Real Estate

Tracy Kasper, a realtor from Nampa, Idaho. Courtesy: NAR The president of the National Association of Realtors on Monday said she was resigning due to a blackmail threat that sought to “compromise” her leadership role. NAR President Tracy Kasper said she had notified the group’s leadership team “that she recently received a threat to disclose
Republican presidential candidate, former President Donald Trump arrives at a campaign event at the Hyatt Hotel on December 13, 2023 in Coralville, Iowa.  Scott Olson | Getty Images News | Getty Images The judge presiding over the high-stakes civil business fraud trial of former President Donald Trump harshly questioned the credibility of a key expert
An aerial view of existing homes near new homes under construction (UPPER R) in the Chatsworth neighborhood on September 08, 2023 in Los Angeles, California.  Mario Tama | Getty Images Homeowners looking to refinance are finding savings after mortgage rates dropped again last week. The average contract interest rate for 30-year fixed-rate mortgages with conforming
The East China headquarters of Country Garden is being shown in Zhenjiang, Jiangsu Province, China, on October 10, 2023. Nurphoto | Nurphoto | Getty Images Embattled Chinese real estate developer Country Garden may avoid a default on its yuan-denominated bonds after most holders of a local note agreed not to demand repayment this week, according to Bloomberg
Residential buildings under construction at China Vanke Co.’s Isle Maison development in Hefei, China, on Monday, Nov. 27, 2023. China is ramping up pressure on banks to support struggling real estate developers, signaling President Xi Jinping’s tolerance for property sector pain is nearing its limit. Source: Bloomberg Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images BEIJING — China
Homes in Hercules, California, US. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images After surging over 8% in October, mortgage rates are falling back toward 7% again, and that is jump-starting the refinance market. Last week, the average contract interest rate for 30-year fixed-rate mortgages with conforming loan balances ($726,200 or less) decreased to 7.17% from 7.37%,
As employers recognize the link between employee health and productivity, office wellness programs and initiatives are evolving from a mere perk to a fundamental part of workplace culture and design. Extending beyond the traditional scope of healthcare, these amenities include a holistic approach towards physical, mental, and emotional health that tenants have come to expect—and