Real Estate News

Below are the latest real estate news headlines for buyers and sellers.

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Mortgage refinance demand plunges 13% as interest rates climb toward two-year high

As mortgage rates continue to rise, demand for refinances is plunging and homebuyers are struggling. Read Article

Wed, 26 Jan 2022 04:00:02 PST

Real estate billionaire Sam Zell says office space will recover 'much faster' than retail

Demand for office space is likely to rebound from depressed Covid pandemic levels long before retail properties, Sam Zell told CNBC on Tuesday. Read Article

Tue, 25 Jan 2022 07:13:23 PST

Home prices surged in November, but at a slower rate than in October, S&P Case-Shiller says

Even as the housing market entered its traditionally slower season in November, home prices showed big gains from a year ago. Read Article

Tue, 25 Jan 2022 07:51:15 PST

Here's why it's so hard to buy a home right now

The past year may have been a wild ride for homebuyers, but reports indicate that the housing market in 2022 could be even more competitive than in 2021. Read Article

Sat, 22 Jan 2022 06:00:01 PST

Airbnb CEO says a future of flexible work and travel will give company a boost

"If I can do my job from a house in Atlanta, that means a lot of people could travel all over the world and live, not just travel," Airbnb's CEO said Friday. Read Article

Fri, 21 Jan 2022 16:00:26 PST

More than 5 million borrowers just missed their chance to save on a mortgage refinance

Higher interest rates knocked out millions of borrowers from potential savings on a mortgage refinance. Read Article

Fri, 21 Jan 2022 08:18:42 PST

December home sales drop 4.6%, as supply hits record low

Home sales were weaker than expected in December as mortgage rates rise. Read Article

Thu, 20 Jan 2022 08:50:41 PST

Jobless claims jump to 286,000, the highest level since October

Initial filings totaled 286,000, well above the estimate of 225,000 and a substantial gain from the previous week's 231,000. Read Article

Thu, 20 Jan 2022 07:58:17 PST

Real estate is the most 'zombified' sector and rate hikes will be a big risk, says consultancy

There's a "big risk" of real estate companies filing for insolvency when interest rates rise, said Nils Kuhlwein of consulting firm Kearney. Read Article

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 22:59:56 PST

Homebuyers are rushing to get mortgages before higher rates price them out

Fast-rising mortgage rates are causing homebuyers to rush into the housing market before they get priced out. Read Article

Wed, 19 Jan 2022 04:00:01 PST