Real Estate

As New York City goes, so goes urban centers across the U.S., according to Ryan Schneider, chief executive of Realogy Holdings. The coronavirus pandemic has pushed city dwellers and potential homebuyers to flee dense areas like New York and parts of California for suburban locations as Americans spend more time at home than before. While
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Pedestrians walk past commercial real estate in Manhattan. Michael Nagle | Bloomberg | Getty Images Delinquencies in commercial mortgage-backed securities last month had their largest one-month surge since Fitch Ratings began tracking the metric nearly 16 years ago. The delinquency rate hit 3.59% in June, an increase from 1.46% in May. New delinquencies totaled $10.8
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Tourists pass by a homeless man sitting on Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, California on June 12, 2020. Mark Ralston | AFP | Getty Images Eviction moratoriums nationwide are set to expire later this month, potentially thrusting tens of thousands of people into a housing crisis.  Congress in March passed a federal mandate prohibiting evictions or foreclosures
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Signage stands outside the Freddie Mac headquarters in McLean, Virginia, U.S., on Monday, May 11, 2020. Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty Images The number of borrowers in government and private sector coronavirus-related mortgage bailouts just fell by the largest weekly volume since these plans were put in place. There are, however, warning signs that
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2-8a Rutland Gate in Knightsbridge was bought by a Hong Kong investor for $264 million Beauchamp Estates London’s prime housing market is seeing strong interest from Hong Kong and mainland Chinese buyers, with real estate agents reporting above-average levels of investment. London-based estate agency Beauchamp Estates reports that over the past 6 months it has sold
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Aerial view of the home of Ghislaine Maxwell in Bradford, New Hampshire. NBC News Ghislaine Maxwell, the accused procurer for dead convicted sex criminal Jeffrey Epstein, was arrested Thursday at a New Hampshire home purchased for $1 million last December by a “legal entity” The entity was created after the homeowner’s real estate agent balked
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Focqus, LLC | iStock | Getty Images New monthly data from apartment rental platform Zumper shows San Francisco rents were down nearly 12% year over year in June, making the city’s decline the largest in the nation, and a record slide for San Francisco.  It’s also the second consecutive month San Francisco rental prices have
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ROBERTO SCHMIDT It’s impossible to think about racial injustice in the U.S. without looking at the distribution of dollars.  In many ways that Americans work to establish themselves financially — through the stock market,  net worth and homeownership — Black families trail White families. “To put it simply, we don’t have a level playing field,” said Evelyn Brodkin, an
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A passenger walks through Reagan National airport as the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to keep airline travel at minimal levels and the U.S. economy contracts in the first quarter at its sharpest pace since the Great Recession, in Washington, April 29, 2020. Kevin Lamarque | Reuters Direction requests Data from navigation tool Apple maps
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Palm Springs’ luxury market is seeing increased activity Getty Here’s the luxury housing market update from realtor.com.  The latest numbers tell a positive story according to Javier Vivas, realtor.com’s director of research. “I was surprised when I saw the data telling us luxury buyers are back in full force.”  As stock market volatility continues Vivas,
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MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA – DECEMBER 03: Actors Ashton Kutcher (L) and Mila Kunis attend the 2018 … [+] Breakthrough Prize at NASA Ames Research Center on December 3, 2017 in Mountain View, California. (Photo by C Flanigan/FilmMagic) FilmMagic The first home Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis bought together is now for sale asking $13.99 million
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NEW YORK, NY – MAY 28: Ryan Serhant is seen at photoshoot in soho on May 28, 2020 in New York City. … [+] (Photo by Raymond Hall/GC Images) GC Images While Bravo made Ryan Serhant a household name, it’s his innovative, forwarding-thinking approach to selling real estate that’s made him one of the top brokers in
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