Real Estate

These sleek prefabs come with smart home features

Go inside a 720-square-foot “Coodo”<p>Another day, another prefab company trying to lure you into the out-of-the-box home dream. This time, Coodo from Hamburg, Germany, shows off its newly completed project, a 720-square-foot “Coodo 64,” installed in Bielefeld, Germany.<p>With rounded edges (also seen in …

Houses

How to Sell to the Super Wealthy, According to Fredrik Eklund from 'Million Dollar Listing'

Entrepreneur spoke with New York City's high-kicking, high-energy broker extraordinaire.<p>If you are in the market for a $20 million floor-through apartment with panoramic views of Manhattan, we've got just the place for you: Madison Square Park Tower, a gorgeous 65-story tall building being built in …

What Is a Water Hammer? The Annoying House Sound You Can Eliminate

When something goes bump in the night, it could be water moving through your pipes. But when you hear a loud bang coming from your plumbing, it’s a …

Home Improvement

German real estate market overheated, says central bank

The Bundesbank has singled out seven cities where property prices were particularly overvalued. Investors have turned to real estate as consistently low interest rates negate any benefits from saving.<p>German residential real estate is overvalued by up to 30 percent, the central bank warned as part …

Business (UK)

Scandinavians take drastic steps to get into booming housing market

| OSLO/STOCKHOLM/COPENHAGEN<p>Joakim Bakka, a 29-year-old shop worker, was so desperate to get into Norway's booming housing market that he was prepared to borrow money at 13 percent for a deposit to buy a home.<p>It would have been risky but he felt he had no choice. Bakka, from the Norwegian city of …

Housing

Diminutive Upper East Side studio seeks $335,000

The sleeping alcove is barely large enough for a full-sized bed<p><i>Welcome back to</i> <i>The Six-Digit Club</i><i>, in which we take a look at a newish-to-market listing priced under $1 million, because nice things sometimes come in small packages. Send nominations to the</i> <i>tipline</i><i>.</i><p>A teeny-tiny Yorkville studio fit for …

Manhattan

Upwardly mobile: how the air space above your roof could become a new home

It’s a little known fact that home owners also own the space immediately above their property, and that it’s theirs to sell. Now, as the pressure for urban construction sites intensifies, planners and developers are looking to utilise every available corner of a city for building homes. In London, …

Architecture

Almost 17 million square feet of office tenants are shopping D-FW | Real Estate

West Plano's Legacy business park and Frisco's $5 billion mile are making a lot of headlines.<p>But not everyone can pay to play in those hot real …

Commercial Real Estate

What Home Sellers Can Expect When Buyers Ask for Roof Certifications

Roof certifications are not stipulated in all purchase contracts. Interesting story, many years ago, when I stopped by a home to supervise the …

Home Improvement

Sag Harbor rent comparison: What $150K/month rents you

Design highlights include a heated saltwater pool, high-end stainless steel appliances, and more<p>Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a column that explores what one can rent for a set dollar amount in various Hamptons towns. Is one man's studio another man's townhouse? Let's find out! Today's price: …

Houses

Most Expensive Home in the U.S. Lists for $250 Million

Real Estate Mogul Bruce Makowsky Conquers Los Angeles’ Platinum Triangle with his Latest Trophy Property Curated from Top to Bottom with One-of-a-Kind Works of Art from Around the World<p>Major luxury developer Bruce Makowsky, known for curating, designing and bringing to life some of the most …

Luxury

Rittenhouse Square condo asks $715K after major transformation

It’s in the 220 Rittenhouse building<p>A 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom condo at 220 Rittenhouse has hit the market for $715,000 after undergoing a major facelift.<p>The 1,351-square-foot condo is almost unrecognizable from when it last sold in 2014 for $410,000. The parquet flooring has been replaced with …

Houses

‘Buddy’ Fletcher can’t sell his Cornwall castle

Disgraced hedge fund manager Alphonse “Buddy” Fletcher has found a second endeavor he’s not excelling at — selling off some of his pricey real estate.<p>…

