Residential

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway is a dominant figure in the U.S. housing market, and now the company is setting its eyes on our northern neighbor
Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway is a dominant figure in the U.S. housing market, and now the company is setting its eyes on our northern neighbor.   According to a Bloomberg report, Berkshire Hathaway is buying a 38 percent stake in Home Capital Group Inc., a Toronto-based mortgage lender, for... Keep Reading....
For those in search of something grander than a mere home to buy, a celebrated New England ghost town is up for sale—for the third time in three years
For those in search of something grander than a mere home to buy, a celebrated New England ghost town is up for sale—for the third time in three years.   The property in question is Johnsonville, located in the Moodus section of East Haddam, Conn. Johnsonville was a 19th century mill community that... more
RE/MAX Holdings Inc. has announced the appointment of Chief Operating Officer Adam Contos to the role of RE/MAX co-chief executive officer
RE/MAX Holdings Inc. has announced the appointment of Chief Operating Officer Adam Contos to the role of RE/MAX co-chief executive officer, sharing responsibilities with Co-Founder and current Co-CEO Dave Liniger.   RE/MAX Holdings is the parent company of RE/MAX and Motto Franchising, franchisor... more
More customers were seeking home tours and writing offers for home purchases last month
More customers were seeking home tours and writing offers for home purchases last month, according to the latest Redfin Housing Demand Index, which reported a 9.2 percent jump from March to April for a seasonally adjusted level of 121.   According to Redfin, the seasonally adjusted number of buyers... more
Fannie Mae has launched the Healthy Housing Rewards initiative
Fannie Mae has launched the Healthy Housing Rewards initiative, a financial incentive for borrowers who incorporate healthy design features for new or rehabilitated affordable multifamily rental properties.   The initiative, which is part of Fannie Mae’s Sustainable Communities Partnerships and... more