US housing starts spike in April, reaching their highest peak since 2007
Year-over-year, starts were up by 20.2 percent.
Monika Warzecha May 21, 2015
This Manhattan mansion has a $65 million asking price
Manhattan is full of real estate gems, and this mansion is one of them.
Brent Lomas May 20, 2015
RealtyTrac: Average square footage for a single family home in the US has declined since 2012
The 2015 average is 1,803, down from the peak experienced in 2012.
Monika Warzecha May 14, 2015
New York City now number one in North America for new residential construction
New York City outpaces Toronto by 701 residential suites, with 38,815 multifamily units under construction.
May 13, 2015
Gotham West Market draws residents to Gotham West’s luxury apartments in Midtown West
The motto of the building is “Love where you lease” and it couldn’t be more apt.
Washington, DC and Toronto top list of cities with the most green roof construction for 2014
It's the fourth year in a row that DC took the top spot.
Monika Warzecha May 12, 2015
NAR: Higher US home prices and declining homeownership are intensifying inequality
A typical homeowner’s net worth in 2013 was 36 times greater than that of renters. And the association believes it will grow.
Monika Warzecha May 8, 2015
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
John D’Agostino art exhibit featured at 400 Park Avenue South
What makes the exhibit extra special is that the artist is photographing glass originally salvaged by his grandfather 80 years ago.
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
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
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.
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
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
Steps from Midtown Manhattan, Toll Brothers City Living launches The Sutton
Occupancy is on-track for late 2016.
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
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
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.
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
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