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York County home sales down, median price up

Fewer existing homes sold in York County between March 1 and May 31, but the median price over the same period rose more than 18% from 2021. With interest rates on the rise, what sales numbers will look like in the next quarter is a matter of waiting. “The market is changing and changing rapidly […]

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Nearly 13% of first-time home buyers are considering buying on the highway

With house prices rising faster than buyers can save, one in eight first-time home buyers said they considered buying a home in another state to help them get on the property ladder . According to Finder’s First Home Buyer Report 2022, which surveyed 1,001 first-time home buyers in Australia, 13% of respondents said they were […]

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Rising interest rates cost typical home buyers 16% of their buying power

As interest rates rise, a good chunk of homebuyers have lost up to $165,000 in buying power on new homes in the past year, according to recent research by online real estate broker Redfin. . Interest rates on 30-year fixed rate mortgages have risen from an average low of 3% to around 6% in the […]

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Home sales are finally slowing down. Will buyers soon be relieved?

Image source: Getty Images Things may be looking up for those looking to buy a home. Key points In May, sales of existing homes fell 3.4%. Last month’s reading was the lowest since June 2020. During the second half of 2020, mortgage rates fell to record lows and new home listings slowed. This has created […]

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As Mortgage Costs Rise, Is It Time to Consider Buying a Tiny Home?

Image source: Getty Images Don’t buy a tiny house until you read this. Key points Tiny homes are generally defined as 400 square feet or less. Tiny houses can be much cheaper than traditional houses. Tiny homes have drawbacks, including financing issues. Tiny homes are generally classified as properties of 400 square feet or less, […]

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Home Credit offers low interest deals on appliances and gadgets until August 31

For consumers looking to purchase their dream appliances and gadgets, buy now, pay later (BNPL), provider Home Credit Philippines is offering shoppers the deals during its Low-Interest Blowout through August 31. Shoppers can purchase any device or gadget at the lowest interest rate from Home Credit’s largest retail partners, Robinsons Appliances, SM Appliance and Saver’s […]

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New Home Sales Surpass Estimates, But What Does That Mean? – Housing wire

New home sales beat overall estimates and had positive revisions. How the hell did this happen? Additionally, monthly supply data has been revised down from nine months to 8.3 months for the previous report. Let me tell you, we had a lot of shocked faces in economic land this morning. First, we must never forget […]

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Ikea will move its buying office to Bengaluru from Gurugram in May 2023

Swedish furniture retailer Ikea is moving its buying office, which sources products for its global supply chain in India, from Gurugram to Bengaluru from May 1, 2023. Ikea, which opened its fourth store in India earlier this week, wants its buying office to be close to other entities, a company statement […]

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Home Credit publishes its 2021 sustainability report

The report outlines Home Credit’s strong progress in delivering digitally-enabled financial inclusion benefits, building on the company’s track record of responsible operations, with highlights of its ESG performance to Philippines Home Credit published its Sustainability report on June 15 detailing Home Credit’s progress in adhering to Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) principles – a framework […]

Home rentals

Apartment and house rentals have become more than some can handle. So what are the options?

June 23, 2022, 09:33Updated 1 day ago By: Walt Kane Apartment and house rent prices have skyrocketed since the pandemic ended, and some viewers say it’s more than they can handle. Kane in Your Corner has been getting a ton of calls lately from people upset about big rent hikes. “Building management will increase our […]

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Quincy home sales plummet as interest rates rise

QUINCY (WGEM) – New figures from the Quincy Association of Realtors show a more than 10% drop in the number of homes sold in the first quarter of 2022, compared to a year ago. Quincy Realtor Sherry Hills said rising mortgage rates were starting to impact the housing market and making it difficult to buy […]

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Carolina Rental Homes launches website for monthly home rentals

Graham, North Carolina, June 21, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Carolina Rental Homes, a Graham, NC-based company, recently launched a website offering month-to-month rentals in North Carolina to serve families moving and needing a temporary place to live, including those who need monthly leases. The goal is to connect those in need of long-term rentals in […]

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Fitch sees China home sales drop up to 30% this year

Customers at a Qingdao property fair in happier times for the Chinese property market (Source: Getty Images) Fitch Ratings has downgraded its 2022 forecast for China home sales to a 25-30% drop as COVID-19 lockdowns, developer failures and consumer confidence erode. consumers continue to suppress buyer demand. Sales in the world’s largest housing market have […]

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vivo smartphones made more affordable with Home Credit

Mark your calendars, vivo fam! vivo Philippines makes it easier for you to get your dream phone with just a few clicks! You can now pay in installments via the exclusivity of Home Credit Low interest gift payment for all participating vivo smartphones including Y01, Y15s, Y15A, Y21T, Y33s, Y73, Y76 5G, V23e 5G, V23 […]

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UK Insurance Aggregators Report 2022: Explore Ever-Changing Consumer Buying Behaviors Through Price Comparison Sites – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–woulThe “United Kingdom (UK) Insurance Aggregators 2022” report has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. This report explores consumers’ ever-changing buying behaviors through price comparison sites. It identifies the most influential factors for customers when selecting a policy through this channel. The report examines the branding strategies and marketing approaches of the top four […]

