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The Most (and Least) Valuable States in America

20-10-2017

The Most (and Least) Valuable States in America

Editor’s Note: This was originally published on RISMedia’s blog, Housecall. See what else is cookin’ now at blog.rismedia.com : Everyone knows location is the most important part of real estate. You can’t change where your house is (all things being equal). You have to consider school districts, crime rates, commute times—the list goes on and on. It can be much simpler when you’re considering buying a home to compare apples to apples so you can... Read more

A $5 million man cave? What New York’s luxury real-estate buyers want right now

20-10-2017

I spoke with several Wall Street professionals and ex-financial industry people in the market to see what luxury items are currently on their list.... Read more

The CEO of start-up WeWork reportedly bragged that he sold more than $100M worth of company shares

20-10-2017

WeWork's CEO was in the spotlight this week after reports from... Read more

Billionaire John Arnold on FEMA response to Harvey: There are a lot of politics involved in drawing flood maps

20-10-2017

Billionaire John Arnold on FEMA response to Harvey: There are a lot of politics involved in drawing flood maps

Billionaire John Arnold on FEMA response to Harvey: There are a lot of politics involved in drawing flood maps To view this site, you need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser, and either the Flash Plugin or an HTML5-Video enabled browser. Download the latest Flash player and try again. You May Like ‹ 26:01 26:01 | 7:00 AM ET Wed, 18 Oct 2017 04:38 04:38 | 8:36 AM ET Fri,... Read more

House flipping is making a comeback thanks to rising home prices

20-10-2017

House flipping, which declined after the financial crisis in 2008, is on the rise again, thanks to low interest rates and rising home prices . And with the renewed interest comes investors looking for a high return. But the real estate strategy — in which a home is bought, renovated and resold quickly — requires fast access to money, and developers are willing to pay higher interest rates for it. The loans are backed by... Read more

Rebound in Houston home sales fuels uptick nationally

20-10-2017

"There are many investors looking to buy properties as-is, damaged property, at discounted prices, and there were some home sellers willing to take that bite," said Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the Realtors association.... Read more

Chinese property boom is propping up President Xi Jinping's hopes for the economy

20-10-2017

Ocean Flower Island is a vision of luxury, Chinese-style. A man-made archipelago off the coast of the tropical island of Hainan in the South China Sea, it will boast thousands of apartments, 28 museums and 58 hotels including one which is "7-star level" and another shaped like a European castle. Gold-painted Mercedes golf carts whisk potential customers to the sales centre for the project, where Chinese developer Evergrande Real Estate is leading construction. Inside the... Read more

 

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