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Sam Zell: I’m a seller in this market, but I’m buying THIS

Sam Zell: I’m a seller in this market, but I’m buying THIS

Sam Zell said he’s investing less because he sees fewer opportunities and selling more because he doesn’t get buyers’ optimism.

New home sales race to 8-year high, prices soar

New home sales race to 8-year high, prices soar

Prices hit a record high, offering further evidence of a pick-up in economic growth early in the second quarter.

Low supply plagues spring housing: Here’s where it is worst

Low supply plagues spring housing: Here’s where it is worst

The number of homes for sale drops as demand outstrips supply and potential sellers bow out.

Facebook’s Zuckerberg plans to demolish and rebuild his four-home complex

Facebook’s Zuckerberg plans to demolish and rebuild his four-home complex

Mark Zuckerberg’s residence is set for an overhaul, with plans to downsize surrounding houses, according to documents.

Higher home sales, prices drive Toll Brothers revenue beat

Higher home sales, prices drive Toll Brothers revenue beat

Toll Brothers’ revenue rose nearly 31 percent, as the company sold more luxury homes at higher prices, mainly in the West market and California.

Global push by US retailers expands real estate footprint

Global push by US retailers expands real estate footprint

American retailers already operate in more foreign countries than Asian and European retailers do, but the gap is now widening.

Stage Your Home with Bing Crosby

Stage Your Home with Bing Crosby

  By Liz Bohm, guest contributor “Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive,” an American Songbook classic, was written by Harold Arlen, with lyrics by Johnny Mercer, in 1944. First made popular by Bing Crosby in the movie “Here Come the Waves,” this flawlessly upbeat song was nominated for an Academy Award, in the Best Song category, in 1945. […]

Rates Jump Higher on Fed Rate Hike Outlook

Rates Jump Higher on Fed Rate Hike Outlook

Mortgage Rates have maintained generally positive momentum since the last Fed Meeting–that is, until they had a chance to digest the Minutes from that Meeting. The Minutes showed a Fed that was much closer to hiking its policy rate than markets expect…

Millennials may not be buying homes, but more are selling them

Millennials may not be buying homes, but more are selling them

The housing crisis thinned the ranks of Realtors, but a new guard is signing up, younger folks who want to sell you a house.