Stories tagged: real estate
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27, 2016, 10:28 A.M.
Real estate heir Robert Durst’s plea deal approved
Real estate heir Robert Durst will serve 7 years, 1 month in prison on a weapons charge – more than 4
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27, 2016, 10:02 A.M.
Number of contracts to buy homes at highest level since May
The National Association of Realtors said Wednesday that its seasonally adjusted pending home sales index rose 1.4 percent to 110.5, the highest level since May 2015.
TUESDAY, APRIL 26, 2016, 6:59 A.M.
U.S. home prices rise at solid pace, even with flat sales
U.S. home prices continued their steady upward march in February as buyers competed for a limited number of available properties.
MONDAY, APRIL 25, 2016, 7:37 A.M.
New-home sales fall in March for third straight month
Americans stepped back from buying new homes in March, the third straight monthly decline as sales plunged sharply in the Western states.
SATURDAY, APRIL 23, 2016, 5:07 P.M.
The Dirt: Nicks Handmade Boots moving into old Display House on East Sprague
Nicks Handmade Boots, a Spokane company since 1964, plans to move in May into a renovated building at 6510 E. Sprague, formerly The Display House.
SATURDAY, APRIL 23, 2016, 11:14 A.M.
Freeway views are hot: Homeowners cozy up to urban eyesores
Living near highways, train tracks and other urban eyesores has long been an unfortunate fact of life for residents of big, crowded cities around the world, including in tightly-packed cities …
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 20, 2016, 8:47 A.M.
U.S. home sales rebounded in March after February dip
WASHINGTON – U.S. home sales recovered in March after slumping in February, kicking off a solid start to the spring buying season. The National Association of Realtors said Wednesday that …
TUESDAY, APRIL 19, 2016, 9:20 A.M.
U.S. home construction tumbled in March
WASHINGTON – Construction of new homes fell in March by the largest amount in five months, with weakness in all regions of the country except the Northeast. Home construction dropped …
MONDAY, APRIL 18, 2016, 11:26 A.M.
U.S. homebuilder sentiment held steady in April
U.S. homebuilders’ confidence held steady in April, reflecting an overall optimistic outlook in the market for new homes even as a gauge of current sales fell slightly. The National Association …
THURSDAY, APRIL 14, 2016, 10:14 A.M.
Average rate on 30-year mortgage slips to 3.58 percent
Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates edged down this week to their lowest levels of the year, offering a continued incentive for purchasing during the spring home-buying season.
THURSDAY, APRIL 7, 2016, 8:17 A.M.
Average U.S. rate on 30-year mortgage falls to 3.59 percent
Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates slid this week to their lowest level since February 2015, luring prospective purchasers during the spring home-buying season.
THURSDAY, MARCH 31, 2016, 4:28 P.M.
COPS program coaches apartment managers on heading off problems
THURSDAY, MARCH 31, 2016, 10:20 A.M.
Average rate on 30-year mortgage steady at 3.71 percent
Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates were unchanged to slightly higher this week after declining the previous week.
TUESDAY, MARCH 15, 2016, 8:42 A.M.
U.S. homebuilder sentiment holds steady in March
U.S. homebuilders remain optimistic that the housing market will improve, but their expectations for sales over the next six months have dimmed just as the spring home-selling season gets under …
THURSDAY, MARCH 10, 2016, 8:23 A.M.
Average rate on 30-year mortgage edges up to 3.68 percent
Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates rose this week for only the second time this year.
THURSDAY, MARCH 3, 2016, 8:09 A.M.
30-year mortgage rate ticks up to 3.64 percent
Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates rose this week for the first time in two months as global economic anxiety and market turbulence eased.
UPDATED: TUESDAY, MARCH 1, 2016, 12:26 P.M.
Trump University fraud lawsuit can continue, court says
A New York court has refused to throw out a fraud lawsuit against Donald Trump over his former school for real estate investors.
TUESDAY, MARCH 1, 2016, 7:22 A.M.
Construction spending up 1.5 percent in January
U.S. construction spending increased in January by the largest amount in eight months as weakness in home building was offset by a solid rebound in nonresidential activity.
MONDAY, FEB. 29, 2016, 8:55 A.M.
U.S. pending home sales decline in January
Fewer Americans signed contracts to buy homes in January, as the recent hot streak appears to have been curbed by a shortage of properties for sale and colder weather.
SATURDAY, FEB. 27, 2016, 6 A.M.
The Dirt: Global Credit Union buys Freeway Plaza building for headquarters
Global Credit Union has purchased the five-story Freeway Plaza in the west end of downtown Spokane for its future headquarters.
FRIDAY, FEB. 26, 2016, 7:27 A.M.
Hilton to spin off timeshares, most of real estate business
Hilton plans to spin off its timeshare business and most of its real estate business in a move to boost shareholder value.
THURSDAY, FEB. 25, 2016, 8:06 A.M.
30-year mortgage rate falls to 3.62 percent
Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell this week as anxiety over the global economy persisted. Long-term rates resumed their decline after being unchanged last week following six straight weeks of …
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 24, 2016, 11:17 A.M.
U.S. new-home sales tumble in January; big decline in West
The Commerce Department said Wednesday that new-home sales fell 9.2 percent last month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 494,000. Most of the decline stemmed for a 32.1 drop …
THURSDAY, FEB. 11, 2016, 8:27 A.M.
Average 30-year mortgage rate falls to 3.65 percent
Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell this week for the sixth straight week as markets around the globe continued the whipsaw trading that has marked this year so far.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 3, 2016, 10:29 A.M.
Wells Fargo to pay $1.2B federal mortgage settlement
Wells Fargo has agreed to a $1.2 billion settlement to resolve a long-running mortgage dispute with the U.S. government, a move that slashes the bank’s 2015 profit by $134 million.
FRIDAY, JAN. 22, 2016, 10:47 A.M.
2015 U.S. home sales most in 9 years
WASHINGTON – U.S. home sales rebounded in December after new regulations had delayed the completion of purchases in November. And total sales in 2015 were the most in nine years. …
TUESDAY, JAN. 19, 2016, 5:36 P.M.
Worthy testing waters on possible Davenport sale
A national commercial real estate website is soliciting bids for a possible sale of the Davenport Hotels. Real Capital Markets listed the hotels as represented by a brokerage in Scottsdale, …
SUNDAY, JAN. 10, 2016
Tom Kelly: Ex-wrestler passes along investment property tips
Neal Hargrove spent 15 years as a professional wrestler with the World Wrestling Federation. He made a very good living in the ring as Reno Riggins and plowed most of …
FRIDAY, JAN. 8, 2016, 11:49 A.M.
Lake Coeur d’Alene home designed by fans of ‘Blog Cabin’ hits the market
A New York couple won a North Idaho lake home in an October drawing that drew more than 23 million entries; now they’re trying to sell it.
SATURDAY, DEC. 26, 2015, 5:14 P.M.
The Dirt: Cheney hotel will expand
A $5 million project is underway at the Holiday Inn Express in Cheney for expansion and other hotel upgrades. The 25,000-square-foot addition will add 46 guest rooms and include 2,000 …