Tag Archives: market

Multifamily Market Drives Commercial Rebound

Commercial real estate continues to show gradual improvement, despite sluggish economic growth. The biggest growth area is in the multifamily sector, according to the National...

Condo Market on the Mend?

The condo market, which has been mostly stagnant in recent years, is showing signs of revival nationwide. “While still well below historical construction levels, the new interest in...

Shut Out of the Housing Market? First-Timers Dwindle

First-time home buyers are particularly being hit hard by rising prices and tougher credit standards — and their decreasing market share proves it. The National Association of...

This Housing Market Is Sizzling

The housing market is hot in Miami. The city known as the “Capital of Latin America” posted its third consecutive record sales year as well as two years of double-digit price...

Study: Blacks Being Sidelined in Housing Market

African-Americans are less likely to apply for a mortgage and 2.4 times more likely to be denied than whites, according to a recent joint study conducted by the National Urban League...

Rebound in Market for Suburban Office Space

The market for suburban office space — which saw vacancy rates spike above 30 percent in some areas of the country a few years ago — appears to be making up for big losses during...

Recovery in New-Home Market Accelerates

The recovery of the new-home market picked up speed in August, with builders beginning construction on more single-family homes and building permits soaring to a five-year high, the...

Improving Housing Market List Drops 11 Metros

A housing index that tracks improving housing markets showed signs of cooling this month, following consistent climbs in recent months. The National Association of Home Builders/First...

Tight Housing Supplies Plague Spring Market

Home sales are “stuck” this spring due to the limited number of homes available to buy, says Lawrence Yun, chief economist for the National Association of REALTORS®. The supply of...

Investors Gradually Retreating from Market

As home prices rise, the number of investors in the housing market appears to be starting to cool. The number of investment properties purchased last year dropped 2.1 percent compared...