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Number of UK landlords rises to 1.75 million

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theguardian.com - The rapid pace of growth in buy-to-let investments has been illustrated by new figures showing the number of landlords rising by 7% in 2013-14 to reach 1.75 million. Figures from estate agent ludlo...

Could New Supply of Apartments Slow Rising Rents? - Urban Land Magazine

urbanland.uli.org - This article is republished with permission from REITCafe. Landlords are confident that apartments are not overbuilt, and rents continue to increase in many markets, but real estate investment trus...

One Woman's Efforts to Fight Homelessness - Showcasing Women

showcasingwomen.com - The cup of homelessness runneth over, even in the first world. In 2015, there were just under 30,000 homeless applications filed in England alone. Of those filed, just 49% were approved for assista...

Live Knowledge - IAAC at the 15th Venice Biennale

iaacblog.com - The Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia will take part to the 15th Venice Biennale, titled Reporting From the Front and curated by Alejandro Aravena, with an interactive installation m...

L.A. will convert motel units to 500 apartments for homeless vets

latimes.com - The city of Los Angeles has approved a deal for nonprofit and private developers to convert “nuisance" motels into 500 permanent supportive apartments for homeless veterans. Officials called it a m...

Stroke victim forced to live in Premier Inn as no suitable housing

mirror.co.uk - A stroke victim has been living in a £42-a-night Premier Inn room for over three months while a council tries to find him housing. Marcus Bradford, 48, who is wheelchair-bound, was moved out of a c...

'Like a shimmering sea creature': Britain's first amphibious homes

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theguardian.com - The wise man built his house upon the rock – not upon the flood plain. But the UK housebuilding industry seems to have skipped that particular Sunday school lesson: Britain is building houses in th...

How Apartment Amenities Have Changed over the Years (and What This Says about the Target Tenants)

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nreionline.com - The explosive growth of rental apartment buildings over the last few years has taken everyone by surprise. After the housing market crashed, more people opted to rent than prior to 2009, and net ab...

Rent Out of Reach for Many Americans

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realtormag.realtor.org - The rental picture is getting more grim for many Americans working full time on local minimum wage. In fact, according to a new study from the National Low Income Housing Coalition, there isn't a s...

New UCD plan sees more student housing

davisenterprise.com - As enrollment numbers are expected to increase at all University of California campuses, UCs from the top of the state to the bottom are having discussions about and drawing up plans for student ho...

Adults with autism have few housing options available | Toronto Star

thestar.com - Families in B.C. receive $22,000 in funding for intervention services annually for each child up to the age of six and $6,000 after that until the age of 18. At age 19, youths age out of the system...

Real Estate Business Cards | Visiting Cards

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mgdezigns.com - Customizable Real Estate Business Cards Online Personalized,Real Estate Business Cards. Perfect for you if you are a Realtor or have anything to do with Real Estate, Housing e.t.c. Personalized Rea...

How to solve the UK’s housing crisis? A co-operative approach - Co-operative News

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thenews.coop - Can co-operative housing help solve Britain’s housing crisis? And, if so, what can be done to encourage the development of more housing co-ops? These were some of the questions raised at the annual...

Blog Archives

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socialpropertyinvestment.co.uk - When I launched People’s Property Shop in 2012, I intended on pursuing a vision of a ‘housing benefit friendly letting agency’.    I didn’t need market research to tell me the lettings sector was b...

Pending Home Sales Lift Off in April to Over 10-Year High

realtor.org - WASHINGTON (May 26, 2016) — Pending home sales rose for the third consecutive month in April and reached their highest level in over a decade, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Al...

House prices to force extra 1m young people to live with parents

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theguardian.com - A million more young people could have to live with their parents over the next decade to save enough for a deposit to buy their own home. The insurance company Aviva has estimated that 3.8 million...

Revival going on in construction, housing services sectors - The Express Tribune

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tribune.com.pk - LAHORE: After years of stagnation, there seems a revival of the construction and housing services sub-sectors in Pakistan. These two sectors reflect the level of development in a country. Construct...

