- U.S. apartment vacancy rate rose to 4.3 percent in the third quarter from 4.2 percent in the preceding quarter, real estate research firm Reis Inc said on Thursday.
DUBAI - While Dubai continues to pump out sumptuous new apartment blocks, for a rising number of expatriates the city no longer offers the luxury lifestyle that lured many foreigners to the Gulf.
WASHINGTON, Sept 17 - U.S. housing starts fell more than expected in August, but a rebound in building permits pointed to sustained strength in the housing market, which should support economic growth.
NEW YORK - Not even a rate hike from the Federal Reserve is expected to cool off the hot New York commercial real estate market, where demand remains high, industry executives say.
SAN FRANCISCO - Applications for U.S. home mortgages fell last week as interest rate edged lower, an industry group said on Wednesday.
NEW YORK - U.S. homebuilder sentiment rose in September to its highest in nearly a decade as traffic from potential buyers gained ground, the National Association of Home Builders said on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Senate on Tuesday unanimously approved legislation that would suspend the current compensation for the heads of the government-controlled mortgage finance companies Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac following the disclosure of huge pay raises for the officials.
- Middle-class homeowners may be exempt from a proposed property tax hike in Chicago, with higher-income homeowners and commercial property owners paying most of the roughly $500 million tax increase planned, Crain's Chicago Business reported on Monday.
NEW YORK - Applications for U.S. home mortgages fell last week as interest rates rose, an industry group said on Wednesday.
SEATTLE - Seattle's mayor unveiled an affordable housing plan on Tuesday aimed at creating 20,000 new living units for low-income city dwellers over the next decade, more than a quarter of them to be paid for by private developers.
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