New York, D.C. nation's priciest commercial markets

The Big Apple and the nation's capital topped the Building Owners and Managers Association Internationals' report of the priciest commercial real estate markets in the U.S.
The Big Apple and the nation's capital topped the Building Owners and Managers Association Internationals' report of the priciest commercial real estate markets in the U.S. [More]


Analysts predict economic and housing market improvement in 2012

During a recent economic forecast forum held at Arizona State University, experts indicated they expect state and national economies to improve next year.
During a recent economic forecast forum held at Arizona State University, experts indicated they expect state and national economies to improve next year. [More]


Apartments and condominiums improve

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) recently released its third quarter Multifamily Production Index (MPI) and Multifamily Vacancy Index (MVI), each showing positive signs for the apartment and condominium markets.
The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) recently released its third quarter Multifamily Production Index (MPI) and Multifamily Vacancy Index (MVI), each showing positive signs for the apartment and condominium markets. [More]


Foreclosures drop in Colorado

Colorado experienced 28.6 percent fewer foreclosure filings year-over-year in the first 11 months of 2011, according real estate data from the Colorado Division of Housing.
Colorado experienced 28.6 percent fewer foreclosure filings year-over-year in the first 11 months of 2011, according real estate data from the Colorado Division of Housing. [More]


Massachusetts pending sales continue positive trend

Pending single-family home sales in Massachusetts were 5.2 percent higher year-over-year in November, the Massachusetts Association of Realtors (MAR) reports.
Pending single-family home sales in Massachusetts were 5.2 percent higher year-over-year in November, the Massachusetts Association of Realtors (MAR) reports. [More]


Home prices stable, but recovery will take time

Real estate data firm Clear Capital recently released its Home Data Index (HDI) Market Report ending with the month of November 2011, indicating U.S. home prices rose only 0.3 percent from the second quarter to the third.
Real estate data firm Clear Capital recently released its Home Data Index (HDI) Market Report ending with the month of November 2011, indicating U.S. home prices rose only 0.3 percent from the second quarter to the third. [More]


Home demand increases, demographics changing

The RadarLogic Composite Price Index fell 4.4 percent during the 12-month period ending in September 2011, the real estate information firm recently reported.
The RadarLogic Composite Price Index fell 4.4 percent during the 12-month period ending in September 2011, the real estate information firm recently reported. [More]


More metros on improving markets index

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Improving Markets Index (IMI) for December reported 41 improving markets, compared to 30 the previous month.
The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Improving Markets Index (IMI) for December reported 41 improving markets, compared to 30 the previous month. [More]


Analyst predicts housing improvement based on economic data

Analyst Stephen Kim of investment bank Barclays Capital recently predicted good news for the real estate market in the near future, with factors such as stabilizing prices for non-distressed homes and improving job growth driving a housing recovery.
Analyst Stephen Kim of investment bank Barclays Capital recently predicted good news for the real estate market in the near future, with factors such as stabilizing prices for non-distressed homes and improving job growth driving a housing recovery. [More]


GSE multifamily holdings profitable amid third quarter losses

Concern over the third quarter losses posted by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac may be obscuring the excellent performance of multifamily business lines in the government-sponsored enterprises' most recent reports.
Concern over the third quarter losses posted by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac may be obscuring the excellent performance of multifamily business lines in the government-sponsored enterprises' most recent reports. [More]