New York Times writer sued over rental housing dispute

New York Times writer sued over rental housing dispute

I’m looking for a temporary rental on the Upper West Side to escape the noisy construction for $2,999 per month. Which option did this couple choose? One they eventually sued, alleging that they owe at least $35,000 in rent arrears and costs. Joyce Cohen, the New York Times contributor who writes “The Hunt” — a … Read more

This is where NYC’s real estate market stands at the moment

This is where NYC's real estate market stands at the moment

Average rents in the three boroughs of Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens have reached a new all-time high. Since last month, several factors have contributed to the exorbitant rental market, including a shortage of inventory, rising mortgage rates, the busy season and the 2019 Housing Stability Tenant Protection Act – which enacted new protections against tenant … Read more

Using fake photos of fully furnished homes, scammers target renters desperate for housing

With demand in the rental market continuing to surge, Ashmitha De Silva and Amarani Silva were thrilled to have been offered what appeared to be the perfect family home in Adelaide’s northern suburbs. Core items: A family who recently relocated to Adelaide lost $3,200 in a scam The advertised “fully furnished house” was actually a … Read more

Commercial real estate in San Mateo County is hot | local news

Commercial real estate in San Mateo County is hot |  local news

San Mateo County’s commercial market is among the strongest in the Bay Area, with low vacancy rates and strong rental activity, new reports from commercial real estate firm Colliers show. Vacancy rates for combined office, R&D and industrial space stood at 6% at the end of the first half, while rents were reportedly rising steadily. … Read more

The real estate market remains strong, experts say

The real estate market remains strong, experts say

As the property market boom continues across the country, demand in the hinterland is not expected to abate anytime soon. In early 2022, realtors told WYFF News 4 that it was difficult to keep homes on the market. “It could slow down anywhere, but not here,” Shawn Ezell, a Palmetto State Home mortgage holder, said … Read more

Should You Rent or Buy a Home? Use this rule to “avoid financial regret,” says real estate investor

Should You Rent or Buy a Home?  Use this rule to "avoid financial regret," says real estate investor

When it comes to maximizing your lifestyle and wealth, the question of should I rent or buy is one of the most debated. Even if you already own a house or apartment, it is good practice to regularly consider whether living there is the optimal move. Taking on debt to buy is always a gamble. … Read more

Should you renovate your apartment? | property

Should you renovate your apartment?  |  property

Most renters refuse to spend a penny on home renovations because they don’t own the property, but there are ways to personalize your home without breaking the lease. Homeowners have much more leeway when it comes to renovations, but some changes may require permits and approvals from the local housing or homeowners association. Whether you’re … Read more

These are the 10 states with America’s most stable real estate markets

These are the 10 states with America's most stable real estate markets

The three most important things about real estate: location, location, location. And the US housing market is in a weird place right now. Mortgage rates are nearly double what they were a year ago, reflecting the Federal Reserve’s campaign to curb inflation. But they’ve also been volatile, including some sharp week-on-week declines. Home prices remain … Read more

Commercial Real Estate Highlights | Local business news

Commercial Real Estate Highlights |  Local business news

Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer reports the following leases: Piano Movers Plus LLC Leased 48,000 square feet of industrial space at 4100 Tomlynn St. in Henrico. Jeff Cooke conducted the negotiations on behalf of the landlord. Rocksteady Fitness Group LLC 16,700 square feet of leased retail space at Chesterfield Marketplace, 1201-1385 Carmia Way, Chesterfield. Isaac … Read more

Mario Henry: Now is the perfect time to buy a house

Mario Henry: Now Is the Perfect Time to Buy a House

Yes, you heard it, interest rates are going up. Some experts suggest holding off on buying a home and waiting for prices to come down. But does that really make sense? Interest rates have been at historic lows for the past 24 months, which has been one of the triggers for the highest rate of … Read more