Hi there! Welcome to Reinformed.com! This site aggregates all kinds of real estate news for quick reading. If you enjoy then pass along and share with friends!

Recent News

  More Real Estate News

Regional

  More New York Real Estate News
  • Washington Post Real Estate - Survivalist and eco-friendly underground house in Maryland
    3/27/2015 @ 5:30 AM - Worried about a cyberattack on the power grid? Fearful of a nuclear explosion? Anxious about a catastrophic terrorist event? Or maybe you're concerned about the environment and want to rely less on fossil fuels. Perhaps you are looking for a spacious house with low upkeep costs. Then this may be the home for you. The […]
  • Luxury Daily - Luxury hotels celebrate local traditions with Cherry Blossom Festival
    3/27/2015 @ 3:31 AM - Cherry Blossoms in Washington, photographed by Ritz-Carlton The annual Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington celebrates a gift from Japan to the United States more than 100 years ago and serves as the unofficial start of spring in the region. The Japanese and springtime ties provide an opportunity for luxury hotels to celebrate with special events and packages....
  • Quartz - Quartz Daily Brief-Europe edition-Japans inflation evaporates, Meerkat raises millions, CEOs in crisis-mode, invincible drones
    3/27/2015 @ 1:01 AM - What to watch for today Two astronauts start NASAs first year-long stay in space.  An American and a Russian will travel to the international space station as a precursor for future Mars trips , which could take two or three years. Italys Supreme Court rules on Amanda Knox.  The court will decide whether to uphold Knoxs conviction for the...
  • Gizmodo - The Architects of the NSA's Top Secret Headquarters Have Been Revealed
    3/26/2015 @ 7:00 PM - Pretty much all we know about the NSA's headquarters comes from a single undated public domain photo that floats around the internet. This irked Jack Self, who embarked upon an investigative journey to string together the first-ever design history of the Fort Meade, Maryland campus. Read more...
  • Realtor.com News - NBA Coach Mike DAntoni Selling Manhattan Beach Pad for $9.8M
    3/26/2015 @ 6:56 PM - Although headaches come with the territory, coaching in the NBA can be quite lucrative. As proof, former Los Angeles Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni  is selling his pad in Manhattan Beach, CA, for a whopping $9.8 million, according to the Los Angeles Times . That's a lot of cash-especially when you consider the property is...
  • Brokers Weekly - TRANSACTIONS
    3/26/2015 @ 4:02 PM - Meridian Capital announced the following transactions: • New mortgages totaling $2,410,000 on two multifamily properties totaling 18 units located on Caroline Avenue and Radford Street in Yonkers, NY. The loans feature rates of 3.00% and five-year terms. These transactions were negotiated by Judah Hammer and Sam Schonfeld. • A new mortgage in the amount of $16,000,000 on a...
  • Gawker - Why Won't the Post Name CIA Counterterrorism Chief Michael D'Andrea?
    3/26/2015 @ 3:18 PM - The Washington Post reported this morning that, pursuant to CIA Director John Brennan's vaunted re-organization plans , the chief of the agency's counterterrorism center has been unceremoniously reassigned . The newspaper declined to report this name, however: Michael D'Andrea. Read more...
  • Realtor.com News - March Madness: 16 Sweet Properties Face Off for the Title of Best Affordable Home
    3/26/2015 @ 3:09 PM - Yes, we know. Your  brackets are busted thanks to a few key first-round upsets. And yes, we understand this tourney features one team-Kentucky- lording it over the entire process thanks to its annual accumulation of NBA-ready talent. So, if you've already wadded up your bracket and closed the door on the real March Madness, we invite you to...
  • Gant Daily - Disgraced Schock compares himself with President Abraham Lincoln
    3/26/2015 @ 2:45 PM - Illinois Republican Rep. Aaron Schock, who announced his resignation last week after a series of campaign and office spending scandals, bid farewell to Congress with sadness and humility” and then compared his struggle with that of former President Abraham Lincolns. On the House floor days before his official final day in office Schock said every person faces adversity in...
  • Multi-Housing News - Fort Washington Holiday Inn Gets New Ownership
    3/26/2015 @ 2:33 PM - By Veronica Grecu, Associate Editor Haverford Hotel Partners and Haverford Properties, Inc. are now the new owners of a full-service hotel located 19 miles north of Philadelphia. Fort Washington Holiday Inn Express – rendering The two companies joined forces to acquire the Fort Washington Holiday Inn Montgomery County for an undisclosed...
  • Haute Residence - 5 Extraordinary Homes: Featuring a Texan House with Wings
    3/26/2015 @ 2:03 PM - Our friends at TopTenRealEstateDeals.com have rounded up a sweet mix of noteworthy homes across the globe, from actress Faye Dunaway s elegant two-story home in West Hollywood and a picturesque brick home in Virginia, to a soaring” abode in the Lone Star state. #1: Faye Dunaways Hollywood Home Legendary Hollywood star Faye Dunaway just sold her West Hollywood duplex for $1.45 million, having...
  • GlobeSt.com: New York - Eight MF Building Portfolio Sold in Washington Heights
    3/26/2015 @ 1:52 PM - NEW YORK CITY--Featuring 184 rental units, the buildings were purchased by Shamah Properties.
  • Findwell Blog - When do you pay property taxes in the State of Washington?
    3/26/2015 @ 1:01 PM - When do you pay property taxes in the State of Washington? findwell agent  Matt Martel  answers in this installment of  Ask an Agent . Q: When do you pay property taxes in the State of Washington? As a home owner you're going to have...
  • The Atlantic - Where Millennials Are Moving Now
    3/26/2015 @ 11:25 AM - Wikimedia Commons/BrokenSphere Its not just the media thats preoccupied with where millennials are choosing to live. Mayors, economic developers and urban leaders across the country have developed strategies to attract the so-called young and the restless ” to their cities. The urban planner Markus Moos goes as far as to...
  • Multi-Housing News - First Potomac Realty Trust Sells Richmond Portfolio For $60M
    3/26/2015 @ 11:17 AM - By Adrian Maties, Associate Editor First Potomac Realty Trust is leaving the Richmond area. In a transaction that closed last week, the Bethesda, Md.-based REIT sold its remaining properties in the region. Although First Potomac did not reveal the name of the buyer, it did report that the 827,925-square-foot portfolio changed hands for $60.3 million....
  • Washington Post Real Estate - Mortgage rates fall as Treasury yields decline
    3/26/2015 @ 10:05 AM - The anxiety leading up to what the Federal Reserve might do at its most recent meeting had caused mortgage rates to creep up recently. But after the Fed's assurance last week that it wouldn't raise rates until the economy was ready, the home loan market breathed a sigh of relief. According to the latest data released […]
