Mar 13, 2019 2:15:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Los Angeles Times Real Estate News
San Diego County had the second-most home price reductions in the nation so far in 2019, said research from real estate website Trulia. Price reductions are more common in the winter months, but San Diego County hasn’t seen as many cutbacks since 2014 when the market was still crawling out [...]
Tue, Mar 12, 2019 8:45:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Houston Chronicle Real Estate News
Houston is home to the country's second-fastest growing life science cluster, according to a new report by CBRE. Investment in the sector has been growing, as venture capital funding surged 86 percent over the past year. [...]
Tue, Mar 12, 2019 11:34:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Houston Chronicle Real Estate News
There is significant downward pressure on the demand for homeownership in Houston, according to the latest national index produced by Florida Atlantic University. [...]
Mon, Mar 11, 2019 2:28:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Houston Chronicle Real Estate News
Flower Child has inked a 3,500-square-foot lease in Market at Houston Heights for its third Houston location. Opening is planned for early next year in the 30,000-square-foot lifestyle development going up at 1533 N. Shepherd Drive in the Heights. [...]
Mon, Mar 11, 2019 1:48:00 PM, Continue reading at the source