Real Estate Recovery     According to the National Association of Realtors’ (NAR) snapshot of 146 metro marketplaces in May, the national real estate market has definitely made a turn. The hardest-hit areas… »
Warren Sapp's Luxurious Diggs for Sale After Long Career     The former professional football player, warren Sapp, played college ball and was defensive tackle in the NFL for thirteen years. He began playing with the Hurricanes, at University of Miam… »
Housing Market Fundamentals Best Focal Point Housing Market Fundamentals Best Focal Point     Concentrating the economy’s analysis on the housing market fundamentals are a bright ray of hope in a morass of slow recovery. True, the improvement is not as rapid as economists would wish. B… »
Obama Says Congress Obstructing His Homeowner’s Improvement Plan     Obama’s housing plan was the most prominent item on his agenda during his weekly address. He will be traveling to Nevada, which has been called ground zero for the housing crisis still p… »
Builders in U.S. Construct More Residences Fewer Commercial Buildings     U.S. builders spent more money to put up private residences in August. Conversely, less was spent on commercial real estate and public government projects. All construction saw a decrease i… »




      Commercial Property

Investors Gauging How to Play It with REITs

Investors Gauging How to Play It with REITs
There are investments firms that build a portfolio by putting money into REITs. These are Real Estate Investment Trust funds gauged to make profits over time, according to one certified financial planner, John Diaz. His firm, Premier Advisors has $350 million in assets they manage on behalf of clients. According to Diaz, there is bottom feeding real estate planning occurring at this time. His firm focuses portfolios on REITs that track healthcare properties. With the... »
  • Current Trend Sees More Foreclosed Commercial Properties

    Current Trend Sees More Foreclosed Commercial Properties It is not only residential property owners who have in the past, or are now facing foreclosure. An increased number of foreclosed commercial properties are expected in the next few years. In 2011, residential foreclosures decreased for the first time since 2005. But, there has... »
  • Residential and Commercial Property Improvements Addressed

    Residential and Commercial Property Improvements Addressed There is a government program in a 17-city area in California called the HERO financing program set up to facilitate energy upgrades on homes. More than 1,600 applications have been submitted. Over 250 installation contractors are available to do the work. Some new jobs have... »
  • NY Commercial Real Estate Drops to Third Place in Volume

    NY Commercial Real Estate Drops to Third Place in Volume New York trails Paris and London in the vying for number one spot in commercial real estate purchases.  The debt crisis plaguing Europe does not have an effect on foreign buyers from overseas. Following Paris and New York, London is considered the most liquid real... »

      Residential Property

Tax Returns Vs. Romney’s New Housing Market Policy

Tax Returns Vs. Romney’s New Housing Market Policy
The news mongers have been putting a lot of effort into convincing republican candidate, Mitt Romney, to release his 2011 tax returns. As reporters and the public focused on tax returns, Romney was busy formulating a plan for the reformation of the U.S. housing market. Romney’s housing policy provided a distraction for both reporters and the public. His plans for the housing market included significant changes in Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, two entities that... »
  • Housing Market Fundamentals Best Focal Point

    Concentrating the economy’s analysis on the housing market fundamentals are a bright ray of hope in a morass of slow recovery. True, the improvement is not as rapid as economists would wish. But, it is increasing faster than employment and other areas, for example. Homes... »
  • Incumbent and Opponent Express Views on Housing

    Incumbent and Opponent Express Views on Housing You may say jobs first and housing second. The truth is they are closely intertwined. When more people are working, more potential homeowners will be approved for mortgages. Conversely, when more people are approved for mortgages, more existing homes will be sold and more real... »
  • Housing Markets in Small Towns See Activity

    Housing Markets in Small Towns See Activity Small towns with large markets are usually bedroom communities. Advantages to living there are good public schools and short commuting time. These are places where prosperous people want move into a home of their own and put their children in a good school in a... »

      Green Home

Texas Custom Homebuilder Creates Fully Green Home at No Extra Cost

Texas Custom Homebuilder Creates Fully Green Home at No Extra Cost
A builder of custom homes in Texas has proved once and for all that there is simply no need to ever break the bank in order to construct truly green homes. The company in question, Dallas base Greenbrook Homes, has just been awarded an LEED gold certification for its most recent green home project, which was built at standard market cost. The design of the home includes Water Sense Plumbing, which reduces the overall amount... »