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Home Credit offers flexible payouts on gaming devices – Back End News

Home Credit Philippines (HCPH), a buy-it-now, pay-later (BNPL) provider in the country, is offering great deals on devices for mobile gaming enthusiasts through June 30. OPPO Reno7 5G The Reno 7 promises endless, smooth and interactive gaming powered by its 4500mAh large capacity battery, MediaTek Dimensity 900 5G processor and 8GB of RAM, with expansion […]

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Considerations when buying a parkhome

The majority of first-time buyers are primarily interested in buying single-family homes built on the buyer’s lot, but have you thought about buying a mobile home or a manufactured home? Parkhomes have one significant advantage, which is that they often offer more space or amenities for the same price. Companies that build homes in today’s […]

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2 charged, another convicted in separate straw-buying cases

Rhode Island Attorney General’s Office in Cranston. (WLNE) PROVIDENCE, RI (WLNE) – Two people have been charged and another has been convicted after an investigation into illegal gun trafficking and violent crime surrounding Providence. The attorney general’s office said Thursday that Danasia Machado, 24, of Central Falls, and Marcos Castellanos, 20, of Sioux City, Iowa, […]

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Illinois Could Reform FOID and Gun Safety Laws | Chicago News

A groundbreaking bipartisan federal gun package received a boost on Tuesday, with tentative support from U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Republican from Kentucky. As members of Congress tiptoe toward federal action, state lawmakers are also focusing on gun measures. Illinois is often mentioned in national discussions of gun laws. After the school shooting […]

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Get vivo X80 series on installment plans through Home Credit, other credit cards

Now you can own your masterpiece with the next-level professional imaging capabilities of the vivo X80 series with ZEISS! MANILA, Philippines – Following its successful launch in the Philippines, the vivo X80 series has already proven its impressive flagship point of view. Due to its high-end design, powerful camera features and powerful performance, it has […]

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The French startup JUST raises 3 million euros to simplify the purchase journey in e-commerce

Fueled by the pandemic, there has been an unprecedented uptick in online shopping sales in France. Valued at more than 112 billion euros in 2020, French e-commerce should double in volume by 2026. And yet, online purchases falter under the effect of many pitfalls such as the creation of an account and the purchasing processes […]

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Home loan offers low interest rate for home appliances and gadgets

As part of its vision to provide Filipinos with more opportunities to access the things they need in life, work or school, shoppers can purchase any device or gadget at the slightest interest. from Home Credit’s largest retail partners – Robinsons Appliances, SM Appliance and Saver’s Appliance Depot and mobile brand partner Vivo. Home Credit’s […]

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“The new SDG 1,000 note proves the fall in the purchasing power of the Sudanese pound”

The announcement by the Central Bank of Sudan on Monday of the issuance of a new SDG 1,000 note reflects rising inflation in the country and the continued erosion of the purchasing power of the Sudanese pound, despite a relatively stable exchange rate. In an interview with Radio Dabanga Sudan today program, economic and political […]

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Olivia Bowen shares insight into second renovation property after buying Alex’s childhood home

Pregnant Olivia Bowen has given fans a glimpse of her latest renovation project with husband Alex after the married couple managed to renovate Alex’s childhood home. The former Love Island star is no stranger to sharing behind-the-scenes photos and DIY updates from her £1million Essex mansion, which she documents on a dedicated Instagram page, @thebowenhome. […]

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Three for $93 million: Tech founder buys trio of homes in Golden Beach, Florida

Three oceanfront homes in Golden Beach, Fla., are selling for a combined price of about $93 million, according to agents involved in the deal. Considered a single transaction, the deal will set a price record for Golden Beach and for the entire Miami area, the agents said. The buyer is Phillip Ragon, founder of technology […]

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First social finance facility from Citi and Home Credit to further support financial inclusion at PHL

Citi, the country’s largest foreign bank, and Home Credit, a global leader in consumer credit, today announced the launch of a new joint social finance facility in the Philippines. The new loan is designed to promote greater financial inclusion for Filipinos and is the first example of its kind for Home Credit supporting the mobile […]

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Get $100 for a Sunshine Coast vacation by buying a pineapple – Travel Weekly

If you love pineapple and a visit to the Sunshine Coast, we have absolutely amazing news for you. Visit Sunshine Coast has partnered with Pure Gold Pineapples to give away free money for a visit to Sunshine Coast this month. Anyone who buys a Pure Gold Pineapple and enters the competition during this time can […]

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US new home sales just plunged to pandemic-era lows

Image source: Getty Images After a banner year for home prices, home sales are beginning to slow as rising mortgage rates and high home prices impact demand. Sales of new single-family homes fell at a seasonally-adjusted annual rate of 591,000 units in April, according to a report from the US Census Bureau and the Department […]

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Will it help fight gun violence?

Payton Gendron and Salvador Rolando Ramos, the suspects in the Buffalo and Ulvade High School shootings, were both 18 when they purchased the assault weapons used in the attacks. Experts say more states and the federal government need to pass laws raising the gun purchase age to 21 As America reels from a series of […]