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  • BOMA International's Top 7 Strategies for "Greening" Cities This Earth Day Marketwired - 1 hour 22 minutes ago

    The Building Owners and Managers Association International has issued its "Top 7 Strategies" for commercial real estate professionals to help make cities green, complementing the 2014 Earth Day ...

  • Pacific Union Named Christie's International Real Estate Affiliate of the Year PR Newswire - 4 hours ago

    SAN FRANCISCO, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Christie's International Real Estate has named Pacific Union, the San Francisco Bay Area's leading luxury real estate firm, its "Affiliate of the Year" ...

  • Commercial Lender Saxena Capital Partners Opens New Real Estate Fund to Qualified Investors GlobeNewswire - 6 hours ago

    WASHINGTON, DC -- via PRWEB - Saxena Capital Partners is pleased to announce the launch of their new fund, Saxena Capital Partners' Real Estate Fund One.

  • China March New Home Price Increases Ease on Tighter Credit Bloomberg - 10 hours ago

    China's new-home price increases eased across the country last month amid tighter credit that prompted developers to give discounts. Home prices from the first-tier cities to those less affluent all weakened in March, according to the National Bureau of Statistics. Prices in the capital city of Beijing rose 10 percent from a year earlier, the slowest since April last year, while those in Shanghai added 13 percent, the smallest since June. Developers including Agile Property Holdings Ltd. (3383) and Wharf Holdings Ltd. cut home prices in some eastern Chinese cities this year as market sentiment weakened on tight liquidity.

  • China home price inflation cools to 8-month low in March Reuters - 14 hours ago
    China home price inflation cools to 8-month low in March

    China's home price inflation slowed to an eight-month low in March, extending to a third month a loss of momentum in a property market that has been a strong spot in the world's second-largest economy. Average new home prices in China's 70 major cities rose 7.7 percent in March from a year earlier, easing from the previous month's 8.7 percent rise, according to Reuters calculations based on data released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Friday. Analysts said the cooling of the property market is an initial indication of stabilisation and they expected the easing trend to continue this year. China's property market has lost steam since late 2013 as authorities tightened controls on speculative buying, and as banks made it harder for home buyers and small developers to get loans.

  • China's cooling property market a risk to economic growth Reuters - 14 hours ago

    China's property market could threaten Beijing's plan to manage a slowdown in growth, as evidence mounts of a rapid cooling in what had been one of the few strong spots in the world's second-largest economy. But marked decelerations in property investment and sales, and a contraction in housing starts in the first quarter, point to weakness in a sector that supports some 40 other industries, ranging from cement to furniture, and plays an important role in underpinning consumer confidence. "We think weaker property activity poses a key downside risk to GDP growth this year," Tao Wang, economist at UBS said in a note to clients. Property investment generated about 12 percent of China's GDP in the first quarter, down from a 15 percent contribution in 2013, Reuters calculations based on official figures showed.

  • China’s New Home Price Gains Ease in March on Tighter Credit Bloomberg - 15 hours ago

    China's new-home price increases eased across the country last month amid tighter credit that prompted developers to give discounts. Home prices from the first-tier cities to those less affluent all weakened in March, according to the National Bureau of Statistics. Prices in the capital city of Beijing rose 10 percent from a year earlier, the slowest since April last year, while those in Shanghai added 13 percent, the smallest since June. Developers including Agile Property Holdings Ltd. (3383) and Wharf Holdings Ltd. cut home prices in some eastern Chinese cities this year as market sentiment weakened on tight liquidity.

  • Inovalis Real Estate Investment Trust announces April 2014 distribution CNW Group - 17 hours ago

    Inovalis Real Estate Investment Trust announces April 2014 distribution

  • Vineyard at Vista Del Mar Offers Unique Opportunities to Spring Forward Into Move-In Ready Homes Marketwired - 17 hours ago
    Vineyard at Vista Del Mar Offers Unique Opportunities to Spring Forward Into Move-In Ready Homes

    Spring forward into your ideal home at William Lyon Homes' Vineyard at Vista Del Mar in Pittsburg. Showcasing new family homes and a great location to ease daily commutes, Vineyard is currently offering ...

