Cushman releases DC area commercial - Cushman Wakefield released its 3rd quarter survey of the office market in the DC area, revealing a sluggish commercial market and rising vacancy rates.
Viewpoints on the election's effect on real estate (National Real Estate Investor) A group of experts ads their bit on how the outcome of the election will affect the real estate market.
Mortgage rates hold steady as unemployment report looms (Mortgage News Daily) Mortgage rates stay the same - historically low - as analysts prepare for Friday's unemployment report looms. In advance, ADP says hiring is down in September for yet another lackluster month.
Homebuilder stocks rise on homebuilding news (Businessweek) Shares of homebuilders have been rising as the housing market continues at a slow but steady pace.
If you must live in the suburbs, here's where (Coldwell Banker) The real estate agency puts out another completely arbitrary list of suburbs, ranked by people that have never been there, as a "best places to live" - if you're going to be in the suburbs. Wolf Trap Virginia takes number 5.
PG considers new rules for developments (GreaterGreaterWashington) Bills that would make it easier to develop around metro stations are running into heat from interest groups that don't like the loosening of oversight.