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Grand Large Housing Dunkirk - Dunkerque ZAC Grand Large, ANMA

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e-architect.co.uk - Grand Large Housing Dunkirk, French Building, Project, Homes, Design, Property Dunkerque ZAC Grand Large – by ANMA/Agence Nicolas Michelin & Associés 21 Apr 2014 – new larger photos added to this p...

Americans Think Real Estate Is The Best Investment - Business Insider

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businessinsider.com - This week, Gallup released the latest edition of an annual survey asking Americans what they considered to be the best long-term investment. This chart doesn't go back that far, sadly, but you can ...

Here's proof the housing bubble is about to burst | 2014-04-15

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housingwire.com - Many housing industry experts and economists (especially “celebrity economists”) have been touting their belief that the housing recovery has been very real over the past year to 18 months, and see...

Fannie, Freddie cut housing-market forecasts for 2014 - Yahoo Finance

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finance.yahoo.com - On the heels of a choppy first quarter, federally controlled mortgage-finance giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have cut their forecasts for the U.S. housing market's performance in 2014. Doug Dunc...

Home Choice Plus - Home

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homechoiceplus.org.uk - Home Choice Plus is the scheme used to allocate Housing Association properties across the participating Local Authority areas, which include: The scheme gives applicants a single access point, mean...

New garden cities not required to include low-cost homes, minister says | Society

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theguardian.com - A Tory planning minister has admitted that the coalition's new wave of garden cities would not have to contain a single affordable home, despite Nick Clegg's claims that they would offer low-cost a...

Realtor.com: Buying conditions improving as more homes come on the market

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inman.com - The number of homes for sale and the amount of time they’d typically been on the market both increased in March, “welcome signs” for spring buyers, realtor.com reported today. The number of homes l...

NPO Showcase: Well House and the 19:1 campaign

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therapidian.org - This new segment of NPO Showcase features Well House, an organization that provides affordable and safe permanent housing located in the Southeast neighborhood of Grand Rapids (SECA). A 2010 census...

TAC arquitectes - Project - Social Housing in Terrassa

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archello.com - Located in the area of Can Colomer, next to the road from Terrassa to Rellinars, this housing project develops planning requirements. It is an L-shaped building with two substantially different bod...

On a tight budget? You can still eat healthy. Here’s how - The Globe and Mail

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theglobeandmail.com - Health Advisor is a regular column where contributors share their knowledge in fields ranging from fitness to psychology, pediatrics to aging. Follow us @Globe_Health. What would you eat if you had...

Almost done! LGBT senior housing coming to Boystown

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chicagophoenix.com - Elder care in Boystown is just months away as organizers shared that a new affordable senior housing facility—at the historic Town Hall building at Addison and Halsted St.—is expected to open its d...

Housing crisis forces up to 500 to live in hotels - Social Affairs & News from Ireland & Abroad

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irishtimes.com - Up to 500 homeless children and their parents are estimated to be living in hotels as authorities struggle to deal with what charities say is a growing housing crisis. Rising rents, combined with c...

Americans With Lower Credit Scores Are Finding It Easier To Take Out Mortgages

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patriotradionetwork.com - Following the U.S. housing bust, it got harder for households to get a mortgage. It was especially hard for folks with lower credit scores. However, lending standards have been loosening, and this ...

Suggestions for housing finance reform

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blog.metrotrends.org - A major step toward meaningful housing finance reform, the Johnson Crapo discussion draft (S.1217), is scheduled for markup on April 29. Two of the bill’s important features, however, are cause for...

Give yourself a real estate reality check - The Globe and Mail

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theglobeandmail.com - A question for everyone who thinks houses are an investment: How much would a market decline hurt you? Help yourself be a smarter homeowner by using The Globe and Mail’s Housing Price Correction Ca...

31% of Florida homes still seriously underwater..

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realestatecurrents.wordpress.com - IRVINE, Calif. – April 17, 2014 – RealtyTrac released its U.S. Home Equity & Underwater Report for the first quarter of 2014, and it finds that 9.1 million U.S. residential properties were “serious...

Housing Development Conference and Exhibition 2014 | Browse events | Events

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housing.org.uk - Housing associations continue to be ambitious by finding new and innovative ways of building the new homes their communities need now and in the future. The 2014 conference will look at the governm...

