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Here's the Smoking Gun That China Has a Huge Housing Bubble

Shared by Steve Hoey

bloomberg.com - Speculative buyers have eschewed Chinese stocks in favor of property, prompting even the chief economist at the central bank of the world's second largest economy to declare that housing was in a "...

'Disgusting' conditions lead to evacuation of Halifax apartments

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cbc.ca - Kent Mullin is homeless but in a way, he's relieved. His apartment — unsafe, a fire hazard and infested with cockroaches, mice and bedbugs — wasn't much better than being on the streets. He was one...

How Hamilton can become a more senior-friendly community

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thespec.com - Saturday, Oct. 1, is the United Nations International Day of Older Persons. The International Day of Older Persons was proclaimed in 1982 by the United Nations General Assembly reaffirming its comm...

Philippines has built only 1% of homes promised after Typhoon Haiyan

irinnews.org - When Typhoon Haiyan smashed into this city in the central Philippines almost three years ago, Arsenio was one of the lucky ones – he survived by swimming a kilometre to safety. “Every time there is...

Jonny’s blog on Not just bricks & mortar conference

Shared by Jonny

welshtenants.org.uk - I’ve decided to write this blog, which is about Welsh Tenants’ (WT) Not Just Bricks & Mortar conference, from a private rented sector (PRS) tenant’s perspective; allowing me to comment from a servi...

Blaming overseas investors for the London housing crisis is hitting the wrong target - Centre for Cities

Shared by Edward Clarke

centreforcities.org - Investing in London property has become an increasingly attractive proposition in recent years, with some of the most expensive property in the city often outperforming other asset classes across t...

Community energy is key part of housing refurbishment, says report - Co-operative News

thenews.coop - Community energy is a crucial element in the refurbishment of housing, says report based on research by the Carbon Co-op. Retrofit Fact-file is a summary of facts and publications relevant to retro...

Friday's papers: Fraud in the housing market, local worries, and confused parents

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yle.fi - Helsingin Sanomat interviewed a number of experts for its three-page feature who say that a lack of affordable rental housing in the capital region, combined with the thousands of new resident perm...

Help to Buy housing scheme to close this year

Shared by The European

news.sky.com - The new Chancellor, Philip Hammond, has announced the scheme will be closed at the end of the year, though he insisted it was always due to finish then. It is the latest in a series of major policy...

Is There a Senior Housing “Crisis”?

squaredawayblog.bc.edu - Headlines about how much senior housing the aging baby boom generation is going to require often include the word “crisis.” But it might be time to rethink our dire assumption that there won’t be e...

Showing how to break from the bleak cycle of homelessness

Shared by Novas

echo.ie - A DUBLINER, who didn’t have a place to call home from the age of 13, is sharing his story of homelessness at a unique event in Tallaght this weekend. Patrick Skelly (38), who is participating in a ...

Record numbers left homeless after eviction by private landlords in England

theguardian.com - Record numbers of families are becoming homeless after being evicted by private landlords and finding themselves unable to afford a suitable alternative place to live, government figures show. The ...

Bonds Rally Due to Run on The (Deutsche) Bank

housingnewsletters.com - You've heard of a "run on the bank."  Today brings something of a run on Deutsche Bank.  The firm has been in the news recently as being at risk of becoming Europe's junior varsity version of Lehma...

Philip Hammond ditches Osborne's help-to-buy homes scheme

theguardian.com - Philip Hammond has confirmed that the government’s help-to-buy mortgage guarantee scheme will be closed by the end of the year, another of former chancellor George Osborne’s flagships now abandoned...

Can Micro Apartments Play a Big Part in Bridging California’s Housing Gap?

publicceo.com - If you watch cable television, you undoubtedly have seen a myriad of shows about tiny houses and small spaces. The tiny house movement is geared toward those who want to live a simple life without ...

Housing Chair URV | TENLAW one year later (2016)

housing.urv.cat - Private tenancy law is existentially affecting the daily lives of European citizens, as about one third of them depend on rental housing. That notwithstanding, it constitutes a nearly blank space i...

