Residential

When it comes to paying monthly rent for a residence, the U.S. offers four of the world’s 10 most expensive rental markets.   According to a new study of 87 global cities by the British property firm Nested, San Francisco offered the world’s most expensive rental market, where the monthly rent for... Keep Reading....
Realtor.com is offering its choices for the 10 least polluted and most polluted metro areas
Another week and another Top 10 housing market list. This time, Realtor.com is offering its choices for the 10 least polluted and most polluted metro areas.   For this number crunch, Realtor.com analyzed the 150 largest metros based on the level of toxic chemicals released from factories,... more
The real estate industry mantra “location, location, location” took on a rather toxic hue with ATTOM Data Solutions’ third annual Environmental Hazards Housing Risk Index
The real estate industry mantra “location, location, location” took on a rather toxic hue with ATTOM Data Solutions’ third annual Environmental Hazards Housing Risk Index, which determined that 17.3 million single-family homes and condos with a combined estimated market value of $4.9 trillion are... more
The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) has reported that 13,220 borrowers refinanced their mortgages through the Home Affordable Refinance Program (HARP) during the fourth quarter of 2016
The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) has reported that 13,220 borrowers refinanced their mortgages through the Home Affordable Refinance Program (HARP) during the fourth quarter of 2016, while the number of total refinances in the final three months of last year was 750,769.   Furthermore, 27... more
The precarious state of California’s Oroville Dam has been one of the most dramatic news stories in recent days
The precarious state of California’s Oroville Dam has been one of the most dramatic news stories in recent days. And new data from CoreLogic estimates that if the dam were to completely fail, 50,047 single- and multi-family residential homes could be damaged with an estimated reconstruction cost... more