  • Homebuyers Get Ready to Make Your Move to William Lyon Homes' Maplewood in Tracy Marketwired - 17 hours ago
    Homebuyers Get Ready to Make Your Move to William Lyon Homes' Maplewood in Tracy

    Attainable prices and room to grow -- that's the latest news on William Lyon Homes' Maplewood, an incredible home opportunity coming soon to Tracy. Homebuyers who have been seeking new family-sized floorplans ...

  • Zephyr Agents Present Innovative Design in the Heart of Noe Valley Marketwired - 18 hours ago
    Zephyr Agents Present Innovative Design in the Heart of Noe Valley

    The dynamic team of Danny Fernandez and Harry Clark at Zephyr are pleased to announce their newest property listings at 1318 and 1320 Church Street, also known as SteelHouse1and2. These two properties ...

  • Brandywine Homes Now Leasing at Cobblestone in South Garden Grove, California Marketwired - 19 hours ago

    Brandywine Homes has begun leasing at Cobblestone, a 34-unit rental community consisting of both townhomes and flats on 1.1 acres in the heart of Orange County. The property opened for lease this past ...

  • Britons Struggle to Save for Home Down Payments as Prices Surge Bloomberg - 20 hours ago

    Those who say they're unable to save anything for a deposit on a home rose to 57 percent from 42 percent a year earlier, according to a survey by mortgage lender Halifax. Average rents have increased by more than 1,200 pounds since 2009, while the cost of owning is relatively unchanged, it said.

  • The Norris Group’s Bruce Norris to Speak at MBA's First Single-Family Rental Finance Summit Business Wire - 20 hours ago

    The changing single-family rental market is a hot topic that’s grabbed the attention of Wall Street as the rental market evolves in the wake of the nation’s housing crisis.

  • Singapore no home for luxury developers as cooling measures bite Reuters - 21 hours ago

    Luxury property developers in Singapore are facing their worst sales outlook in six years as a raft of government measures to cool one of the world's most expensive real estate markets bite. "There's quite a difference between the number of people who express interest in a development compared to those who are able to commit," she added.

  • Marcus & Millichap Launches New Company Website Business Wire - 21 hours ago

    Marcus & Millichap , a leading commercial real estate investment services firm with offices throughout the United States and Canada, announced today the launch of it

  • Liberty Property Inks Lease Deals Zacks - 21 hours ago

    Liberty Property disclosed the signing of leases for a total area of 94,400 square feet with Atlas Box and Crating Company at Keystone Business Park in Morrisville, NC.

  • HFF secures $165 million financing for 4-property retail portfolio in Pennsylvania and Ohio Thomson Reuters ONE - 22 hours ago

    PITTSBURGH, PA, April 17, 2014 - HFF announced today that it has secured $165 million in financing for a four-property retail portfolio totaling more than 1.9 million square feet in Pennsylvania and Ohio. ...

  • Prudential Prairie Path, Realtors® Joins Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Real Estate Brokerage Netwo … Business Wire - 22 hours ago

    Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, the new real estate brokerage network operated by HSF Affiliates LLC, today announced that Prudential Prairie Path, Realtors® has joined the networ

  • California Home Sales Spring Higher in March, but Diminishing Affordability Sapping Market, C.A.R. R … Business Wire - Fri, Apr 18, 2014 5:08 AM NZST

    California’s housing market ticked upward in March to reach the highest level in four months, but sales were still lower than a year ago as declining housing affordability continue

  • Binswanger / Realty Advisory Group Named Exclusive Agent for 1,625 Acre Master-Planned Industrial Development … Marketwired - Fri, Apr 18, 2014 4:05 AM NZST

    Binswanger / Realty Advisory Group has been named exclusive agent by Roll Real Estate Development, LLC, the commercial real estate development division of Roll Global, for the sale and lease of build-to-suit ...

  • March Home Sales Rebound, Prices Rise Higher PR Newswire - Fri, Apr 18, 2014 3:36 AM NZST

    DENVER, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time in 2014, March saw home sales increase over the previous month.  While sales were 10.1% below the levels of one year ago, they rose a significant 24.6% higher than February sales.  Every one of the 52 metro areas surveyed for the March RE/MAX National Housing Report saw an increase in sales over February. The median price of homes sold in March was 8.8% higher than the median price in March 2013.  A continuing low inventory of homes for sale has pressured prices to rise, especially in markets that have experienced an accelerated recovery. On a year-to-year basis, March became the 12th consecutive month with fewer inventory losses than the previous month. At the rate of sales in March, the Months Supply of inventory fell to 4.1, where a supply of 6.0 indicates a market balanced equally between buyers and sellers.

