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....
This year got off on the right foot for the Southern Nevada housing market
This year got off on the right foot for the Southern Nevada housing market, as the Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors (GLVAR) reported a relatively rare January jump in home prices.   According to GLVAR, the median price of existing single-family homes sold during January through its... more
A federal jury convicted real estate investor Thomas Joyce for his role in a conspiracy to rig bids at public real estate foreclosure auctions held in Contra Costa County, Calif.
A federal jury convicted real estate investor Thomas Joyce for his role in a conspiracy to rig bids at public real estate foreclosure auctions held in Contra Costa County, Calif.   The Department of Justice (DOJ) accused Joyce of being part of a conspiracy that negotiated payoffs for agreeing not... more
A philanthropic effort co-founded by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Dr. Priscilla Chan, is aiming its financial generosity at those facing eviction in the San Francisco Bay Area
A philanthropic effort co-founded by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Dr. Priscilla Chan, is aiming its financial generosity at those facing eviction in the San Francisco Bay Area.   According to a San Jose Mercury News report, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is donating $3.1 million to... more
Approximately 6.5 percent of home build before 2000 and 10.3 percent of homes built in the 1990s were transitioned from owner-occupied into rental properties, according to a new study from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Research Institute for Ho
Approximately 6.5 percent of home build before 2000 and 10.3 percent of homes built in the 1990s were transitioned from owner-occupied into rental properties, according to a new study from the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Research Institute for Housing America (RIHA).   The study also... more