American Real Estate

16 08, 2019

Research reveals increased flooding risk for homes in the US

2019-08-16T15:33:16-04:00

Ahead of the hurricane season in the United States, new research show that almost 20,000 homes built in the last decade are set to be at a significant risk of coastal flooding in particular. If greenhouse gas emissions go unchecked, more than 800,000 existing homes worth $451 billion will be at risk by 2050, the [...]

Research reveals increased flooding risk for homes in the US2019-08-16T15:33:16-04:00
1 08, 2019

Rents rise in the US as home value growth slows, latest index shows

2019-08-02T00:50:07-04:00

Residential rents in the United States grew for the ninth month in a row in June and are now up 3% year on year, taking the median monthly rent to $1,483. Meanwhile, home values increased by 5.2% on an annual basis, down from 7.6% at the same time in 2018, according to the Zillow real [...]

Rents rise in the US as home value growth slows, latest index shows2019-08-02T00:50:07-04:00
26 06, 2019

Price growth in prime global city markets falls to lowest since 2009

2019-08-02T00:53:07-04:00

Prime property prices in key cities around the word are continuing to moderate with the latest data showing they increased by 1.3% year on year, down from growth of 4.3% two years ago. The index from international real estate firm Knight Frank, covering the first quarter of 2019, reveals that the growth in the 12 [...]

Price growth in prime global city markets falls to lowest since 20092019-08-02T00:53:07-04:00
4 09, 2018

Which city should you buy your first home?

2018-09-22T23:55:36-04:00

Millennials, the late-blooming generation, are finally buying homes for the first time. High market prices, low inventory, and sluggish wage growth are not making it easy for them, however. Out of the 45% of all buyers who are investing for the first time, 37% choose to make down payments of 20% or more. Knowing which [...]

Which city should you buy your first home?2018-09-22T23:55:36-04:00
16 08, 2018

Home Rentals Rise in the Biggest Cities of the US

2018-08-21T18:38:08-04:00

New research shows that the largest rise has been in Memphis, Las Vegas and Honolulu. The majority of people rent instead of own in 29 of the 50 largest cities, according to the latest study from real estate firm Zillow. Miami, New York and Boston have the greatest share of renter households. Almost 70% of [...]

Home Rentals Rise in the Biggest Cities of the US2018-08-21T18:38:08-04:00
10 08, 2018

Lack of supply pushes US property prices to record high

2018-08-10T00:33:08-04:00

Residential property prices in the United States reached a new record high in the second quarter of 2018, up 5.3% to $255,400, the latest index figures show. Staggeringly low inventory levels in much of the country are responsible. The San Francisco metro area joined the San Jose metro area for having a median sales price [...]

Lack of supply pushes US property prices to record high2018-08-10T00:33:08-04:00
6 08, 2018

Is Toronto a Good Place To Invest?

2018-08-06T23:03:27-04:00

Toronto is definitely a market to watch. The question is whether to get in now or just hold what you have. 80 per cent of debt in Toronto is held in real estate. The total amount of debt in the city is US $384 billion. Mortgage debt created US $268 billion in debt. Home Equity [...]

Is Toronto a Good Place To Invest?2018-08-06T23:03:27-04:00