Real Estate News
Source: Houston Chronicle Real Estate News
As multiple suits alleging that the National Association of Realtors has created a noncompetitive commission structure join forces, a newly filed class-action complaint consolidating the claims drags the Austin-based brokerage Keller Williams into the spotlight. The complaint alleges that Keller Williams University explicitly trains Realtors to tell homesellers that agents [...]
Tue, Jun 18, 2019 2:15:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Houston Chronicle Real Estate News
Houston-based Lovett Commercial will unveil redevelopment plans for downtown Houston's former Barbara Jordan Post Office at a groundbreaking event scheduled for June 27. [...]
Tue, Jun 18, 2019 7:00:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Real Estate News
A: According a 2018 survey from the California Association of Realtors, 93% of home buyers go to the internet as part of their home search and 50% find the home they purchased online. So working with a brokerage firm/agent that can give your property a strong online presence is imperative. As [...]
Mon, Jun 17, 2019 5:44:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Houston Chronicle Real Estate News
Fannie Mae has downgraded its economic forecast for 2019 and 2020. The mortgage finance company predicts economic growth will only grow 2.1 percent in 2019, down from its previous 2.3 percent projection, citing international trade tensions. [...]
Mon, Jun 17, 2019 2:39:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Real Estate News
The next owners of 449 Parker Ave. in San Francisco will not need to burn sage before settling into their new home. [...]
Mon, Jun 17, 2019 11:03:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Los Angeles Times Real Estate News
Supermodel, television host and celebrity home-flipper Tyra Banks has bought a Pacific Palisades home for a little over $3 million. The 1949 traditional house, which has been owned by the same family for 70 years, is in the Bluffs area and in need of a makeover. Banks, who in recent [...]
Sat, Jun 15, 2019 1:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Real Estate News
Mortgage adviser: Brenda Wyatt. Property type: Single-family home in Lakeshore Terrace. Loan type: Conventional refinance. Purchase price: $670,000. Rate: 4%. Backstory: A recently divorced client received my monthly market update notifying clients that mortgage rates were near 14-month lows. That means now’s a good time to consider refinancing to a lower monthly payment, consolidate debt [...]
Sat, Jun 15, 2019 12:42:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Real Estate News
Solar panels, radiant heating and an on-demand water heater represent some of the recent upgrades to this light-filled home set on a tree-studded cul-de-sac in Montclair. Quartz composite counters accent a remodeled kitchen offering a breakfast bar and access to a deck, while Mexican Saltillo tile lines a family room [...]
Sat, Jun 15, 2019 12:40:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Real Estate News
Three skylights and Pella windows welcome sunlight into this view home whose floor plan conveniently places all three bedrooms on the same level. Bamboo fashions the floor of an updated kitchen offering a gas stove and new dishwasher, while the adjoining breakfast nook’s bay windows frame views of the cityscape. [...]
Sat, Jun 15, 2019 12:40:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Houston Chronicle Real Estate News
The Houston Endowment is conducting a global search for a team of architects to design its new home just west of downtown Houston. [...]
Fri, Jun 14, 2019 12:50:00 PM, Continue reading at the source