  • GW Timeshare Services Announces Help for Timeshare Owners to End Monthly and Annual Payment Obligati … PR Newswire - Fri, Apr 18, 2014 2:00 AM NZST

    HERMITAGE, Pa., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Groupwise Timeshare Services, also known as GW Timeshare Services, has announced that they are offering assistance to the owners of timeshares who are looking to end their monthly and annual payment obligations. According to the company, there are a rising number of timeshare owners in the United States who are paying exorbitant amounts for their timeshares simply because of annual maintenance fees and special assessments. The company is now providing a means for these timeshare owners to eliminate these rapidly rising costs. While many timeshare owners may have conducted thorough and thoughtful research regarding the investment in a timeshare, circumstances often change.

  • Why Your Vacation Home May Not Be Your Retirement Home US News - Fri, Apr 18, 2014 1:35 AM NZST

    It's called retirement, and if you buy a house right here, right now, this charmed moment will last forever. Not quite, seasoned real estate agents say. Take off the vacation goggles before you start seriously pursuing a home purchase in a locale you love to visit, advises Sheelah Clarkson, a partner with the Sheelah Clarkson Asheville Real Estate Agency in Asheville, N.C. "Enjoy the vacation, but do the research when you plan to be there permanently," she says. The National Association of Realtors' latest figures indicate that vacation home sales rocketed 29.7 percent last year over 2012, to 717,000 purchases.

  • LJM Developments Expands its Property Management Portfolio GlobeNewswire - Fri, Apr 18, 2014 1:02 AM NZST

    BURLINGTON, Ontario -- via PRWEB - LJM Developments (LJM) well known for their recent successes in residential and commercial real estate developments around the Greater Toronto Area, has added 60 properties ...

  • Centerline Capital Group Facilitates the Acquisition of a Multifamily Facility Located in San Antonio, … Thomson Reuters ONE - Fri, Apr 18, 2014 1:01 AM NZST

    - Deal closed in under 30 days; Total funding equals $3.37 Million- New York, NY -April 17, 2014 - Centerline Capital Group, a provider of real estate mortgage services for affordable and conventional ...

  • Realtor.com® March 2014 Housing Report: National Growth in Housing Inventory and Days on Market Signal … PR Newswire - Fri, Apr 18, 2014 1:00 AM NZST

    SAN JOSE, Calif., April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Realtor.com®, a leader in online real estate operated by Move, Inc. (NASDAQ: MOVE), today released its National Housing Trend Report for March 2014. The ...

  • Greater Toronto Realtors(R) Report Mid-Month Resale Housing Statistics Marketwired - Fri, Apr 18, 2014 1:00 AM NZST

    Toronto Real Estate Board President Dianne Usher announced that the spring market started off on a strong note in the Greater Toronto Area, with a 10.8 per cent year-over-year sales increase reported by ...

  • Redfin Unveils Top 10 Neighborhoods for Green Homes Business Wire - Fri, Apr 18, 2014 1:00 AM NZST
    Redfin Unveils Top 10 Neighborhoods for Green Homes

    With Earth Day just around the corner, today Redfin , a full-service real estate brokerage, released a list of 10 neighborhoods across the U.S. with the largest number of green homes, and a list of the top green neighborhoods within 20 major metropolitan markets.

  • Home Buyers and Sellers Beware When Choosing to Rely Solely on Online Resources for Real Estate Need … PR Newswire - Fri, Apr 18, 2014 12:40 AM NZST

    LUBBOCK, Texas, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With all the information on the Internet, many feel they can become a virtual expert on just about anything – including buying or selling a home. Since a realtor is going to get a percentage of the total selling price, you might want to keep that extra cash and try to sell on your own and find that perfect dream home by surfing real estate websites, right? Not so fast, says Lubbock Association of REALTORS President Nancy Rawls. "If you choose to forego a realtor, there are so many things you'll need to prepare for," she said.

  • Crombie REIT announces monthly distribution CNW Group - Fri, Apr 18, 2014 12:33 AM NZST

    STELLARTON, NS , April 17, 2014 /CNW/ - Crombie Real Estate Investment Trust ("Crombie") (TSX: CRR.UN) today announced a distribution of $0.07417 per unit for the period from April 1, 2014 , ...

