Stam Europe raises €160m in additional equity for OPERA residential real estate fund - Property Magazine International
Current market conditions have made selling a home easier than ever before. Experts say, however, it has also left fearful, would-be sellers searching for alternative means to get into a new house once becoming buyers amid the market competition.
On Tues., Aug. 3—just a few days after the federal eviction and foreclosure moratoriums expired—a new ban on evictions was imposed. The new order protects renters until Oct. 3 and is effective in areas of the country where COVID cases are rapidly increasing.
Vacation home sales have been hot during the pandemic, according to the National Association of REALTORS®’ (NAR’s) recently released 2021 Vacation Home Counties Report. In 2020, vacation home sales rose by 16.4%, outpacing the 5.6% growth in total existing-home sales. Vacation home sales have continued to pick up from January through April 2021, rising by 57.2% year-over-year, more than twice the 20% growth in total existing-home sales during the same period.
Slightly under 5 million households did not make their rent or mortgage payments in Q2 of 2021, according to a new study by the Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Research Institute for Housing America (RIHA).
Rocket Companies will now be tackling energy efficiency by entering the solar energy industry. There have been more than 2 million solar installations in the U.S., with panel installation reaching a record high in 2020, according to a joint study released earlier this year by the Solar Energy Industries Association and Wood Mackenzie. The study also reports that the solar market in the country is expected to quadruple by 2030, with roughly one in eight American homes having solar energy by that year.