Why Selling Our Toronto Home With No Mortgage Didn’t Work

Why Selling Our Toronto Home With No Mortgage Didn't Work

Real estate is emotional. Why? Because a home is more than walls and a roof, it’s a container for our lives, our families, our communities. As part of an occasional series, we asked local writers to share their stories about real estate and living. It was Spring 2021 and the homes in our area of … Read more

Fraud-related housing projects in San Jose, Fremont suffer cost overruns

Fraud-related housing projects in San Jose, Fremont suffer cost overruns

SAN JOSE – Soaring construction costs have dashed efforts to complete large housing developments in San Jose and Fremont, which are key projects linked to a massive real estate fraud case, court filings show. The projects burdened with rising construction costs are The Almaden, a 91-unit condominium complex on Almaden Road in San Jose; and … Read more

Fraud-related housing projects in San Jose, Fremont suffer cost overruns

Fraud-related housing projects in San Jose, Fremont suffer cost overruns

SAN JOSE – Soaring construction costs have dashed efforts to complete large housing developments in San Jose and Fremont, which are key projects linked to a massive real estate fraud case, court filings show. The projects burdened with rising construction costs are The Almaden, a 91-unit condominium complex on Almaden Road in San Jose; and … Read more

Because of this, Miami has become the most expensive place to live in America

Miami-Dade Mayor Daniella Levine Cava on April 8 declared a housing affordability crisis in Miami-Dade County.

Miami-Dade Mayor Daniella Levine Cava on April 8 declared a housing affordability crisis in Miami-Dade County. Jose A. Iglesias jiglesias@miamiherald.com The nation’s top real estate official called Miami the “epicenter” of the housing crisis in the United States. “I decided to go to Miami, the epicenter of the housing crisis in this country,” Secretary of … Read more

High profile project could be the future for Santa Clara Theme Park property

High profile project could be the future for Santa Clara Theme Park property

SANTA CLARA — The next chapter for a prime Silicon Valley property beneath Santa Clara’s Great America amusement park is poised to be a turning point that could take a decade — or just a few years. Prologis, one of the nation’s largest real estate companies and a big player in the development of industrial, … Read more

High profile project could be the future for Santa Clara Theme Park property

High profile project could be the future for Santa Clara Theme Park property

SANTA CLARA — The next chapter for a prime Silicon Valley property beneath Santa Clara’s Great America amusement park is poised to be a turning point that could take a decade — or just a few years. Prologis, one of the nation’s largest real estate companies and a big player in the development of industrial, … Read more

Despite rate hikes, Sioux Falls and Rapid City’s real estate markets remain hot

Despite rate hikes, Sioux Falls and Rapid City's real estate markets remain hot

Higher interest rates usually slow down a hot real estate market. But in Sioux Falls and Rapid City, these factors are not yet impacting the market. Since last April is the middle selling price of a home in Sioux Falls is up almost 28% – to more than $290,000. In the midst of this market, … Read more

Central Valley, California housing market softened by Fed rate hike

Central Valley, California housing market softened by Fed rate hike

After almost two years of booming home sales and values ​​boosted by the pandemic, the valley’s real estate market has started to weaken slightly – driven largely by fears of inflation and the recent rise in interest rates. Last week, the US Federal Reserve raised interest rates by three-quarters of a point, the largest hike … Read more

Brooklyn’s new tenants’ coalition takes a stand against abusive landlords – People’s World

New Brooklyn tenant’s coalition stands up to abusive landlords

The rally outside the former home of Khadija Haynes in East Flatbush. | via YCL BROOKLYN, NY — On July 7, a coalition of tenant organizations and community members came out in support of tenant Khadija Haynes (co-author of this article), who passed out from carbon monoxide poisoning in her basement apartment in April, apparently … Read more

Here’s why this housing downturn isn’t like the last one

Here's why this housing downturn isn't like the last one

As fast as mortgage rates are rising, the once blisteringly hot housing market is cooling. House prices are still historically high, but there is concern now that they too will fall. All of this has people asking: Is today’s housing market in the same predicament it was over a decade ago when the 2007-08 crash … Read more