Posts Tagged: condominiums

Clark County Asks: Where Are the Condos?

Prestige Development’s Dollie Lynch building

There is a perception among developers that if you build a condominium you may as well be building a wasp’s nest. Veering into that market has gotten many builders stung by lawsuits over purported construction defects. Vancouver developer Elie Kassab has heard those concerns, but isn’t worried. People constantly ask whether he will build any… Read more »

Featured Gay Real Estate Agent: Ron Milligan, Portland, Oregon

Periodically we’ll feature one of our real estate professionals here to let our readers know about some great Realtors, Mortgage Brokers, and Other Real Estate Professionals. Ron Milligan is Portland’s condo pro! He’s a specialist in condominium and townhouse associations, covering downtown, The Pearl, and Portland’s many other neighborhoods. Ron always has the latest Portland… Read more »

Why Isn’t the Condo Market Rebounding?

While construction of single-family homes and multifamily rentals is on the rebound, condo construction has sunk to new lows. A condo rebound has been delayed by stringent rules on condo mortgages that took effect post-housing crisis, as well as stronger demand among young people for rentals, The Wall Street Journal reports. Condo construction in the… Read more »

Kansas City Condo Sales Still Sluggish

As the condo market heats up in other parts of the country, sales in Kansas City are still in the doldrums. The Kansas City Star reports: The difference between buying a condo and a single-family home is night and day,” said Dan Farmer, a mortgage banker at Peoples Bank. “I ask Realtors to talk to… Read more »

Hawaii’s Big Island Condo Prices Soaring

Big Island condominium prices ended on a high note last year while the median price of single-family homes saw only modest gains. In December, the median island-wide price of a condo on the Big Island jumped 53% to $328,500, compared to $212,500 in December 2011 according to data released by Hawaii Information Service and reported… Read more »

New Condo Options in Washington, DC

“DC Metro [Region] Closes 2012 with Double-Digit Price Growth” shouts the headline of an article posted on the home page of Real Estate Business Intelligence on Jan. 10. It’s true that 2012 was a better year for D.C. Metro real estate, with median housing prices up 10.5 percent over 2011, and the number of sales… Read more »

QC: Montreal Condo Sales Jumped 23% in July

Condo sales, which now account for half the residential real estate transactions on Montreal Island, soared 23 per cent last month, compared with July 2010, Multiple Listing Service data show. Median prices for condos on Montreal Island, which accounted for 77 per cent of all condos sold in Quebec last month, rose five per cent,… Read more »

NJ: Condo Market Starting to Thaw?

LAST month a few strong blips indicated a quickening pulse on the New Jersey condominium market. Or maybe just a pulse. There were 15 sales in four weeks at one building in Jersey City, 6 at another, 5 at a Hoboken building where sales had been lagging — even a premarketing sale at a town… Read more »

Miami Luxury Condo Sales Heating UP

Now that Miami real estate has rebounded and “value” is the operative word on everyone’s list, it is the perfect time to find a condo on The Beach. Miami Beach Real Estate Consultant Dario Stoka explains why it time to buy. “Three years ago, everyone was a genius when it came to purchasing a condo… Read more »