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Mortgage demand appears to have nowhere to go but down, as interest rates go up. Application volume dropped 1.2% last week compared with the previous week, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s seasonally adjusted index. The week’s results include an adjustment for the observance of Labor Day. Since last year, homebuyers’ demand for mortgages has
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Commercial property is a bright spot in Chinese real estate, in contrast with the doom and gloom of the residential housing market. Property analysts and developers said offices, warehouses and business parks are proving resilient, and continuing to turn over steady rental revenue — albeit discounted due to softer demand. Hong Kong-listed property group KWG
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In this article CTRN Peopleimages | Istock | Getty Images Citi is expanding a program to encourage homeownership in diverse communities, as part of a new set of initiatives to broaden access to its lending products. The program, called HomeRun, seeks to help eliminate the key barriers to homeownership, particularly with regard to cost and
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In this article WE Global inflationary pressures are pushing companies to be “more nimble” with their corporate real estate portfolios, according to WeWork. “That … has put the need for companies to look at flexibility in managing and thinking about their workspace,” said Samit Chopra, the coworking company’s international president and COO. “Which is of
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From above, the 2,000-acre new housing development just outside Austin, Texas, looks much like any other. Each home has solar panels, but that’s no longer uncommon. But the Whisper Valley community is entirely unique thanks to what lies below. Far below. The master-planned community, which will eventually include multifamily units and garden apartments in addition
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This aerial photograph taken on September 1, 2022 shows flood-affected people taking refuge in tents after heavy monsoon rains in Dera Allah Yar town of Jaffarabad district, Balochistan province. – Monsoon rains have submerged a third of Pakistan, claiming at least 1,190 lives since June and unleashing powerful floods that have washed away swathes of
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