SoCal Residential Real Estate: “What ‘pandemic'”?

SoCal Residential Real Estate: “What ‘pandemic

#RealEstate #California #Market #COVID $Z $NFLX $SPX $SPY $QQQ “People have no apprehension about buying into this market” — Paul Ebeling Zillow (NYSE:Z) anticipates Y 2021 will be the best year for home sales since Y 2006. When it comes to LA real estate, “Sunset” sells even 9 months after the virus caused instant recession. […]

Ski Towns and Resorts are Seeing an Influx of Year-Round Residents

Ski Towns and Resorts are Seeing an Influx of Year-Round Residents

#Ski #towns #resorts #COVID $AMZN $MSFT $TWTR $FB When The China Act of War Virus shuttered parts of the US last March, many companies discovered workers did not need to be in 1 place, the office. And many professional people discovered if you can work anywhere, then you can live anywhere. Some left urban areas for […]

Buy a Vacation Home in Florida, The Sunshine State

Buy a Vacation Home in Florida, The Sunshine State

#vacation #retirement #home #Florida “Here is our Real Estate expert’s guide to the best places to invest in the East Coast’s Sunshine State”— Paul Ebeling You probably know somebody, or know somebody who knows somebody, who has bought a vacation home in Florida, after all, the state boasts 1 of the Top real estate markets in the country. […]

Welcome to the World of Citizenship by Investment and Donation

Welcome to the World of  Citizenship by Investment and Donation

#RealEstate #citizenship #donation #investment #passport #EU There are 10+ countries where you can obtain citizenship simply by buying property. Many of these countries, in addition to offering citizenship by real estate or business investment, have citizenship-by-donation programs too. There are other countries that offer residency following investment, which can later lead to citizenship, these are called […]

Commercial Real Estate Will Be in Trouble Long After COVID-19 has Faded

Commercial Real Estate Will Be in Trouble Long After COVID-19 has Faded

#RealEstate #Commercial #Covid19 #BlackSwan #CBRE “People who used to dress up and go to work in offices are now working from home in pajamas, they like it” — Paul Ebeling Commercial real estate owners, brokers and landlords have collectively made many hundreds of billions of dollars a year in recent years as the economy moved […]

“A lower US dollar will give a shot in the arm to US exports and overall global growth”

“A lower US dollar will give a shot in the arm to US exports and overall global growth”

#global #growth #exports #dollar $USD $EUR $GBP $USO $XAU $GLD The USD is struggling, and the market is betting the Buck has more room to fall. The trade-weighted USD has fallen 7% from its March highs, and we expect it fall at least 15% from the highs. That will give a shot in the arm […]

Savvy Investors Stick With Stocks, Adding Some Gold

Savvy Investors Stick With Stocks, Adding Some Gold

#investors #stocks #earnings #bonds #gold #Fed $SPY $GLD $XAU The S&P 500 (NYSEARCA:SPY) is selling for 28X earnings. That is above the 25-yr MA of 25 but implies an equivalent interest rate of 3.6%. The 10-yr Treasury yield is less than 0.7%, and the Fed is committed to keeping rates low. Stocks outperform bonds by a wide margin […]

Round Out That Portfolio Buy Parking Some Money in High Dividend Stocks

Round Out That Portfolio Buy Parking Some Money in High Dividend Stocks

#stocks, #portfolio #money #dividend # defensive #investors $EARN, $ABR, $CMO Here are a few high-yield dividend stocks for investors looking to find some protection for their portfolio. These are stocks with a specific set of clear attributes, that frequently indicate a strong defensive profile: a high dividend yield, over 11%; a Buy rating; and a Northside […]

Signature Real Estate is Back, Housing Market Recovers

Signature Real Estate is Back, Housing Market Recovers

The luxury side of the housing market is getting strong again, according to a new report.  Potential homebuyers with big money have been sitting on the sidelines due to The China Virus quarantines and lockdowns. But as the country reopens, they are house hunting, according to a new report by Realtor.com released Thursday. “After being […]

Economic Trends: SoCal Pending Home Sales Rise 8th Week Running

Economic Trends: SoCal Pending Home Sales Rise 8th Week Running

$Z Southern California house hunters put 5% more homes into escrow in the most recent wk, the 8th straight weekly increase, as the buying pace now is running just 2% shy of Y 2019. Zillow’s (NASDAQ:Z) weekly report on activity from brokers’ listing services in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino counties shows the […]

