NYC brokers optimistic about real estate market despite inventory and interest rate concerns
REBNY's First Quarter of 2015 Broker Confidence Index Survey was released earlier this week.
Brent Lomas April 30, 2015
Portland metro area had the tightest rental market in the US in the first quarter
A number of Florida metros also saw low rental vacancy rates.
Monika Warzecha April 30, 2015
Here’s what $195 million can buy you in the Los Angeles housing market
If this property sells, it will take the title of most expensive from an 18-acre estate in East Hampton.
Brent Lomas April 28, 2015
March sales of new single-family homes in the US rise 19.4 percent over last year
The median sale price last month was $277,400.
Monika Warzecha April 24, 2015
Looking for a five-star living experience? Find out about Bleu Ciel’s resort-style amenites
From a residents-only spa to a 10,000-bottle wine cellar with tasting rooms.
NAR: US home sales in March surge to highest annual rate in last year and a half
The median sale price in March $212,100, a 7.8 percent over last year.
Monika Warzecha April 23, 2015
Rent-stabilized buildings may have zero hikes this year
Other special housing like Single Room Occupancy units could have rents frozen or reduced.
Brent Lomas April 20, 2015
US housing starts waver in March, declining 2.5 percent year-over-year
However, they did experience a modest month-to-month boost.
Monika Warzecha April 16, 2015
These darling NYC neighborhood sketches from CORE will melt your heart
“Places” features illustrations by Todd Selby in the spirit of his popular project “The Selby.”
Brent Lomas April 16, 2015
Steps from Midtown Manhattan, Toll Brothers City Living launches The Sutton
Occupancy is on-track for late 2016.
REBNY: NYC residential sales surge in first quarter
New York is seeing sales growth in all property types and the numbers are not solely being driven by Manhattan sales.
Brent Lomas April 14, 2015
Map: Florida and Texas metro areas recorded major population growth between 2013 and 2014
Six of the 20 metro areas that saw the largest percentage increases were in the Sunshine State.
Monika Warzecha April 10, 2015
Airbnb expands into Cuba with over 1,000 listings open to licensed US travelers
Canadians currently can't use the rental service.
Monika Warzecha April 2, 2015
NAR: Pending home sales in the US surged 12 percent in February
The chief economist at the association says this is very good news.
Monika Warzecha April 1, 2015
Gotham West releases The Collection, luxury residences with exclusive services
The Collection is a curated selection of two- and three-bedroom homes with the absolute best views and layouts in the building.
Have laptop, will travel: The rise of the humble, glossy micro-unit in 7 major US cities
Looking at micro-unit policies and developments in seven US cities, from an experimental program in New York to Seattle's 90-square-foot shoeboxes.
Joyce Chen March 31, 2015
20,000 NYC housing units approved for construction in 2014, with Brooklyn leading the way
Brooklyn was the undisputed king of the boroughs for the third straight year, with 37 percent of all rubber-stamped residential units in 2014.
Joyce Chen March 26, 2015
New home sales in US hit a seven-year peak in February
New single-family home sales rose 7.8 percent from January to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 539,000.
Joyce Chen March 24, 2015
Lennar bets on rentals, as homeownership rate falls and the rental market surges
Lennar Corp. has 20,000 rental apartments in the construction pipeline with a value exceeding $5.5 billion.
Joyce Chen March 23, 2015
Two Ten West 77 nearly 50 percent sold after buyer-centric redesign
In the past 10 days, eleven units within the 18-story condominium have sold.
NAR: Median sale price for a US home climbs 7.5 percent in February
The association warns low supply levels are hurting would-be buyers as prices continue to rise.
Monika Warzecha March 23, 2015
Rental costs in major US metros have surged since 2009 with New York leading the way
The metro NYC area experienced a 50 percent jump, an increase that wasn't matched by incomes.
Monika Warzecha March 19, 2015
NAR study paints revealing portrait of Millennial home buyers in the United States
Typically, Millennials purchased a 1,720-square foot home costing $189,900.
Monika Warzecha March 11, 2015
Backpacking the Big Apple: New bill aims to bring hostels back to NYC
City Councilman Mark Weprin (D-Queens) introduced a bill that would allow dormitory-style lodgings with four to eight beds in each room, shared bathrooms and communal eating areas.
Joyce Chen March 10, 2015
Looking for a home with a view? Check out the new elevated lots at King Oaks
The private homesites range in size from one- to two-acres.
Knight Frank: New York’s luxury home market is No. 1 in the world
The value of premium residential property in the Big Apple climbed 18.8 percent between December 2013 and December 2014, compared to the global average of 2 percent.
Joyce Chen March 5, 2015
The 10 US ZIP codes where flipping houses nabbed the highest returns in Q4
Watch for the metro areas of Baltimore and St. Louis.
Monika Warzecha March 4, 2015
Big dreams: Trulia poll finds 43 percent of Americans would prefer a larger home
From Millennials to Boomers, many respondents had an ideal home that was bigger than their current quarters.
Monika Warzecha February 27, 2015