  • Kungsleden AB: Kungsleden Letting 1,700 Sq.M. Office Space in Gothenburg Business Wire - Fri, Apr 18, 2014 12:10 AM NZST

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  • Mortgages drop, but are they due for a bounce? Bankrate.com - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 10:00 PM NZST

    The benchmark 15-year fixed-rate mortgage fell to 3.48 percent from 3.52 percent last week. The benchmark 5/1 adjustable-rate mortgage fell to 3.32 percent from 3.34 percent. That's the million-dollar question, and mortgage experts say potential borrowers shouldn't stretch their luck by waiting. The United States is still perceived by investors as one of the safest places to park their money, despite some recent mixed economic news.

  • Sectie5 Management Selects Yardi Voyager 7S Business Wire - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 5:00 PM NZST

    Yardi Systems, a leading developer of software solutions for the real estate investment, asset and property management industry, announces today that Sectie5 Management has selecte

  • Property developers play the waiting game as buyers hunt for good bargains Singapore Business Review - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 4:24 PM NZST
    Property developers play the waiting game as buyers hunt for good bargains

    According to PropNex, developers are likely to take on a cautious front and time their launches, keeping in mind that it is a buyers’ market now and there is general expectation of a price correction. Also, expect developers to continue minting a high proportion of small units in projects to keep quantum prices within reach of TDSR-constrained buyers. Mr Mohamed Ismail, CEO of PropNex Realty commented: “Existing launches are still fairly muted compared to pre-TDSR days as buyers are increasingly selective with regard to their buying decisions.

  • China's Property Controls Seen Cracking as Economy Risks Deeper Slowdown Bloomberg - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 3:29 PM NZST

    China's slump in property sales and construction is spurring speculation that the government's four-year-old campaign of real-estate controls will start to crack. Citigroup Inc. sees "targeted easing" including on home purchase restrictions, while Bank of America Corp. says smaller cities may see looser rules. Centaline Group, parent of China's biggest real-estate brokerage, says some cities are inclined to adjust policies such as the level of scrutiny of buyers. While the government last night announced more support measures including lower reserve requirements for rural banks, Li reiterated that the nation isn't considering stronger stimulus.

  • Survey finds foreign buyers increasing, tips Queensland for best property gains ABC - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 2:06 PM NZST

    A major bank's survey of real estate professionals and investors finds foreign purchasers now account for up to a quarter of buyers in some markets. It has found that an estimated 24.4 per cent of new dwelling sales in Queensland are going to foreign buyers, while sales to non-citizens or permanent residents amounted to 13.9 per cent of the market for new or off-the-plan sales nationwide. Perhaps more surprising is that foreign buyers were estimated to be the purchasers in 9.5 per cent of established property sales, and 12.7 per cent in New South Wales - there are tight restrictions on such purchases, which are generally only allowed to temporary residents while they are in Australia, with the property having to be sold once they leave.

  • Stunning Kallang Riverside Property Available May 1, 2014 Accesswire - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 1:05 PM NZST

    The Brand new Kallang Riverside Condo properties will be available May 1st for those who want the best investment opportunity or to live luxuriously near the CBD area Singapore / ACCESSWIRE / April 16th, ...

  • BFC Financial Corporation's Subsidiary, BBX Capital Corporation, Files Its Corporate Overview Marketwired - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 12:42 PM NZST

    BFC Financial Corporation announced today that its subsidiary, BBX Capital Corporation , has filed a Form 8-K containing a Corporate Overview of BBX Capital with the Securities and Exchange Commission.......

  • Home sales of $10 million rise in Connecticut town Associated Press - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 11:55 AM NZST
    Home sales of $10 million rise in Connecticut town

    Connecticut's Gold Coast is living up to its name, with a record $120 million sale of a waterfront estate in Greenwich leading an increase in sales of homes for more than $10 million. Five homes sold this ...

  • Sales of homes for more than $10 million increase Associated Press - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 10:22 AM NZST
    Sales of homes for more than $10 million increase

    Connecticut's Gold Coast is living up to its name, with a record $120 million sale of a waterfront estate in Greenwich leading an increase in sales of homes for more than $10 million. Five homes sold this ...

  • Will Big Investors Buy More Single-Family Rental Homes? Investor's Business Daily - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 10:21 AM NZST

    Real estate investment trusts, hedge funds and private equity firms have snapped up 200,000 distressed homes and turned them into rentals over the past few years, hoping to generate returns via yearly ...