Real Estate: What Wealthy Buyers Look for in Times of Crisis

Real Estate:  What Wealthy Buyers Look for in Times of Crisis

Luxury bunkers, isolated compounds, and other high-end features for doomsday scenarios The coronavirus crisis is changing daily life around the globe in dramatic ways—and homeowners and buyers are thinking about how they might make changes, too, to their properties, to be better prepared for disaster scenarios. Survivalist prepping is nothing new for many high-net-worth individuals. […]

There is a Real Crisis in the Commercial Real Estate Sector Driven by the Coronavirus

There is a Real Crisis in the Commercial Real Estate Sector Driven by the Coronavirus

In just a few weeks, the lives of The People have changed in ways they had never imagined. People can no longer meet, work, eat, shop, and socialize as they used to. The working world moved rapidly from business as usual to cautious travel, office closures, and work-from-home mandates. Instead of traveling and going out to […]

S&P Sees Dubai Property Prices Dropping to Marks Seen in 2010

S&P Sees Dubai Property Prices Dropping to Marks Seen in 2010

The Covid-19 outbreak is adding to the strain on Dubai’s real estate market The widening coronavirus pandemic could see Dubai property prices falling to marks last seen 10 yrs ago, according to S&P Global Ratings. “We believe real estate prices are approaching levels seen at the bottom of the last cycle in 2010, and are […]

The Coronavirus Pandemic Effect on NYC and Los Angeles Residential Real Estate

The Coronavirus Pandemic Effect on NYC and Los Angeles Residential Real Estate

Commerce in the residential real estates sector in many states across the nation has broken down. Especially hard hit is Los Angeles and NYC. The coronavirus COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic has all but completely upended the business of being a real estate agent. In NYC deals are falling through and agents struggle to sell over coronavirus […]

Luxury Real Estate in Paris Offers Good Value and Investment Stability

Luxury Real Estate in Paris Offers Good Value and Investment Stability

High-end home values in Paris jumped last year, as wealthy buyers were drawn to the city’s good value and investment stability, according to a report Thursday from Savills in London. Values of prime properties defined as those priced at $2.2-M and up in the French capital rose 6.4% in Y 2019, compared to 4.5% during […]

US Household Net Worth Climbs to $113.8-T on Real Estate

US Household Net Worth Climbs to $113.8-T on Real Estate

Rising real estate prices helped drive US household wealth to $113.8-T in the July through October frame, a report by the Fed showed Thursday. That compares to an downwardly revised $113.3-T net worth for households in Q-2 of Y 2019, the Fed said. The US economy is experiencing its longest expansion on record and households and households […]

Brexit takes wrecking ball to British housing market

Brexit takes wrecking ball to British housing market

As Britain’s deadline to leave the European Union approaches, property prices have slowed or dropped, especially in London, with sector analysts warning of worse to come if Britain crashes out of the bloc without a deal. “The market is at a standstill,” said Beatrice Caboche, director at real estate company Barnes UK. Average property sales […]

Dubai developers race to lure buyers as downturn bites

Dubai developers race to lure buyers as downturn bites

Dubai, a city defined by its glittering towers and man-made islands, is stuck in a five-year property downturn with no end in sight, drawing warnings of an industry reckoning that will see weaker players fail. Property developers are slashing prices and offering ultra-easy financing to lure customers, while concerned authorities have stepped in with incentives […]

US home construction hits 12-year high in August

US home construction hits 12-year high in August

US home construction in August hit its fastest pace in 12 years amid a surge in the building of apartment houses, official data showed Friday. Meanwhile, permits for construction, a sign of supply in the pipeline, also bounded higher, with the multi-family segment likewise leading the way, the Commerce Department reported. The late-summer construction rush […]

Low Mortgage Rates Increase Homes Bought In The U.S.

Low Mortgage Rates Increase Homes Bought In The U.S.

Re-sales of homes in the United States beat analyst predictions last month. Information released Wednesday by the National Association of Realtors revealed sales of previously-owned homes edged up 2.5% in July, as mortgage rates offset the affordability crunch caused by high home prices at the margins. Existing home sales occurred at a 5.42 million seasonally-adjusted […]

Qatar Construction Increases With Permit Issuance Up 51%

Qatar Construction Increases With Permit Issuance Up 51%

The Planning and Statistics Authority’s recently released data shows 51% general increase in July 2019 in number of building permits issued when compared to June this year.     The Planning and Statistics Authority (PSA) published the fifty-fifth issue of the monthly statistics of Building Permits and Building Completion certificates issued by all municipalities of the […]

