Covington Real Estate News
Friday May 15 | via Business Journal
There were 6,624 closed sales in the Washington area in April 2015. This is 11.3 percent more home sales than last April and marks the seventh consecutive month with a year-over-year increase. Comment?
Thursday May 7 | via Hampton Roads Daily Press
Home sales in Hampton Roads and across the state are showing signs of continued growth and strength - signs that region's housing market is climbing out from the depths of the Great Recession. Realtors in Virginia sold 19,298 homes during the first quarter of 2015, according to a recent report by the Virginia Association of Realtors. Comment?
Tuesday Apr 28 | via Hampton Roads Daily Press
They have wide open spaces, access to major population and job centers - and in Hampton Roads, appear to be growing the fastest. Suburbs continue to be most popular with first- and second-time home buyers in the region, according to area real estate agents. Comment?
Apr 17, 2015 | via Hampton Roads Daily Press
The owner of Gallery at Military Circle mall in Norfolk is behind on the loan it used to buy the property in 2004, and a company hired to protect investors decided to foreclose, The Virginian-Pilot reports. The 45-year-old mall has already lost major anchors JCPenney and Sears and the owner owes more on the property than it is worth. Comment?
Apr 7, 2015 | via Natl. Relocation & Real Estate
RISMEDIA, April 7, 2015-CENTURY 21 New Millennium real estate professionals will be featuring homes for sale across the metro region during the weekend of April 18 and 19, 2015. This coordinated event will showcase pre-selected homes throughout Maryland, Washington, D.C., and Virginia. Comment?
4 min ago | via Madison Publishing
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. says in its latest outlook that the pace of housing starts will slow slightly this year and next. The federal agency says the full impact of lower oil prices and continued low interest rates on the economy and the housing market remains uncertain. Comment?
8 min ago | via KRMG-AM Tulsa
Leading Spanish social activist Ada Colau says the fight against evictions, poverty and corruption will be her priority as new mayor of the country's second city, Barcelona. Colau, 41, said Monday she intends to halt evictions of people who can't afford to pay their mortgages or rent and demand that banks free up the thousands of empty houses they possess. Comment?
15 min ago | via The Washington Post
"We're a little bit behind, but not too far behind, what we expected," Chief Executive Officer Mustafa Chike-Obi said in an interview in Lagos. "The courts are a constraining factor. Comment?
26 min ago | via The Globe and Mail
Home prices will continue to rise, Canada Housing and Mortgage Corp. says, but a slower pace is in store amid an expected move to less costly houses. In a new forecast released today, CMHC projected the average Multiple Listing Service price at between $402,139 and $439,589 this year, and $398,191 and $457,200 in 2016. Comment?
34 min ago | via MarketWatch
On a day that saw most European bourses and Wall Street shut for holidays, losses piled up for markets in Spain and Greece after regional elections yielded political upsets in one, and signs of a worsening debt crisis cropped up in another. were up to 2.2%, bringing the index down to 11,294 in Madrid on Monday, while Greece's Athex Composite Share index one of the few other bourses open, with U.K. and Germany shut, fell 0.8%. Comment?
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