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2 hrs ago | The Miami Herald
Nationwide, pending home sales have risen in four of the past five months. In Broward County, we see a similar model of confidence in the housing market.
7 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald
Reserve Bank board members, economists, bankers and investors all continue to debate whether the strength of the local housing market is sustainable. Genworth Mortgage Insurance Australia could turn out to be the ultimate bellwether stock.
11 hrs ago | The Motley Fool
Generally speaking, fall is slower than summer for real estate in the U.S. With kids off from school and weather more conducive to house-hunting, summer is the most practical time for many families to move, so it's no surprise that roughly half of all home sales take place during that season. However, one factor that we haven't had to deal with for a few years could boost home sales this fall.
Kim Massa's mother told her about the new, lower-cost rentals on Sally's Way. The apartment is near family, a playground and other children so that Danielle Massa, 10, might have a chance to play.
Purchases dropped 1.9 percent to a 5.29 million annual rate from a revised 5.39 million pace in August. Additionally, the association added that affordability is now at a five-year low as the median price for a house increased by 11.7 percent in the past The U.S. housing market is seeing a decrease in home sales as affordability is dropping for millions of Americans.
"I'm not prepared to say we fixed the problem because I think it's always going to be a battle down there," City Councilman Ed Harris said last week. "The beach areas are part of San Diego's economic engine so we can't have flies swarming patios.
Taipei, Sept. 13 Housing transactions in Taiwan will warm up to some extent in 2015, ahead of more onerous taxes on the gains from property sales being considered by the government that could take effect in 2016, according to local real estate agencies.
Just Listed brings you the latest news and information from the Twin Cities-area commercial and residential real estate market and beyond from veteran reporters Jim Buchta and Janet Moore. This Star Tribune staff photo was taken in January 2008 for a visit to Kasper's kitchen, her favorite room in house.
Beijing's leading real estate agency is continuing to open branches but at a slower pace as it braces against the housing market downturn Bracing for a long struggle amid a housing market downturn, Homelink, Beijing's largest real estate agency by market share, has slowed its pace of expansion while diversifying into the new home market. "We haven't set any targets in adding branches and agents since the end of last year," said Lin Qian, Homelink's vice-president.
The Action: The purchasers had searched a long time before finding this house. "It's hard for a young family to buy a home in Vancouver, but with creative and flexible zoning that allows for laneway homes and basement suites, people can get into a home that meets their needs," listing agent Keith Roy said.
The percentage of a home purchase price that buyers put down inched higher during the second quarter of this year, a leading mortgage lender said this week. The LendingTree organization said that down payment percentages for conventional 30-year fixed-rate mortgages averaged 17.28% in the second quarter of this year, from 15.78% in the first three months of 2014.
Home sales in the Triangle increased 1 percent in August, according to Triangle MLS, suggesting a slow start to the fall selling season. The Triangle home sales market nearly flatlined in August with the number of closed sales and the price of homes sold about on par with the year prior.
The Teranet-National Bank house price index was up almost 0.8 per cent in August, with the strongest gains in Winnipeg, the Ottawa-Gatineau region and Toronto. It was the second consecutive month in which prices were up in 10 of the 11 Canadian metropolitan markets surveyed.
A rising home inventory in the Albuquerque metro area and stable mortgage rates combined to keep home sales flat in August. The Greater Albuquerque Association of Realtors said August ended with 5,043 homes for sale, 10.1 percent more than August 2013.
Home sales in San Francisco and the median price paid for a property in the city both dropped a little over 5 percent in August versus July. Over the past decade, home sales in San Francisco have increased an average five percent over the same period of time and home sales in the city are currently running 20.3 percent lower on a year-over-year basis, according to DataQuick.
Home sales in the Fredericksburg region totaled about $5.7 million, 41.4 percent less than the $9.7 million during August 2013. The median price for homes sold was $275,000, down more than 8 percent from the year before, and down 6 percent from July.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 04:34 pm
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