  • The Real Deal - Chelsea Hotel owner puts Williamsburg and NoMad inns up for sale
    3/26/2015 @ 9:02 AM - McCarren Hotel & Pool in Williamsburg Chelsea Hotels, the entity that owns the storied Chelsea Hotel and was formerly known as King & Grove, is putting two of its hospitality holdings on the chopping block the McCarren Hotel & Pool in Williamsburg and the Martha Washington Hotel on East 29th Street. Eastdil Secured has...
  • World Property Channel - U.S. Home Prices Outpace Wage Growth During Market Recovery
    3/26/2015 @ 7:52 AM - According to the latest RealtyTrac research on wage growth and home price appreciation during the U.S. housing recovery of the past two years, U.S. home price appreciation has outpaced wage growth in 76 percent of U.S. housing markets during that time period. The report also found home price appreciation nationwide has outpaced wage growth by a 13:1 ratio. For...
  • Fortune - Vladimir Putins ebbing power
    3/26/2015 @ 7:40 AM - Until recently Vladimir Putin was customarily included in lists of the world's most powerful people. Throughout a nearly 16-year reign, Putin's brand of leadership--full of swagger, bare-chested photo ops, and tiger hunting--has brought him wide popularity at home and even grudging admiration abroad, a fact that was made clear by his selection as Time 's 2007 Person...
  • Quartz - Quartz Daily Brief-Americas edition-Gulf states bomb Yemen, Germanwings pilot absent, Britain debates, baguettes in Pyongyang
    3/26/2015 @ 6:00 AM - What to watch for today Negotiations over Irans nuclear deal grind on. Talks are being held  between Iran and six world powers, in the hope that an agreement can be reached by the end of this month. Meanwhile, the US Congress wants to have a say in any deal before its made. ...
  • Washington Post Real Estate - A look at the Washington area's most expensive houses for sale
    3/26/2015 @ 5:31 AM - With the help of Rockville-based multiple-listing service MRIS, we compiled a list of some of the most expensive houses for sale in the Washington area. The properties range from a $12.7 million former diplomatic residence on Foxhall Road in Washington to a $4.75 million McLean mansion set on 3.5 acres. •?2509 Foxhall Rd. NW, Washington […]
  More DC Metro Real Estate News
  More Florida Real Estate News
  • Inhabitat - This classic Eichler was renovated to become a naturally-cooled home that blends indoors and out
    3/27/2015 @ 6:01 AM - Read the rest of This classic Eichler was renovated to become a naturally-cooled home that blends indoors and out Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: California Eichler home , Eichler homes , Eichler mid-century home , green...
  • Gant Daily - Water Symposium to Make a Splash in the HUB on Earth Day
    3/27/2015 @ 5:01 AM - Research and art representing a diverse array of colleges and disciplines at Penn State will flood the HUB for the first-ever Water Symposium this Earth Day, April 22. This all-day event will highlight and celebrate the abundance of water scholarship at Penn State through a variety of work done by both faculty and students, bringing together not only scientific...
  • Luxury Daily - Inbound, outbound Asian real estate investments in 2015 set to increase
    3/27/2015 @ 4:15 AM - Courtesy of Marc Jacobs Outbound capital flows from Asia will increase 61 percent in 2015 as a result of policy changes in China and Japan that will ease investments, according to Colliers International. Inbound investment into the region is also predicted to grow this year as supply increases and investors look to expand in Asia. Luxury brands consistently look...
  • AOL Real Estate - How to Keep From Getting Scammed in a Real Estate Deal
    3/27/2015 @ 3:13 AM - Filed under: Buying , Financing , Renting Alamy By Geoff Williams You'd be foolish to think you couldn't be fooled in a real estate transaction. While the majority of sellers, buyers and renters are presumably honest, there can be additional players...
  • Property Wire - Apartment prices likely to remain high in Hong Kong despite promise of more supply
    3/27/2015 @ 2:37 AM - The Hong Kong government has signalled that it is determined to tackle the imbalance between housing demand and supply and confirmed that it will make residential sites available for construction. This year’s land sale programme will inlcude 29 residential sites and the Hong Kong Monetary Authority has announced a seventh round of cooling measures for the residential small to...
  • Property Wire - Home affordability in UK cities deteriorates to 2009 levels
    3/27/2015 @ 2:32 AM - The past year has seen a deterioration in affordability in UK cities, driven by rising house prices across the country, with Oxford names as the least affordable. Stirling in the most affordable and Aberdeen as seen the highest house price growth since 2005, according to the latest Lloyds Bank Affordable Cities Review. The average UK city house...
  • Property Wire - Optimism returns to UK housing market after mid 2014 dip, says BSA
    3/27/2015 @ 2:27 AM - Regardless of potential uncertainties such as the forthcoming general election, optimism has returned to the UK property market after a dip in the middle of 2014, a new survey shows. Some 36% of respondents to the property tracker index from the Building Societies Association said they believe that now is a good time to buy a home. The...
  • Property Wire - House price growth in UK cities continues to fall, latest index shows
    3/27/2015 @ 2:13 AM - The rate of house price inflation in UK cities continues to slow with growth of 10% in the 12 months to February compared to 11.6% six months ago, the latest data shows. But there is considerable regional variation with house price growth ranging from 3.6% in Newcastle to 12.9% in London, according to the Cities House Price Index from...
  • Property Wire - UK residential landlords see lowest void periods for 13 years
    3/27/2015 @ 2:07 AM - The average annual void period for residential landlords in the UK has dropped to its lowest level since 2002, new research shows. Indeed, the average void period, which is the length of time between rental property tenancies, reported in the first quarter of 2015 was just 2.4 weeks, the lowest since the Paragon Mortgages survey began. ...
  • Evolo - Vertical Factories in New York
    3/27/2015 @ 1:02 AM - Honorable Mention 2015 Skyscraper Competition Stuart Beattie United Kingdom In the past few decades the world economy has seen a global shift of industry and manufacturing eastwards to the emerging markets of China and India purely for economic efficiency but not innovation. The rate at which urban populations...
  • Quartz - Quartz Daily Brief-Europe edition-Japans inflation evaporates, Meerkat raises millions, CEOs in crisis-mode, invincible drones