U.S. Housing Value Growth Slows

U.S. Housing Value Growth Slows

Home value appreciation has slowed each month this year, and is at its lowest level since 2015 – The rate of year-over-year home value growth has fallen in each of the past seven months. The median U.S. home is worth $229,000, up 5.2% from this time last year. – Rents grew 1.9% on an annual […]

Henley Investments Acquires Property On Ocean Drive, Miami

Henley Investments Acquires Property On Ocean Drive, Miami

Henley Investments, a leading private equity real estate firm based in the UK and the US, has announced the acquisition of their fourth boutique hotel in Miami in partnership with Life House, the venture-backed, technology-enabled hotel management company. The largest US hotel acquisition to-date by Henley with a total project capitalization in excess of $40M (including acquisition and renovation […]

Private Markets Come of Age

Private Markets Come of Age

FLASH: McKinsey’s annual review reveals an expanding and developing industry; more tools for managed money and investors. Note: Private markets, including PE, debt, infrastructure, real estate, and natural resources. Private markets stayed strong in 2018. True, fundraising was down 11%. But $778-B of new capital flowed in. Investors have a new motivation to allocate to […]

Florida Real Estate Report

Florida Real Estate Report

Florida’s housing market reported rising median prices, fewer days to contract and a continuing tight supply of inventory in June, according to the latest housing data released by Florida Realtors®. “Florida is still experiencing a shortfall in for-sale homes in many local housing markets and that continues to put upward pressure on median prices,” said […]

Australia: Will Rates Burst the Real Estate Bubble

Australia: Will Rates Burst the Real Estate Bubble

Australia: Will Rates Burst the Real Estate Bubble Banks in Australia are gearing up for slight increases in interest rates, but in an overly inflated market this may well mean disaster for many and a correction in prices across the country. The smaller lenders are already moving rates higher but so far the big 4 […]

Is US Real Estate Signalling a Bubble

Is US Real Estate Signalling a Bubble

Is US Real Estate Signalling a Bubble ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s premier property database, today released its Q2 2018 U.S. Home Affordability Report, which shows that the U.S. home prices in the second quarter were at the least affordable level since Q3 2008. The report calculates an affordability index based on percentage […]

Florida Top of Fastest-Growing Luxury Real Estate Markets

Florida Top of Fastest-Growing Luxury Real Estate Markets

Interest from prospective home buyers in Northern states have propelled two Florida counties — Sarasota and Collier — to the top of the nation’s fastest-growing luxury housing markets, according to the May 2018 Luxury Home Index from realtor.com®, The Home of Home Search℠. In May, the top 5 percent most expensive home prices in Sarasota […]

Philippines: Ayala Outperforms

Philippines: Ayala Outperforms

Property giant Ayala Land Inc. grew its first quarter net profit by 17 percent year-on-year to P6.52 billion, driven by the double-digit expansion of the residential development and commercial leasing businesses. Total revenues also increased by 17 percent year-on-year to P36.98 billion, Ayala Land disclosed to the Philippine Stock Exchange on Tuesday. Property development revenues […]

Rowsley Limited (SGX:A50) Trading Outlook

Rowsley Limited (SGX:A50) Trading Outlook

Rowsley Limited (SGX:A50) Trading Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. Short term: Prices are moving. Intermediate term: Prices are trending. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the downside. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 0.12. The projected upper bound is: 0.12. The projected lower bound is: 0.10. […]

Rowsley Limited (SGX:A50) HEFFX Trading Outlook

Rowsley Limited (SGX:A50) HEFFX Trading Outlook

Rowsley Limited (SGX:A50) HEFFX Trading Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards. Short term: Prices are moving. Intermediate term: Prices are trending. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the downside. The projected upper bound is: 0.13. The projected lower bound is: 0.11. The projected closing price is: 0.12. Rowsley Ltd. is a […]

CapitaLand Limited (SGX:C31) Going Cashless In China

CapitaLand Limited (SGX:C31) Going Cashless In China

CapitaLand Limited (SGX:C31) Going Cashless In China Capitaland has struck an alliance with China UnionPay to enable cashless payment in China through the former’s cardless rewards programme, CapitaStar, at the IE Singapore – CapitaLand Tech & Innovation Summit in Beijing on Friday. CapitaLand also sealed technology collaborations with leading Chinese players, which include launching a […]

Rowsley Limited (SGX:A50) Trading Outlook

Rowsley Limited (SGX:A50) Trading Outlook

Rowsley Limited (SGX:A50) Trading Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are trending. The projected upper bound is: 0.14. The projected lower bound is: 0.12. The projected closing price is: 0.13. Rowsley Ltd. is a real estate company. The principal activities of the Company are investments, […]