Press Release

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hfflp.com - CHICAGO, IL – May 26, 2016 – Holliday Fenoglio Fowler, L.P. (HFF) announced today that it has been named to market for sale an 11-property, 394-unit portfolio plus six land sites, all owned by the ...

How 4 US cities are applying architectural solutions to homelessness | Features

archinect.com - Housing First, a federal policy for ending chronic homelessness that grew out of initiatives in Los Angeles and New York in the late 1980s and early 1990s, provides what appears to be the most effe...

Miami Condo Boom Ends: Sellers Find Few Buyers, Inventory Soars

philstockworld.com - Hey Phil - writing to thank you! First of all, and I know you have heard this a few times form some others - the portfolio updates you have done - with entries and targets and even margin reqs are ...

Martyn Brown: An essay on B.C.'s housing crisis and what to do about it

straight.com - [Be forewarned: this essay is not a column. It is long, and I hope it is worth the time and effort!] Enough already. Metro Vancouver’s real estate frenzy is out of control. Vancouver now ranks as t...

Housing Studies - BA (Hons) | London South Bank University

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lsbu.ac.uk - Good quality housing is one of the most basic necessities in producing thriving communities and ensuring the health and wellbeing of individuals, so the job market around housing provides plenty of...

Forum |Rise of Online Lettings – What Are You Actually Paying For?

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landlordreferencing.co.uk - After attending the NLA & Birmingham City Council Landlords Forum on the 10th March and The South West’s Biggest Landlord Expo yesterday, we’d like to ask those of you who use online letting agents...

$1.5m towards residence for aged homeless in Sydney

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agedcareinsite.com.au - By: Dallas Bastian in Construction and Design, News, Podcasts, Practical Living, Top Stories May 25, 2016 0 The City of Sydney has announced a $1.5 million grant to support construction of a reside...

Award-winning architect builds 'half houses', says slums should inspire

reuters.com - LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Award-winning Chilean architect Alejandro Aravena wants city governments worldwide to stop fighting urban migration and look to Latin America's sprawling slums...

Couple's 12-year public housing nightmare continues

dailyexaminer.com.au - AFTER 12 years on the Public Housing waiting list, Gloria Newell and her husband Ray are still hoping they will find a house before their situation becomes worse. The couple have been living in Yam...

3 high-tech ways to help sell your home

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marketwatch.com - If you’re selling your house in 2016, it might not be a bad investment. Same with using virtual reality and staging. Even in this market where sellers have the upper hand because of tight inventory...

How much a decent apartment costs you in every county

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washingtonpost.com - Magnum Real Estate Group's new condominium tower at 389 East 89th Street in New York. At the Upper East Side property, two-bedroom apartments start at $1.58 million for a unit with 1,098 square fee...

Sadiq Khan's top housing expert quits City Hall

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cityam.com - Sadiq Khan was dealt an early blow to his mayorship this morning, as his housing expert - a former senior adviser to Jeremy Corbyn - has quit his team. Neale Coleman was appointed to help with Khan...

EXCLUSIVE: London councils spend near £500m on temporary accommodation » Housing » 24dash.com

24dash.com - London councils spent nearly £500m on temporary accommodation over the past 18 months. A 24housing Freedom of Information (FoI) request has uncovered five capital councils alone put out nearly £217...

Builder 100: Entry Level Makes a Comeback

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builderonline.com - BUILDER's premier lists of the top 200 builders in the country, the BUILDER 100 and the Next 100, are set to be released next week. In light of that, we are counting down each day with some facts a...

Councils 'Forcing Homeless Families To Relocate Miles Away'

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welfareweekly.com - This article titled “Councils ‘forcing homeless families to relocate miles away'” was written by Patrick Butler Social policy editor, for The Guardian on Sunday 22nd May 2016 20.18 UTC Local author...

Capital games in a post-Boris London - raconteur.net

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raconteur.net - Ask many Londoners what their biggest worry is and they will give you a simple answer — housing. Traffic, transport, wages and air pollution all matter, but it is housing – how much it costs, how l...

