Real Estate News

08/24/2017: The Week in Luxury: a Map of NYC’s Priciest Apartment Sales

Each week, The Real Deal and CityRealty look back at Manhattan’s priciest apartment sales. Read more.

08/17/2017:  Home Prices Rise 6.2 Percent In Second Quarter, New Housing Data Show

Home prices across the US continued to show strength in the second quarter as tight supply and soaring demand pushed prices up in almost every region of the country.  Read more.

08/16/2017: In New York, rents are increasing twice as fast as wages

For the city’s lowest earners, the rent keeps rising but the paychecks are not.  Read more.

08/15/2017: The Week in Luxury: a Map of NYC’s Priciest Apartment Sales

Each week, The Real Deal and CityRealty look back at Manhattan’s priciest apartment sales. Read more.

08/14/2017: Dollar Weakness Could Provide Just the Boost the Sluggish U.S. Economy Needs

The dollar’s broad decline since January presents some near-term benefits for the slow-growing U.S. economy.  Read more.

08/10/2017: Concessions at BK rental apartments hit record seven-year high

More than 20% of July rentals in the borough included concessions.  Read more.

08/09/2017: Queens condo plans fall slightly but still sit at nine-year high

The number of Queens condominium units submitted for approval fell slightly in the second quarter, but remains close to a nine-year high. Read more.

08/01/2017: The Week in Luxury: a Map of NYC’s Priciest Apartment Sales

Each week, The Real Deal and CityRealty look back at Manhattan’s priciest apartment sales. Read more.

07/31/2017: Should I Stay Or Should I Go? How Renters Decide to Renew Leases

More apartment renters nationwide are choosing to renew their leases when they expire, rather than move out.  Read more.

07/27/2017: Hamptons’ resi sales jump to highest level in two years

Residential sales in the Hamptons jumped again in the second quarter of 2017, with the higher end of the market seeing the most activity.  Read more.

07/20/2017: The US economy is on the verge of breaking 2 records — but only one is good news

“Within weeks, the US may have delivered both the longest and the weakest economic upswing in post-war history,” writes Stephen King, a senior economic adviser to HSBC, in a research note.  Read more.

07/19/2017: The stock market hasn’t been this confident in 24 years

The stock market hasn’t been this sure of itself since President Bill Clinton first took office. Read more.

07/18/2017: The Week in Luxury: a Map of NYC’s Priciest Apartment Sales

Each week, The Real Deal and CityRealty look back at Manhattan’s priciest apartment sales. Read more.

07/17/2017: De Blasio promises property tax reform

The city’s property tax system is unfair, and if re-elected, he’d fix it, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Friday. Read more.

07/12/2017: Manhattan Apartment Prices Hit New High Of $2.19 Million

Despite softening sales, home prices in Manhattan continue to climb higher, reaching another all-time high in the second quarter. Read more.

07/11/2017: The Week in Luxury: a Map of NYC’s Priciest Apartment Sales

Each week, The Real Deal and CityRealty look back at Manhattan’s priciest apartment sales. Read more.

07/06/2017: The Week in Luxury: a Map of NYC’s Priciest Apartment Sales

Each week, The Real Deal and CityRealty look back at Manhattan’s priciest apartment sales. Read more.

07/05/2017: U.S. manufacturing index hits highest mark in nearly 3 years

The U.S. manufacturing index ISM rose to its highest level, 57.8%, since August 2014, according to a release published Monday.  Read more.

06/28/2017: Queens accepted condo prices in Q2 fall by $361M

The most expensive Queens condominium project approved for marketing during the second quarter came in at just over $29 million, according to an analysis of accepted condo plans by New York State Attorney General’s office.  Read more.

06/27/2017: The Week in Luxury: a Map of NYC’s Priciest Apartment Sales

Each week, The Real Deal and CityRealty look back at Manhattan’s priciest apartment sales. Read more.

06/26/2017: Existing-Home Sales Rise 1.1 Percent in May; Median Sales Price Rises to New High

Existing-home sales rebounded in May following a notable decline in April, and low inventory levels helped propel the median sales price to a new high while pushing down the median days a home is on the market to a new low.  Read more.

06/22/2017: A House and a Backyard, Without Leaving the City

“We wanted that suburban house, but we didn’t want to go out to the suburbs.”  Read more.

