Real Estate News

Source: San Francisco Chronicle Real Estate News
Browse the images of a romantic villa in the Berkeley Hills, and you can practically picture the scenes from a movie that might unfold here. The artist splattering paint on a canvas in the brick courtyard, the leisurely meals enjoyed on the sun-dappled terrace, the romantic scenes among the interior's [...]
Wed, Mar 20, 2019 11:00:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Real Estate News
Mortgage adviser: Jim Valler. Property: Single-family home in Richmond. Appraised value: $380,000. Mortgage amount: $342,000. Purchase price: $396,000. Mortgage type: 30-year fixed. Rate: 4.375 percent, no points. Backstory: My clients were first-time home buyers and looking in Richmond for a home to accommodate their growing family. Their agent, Felipe Acobes with Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate [...]
Tue, Mar 19, 2019 5:53:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Houston Chronicle Real Estate News
Life Time, the North American fitness chain that last year entered the burgeoning coworking business, will open its first Life Time Work location in Texas in mid-May at CityCentre, the west Houston mixed-use development at the southeast corner of Interstate 10 and the Beltway. [...]
Tue, Mar 19, 2019 10:00:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Los Angeles Times Real Estate News
Welcome to California Inc., the weekly newsletter of the L.A. Times Business section. I'm Business columnist David Lazarus, and here's a rundown of upcoming stories this week and the highlights of last week, which was marred by a plane crash and mass shooting. The admissions scandal is getting... [...]
Mon, Mar 18, 2019 12:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Los Angeles Times Real Estate News
Our clocks have been adjusted, spring is almost here and the bulk of the winter rains are behind us. What’s also moving ahead besides time? Try the Southern California housing market. Luxury transactions abound, including sales by a veteran actor in Pacific Palisades and by the widow of a cigar-smoking... [...]
Sat, Mar 16, 2019 7:05:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Los Angeles Times Real Estate News
The new owner of Horton Plaza is embroiled in a legal tussle with a small-business owner who exited the downtown shopping center late last year — and millions are at stake. The parties are real estate investment firm Stockdale Capital Partners and Burgerim franchise owner Irwantio, Inc. They are... [...]
Sat, Mar 16, 2019 1:10:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Houston Chronicle Real Estate News
The share of people tapping into the equity in their home by increasing the amount of their loan -- what's known as "cash-out" refinance -- is nearing its historical high, said Freddie Mac in its quarterly refinance report. People are using the money to pay off bills. [...]
Fri, Mar 15, 2019 12:17:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Houston Chronicle Real Estate News
Mortgage rates declined to the lowest level since February of last year, reports Freddie Mac. [...]
Thu, Mar 14, 2019 8:23:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Los Angeles Times Real Estate News
Professor Chris Mayer has a lesson for ­homeowners: Reverse mortgages, which let older Americans tap their home equity without selling or moving, aren’t as risky as some say. In an online video, he brushes aside “common misconceptions,” including fears about losing your home. Mayer, a real estate... [...]
Thu, Mar 14, 2019 12:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Houston Chronicle Real Estate News
In 1957, the same year the Sputnik launched, Donald Stotler built a house in Glenbrook Valley. He was so enthralled with the space race that he commissioned a Sputnik light fixture for his mid-century home, and the oft-photographed home became known as the Sputnik house. It is now hitting the [...]
Wed, Mar 13, 2019 2:15:00 PM, Continue reading at the source