Robert Mueller Warned, “Stay out of President Trump’s Real Estate Business, or…”

Robert Mueller Warned, “Stay out of President Trump’s Real Estate Business, or…”

Robert Mueller Warned, “Stay out of President Trump’s Real Estate Business, or…” Attorney Jay Sekulow, a Key member of President Trump’s Legal Team involving the Russia probe was quoted saying they would challenge special counsel Robert Mueller if he steers the investigation into anything they consider “outside the scope” of the investigation, specifically into the […]

Rowsley Limited (SGX:A50) HEFFX Highlights

Rowsley Limited (SGX:A50) HEFFX Highlights

Rowsley Limited (SGX:A50) HEFFX Highlights Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Short term: Prices are moving. Intermediate term: Prices are trending. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the upside. The projected upper bound is: 0.14. The projected lower bound is: 0.12. The projected closing price is: 0.13. Rowsley Ltd. is a real […]

Rowsley Limited (SGX:A50) Trading Outlook

Rowsley Limited (SGX:A50) Trading Outlook

Rowsley Limited (SGX:A50) Trading Outlook Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Short term: Prices are stalling. Intermediate term: Prices are trending.   The projected upper bound is: 0.15. The projected lower bound is: 0.12. The projected closing price is: 0.13. Rowsley Ltd. is a real estate company. The principal activities of the Company are […]

Commercial Real Estate Review

Commercial Real Estate Review

Vendors of commercial real estate assets continue to attract a diverse group of eager buyers deploying an abundant supply of capital across asset classes and geographical boundaries. In some markets, scarcity of product has resulted in peak pricing, leading some investors to look further afield in a world of shrinking returns – and to take […]

Dubai Property: New Projects Flourish

Dubai Property: New Projects Flourish

Dubai Property: New Projects Flourish Property developers in Dubai showcased new multi-billion-dollar mega-projects on Monday despite falling prices, in the hope of stimulating demand and helping to end a three-year market downturn. Exhibitors at the three-day Cityscape Global showed off models of high-end skyscrapers and even “Floating Venice”, a resort complete with underwater suites. The […]

US Real Estate Report

US Real Estate Report

US existing homes sales fell in July for the second straight month as high prices and tight supply kept would-be homeowners from signing on the dotted line, industry figures showed Thursday. The National Association of Realtors said prices continued to rise faster than incomes in much of the United States, with most homes selling in […]

Rowsley Limited (SGX:A50) HEFFX Highlights

Rowsley Limited (SGX:A50) HEFFX Highlights

Rowsley Limited (SGX:A50) HEFFX Highlights Shares of Rowsley Ltd (A50.SI) are on watch as the Tenkan Line has moved below the Kijun line, indicating negative momentum for the equity. Rowsley Ltd moved -0.001 in the most recent session and touched 0.108 on a recent tick. The Tenkan Line or Tenkan Sen (Sen means line in […]

Global Logistic Properties Ltd (SGX:MC0) HEFFX Highlights

Global Logistic Properties Ltd (SGX:MC0) HEFFX Highlights

Global Logistic Properties Ltd (SGX:MC0) HEFFX Highlights Nesta Investment, the Chinese consortium making a SGD16bn (€9.96bn) bid for Global Logistic Properties (GLP), announced today that it intends to expand GLP into new markets, potentially in Europe. In its first public statement on future plans for GLP, Nesta said it has plans to increase the company’s […]

Supervalu Shares Rose 49 Cents

Supervalu Shares Rose 49 Cents

A Minnesota-based grocery company is making a power play in the Chicago area, stepping into the void being left by the bankrupt Central Grocers, a nearly century-old grocery cooperative that’s closed up shop. Supervalu Holdings has entered into an agreement to buy Central Grocers’ massive distribution center in Joliet for $61 million. Supervalu reported fiscal first-quarter net […]

Abacus Property Group (ASX:ABP) HEFFX Highlights

Abacus Property Group (ASX:ABP) HEFFX Highlights

Abacus Property Group (ASX:ABP) HEFFX Highlight Abacus Property Group’s ROE of 19.2% over the past year stood above the industry average of 13.61%. Often called the ‘mother of all ratios’, Return on Equity tells you how much capital is created in percentage terms for the amount committed by a shareholder to a company. But there […]

Lendlease Group (ASX:LLC) Leads New Melbourne Metro

Lendlease Group (ASX:LLC) Leads New Melbourne Metro

Lendlease Group (ASX:LLC) Leads New Melbourne Metro Lendlease to lead new Melbourne Metro The construction and finance giants chosen to build the now dumped East West Link will take the reigns of Melbourne’s new $11 billion rail tunnel, the state government has announced. Premier Daniel Andrews on Sunday said that a consortium led by Lendlease […]

