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3 hrs ago | Forbes.com

Student Loan 'Profits' Show Government Should Get Out Of Student Loan Business

The article mostly focuses on how wrong it is for the government to be profiting from lending money to college students and whether these projected profits could be used to lower the interest rates charged to students.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

7 hrs ago | Patch.com

Valley Housing Market Has Recovered from Economic Downturn, Expert Says

The following was submitted for publication by the California Desert Association of Realtors: The Coachella Valley's real estate market, like California's, has indeed recovered and has been in a "recovery mode" for some time, real estate economist Leslie Appleton-Young told The California Desert Association of REALTORSAŽ April 17. Speaking before ... (more)

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Related Topix: Real Estate, Riverside County, CA, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

12 hrs ago | Vancouver Sun

Harvey Enchin: Housing market needs more relevant data

Author and Yale University professor Robert Shiller, co-winner of the 2013 Nobel Prize in economics, warned in 2008 that Canada could face a housing bust similar to the collapse that crippled the U.S. economy.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Financial Markets, Real Estate, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Opinion

Fri Apr 18, 2014

KEPR CBS 19

After a slow start, housing market picks up

It was a slow start to the new year when it comes to the Tri-Cities housing market, but realtors expect that to turn around.

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Related Topix: Real Estate, Home Listing, Home, Home Buying

The China Post

Real estate players protest gov't plans to raise housing tax

The government is expected to hike the housing tax to cool down surging realty prices, and local realtors and builders have cast doubts on the new policy.

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Related Topix: Real Estate, World News, Taiwan

Inman Real Estate News

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

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-family homes for workers who are willing to become road warriors.

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Related Topix: Tracy, CA, San Joaquin County, CA

Silicon Alley Insider

You'll Be Stunned By How Much More Affordable It Is To Buy Than Rent

But the inflating and subsequent burst of the housing bubble has left many skeptical of the long-term value of owning a home.

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Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance, Home

Silicon Alley Insider

Merrill Lynch Cuts Housing Forecast For 2014

We have all been waiting for the weather to unleash stronger economic activity, particularly for the housing market.

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Revelstoke Times Review

Revelstoke explores allowing vacation rentals in all residential areas under 'sub-zone' concept

City of Revelstoke Development Services department is proposing allowing vacation rentals in all Revelstoke residential zones, but individual property owners will have to overcome several barriers to get the 'sub-zoning' approval necessary.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Housing shortages fuel big price increases this year in some Dallas-area neighborhoods

More than half of the Dallas area's neighborhoods have had declines in home sales so far this year - some of them significant.

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Related Topix: Dallas, TX, Real Estate, Allen, TX

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Sellers’ market has few homes

Home sales in the Sacramento region were stuck in an odd rut in March, traditionally the start of the spring homebuying season.

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Related Topix: Sacramento, CA, El Dorado County, CA, Yolo County, CA

Reuters

Canny Australians build a bulwark out of housing debt

The adage "safe as houses" has been an oxymoron since the global financial crisis.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

WKXW-FM Trenton

30-Year Mortgage Rate Falls to 4.27%

Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages fell this week for the second straight week as the spring home-buying season begins.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Home Buying

The Beaumont Enterprise

Home sales of $10 million rise in Connecticut town

This photo provided by David Ogilvy & Associates shows Copper Beech Farm. The 12-bedroom waterfront estate on 50 acres in wealthy Greenwich has been sold for $120 million.

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Related Topix: Real Estate, Canaan, CT, New Canaan, CT

WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Nearly 2M homeowners no longer 'seriously' underwater

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Foreclosures

KMIZ

Nearly 2M homeowners no longer 'seriously' underwater

Surging home prices have helped nearly two million homeowners get back above water on their mortgages over the past year.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Foreclosures

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Norwalk Citizen News

Why New Housing Alone Won't Fix What's Wrong With San Francisco

Last week, we wrote about the fact that much of San Francisco is zoned for buildings shorter than 40 feet - with many areas not even developing to that limit - and provided some of the historical factors that have made things that way.

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Related Topix: SoMa (San Francisco, CA), San Francisco, CA

The Campbell Reporter

Bay Area home prices jump year over year

Open houses are drawing crowds and multiple offers across the Bay Area as buyers send prices soaring in a competition for the scant number of homes for sale.

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Related Topix: Alameda County, CA, Contra Costa County, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, San Mateo County, CA, Home Listing, Home

CBS Local

California Home Prices Surge In March; Sales Fall

California home prices surged to a six-year high in March amid lackluster sales at the start of the traditional buying season, a research firm said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: California

Inside Bay Area

Bay Area home prices hit 6-year high

The Bay Area's peak home-buying season got off to a slow start last month, with the lowest recorded sales for any March in the past six years on a scant supply of homes for sale, according to a report Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Home Buying, Home, Palo Alto, CA, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Alameda County, CA

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