Real Estate

The Federal Reserve raised the target federal funds rate by 0.75 percentage points for the third time in a row, in an effort to cool down unrelenting inflation. Fed officials have raised the benchmark short-term borrowing rate a total of five times this year, including 75-basis point increases in June and July, marking an unprecedented pace. related
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Sentosa Island–Singapore’s waterfront playground where homeowners park yachts outside front doors–turns 50 years old this year. Formerly known as Pulau Belakang Mati, the nearly two-square-mile isle sits at the southern end of mainland Singapore–minutes away via cable car, auto, public transport, bicycle, moving walkway, or a garden-themed boardwalk. Getting to Sentosa is simple by this
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A modern penthouse found high up in the W Residences Austin in Downtown Austin, Texas, has changed hands after roughly two weeks on the market, according to the listing brokerage. The asking price, which included the furnishings, artwork and other household accoutrements, was $5.95 million. Sleek and stylish furnishings are meaningfully placed throughout the penthouse.
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For generations, upper-class retail establishments have held out their superior service as a reason for customers to patronize them rather than lower-priced stores. The same emphasis on service is at play in some of the nation’s highest-end residential buildings. Sure, tennis courts and exclusive dining rooms and other physical amenities carry cache. But what good
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Mortgage demand appears to have nowhere to go but down, as interest rates go up. Application volume dropped 1.2% last week compared with the previous week, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association’s seasonally adjusted index. The week’s results include an adjustment for the observance of Labor Day. Since last year, homebuyers’ demand for mortgages has
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Commercial property is a bright spot in Chinese real estate, in contrast with the doom and gloom of the residential housing market. Property analysts and developers said offices, warehouses and business parks are proving resilient, and continuing to turn over steady rental revenue — albeit discounted due to softer demand. Hong Kong-listed property group KWG
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In this article WE Global inflationary pressures are pushing companies to be “more nimble” with their corporate real estate portfolios, according to WeWork. “That … has put the need for companies to look at flexibility in managing and thinking about their workspace,” said Samit Chopra, the coworking company’s international president and COO. “Which is of
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