    3/27/2015 @ 1:01 AM - What to watch for today Two astronauts start NASAs first year-long stay in space.  An American and a Russian will travel to the international space station as a precursor for future Mars trips , which could take two or three years. Italys Supreme Court rules on Amanda Knox.  The court will decide whether to uphold Knoxs conviction for the...
  • Zillow - Newcomers Outpace New Housing in Least Rental Affordable Markets
    3/27/2015 @ 12:10 AM - Waves of new residents are outpacing new housing stock in the countrys least affordable rental markets, according to a Zillow analysis of U.S. rental and mortgage affordability. In Los Angeles, where renters spend an average of 48.2 percent of their monthly income on rent, only 187 new housing units were added for every 1,000 new arrivals between 2012 and 2013....
  • Gotham Magazine - This Therapy Service Makes House Calls to Cure Hangovers, Colds & More
    3/27/2015 @ 12:00 AM - Would you try the I.V. Doc ? While house calls from doctors are more a thing of the past, one company has created a system to get you back on your feet quickly—but, you better not be afraid of needles. I.V. Doc's I.V. drips at work. The appointment-based service provides custom...
  • Multi-Housing News - Downtown Affordable Project Secures Financing, Breaks Ground
    3/26/2015 @ 10:28 PM - By Alex Girda, Associate Editor A $79.3 million affordable housing project in downtown San Diego is moving forward. Wakeland Housing and Development Corp. recently closed on a $52 million construction loan from U.S. Bank, edging the Atmosphere affordable housing development closer to reality. The 205-unit project broke ground on March 24th in downtown San Diego, and is slated...
  • Gant Daily - Denise Huskins abduction: Lawyers say boyfriend not lying
    3/26/2015 @ 8:45 PM - He wasnt lying about Denise Huskins abduction. Thats the message sent Thursday by lawyers for Aaron Quinn, the boyfriend of a woman who may or may not have been abducted in Vallejo, California, according to CNN affiliate KGO. Quinn really was drugged and bound during the abduction of Denise Huskins, lawyers Daniel Russo and Amy Morton said during...
  • Calculated Risk - Friday: Yellen, GDP, Consumer Sentiment
    3/26/2015 @ 8:44 PM - From Merrill Lynch on the March employment report: The recent employment reports have been exceptionally strong with job growth averaging 293,000 a month for the past six months. Although we expect a slight moderation in March with job growth of 270,000, this would still be a healthy number. ... Despite strong job growth, we think the unemployment...
  • Venture Beat - Playstudios recruits Shaquille O'Neal to pump up its social casino games
    3/26/2015 @ 7:47 PM - Gaming execs:   Join 180 select leaders from King, Glu, Rovio, Unity, Facebook, and more to plan your path to global domination in 2015.  GamesBeat Summit is invite-only -- apply here . Ticket prices increase on April 3rd! Social casino game publisher Playstudios has unleashed some celebrity firepower by developing two new MyVegas games...
  • Realtor.com News - NBA Coach Mike DAntoni Selling Manhattan Beach Pad for $9.8M
    3/26/2015 @ 6:56 PM - Although headaches come with the territory, coaching in the NBA can be quite lucrative. As proof, former Los Angeles Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni  is selling his pad in Manhattan Beach, CA, for a whopping $9.8 million, according to the Los Angeles Times . That's a lot of cash-especially when you consider the property is...
  • SFGate - Menlo Park Midcentury offers stylish living on half-acre lot
    3/26/2015 @ 6:01 PM - Twice a week, The Chronicle features a home on the market that caught our eye for its architecture, history or character.Set near Stanford University, Interstate 280 and the award winning schools of the Las Lomitas School District, the six-bedroom should appeal to a variety of potential buyers.The dining room sits beneath a stylish rotunda and opens to a landscaped backyard...
  • Wall Street Journal: Real Estate - Commanding Vacation Compounds
    3/26/2015 @ 5:50 PM - Grandkids coming to visit? Three oversize vacation retreats in Florida, California and New Mexico with plenty of room for the family
  • Haute Residence - Explore St. Helena/Yountville/Calistoga, California with Mark Lesti
    3/26/2015 @ 5:05 PM - The best spot to play outdoors is at Robert Louis Stevenson State Park.   The best spot to go shopping is on Main Street in St. Helena.   The best spot to get pampered is at Meadowood Napa Valley in St. Helena. Meadowood...
  More California Real Estate News
  • Remodelista - The Japanese Art of Sashiko Stitching
    3/27/2015 @ 7:00 AM - Riding the tide of the indigo trend, Japanese antique boro cloths have become increasing popular in design. Rustic and textured, these patchwork textiles lend not some color to a room, but also a sense of history and a touch of the handmade. But have you ever really paid attention to the sashiko stitching on these cloths? I...
  • BuzzFeed - What The Characters From "Mean Girls" Are Up To Now
    3/27/2015 @ 5:46 AM - 'I hear she does car commercialsin Japan.' Cady Heron What she's up to now: After high school Cady studied Social Anthropolgy and Math at Northwestern. She and Aaron Samuels dated during her freshman year, but eventually parted ways (his lack of math skills just got too frustrating)....
  • Gant Daily - 5 things to know for your New Day Friday, March 27
    3/27/2015 @ 5:45 AM - Investigators search co-pilots home in Germanwings crash case. Saudi Arabia bombs rebels in Yemen for a second day. And two cousins are arrested in Illinois for alleged ISIS links. Its Friday and here are the 5 things to know for your New Day. GERMANWINGS INVESTIGATION Looking for answers: Investigators searched the...
  • Freshome - Residence in Norway Embedding Innovative Sustainable Features: ZEB Pilot House
    3/27/2015 @ 5:35 AM - Completed by Snohetta , in collaboration with ZEB (The Research Center on Zero Emission Buildings) and Optimera, ZEB Pilot House is a innovative architecture project embedding a variety of sustainable solutions. The building in Larvik, Norway has everything a single family house needs, yet it is intended as a show-home for various groundbreaking energy-efficient systems....
  • Variety - Guitarist-Songwriter John Renbourn, Founder of Pentangle, Dies
    3/27/2015 @ 5:28 AM - LONDON — Guitarist-songwriter John Renbourn, who founded the folk group Pentangle, has died at his home in Hawick, Scotland. He was 70. Renbourn had been on tour with the guitarist and singer Wizz Jones, but failed to turn up for a gig in Glasgow on Wednesday night. Renbourn formed Pentangle in 1968 with Jacqui McShee,... Read more »
  • Gant Daily - Water Symposium to Make a Splash in the HUB on Earth Day
