Stuart Crow of JLL says investors have been looking to increase their allocations to property, especially in the Asia-Pacific region, because of liquidity in the global real estate market.
Homebuyers returning to the market after the holidays may have been inspired by the drop in rates, but stock market volatility and the government shutdown could keep some of those mortgage applications from closing.
The most important things for the Chinese economy in 2019 are the property market and government policy, says Larry Hu of Macquarie.
Chinese consumers have been the top foreign buyers in both units and dollar volume of residential housing for six years straight.
Amid the stalemate in Washington, credit unions and banks across the country have some of the more generous offers for government employees.
CNBC’s Diana Olick reports on how the U.S.-China trade war is not impacting the Chinese consumers’ investment in U.S. real estate.
Brian Nowak of Morgan Stanley explains why he sees opportunities for Amazon to disrupt sectors like advertising, health care, logistics and even possibly real estate.
Potential home buyers are feeling the squeeze of high prices on dwellings and the prospect of rising interest rates. If you really want that house and you’re willing to stay put, consider paying down points.
Homes are simply very expensive right now, in relation to income, and there are still very few entry-level homes for sale.
Warehouse construction is booming, especially near large cities and transportation hubs. The national vacancy rate is 4.3 percent, the lowest in 20 years, according to CBRE.