Goodman Group (ASX:GMG) To Repurchase Goodman PLUS

Goodman Group (ASX:GMG) To Repurchase Goodman PLUS

Goodman Group (ASX:GMG) To Repurchase Goodman PLUS Goodman Group (ASX:GMG) says it intends to repurchase all Goodman PLUS ASX quoted hybrid securities by 2 October 2017. The company says it will issue an Issue Realisation Notice on or before 21 July 2017. The last trading day of Goodman PLUS on the ASX will be 21 […]

China Drives Real Estate Values in Australia

China Drives Real Estate Values in Australia

China Drives Real Estate Values in Australia Statistics show Chinese buyers purchased $23.8 billion worth of Australian property in the 2016 financial year compared with $18.4 billion in the previous year, according to the website, as cited by Business Insider Australia. While demand remains high, China’s property investments in Australia are unlikely to remain at […]

Dubai Real Estate Report

Dubai Real Estate Report

Dubai Land Department, DLD, has announced the launch of an awareness campaign for its ‘Dubai Brokers’ application, the first of its kind in the world. ‘Dubai Brokers’ is the most important application issued by DLD for providing accurate and up-to-date information on licensed Dubai real estate brokers and real estate companies that have been approved […]

Hong Kong Real Estate Report

Hong Kong Real Estate Report

Paul Chan Mo-po, today repeated his warning for home buyers to be cautious, saying the property market is “irrationally stimulated.” Chan urged buyers to be careful about what they can afford, adding that further price rises are likely. “The fundamentals of the property market have been changed, both in terms of supply and in terms […]

Cheung Kong Property Holdings Ltd (HKG:1113) HEFFX Highlights

Cheung Kong Property Holdings Ltd (HKG:1113) HEFFX Highlights

Cheung Kong Property Holdings Ltd (HKG:1113) HEFFX Highlights Cheung Kong Property Holdings will raise the price of its third batch of Ocean Pride apartments by 10 per cent, a week after selling out all 842 of the project’s earlier units, a marketing strategy that underscores the expectation that Hong Kong’s record home prices won’t succumb […]

China Real Estate News

China Real Estate News

China Real Estate News Hong Kong-based newspaper Ta Kung Pao issued an article on May 12, 2017, mentioning that Chinese real estate developer Country Garden Holdings Company Limited reported sales of 150.7 billion yuan (approx. US$21.8 billion) for the first three months of 2017, maintaining its industry leadership. A month later, the company achieved another […]

Hong Kong Real Estate Report

Hong Kong Real Estate Report

Hong Kong Real Estate Report Henderson Land Development (0012) paid a record HK$23.28 billion for the government’s Murray Road five-story public car park today The Lands Department announced that the site offers about 2,880 square meters and is designated for non-industrial uses. The price paid by billionaire Lee Shau-kee’s company translates to HK$51,600 per square […]

Thailand Hotel Real Estate News: Park Hyatt

Thailand Hotel Real Estate News: Park Hyatt

Thailand Hotel Real Estate News: Park Hyatt Park Hyatt Bangkok opened its doors today, marking the first Park Hyatt hotel in Thailand. The hotel is centrally located in the heart of the Thai capital’s central business district. Park Hyatt Bangkok features contemporary architecture matched by luxurious residential interiors, expertly curated art, world-class food and wine, […]

Hotel News: Six Senses Coming to USA

Hotel News:  Six Senses Coming to USA

Hotel News: Six Senses Coming to USA Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas creates places in which to reconnect, in settings of incredible natural beauty together with exceptional guest experiences. whilst being part of the local fabric and culture, Six Senses is very much in tune with the wider world. It offers crafted guest experiences to stimulate, […]

Christie Brinkley: Beverly Hills city of Wellth

Christie Brinkley: Beverly Hills city of Wellth

Christie Brinkley: Beverly Hills city of Wellth A Citywide Initiative Highlighting The Luxury Destination’s World-Class Health And Wellness Offerings. Kicking off with an expert panel discussion featuring Supermodel and Actress, Christie Brinkley, the city will offer a host of experiences at hotels, restaurants, and spas throughout the summer. Iconic Supermodel Christie Brinkley, a vegetarian since the […]

