Posted by Rohit on Sep 10th, 2014
USA rents accelerate, rising 6.3% annually. Asking prices rose 7.8% year-over-year. At the local level, asking prices rose year-over-year in 96 of the 100 largest U.S. metros.
Posted by Rohit on Aug 9th, 2014
In a recent circular [RBI/2014-15/132 A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No.5] the RBI has raised the remittance limit up to US$ 125,000 per individual, per year and removed the restriction against the purchase of property.
Posted by Rohit on Mar 26th, 2014
In real terms – and as a price-to-rent ratio – prices are mostly back to early 2000 levels.
Posted by Rohit on Jan 7th, 2014
A new survey shows that while London was one for foreign investors, the rest of the top five cities were all in the USA. The survey said the U.S. is the “stable and secure” country for real-estate investment “by a wide margin.” The U.S. is also the top market when it comes to capital appreciation and for future real-estate purchases.
Posted by Rohit on Nov 19th, 2013
CRE prices gain traction across all property types during Third Quarter 2013 despite uncertainty over economic policy.
Posted by Rohit on Feb 20th, 2013
The business of buying-and-renting houses, long dominated by local mom-and-pop investors, has morphed over the past two years into one of the hottest investments on Wall Street. Dozens of pension investors and private-equity firms, such as Blackstone Group LP and Colony Capital LLC, are clamoring to buy homes in beaten-up markets, sometimes using money from foreign co-investors… “We are buying the houses up, and I’d say unashamedly at very, very cheap prices, but I don’t see much of us crowding out other home buyers,” said Mr. Dixon of US Masters…
Posted by Rohit on Feb 11th, 2013
Marcus & Millichap Sr. Director of Research, Hessam Nadji, on property buyers and rents in the USA. Lots of good information here including his perspective on apartment buildings!
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Posted by Rohit on Jan 20th, 2013
CoreLogic: House Prices up 7.4% Year-over-year in November, Largest increase since 2006
Home prices nationwide, including distressed sales, increased on a year-over-year basis by 7.4 percent in November 2012 compared to November 2011. This change represents the biggest increase since May 2006 and the ninth consecutive increase in home prices nationally on a year-over-year basis. On a...
Posted by Rohit on Jan 9th, 2013
US home prices could increase by up to 4.9% in 2013
by RAY CLANCY on JANUARY 1, 2013
A nationwide panel of more than 100 professional forecasters in the United States expects home prices to rise 3.1% in 2013 after finishing 2012 up more than 4.6%. The findings from the December 2012 Zillow Home Price Expectations Survey reflect growing optimism in the housing market.
The survey of 105 economists,...
Posted by Rohit on Jan 2nd, 2013
Bakken Shale Driving US Oil Production Growth
The oil boom in North Dakota has created worldwide attention. Production figures released by the North Dakota Oil and Gas Division (OGD) indicate that output in the state, primarily from the Bakken Shale, passed the half a million barrel per day (bpd) mark in November 2011. Analysts were eager to note that this put North Dakota ahead of OPEC member...