There’s been a lot of analysis and debate on exactly where the stock market is headed in the post-COVID-19 environment. But much less attention has been focused on the housing market. Or more precisely, on whether now is the right time to buy a house. Getty On the plus side, house prices have held steady
And the higher the prices go, the more the demand thins, and the more pressure comes to bear on … [+] prices… Getty New York City has entered Week One of Phase Three and with it the post-pandemic real estate reawakening. There already seem to be some winners. Numerous properties in the $2 million and
A pedestrian wearing a protective mask walks past some Retail Space For Lease in San Francisco, … [+] California, U.S., on May 6, 2020. Emptied out malls and hotels across the U.S. have triggered an unprecedented surge in requests for payment relief on commercial mortgage-backed securities, an early sign of a pandemic-induced real estate crisis.
A famed rapper, producer and fashion designer, Kanye West has been dabbling in real estate for … [+] several years now, much like President Donald Trump, whose family made its fortune in the industry. Amy Harris/Invision/AP A day after Kanye West announced his bid for the Oval Office in a tweet dispatched on July 4,
Rent payment assistance will help both renters and their landlords, says Bob Pinnegar, president and … [+] CEO of the National Apartment Association. Eviction moratoriums, though, may not be as effective. Getty As the economy continues to wobble due to the coronavirus pandemic, while policy proposals diverge on how to prop it back up, July
President, Dane Real Estate. Getty At a time when communication has become modernized, yet disconnected, we’re seeing how important and meaningful it is to connect with others on a personal level. The pandemic has affected our personal and professional lives inextricably. It has changed the way we work, conduct business and communicate with friends and loved
Owner and Qualifying Broker at Rhino Realty Property Management and Rhino Realty B&B, entrepreneur, investor, advisor, author and speaker. Getty With the current climate of the world, everyone in the real estate industry is doing the best they can to navigate ever-changing rules and regulations. Historically speaking, the role of a property manager has always had its
Open plan office in refurbished fire station. Port House, Antwerp, Belgium. Architect: Zaha Hadid … [+] Architects, 2016. (Photo by: Hufton+Crow/View Pictures/Universal Images Group via Getty Images) Universal Images Group via Getty Images As businesses re-open and others continue their preparation to welcome employees back to the workplace, the open-plan office suddenly looks more risky than revolutionary. The ability to network while hot desking, learn by listening and brainstorm at the
People are traveling less this year and many cities are canceling public fireworks festivities because of the Covid-19 pandemic, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have a fun Fourth of July weekend. You’ll just be doing it at home with members of your own household. On the plus side, this lower-key celebration may give you extra
Chris McAllister is the Founder of Real Estate Brands Ltd, the franchising entity for ROOST Real Estate Co. and Lucky Town Real Estate Co. Getty The real estate market has never been tighter. I have been licensed for 20 years now, and I have never seen the market more aligned with the interests of sellers and residential
2-8a Rutland Gate in Knightsbridge was bought by a Hong Kong investor for $264 million Beauchamp Estates London’s prime housing market is seeing strong interest from Hong Kong and mainland Chinese buyers, with real estate agents reporting above-average levels of investment. London-based estate agency Beauchamp Estates reports that over the past 6 months it has sold
Craig Conover brings Sewing Down South to HSN. HSN Craig Conover might be best known for the hit Bravo reality show Southern Charm, but pillows are making him a household name. The handsome bachelor is probably the last person most would image has a natural eye for home décor, but he proved everyone wrong when
Startup Lyric is shutting down most of its business travel rental locations as its cofounder and … [+] president steps down. Getty Lyric, a short-term rental startup that raised $180 million from Airbnb and other investors, has shuttered all but one of its locations, making it the latest travel company to be defeated by the
Beaches in Miami, Fort Lauderdale and Palm Beach will close for the July 4th weekend amid … [+] coronavirus concerns in Florida. Getty Images Mortgage rates hit a new record low heading into the holiday weekend as a resurgence of coronavirus cases prompted investors to rush to the relative safety of the bond markets. The
Founder and CEO of SmartRent, an enterprise home automation and internet of things platform for the multifamily industry. Getty Amazon has changed our expectations as consumers. While it was once necessary to visit a number of stores to buy clothes, books and household products, it can now all be delivered through one e-commerce platform, often within
Nate Baker is the Co-Founder and CEO of Qualia, a digital real estate closing platform. Getty In today’s world, you can buy almost anything on your phone and have it delivered to you. And with the Covid-19 pandemic forcing the world toward contactless interactions, online shopping has become a fundamental part of daily life. But even
This has been a period like no other in the past century. We will have to wait through the third … [+] quarter to see its actual ongoing impact on residential, retail, and commercial prices, but one thing seems certain. How we use the built spaces around us will never be quite the same again.
Hardware can change everything. Lauren Carnes Photography Sometimes less can be more. This is especially true when it comes to hardware. This small accent can make a major design impact. The difference between gold and silver, chrome and copper, or black and white can change the entire look of a kitchen or bathroom. Swapping out
Palisades Park In Santa Monica overlooks the Pacific Ocean Getty Here’s are some of the least expensive homes for sale in the most expensive ZIP codes. Savvy buyers often trade off a smaller home sometimes on a main street to live in a desirable neighborhood. The problem today is finding those homes is a challenge.
There is something amiss in the trough that feeds builders and builds-up house prices, and it’s … [+] rather troubling that the monetary value of a home is worth more than the value of having a home. Getty If there are two symbiotic truths in British real estate, they are such that the economics of