Real Estate

apartment

Rents are soaring and demand for apartments is historically high, but some developers are overestimating the strength of the market.

home sales

A significant bump higher in June home sales failed to materialize as expected, because buyers were met with little supply of available listings.

food truck

E-commerce may be driving consumers away from shopping centers, but food is pulling them back in.

home owner

A new survey is showing weaker traffic at open houses and less interest in taking on a mortgage, as worries increase about student debt loads.

housing

This will be the strongest summer housing market in a decade, says Realtor.com’s Jonathan Smoke. Here are the hottest markets.

Summer real estate bounce?

The appetite for U.S. real estate continues to flourish, but international buyers are shifting their sights from luxury to less-pricey properties.

apt

“Annual rent growth is moderating as delivery of new supply peaks and job gains are starting to decline,” wrote Jay Denton, Axiometrics’ senior vice president of analytics.

brownstone

B2R, a mortgage company owned by Blackstone Group, just began offering mortgages for investors that require nothing of the borrower.

house

The final push of the spring housing season turned out weaker than expected. Signed contracts to buy existing homes fell 3.7 percent in May.

house

The strain on housing supply has put strong upward pressure on home prices in most markets, but apparently not all markets, says Trulia.

homebuilder

After sitting tight for four straight months, confidence among U.S. homebuilders improved in June.

sold

Last week’s weak jobs report pushed interest rates lower, but the desire for mortgages was already on the rise.

house

After cooling off in 2014, home flipping is on the rise again — its share of all home sales up 20 percent in the first three months of this year.

hurricane

The 2016 hurricane season has begun, and a report says rebuilding after damaging storm surges this year could cost more than $1.5 trillion.

home

After new and existing home sales surged to their highest levels in years during April, traders are looking for opportunities in housing stocks.