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....
The Appraisal Institute has released an updated research tool to assist appraisers and users of appraisal services in understanding market reactions to green and energy efficient homes
The Appraisal Institute has released an updated research tool to assist appraisers and users of appraisal services in understanding market reactions to green and energy efficient homes. In updating the AI Reports Residential Green and Energy Efficient Addendum, the Appraisal Institute intends to... more
In view of the evaporation of affordable homeownership options in the nation’s capital, the District of Columbia Council is considering a bill that would provide tax credits to individuals or companies that invest in community development financial institutions (CDFIs) involved in affordable... more
New York’s state government is seeking to expand homeownership opportunities in its upstate metro areas with a new $5 million Graduate to Homeownership Program to help recent college graduates become first-time homeowners
New York’s state government is seeking to expand homeownership opportunities in its upstate metro areas with a new $5 million Graduate to Homeownership Program to help recent college graduates become first-time homeowners.   The pilot program, which will be available in eight upstate cities... more
San Francisco has committed to spend $44 million to construct homes for its public school employees.   According to a San Francisco Examiner report, Mayor Ed Lee announced that the city will build building 135 affordable units at the former Francis Scott Key Elementary School in the Outer Sunset... more