    3/27/2015 @ 5:01 AM - Research and art representing a diverse array of colleges and disciplines at Penn State will flood the HUB for the first-ever Water Symposium this Earth Day, April 22. This all-day event will highlight and celebrate the abundance of water scholarship at Penn State through a variety of work done by both faculty and students, bringing together not only scientific...
  • Quartz - Russian cancer patients are killing themselves because they cant get pain meds
    3/27/2015 @ 5:00 AM - In Feb. 2014 in Moscow alone, 11 cancer patients committed suicide. 'There's no end to the pain. It won't stop the next morning, or tomorrow, or the day after,” whispers Tanya, 29, a Russian cancer patient. It won't disappear if a tooth is pulled out or if drops of medicine are squeezed into your ear. If you don't relieve the...
  • Remodelista - Rescued Relic: A Romantic Atelier in Japan
    3/27/2015 @ 5:00 AM - Two far-flung sisters-one based in LA, the other in Hong Kong-set their sights on the relic next to their childhood home in Kanagawa, Japan, as their own bohemian work quarters when they're in town. The century-old Western-style brick structure was built as a servant's annex to the main house (the sisters once played in its crumbling rooms). Architect Takaya...
  • RE Journals - C.A.R.s Hugh Rider: A man of his word
    3/27/2015 @ 4:01 AM - Hugh Rider Hugh Rider literally grew up in the business of real estate. In 1932, his grandfather, Oscar Sehnert, worked as an employee and acquired the business, Realty & Mortgage Co. , which was founded in 1906. Rider's father, Harold, later took over the company from his father-in-law. Rider said real estate always 'called' him, and he...
  • ArchDaily - Shortlist Announced For 2015 RIBA Yorkshire Awards
    3/27/2015 @ 4:01 AM - A total of eleven projects have been shortlisted for RIBA Yorkshire 2015 Awards, featuring buildings by  Populous , HLM, and Studio Gedye. All shortlisted buildings will now be assessed by a regional jury. Regional winners will then be considered for a RIBA National Award in recognition of their architectural excellence, the results of which will place some projects in the running for the...
  • Gant Daily - Germanwings flight co-pilot: Investigators search his home, take items
    3/27/2015 @ 4:00 AM - Latest developments: 3:54 a.m. ET: Investigators searched the home of the Germanwings co-pilot and took several objects and papers that may be evidence that will reveal more information on why he deliberately” flew a plane into the French Alps, German police said Friday. Authorities searched in Montabaur and Dusseldorf, Germany. Objects taken will be examined, which might lead...
  • Mashable - In Australia, you can purchase a home designed like a penis
    3/27/2015 @ 3:51 AM - Influential Australian architect Stan Symonds sure has a way with design. One of his architectural works is on sale in Sydney and it is the whole package. The house has been getting giggles from interested buyers due to the phallic shape of the floor plan. The beautiful curvature of the penis-shaped home has remained the same since it was...
  • Luxury Daily - Holt Renfrew supports African culture, craftsmanship with in-store boutique
    3/27/2015 @ 3:46 AM - Holt Renfrew will celebrate African culture and craftsmanship Canadian department store chain Holt Renfrew is celebrating African culture and artisans by featuring the continent at its annual H Project in-store shop. The H Project allows Holt Renfrew to work with nonprofit organizations and support socially and environmentally responsible fashion. This year the boutique will be called 'Uncrate...
  • designboom - atelier BNK curves concrete cultural center in hokkaido, japan
    3/27/2015 @ 3:46 AM - distinctive curved structure lies in-between a major bypass and the kakinoshima ruins housing one of hokkaido's most treasure artifacts as well as a roadside service station for drivers. The post atelier BNK curves concrete cultural center in hokkaido, japan appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine .
  • Luxury Daily - Luxury hotels celebrate local traditions with Cherry Blossom Festival
    3/27/2015 @ 3:31 AM - Cherry Blossoms in Washington, photographed by Ritz-Carlton The annual Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington celebrates a gift from Japan to the United States more than 100 years ago and serves as the unofficial start of spring in the region. The Japanese and springtime ties provide an opportunity for luxury hotels to celebrate with special events and packages....
  • Luxury Daily - Eres creates capsule collection to entice summer consumers
    3/27/2015 @ 3:15 AM - Eres capsule collection with Laure Heriard Dubreuil French swimwear brand Eres is appealing to stylish consumers by introducing a new capsule collection in collaboration with brand ambassador Laure Heriard Dubreuil. The collection is inspired by the colorful aesthetic of Miami, where Laure Heriard Dubreuil owns the popular luxury boutique The Webster. Capsule collections can entice consumers to...
  • AOL Real Estate - How to Keep From Getting Scammed in a Real Estate Deal
    3/27/2015 @ 3:13 AM - Filed under: Buying , Financing , Renting Alamy By Geoff Williams You'd be foolish to think you couldn't be fooled in a real estate transaction. While the majority of sellers, buyers and renters are presumably honest, there can be additional players...
  • ArchDaily - Cultural House of Pinhel / depA Architects
    3/27/2015 @ 3:00 AM - Architects: depA Architects Location: 6400 Pinhel , Portugal Area: 1040.0 sqm Year: 2014 Photographs: Jose Campos Consultants: Luís Oliveira,...
  • Property Wire - Apartment prices likely to remain high in Hong Kong despite promise of more supply
    3/27/2015 @ 2:37 AM - The Hong Kong government has signalled that it is determined to tackle the imbalance between housing demand and supply and confirmed that it will make residential sites available for construction. This year’s land sale programme will inlcude 29 residential sites and the Hong Kong Monetary Authority has announced a seventh round of cooling measures for the residential small to...
  • Property Wire - Home affordability in UK cities deteriorates to 2009 levels
    3/27/2015 @ 2:32 AM - The past year has seen a deterioration in affordability in UK cities, driven by rising house prices across the country, with Oxford names as the least affordable. Stirling in the most affordable and Aberdeen as seen the highest house price growth since 2005, according to the latest Lloyds Bank Affordable Cities Review. The average UK city house...
  • Luxury Daily - Celine, luxury as status, London real estate and Puerto Rico – News briefs
    3/27/2015 @ 2:31 AM - Celine spring/summer 2015 campaign image Today in luxury marketing: The house that Celine built A cult of avid fans follows the French fashion brand helmed by creative director Phoebe Philo and CEO Marco Gobbetti. Now it is making history with a new headquarters in one of Paris's storied buildings, says the...
  More International Real Estate News

