Real Estate

Signage at the Intercontinental Shanghai Wonderland Hotel, developed by Shimao Group Holdings, in Shanghai, China, on Feb. 9, 2022. Qilai Shen | Bloomberg | Getty Images BEIJING — Moody’s downgraded Chinese property developer Shimao Group Holdings on Wednesday based on expectations that the company will find it harder to repay investors on time. The move
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After almost two years of increasing demand, housing starts are poised to decline in coming months. This is among factoids divulged in newly released housing industry data, including LegalShield Economic Stress Index and Magnetic Collective/Century 21 findings regarding the pandemic’s effects on the real estate market. The dichotomy of elevated demand and moribund sales is
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For the ultimate in privacy, security and seclusion paired with luxury and great design, there are few better examples for sale than the estate on the bluffs of the world-renowned Paradise Cove Beach in Malibu, California.  Encompassing just over six and one-half acres, the property includes 339′ of beach frontage. To access the beach from
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Las Vegas’ emerging and evolving ultra-luxury home (properties above $5 million) market has reached world-class status offering diverse five-star lifestyles to a new demographic of buyers.  Anthony Spiegel, one of the area’s top-producing brokers in that rarefied ultra-luxury sector at The Ivan Sher Group, studies market dynamics. “We never really had an ultra-luxury market here in
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Mike Reynolds, 76, started building “earthships” in Taos, New Mexico, more than half a century ago. For many years, most people thought he was nuts. Why is this idiot using garbage to build with, and why is this idiot trying to make buildings that don’t need utilities?” said Reynolds, summarizing what people thought of him.
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Perched atop a cliff overlooking the Pacific Ocean on Hawaii’s Hamakua Coast, the seaside retreat, Water Falling Estate, has something of a Hollywood history. Initially purchased in 2016, the nearly 11,000-square-foot showplace has been rented out to several big names, including European royalty and pop superstar Justin Bieber. ADVERTISEMENT Set on nine-plus acres in Ninole
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Rohit Chopra, director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. David Ryder/Bloomberg via Getty Images The Biden administration is trying to empower consumers to help rewrite the rules governing how banks, lenders and other financial institutions can treat customers. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau — a federal agency created in the wake of the 2008 financial
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A worker makes repairs to a home under construction at the Lennar Bridgeway home development on December 15, 2021 in Newark, California. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images Supply chain issues for homebuilders appear to be getting worse, and that is weighing on confidence in the industry. Builder confidence in the single-family, newly built housing market
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