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Source: Houston Chronicle Real Estate News
Compass, a 6-year-old company that touts a proprietary data and technology platform for buying and selling real estate, has lured some of Houston's top agents to join its new office here. [...]
Wed, Nov 14, 2018 7:40:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Houston Chronicle Real Estate News
Airbnb started as a place for homeowners to make money while they're away. Since then, the model has greatly expanded -- in part because third-party companies are making renting on the platform easier than ever. Hosts of companies have sprung up to help homeowners manage their listings on Airbnb. Now, [...]
Wed, Nov 14, 2018 3:20:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Houston Chronicle Real Estate News
Sales of single-family homes turned up in October, a sign that higher mortgage rates may be compelling Houstonians to buy before rates go even higher. [...]
Wed, Nov 14, 2018 6:00:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Real Estate News
From a kitchen remodel to specialty lighting, there are a number of surprising things that can decrease your home value. [...]
Wed, Nov 14, 2018 3:45:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Houston Chronicle Real Estate News
Waypoint is moving into managing student properties. "It's a growing industry because people feel like it's recession-proof," said Waypoint Student Living Senior Vice President Jason White. [...]
Tue, Nov 13, 2018 3:20:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Real Estate News
In a refreshing change of perspective, a recent study from RENTCafe suggests San Francisco, eternally maligned as one of the nation's--and the world's--least affordable cities for renters, is actually the second most affordable in the United States. [...]
Tue, Nov 13, 2018 12:03:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: San Francisco Chronicle Real Estate News
On three acres in Brinoes, you could live an upscale rural life in this home, which comes with separate artist studio, chicken coop, and tiki bar, plus a rooftop deck on the main home- all for $1.195 million. [...]
Tue, Nov 13, 2018 4:29:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Los Angeles Times Real Estate News
Dear Liz: My ex-husband is a self-employed carpenter who just turned 64. He’s gotten a bit over his head with his credit cards. He tried for a home equity loan since he has plenty of equity and high credit scores. His mortgage lender says he doesn’t make enough money and [...]
Sun, Nov 11, 2018 11:00:00 AM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Los Angeles Times Real Estate News
It’s a wrap in Silver Lake for Kristen Wiig, who is offering her revamped Midcentury Modern-style home for $5.125 million. The Silver Lake hillside perch, named the Martin Residence for its architect, Albert P. Martin, maintains its Modernist aesthetic and original floor plan. An open-concept great... [...]
Sat, Nov 10, 2018 2:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source
Source: Los Angeles Times Real Estate News
Belying its exotic moniker, the site that became Hawaiian Gardens was originally a marsh that local farmers called “the Delta,” according to the city's official history. The Delta drew a steady stream of locals and passing travelers looking to water their horses at its murky pools, and in 1927... [...]
Sat, Nov 10, 2018 1:00:00 PM, Continue reading at the source