Quantcast

Real Estate

Last Updated Dec 22, 2014 11:39AM

Washington • Fewer Americans bought homes in November as buying slid to its slowest pace in six months. The National Association of Realtors said Monday that sales of existing homes fell 6.1 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of …

Read This Article            Share

  • File photo by Leah Hogsten  |
Salt Lake County's future is likely to generate an increasing demand for high density housing projects, such as the Bud Bailey Apartment Complex at 3970 South Main Street, that are close to mass transit stops, land use planners agreed at a conference Thursday. Utah likely to become more urban as millennials flock to technology
    With Utah’s population expected to double by 2050, the folks who build houses, apartments, office buildings and shopping centers along the Wasatch Fro...
    Updated Nov 21 2014 05:16 pm   |     |   Share
  • In this Nov. 4, 2014 photo, construction continues on a boutique apartment building on the southeast corner of Florida Ave. and 14th Street NW, in Washington. Construction of new homes fell slightly in October after a big surge in the previous month, the Commerce Department reported Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, but the weakness was largely driven by the volatile apartment sector. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) U.S. home construction drops 2.8 percent in October
    Washington • Construction of new homes fell slightly in October after a big surge in the previous month, but the weakness was largely driven by the vo...
    Updated Nov 19 2014 09:54 am   |     |   Share
  • An unidentified customer leaves a Lowe's home improvement store in Charlotte, N.C., Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014. Lowe's reports quarterly financial results on Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton) Lowe’s rides improving housing market to strong 3Q
    Mooresville, N.C. • Lowe’s third-quarter earnings jumped 17 percent as home improvement retailers continue to rebound from a tough start to the year, ...
    Updated Nov 19 2014 09:42 am   |     |   Share
  • In this Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014 photo, builders work on the roof of a new home under construction in Upper Makefield, Pa. The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo releases its monthly index of builder sentiment on Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Mel Evans) U.S. homebuilder sentiment rallies in November
    Washington • U.S. homebuilders’ confidence rebounded in November as both sales expectations and buyer traffic improved. The National Association of Ho...
    Updated Nov 18 2014 08:45 am   |     |   Share


