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1 hr ago | WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Nearly 2M homeowners no longer 'seriously' underwater

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Foreclosures

1 hr ago | 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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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

Daily Record

Fed survey: Growth picks up across most of U.S.

A Federal Reserve survey shows economic growth picking up across most of the United States over the past two months as bitter winter weather subsided.



Scotiabank sees slow growth in housing market; modest drag on overall economy

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 growth as the effects make their way through the broader economy.


Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance

Nanaimo Daily News

Tax considerations for the cottage...

The latest Royal LePage survey on recreational properties in Canada shows that Canadians are still optimistic about the recreational property market and are feeling a sense of urgency to buy while interest rates remain low.


News 4 Jax

Food, housing prices on the rise

That may not seem like a lot, but many people are really feeling the pinch when it comes to groceries and housing.


CBC News

Definition of 'community' at heart of soldier's housing case

A Canadian Forces major seeking compensation to cover the $88,000 he lost on the sale of his home when the military forced him to move from Alberta in 2010 appeared in court Tuesday.


Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News,

Tue Apr 15, 2014

What paperwork to keep after taxes are completed

For most of us, the drudgery of tax filing season has drawn to a merciful close.


Related Topix: Tax, Home, Mortgage

KFMB-TV San Diego

Southern California home prices climb in March

A research firm says Southern California's median home sale price has hit $400,000, setting a new six-year high.


Albany Times Union

The Most Important Inflation Chart There Is

"Core" inflation - a measure that ignores food and energy prices - unexpectedly accelerated to 1.7% from a year earlier, up from 1.6% in February.


The Globe and Mail

Existing home sales top forecasts as spring selling season begins

The number of existing homes that changed hands in Canada last month was 4.9 per cent higher than the prior March, the Canadian Real Estate Association said Tuesday.


Related Topix: Home, Home Selling


CAAR Releases First Quarter 2014 Home Sales

The first quarter report from the Charlottesville Area Association of Realtors is out, and it definitely has good news for sellers.


Related Topix: Real Estate, Albemarle County, VA

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Straits Times

New private home sales in Singapore drop in March

Developers sold 480 new units last month, 34 per cent down from 724 in February, according to Urban Redevelopment Authority figures released on Tuesday.


Related Topix: Indonesia, World News,

The City Wire

Fewer Northwest Arkansas home sales in March curb quarterly results

Lingering winter snow and icy roads cooled off the Northwest Arkansas housing market in March with sales volume down 5.3% from the same 2013 period.


Related Topix: Benton County, AR, Washington County, AR, Bentonville, AR, Fayetteville, AR

Charleston Business Journal

Home sales, prices up across Lowcountry

Across the Lowcountry, more than 1,100 homes sold at a median price of $219,316 in March, according to preliminary data released by the Charleston Trident Association of Realtors .


Related Topix: Real Estate, Berkeley County, SC, Daniel Island, SC, Charleston County, SC

The Chappaqua Daily Voice

Does A Buyer Need Representation When Purchasing New Construction?

The spring market is traditionally the busiest time of year for the residential real estate market.


Related Topix: Real Estate


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