Hotel News: Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR) in Oahu

Hotel News: Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR) in Oahu

Hotel News: Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR) in Oahu Offering mid-century modern design with island influences, this stylish hotel is a 6-minute walk from Waikiki Beach and 3 miles from Diamond Head hiking area. Airy, colorful rooms have balconies and tropical accents, and feature flat-screen TVs and free Wi-Fi, as well as sitting areas and minifridges. […]

Real Estate Investing: Guaranteed Returns

Real Estate Investing: Guaranteed Returns

Investing in Real Estate, Dubai and Thailand Very low interest rates make investments in properties a very interesting option. Even better, HEFFX has on offer some very high, guaranteed Return on Investment (ROI) deals that guarantee your return for 5 to 10 years. The property markets we have selected are very stable with considerable upside […]

US Real Estate: Americans are Planning to Buy Homes

US Real Estate: Americans are Planning to Buy  Homes

US Real Estate: Americans are Planning to Buy a Homes [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Over half (54 percent) of Americans say they are likely to buy a home in the next five years, up 12 percent compared to the results of last year’s survey Over three quarters of buyers set a budget before beginning their home search and […]

Real Estate: One Bangkok is a Stunning Development

Real Estate: One Bangkok is a Stunning Development

Real Estate: One Bangkok is a Stunning Development A once-in-a-generation development, One Bangkok is a fully integrated district ideally located in prime central Bangkok at the corner of Wireless Road and Rama IV, right next to Lumphini Park, with unsurpassed accessibility through direct connections to the MRT. Starting with a comprehensive master plan and iconic […]

Dubai Real Estate News: Jumeirah Beach

Dubai Real Estate News: Jumeirah Beach

Dubai Real Estate News: Jumeirah Beach Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum today launched a new beachfront entertainment destination located at Jumeirah beach near Burj Al Arab in Dubai, that features MGM and Bellagio hotels. Sheikh Mohammed was accompanied by H.H. […]

Abu Dhabi Approves Shams Marina, 5-Star Hotel Projects

Abu Dhabi Approves Shams Marina, 5-Star Hotel Projects

Abu Dhabi Approves Shams Marina, 5-Star Hotel Projects In total the authority approved 24 development projects for Q-4 Abu Dhabi’s Urban Planning Council (UPC) has approved a number of project including the Shams Marina on Al Reem Island and a new 5-Star hotel on Saadiyat Island. In total the authority approved 24 development projects for […]

Launch of Dubai’s First Modern Stone Villas

Launch of Dubai’s First Modern Stone Villas

Launch of Dubai’s First Modern Stone Villas DAMAC Properties, a leading luxury real estate developer in the region, today launched Hajar Villas, Dubai’s first modern stone villas. Hajar Villas are a collection of premium, contemporary homes available in four-bedroom vacation homes, spacious three-bedroom homes, one-bedroom duplexes with open-plan arrangements, and duplex units for families, consisting […]

Rents on the Rise in New York City

Rents on the Rise in New York City

Key facts for November 2016: Manhattan’s median monthly rent grew 1.9 percent year-over-year to $3,245, led by 6.4 percent growth in Upper Manhattan. Upper Manhattan rentals also had the smallest share of inventory discounted (29.9 percent). Median resale price in Manhattan rose 0.5 percent year-over-year to $979,791, the slowest pace of price growth since January […]

US Real Estate: Mortgage Rates Rise

US Real Estate: Mortgage Rates Rise

US Real Estate: Mortgage Rates Rise Mortgage rates inched upward, but it was enough to extend the climb to a ninth consecutive week, with the benchmark 30-year fixed mortgage rate now at 4.32 percent, according to Bankrate.com’s weekly national survey. The 30-year fixed mortgage has an average of 0.24 discount and origination points. The larger […]

Palm Beach News: Palm House to Set a New Standard of Luxury

Palm Beach News: Palm House to Set a New Standard of Luxury

Palm Beach News: Palm House to Set a New Standard of Luxury The Bob Matthews designed Palm House at 160 Royal Palm Way Palm Beach is set to become an Icon of luxury and sophistication in Palm Beach, Florida. Palm House is a boutique luxury hotel and residence collection consisting of 70 suites and penthouses […]

Real Estate News: Penthouse in Aspen Sells For $16 Million

Real Estate News: Penthouse in Aspen Sells For $16 Million

Real Estate News: Penthouse in Aspen Sells For $16 Million Dancing Bear Aspen announced today the $16,000,000 sale of the penthouse residence within its newly opened Mountainside building, setting a new price per square foot record in the Aspen real estate market. At a price of $5,427 per square foot, the sale tops the previous […]