There are 5 places in the US where you need to make over $100,000 to afford a home

Several of the priciest housing markets in the country are found in the American West.<p>In the last quarter of 2016, the median cost of a single-family home in the region rose to $348,800, up nearly 8% from the previous year and a greater increase than any other region, according to the National …

Markets

The Average Monaco Home Now Costs $44,000 a Square Meter: Chart - Bloomberg

Home values in Monaco reached a record 41,420 euros ($44,100) a square meter last year after rising 15 percent, according to preliminary data …

Business

What's a Pre-War Apartment? Pros, Cons & Info for Buyers & Renters

If you've ever searched for an apartment in New York City, you've probably heard the term "pre-war" before, but are you familiar with what it means? …

2016: The year in housing

San Diego County’s housing market hasn’t fully recovered from the recession, but it is getting close. Last year, 23 ZIP codes hit new high median …

San Diego

George Washington Could Have Slept Here: 11 Homes From the 1700s

We’re well familiar with housing-related clichés. Let there be a glorious day where we never have to hear “Location, location, location” again.<p>But …

George Washington

Elvis Presley’s Beverly Hills Home Is On The Market

Do you remember the charming <b>Beverly Hills</b> home that newlyweds <b>Elvis</b> and Priscilla Presley purchased back in 1967? Probably not, but that’s OK; all you …

Elvis Presley

How to tackle home staging like a professional

If you're planning to sell your home, real estate agents will tell you that staging your home properly is a key way to get potential buyers to put in …

Interior Design

After two years, French-inspired Upper East Side mansion sells at $10M discount

The expansive townhouse sold to someone in the biz<p>After sitting on the market for some time, the <i>magnifique</i> French-inspired limestone mansion at 58 East 66th Street has found a buyer in the business: according to city records, Brown Harris Stevens agent Craig Filipacci just picked up the home for …

Houses

German houses are up to 30% overvalued: Bundesbank

FRANKFURT--Houses in Germany's cities are overvalued by as much as 30%, the Bundesbank warned on Monday, adding to fears of a housing bubble in Europe's largest economy after years of ultralow interest rates.<p>Prices for residential real estate rose by 8% last year in 127 cities, up from an average …

Interest Rates

Miami’s cheapest and priciest neighborhoods to rent in this winter

Brickell rents stayed strong<p>A new quarterly map showing Miami rents organized by neighborhood indicates prices have remained strong in surging core areas like Brickell, downtown Miami, and Edgewater.<p>Miami has also remained the ninth most expensive rental market in the country, trailing Washington …

Miami

Top 5 cheapest homes sold in Vancouver in 2016, compared to 2006

Global News accessed MLS sales data for the top five cheapest homes sold in the City of Vancouver in 2016, and compared them to the same list from …

With Snap’s I.P.O., Los Angeles Prepares to Embrace New Tech Millionaires

LOS ANGELES — Blaine Lourd has long helped the movie stars, professional athletes and heiresses in Los Angeles manage their wealth. Over the past few years, he has also noticed millionaires who made their money in technology begin to dot the west side of the city.<p>“What we have not had is our Google …

Silicon Valley

All about investing in commercial, residential and buy-to-let property

Bye bye high street A change in consumer habits means that high streets may never be the same again ...<p>19 January 2017<p>Transactional volume fell last …

Budgeting

The sheikhs of UAE are going to be the biggest real-estate tycoons on Mars

The sheikhs of UAE are going to be the biggest real-estate tycoons on Mars<p>Elon Musk’s SpaceX will be facing some stiff competition from an unlikely …

Elon Musk

Bold Leads - Real Estate Business Online

Bold Leads is the fastest growing real estate marketing company which caters to agents in the United States and Canada.

Finance

Things to Know Before Buying Your First Home

Before you've done something, it's pretty hard to know what you don't know. When it comes to the complicated, terrifying steps required to buy your …

Paranormal

The type of property that delivers the best return for investors in South Africa

One bedroom apartments have been the best-performing property investment over 12 years in the residential sectional title space, according to …

Return on Investment