Ransomware attack delays home sales in Baltimore

The attack began last week and has locked up the city’s computer systems, which is preventing title companies from checking on properties’ lien statuses.

Redfin Mortgage hits 3 new states

With expansion into Florida, Maryland and Tennessee, the rapidly growing home lending arm is now live in 12 states, according to an announcement on Tuesday.

Engel & Völkers continues US expansion

The German-founded Engel & Völkers is setting its sights on U.S. expansion plans that will grow its presence across the country.

Home prices in November climbed nearly 6% year-over-year

U.S. home prices rose 0.4 percent from October to November and 5.8 percent year-over-year, according to data from the Federal Housing Finance Agency.

DC, Baltimore housing markets showing different trends in September

Washington, D.C and Baltimore offer two very different scenarios as the housing market heads into fall. Median home price in D.C. slightly dropped annually in September, according to MRIS housing data, while Baltimore home prices jumped 7.9 percent.

Apartment List releases report for DC rent in September

Apartment List recently released its latest rent report for Washington D.C., finding rents in the nation’s capital decreased by 0.3 percent from August to September …

Baltimore, DC rank last in forecasted rent growth, report shows

For renters, a slowdown in the market’s growth is a welcome trend. While the drop was hardly noticeable, September saw its first monthly dip since November 2015 to $1,219, down just one dollar from August, according to a new report …

DC rent growth remains stable with influx of new stock

The Yardi Matrix U.S. Multifamily Outlook for fall 2016 found that national rent growth has continued but slowed, while a couple bursts of job growth has helped propel the market forward …

DC metro homes rate relatively high in negative equity, report shows

CoreLogic’s quarterly equity report shows 548,000 residential properties in the U.S. regaining equity in the second quarter of 2016, while the total number of mortgaged residential properties with equity sat at 47.2 million …

DC in a week: Sept 19-23

This week’s Washington D.C. news relating to the real estate industry …