Spring hits the housing market as weekly mortgage applications rise 4.9%

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A rise in the thermometer last week may have been just the remedy for an ailing mortgage market….

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A rise in the thermometer last week may have been just the remedy for an ailing mortgage market….

This Tiny Home Has Its Own Pizza Oven – House of the Week

Posted from: https://www.zillow.com/blog/tiny-home-pizza-oven-226014/

Forget waiting 45 minutes for the delivery guy to show up. In this custom tiny home, pizzas are ready in just two minutes!

Empty nesters looking to avoid the burden of a big mortgage, Robert and Rebekah Sofia embarked on a 20-month journey designing and building a 221-square-foot home in Ocklawaha, FL. Most people would balk at the idea of putting a 800-degree wood-fired pizza oven in such a small space. But with layers of plaster, cement and a heavy metal door, it’s completely …

Posted from: https://www.zillow.com/blog/tiny-home-pizza-oven-226014/

Forget waiting 45 minutes for the delivery guy to show up. In this custom tiny home, pizzas are ready in just two minutes!

Empty nesters looking to avoid the burden of a big mortgage, Robert and Rebekah Sofia embarked on a 20-month journey designing and building a 221-square-foot home in Ocklawaha, FL. Most people would balk at the idea of putting a 800-degree wood-fired pizza oven in such a small space. But with layers of plaster, cement and a heavy metal door, it’s completely …

Don't even think about putting these expenses on your credit card

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It's easy to pay for nearly anything with credit cards but here are six expenses to never pay for with plastic….

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It's easy to pay for nearly anything with credit cards but here are six expenses to never pay for with plastic….

Housing starts rebound, but single-family homebuilding remains weak

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U.S. homebuilding increased more than expected in March amid a rebound in the construction of multi-family housing units….

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U.S. homebuilding increased more than expected in March amid a rebound in the construction of multi-family housing units….

Mega-developer gives his picks for biggest growth opportunities in Abu Dhabi

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Tourism and real estate are the biggest growth areas in Abu Dhabi, the chairman of one of the emirate's largest property developers said Monday….

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Tourism and real estate are the biggest growth areas in Abu Dhabi, the chairman of one of the emirate's largest property developers said Monday….

The Family Treehouse: A Place to Come Together and Just Be

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People keep showing up. Kids are racing across the suspension bridge and peeking through fairy doors. There are too many cooks to count.

The Lucas family savors an afternoon together with no agenda and no timeline. Just a chance to be together in the place they love.

Making memories

When Kara Lucas was little, she kept busy building forts and playing pretend. But she didn’t have to use her imagination to dream up a magical p…

Posted from: https://www.zillow.com/blog/family-treehouse-191728/

People keep showing up. Kids are racing across the suspension bridge and peeking through fairy doors. There are too many cooks to count.

The Lucas family savors an afternoon together with no agenda and no timeline. Just a chance to be together in the place they love.

Making memories

When Kara Lucas was little, she kept busy building forts and playing pretend. But she didn’t have to use her imagination to dream up a magical p…

Homebuilder sentiment slips in April due to pressure from tariffs and rising prices

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Sentiment among U.S. homebuilders drops due to higher costs for land, labor and materials….

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Sentiment among U.S. homebuilders drops due to higher costs for land, labor and materials….

Bloomberg Markets Interview April 3rd, 2018

Sourced From: http://www.millersamuel.com/bloomberg-markets-interview-april-3rd-2018/

I’m a bit late to post this interview but the content is still relevant since it addresses the sales slowdown we are seeing across the NYC metro area. I had a fun conversation with Bloomberg’s Julie Hyman and Julia Chatterley on “Bloomberg Markets.”

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Sourced From: http://www.millersamuel.com/bloomberg-markets-interview-april-3rd-2018/

I’m a bit late to post this interview but the content is still relevant since it addresses the sales slowdown we are seeing across the NYC metro area. I had a fun conversation with Bloomberg’s Julie Hyman and Julia Chatterley on “Bloomberg Markets.”

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Elliman Magazine Spring Edition – 5 Charts

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Every seasonal edition, Douglas Elliman Real Estate asks me to provide a visual market update for their magazine in any 5 of the markets they cover nationwide. The following graphic is found in their latest Elliman Magazine.

Click on the following graphic to see my charts in all their majesty.

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Sourced From: http://www.millersamuel.com/elliman-magazine-spring-edition-5-charts/

Every seasonal edition, Douglas Elliman Real Estate asks me to provide a visual market update for their magazine in any 5 of the markets they cover nationwide. The following graphic is found in their latest Elliman Magazine.

Click on the following graphic to see my charts in all their majesty.

<a href="http://www.millersamuel.co…

Zillow shares plunge 9 percent on the company's plan to start flipping homes

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Shares of Zillow plunged 9 percent on Friday after the online real estate database company announced it will begin buying and selling homes….

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Shares of Zillow plunged 9 percent on Friday after the online real estate database company announced it will begin buying and selling homes….