Popular Stories

  • Times Union - SUNY Poly ZEN building will be home to high-tech construction firm
    3/27/2015 @ 2:01 AM - Albany After three years at the Watervliet Arsenal, the high-tech construction firm M+W U.S. is moving its headquarters to the new ZEN building at SUNY Polytechnic Institute in Albany. M+W is the latest local company to announce plans to relocate its operations to ZEN, which has become one of the most desirable pieces of real estate in...

    Tagged in:    New York

  • Evolo - Air Monument: Atmosphere Database
    3/27/2015 @ 1:02 AM - Honorable Mention 2015 Skyscraper Competition Shi Yuqing, Hu Yifei, Zhang Juntong, Sheng Zifeng, He Yanan China Nowadays, there is growing problem in global climate. Studies on atmosphere components provide possibilities for people to learn the law of climate changing. However, detected datum dont include all the components of...

    Tagged in:    International   Tips and Tricks

  • Gant Daily - 5 things to know for your New Day Friday, March 27
    3/27/2015 @ 5:45 AM - Investigators search co-pilots home in Germanwings crash case. Saudi Arabia bombs rebels in Yemen for a second day. And two cousins are arrested in Illinois for alleged ISIS links. Its Friday and here are the 5 things to know for your New Day. GERMANWINGS INVESTIGATION Looking for answers: Investigators searched the...

    Tagged in:    Celebrity   International   Tips and Tricks

  • Luxury Daily - Celine, luxury as status, London real estate and Puerto Rico – News briefs
    3/27/2015 @ 2:31 AM - Celine spring/summer 2015 campaign image Today in luxury marketing: The house that Celine built A cult of avid fans follows the French fashion brand helmed by creative director Phoebe Philo and CEO Marco Gobbetti. Now it is making history with a new headquarters in one of Paris's storied buildings, says the...

    Tagged in:    International   New York   Tips and Tricks

  • Evolo - Essence Skyscraper
    3/27/2015 @ 1:04 AM - First Place 2015 Skyscraper Competition Ewa Odyjas, Agnieszka Morga, Konrad Basan, Jakub Pudo Poland Away from everyday routines, in a dense city center, a secret garden that combines architecture and a nature is born. The main goal of this project is to position non-architectural phenomena in...
  • Evolo - Cybertopia: Future of an Architecture Space, Death of Analogous Cities
    3/27/2015 @ 1:04 AM - Third Place 2015 Skyscraper Competition Egor Orlov Russia For the last few years mankind has accumulated more knowledge than in all its previous history. This factor enables us to say that in the next few decades there will be fundamental breakthroughs in science and engineering which will result...