November 2016 Mortgage Data

November 2016 Mortgage Data

November 2016 Mortgage Data — Delinquency rate up by 2.5 percent, a relatively mild seasonal increase by historical standards — Annual improvement in mortgage delinquency rates is beginning to slow as market “normalizes” — Number of loans in active foreclosure drops below 500K for the first time in nearly 10 years — Pre-payment activity remains […]

Palm Beach News: Robert V Matthews Featured in Florida Design Magazine

Palm Beach News: Robert V Matthews Featured in Florida Design Magazine

Palm Beach News: Robert V Matthews Featured in Florida Design Magazine Legendary Entrepreneur Robert V Matthews had his home in Palm Beach featured in Florida Design Magazine. Bob Matthews has inspired some of the finest buildings in Palm Beach in recent years, his magnificent oceanfront home and the soon to be Iconic Palm House Hotel. […]

Real Estate News: Palm Beach, New York, Venice Luxury Auctions

Real Estate News: Palm Beach, New York, Venice Luxury Auctions

New York City-based luxury real estate marketplace Concierge Auctions has added three properties to its upcoming Winter Portfolio Sale, including an Italian palazzo apartment in Venice, Italy; a coveted penthouse in Tel Aviv, Israel; and a 9,500-square-foot Caribbean oceanfront mansion in St. Croix, USVI. The newest offerings are three of 19 dream homes globally that […]

Chinese Real Estate Investment Moves to Seattle, Washington

Chinese Real Estate Investment Moves to Seattle, Washington

Chinese Real Estate Investment Moves to Seattle, Washington $AMZN, $MSFT Vancouver, BC’s new property tax triggered a new wave of Chinese real estate investment in Seattle, Washington Vancouver, which has seen detached-home prices 2X’d in the past 10 years, joined areas including Australia and Hong Kong in taking steps to slow housing demand after an […]

Middle East Real Estate Market Facing Uncertainty

Middle East Real Estate Market Facing Uncertainty

Middle East Real Estate Market Facing Uncertainty Sudden policy changes made by the incoming US President, Donald Trump, will affect regional real estate markets, says Cluttons The Middle East’s real estate market is set to face further uncertainty following the election of Donald Trump as the 45th US President, property consultancy Cluttons has said in […]

Phuket Real Estate News: Idealtropical

Phuket Real Estate News: Idealtropical

The team at “Idealtropical” Real Estate consists of experienced people with over 17 years of real estate experience who are here to help you turn your property dreams into reality. Idealtropical are a family business with very experienced negotiating skills and positive attitudes, the Idealtropical team has your best interests at heart. If you are […]

Real Estate: London’s Spire to be the Tallest Residential Building in Western Europe

Real Estate: London’s Spire to be the Tallest Residential Building in Western Europe

Real Estate: London’s Spire to be the Tallest Residential Building in Western Europe In Y 2013, the architecture firm HOK was approached by a representative of the Greenland Group, China’s 3rd-largest developer. “They said they were investing in London and that they’d made an offer on a parcel,” said HOK Senior Vice President Larry Malcic. “They had […]

Real Estate Report: Miami

Real Estate Report: Miami

Ten-X, the nation’s leading online real estate transaction marketplace, has released its Second Quarter 2016 Economic and Single-Family Housing Market Outlook Report for Miami, which reveals that while home sales continue to improve, the area’s homeownership rate has fallen to its lowest level since bottoming out in mid-2014. Homeownership in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Palm Beach metro, […]

Commercial Real Estate Report

Commercial Real Estate Report

Investor appetite for commercial real estate assets remains relatively healthy – despite ongoing geopolitical influences, which lend some uncertainty to the marketplace – as buyers look to increase allocations to the sector in their ongoing quest for yield. Scarcity of available product remains a factor in many markets as stakeholders keep an eye on interest-rate […]

US Real Estate Report: Home Price Perception Index

US Real Estate Report: Home Price Perception Index

US Real Estate Report: Home Price Perception Index Quicken Loans, the nation’s second largest retail mortgage lender, today announced appraisals lagged behind what homeowners estimated by 1.26 percent in September, according to the company’s national Home Price Perception Index (HPPI). This is a slight move toward equilibrium after a 1.56 percent gap between perceptions in […]

Dubai to Overtake London as Top Pick for Wealthy GCC Investors

Dubai to Overtake London as Top Pick for Wealthy GCC Investors

Dubai to Overtake London as Top Pick for Wealthy GCC Investors Softening prices in Dubai was cited as the top reason for its increase in attractiveness Dubai’s property market is set to overtake the international destinations of London, New York and Singapore as the Top choice for the GCC’s wealthiest investors next year, a report […]

