Greater Houston area real estate market charges into record sales territory in May

Houston, TX has seen a 28% increase in home sales this May compared to May of 2012. Since 2012, the median pricing for single-family homes has escalated by 11.9% ($188,000) and the average pricing of single-family homes has climbed 9% ($256,790). With a steady rise in both sales and pricing, Houston’s real estate market has reached a record increase in sales. Agents are faced with battling bidders and cash offers, making Houston one of the most thriving markets. Experts worry that the drastic ri ... Read More

Celebrity Real Estate: Supermodel Kylie Bax Sells Self-Designed Duplex For $3M

[caption align="alignleft" width="200" caption="ny.curbed.com"][/caption]Beyond posing for 20-ish Vogue covers, New Zealand-born supermodel Kylie Bax might also have some real estate savvy up her sleeve. (Well, she rarely wears sleeves more like skimpy swimsuits during her day job,...Read More ...

Celebrity Real Estate: Photog Steven Meisel Asking $13 Million For Trousdale Modern

[caption align="alignleft" width="200" caption="la.curbed.com"][/caption]Fashion photographer Steven Meisel's gorgeous mid-century modern house in Trousdale Estates showed up in Architectural Digest last fall, so it was only a matter of time before it hit the market (took a while!). Here it is now asking...Read More ...

A Glimpse At A Photographer's Stylish Apartment

Photographers are the ones that always get to find the best in any space they work with. They make homes look beautiful and presentable so we can all admire them.Read More ...

Meet San Diego's Worst Rapper, Real Estate Agent Rafael A. Perez

[caption align="alignleft" width="200" caption="Ad Week"][/caption]Today, everyone does everything. Perez, a San Diego realtor, decided to produce a rap video to "express the state of real estate" there, who was going to stop him.Read More ...

This month in real estate history

From the May issue: 1970: Court rules in favor of church tax exemptions The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 43 years ago this month that religious organizations were exempt from paying state property taxes. Read More ...

Improving Residential Market Leads to Larger Homes and an Increase in Property Enhancements

[caption align="alignleft" width="200" caption="www.archdaily.com"][/caption]According to the AIA, The American Institute of Architects, the American housing market is at its strongest growth level since 2005. As the once struggling residential market continues to improve, the size of homes is also growing in both high-end Read More ...

Real estate: When is a good time to buy?

[caption align="alignleft" width="200" caption="ABC 4"][/caption]SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC 4 Utah) - Micah Pearson CEO of the Micah Person Real Estate Team talks about when is the best time to buy property.Read More ...

US Real Estate Prices Climb

[caption align="alignleft" width="200" caption="netnewsledger.com"][/caption]THUNDER BAY - US real estate prices are climbing. The news can impact soft market prices for softwood lumber in Canada and Northwestern Ontario.Read More ...

Real Estate Conference Will Help Investors Make Profits

[caption align="alignleft" width="200" caption="www.prweb.com"][/caption]Often referred to as a wholesaler or land flipper, Charlotte Abbott will cover the basics of researching real estate so investors can make good decisions about buying and selling properties. (PRWeb June 18, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10843293.htmRead More ...

Landlord Assaults TV Crew Reporting Residents Living Among Fecal Matter

[caption align="alignleft" width="200" caption="www.breitbart.com"][/caption]CBS12: LAKE WORTH, Fla. story about residents living with human feces around them when they tried to get the landlords side of the story.Read More ...

RE/MAX Co-Founder Dave Liniger Shares Real Estate Insights on Secrets of Top Selling Agents

Dave Liniger, co-founder and chairman of RE/MAX, will be featured on the live webinar series, Secrets of Top Selling Agents, on Wednesday, May 22. Eastern time, 10 a.m.Read More ...

Oakland County to appeal U.S. Supreme Court's real estate tax ruling

Oakland County will appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court in its fight against mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, after an appeals court on Monday overturned a ruling that would have allowed the county to recover millions in unpaid real estate transfer taxes from the two lenders.Read More ...

What You Need to Know About Being a Landlord

It's a good time to be an aspiring property baron. Mortgage rates are still hovering near record lows. And, for most ...Read More ...

Gold, silver, and real estate will save you

Do not become complacent or greedy while the markets are at all-time highs.Read More ...

Gold, silver, and real estate will save you

Do not become complacent or greedy while the markets are at all-time highs.Read More ...

Phoenix Home Prices Surge -- Real Estate Recovery Continues

Real Estate Expert Walt Danley Explains Why the Real Estate Market Is Far From Bubble Territory Read More ...

Immigration Reform Could Generate $500 Billion in New Real Estate Transactions

If current legislation that creates a path to legalization for 11 million undocumented immigrants is passed, the nation's Hispanic real estate leaders estimate that it would create a new pool of 3 ...Read More ...

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