Real Estate News

Not enough rental homes means boon for Wall Street landlords

There’s an undersupply of single-family houses and apartments to rent for the first time since 2001.

The Big Winner in the Rental Home Shortage: Wall Street

Corporate landlords are benefiting from the worst U.S. rental-housing shortage in more than a decade as construction trails demand and more Americans opt to lease rather than buy. There’s an undersupp

Zillow: Value Of Beantown Homes Up 4.9 Percent, U.S. Home Values Gain $1.7 Trillion In 2014

The total value of all the homes in the Boston metro area rose to just under $600 billion in 2014, up $28 billion, or 4.9 percent, according to a new report from real estate portal Zillow.

Hands-on approach to real estate auctions pays off in 2014 for Atlanta-based John Dixon & Associates

ATLANTA, Dec. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — John Dixon & Associates sold more than 1,700 properties in 2014, including commercial buildings with enough floor space to make up 20 football fields. Banks and

Redfin Identifies the Hottest Homes of 2014

For homebuyers in 2014, time was of the essence. Homes stayed on the market a median of 35 days, and about a third of homes went under contract within 14 days of their debut. In June, Redfin , the cus

Jim Hitt, CEO of American IRA-A National Real Estate IRA Provider, Announces Home Flippers Are Making Big Bucks Again …

This recent article from USA Today is good news for Real Estate IRA investors who are in the practice of fixing and flipping homes. Most investors agree that this also brings good news for the neighbo

dotloop Announces New Features to Better Connect Agents, Brokers and Service Providers

Today dotloop announced a broad set of new functionality to allow agents, brokers and clients alike to collaborate more efficiently with third-party service providers throughout the real estate proces

Fulton DA to re-examine requests for blight assistance

The Fulton County District Attorney says his office will re-examine requests to seize blighted real estate after receiving complaints from Atlanta neighbors who helped identify the properties.

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties Awards Two High School Students $1,000 in Scholarship Funds

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Georgia Properties recently announced the two winners of its annual high school scholarship competition. The real estate firm asked students across the country to descr

Real estate investors eager to buy at auction as bank inventories dwindle

ATLANTA, Nov. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Real estate investors and individuals turned out in large numbers for a flurry of six multi-property auctions in 10 days in Georgia and Florida. The auctions – w