A Gopuff location on the Lower East Side of Manhattan across from Stop 1 Deli. Jan. 12, 2022. Hannah Miao | CNBC Grocery delivery start-up Gopuff last fall moved into the ground-floor retail space of a new luxury apartment building on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, across the street from a bodega. “I didn’t
A no-reserve auction held late last month has resulted in the purchase of a mansion in the Doheny Estates neighborhood of Los Angeles for $6,526,000, or roughly 20% of the original listing. The sale comes on the heels of a record-breaking year for the Southern California housing market, where high demand and low supply fueled
American Dream megamall and entertainment complex in East Rutherford, N.J. After more than 17 years in the making, it finally opened October 25, 2019. Then came the coronoavirus pandemic. Timothy A. Clary | AFP | Getty Images The American Dream megamall in New Jersey, crippled by construction delays and stalled store openings, is running out
Home buying competition is showing no signs of slowing down so far in 2022, based on the latest Realtor.com Weekly Housing Trends Report. As homes continued to sell more quickly than last year, asking prices accelerated at a double-digit pace and inventory remained limited. After a period of steady 8.5 to 9% growth in the fall,
In this article ABNB (Left to right) Brian Chesky, Nathan Blecharczyk and Joe Gebbia, co-founders of Airbnb Source: Airbnb In this weekly series, CNBC takes a look at companies that made the inaugural Disruptor 50 list, 10 years later. It’s hard to think of a more quintessential story in disruption than Airbnb — the company
The bathroom is a very intimate place. In the very contradictory world of sexy technology countering the fear of hyper surveillance, the bathroom seems like the last and final place for the internet of things to hang its towel. So, it’s rare for homeowners to chat about what happens between the four walls of the
A real estate agent stands in the doorway as Giovani and Nicole Quiroz of Brooklyn, New York visit an open house in West Hempstead, New York. Raychel Brightman | Newsday LLC | Newsday | Getty Images Mortgage rates continued to surge higher last week, and that brought borrowers out of the woodwork, looking to refinance.
Smart home technology has been gaining acceptance in American households for the last five years, with the pandemic doubling usage, according to research quoted in Security Infowatch in May 2021. While concerns remain, especially among older adults, users of all ages are seeing the advantages these services offer, including to their health, safety and well-being.
lvcandy | DigitalVision Vectors | Getty Images Sales of real estate in the metaverse topped $500 million last year and could double this year, according to investors and analytics firms. Real estate sales on the four major metaverse platforms reached $501 million in 2021, according to MetaMetric Solutions. Sales in January topped $85 million, the
Valentine’s Day is almost here. If the pressure is on to find a meaningful gift is on, why not consider something special for the home? After all, Valentine’s Day gifts for the home last far longer than yet another box of chocolates. Whether you are looking for a gift for a husband, a wife, a
Rohit Chopra, director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Alex Edelman/Bloomberg via Getty Images The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Wednesday signaled a broad crackdown on hidden and excessive fees charged by banks, mortgage lenders and other financial entities. The federal agency, created in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis, is seeking consumers’ input
San Miguel de Allende’s vibrant culture and colonial architecture continue to attract retirees from the United States. Recently, however, more young families have chosen to call the charming city home in 2022. San Miguel de Allende is located about a three-hour drive from Mexico City at 6,135 feet above sea level in the state of Guanajuato.
Citigroup is offering its vision for the future of flexible work with the release of new plans to transform its London headquarters. The Wall Street bank is to overhaul its iconic Canary Wharf Citi Tower — home to its U.K., Europe and Middle East operations — in a major bet on the continued relevance of
If you’ve never equated Las Vegas with equestrian estates, well, then think again. This centrally located property sits at the base of Lone Mountain, about eight miles from Summerlin, Nevada. The more than 8,000-square-foot Hacienda-style luxury home occupies more than two acres along with pastures, a shock-absorbing riding ring secured with steel board fencing and
Anna Mascall pictured in front of the Easton, Pa., home she recently purchased. “To be able to say I own a home, I kind of did the American dream,” she said. Courtesy: Anna Lee Mascall After years of renting, Anna Mascall, 30, decided she wanted to buy her own home. Then the Covid-19 pandemic hit,
The 2022 Kitchen & Bath Industry Show will return to Orlando on February 8, after going virtual last year. Given the links between home and health spotlighted by the pandemic – especially for these two crucial living spaces – wellness design will be a hot topic in its 450 exhibitor booths, educational programs and the
Next to Netflix, home renovation may have been the biggest stay-at-home play of the pandemic. From new home offices to expanded decks to basement gyms, homeowners have been upgrading and expanding their spaces at record rates for the past two years. That trend appears to be slowing down. After big projected jumps in the first
New data shows national rents grew five times faster in 2021 than in 2020, on average, according to Realtor.com’s December rental report. In December, rents notched the sixth straight month of double-digit yearly increases nationwide and surged in the majority of large metros, led by Miami, Tampa and Orlando with gains of more than 34%
Buyers head into an open house in Waldorf, Maryland. Lisa Rizzolo | CNBC The nation’s housing market has never been this tight, which is frustrating enough for house hunters, but now they have another problem. Mortgage rates, which have hovered around record lows since the start of the pandemic, are now rising. It’s what one
One doesn’t often hear of a six-bedroom estate that sits under seven roofs. Villa Sul Mare off Nassau, the Bahamas, makes the most of its acre location along the waterfront by spreading out the living spaces within a lush green setting. Located on the aptly named Paradise Island, the property plays to its tropical locale