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inman.com - Seth Williams (@retipsterseth, G+) is an experienced land investor, commercial real estate banker and residential income property owner. Seth is also the founder of the REtipster Blog, a real estat...

Mortgage approval fall indicates housing market cooling

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martinco.com - The number of homebuyer mortgages approved by high street banks fell to a 14-month low in September, figures showed on Thursday, in a further sign that the heat has come out of the housing market. ...

Tackling the world’s affordable housing challenge

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mckinsey.com - Decent, affordable housing is fundamental to the health and well-being of people and to the smooth functioning of economies. Yet around the world, in developing and advanced economies alike, cities...

A reality check for millennials aiming to buy a house - The Globe and Mail

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theglobeandmail.com - Mr. Rosentreter argued that young people are carrying too much debt, most of it mortgages. In his words, “thirtysomethings are leveraged to the hilt.” So be forewarned – I took this young man’s cas...

About 6 percent of Portland area homes 'seriously underwater'

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oregonlive.com - About 6 percent of the housing units in the Portland metro area are "seriously underwater," according to a new report from the real estate data firm RealtyTrac. The firm defines "seriously underwat...

Six Ways to Free Up Land and Make Housing More Affordable - Businessweek

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businessweek.com - Perfectly good lots aren’t being developed for homes, even though hundreds of millions of people worldwide live in homes that are unsafe, inadequate, or barely affordable, says a new report by McKi...

The Economic Impact of the Affordable Housing Credit

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eyeonhousing.org - In addition to ensuring the supply of affordable rental housing, the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) supports jobs and provides benefits to the economy. Using the NAHB economic impact model o...

The Top 10 U.S. States Where Chinese Are Investing in Real Estate - China Real Time Report - WSJ

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blogs.wsj.com - In many American cities, the landlords are increasingly Chinese. Big institutional Chinese investors who want global real-estate portfolios typically look for trophy projects in cities like New Yor...

UK House Prices to Soar Over Next Decade Despite London Gaining 570,000 New Homes

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ibtimes.co.uk - London estate agent Stirling Ackroyd has predicted that house prices will still soar over the next 10 years despite Britain's capital potentially gaining over half a million new homes over the next...

Eye on the Economy: Hiring Gains a Positive for Housing

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eyeonhousing.org - Good employment data offer a positive for housing as the market transitions from summer to fall. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), 248,000 net jobs were created in September. Augus...

Housing sales are now in decline

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afr.com - If frenzied home buying constitutes a housing bubble, then the property market has shown signs of losing fizz. While turnover levels and auction clearance rates show the market is still buoyant, th...

Julián Castro: Affordable housing needs new approach

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usatoday.com - Former New York City Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia once said"there is no Republican or Democratic way to clean a street . . . but merely a right way and a wrong way." As a former Mayormyself, I know tha...

PHINMA Properties Joins Business Call to Action (BCtA) with Commitment to Greater Housing Access in the Philippines – Press Releases on CSRwire.com

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csrwire.com - MANILA, Philipines, Oct. 20 /CSRwire/ - PHINMA Property Holdings Corporation (PHINMA Properties), announced its commitment to extend housing opportunities to impoverished families in the Philippine...

Don’t Hold Your Breath for that Housing Boom

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foxbusiness.com - Here’s why your housing ship still hasn’t come in -- too many homeowners are still underwater. It’s true, and more than six years after the real estate and financial meltdown, it’s remarkable. Yet ...

New Start

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cles.us4.list-manage1.com - Organisation Type * Local GovernmentOther Public SectorCharity, Voluntary and Community SectorPrivate SectorEducationHousing OrganisationOther Region East MidlandsEastern EnglandGreater LondonNorth...

US housing starts total 1.01 million in Sept, in line with estimates

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cnbc.com - U.S. housing starts and permits rose in September, a signal the market's modest recovery is supporting what appears to be growing strength in the broader economy. Groundbreaking rose 6.3 percent to...