  • BBX Capital Corporation Files Its Corporate Overview Marketwired - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 10:20 AM NZST

    BBX Capital Corporation , formerly BankAtlantic Bancorp, Inc., announced today it has filed a Form 8-K containing a Corporate Overview of BBX Capital with the Securities and Exchange Commission. This Corporate......

  • California home prices surge in March; sales fall Associated Press - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 10:00 AM NZST

    California home prices surged to a six-year high in March amid lackluster sales at the start of the traditional buying season, a research firm said Wednesday. The median sales price for new and existing ...

  • BTB announces the sale of a commercial complex CNW Group - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 8:10 AM NZST

    MONTRÉAL, April 16, 2014 /CNW/ - BTB Real Estate Investment Trust (TSX: BTB.UN) ("BTB" or the "Trust") announces the sale of a commercial complex located at 7205 and 7235 St-Jacques Street West, in the City of Montreal, Province of Québec.  This complex totalling approximately 25,400 square feet was acquired on February 1st, 2007.  The sale price for this complex is $4,200,000. BTB is a real estate investment trust listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange. BTB is an important owner of properties in eastern Canada. BTB owns 68 commercial, office and industrial properties for a total rentable area of approximately 4.6 million square feet.

  • Parkway Announces 2014 First Quarter Conference Call PR Newswire - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 8:05 AM NZST

    ORLANDO, Fla., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Parkway Properties, Inc. (NYSE:PKY) announced today that it will release 2014 first quarter earnings on Monday, May 12, 2014 after the market close and will ...

  • Kimco Realty First Quarter 2014 Transaction Activity Exceeds $500M; Company Continues to Simplify and … Business Wire - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 8:05 AM NZST

    NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y.--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Kimco Realty Corp. (NYSE:KIM - News), North America’s largest publicly traded owner and operator of neighborhood and community shopping centers, today announced its transaction activity for the first quarter of 2014. During this period, the company continued to simplify its business model with the acquisition of three properties from a joint venture and the disposition of a nine-property retail portfolio in Mexico. Kimco also continued its portfolio transformation and redevelopment activity by purchasing two large, well-positioned properties in North Carolina. In the first quarter, Kimco acquired five high-quality shopping centers totaling more than 900,000 square feet for a gross purchase price of $216.0 million, including $113.0 million of mortgage debt.

  • Easing Housing Policies Could Buttress China Real Estate ETF ETF Trends - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 8:01 AM NZST

    As the housing market slows in China, Beijing could ease its regulatory controls, potentially bolstering a China real estate exchange traded fund. Citigroup (NYSE: C) expects “targeted easing” on home ...

  • Couple to auction land adjacent Clear Creek Monastery PR Newswire - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 7:52 AM NZST

    WAGONER, Okla., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For years, Dale and Sue Nichols have made their home in the woods and rolling hills of Cherokee County, where Sue was born. "Dale and Sue just wanted to go ahead and get this sold," said Brent Wellings, Southwest manager for Schrader. The estate, part of which borders land owned by Clear Creek Monastery, includes recreational land with abundant deer and wild turkey.

  • Tranzon Auction Properties Engaged To Auction Hanscom's Truck Stops In Portsmouth, NH PR Newswire - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 7:48 AM NZST

    PORTLAND, Maine, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tranzon Auction Properties is pleased to announce the sale of two Truck Stops in Portsmouth, NH. I grew up in Portsmouth and Hanscom's has been around since before I was born," commented Mike Carey, Tranzon Vice President. "We've sold almost a 100 (gas) stations in the last few years, but none of them have Hanscom's history, legacy and business goodwill. Hired by Hanscom's Truck Stop, Tranzon Auction Properties will offer both the Northbound and Southbound locations at auction on May 21st.

  • Office Markets Strengthen Where Tech, Energy Jobs Are Investor's Business Daily - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 7:29 AM NZST

    Call it the Google effect. While most of the market for office space continues to recover slowly, geographic pockets with abundant tech and energy jobs are sprinting ahead of the pack. In a "first ...