MORE REAL ESTATE STORIES
  • (Chris Detrick  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  
The luxury property in Deer Valley Resort’s exclusive Deer Crest Estates community that sold for $7.7 million on Saturday. The property is 11,575-square-feet and has access to the Snow Park area of Deer Valley, and a panoramic view of both the Jordanelle Reservoir and Bald Mountain.  It includes a spa with a dry sauna and steam room, a home theater, a massage room and a library. The eight-bedroom, 12-bathroom retreat was custom built in 2001 on the highest point of Bald Mountain in the gated Deer Crest community. Gone: Utah home valued at $13 million sells at auction
    Park City • Everybody wants to get a smokin’ good deal on a house, even if you’re a multi-millionaire. On Saturday, during a luxury real-estate aucti...
    Updated Nov 17 2014 02:37 pm   |     |   Share
  • In this Oct. 27, 2014 photo, a realty sign is posted in front of a home for sale in Carlsbad, Calif. Real estate date provider CoreLogic releases its September report on U.S. home prices on Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi) Pace of U.S. home price growth slows in September
    Washington • The U.S. housing market cooled off in September, as home prices rose at an ever slowing pace. Prices increased 5.6 percent in September c...
    Updated Nov 04 2014 08:33 am   |     |   Share
  • Rising prices, falling supply push down Park City home sales
    Residential property sales declined in the Park City area during late summer as prices continued to rise and a lack of supply appeared to be hampering...
    Updated Nov 01 2014 03:30 pm   |     |   Share
  • Here are 5 tips for deciding if it’s worth it to refinance your mortgage
    The interest rate pendulum has swung in favor of homeowners again. A steady decline in recent weeks brought down the average rate for a 30-year fixed ...
    Updated Oct 31 2014 10:01 am   |     |   Share
  • FILE - This Friday, March 21, 2014 file photo shows a home for sale in Cleveland Heights, Ohio. The National Association of Realtors releases pending home sales index for September 2014 on Monday, Oct. 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File) U.S. pending home sales rise modestly in September
    Washington • The number of Americans signing contracts to buy homes ticked up slightly in September, as it remained difficult to qualify for mortgage ...
    Updated Oct 27 2014 10:36 am   |     |   Share
  • Average U.S. 30-year loan rate falls to 3.92 pct.
    Washington • Average U.S. long-term mortgage rates continued to slide this week, raising prospects of a wave of consumers refinancing their loans. The...
    Updated Oct 23 2014 10:06 am   |     |   Share
  • Fannie, Freddie deal with banks could expand lending
    Washington • A federal regulator says government-controlled mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have reached an agreement with major banks that...
    Updated Oct 21 2014 08:48 am   |     |   Share
  • Market turmoil: A gift for mortgage refinancers?
    A sudden plunge in mortgage rates last week raised an urgent question for millions of Americans: Should I refinance my mortgage? Across the country, h...
    Updated Oct 21 2014 08:36 am   |     |   Share
  • U.S. eyes sale of NY’s Waldorf hotel to Chinese firm
    Washington • Concerned about potential security risks, the U.S. government is taking a close look at the sale of New York’s iconic Waldorf Astoria hot...
    Updated Oct 16 2014 03:51 pm   |     |   Share
  • In this photo made on Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014, signs welcome visitors to a model home as construction is under way at a housing development in Zelienople, Pa. Real estate date provider CoreLogic releases its August report on U.S. home prices on Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic) Slower growth for U.S. home prices in August
    Washington • U.S. home prices increased in August, yet the pace of these gains continues to slow, helping to improve affordability for would-be buyers...
    Updated Oct 15 2014 02:18 pm   |     |   Share
  • Hilton selling Waldorf Astoria New York for $1.95B
    McLean, Va. • Hilton Worldwide is selling the Waldorf Astoria New York to Chinese insurance company Anbang Insurance Group Co. for $1.95 billion. Hilt...
    Updated Oct 15 2014 02:00 pm   |     |   Share
  • Physician-owned hospital in Cache Valley sold to MountainStar
    MountainStar Healthcare, owner of seven Utah hospitals, is buying an eighth: Cache Valley Hospital in North Logan. The 22-bed community hospital was e...
    Updated Oct 15 2014 10:30 am   |     |   Share
  • In this Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014 photo, developer Michael Capponi, left, photographs a waterfront property he renovated, during a viewing for brokers, in Miami Beach, Fla. The property is listing for $5,900,000, has 5,600 square feet, with seven bedrooms and seven and one half bathrooms. Freddie Mac, the mortgage company, releases weekly mortgage rates on Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky) Average rate on 30-year home loan dips a wee bit
    A key long-term U.S. mortgage rate dipped this week, the second drop after a large increase two weeks ago. Mortgage company Freddie Mac said Thursday ...
    Updated Oct 15 2014 10:06 am   |     |   Share
  • Mexico’s housing refinance boom lifting spending
    Mexico City — When Arturo Sosa refinanced his mortgage this year, he decided to spend some of the money he saved. “I took a weekend trip to Vegas,” sa...
    Updated Oct 03 2014 02:38 pm   |     |   Share
  • In this Aug. 14, 2014 photo, realty signs stand outside a gated townhome community in Santa Fe Springs, Calif. Freddie Mac reports on average U.S. mortgage rates for this week on Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) Average U.S. 30-year mortgage rate at 4.20 percent
    Washington • Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates declined slightly this week, after marking their largest one-week gain of the year the previous wee...
    Updated Oct 03 2014 02:38 pm   |     |   Share
  • Sales of new homes in U.S. soared in August
    Washington • U.S. sales of new homes surged in August, led by a wave of buying in the West and Northeast. The Commerce Department said Wednesday that ...
    Updated Oct 03 2014 02:37 pm   |     |   Share
  • ...
    Updated Oct 03 2014 02:33 pm   |     |   Share