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Houses in California have become 41 % cheaper

30 September 2009

According to Realtors National Association, prices for houses in California (USA) have decreased on 41 % in comparison with a level, fixed in 2008.
So, the average price of the constructed house for one family in California has decreased to $247,59 thousand in February, 2009. In the beginning of 2008 the house in California cost about [...]

Popularity of the mortgage grows in the USA

10 September 2009

Number of demands for hypothec credit in the USA has grown for a week due to the decreased cost of loan.
The index of Mortgage Bankers Association, which is showing number of the submitted demands for reception of the mortgage or refinancing of the hypothec credit, has grown for a week on 5,6 %, which makes [...]

Leonardo DiCaprio has sold Malibu villa for $7,999 million

16 June 2009

Well-known Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio managed to sell his Malibu residence. Sale cost is not informed, however it is known, that the required price made $7,999 million.
The object includes the house with two bedrooms and two bathrooms; the total area of the villa makes 220 square meters, and also the guest house and garage on [...]

Prices for habitation in the USA have again deceived forecasts of analysts

28 May 2009

In March falling of cost of habitation in 20 largest USA cities has exceeded forecasts. According to data of index S&P/Case-Shiller, reduction of prices has made 18,7 % in comparison with March, 2008. Bloomberg analysts predicted average reduction of real estate price index on 18,3 %.
Most of all the prices have fallen in the Phoenix, [...]

Mirax Group starts the new project in the USA

8 April 2009

Mirax Group’s bank branch has started the new service project in Miami: Sky Concierge and Realty by Mirax, which will support existing project Aqua by Mirax.
Sky Concierge and Realty by Mirax is the first and unique Russian company on granting of premium class concierge-services, and also the services, connected with search of the real estate [...]

Most expensive house in the USA is on sale now

30 March 2009

Widow of known American TV-producer Aaron Spelling sales their family private residence in cost of $150 million It is the most expensive private apartment house, which has been ever on sale in the USA.
The area of private residence makes more than 5 thousand square meters, the adjoining ground area – 4,6 acres.
After sales of a [...]

John Laing Homes has gone bankrupt

24 February 2009

The second-large building company of the USA – John Laing Homes, bought by Dubai developer Emaar Properties, has filed for bankruptcy.
John Laing Homes portfolio has 105 real estate projects in states of Colorado, Arizona, Texas and California.
Company’s agents prove that bankruptcy process will help it to reduce debt loading and will allow carrying out strategic [...]

New York Times will sell a part of office in New York

28 January 2009

Company New York Times negotiates for sale of a part of the head office located on Manhattan in New York.
19 floors of a building with which the company also uses, instead of six floors, are on sale.
Earlier it was informed, that New York Times has got support of Mexican media magnate Carlos Slim Helu, who [...]

Cheap houses in Los Angeles

1 October 2008

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has declared about intention to construct20 thousand accessible houses within the nearest five years. For these purposes it is planned to spend $5 billion.
Authorities of city and the country will allocate $1 billion. Noncommercial organization Enterprise Community Partners has informed on readiness to give $700 million. Remained money will be [...]

Asymmetric skyscraper will be constructed in New York

16 September 2008

In New York construction of 57-storeyed inhabited skyscraper has been started at Leonard Street. According to designers from Swiss architectural bureau Herzog and de Meuron asymmetrical forms will become distinctive feature of the building.
Skyscraper will have 135 apartments – two- and five-sleeping residences – and ten penthouses, which would deviate from 133 up to 592 [...]

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