06/21/2017: Why You Should Paint Your House Blue Before You Sell

According to a recent analysis by Zillow, which looked at more than 32,000 photos from sold homes around the country, houses with rooms painted in shades of light blue or a pale blue/gray can sell for as much as $5,440 more than expected.  Read more.

06/20/2017: The Week in Luxury: a Map of NYC’s Priciest Apartment Sales

Each week, The Real Deal and CityRealty look back at Manhattan’s priciest apartment sales. Read more.

06/19/2017: Penn Station’s $1.6B revamp is officially moving forward

After myriad false starts, it looks like the massive redevelopment of the James A. Farley Post Office into the Moynihan Train Hall is finally going to happen.  Read more.

06/15/2017: US Federal Reserve hikes rates again as confidence in the economy grows

The US Federal Reserve has raised its key interest rate to a range of one to 1.25 percent, marking the second increase this year.  Read more.

06/14/2017: Brooklyn’s First Supertall Tower is Under Construction, kind of

All has been quiet on the 9 Dekalb news front since Brooklyn’s first supertall tower got the go-ahead to proceed after the Landmarks Preservation Commission cleared its ascent in April 2016. Read more.

06/13/2017: The Week in Luxury: a Map of NYC’s Priciest Apartment Sales

Each week, The Real Deal and CityRealty look back at Manhattan’s priciest apartment sales. Read more.

06/12/2017: How To Save For A Down Payment On A First Home — Without Giving Up Avocado Toast

Are you renting now and want to buy your own home but aren’t sure how you’ll ever save enough money for the down payment?  Read more.

06/01/2017: U.S. Home Prices Continue To Rise, New Data Show

Home prices in nearly ever region of the country showed continues strength in March. Read more.

05/31/2017: A New Vision for Penn Station

According to a plan put forth by a coalition of architects, planners, and preservationists, the best way forward is to rebuild the station “in its former image”.  Read more.

05/30/2017: The Week in Luxury: a Map of NYC’s Priciest Apartment Sales

Each week, The Real Deal and CityRealty look back at Manhattan’s priciest apartment sales. Read more.

05/25/2017: A Walking Tour of 1767 New York

In the footsteps of the 250-year-old Ratzer Map  Read more.

05/24/2017: What You Need To Know If You Want To Buy a House in the Next 5 Years

Nearly half, 49%, of U.S. adults who currently do not own a home say they plan to purchase one within the next five years, according to a new Gallup Poll.  Read more.

05/23/2017: The Week in Luxury: a Map of NYC’s Priciest Apartment Sales

Each week, The Real Deal and CityRealty look back at Manhattan’s priciest apartment sales. Read more.

05/22/2017: Homes Sold Faster Than Ever in April, Survey Shows

U.S. home prices rose 6.2% to a median sale price of $280,000 in April, according to national realtor Redfin.  Read more.

05/18/2017: Why Millennials Are Interested in Real Estate Investing

Americans have stashed the majority of their investment dollars in the stock market over the years. But there may be a new trend on the horizon. Read more.

05/17/2017: U.S. Economy to Grow at 4.1% Annualized Pace in 2Q

The Atlanta Federal Reserve’s GDP Now model showed today that the U.S. economy is projected to expand at a 4.1% annualized pace in the second-quarter following the release of April figures on housing starts and industrial output.  Read more.

05/16/2017: The Week in Luxury: a Map of NYC’s Priciest Apartment Sales

Each week, The Real Deal and CityRealty look back at Manhattan’s priciest apartment sales. Read more.

05/15/2017: NYC Neighborhoods by the Foot

Residents, commuters and tourists in New York City share the streets and sidewalks, but the buildings they own, rent, work in and shop in are worlds apart. Read more.

05/11/2017: Could Trump’s Anti-Immigration Campaign Hit Apartment, Office Markets?

Donald Trump’s anti-immigration rhetoric and targeted travel ban are already having an impact on the hotel industry. Could they hit the apartment and office markets too? Read more.

05/10/2017: This Week in Real Estate Market Reports

According to the most recent market reports, residential rents are down in Manhattan and Brooklyn are down by 1 and 4.2 percent year-over-year, and commercial values increased during President Trump’s first 100 days. Read more.

05/09/2017: The Week in Luxury: a Map of NYC’s Priciest Apartment Sales

Each week, The Real Deal and CityRealty look back at Manhattan’s priciest apartment sales. Read more.