Mortgage rates fall to lowest level since June 2013 - MarketWatch

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marketwatch.com - WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — With money pouring into government bonds, mortgage rates have dropped again, though that doesn’t mean borrowers will be able get a cheap loan. The average rate for a 30-y...

Housing is waking up to a new hangover

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cnbc.com - "What a difference a year makes," said Stan Humphries, chief economist at Zillow. "At this time last year, we were worrying about a number of frothy markets that looked like they could be on the ed...

NEWS | Tai Pawb

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taipawb.org - Tai Pawb's annual equality in housing conference, Creating Homes, took place on 16th October 2014 in the Copthorne Hotel, Cardiff. The day featured workshops, presentations and panel discussions fr...

Why we should be shouting from the rooftops to defend housing associations | Society

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theguardian.com - The UK, you will have noticed, is suffering from a hydra-headed housing crisis, with the chief scourges being supply (not enough houses) and affordability (the ones we have cost too much.) And we’r...

Boris Johnson forced to admit affordable housing target faces delay - Mayor - News - London Evening Standard

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standard.co.uk - The Mayor was pushed into acknowledging his schedule may slip during a session at the London Assembly. He and his top officials have previously stated the affordable homes would be built in the cap...

No Picket Fence: Younger Adults Opting to Rent - NYTimes.com

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nytimes.com - VIENNA, Va. — On a recent sunny afternoon, a half-dozen grinding and spinning cement trucks helped lay the foundation for what many real estate developers see as the most promising housing opportun...

Increased Sales Leave First-Time Buyers Behind

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eyeonhousing.org - Existing home sales increased to the highest level of the year, having posted gains for five of the last six months, despite weakness among first-time buyers. Existing home sales increased 2.4% in ...

Federal Reserve Bank San Francisco

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frbsf.org - Wednesday, October 29, 2014 Burton Barr Library - Pulliam Auditorium (NE side of the 1st floor) 1221 N. Central Avenue Phoenix AZ 85004 10:00 am – 12:00 pm 
There is no cost to attend, but advanced...

UK Houses Prices: Home Builders to Construct New Properties at the Fastest Rate Since 2007

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ibtimes.co.uk - The surge in UK house prices could start to slow as home builders are set to construct new properties at the fastest pace since 2007. National House Building Council (NHBC) data shows that there we...

The Deposit Protection Service Charity Donations Fund - Deposit Protection Service

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depositprotection.com - We’ve come a long way since our launch in April 2007; from extending our services to Scotland and Northern Ireland, to launching an insured scheme. We’ve even reached a milestone of protecting over...

Evidence Of Housing Bust Is Piling Up

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investmentresearchdynamics.com - Bloomberg notes, for instance, that in the immediate vicinity of One57, three copycat buildings are “rushing” toward completion, and “some real-estate experts warn of an oversupply of luxury dwelli...

Housing and Homelessness

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cachc.ca - The Right Honourable Stephen Harper Prime Minister of Canada Langevin Block, Ottawa, ON K1A 0A2 cc: Honourable Thomas Mulcair - Leader of the New Democratic Party of Canada Justin Trudeau - Leader ...

2015: What’s your prediction?

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vtuksblog.wordpress.com - In the past couple of months, several articles have been published, predicting how the housing market will change when we reach 2015. Keeping account of all these predictions can be quite difficult...

Oakland Can Now Order Landlords to Evict Sex Workers - CityLab

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citylab.com - Residents and reporters in Oakland watched closely on Tuesday night as the Oakland City Council took up legislation designed to protect tenants from landlords seeking higher rents. Against the back...

Housing costs: Turn2us Case Studies

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turn2us.org.uk - This month’s stories come from Jayne and Greg who both used Turn2us when they were struggling to cover their housing costs. Here they share their experiences of how their financial situation impact...

Evidence of Another Even More Sweeping Housing Bust | Multi-currency Advice | Mortgages | Loans

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multicurrencyadvice.com - In February, The Elliott Wave Financial Forecast discussed the great boom in New York City's residential real estate and its keen resemblance to what happened in 1929, when the demand for luxury ho...

