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These are the five hottest and three coldest markets for home prices in 2021

The Covid-19 pandemic has changed not only how we live but where we live, and that has upended some of the usual trends in housing markets. Read Article

Thu, 21 Jan 2021 14:03:38 PST

Offices are the top choice for Asia-Pacific property investors in 2021, survey finds

Asia-Pacific's real estate investors are most likely to put money into offices in 2021, according to a survey by property investment firm Colliers International. Read Article

Wed, 20 Jan 2021 20:28:50 PST

Biden extends the national ban on evictions through March 2021

President Joe Biden on Wednesday extended the federal ban on housing evictions through March 2021 in one of his first acts following inauguration. Read Article

Wed, 20 Jan 2021 16:19:31 PST

Spike in lumber and land prices causes homebuilder confidence to fall from epic high

The rising costs of getting homes built is making builders less optimistic. Read Article

Wed, 20 Jan 2021 08:31:33 PST

Weekly mortgage refinance demand drops 5% after rates hit highest level since November

Several weeks of rising rates are dousing what was incredibly high demand for refinancing, according to Mortgage Bankers Association data. Read Article

Wed, 20 Jan 2021 04:00:01 PST

Biden looks to give a big boost to homebuyers and builders

President-elect Joe Biden's housing agenda is focused on affordability. Changes to mortgage lending and home construction will be key. Read Article

Wed, 20 Jan 2021 04:51:28 PST

How Miami Mayor Francis Suarez is luring tech players from Silicon Valley and New York

Suarez's schedule and phone have blown up since he accidentally launched a Twitter campaign to make Miami the latest innovation hub in early December. Read Article

Sun, 17 Jan 2021 06:00:01 PST

Manhattan apartment rentals nearly doubled in December

"It's a baby step in the right direction," said Jonathan Miller, CEO of appraisal and research firm Miller Samuel. "The metrics are still very weak." Read Article

Thu, 14 Jan 2021 08:28:27 PST

New York City may turn vacant retail space into Covid testing sites, says real estate mogul

Converting vacant retail space into rapid testing sites could help people feel comfortable going back to restaurants, real estate executive William Rudin said. Read Article

Wed, 13 Jan 2021 09:27:08 PST

Mortgage refinance demand spikes 20% as borrowers fear missing out on record-low rates

After setting more than a dozen record lows last year, mortgage rates began 2021 on an upward climb. That lit a fire under borrowers hoping to refinance. Read Article

Wed, 13 Jan 2021 04:00:14 PST