Lenders work to overcome Detroit's appraisal gap roadblock

housingwire.com - After the financial crisis, the Detroit housing market started a long uphill climb to get back to a healthy, sustainable market, an achievement the city is still currently trying to reach. However,...

Community Scoop » Major opportunity to expand social housing

Shared by PrLondonUk

community.scoop.co.nz - Press Release – NZ Council for Infrastructure Development “Further improving the Government’s housing reform programme requires clarity of vision, specificity on outcomes sought, a clear developmen...

Born in early 80s? Then you're half as wealthy as 1970s' children, says IFS

Shared by PhoenixWrite

theguardian.com - A slump in home ownership and less generous pensions have left those born in the early 1980s with only half the wealth of those born a decade earlier by the same stage of their lives. In fresh evid...

Jonny from the PRS Block

jonnyhowellsblog.wordpress.com - I’ve decided to write this blog, which is about Welsh Tenants’ (WT) Not Just Bricks & Mortar conference, from a private rented sector (PRS) tenant’s perspective; allowing me to comment from a servi...

Metro Vancouver housing costs intimidate millennials: Vancity report

Shared by John Horn

vancouversun.com - Many people believe millennials continue to live at home so they can afford a party lifestyle. But a new study by Vancity of millennials in Metro Vancouver pokes holes in the stereotype. The study ...

Still Harvesting Shame

investigatemidwest.org - In 2012, seven migrant farmworkers sued the agricultural giant Monsanto, charging that the $4-per-acre piece rate they were paid for corn detasseling in Indiana was substantially less than the fede...

London mayor launches unprecedented inquiry into foreign property ownership

theguardian.com - London mayor Sadiq Khan is to launch the UK’s most comprehensive inquiry into the impact of foreign investment flooding London’s housing market, amid growing fears about the scale of gentrification...

Wealth of people in their 30s has 'halved in a decade' - BBC News

bbc.co.uk - People in their early 30s are only half as wealthy as those now in their 40s were at the same age, a report finds. Today's 30-something generation has missed out on house price increases and better...

Council houses change lives: we will build them

Shared by The LRC

theguardian.com - Labour’s shadow housing and planning minister, Teresa Pearce, is a staunch defender of social housing: not just ideologically, but personally. As a child, she lived with her parents and older siste...

Transparency: The ultimate tool for risk mitigation

Shared by Wes Miller

housingwire.com - Lenders bulked up their vendor management and vetting programs in recent years, mindful of the fact that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will hold them accountable for the actions (or misd...

VOA to take charge of region's homeless veterans support

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timesnews.net - “My biggest goal overseeing the program is doing everything to help veterans,” VOA Senior Program Manager Clyde Vincent said at TC-MAC’s monthly meeting. The Appalachian Regional Coalition on Homel...

City Observatory - Lessons in Supply and Demand: Housing Market Edition

cityobservatory.org - Its apparent to almost everyone that the US has a growing housing affordability problem. And its generating more public attention and public policy discussions. Recent proposals to address housing ...

Homelessness on the Rise in JP as Rent Prices Increase

bunewsservice.com - Gentrification and soaring rent prices are becoming a large contributor to the issue of homelessness in Jamaica Plain. “Over 50% of the homeless population [in JP] works full-time or more but are u...

‘Living rent’ should be central to Tory housing policy, says thinktank

theguardian.com - Theresa May should oversee a huge revival of government-funded housebuilding by constructing 75,000 homes a year for rent by low-paid workers, according to an influential Tory thinktank. Under the ...

When renters become homeowners, it’s a beautiful thing (economically speaking)

asiafinancialpublishing.com - About a couple of months ago, a friend called me up asking for advice on real estate. She was single, in her early 30’s, and had a stable job as an I.T. personnel at a call center (also known as Bu...

Brexit May Spark ‘Substantial’ London House-Price Drop, UBS Says

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bloomberg.com - London’s housing market faces severe price declines if the U.K.’s vote to leave the European Union triggers an extended period of economic weakness, according to UBS Group AG. A severe recession co...

Strangers Become Family at This Multigenerational Housing Project

Shared by Real Change

yesmagazine.org - After a long day of preschool, 5-year-old Joaquin Crowell still has energy to burn. He bounds from a TV cartoon to a magnetic fishing game, from blowing up a green balloon to listening to his favor...

