Tag: Construction/Real Estate

As rents skyrocket, here is where they’re increasing the most. Hint: It’s NOT New York or San Francisco

Think the rent is too damn high? Well, it’s getting even worse across much of the country. Rents nationwide are rising at a fast pace, according to a new analysis from Realtor.com. The median rent for all sizes of rentals nationwide was $1,607 as of August, representing an increase of 11.5% from a year ago. […]

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Office giant Boston Properties raises $850 million with new 12-year green bond financing

Boston Properties, one of the world’s biggest office landlords, raised $850 million in fresh debt on Wednesday through a 12-year green bond financing. The company owns and develops iconic real estate in major U.S. cities and beyond, including San Francisco’s Salesforce Tower, and expects to use proceeds from Wednesday’s financing to repay outstanding corporate debt […]

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Spurred on by the pandemic, more homeowners are selling to iBuyers — avoiding hordes of strangers traipsing around their house

In America’s housing market, it’s good to be an iBuyer. A new report from Zillow ZZG analyzed sales activity among four of the largest instant buyers (or iBuyers) in the country: Zillow Offers, Opendoor OPEN, RedfinNow RDFN and Offerpad OPAD. Not only are these companies seeing record levels of interest in their business model, but […]

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My mother-in-law moved into our rental home years ago and made $60,000 in upgrades. We now want to sell. Should we repay her?

Dear MarketWatch, My mother-in-law moved into our rental home eight years ago. From the start there was miscommunication about how much the rent was going to be. We thought she would pay the asking amount; she thought she would get a deal. She paid the asking price at the time. Fast forward eight years, and […]

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