Facebook and others pledge hundreds of millions of dollars toward affordable housing in Bay Area

Facebook and the nonprofit Chan Zuckerberg Initiative are among the participants in a new group that's promising to commit hundreds of millions of dollars to expanding the availability of affordable housing in the Bay Area.The group — the Partnership for the Bay's Future — said on Thursday that it's creating two funds. The first...

5 warning signs a real-estate deal is too good to be true

Higher home prices make homebuying these days no easy feat. So when you find a house or property listed with an affordable price tag, it's only natural to want to snatch it right up.But while good deals do exist in real estate, keep in mind that you often get what you pay for. If a home is...

Many families are flocking to this one state here’s why

States like Texas and California seem to always be in the press as top destinations for moving Americans. Texas boasts no income tax, a booming business climate and a comparatively affordable cost of living, whereas California is home to the entertainment industry, beautiful weather and Silicon Valley.But these states are hardly the only ones that...

London property slump pushes Foxtons to first annual loss since IPO

Nationwide says house prices dipped 0.1% in February from January to average of £211,304The London estate agent Foxtons slumped to its first annual loss since its stock market debut six years ago, blaming a further fall in the number of homes sold and warning of a prolonged downturn in the...

How The Overall Economy Impacts Real Estate?

Many of us, who are involved, on a daily basis, with the many nuances of real estate, get so involved with buying, selling, marketing, and promoting homes, and making/ giving listing presentation, we often ignore, the many economic factors and other conditions, which impact the real estate market. Some of these factors...

9 Things single home buyers must know

Although most people wait till they are married to get buy a home, single home buyers represent a significant portion of the market. According to data from the National Association of Realtors (NAR), better than one in four of today's home buyers is single, and current conditions suggest that more single people may want to...

Real Estate Company Amarillo Texas

Real Estate Company Amarillo Texas Our Mission Statement Amarillo's Parkview Realty, LLC, is committed to providing the highest quality residential and commercial real estate brokerage services to our clients and customers. Amarillo's Parkview Realty, LLC provides a business environment that enables it's sales associates and employees to reach their financial and professional goals and maintain a...

UK estate agents at their gloomiest for 10 years, says Rics

Expectations, demand and sales expectations all down in latest market snapshotBrexit uncertainty and a lack of affordability in some areas continue to stifle the UK housing market, leaving Britain’s estate agentswith their gloomiest view of property values in 10 years.The latest monthly snapshot from...

Do I count as a first-time buyer if I inherit a share of a home abroad?

I’m worried I’ll lose my bonuses in a help-to-buy Isa and/or relief from stamp duty land taxQ My partner and I are looking to buy our first home in London together so have both been saving in help-to-buy Isa accounts. However, I am soon inheriting a share of...

Over 23,000 shops and 175,000 high street jobs predicted to go in 2019

Value of retail property will slump as shift to online giants continues, says reportA further 175,000 jobs will be shed from struggling UK high streets this year and the value of retail property will slump as the boom in online shopping and rise of giants such as Amazon continue to...

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