    Tagged in:    International

  • NY Daily News - Manhattan condo inventory hit historic low in February
    3/27/2015 @ 12:01 AM - It's slim pickings in the world of real estate.

    Tagged in:    New York

  • Evolo - Invisible Perception: Shanty-Scaper
    3/27/2015 @ 1:04 AM - Second Place 2015 Skyscraper Competition Suraksha Bhatla, Sharan Sundar India India's Slum population is expected to surge to 104 million (9% of the national population) by 2017*. As the nation's disparity between the rich and poor deepens, the number of people living below poverty line (<1$ per day)...

    Tagged in:    Tips and Tricks

  • Evolo - Reversal Strategy
    3/27/2015 @ 1:02 AM - Honorable Mention 2015 Skyscraper Competition Luigi Bertazzoni, Paolo Giacomo Vasino Italy Reversal Strategy is one answer to multiple emerging global questions. A single synchronic action can reverse the collapse of human habitat to a better scenario. Simultaneous events seem to occour in the next decades. ...

    Tagged in:    International   Tips and Tricks

  • Inhabitat - Samoo Architects & Engineers to design Ulju Government Complex in South Korea
    3/27/2015 @ 1:01 AM - Read the rest of Samoo Architects & Engineers to design Ulju Government Complex in South Korea Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: auditorium , cross-ventilation , energy efficient building , natural ventilation , Samoo Architects &...
  • Daily Finance - Are Homeowners Better Drivers? Survey Finds Out
    3/26/2015 @ 2:00 AM - Filed under: Insurance , Personal Finance , Automotive Industry , Auto Insurance Shutterstock MoneyTips Homeownership is often used as a factor in determining risk when setting auto insurance premiums. Even though the two are not directly related, there is an assumption...

    Tagged in:    California   DC Metro   Mortgages / Markets   Tips and Tricks

  • New York Observer - Residential Construction Permits Climb in 2014
    3/26/2015 @ 1:00 AM - When a building goes up, just about everything else does, too. The number of residential units approved per year has steadily risen over the last five years, carried by the outer boroughs where the demand is higher, according to a New York Building Congress report released today. While residential construction is only expected to climb in response to...

    Tagged in:    New York

  • EV Grieve - The art of noise on East 7th Street ahead of tomorrow night's event at the Brant Foundation
    3/26/2015 @ 4:32 AM - [ Wednesday night on 6th Street via @hanyakrill ] The other day we noted that there is a big event taking place at the incoming exhibition space for the Brant Foundation on East Sixth Sixth Street. Crews have been busy coming and going from the building's back entrance on East Seventh Street...

    Tagged in:    New York

  • RE Journals - McGrath Construction to build $1.6 million surgery addition to St. Louis hospital
    3/26/2015 @ 4:57 AM - Ste. Genevieve Memorial Hospital in St. Louis has hired McGrath & Associates to build a new $1.6 million surgery addition to the hospital. Construction is set to begin in March and wrap in October of 2015. Archimages Inc is the architect. The two-story addition will connect two existing buildings to expand the hospital's surgery space and create...
  • Habitat Mag - 10 Jay Street Design Is a Nod to Building's Sugar History
    3/26/2015 @ 12:00 AM - If you're looking to buy a condo in Dumbo , then boy have we got some good news for you. The Landmarks Preservation Commission has given architecture firm ODA's design for 10 Jay Street a thumbs up. DNAinfo reports that by the end of this month, the last commercial tenant left in the...

    Tagged in:    New York

  • Times Union - U.S. markets slide for 3rd day
    3/26/2015 @ 12:18 AM - New York Investors dumped high-flying technology and biotech companies and sent the stock market down for a third straight day Wednesday. Major indexes drifted lower in early trading, following news that orders for long-lasting U.S. goods sank last month. The selling gathered strength in the afternoon, with companies like Avago Technologies and Skyworks Solutions losing the...

    Tagged in:    Brokerage Tidbits   New York

  • EV Grieve - A storefront arrives on East 13th Street
    3/26/2015 @ 4:40 AM - [ EVG photo from February ] As we pointed out earlier last month, there are approved plans on file to carve out a storefront at 444 E. 13th St. between Avenue A and First Avenue EVG reader Gamelan let us know that the carving is underway ...
  • EV Grieve - A view to the new floors on East 9th Street
    3/26/2015 @ 4:35 AM - [ EVG photo from February ] We've been watching the north side of Ninth Street between First Avenue and Second Avenue, where four of the buildings on this block (329-335) are receiving one-floor extensions. A reader shared a photo from across the street showing how the work is progressing... ...

    Tagged in:    Brokerage Tidbits   Celebrity

  • Gant Daily - California womans alleged kidnapped a hoax, police call it wild goose chase
    3/26/2015 @ 2:45 AM - The reported kidnapping of a Vallejo, California, woman for ransom this week was nothing but a hoax, police said. Vallejo police Lt. Kenny Park went as far as to call it a wild goose chase” that wasted department resources. Denise Huskins and her boyfriend Aaron Quinn, who reported the kidnapping Monday, are no longer cooperating with police, Park...

    Tagged in:    California   Mortgages / Markets

  • Luxury Daily - Brookfield Place brings luxury shopping experience to downtown New York
    3/26/2015 @ 4:31 AM - Exterior of Brookfield Place Part of the burgeoning luxury retail development in downtown Manhattan, Brookfield Place officially opens to the public March 26. Following a remodel, the shopping center reopens with a mix of high-end contemporary fashion, luxury retail and a mix of dining options. In an area often overlooked by luxury, with more affluents choosing to live...

