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The IFS says the Tories' Right To Buy policy would mean more debt and less affordable housing

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independent.co.uk - The respected economic research organisation, which is regularly cited as authoritative by the main political parties, said the “significant giveaway” would “worsen the UK’s underlying public finan...

Click here to support Homeless: Deadline on Apt Apr 15 by Raymond Norman

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gofundme.com - This is a photo of me and a neighbors pups after last surgery. First, I have to say this: I am grateful to everyone who has supported me during this time financially, sharing messages and just a ki...

Creative Media Consultants CMC

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Revised: April 2015 RE/MAX National Housing Report

remax.com - Categories: Press Releases Images and Videos --Logos --Officer Photos --RE/MAX Images --Officer Bios ---Board of Directors ---Executive and Senior Officers ---Vice Presidents ---Region Vice Preside...

New housing projects target 55-and-older crowd in Vegas Valley

reviewjournal.com - There’ll be no telling kids to get off the lawns outside these new homes. But that’s only because local cities now ban grass in front yards. With the end of a 15-year drought in local development o...

Real Estate Investing News This Week 2015-04-18

creonline.com - Welcome to our weekly edition of Real Estate Investing News This Week. Highlights this week include: Nationwide housing starts rose 2 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 926,000 units i...

Tories' right to buy 'could dent public finances and reduce social housing'

theguardian.com - Extending the right-to-buy scheme to housing association tenants could undermine the UK’s public finances, according to an assessment of the Conservative party’s flagship policy by the Institute of...

Is anyone cracking the code of base of the pyramid housing in Latin America?

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theguardian.com - Cracking the code to reach consumers at the base of the pyramid (BOP) is not an easy task. Hundreds of articles have been written about the various obstacles to building a commercially viable BOP b...

Austin's Affordability Issue

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buildingatx.com - Published on April 24th, 2015 | by Kate Harrington More city and business leaders are sounding the alarm on affordability as new data came out this week around that issue. The Austin Board of Realt...

U.S. Foreclosures Rise

huffingtonpost.com - Lenders started foreclosure against 53,514 homeowners in March, according to RealtyTrac, an increase of 11 percent from February. That brought to 152,147 the number of US homes that started down th...

Real Estate Business Cards | Visiting Cards

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mgdezigns.com - 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.

Housing associations failing to stop subletting shared owners - exclusive » Housing » 24dash.com

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24dash.com - Housing associations failing to stop subletting shared owners - exclusive Shared owners in some of London's most sought-after developments are subletting their properties - often to tourists - for ...

Westminster Forum Projects | Policy Forum for London

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westminsterforumprojects.co.uk - Guest of Honour: Richard Blakeway, Deputy Mayor for Housing, Land and Property, GLA Attendees at this conference will assess progress and next steps for meeting the aims of the Mayor's Housing Stra...

What to Do With the Extra Room in Your House

blog.century21.com - What would you do if you had an extra room in your house? Get creative because the possibilities are limitless. 1. Home Gym: Do you love to start your mornings with a good workout, but hate draggin...

Shipping Container Homes in Canada

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sustainablecitiescollective.com - Shipping containers were once primarily considered large metal boxes to be transported on ships containing the consumer goods we buy from China. In today’s inflated real estate market, this is no l...

Rwanda: Tanzania Evictees Get Housing Support

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allafrica.com - Rwandan families that were evicted from Tanzania in 2013 and resettled in Bweranvura, Gasabo District will soon have a place to call home. Hima Cement Rwanda on Tuesday donated 750 bags of cement, ...

Single-Family Housing Construction World Market Research Report

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dg-di.net - DATABASE NOTE When clients buy a report they are ordering the generation of a database from which the client's final report is produced. DataGroup will output them widest possible database so that ...

Careers :: Cynon Taf Community Housing Group

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cynon-taf.org.uk - Careers We currently have a vacancy for a Director of Development and Asset Management. The closing date for all applications is 9.00am on Thursday 30th April 2015.  To download the job advert plea...

AfDB Chief Economist Complex examines Housing Market Dynamics in Africa - African Development Bank

afdb.org - On April 8-9, the Chief Economist Complex of the African Development Bank organized a Bank-wide seminar on the Housing Market Dynamics in Africa at the Bank’s headquarters in Abidjan. The objective...

City to establish 'regional planning' unit

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capitalnewyork.com - Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to examine New York City's affordable housing problem through a regional lens. "The Department of City Planning will establish a unit that will address Regional and Long-...

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Gold-lumber ratio signals stock turbulence ahead, study warns

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blanchardgold.com - The housing sector has not been one of the stars of the economic recovery in recent months, and that’s bad news, given that home ownership has long been synonymous with the American Dream. And this...

Americans Again Say Real Estate Is Best Long-Term Investment

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gallup.com - PRINCETON, N.J. -- For the second straight year, more Americans name real estate than stocks, gold, savings accounts/CDs or bonds as the best long-term investment. Real estate leads with 31% of Ame...

London Rental Prices Up 3.2% in 12 Months

thehouseshop.com - The Office for National Statistics this morning released their private rental price index for January to March 2015, and the results unsurprisingly show price rises across the board. The ONS rental...

What happens to my disabled child when I die, the disability housing crisis out politicians won’t confront

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news.com.au - MORE than 120,000 people with a disability are facing homelessness in the next five years even though there is $700 million a year available to build them homes. The Federal Government has set asid...

Brand new affordable homes for Bradninch » Housing » 24dash.com

24dash.com - Fifteen brand new affordable homes in Bradninch were officially ‘handed over’ to their very first tenants in time for Easter. Social housing and care provider The Guinness Partnership developed the...