Calgary rent increases double the national rate

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calgaryherald.com - Housing rental costs in Alberta are rising at the fastest pace in more than five years and are escalating in Calgary at more than double the national rate, according to a new report. At the same ti...

Vancouver hard-pressed to end homelessness by next year

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vancouversun.com - “We’re in striking distance, but it means all the partners stepping up, and it means the city continuing to take a leadership position." VANCOUVER -- Amyfaith House pokes her head out of a tent in ...

Open Wealth Creation Send me a Free Copy » Open Wealth Creation

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openwealthcreation.com.au - Cam McLellan is a successful property investor, businessman and father and the CEO of Open Wealth Creation. In addition to amassing a substantial commercial and residential property portfolio, Came...

Study: Fewer Marriages Result in Slow Housing Recovery - DSNews

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dsnews.com - The steep decline in the number of marriages in the U.S. among the population aged 25 to 29 has been a key factor in the slow recovery of the housing market, according to a report from John Burns R...

Triple award nomination for KIS

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kis.co.uk - Sales and lettings business KIS – officially the North East’s best letting agent - are celebrating a hat-trick of award nominations. The South Shields-based firm will defend their Letting Agent of ...

Merseyside Funding Information Portal - Quaker Housing Trust (UK)

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mfip.org.uk - The Quaker Housing Trust provides grants and interest free loans to housing projects that cater for people with mental and physical health problems, social disadvantage and abuse, etc. This can inc...

How to Analyze the Market to Avoid Major Investing Mistakes

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biggerpockets.com - What’s a “macro” analysis? Very simply, it’s an overall statewide, regional or nationwide analysis of the general real estate status quo. Though some see it as time you’ll never get back, it can an...

Ambitious Call for De Blasio, Cuomo to Build Supportive Housing - CityLimits.org

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citylimits.org - Mayor de Blasio's 10-year affordable housing plan, which laid out a proposal to build or preserve 200,000 affordable housing units, has advocates from the nonprofit sector and government cautiously...

Lewisham Green Party | Lewisham Greens cautiously welcome temporary homes decision

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lewisham.greenparty.org.uk - Lewisham Green Party cautiously welcomes Lewisham Council's decision on 22nd October to proceed with temporary housing on the currently unused former Ladywell Leisure Centre site.(1) A similar appr...

Housing - Rightsnet

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rightsnet.org.uk - New report from IPPR North shows that the English housing market is ill-equipped to cope with an aging population and argues that older people are being let down by inadequate choice, with a growin...

San Francisco's pace of home-price appreciation drops sharply - San Francisco Business Times

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bizjournals.com - Annual appreciation in home values in the five-county Bay Area slowed to 8.2 percent in the third quarter, down sharply from a peak of 23.5 percent hit in the year-earlier period, Zillow said Thurs...

Business News - hotpage.info

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BNN - Watch TV Online | Deeper into the details: Earnings season

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bnn.ca - While the flood of market-moving earnings reports continue, we check in with Independent Investment Consultant David Darst for an assessment of economic and investing conditions. Darst is the forme...

JUST RELEASED: September 2014 National Housing Trend Report - The Realeflow Blog

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news.realeflow.com - Realtor.com just released their September National Housing Trend Report, which shows that inventory is spending less time on the market than this same time last year and median listing prices are h...

Remodeling Market Stability a Positive Sign for Housing

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mortgagenewsdaily.com - Builders who engage in home remodeling continue to display confidence in their market the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) said today.  NAHB's Remodeling Market Index (RMI) rose from 56...

PBC Publication 005 Pages Index

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adjacentgovernment.co.uk - Welcome to the last issue of Planning and Building Control Today for 2014. Not long after reading this issue, the ‘Technical Consultation’ part of the Housing Standards Review will end, and as Stev...

Marriage ignites the desire to buy a home | 2014-10-23

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housingwire.com - The industry's 50 fastest growing companies A wide range of companies making the 2014 HW Fast50 suggests that — are you ready for this? — maybe things aren't as bad in the U.S. mortgage and housing...

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