    Tagged in:    Brokerage Tidbits   California   Celebrity   International   Mortgages / Markets   New York

Celebrity Real Estate

  • Gant Daily - 5 things to know for your New Day Friday, March 27
    3/27/2015 @ 5:45 AM - Investigators search co-pilots home in Germanwings crash case. Saudi Arabia bombs rebels in Yemen for a second day. And two cousins are arrested in Illinois for alleged ISIS links. Its Friday and here are the 5 things to know for your New Day. GERMANWINGS INVESTIGATION Looking for answers: Investigators searched the...
  • RE Journals - C.A.R.s Hugh Rider: A man of his word
    3/27/2015 @ 4:01 AM - Hugh Rider Hugh Rider literally grew up in the business of real estate. In 1932, his grandfather, Oscar Sehnert, worked as an employee and acquired the business, Realty & Mortgage Co. , which was founded in 1906. Rider's father, Harold, later took over the company from his father-in-law. Rider said real estate always 'called' him, and he...
  • Inman News - A Steve Jobs quote explains how beacons could revolutionize real estate marketing
    3/27/2015 @ 4:00 AM - 'You've got to start with the customer experience and work backwards to the technology,' Steve Jobs said in 1997. We are going to take the advice of the late Mr. Jobs for this article, and before we talk about the groundbreaking micro-location technology called beacons, let's focus on something far more important -- the customer. ...
  • Luxury Daily - Eres creates capsule collection to entice summer consumers
    3/27/2015 @ 3:15 AM - Eres capsule collection with Laure Heriard Dubreuil French swimwear brand Eres is appealing to stylish consumers by introducing a new capsule collection in collaboration with brand ambassador Laure Heriard Dubreuil. The collection is inspired by the colorful aesthetic of Miami, where Laure Heriard Dubreuil owns the popular luxury boutique The Webster. Capsule collections can entice consumers to...
  • Porch - Our Favorite Pins Of The Week: Great Housewarming Gifts
    3/27/2015 @ 3:15 AM - Pinterest is a place for inspiration, collecting ideas, browsing through projects you would love to try or simply just looking at and admiring pretty things. From the latest trends to new design ideas, we've rounded up our favorite pins of the week featuring great housewarming gifts - so you can see what our friends and fellow pinners are loving! Find out...
  • Evolo - Noah Oasis: Rig to Vertical Bio-Habitat
    3/27/2015 @ 1:01 AM - Honorable Mention 2015 Skyscraper Competition Ma Yidong, Zhu Zhonghui, Qin Zhengyu, Jiang Zhe China With the increasing demand of energy resources and the exhaustion of inland petroleum, the exploitation of marine seems inevitable. The drastic development of offshore rigs, however, comes with the great potential risk of oil...
  • Venture Beat - Here's how Sling TV, sports streaming, and standalone services will impact pay-TV
    3/26/2015 @ 9:00 PM - GUEST: We're just a few months into 2015, but it already seems that this is the Year of the Streaming Service. You've undoubtedly heard the news: HBO Now is arriving soon; NBCU has plans to launch a comedy-focused subscription video service; Sling TV is adding AMC and IFC to its channel lineup; CBS All Access is live, and Showtime's standalone...
  More Celebrity Real Estate News

Brokerage Tidbits

  • Inman News - Todd Carpenter: 'Anything that's happening in the real estate industry will show up on Twitter'
    3/27/2015 @ 4:30 AM - The managing director of data analytics at the National Association of Realtors says that Twitter is "where I share the most, and more importantly, it's where I listen to the industry the most ... You just have to know who to listen to." ...
  • Luxury Daily - Inbound, outbound Asian real estate investments in 2015 set to increase
    3/27/2015 @ 4:15 AM - Courtesy of Marc Jacobs Outbound capital flows from Asia will increase 61 percent in 2015 as a result of policy changes in China and Japan that will ease investments, according to Colliers International. Inbound investment into the region is also predicted to grow this year as supply increases and investors look to expand in Asia. Luxury brands consistently look...
  • RE Journals - C.A.R.s Hugh Rider: A man of his word
    3/27/2015 @ 4:01 AM - Hugh Rider Hugh Rider literally grew up in the business of real estate. In 1932, his grandfather, Oscar Sehnert, worked as an employee and acquired the business, Realty & Mortgage Co. , which was founded in 1906. Rider's father, Harold, later took over the company from his father-in-law. Rider said real estate always 'called' him, and he...
  • RE Journals - Marcus & Millichaps Kansas City office adds pair of senior directors
    3/27/2015 @ 3:49 AM - Thomas Cohen John Schorgl Thomas Cohen and John Schorgl have joined the Kansas City, Kansas, office of Marcus & Millichap as senior directors. Before joining Marcus & Millichap, Cohen served as a principal with Johnson Capital in Kansas City. Schorgle served as a vice president with Johnson Capital before...
  • RE Journals - Signature Associates sells 17,000-square-foot industrial space in Michigan
    3/27/2015 @ 3:23 AM - Signature Associates has negotiated the sale of 17,320 square feet of industrial space located at 33639 Riviera Drive in Fraser, Mich. Paul Saad and Ben Wilkiemeyer of Cushman & Wakefield|Signature Associates represented both the seller, AWW 15 LLC, and the purchaser, JJK Holdings, LLC.
  • AOL Real Estate - How to Keep From Getting Scammed in a Real Estate Deal
    3/27/2015 @ 3:13 AM - Filed under: Buying , Financing , Renting Alamy By Geoff Williams You'd be foolish to think you couldn't be fooled in a real estate transaction. While the majority of sellers, buyers and renters are presumably honest, there can be additional players...
  • Realty Biz News - Kadre brothers launch real estate investing tech tool Cadre
    3/27/2015 @ 2:02 AM - Cadre, Kushner Brothers start-up company with Ryan Williams as Co-Founder and CEO, has been creating a lot of buzz online. With the Kushners credentials – Jared, principal owner of Kushner Properties, and Josh, founder of the venture shop, Thrive Capital – this partnership can even attract another part of the combo, which could result...
  More Brokerage / Realtor News

