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  • US home construction reaches strongest pace in a year, but falls in the West November 17, 2017
    The building of multi-family properties jumped 37.4% in October. Construction of single-family houses increased 5.3%. Still, the building of new homes has done little to alleviate the growing shortage of existing homes for sale. This shortage has started to stifle the broader real estate market. Purchases of ...
  • On the move: What the post-Harvey Houston market means for relo buyers November 17, 2017
    The flood waters might have receded in the Houston area, but some confusion still exists about the local real estate market for some relocation home buyers. Many find it difficult to weigh the images that they saw on national news reports of flooded Houston, against the real estate data that they are now ...
  • You have to pay nearly $1 million just to view these apartments November 17, 2017
    It was built by Sun Hung Kai Properties, Hong Kong's biggest property developer. Real estate brokers told CNNMoney that the huge deposit (which is refundable) applies to 10 luxury apartments in the complex that are set to go under the hammer. "This is an indication of how hot the market is here in ...
  • Housing industry unites against proposed tax reform plan November 17, 2017
    CAR President Geoff McIntosh put it this way, “We are currently reading through the bill as proposed to determine the exact impact it will have on California homeowners and its housing market.” “From what we have seen so far, limiting the mortgage interest deduction to $500,000 will no doubt hurt ...
  • US home construction reaches strongest pace in a year November 17, 2017
    This shortage has started to stifle the broader real estate market. Purchases of existing homes have fallen over the past 12 months, according to the National Association of Realtors. The decline largely reflects that there are 121,600 fewer homes on the market during the same period, a 6.4 percent ...
  • National Real Estate Management Company Invests in Contact Center Cloud Solution from Five9 November 17, 2017
    SAN RAMON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Five9, Inc. (NASDAQ: FIVN), a leading provider of cloud software for the enterprise contact center market, today announced that a rapidly-growing national real estate management company has selected a Five9 contact center cloud solution to support its ...
  • Hot Property: New houses emerge where I-40 demolition occurred November 17, 2017
    Let the record show that the first new "replacement" house to hit the market in Lea's Woods Historic Preservation District is an English cottage-style, two-story home at 2363 Autumn. The three-bedroom, 2.5-bath house plus a flex room and two-car garage is listed at $365,000 with broker Chris Garland of ...
  • Single women buying more homes, even in challenging Nashville real estate market November 17, 2017
    Laura Hall is happy to be one of the growing number of single women buying homes in the Nashville region, but getting the keys to her front door required a few trade-offs. She wanted her first house to be in the Crieve Hall neighborhood close to her work in the 100 Oaks area. And she […]
  • Are Toronto and Vancouver headed for a housing boom? November 17, 2017
    For a brief period after the Foreign Homebuyers Tax was levied August 2016 in Vancouver, the real estate market did cool. But a slow creep has been evident in the region. A similar pattern is visible in Toronto, too, which enacted foreign buyer taxes April 2017. “The Ontario government's Fair Housing ...
  • How long to wait before reducing the price November 17, 2017
    Q. Regarding the question of selling a home to a family member and "the best way to set a fair market value," I was shocked you did not advise getting an appraisal! Yes, a Realtor can complete a market analysis, but the best way is to get an appraisal from a certified real estate appraiser. […]