These 20 markets are the finalists for Amazon’s HQ2

New York City, Toronto, Newark and Dallas all made the cut as finalists for Amazon’s second headquarters. Amazon announced its 20 finalists out of 238 bids …

The Compass haters are starting to look lost

The industry has wasted too many cycles on Compass FUD (fear, uncertainty and doubt). It must get busy competing …

Rise in homeowner equity continues to stabilize housing market

Every quarter, the U.S. Federal Reserve releases its report regarding the Financial Accounts of the United States. Although this is a very lengthy and detailed analysis, it does contain some interesting statistics on housing. The particular “nuggets” that I look for relate to the total value of residential real estate, mortgage debt and, rather importantly, details regarding homeowner equity …

How high home prices in China affect you

Increasingly, the answer is that they buy real estate in markets like yours across the United States, which is their most popular destination for real estate investment. China’s high home prices are creating opportunities for agents in the …

Economic self-reliance starts with affordable housing

Home. It’s a word we often toss around without a second thought. How many times this week have you filled in a form with your home address, entered it as a destination in your GPS or texted a loved one with, “Are you home yet?” …

3-D home of the day: Manhattan Beach development

This exceptional home features a dynamic floor plan providing homeowners with an indoor-outdoor living experience. Enjoy the best views Manhattan Beach has to offer from the comfort of your own home. …

Video listing of the day: European-inspired estate

The estates dotting the hilltops in Europe provided the stimulus for this custom-built residence nestled into the hillside of this Southern California guard-gated community known as The Country in Diamond Bar. 3015 Steeplechase Lane is a thoughtful com…

3-D home of the day: A one-of-a-kind private family sanctuary

Imagine being surrounded by lush tropical gardens, cascading waterfalls, saltwater lagoon swimming pool and only minutes to white sandy beaches, shopping, award-winning schools and …

3-D home of the day: Los Angeles modern masterpiece

Completely custom from inception, this home is positioned to take advantage of the extensive panoramic views of the canyon from every point in the house. Constructed with industrial materials to form an unparalleled modern masterpiece, this home’s open…

Video listing of the day: A find for any Tampa house hunter

This nearly 4,000-square-foot luxury home has it all, and you don’t have to worry about deed restrictions or HOA fees. With a salt-water, solar-heated pool, crown molding and real wood floors, this custom home should be at the top of any Tampa house hu…