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Closing Above PSAR Are Shares of Kennedy Wilson Europe Real Estate PLC (KWE.L) - JCTY News

Europe Real Estate News - 43 min 33 sec ago

Closing Above PSAR Are Shares of Kennedy Wilson Europe Real Estate PLC (KWE.L)
JCTY News
Shares of Kennedy Wilson Europe Real Estate PLC (KWE.L) are on watch as they closed the most recent session above the Parabolic SAR line. The current level of the shares currently stands at 1155.00 at the time of writing. SAR stands for stop and ...

Real estate investment platform RealtyShares buys competitor Acquire Real Estate

USA Real Estate News-Inman - 2 hours 34 min ago
RealtyShares, an online funding platform that lets investors buy fractional ownership of properties, has acquired competitor Acquire Real Estate. The deal marks the first acquisition in the online real estate investing industry and will help RealtyShares develop new technology, including a secondary market through which investors can trade shares of real estate equity or debt, RealtyShares CEO Nav Athwal said ...

What’s better: Cultivating relationships or buying leads and referrals?

USA Real Estate News-Inman - 2 hours 35 min ago
When real estate agents consider their marketing and lead-generation budgets every year, they have a couple of options: They can put their resources toward a few people they already know, or instead they can invest in connecting with many more people who are currently strangers to them ...

Run your indie brokerage like a Silicon Valley tech company

USA Real Estate News-Inman - 2 hours 36 min ago
Andrew Flachner is co-founder and CEO of RealScout. RealScout combines revolutionary buyer data-driven listings tools and industry-best home search experiences to help you win and sell more listings ...

5 costly homeowner’s insurance mistakes your clients should avoid

USA Real Estate News-Inman - 3 hours 35 min ago
You’re buyers recently closed on a home. The paperwork has been signed, and keys have been transferred from the previous homeowner to your client, now new homeowners. Naturally, the next milestone is purchasing a homeowner’s insurance policy that complements both the budget and needs of your clients ...

4 ways relocation experts aid out-of-town buyers

USA Real Estate News-Inman - 4 hours 5 min ago
In today’s highly competitive job market — where 68 percent of HR professionals are experiencing difficulty recruiting candidates — companies cannot afford to limit their recruitment to local candidates. This is where relocation comes into play ...

20 secrets for maximizing your Inman Connect San Francisco experience

USA Real Estate News-Inman - 4 hours 35 min ago
Inman Connect in San Francisco is one of my favorite weeks of the summer. Let me share a few conference road warrior tips that I've learned from the best over the years. They just might make your trip more pleasant, and help you get a bit more out of the conference ...

3 tips for leveraging reviews to earn more commission

USA Real Estate News-Inman - 4 hours 35 min ago
Leverage reviews to build your business’ credibility so you can attract more clients and earn more real estate commissions. With a proven system guiding your efforts, leveraging reviews to enhance real estate profits is easier and can be more effective than traditional marketing methods ...

Crazy Sh*t In Real Estate: No shirt, no pants, no open house?

USA Real Estate News-Inman - 5 hours 20 min ago
You've got an open house in 30 minutes. You show up expecting to find a pristine house ready for prospective buyers, but what you find is a disaster area and a guy with no pants on. Sound familiar? No ...

Colorado brokers ask for merger, but one MLS says ‘no’

USA Real Estate News-Inman - Wed, 2017-07-26 17:52
A Colorado MLS has declined to participate in a merger effort, despite a request from large brokers in the state to do so. After "highly charged" merger talks, in late May the two largest MLSs in the state, REcolorado and Information and Real Estate Services (IRES), signed a letter of intent to merge, setting an "aggressive" deadline of November 1 for a signed commitment to merge ...

Busting inventory myths: Why aren’t there many homes on the market?

USA Real Estate News-Inman - Wed, 2017-07-26 16:58
With eager homebuyers and their agents plagued by low inventory all over the county, Trulia chief economist Ralph McLaughlin decided to take a closer look at the popular explanations for the problem and bust some inventory myths ...

Renter Household Explosion Fueled From All Sides

USA Real Estate News-RISMedia - Wed, 2017-07-26 14:43

More households in America are headed by renters now than at any other time in the last 50 years, with owner household formation toppled by renter household formation in the past 10, according to a recent analysis of Census Bureau data by the Pew Research Center. Owner households dialed back from 76.1 million in 2006 to 75 million in 2016, while renter households expanded from 34.6 million to 43.3 million.

Pew researchers attribute the recent growth in renter households to not only groups that conventionally rent, such as young adults, but also to groups that have historically owned, such as middle-aged adults. In fact, from 2006 to 2016, renter households headed by those aged 35 to 44 and 45 to 64 climbed 10 percent and 6 percent, respectively.

Other groups are bucking tradition, as well. Renter households headed by whites, who have typically owned, rose 4 percent from 2006 to 2016. Renter households headed by college graduates, similarly, went up 7 percent over the same period.

The shifts, coupled with ongoing growth from groups that have had a long-held propensity for renting (e.g., black households, households headed by those without a high school degree), are contributing massively to the boom. The renter household explosion, in effect, is being fueled from all sides.

An adverse trend, however, has begun to take root. Earlier this year, the rate at which owner households were formed surpassed the rate at which renter households were formed, according to a Trulia report on Census data, pointing to the potential for a change of course. Other recent studies have highlighted the immense and immediate need for rentals, especially at attainable prices—another pressure point that could turn the tide back toward ownership.

Renters, most importantly, continue to see homeownership on their horizon. Eighty percent of those recently surveyed by the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) believe owning a home is essential to achieving the American Dream; 63 percent of those recently surveyed by Zillow plan to become homeowners in the future.