  • Platinum Luxury Auctions Announces Pending Sale of Vero Beach Estate PR Newswire - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 7:28 AM NZST

    VERO BEACH, Fla., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A luxury, golf course estate within the John's Island community of Vero Beach, Florida is pending sale, announced Platinum Luxury Auctions. The Miami-based firm, specializing in the luxury auction sale of unique, multi-million-dollar properties, worked in cooperation with listing agent David Ashcroft of Treasure Coast Sotheby's International Realty for the sale. "We're very excited for all parties involved," noted Trayor Lesnock, Platinum's president and founder. "The sale will end a long journey for both buyer and seller: the former in searching for their John's Island home, and the latter in ending a more than 4-year sales process." Mr. Ashcroft, who also represented the buyers in the sale, concurred.

  • Latest CoStar Commercial Repeat Sale Analysis: Price Momentum for Commercial Real Estate Continued to … GlobeNewswire - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 7:20 AM NZST

    WASHINGTON -- This month's CoStar Commercial Repeat Sale Indices (CCRSI) provide the market's first look at February 2014 commercial real estate pricing. Based on 1,028 repeat sales in February 2014 and ...

  • U.S. industry shows some vigor, but housing soft Reuters - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 6:47 AM NZST
    U.S. industry shows some vigor, but housing soft

    Groundbreaking for new homes also increased but remained well below the post-recession peak hit in November, signaling the drag the housing market is placing on the economy. Output at the nation's factories, mines and utilities rose 0.7 percent last month after an upwardly revised gain of 1.2 percent in February, the Federal Reserve said on Wednesday. The increase in industrial production, which beat economists' expectations for a 0.5 percent gain, reflected in part a 0.5 percent rise in manufacturing output. The report added to data such as retail sales and employment in painting a bullish picture of the economy at the end of the first quarter after it was slammed by an unusually cold and disruptive winter.

  • GTA high-rise sales remain strong in Q1 CNW Group - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 5:34 AM NZST

    GTA high-rise sales remain strong in Q1

  • Avison Young acquires Commercial Texas, opens new office in Austin, TX PR Newswire - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 3:00 AM NZST

    Fast-growing commercial real estate services firm opens 40th U.S. office; 11 members join, Michael Kennedy becomes Managing Director TORONTO, April 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Mark E. Rose, Chair and CEO of Avison Young, the world's fastest-growing commercial real estate services firm, announced today that it has acquired Austin, Texas-based commercial real estate services firm Commercial Texas, LLC and opened a new office in Austin, TX. The newest American office represents Avison Young's third office in Texas, 40th office in the U.S., 42nd office outside of Canada, and an additional step in the firm's ongoing aggressive global growth and expansion strategy.

  • Explosion in US$1 Million-Plus Residential Property Sales Heralds a Resurgent Global Luxury Housing Market, … Business Wire - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 2:40 AM NZST

    The global luxury residential real estate market flourished in 2013, with exceptional increases in the volume of US$1 million-plus market sales, according to a newly released repor

  • Realty Masters Opens New Miami Office Marketwired - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 2:04 AM NZST

    Realty Masters , one of Florida's fastest growing commercial real estate brokerage firms, announced that it has opened its third Florida office in Coral Gables to better service its Miami-Dade clients ...

  • New York Dominates World's Most Lavish High-rise Apartments List by Billionaire.com PR Newswire - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 2:00 AM NZST

    SINGAPORE, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The cachet of owning the finest property in the centre of town is irresistible to the world's billionaires, who are increasingly looking for the ultra-luxurious ...

  • Scotiabank: Canada's Housing Market Transitioning to Slower Growth Marketwired - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 2:00 AM NZST

    Canada's long housing cycle is turning and the impact of a softening market will be felt broadly, according to a Scotiabank report released today. Residential investment stalled last year, as affordability ...

  • Milestone Apartments REIT to Report First Quarter 2014 Financial Results on May 7, 2014 CNW Group - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 2:00 AM NZST

    TORONTO AND DALLAS , April 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Milestone Apartments REIT (TSX: MST.UN) ("Milestone" or the "REIT") will report its first quarter 2014 financial results after market close ...

  • ApartmentFinder.com Releases Updated Google Android™ App PR Newswire - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 1:40 AM NZST
    ApartmentFinder.com Releases Updated Google Android™ App

    Available for free at Google Play, the newly updated Apartment Finder Android app features the user-friendly design, smart search functions and advanced filtering options of the recently re-developed website (ApartmentFinder.com) to provide renters with quicker and easier on-the-go access to one of the largest collections of U.S. apartment rentals online. With the release, Android customers will enjoy the same consistent key features, experience and tools across all its mobile products, including: "The recent enhancements and ground-breaking additions to our mobile offerings demonstrate our commitment to continued growth of our suite of mobile products in 2014," says Marcia Bollinger, President of Apartment Finder. Apartment Finder has helped apartment hunters find their ideal new apartment home since 1981.

