House Prices

The towns and cities where property prices are rising faster than salaries - and the top spot might surprise you

House prices in the popular commuter town of Luton have outpaced salary growth in the area by almost 10% in the past year, according to new …

Real Estate

Inheritance tax haul hits record high as house prices climb

Families paid the taxman £4.84bn in inheritance tax last year, a record high as house prices and the stock market climbed.<p>Tax payments increased by 4pc on the year as household wealth increased, HM Revenue and Customs said, but the level at which inheritance tax kicks in held steady at £325,000.<p>The …

Real Estate

Rightmove profits jump 10 per cent in nervous market

Property website Rightmove has reported jumps of more than 10 per cent in first-half revenues and profits, despite growing fears over the health of …

Real Estate

Is Singapore's Property Slump Finally Ending?: QuickTake Q&A

Singapore home prices have ground steadily lower since reaching a record in 2013, when the government imposed the last of a slew of measures to cool …

Real Estate

The massive difference in house prices in areas just minutes away from each other

A look at median house prices shows how much location matters in Birmingham

Real Estate

Housing affordability in Sydney just hit a 'critical level'

Photo by Joosep Martinson/Getty Images<p>Housing affordability in Australia worsened in the June quarter of this year, according to new research …

Economy

Private home prices down for 15th straight quarter; pace of decline eases

SINGAPORE: Private home prices in Singapore fell for the 15th straight quarter in the April to June period, although the pace of decline eased, …

Real Estate

Is This The Bubble?

As a portfolio manager, I start each morning by consuming copious amounts of a heavily caffeinated beverage and a data feed from a litany of web and …

Trading

5 cities where people are making ridiculous money when they sell their homes

This is the most profitable time to sell a home in a decade<p>There’s real money in real estate.<p>If you’re dreaming about selling your home, you may be …

Real Estate

Great northern migration underway as Aussies move north to escape housing affordability crisis

A great northern migration is underway as families flee the housing affordability crisis to start anew in sunny Queensland.<p>It's a narrative being …

Housing

Thirteen miles and thousands of pounds - gulf between property prices in Northumberland villages

Latest figures show houses in Longhorsley were bought for £418,199 last year, compared to £100,805 in Choppington - just 13 miles away

Real Estate

Is there anywhere to hide in Toronto’s falling housing market? Just maybe

Is there anywhere to hide in Toronto’s falling housing market? Just maybe.<p>A report from RE/MAX INTEGRA Ontario-Atlantic Region out Thursday looked at …

Canadian News

Cash strapped trainee teacher asks the public to pay for $1m home

Yahoo7<p>A cash-strapped trainee teacher has asked the public to help him buy a $1 million home to keep him off the streets – but the only donation is …

Cost of Living

Estate agents slump as uncertainty rocks market

Two of the country's largest estate agent chains have announced poor results this morning amid anxiety in the housing market and a slowdown in …

Real Estate

U.S. Homeownership Rate Jumps From 50-Year Low

The U.S. homeownership rate climbed in the second quarter, a signal that the sharp downward spiral that began after the housing crash is finally reversing.<p>The homeownership rate hit 63.7% in the second quarter, the Census Bureau said, a jump of nearly a full percentage point from a year ago, when …

Economy

Tight supply drives up home prices across Long Island

A near-record low supply of listings is driving up housing prices across Long Island, from modest homes on the South Shore to luxurious mansions in …

Real Estate

Home prices in parts of Southern California are at record highs — and keep rising

In many corners of Southern California, home prices have hit record highs. And they keep going up.<p>In Los Angeles County, the median price in June jumped 7.4% from a year earlier to $569,000, surpassing the previous record set in May. In Orange County, the median was up 6.1% from 2016 and tied a …

Real Estate

Get Twice The Market's Dividend Yield With A Big And Cheap Bank

CIBC offers great income potential.<p>The company trades at a relatively low valuation.<p>Fears about the Canadian housing market are overblown.<p>Canadian …

Stocks

US home prices reach record high for 6th straight month

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices reached a new high in May for the sixth straight month, which may raise fears of another housing bubble roughly a …

Real Estate

U.S. new home sales rise in June, but trend softening

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New U.S. single-family home sales increased in June as purchases in the West surged to a near 10-year high, but downward revisions to the sales pace for the prior three months pointed to a housing market that is struggling to gain momentum.<p>New home sales slowed in the second …

Business

CMHC maintains strong risk rating for national real estate market

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. (CMHC) is keeping its overall risk rating for the national housing market at strong.<p>The federal housing agency says …

Canadian News

Bay Area real estate: Home prices leap to yet another record high

Bay Area home prices have continued their stratospheric surge, as the low housing supply combined with intense demand last month to further heat up …

Real Estate

Single-Family Landlords Are Sinking Cash Into Rust Belt Rentals

Al Beahn was a 22-year-old college grad living in his parent's basement in the Detroit suburbs when he bought his first investment property in 2009. …

Business

The Worst Reasons to Buy a Home

Pursuing homeownership is something that is ingrained in our culture, to the point that owning a home is considered an integral part of the American …

Personal Finance

San Antonio declared America's most overvalued housing market — again

It's a one-two punch for residential real estate in Texas: San Antonio and Austin are the two most overvalued home markets among the country's 50 …

Texas

Case-Shiller: Housing is not repeating the bubble period

Home prices continued to increase in May, however experts explained housing is not repeating the bubble period, according to the latest report from</b> …

Real Estate

Seattle, Portland See Biggest Increase In Home Prices Nationwide

Seattle and Portland have seen the biggest increase in home prices among 20 of the largest metropolitan areas nationwide.<p>According to data from S&P …

Real Estate

10 things you need to know today (SPY, SPX, QQQ, DIA, GOOGL, MOH, KORS, CHOO)

Here is what you need to know.<p><b>Republican senators are voting whether to allow a debate on healthcare.</b> "Big day for HealthCare. After 7 years of talking, we will soon see whether or not Republicans are willing to step up to the plate!" President Donald Trump tweeted.<p><b>The Fed kicks off a 2-day …

Markets

US Home Prices Rise Less Than Expected In April

New data released today for May shows that U.S. home prices continued their rise across the country over the last 12 months, but the growth was less than analysts had predicted.<p>The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price NSA Index, covering all nine U.S. census divisions, reported a …

Business

U.S. home prices for May rise slower than expected

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. single-family home prices accelerated at a slower pace in April, falling short of forecasts, a survey showed on Tuesday.<p>The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller composite index of 20metropolitan areas rose 5.7 percent in May on a year-over-year basis from a upwardly revised 5.8 …

Economy