U.S. Housing Data Mixed: Home Construction ETF (ITB) In Focus

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seeitmarket.com - This week is perfect to be discussing U.S. housing dynamics as the March sales numbers for existing and new homes were just published. The report was mixed. Sales of existing homes rose 6.1 percent...

A.G. Schneiderman Announces $2 Million Sustainable Homes Program Targeting Low Income Families In Rochester And Syracuse

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ag.ny.gov - NEW YORK – Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced that he is teaming with the Rochester Area Community Foundation and Home HeadQuarters, Inc. in Syracuse to launch a $2 million susta...

Nova Scotia Chapter: Seniors still face long waits for places to live - CARP Canada

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carp.ca - Advocates note little progress in time it takes to get into government housing Despite plans announced last fall to use all of an unspent $42-million fund to decrease the list of people waiting for...

Calculated Risk: Lawler: More Builder Results

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calculatedriskblog.com - From housing economist Tom Lawler: PulteGroup reported that net home orders in the quarter ended March 31, 2015 totaled 5,139, up 5.7% from the comparable quarter of 2014. The average net order pri...

Why be so negative about negative gearing? -

propertyupdate.com.au - One topic guaranteed to cause a strong reaction in the media is negative gearing. Many people with only a hazy idea of what it actually is blame it for virtually everything from locking first home ...

2015 Federal budget has social housing sector scratching its head

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qc.onpha.on.ca - At first, Canadian housing stakeholders were pleasantly surprised by yesterday’s federal budget. It appeared to promise a new and significant $1.7 billion investment in social housing by the Canadi...

Aylesbury plans approved

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peoplesrepublicofsouthwark.co.uk - Last night, Southwark Council approved plans for phase 1 of the Aylesbury 'regeneration'. A noisy group of Southwark residents gathered outside the council HQ on Tooley Street, in protest against t...

For His Rs 25,000 crore Dream, Maharashtra Chief Minister Reaches Out to Realtors

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ndtv.com - By 2022, Maharashtra will need one crore new homes and a minimum of Rs 25000 crores to translate this dream into a reality. For instance, just Mumbai will need at least 36 lakhs house under the pro...

Can Apartment Supply and Demand Keep Pace? | Multifamily content from National Real Estate Investor

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nreionline.com - The percentage of vacant apartments stayed incredibly low in the first quarter, as cold weather delayed a confrontation between growing supply and growing demand. As a result, says Victor Calanog, ...

Hedgeye Risk Management | HOUSING CHART OF THE DAY: 19.4% YoY = Disappointing?

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app.hedgeye.com - This note was originally published at 8am on April 10, 2015 for Hedgeye subscribers. And I love Margaret Thatcher. She was a beauty.  She took down the old crusty central planners of British offici...

General election

ucl.ac.uk - Here's where Britain's political parties stand (and fall down) on immigration Ian Preston (UCL Department of Economics) This fun tool lets you select your ideal cabinet to see how they compare Matt...

We'll lose over 16,000 homes

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The great housing benefit scandal - BBC News

bbc.co.uk - Nine billion pounds of taxpayers' money goes to private landlords every year in housing benefit. And the Institute for Public Policy Research estimates that at least £3bn of that money is spent on ...

Lighter Side: The properties of the future

canadianrealestatemagazine.ca - The effect of the weakened oil industry has resulted in a collapse of Calgary’s condo market according to a new report. Many new home buyers will be heading to mortgage lenders with a large input o...

Judge Rejects $250 Million Price Tag for Embattled Section 8 Building

washingtoncitypaper.com - A Section 8 building owner's ultimatum that low-income tenants come up with $250 million or face eviction violates the D.C. law requiring a "bona fide offer of sale" prior to tearing down a buildin...

Urban housing policy can win the British general election

globalurbanist.com - Urban housing policy can win the British general election of 2015. British politicians are neglecting 18- to 24-year olds: the only housing policy announced by the Conservatives that specifically t...

Mortgages | NM Finance , Norwich

nmfinance.co.uk - And with so many factors to consider, it can be difficult to know where to begin. With moving house listed as one of the most stressful times in a person’s life, it makes sense to call on any help ...

Housing must be central to integration debate

themj.co.uk - With the pace of change in local government, it has never been more crucial to stay on top of the agenda. Keeping you up to date with breaking news, insightful analysis and thoughts from the top op...

What are the major housing trends letting agents should be aware of? | Letting Agent News | Residential Letting Software

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rman.co.uk - Housing has a prominent place in the public consciousness at present. Whether it's rising house prices, the imbalance between supply and demand or calls for building on green belt land, the subject...

Cost of renting homes in England and Scotland rises by 2.1% says ONS

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ibtimes.co.uk - The average cost of renting a home in England has gone up by 2.1% in the 12 months leading up to the end of March, official data has revealed. Figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) ...

Judge evicts rent-stabilized Airbnb host in landmark decision

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therealdeal.com - In a decision that could make it easier for landlords to crack down on rent-stabilized tenants who are renting out their discounted apartments on Airbnb, a Manhattan Housing Court judge evicted a m...

6 big home insurance misconceptions

cbc.ca - What's common practice isn't always common knowledge in the home insurance business, as an elderly woman battling cancer learned recently.  As revealed by a CBC Go Public investigation, Ivy Scotlan...

Home movers 'letting to buy' are starving market of instructions, says agent - Property Industry Eye

propertyindustryeye.com - More and more people are “letting to buy”, an agent has said, and are hanging on to their homes when they move on to another. David Cantell, of Cantell & Co in Richmond, Surrey, said this is severe...

RonaDeck Resin Bound Surfacing at Queens Court housing

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barbourproductsearch.info - 155 square metres of RonaDeck Resin Bound Surfacing was applied to the internal courtyard of Queens Court, a new affordable housing block built on the site of the old Queen’s Hall, a once popular m...

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