Source: Pew Research Center

Suzanne De Vita is RISMedia’s online news editor. Email her your real estate news ideas at sdevita@rismedia.com.

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New-Home Sales Improve Slightly in June

USA Real Estate News-RISMedia - Wed, 2017-07-26 14:42

New-home sales improved in June, with sales of new, single-family homes eking up 0.8 percent to 610,000, according to the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The average new-home sales price was $379,500, while the median was $310,800. New-home listing inventory was 272,000—5.4 months supply.

“Although we saw modest gains this month, new-home sales have risen nearly 11 percent since the start of 2017,” said Granger MacDonald, chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), in an NAHB Now update. “Our members remain optimistic as the single-family housing market continues to recover.”

“We saw new-home sales edge up a slight 0.8 percent in June solely because last month’s figure was revised downward, but this still reflects a recent increase in new construction resulting in new-home sales up 9.1 percent over the past year,” says Joseph Kirchner, senior economist for realtor.com®. “While that’s not enough to ease the shortage, there is some good news when it comes to new-home prices. Median sales prices dropped to $310,800 from $324,300 in May, though that’s still 3.4 percent above the same time last year. Builders have been focusing on more expensive homes, but the increase in low- to moderately-priced new-homes on the market will help millennials, first-time and moderate- to low-income homebuyers.”

“Both of June’s numbers aren’t statistically significant, so we should take them with a grain of salt,” wrote Ralph McLaughlin, chief economist at Trulia, in a Trulia Trends blog. “A less volatile number to look at is the 12-month rolling total, which is up 14.1 percent year-over-year. This represents the most since June 2008—a nine-year high.”

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

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Study: Buying Is Still Better Than Renting in Most States

USA Real Estate News-RISMedia - Wed, 2017-07-26 14:42

Affordability challenges are weighing on the housing market, as many homebuyers and sellers contend with either being unable to compete or to find a new home within reach.

Buying a home, however, is still better than renting one in most states—35, to be exact, according to a recent study by GOBankingRates.

Analysts for GOBankingRates factored in recent median monthly home price and rent data by state, as well as mortgage rates—gathered by Zillow—to determine levels of affordability. The study assumed a 20 percent down payment on a 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage, and took into account homeowners insurance costs and property taxes.

Buying is significantly more affordable than renting in Alaska, Illinois, Maryland, New Jersey and New York, the study shows, with New Jersey residents saving $566 a month by owning—the highest yield of all states.

In six states, the gap between buying and renting is so slim that neither is substantially more affordable than the other: Alabama, California, South Carolina, Virginia, Washington and Wyoming.

The 35 states where buying is more affordable than renting are (in alphabetical order): Alaska; Arkansas; Connecticut; Delaware; Florida; Georgia; Illinois; Indiana; Iowa; Kansas; Kentucky; Louisiana; Maine; Maryland; Massachusetts; Michigan; Minnesota; Mississippi; Missouri; Nebraska; New Hampshire; New Jersey; New Mexico; New York; North Dakota; Ohio; Oklahoma; Pennsylvania; Rhode Island; South Dakota; Tennessee; Texas; Vermont; West Virginia; and Wisconsin.

View owning and renting costs by state.

Source: GOBankingRates

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Redfin threatened with legal action by former CEO on eve of IPO

USA Real Estate News-Inman - Wed, 2017-07-26 14:17
Redfin has been threatened with legal action by its former CEO as its IPO quickly approaches. The high-tech brokerage, which is expected to raise over $100 million when it goes public on Friday, received a letter on July 24 from David Eraker that "asserts a variety of claims" against Redfin director Paul Goodrich and Redfin investor Madrona Venture Group, Redfin disclosed in an updated SEC filing ...

Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (PEI) shares to see major resistance at $12.15 - USA Commerce Daily

USA Real Estate News - Wed, 2017-07-26 13:58

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Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (PEI) shares to see major resistance at $12.15
USA Commerce Daily
With all other things going on, Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (NYSE:PEI) has been on a free fall — declining -17.68 percent in just three months. It looks like traders are not happy with the stock. On the other side, analysts now consider ...
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European shares rise as earnings roll in while PTSB tanks - Irish Times

Europe Real Estate News - Wed, 2017-07-26 13:56

Irish Times

European shares rise as earnings roll in while PTSB tanks
Irish Times
It ended up 0.6 per cent to €1.63. It was a mixed bag for other real estate stocks with Hibernia and Ires both off on the day. Airlines across Europe performed strongly with Ryanair bouncing back from a big sell-off earlier in the week to close up 1 ...

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August Home, maker of smart locks, closes $25M in Series C funding

USA Real Estate News-Inman - Wed, 2017-07-26 13:35
Smart lock provider August Home is gearing up to boost the reach of products that turn smartphones into "a command center for the front door." ...

Cambria couple have drive for European Model A tour - The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Europe Real Estate News - Wed, 2017-07-26 13:15

The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Cambria couple have drive for European Model A tour
The San Luis Obispo Tribune
Some new-car owners are leery of taking their vehicles out of the garage, let alone onto a street or freeway, on a drive-about or vacation, for fear of “that first ding” damage, theft or other automotive trauma. Flip that coin, and you'll find some car ...

Checking on the Technicals For Kennedy Wilson Europe Real Estate PLC (KWERF) - Hayden Business Journal

Europe Real Estate News - Wed, 2017-07-26 11:49

Checking on the Technicals For Kennedy Wilson Europe Real Estate PLC (KWERF)
Hayden Business Journal
Traders are taking a closer look at shares of Kennedy Wilson Europe Real Estate PLC (KWERF) of late. The 14-day RSI is presently at 75.81, the 7-day is at 85.42, and the 3-day is resting at 96.86. The Relative Strength Index (RSI) is one of various ...

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