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Short-Term Home Rentals Face Challenges in Washington County

The Washington County Planning Commission voted this week to recommend new rules and regulations to the county’s short-term rentals and secondary suites ordinance. The county defines a short-term rental as any property leased to a third party for less than 30 days and secondary accommodation as “subordinate” residential accommodation on the same land as a […]

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Pending home sales beat projections after 2 months of decline: NAR

Pending home sales finally saw positive growth in August, after two straight months of declines in June and July, the National Association of Realtors reported. Pending home sales rose 8.1. % in August, after two consecutive months of declines in June and July, according to the National Association of Realtors (NAR) Pending Home Sales Index […]

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Pending home sales unexpectedly rise as housing market paves the way for a rebound

Numbers: The number of home buyers who signed a home purchase contract in August has jumped, far exceeding economists’ expectations. Pending home sales rose 8.1% in August from July, the National Association of Realtors reported on Wednesday. Economists polled by MarketWatch had forecast a 0.4% increase in pending home sales in August. Still, compared to […]

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Dubai real estate markets set new home sales record of over $ 10 million – after 54 deals

“As has been the case throughout the pandemic, current and future homeowners have their sights set on large homes, whether for more space for a home office or to access additional space, to inside or outside ”, explains Faisal Durrani, Partner – Head of Middle East Research. Image Credit: Gulf News Archives Dubai: Residential property […]

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Sustained rise in mortgage rates could reduce home sales

Mortgage rates have rebounded to levels not seen since July following signals from the Federal Reserve last week that it may start cutting its purchases of long-term mortgages and Treasury bonds later this year. The Fed’s debt purchases have helped keep long-term interest rates low. But that’s not all that can scare investors off buying […]

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Profitable home sales reach their highest level in 39 years

Profitability increased in 12 of the 15 capitals and the rest of the state’s markets, with the rate of sales at a loss increasing in Melbourne, Hobart and regional Tasmania, albeit from a weak base. Regional and tree-change markets posted the highest proportion of lucrative sales, with Victoria’s Ballarat regional area reaching 99.7 percent of […]

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Falling sales of existing homes due to high prices

High home prices may finally drive buyers away. There’s a reason many potential buyers have struggled to purchase a home this year. Limited inventory and low mortgage rates fueled increased demand from buyers. This, in turn, has pushed home prices up to the point that many buyers simply cannot afford them. In August, the median […]

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The major hotel brand now offers luxury home rentals

Guess which trusted travel brand brings nearly a century of hospitality expertise to vacation home rentals? Houses and villas by Marriott International offers upscale and luxury rental homes across the globe, all managed by professional property management companies. Whether you are looking for a weekend getaway or looking for the perfect place for a family […]

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Must-haves for online courses: Exclusive home loan promotions for your BTS needs

“BTS is here again! Not your favorite KPop band, just our annual back-to-school routine. As the saga of online and distance learning continues, so does the search for items and devices that will help you succeed in your courses with flying colors. So, have your shopping list ready as the nation’s leading provider of in-store […]