Top Posts: Time Needed to Build a Single-Family Home in 2017

With the end of 2018 approaching, NAHB’s Eye on Housing is reviewing the posts that attracted the most readers over the last year. In July, Na Zhao examined construction build times for single-family homes. The 2017 Survey of Construction (SOC) from the Census Bureau shows that the average completion time of a single-family house is around 7.5 months, which usually includes almost a month... Read More ›

A new report suggests NYC’s real estate downturn is deepening, and may not hit bottom for months

There could be another bear market under way – in New York City real estate.

Here’s a map of all 80 stores that Sears and Kmart are shuttering in March

Sears is expected to close another round of stores early next year, as the bankrupt department store chain now tries to stay afloat via a $4.4 billion bid from its chairman, Eddie Lampert.

Year-End Reflections and Predictions From a Solar Veteran

… the regulators who approved construction-work-in-progress payments … energy saving measures in building codes. Their last revision … Because installations on new construction are cheaper than retrofits … in Michigan; and Minnesota’s renewable portfolio standard …

Coping with climate change and wildfire dangers — even in the Midwest

… Los Angeles have choked off residential construction, driving home prices and rents … Canoe Area Wilderness of northern Minnesota, and the 2013 Germann Road …

Coping with climate change and wildfire dangers — even in the Midwest

… Los Angeles have choked off residential construction, driving home prices and rents … Canoe Area Wilderness of northern Minnesota, and the 2013 Germann Road …

Former Lender Price CEO Jerry Halbrook named CEO of LoyaltyExpress

After Jerry Halbrook abruptly stepped down as CEO of Lender Price earlier this year amid a reported disagreement with the company’s founders and board over the company’s direction, Halbrook found another gig fairly quickly, signing on to serve on the senior advisory board of FundingShield. But Halbrook apparently wasn’t ready to give up on leading a company quite yet.

Market hasn’t hit bottom but investors can start to ‘nibble’ on stocks, says Bespoke’s Paul Hickey

Investors can start finding some buying opportunities in the market — as long as they have a strong stomach, says Bespoke's Paul Hickey.

Higher rent growth is possible during 2019, says REITs analyst

CNBC's "Power Lunch" team talks with James Sullivan, REITs analyst with BTIG, what to look for in REITs during the new year.

Commercial real estate insider: Investors need to broaden their minds about funding sources

[Expert commentary] When it comes to debt, everyone seems to be eating from the same basic food groups. Banks, commercial mortgage-backed securities and big balance sheets dominate the market. If you're a multifamily investor, there’s also Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. But most folks are really missing the most important and liquid debt products out there.