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Source: Houston Chronicle Real Estate News
Builders are pulling back on single-family home construction as the housing market cools, according to Commerce numbers released this morning. The drop in permits for single-family homes was sharpest in the South, where it fell 11 percent year over year. [...]
Thu, May 16, 2019 3:23:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Houston Chronicle Real Estate News
Mortgage rates have seen the largest year-over-year decline since the 2016 Brexit vote sparked market concerns. Today, market concerns are related to the escalating tariff war. [...]
Thu, May 16, 2019 2:50:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Houston Chronicle Real Estate News
Two out of five Houstonians could not come up with $400 in the case of an emergency; 35 percent have reported having problems paying for housing within the past year, according to a Kinder Houston Area survey. [...]
Wed, May 15, 2019 12:09:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Houston Chronicle Real Estate News
The multifamily arm of homebuilding giant Lennar Corp. has purchased a two-acre site just inside the West Loop off San Felipe, records filed with Harris County show. [...]
Tue, May 14, 2019 10:30:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Houston Chronicle Real Estate News
Despite low unemployment rates, more than one in five young adults ages 23 to 37 live with their mothers, according to a Zillow analysis of Census data. [...]
Mon, May 13, 2019 2:28:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Houston Chronicle Real Estate News
Ax throwing, barbecue, craft beer and cider are coming together in the newest phase of Sawyer Yards, an urban enclave spanning several city blocks northwest of downtown. [...]
Mon, May 13, 2019 10:00:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Los Angeles Times Real Estate News
Dear Liz: My mother recently passed away. The title to her home was held in the family trust. My siblings and I are in the process of clearing out the house in preparation for a sale. Do we need to obtain a “step-up” basis appraisal before the sale to use [...]
Sun, May 12, 2019 10:00:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Los Angeles Times Real Estate News
In the high-caliber housing market of Los Angeles, every neighborhood has a distinct style, offering a list of pros and cons that can leave even the surest of buyers second-guessing. Better views lead to longer commutes. Living closer to the action may mean sacrificing space. The Pitch digs into... [...]
Fri, May 10, 2019 1:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Los Angeles Times Real Estate News
The state Coastal Commission on Wednesday levied a record $15.6-million penalty against the owner of an upscale coastal hotel in Santa Monica because the hotel was built without proper permits that include providing for more affordable lodging in the area. The commission, at a meeting in Oxnard,... [...]
Thu, May 09, 2019 3:45:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Los Angeles Times Real Estate News
A long-vacant prime lot on Wilshire Boulevard in Beverly Hills has sold for $130 million to an international partnership that plans to build upmarket condominiums on the site. New York luxury real estate developer Shvo bought the block-long property at 9200 Wilshire Blvd. from New Pacific Realty... [...]
Wed, May 08, 2019 12:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source