What it means for Facebook to be on the cusp of another IPO

Facebook is facing pressure from the social network’s own shareholders to raise more money and improve its business, even as it has struggled to convince investors that its next-generation Facebook is worth more than $1 billion.Facebook’s shares are up 1.4% this year, with some analysts projecting that it will finish the year up at $1.26 billion.But some investors say that […]

Home sales hit new high as buyers brace for hurricane season

NEW YORK — Home sales have hit new highs for the fourth consecutive week and are now the highest in nine years, according to a report out today from NPD Group.The latest figures, compiled from NSP and the National Association of Realtors, show that the number of homes sold in October was nearly 30 million, a 4.3% increase from the […]

How to get the best mortgage deals: Find the right agent

A new app lets you search for the best real estate agent for your needs.But there are some questions you should always ask before signing up for an agent, such as where the agent will live and how much they charge for their services.The app, called «Real Property,» offers the latest and greatest information on properties around the world.It includes […]

Which of the Australian cities has the best house prices?

With the arrival of the cold snap, Sydney has been the hottest city on the continent, while Melbourne has the least expensive, with prices in the state’s capital topping $2 million.And while Adelaide is still the most expensive city in the country, the median house price is $1.2 million, according to a recent report from the Australian Bureau of Statistics.In […]

‘Frozen’ writer and producer on ‘Star Wars: Episode VIII’ story: ‘I think there’s a lot of hope’

By MATT WATTS / STAR WARS: EPISODE VIII writer, producer, and writer on a post-Cameron story for a movie like this one.«I think it’s a very different take on a story that’s never really been told before,» said Scott Buck, who co-wrote «Rogue One» with «Star Wars» director Rian Johnson and the pair worked together on «The Force Awakens» (2017).«There’s […]