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Real Estate Market

January 14, 2020, 6am PST
Real estate advisors RLCO released their end-of-the-year sales report for master-planned communities, completing a year of strong sales growth.
RCLCO
December 19, 2019, 9am PST
Some areas of the country are experiencing stress in the housing market, according to the new CoreLogic "Loan Performance Insights" report, but overall it's a long-time since homeowners have been so stable.
The Dallas Morning News
December 18, 2019, 11am PST
Value is in the eye of the beholder.
Bloomberg
Blog post
December 17, 2019, 9am PST
Proptech (a portmanteau of property and technology) promises to change the world of development and planning.
Kayla Matthews
November 20, 2019, 6am PST
A three-year investigation of the real estate industry on Long Island reveals rampant discriminatory practices and an industry complicit in the segregation of the communities that comprise the region.
Newsday
November 8, 2019, 12pm PST
The New York Times notes the gentrification of Fort Greene, but caters to the people would looking for places to live in the neighborhood.
The New York Times
October 24, 2019, 5am PDT
Hudson Yards, which opened to the public within the past year, is the most expensive neighborhood in all of New York City, according to a new report.
Crain's New York Business
September 20, 2019, 2pm PDT
Mobile home parks in Colorado provide another example of how a soaring real estate market displaces low-income communities.
Associated Press
September 16, 2019, 1pm PDT
New home-buyers are a little older and a lot more likely to be single than they were 20 years ago.
CityLab
September 6, 2019, 8am PDT
New research using the Terner Center California Residential Land Use Survey also connects demographic trends to housing development opposition.
Terner Center for Housing Innovation
August 30, 2019, 7am PDT
Ranches aren't the only segment of the luxury market having a hard time selling at asking price.
The Wall Street Journal
August 29, 2019, 1pm PDT
A new study examines mortgage lending practices in racially homogenous neighborhoods for clues about how those neighborhoods differ from the aggregate, national market.
Housing Policy Debate
August 24, 2019, 1pm PDT
A tax on non-resident property owners is working as it's intended, as a wave of luxury condo units hit the real estate market all over the city of Vancouver.
The Province
August 23, 2019, 9am PDT
"[P]erhaps at this point, this column should include a trigger warning for any young couple traumatized by the current housing market around here."
The Seattle Times
August 13, 2019, 9am PDT
Call it a role reversal: Oakland is building far more apartments and housing units than San Francisco—a reversal of the history of development in the Bay Area.
San Francisco Chronicle
August 5, 2019, 11am PDT
A potential precedent setting case against rent control is underway in New York. A Next City article takes an in-depth look at the legal argument made by landlords against the state of New York's new rent control law.
Next City
July 21, 2019, 5am PDT
Not since the Great Recession have sales of multi-family residential buildings in New York City slowed to such a standstill. Experts are blaming the state's new rent control regulations.
Bloomberg
July 15, 2019, 8am PDT
Minorities were hardest hit by the foreclosure crisis of the Great Recession. Latinos are now helping keep the housing market afloat.
The Wall Street Journal
July 11, 2019, 5am PDT
Real estate advisors RLCO have been compiling data on sales at master-planned communities since 1994. The mid-year report for 2019 shows strong sales growth in the sector.
RCLCO
June 25, 2019, 11am PDT
The Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University released its annual "The State of the Nation's Housing" report this morning. There are some signs of post-recession normalcy in the housing market for high-income earners.
Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University