Wages growing, but jobs data part of forecasting woes

Compressed verdict: mortgages are slightly higher than the 3.75 percent bottoms in the last two weeks, now close to 3.875 percent. But nothing has really changed: the Fed and the global economy are in a unique pickle, the outside a mess, the U.S. econo…

Video listing of the day: Point Roberts

Soak in the sun, enjoy aquatic activities and experience breathtaking sunsets at this Point Roberts retreat presented by Brazen Sotheby’s International Realty. Through the entryway into the main part of the home, you will encounter an open and flowing …

Meredith Martin: ‘Luxury is something timeless that has quality’

The Paragon Real Estate Group agent says the next big luxury market is going to be Austin, Texas, and talks about her most embarrassing real estate moment …

Podcast: How to become a luxury real estate leader

We’re joined by Michael Gordon from Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox & Roach, serving the Philadelphia metro area. The Gordon team has achieved over $1.25 billion in career sales, and exceeded $159 million in 2014 annual sales …

Park Lane Hotel renovation put on hold

The Park Lane Hotel, situated at 36 Central Park South and acquired in 2013 for $660 million, remains open to the public as plans for conversion are put on hold. New owner and developer Steven Witkoff originally planned to demolish the hotel and build a complex consisting of both hotel rooms and condominiums, but Manhattan’s oversupply of luxury listings has dimmed demand in the local real estate sphere …

50 crazy facts about Super Bowl 50 and real estate

We know it’s the Denver Broncos versus the Carolina Panthers in San Francisco at the 2016 Super Bowl, but how do the cities stack up? Find out here …

Aimee Fink of Douglas Elliman named NY1’s New Yorker of the Week

Douglas Elliman broker Aimee Fink was recently named NY1’s “New Yorker of the Week” for her outstanding devotion to community and volunteer work. Not only is Fink an enthusiastic licensed real estate professional, she integrates her occupation with her passion – giving back to those in need in New York City …

ZIP code profile: 90262

The 90262 ZIP code comprises the Lynwood neighborhood along the intersection of Interstates 710 and 105. The area is home to the St. Francis Medical Center and hugs right along the Los Angeles River.

Where is California’s least expensive town for renters, according to FindTheHome

Major U.S. Census Bureau surveys show that 2014 marked 10 years of consecutive renter household growth. And, according to the Housing Vacancy Survey, this trend is on track to continue. More people are choosing to rent, even as they enter their “home-buying” years …

Bay Area Intero Foundation supported 35 charities in 2015

The Intero Foundation, a non-profit organization benefiting children in need, recently announced that it provided 35 charities in and near the Bay Area with support in 2015. Those grants totaled more than $300, …