Green your home: The great green giveaway | Environment

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theguardian.com - Householders wanting to save money on bills could be forgiven for not making their gas supplier their first port of call. After all, British Gas and the rest want to make more money out of us, not ...

Fannie, Freddie cut housing-market forecasts for 2014 - Capitol Report - MarketWatch

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blogs.marketwatch.com - On the heels of a choppy first quarter, federally controlled mortgage-finance giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac have cut their forecasts for the U.S. housing market’s performance in 2014. Doug Dunc...

Jobs in occupation Housing | jobsgopublic - Public Sector Jobs and Careers

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jobsgopublic.com - Octavia owns and manages more than 4,000 homes in the heart of London where land values are high and affordable housing is scarce. We have a strong sense of purpose and a drive to create an organis...

London Remade | London’s housing

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londonremade.com - London’s Housing We are now discussing London’s housing. It has become the number one issue facing the capital. We are looking for radical solutions and fresh thinking. Much of London’s housing has...

Looking to buy a house in London or the south-east? Join the queue | Society

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theguardian.com - Across London and the south-east this weekend, crowds are gathering around modest properties in a spirit of anxiety and anticipation. Amid talk of a superbubble, house hunters cannot afford to take...

Home sales getting crimped by more than the weather - Economic Preview - MarketWatch

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marketwatch.com - WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — The early-spring sales season for the housing market is looking decidedly tepid, economists say. Officials will release monthly sales data this week for new and existing ...

Stakeholders seek legal backing for building code

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dailytrust.info - Stakeholders in the building and construction sector have called on the Federal Government to give legal backing to the National Building Code. The national building code which came into force in 2...

House prices: what do the different indices show? | Money

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theguardian.com - Every month a number of organisations publish house price indices, each based on a different set of data. Sometimes the findings agree, sometimes they conflict. When we report on these figures we e...

Poll: Americans Prefer Real Estate Over Stocks, Gold

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realtormag.realtor.org - Americans have renewed confidence in real estate as a great investment. In fact, Americans believe real estate is the “best” long-term investment, followed by gold, stocks, mutual funds, savings ac...

Housing (Scotland) Bill - Parliamentary Business :  Scottish Parliament

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scottish.parliament.uk - A Bill to make provision about housing, including provision about the abolition of the right to buy, social housing, the law affecting private housing, the regulation of letting agents and the lice...

Home Remodeling Growth Projections Extended

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mortgagenewsdaily.com - Home remodeling remains strong throughout the country although it has begun to experience some of the moderation that has been predicted since late last year.  The Remodeling Futures Program at the...

Real Estate Investing News This Week 2014-04-19

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creonline.com - Welcome to our weekly edition of Real Estate Investing News This Week. Highlights this week include: We hope these real estate news items help you stay up-to-date with your real estate investing st...

How the Internet of Things will change property security and monitoring

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rentalhousingjournal.com - How the Internet of Things will change property security and monitoring Rental property owners and managers are always looking for ways to provide value to renters without incurring large expenses ...

The Dealmaker by Belfiore & Rose Law Group

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us5.campaign-archive1.com - You can access all the latest Arizona news each day at Rose Law Group Reporter a daily news service covering renewable energy, the market, Immigration issues, real estate, development, employment l...

Survey shows consumers bullish on housing, skeptical about recovery

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inman.com - More than one in three homeowners and renters surveyed by Fannie Mae in March said it’s a good time to sell, up from about one in four at the same time last year. Sixty-nine percent said it’s a goo...

S.F. spending on homeless exceeds many departments' budgets - SFGate

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sfgate.com - With spring in the air and the homeless tents once again popping up under San Francisco's freeways, it's worth noting that the city is spending about $458,000 per day to house and help homeless peo...

A TRP Homeowner Shares Her Story

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resurrectionproject.org - Are you thinking of buying a new home for you and your family? The process can often times be confusing. Elizabeth Piloni, first-time home owner, shares her story on purchasing her home through The...

Another sign of housing recovery: New homes going up again in the exurbs

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inman.com - When the housing bubble burst, some of the hardest-hit markets around the nation were the “exurbs” — bedroom communities built far from job centers in high-cost housing markets to provide single-fa...

