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Weekly Round Up - Real Estate Links We Love - Sept 30

Posted by Walnut Street Finance Team on Sep 30, 2018 9:55:00 AM

Our weekly round up of real estate links we love…


D.C. apartment rents heading into October remain among priciest in U.S.

First the good news: The median rent on both one- and two-bedroom apartments in Washington, D.C., declined year over year in September, according to a new analysis from real estate listings site ZumperThe analysis tracks vacant and available apartments, so it’s a pretty good indicator of where the market is at...read full story here

Tech has taken over commercial real estate

A new report released today by Cushman & Wakefield, Tech Cities 2.0, shows how the tech industry dominates the commercial real estate market. Since the beginning of 2017, tech companies have accounted for 42 percent of the square footage in the top 100 leases in North America, according to the report. That’s double the percentage taken by the financial industry...read full story here

The hot property that's next on tech's agenda: real estate

Opendoor, a start-up that flips homes, attracted attention in June when it announced it had raised $325 million from a long list of venture capitalists. The financing valued the four-year-old company at more than $2 billion...read full story here


NC coastal city is hottest real estate market in US, report says

It beat out Colorado Springs, Chicago and even Washington, D.C. A new report shows Wilmington has the hottest real estate market in the country...read full story here

How Best To Invest In Real Estate: Mid-America

In the economic sweepstakes it's usually California or Texas or Florida that get all the attention. That's where people have been moving for decades now, where the sun shines and winters are mild, and where hot industries - hi-tech, energy, tourism - have created millions of new jobs. And in Texas and Florida the housing has always been cheap. It's no wonder that these places have drained generations of young adults from other parts of the US...read full story here

America's fastest growing (and shrinking) housing markets

A decade has passed since the U.S. housing market crash and the beginning of the 2008 financial crisis. The typical American home lost about a third of its value during the recession. While the median home price has since surpassed its pre-crisis levels and reached an all-time high of $269,000 in the second quarter of 2018, the recovery from the Great Recession has been largely uneven. Some housing markets have even been on the decline in the recent years...read full story


15 ways to make your home look beautiful for under $100

Beautifying your home doesn't have to mean building a new wing or digging out space for an infinity pool (and paying infinity dollars for it!). In fact, here are 15 ways you can majorly upgrade your home for under $100...read full story here

8 Tech Innovations That Make Life Easier for Landlords

It's easy to make money as a landlord, right? You just sit back and watch those rent checks roll in. Wrong! For many, it's a full-time job that includes collecting rent on time, finding reliable tenants, and making sure maintenance is done quickly...read full story here

Top 7 Tips to Sell Your Home in the Fall

If you are considering selling your home, the fall is still an excellent time to sell your home. The fast pace of summer is behind us now, and the buyers who will be out looking are generally very serious home buyers...read full story here

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