Mortgage and Markets

  • BBC - Housing market activity 'subdued'
    3/27/2015 @ 4:50 AM - UK housing market activity has "remained subdued", the Nationwide says, as annual house price growth slows for the seventh month in a row.
  • RE Journals - C.A.R.s Hugh Rider: A man of his word
    3/27/2015 @ 4:01 AM - Hugh Rider Hugh Rider literally grew up in the business of real estate. In 1932, his grandfather, Oscar Sehnert, worked as an employee and acquired the business, Realty & Mortgage Co. , which was founded in 1906. Rider's father, Harold, later took over the company from his father-in-law. Rider said real estate always 'called' him, and he...
  • Gant Daily - Germanwings flight co-pilot: Investigators search his home, take items
    3/27/2015 @ 4:00 AM - Latest developments: 3:54 a.m. ET: Investigators searched the home of the Germanwings co-pilot and took several objects and papers that may be evidence that will reveal more information on why he deliberately” flew a plane into the French Alps, German police said Friday. Authorities searched in Montabaur and Dusseldorf, Germany. Objects taken will be examined, which might lead...
  • Luxury Daily - Holt Renfrew supports African culture, craftsmanship with in-store boutique
    3/27/2015 @ 3:46 AM - Holt Renfrew will celebrate African culture and craftsmanship Canadian department store chain Holt Renfrew is celebrating African culture and artisans by featuring the continent at its annual H Project in-store shop. The H Project allows Holt Renfrew to work with nonprofit organizations and support socially and environmentally responsible fashion. This year the boutique will be called 'Uncrate...
  • AOL Real Estate - How to Keep From Getting Scammed in a Real Estate Deal
    3/27/2015 @ 3:13 AM - Filed under: Buying , Financing , Renting Alamy By Geoff Williams You'd be foolish to think you couldn't be fooled in a real estate transaction. While the majority of sellers, buyers and renters are presumably honest, there can be additional players...
  • Property Wire - Optimism returns to UK housing market after mid 2014 dip, says BSA
    3/27/2015 @ 2:27 AM - Regardless of potential uncertainties such as the forthcoming general election, optimism has returned to the UK property market after a dip in the middle of 2014, a new survey shows. Some 36% of respondents to the property tracker index from the Building Societies Association said they believe that now is a good time to buy a home. The...
  • Property Wire - UK residential landlords see lowest void periods for 13 years
    3/27/2015 @ 2:07 AM - The average annual void period for residential landlords in the UK has dropped to its lowest level since 2002, new research shows. Indeed, the average void period, which is the length of time between rental property tenancies, reported in the first quarter of 2015 was just 2.4 weeks, the lowest since the Paragon Mortgages survey began. ...
  More Mortgage and Market News

Tips, Tricks & Ideas

  • Bigger Pockets - Your 'Special Sauce': Master One of These 4 Areas to Succeed in Wholesaling
    3/27/2015 @ 7:01 AM - Where do you gather inspiration from? What INSPIRES you to keep traveling along your path? Many people gather inspiration from books written by world renowned authors; others get fired up by a great rags to riches story, or your family may provide that spark you need. There are many ways to get those creative juices [...] View the full...
  • Remodelista - The Japanese Art of Sashiko Stitching
    3/27/2015 @ 7:00 AM - Riding the tide of the indigo trend, Japanese antique boro cloths have become increasing popular in design. Rustic and textured, these patchwork textiles lend not some color to a room, but also a sense of history and a touch of the handmade. But have you ever really paid attention to the sashiko stitching on these cloths? I...
  • Gant Daily - 5 things to know for your New Day Friday, March 27
    3/27/2015 @ 5:45 AM - Investigators search co-pilots home in Germanwings crash case. Saudi Arabia bombs rebels in Yemen for a second day. And two cousins are arrested in Illinois for alleged ISIS links. Its Friday and here are the 5 things to know for your New Day. GERMANWINGS INVESTIGATION Looking for answers: Investigators searched the...
  • Freshome - Residence in Norway Embedding Innovative Sustainable Features: ZEB Pilot House
    3/27/2015 @ 5:35 AM - Completed by Snohetta , in collaboration with ZEB (The Research Center on Zero Emission Buildings) and Optimera, ZEB Pilot House is a innovative architecture project embedding a variety of sustainable solutions. The building in Larvik, Norway has everything a single family house needs, yet it is intended as a show-home for various groundbreaking energy-efficient systems....
  • Inman News - Rob Eisenbach on new 3-D, 'dollhouse' and floor plan functionality
    3/27/2015 @ 5:16 AM - The Matterport vice president of marketing talks about using Oculus Rift and other technologies to give potential homeowners a better view of their future properties ...
  • ArchDaily - Hut Near the Lac de Joux / Kunik de Morsier architectes
    3/27/2015 @ 5:01 AM - Architects: Kunik de Morsier architectes Location: Rue du Mollendruz, 1342 LAbbaye, Switzerland Area: 160.0 sqm Year: 2015 Photographs: Eik Frenzel Collaborators: ...
  • Gant Daily - Water Symposium to Make a Splash in the HUB on Earth Day
    3/27/2015 @ 5:01 AM - Research and art representing a diverse array of colleges and disciplines at Penn State will flood the HUB for the first-ever Water Symposium this Earth Day, April 22. This all-day event will highlight and celebrate the abundance of water scholarship at Penn State through a variety of work done by both faculty and students, bringing together not only scientific...
  More Tips, Tricks and Ideas