UK Pinewood Studios Sold to Real Estate Investment Fund

UK Pinewood Studios Sold to Real Estate Investment Fund

UK Pinewood Studios Sold to Real Estate Investment Fund The iconic UK studio home of the James Bond franchise and ‘Star Wars’ is Europe’s largest provider of studio space. The sale of Pinewood Group to a real estate investment fund in a deal worth $412-M has closed/. Pinewood Studios was sold to Picture Holdco Ltd., an […]

Longer Visas for Dubai Property Investors Will Boost Market

Longer Visas for Dubai Property Investors Will Boost Market

Longer Visas for Dubai Property Investors Will Boost Market Issuing such visas will encourage a retirement market in Dubai Dubai’s real estate market could receive a boost from long-term investors if they are provided with longer-stay visas, experts say. Currently, the regulations for property visas in the UAE are rigorous and investors need to meet […]

Bahrain’s Investcorp Acquires $223.5-M Office Tower Seattle, Washington

Bahrain’s Investcorp Acquires $223.5-M Office Tower Seattle, Washington

Bahrain’s Investcorp Acquires $223.5-M Office Tower Seattle, Washington The acquisition was carried out by Investcorp’s US-based real estate arm Bahrain’s Investcorp has acquired an office building in Seattle, Washington (USA) for approximately $223.5-M, it announced Sunday. The acquisition was carried out by its US-based real estate arm and falls under Investcorp’s “new initiative of acquiring […]

US Real Estate Report: Valuations on the Rise

US Real Estate Report: Valuations on the Rise

CoreLogic® (NYSE: CLGX), a leading global property information, analytics and data-enabled solutions provider, today released a new analysis showing 548,000 U.S. homeowners regained equity in Q2 2016 compared with the previous quarter, increasing the percentage of homes with positive equity to 92.9 percent of all mortgaged properties, or approximately 47.2 million homes. Nationwide, home equity […]

Hotel News: Luxury Hotel Association Pinnacle Summit

Hotel News: Luxury Hotel Association Pinnacle Summit

The ILHA will be hosting their annual Pinnacle Summit 25 – 27 September 2016 at the Gaylord Resort and Conference Center in Washington D.C. John Vanderslice, Global Head, Luxury & Lifestyle Brands, Hilton Worldwide will be the keynote speaker on Monday, talking about Passion Points: What Matters Most to Today’s Luxury Traveler followed by Joe […]

Dubai Opera, the country’s first opera house and multi-format theatre

At the heart of The Opera District is Dubai Opera, a 2,000-seat, multi-format performing arts venue which is set to captivate visitors when it opens in 2016. The design of Dubai Opera is deeply rooted in Dubai’s maritime history, with the Arabian dhow becoming the inspiration behind the architecture of the building. Dubai Opera will […]

Singaporean Businessmen Vow to Boost Trade, Investment in Myanmar

Singaporean Businessmen Vow to Boost Trade, Investment in Myanmar

Singaporean Businessmen Vow to Boost Trade, Investment in Myanmar Singaporean businessmen in Myanmar have vowed to boost trade and investment of the county, official media reported Wednesday. The Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (UMFCCI) and 47 Singaporean businessmen jointly made a business dialogue and networking session over the last 2 […]

Dubai: Palm Jebel Ali is a ‘Long-term’ Project

Dubai: Palm Jebel Ali is a ‘Long-term’ Project

Dubai: Palm Jebel Ali is a ‘Long-term’ Project Dubai developer Nakheel is planning to launch new projects in the emirate soon but some older developments remain on hold for the moment, according to its Chairman. The company, which announced last month that it had repaid all its debts following a massive restructuring program, has posted […]

Dubai’s Annual Property Exhibition ‘Cityscape’ Opens

Dubai’s Annual Property Exhibition ‘Cityscape’ Opens

Dubai’s Annual Property Exhibition ‘Cityscape’ Opens All the news and gossip from the real estate show which runs from 6-8 September at Dubai World Trade Centre 5:30pm With several huge and prominent displays (the Jumeirah Central stand was constantly crowded), Cityscape usually called a barometer of Dubai’s property market, certainly appeared optimistic this year. While […]

Dubai Real Estate May Become as Unaffordable as London

Dubai Real Estate May Become as Unaffordable as London

Dubai Real Estate May Become as Unaffordable as London Residents could be permanently priced out of the market, according to Cluttons Dubai is at risk of becoming as unaffordable for local residents as parts of the UK capital London unless cheaper property is provided, according to Cluttons. Faisal Durrani, the property consultancy’s head of research, […]