3 ways sellers can make a good impression during a showing | Advice for Consumers

texasrealestate.com - You may not be there in person, but what you leave behind for a showing can help your home make a good impression to potential buyers. Here are some tips to try. Keep it squeaky clean. You may be s...

Moving to the Bronx

nytimes.com - “We want new jobs to come in. Of course, we also want quality housing,” she said. “But it needs to be affordable to those who live here.” Ms. Blankley’s group is affiliated with an affordable housi...

New houses will have to be retrofitted, UK climate watchdog warns

theguardian.com - Housing built in the UK today and in the next few years may have to be expensively retrofitted with energy-saving technology within the next two decades, according to the government’s climate advis...

Safe And Affordable Housing Is A Health Issue

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huffingtonpost.ca - When you're feeling unwell, whether from a minor cold or a devastating terminal illness, the feeling of home, the desire for a safe and comfortable place to rest and recuperate, is a universal one....

This one sentence sums up why Britain's housing market is going to crash

businessinsider.com - Britain’s property market is about to combust because house prices are far too high and people are not earning enough to keep up. Basically the the house price to income ratio is completely screwed...

Cheapest Places to Buy Property in London | Inspired Homes UK

inspiredhomes.uk.com - In recent years, a number of London suburbs have undergone, or are undergoing, regeneration programmes that are transforming them into popular areas for young people looking for starter homes. Thes...

New data shows a deeper polarization of ‘haves’ and ‘have-nots’ in housing

marketwatch.com - Eight years after the mortgage crisis, the national housing market has healed. But as with any trauma, some scars linger, and some regrowth is uneven. A report out Thursday from the Urban Institute...

How Is June 2016 Actually Looking for a Rate Hike?

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finance.yahoo.com - How the April FOMC Minutes May Have Just Turned up the Heat More often than not, the Federal Reserve’s meeting minutes have a limited impact on financial markets. The case of the April 2016 was dif...

Homebuyer Demand Rises in April

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finance.yahoo.com - DENVER, May 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- With the 2016 home-buying season just starting, April sales saw a 7.5% increase over March and a 3.2% rise over April last year, which nearly matches the averag...

The New Housing Bubble Just Began - Equedia Investment Research

equedia.com - You’re going to be angry after reading this Letter. Today, I am going to reveal what no other media outlet has, so please read this Letter in its entirety. A couple of weeks ago, I explained why I ...

Charged for an Argos order, but the goods never arrived

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theguardian.com - In January I went on the Argos website and ordered a washing machine and TV, entering my debit card details. It stated it would take five days to deliver. But when I rang customer services a man to...

What CMHC says about every major housing market in Canada

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theglobeandmail.com - CMHC’s quarterly study on what’s hot and what’s not highlights how many residential real estate markets are more hot than not. As The Globe and Mail’s Tamsin McMahon reports, Canada Mortgage and Ho...

Going Rural: What to look for in a London estate agent

homesgofast.com - Every year, more and more people flock to the capital city in search of a vibrant lifestyle and fantastic job prospects. But almost anyone that has spent years commuting on the crowded and stuffy u...

Another Real Estate Crash Looms: Sam Zell Dumps Holdings, Warns "The Fed's Deferred Reality For Too Long"

zerohedge.com - If you haven’t heard yet, median home prices in the United States are on a tear having reached all-time highs in April. To boot, rental prices have gone insane, showing a year-over-year inflationar...

Stay or go? The best US markets for sellers

homesgofast.com - US home sales are on the up, as consumer confidence in the improving economy helped to fuel demand from buyers. With limited supply in certain areas, prices are also climbing, creating good conditi...

New homes eroding green belt 'at fastest rate for 20 years'

theguardian.com - The number of houses planned for England’s green belt has risen to 275,000, nearly 200,000 more than four years ago, making a mockery of government pledges to protect the countryside, a report says...

Courting millennials

therealdeal.com - The direct spending power of the nation’s roughly 80 million millennials is expected to reach $200 billion next year, according to a widely cited report from advertising agency Barkley. And retail ...

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