These 10 markets desperately need more housing inventory

Shared by Liting Li

housingwire.com - News of a housing inventory shortage continues to proliferate as the market works in overdrive to try and construct enough houses to meet the high demand. According to a new study from the National...

Lenders must tighten rules for buy-to-let by January 1, says Bank

telegraph.co.uk - Lenders will have until January 1 to introduce new tougher requirements for buy-to-let borrowers, according to a deadline set by the Bank of England. The Prudential Regulation Authority has set out...

Property Specialists Slam 'Help to Buy' Reports- Eric Robinson

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ericrobinson.co.uk - Breaking news that claims the Government’s ‘Help to Buy Scheme’ is set to close at the end of the year is causing uproar amongst property professionals who fear lack of clarification will have a ne...

Singapore Housing Loan Interest Rates - Know What You Are Paying - 30 September 2016 - LOAN

Shared by Marissa

loan-e.ucoz.net - Fixed rate mortgages have interest rates that are fixed and guaranteed for the initial few years of the mortgage. This will be clearly specified in the offer from the bank. After which, the interes...

State housing market to see modest gains in 2017, Realtors forecast

Shared by Penny Dumke

ocregister.com - California’s housing market will post modest gains next year amid tight supplies and the lowest housing affordability in six years, the California Association of Realtors forecast Thursday. Sales o...

RBA not fazed by housing price rises

sbs.com.au - The Reserve Bank is not fazed by rising housing prices or by the high auction clearance rates reported recently. It's unlikely to lower interest rates again soon, but that's not because it's worrie...

House prices on Britain's most expensive street drop by £4m

theguardian.com - The ultra-wealthy owners of homes on Britain’s most expensive street have each typically seen more than £4m wiped off the value of their property in the space of 14 months, according to new researc...

Singapore’s GIC acquires UK student housing portfolio from Oaktree

Shared by Juan Guerrero

realestatecoulisse.com - In a partnership between GSA, the global student accommodation leader and GIC, Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, GSA announces that it has acquired a 7,150-bed UK student accommodation portfolio f...

Obama takes on zoning laws in bid to build more housing, spur growth

politico.com - The White House published a “toolkit” of economic evidence and policy fixes to help local political leaders fight back against the NIMBYs that tend to hold sway over municipal zoning meetings. | AP...

Has Vancouver found the solution to a super-heated housing market?

theguardian.com - There is a city which is suffering a worse property bubble than Sydney, whose residents are more priced-out than Londoners, and where there is a greater divide between the housing haves and have-no...

More older adults spending ‘golden years’ in homelessness

Shared by LeadingAge

dispatch.com - After a lifetime of working hard, Linda Boamah thought she was setting herself up for a comfortable retirement. But the former optical-lab worker became ill with multiple chronic conditions in 2014...

Buzzmove | Blog | Tips for first time home buyers

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buzzmove.com - As well as an exciting experience, purchasing your first home can be quite stressful. That’s why we at Buzzmove have compiled some handy advice to help you make your first step onto the property la...

The #1 Reason Real Estate Marketing Lacks Innovation

Shared by Keith

nahbnow.com - Ever wondered why real estate — one of America’s leading industries — lacks marketing innovation, or why new home sales and marketing professionals are so afraid to step outside their comfort zones...

AIA: Residential trends point to practicality as demand for design services slows

Shared by Steve Kleber

constructiondive.com - The American Institute of Architects released the results of its second-quarter Home Design Trends Survey highlighting the most popular home features and systems. Homeowners moved away from home th...

National Housing Market at a Record High

inthenation.nationwide.com - Select a quarter and then press “Play” to initiate the interactive map. To get the performance ranking for a specific MSA, zoom in or scroll over the map or click on the numerical ranking legend fo...

Realtor.com Ranks the Hottest ZIP Codes for 2016 - Realtor.com Economic Research

research.realtor.com - Millennials are a key factor turning up the heat in America’s hottest housing markets. Fueled by large populations of millennials attracted to affordable prices and strong job markets, top ZIP code...

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