Real Estate News

Below are the latest real estate news headlines for buyers and sellers.

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Homebuilder sentiment sets another record high in October

The nation's homebuilders are seeing no fall chill in demand from buyers, and that has the industry more confident than ever. Read Article

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 07:00:01 PDT

Bringing the outside into the office: Coronavirus bolsters push towards healthier building design

The coronavirus pandemic has bolstered corporate interest in redesigning work space to simulate nature, have better air filtration systems and use more sustainable materials, according to some office designers. Read Article

Sat, 17 Oct 2020 07:00:01 PDT

She waited half a year for her unemployment benefits. What that delay cost her

One airport bartender applied for unemployment benefits at the start of the coronavirus pandemic, but didn't receive them for six months. Here's how the delay upended her life. Read Article

Sat, 17 Oct 2020 10:15:48 PDT

Kamala Harris attends virtual fundraiser hosted by execs at real estate giant Related Companies

Sen. Kamala Harris took part in a big-money virtual fundraiser with the leaders of Related Companies, one of the biggest real estate investors. Read Article

Fri, 16 Oct 2020 15:00:02 PDT

Hotels on demand: Operators are selling 'subscriptions' to lure back visitors

InterContinental Hotels Group, Marriott and Accor are among the major names that have launched or are considering monthly payment plans, as the hotel industry tries to attract restless remote workers ready for a change of scene. Read Article

Fri, 16 Oct 2020 02:12:34 PDT

'Hottest real estate market in the world' may be Palm Beach, Florida, brokers say

Home sales in Palm Beach tripled in the third quarter as the wealthy fled the cities and higher-tax states of the Northeast, according to a new report. Read Article

Thu, 15 Oct 2020 08:53:40 PDT

Here are some mortgage refinancing options, even for people with bad credit

"Regardless of credit, it's still worthwhile looking into refinancing as an exercise to save money over time," said Lauren Anastasio, a certified financial planner at SoFi, an online personal finance company. Read Article

Fri, 16 Oct 2020 11:10:42 PDT

How one family's nightmare illustrates the growing threat of real estate wire fraud

One Northern California family preparing to buy a house got the shock of their lives. Money meant for the closing was hijacked, diverted to China and almost lost forever. Read Article

Thu, 15 Oct 2020 11:05:57 PDT

Mortgage rates set yet another record low, but applications fall

Borrowers are clearly used to hearing that mortgage rates set another record low because last week's dip did nothing to spur mortgage demand. Read Article

Thu, 15 Oct 2020 06:36:57 PDT

Shares of China property developer Evergrande dive after announcing discounted new share sale

The cash-strapped company was downgraded by ratings agency S&P Global Rating from "stable" to "negative" recently due to weak liquidity. Read Article

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 21:22:32 PDT