Wednesday, August 16, 2017 Latest Real Estate News
Housing Market
August Home Sales Rise Sharply
  • New Home Sales for January Well Below Initial Estimates
  • The pronouncement was made by the US Commerce Department, in a statement made last Wednesday where the sales volume had fell to a seasonally adjusted volume of 494,000 homes. This translates to a 9.2 percent drop, which was nearly as much as the gains made for December 2015. For the said month of December, sales pace was pegged at 544,000 houses.
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House Prices Hit New High In The UK
  • Homebuilders Foresee Strong Housing Year for 2016
  • A lot of homebuilders are excited for the housing market in 2016. According to the new data from the National Association of Homebuilders' Housing Market Index (HMI), homebuilder's sentiments reached 60 out of a possible 100. This is a very confident figure, one point higher than the index's 12-month average.
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U.S. Housing Starts Drop To Six-Year Low
London Wealth Continues To Grow
  • Luxury Housing Market Rises in 2015, But 2016 Perspectives are Foggy
  • At the end of 2015, the luxury home market united to end the nine-month recession. Compared last year, the sale prices for expensive homes have gained 3.1 percent. It is led by the profits gained in Austin, Philadelphia and Sacramento, according to the latest report from Redfin. Over the same period of the year, sale prices for the bottom market have grew 5.4 percent and it outpaced luxury price growth for four straight quarters.
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Realtors Lower Housing Market Sales Forecast
San Francisco Area Leads Nation In High Rents
Detroit Struggles To Re-Build A Bankrupt City Amidst Poverty And Blight
One In Every 74 Homes Under Foreclosure In Nevada According To Study
Florida Leads Country In Foreclosures, Almost Three Times Higher Than Nat'l Rate
U.S. Treasury Dep't Hosts Help for Homeowners Event In Maryland
Million Dollar Prices Become The Norm As Auckland Property Market Soars
  • Rent-to-Own: How Does it Work?
  • You’ve perhaps heard of “rent-to-own” products like cars or furniture, but it applies to real estate properties too. If you are a long-time tenant but have plans to purchase a house in the future, a rent-to-own agreement is the best approach to take.
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Mortgage Bankers Hold Nat'l Conference in S.F
Shenzhen One Of The Fastest Growing Cities In The World
China's Central Bank Lifts 2nd Home Mortgage Down Payment
Conservative Help to Buy Mortgage Scheme Is Brought Forward