Mortgage Rates Fall Back to 6-Week Lows

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realtormag.realtor.org - For the second consecutive week, fixed-mortgage rates eased, offering home buyers a slight bump in affordability in the midst of the spring home-buying season, Freddie Mac announced in its weekly m...

Tough mortgage rules on irresponsible lending will hit borrowers | Property | News

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express.co.uk - People looking to remortgage will also be affected, and providers may include a “stress test” to ensure repayments can still be met if interest rates rise. Ray ­Boulger, senior technical manager at...

Could housing finance reform pass this year?

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inman.com - A Senate proposal for dismantling mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac is gathering support from both sides of the political aisle, offering some hope that Congress may finally be able to pas...

Steady hand helps Brevard families

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floridatoday.com - Jennifer Biramontes, a former resident of the Palm Bay Hotel and Conference Center, talks about living at the hotel for six months after a housing scam left her family homeless. (Photo: photos by C...

Scotiabank sees slow growth in housing – Daily Commercial News

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dcnonl.com - Scotiabank says Canada’s housing market is in the process of transitioning to slower growth and will remain on a “subdued trajectory” over the next several years, imposing a modest drag on output g...

FCM - Statement by FCM President on release of At home/Chez soi project findings by Mental Health Commission

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fcm.ca - OTTAWA - The following statement was released by Claude Dauphin, President of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM), following the release of the At Home/Chez Soi project final findings t...

Village's affordable housing development named one of UK's best (From The Northern Echo)

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thenorthernecho.co.uk - AN affordable housing development in a North Yorkshire village has been named one of the best in the UK. A housing development of 12 homes for local people in Osmotherley, built by Broadacres, has ...

New homebuyers getting priced out of housing markets - Apr. 3, 2014

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money.cnn.com - In cities like Las Vegas, San Francisco, San Diego, prices have climbed by as much as 20% or more in the past year, well above the national average of 13%, according to Case Shiller. Plus mortgage ...

Gabrielle Giffords’ husband, gun control advocate Mark Kelly, to keynote NAR convention

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inman.com - Mark Kelly — a retired astronaut turned gun control advocate after his wife, former Arizona congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, was nearly killed in a 2011 mass shooting — will deliver the keynote ad...

Interiors: a 19th-century Moorish villa – in Provence - Telegraph

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telegraph.co.uk - “But there was an awful lot to undo,” Méchiche adds. He put a team of craftsmen to work, unblocking arches, pulling down horrible shanty-like accretions and making good until they were ready to cov...

Potential impacts of joint NAR-realtor.com national marketing campaign ‘underappreciated’

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inman.com - A joint marketing campaign from the National Association of Realtors and Move Inc.-operated realtor.com is expected to boost traffic and awareness of the site — a potential boon to agents and broke...

Money talks: Death dates, digital wills and the problem with no-fault claims | Money

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theguardian.com - Hello and welcome to this week's Money Talks – a round-up of the week's biggest stories and some things you may have missed • 'Death date estimate would help pensioners' manage money • Law Society ...

Costly housing has more Canadians turning to renovations

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canada.com - The never-ending strength of the Canadian housing market has homeowners switching to renovations at a record pace, according to a new report. Andrienne Warren, an economist with Bank of Nova Scotia...

Gold, Silver and Crypto News: Shiller - Signs Of Weakening In Housing

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goldsilvercrypto.blogspot.com - When a Crisis Hits - The 37 Things That Vanish First Will Generate a Higher Return Than Gold & Silver. Stockpile Now! Friday, April 18, 2014 Shiller - Signs Of Weakening In Housing Robert Shiller, ...

Zillow, Trulia and realtor.com haven’t changed what defines a great Realtor

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inman.com - Editor’s note: This guest opinion piece by Jeff Turner is reposted with permission from www.jeffturner.info. Last night I was alerted by Laurie Davis to a post on Motley Fool titled “Will Real Esta...

George Daunis

I am passionate about helping people learn how to master their credit score. With over 35 years in the real estate/financial industries, I have witnessed first hand the life changing effect that good credit and a strong understanding of personal finance can have on your future success.

Editor's note

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