Real Estate News

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Why renters are struggling so much now

The present troubles for renters are explained in large part by inequities that predate the Covid pandemic. Read Article

Wed, 22 Sep 2021 09:09:18 PDT

Existing home sales fall 2% as first-time buyers are priced out

The share of first-time buyers fell to just 29% of all sales, the lowest since January 2019. Read Article

Wed, 22 Sep 2021 09:21:11 PDT

Stronger mortgage demand points to September surge in home sales

Mortgage demand rose last week as more buyers came into the housing market. Read Article

Wed, 22 Sep 2021 04:00:01 PDT

Evergrande crisis will hurt China's economic growth, says former central bank advisor

A default by Evergrande will have minimal effect on the Chinese financial system, said Li Daokui, a former advisor at the People's Bank of China. Read Article

Tue, 21 Sep 2021 22:10:35 PDT

Rep. Bush, Sen. Warren introduce bill to reinstate federal eviction moratorium

The legislation from Cori Bush and Elizabeth Warren comes after the Supreme Court shot down a Biden administration eviction moratorium. Read Article

Tue, 21 Sep 2021 15:26:21 PDT

Google plans to buy New York office building for $2.1 billion

Google plans to buy a New York City office building for $2.1 billion, the company announced Tuesday. Read Article

Tue, 21 Sep 2021 15:22:24 PDT

China likely won't bail out Evergrande directly unless there's 'far-reaching contagion,' S&P says

Fears over a potential contagion from embattled developer China Evergrande Group dragged down the Hang Seng index in Hong Kong by more than 3% on Monday. Read Article

Tue, 21 Sep 2021 08:22:27 PDT

Banks consider climate risk for home loans, a process called 'underwaterwriting' or 'blue-lining'

Blue-lining is when banks or mortgage lenders draw lines of risk around certain neighborhoods and streets, often without clear disclosure. Read Article

Tue, 21 Sep 2021 08:02:39 PDT

Homebuilder sentiment improves for first time in three months after a big drop in lumber prices

Homebuilder sentiment improved for the first time in three months as lumber prices eased. Read Article

Mon, 20 Sep 2021 07:35:33 PDT

Evergrande collapse could have a 'domino effect' on China's property sector, AllianceBernstein says

Some developers "can't survive much longer" if the refinancing channel remains shut for a prolonged period, warned AllianceBernstein's Jenny Zeng. Read Article

Mon, 20 Sep 2021 15:30:33 PDT