  • USAA Real Estate Company Develops New Headquarters for National Science Foundation in Alexandria, VA PR Newswire - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 1:30 AM NZST

    SAN ANTONIO, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- USAA Real Estate Company, on behalf of one of its affiliates today announced that it is developing a new office property in the Washington DC suburb of Alexandria, ...

  • Security Benefit Appoints Two Regional Vice Presidents for Education Channel GlobeNewswire - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 1:30 AM NZST

    TOPEKA, Kan. -- Security Benefit (SB), a leader in the U.S. retirement market, announced today two new Regional Vice Presidents in its Education sales distribution channel. Korie Henry will oversee the ...

  • US home building up in March after frigid winter Associated Press - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 1:18 AM NZST
    US home building up in March after frigid winter

    U.S home construction rose moderately in March as builders resumed work at the end of a frigid winter. But applications for building permits slid, clouding the outlook for future construction. Builders ...

  • U.S. housing starts up but miss forecasts; permits fall Reuters - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 1:11 AM NZST
    U.S. housing starts up but miss forecasts; permits fall

    U.S. housing starts rose but below market expectations and building permits fell in March, pointing to underlying weakness in the housing market that could persist despite improving weather. The Commerce Department said on Wednesday groundbreaking increased 2.8 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 946,000. "Given the weather, housing is still disappointing," said Scott Brown, chief economist at Raymond James in St. Petersburg, Florida. The housing market is under strain from higher mortgage rates and elevated house prices that are sidelining potential buyers.

  • Home Prices up 9.9% in March After 17 Consecutive Months of Double-Digit Gains, According to Redfin Business Wire - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 1:00 AM NZST

    After 17 consecutive months of double-digit annual price appreciation, March saw gains soften to 9.9 percent after rising 12.9 percent in February and 14.1 percent in January. Acco

  • Real Estate Video Classifieds by ClassifiedsEarth.com Empowers Real Estate Professionals Worldwide with … PR Newswire - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 12:45 AM NZST

    FORT MYERS, Fla., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- If a picture's worth a thousand words, then a video must be worth millions. That's the thought behind the new real estate listing website ClassifiedsEarth.com (http://www.classifiedsearth.com). The free service enables realtors, property managers, homeowners, builders, and home improvement companies to add a YouTube video to each listing, giving prospective buyers the immersive, dynamic experience of "being there." "Ads from licensed realtors on ClassifiedsEarth.com have increased dramatically over the last six months," explained Manager James Reardon.

  • The ways in which a tax change can affect the homebuilders Market Realist - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 12:32 AM NZST

    Short sales have been a way for underwater homeowners to get out from under their debt.

  • U.S. housing starts rise less than expected, permits fall Reuters - UK Focus - Thu, Apr 17, 2014 12:30 AM NZST

    U.S. housing starts rose less than expected in March and building permits fell, pointing to underlying weakness in the housing market that could persist despite better weather. The Commerce Department said on Wednesday groundbreaking increased 2.8 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 946,000. The housing market is under strain from higher mortgage rates and elevated house prices that are sidelining potential buyers.

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    1.175+0.020+1.73%
    MELCA.NZ
    0.1450.0000.00%
    WDT.NZ
    2.07-0.005-0.24%
    AIR.NZ
  • % Gainers
    % Gainers
    NamePriceChange% Chg
    1.61+0.290+21.97%
    GEO.NZ
    1.81+0.260+16.77%
    GNE.NZ
    0.38+0.030+8.57%
    RBC.NZ
    4.75+0.300+6.74%
    DIL.NZ
    0.34+0.020+6.25%
    MAD.NZ
  • % Losers
    % Losers
    NamePriceChange% Chg
    0.138-0.022-13.75%
    RNS.NZ
    0.53-0.040-7.02%
    PPL.NZ
    0.54-0.040-6.90%
    MOA.NZ
    5.80-0.30-4.92%
    FBI070.NZ
    5.30-0.20-3.64%
    AIA120.NZ