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ACT government stamp duty reprieve extended for buyers buying off-plan properties up to $600,000

The ACT government extended its stamp duty regime by waiving stamp duty on off-plan property purchases up to $600,000. Key points: Median ACT home prices rose 22.5% in the 12 months to September 2021 Stamp duty reprieve hoped to help first-time home buyers, downsizers The government has acknowledged that there remains a lack of housing […]

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Shawnee is weighing the option of limiting one-room home rentals

SHAWNEE, Kan. —The Shawnee City Council may soon consider changing the city’s code to combat a new housing trend. Community Development Director Doug Allmon said city staff have discovered a trend where single-family homes are being purchased and converted to rental units with multiple individual tenants. Allmon said that in these houses, people rent separate […]

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Federal National Mortgage Association: Consumption and existing home sales improved in January, but headwinds for the economy and housing have intensified since then

Key points to remember: Gross Domestic Product (GDP), adjusted for inflation, rose at a seasonally adjusted annualized rate (SAR) of 7.0% in the fourth quarter of 2021, according to the second estimate from the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA), an increase of one tenth from the preliminary […]

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Oakland Co. home sales continue to smash records, despite seasonal decline – The Oakland Press

According to the report you read, January residential home sales in Oakland County slowed 8.8% for closed and pending sales according to RealCompi.e. 13.4% according to Re/MAX of Southeast Michigan. The differences, said Jeanette Schneider, president of Troy-based RE/MAX in southeastern Michigan, depend on the day the numbers are counted for each report’s month, as […]

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2021 has been a ‘fantastic year’ for home sales despite low inventory and high prices: RE/MAX

The housing market in 2021 was the busiest ever, according to a new RE/MAX report, with a record number of homes being sold at a blistering pace. (iStock) According to the last National Housing Report RE/MAX. But motivated buyers overcame those challenges to make 2021 the busiest year for home sales in the study’s 14-year […]

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Are single-family home rentals on the rise?

With the housing shortage driving up costs, single-family rentals are seen as the next opportunity by some investors. But what does this mean for home buyers? During the pandemic, many people left urban areas for the suburbs. But ask anyone who’s been looking for a home in the last year and they’ll tell you it’s […]

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Houston #1 in the United States for home sales in planned communities

In a way, the Houston metro area reigns supreme over planned communities. According to a investigation by real estate consulting firm RCLCO, one-fifth of the nation’s 50 best-selling planned communities last year were in the Houston metro area. In this category, Houston ranks first out of all the metropolitan areas represented on the list. Collectively, […]

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Summerlin ranks 3rd nationally for new home sales in 2021

RCLCO RANKS SUMMERLIN® #3 NATIONALLY FOR NEW HOME SALES IN 2021 LAS VEGAS, NEV. – The Prime Planned Community (MPC) of Summerlin®, a development of The Howard Hughes Corporation® (NYSE: HHC), ranked #3 for the fourth consecutive year in RCLCO’s National New Home Sales Report in 2021. Summerlin is once again Nevada’s highest-ranked MPC on […]

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Greater Palm Beach area home sales experience record year in 2021

E-mail Sign up for our free weekly newsletter Driven by waves of Northeast and West Coast buyers Palm Beach County real estate broke its record for the most home sales in just 11 months, according to the Miami Association of Realtors, as the November 2021 sales total pushed the market above the former standard. Total […]

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Home sales continue to climb in November as prices rise

The median selling price of existing homes rose 13.9% year-over-year to $ 353,900. Getty Existing home sales rose a modest 1.9% in November, once again pushing prices up and reducing inventory, according to the National Association of Realtors. The median price of existing homes for all housing types in November was $ 353,900, up 13.9% […]

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Rising Rates May Not Slow Home Sales, Says First U.S. Model of Potential Home Sales

SANTA ANA, Calif .– (COMMERCIAL THREAD) –First American Financial Corporation (NYSE: FAF), a leading global provider of title insurance, settlement services and risk management solutions for real estate transactions, today released First American’s exclusive home sales potential sales model for the month of November 2021 The potential home sales model measures what the healthy level […]

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Maine home sales continue downward trend in November as prices continue to rise

Home sales in Maine fell for the fifth straight month in November, following a downward trend that was driven by a continued rise in costs across the state. The 1,808 homes sold posted a 7.99% decline last month compared to November 2020, while the median sale price of an existing single-family home hit $300,000 last […]

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Existing home sales data continues to outperform

However, before getting into this report, I need to explain why so many people missed out on this surge in demand in the second half of 2021. It’s the same reason I’ve given for many years: American bears hosting generally addicts can I do not read the data correctly, and the mortgage purchase application data […]

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RSAR Releases November 2021 Existing Home Sales Report

The Reno/Sparks Association of REALTORS® (RSAR) today released its November 2021 report on existing home sales in Reno/Sparks and Fernley, including the median sale price and number of home sales in the area. region. RSAR obtains its information from the Northern Nevada Regional Multiple Listing Service. During the month of November, RSAR saw… The median […]

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Real estate company makes $ 3 billion in home sales

Wilmington-based residential real estate firm Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage surpassed $ 3 billion in closed sales for 2021 on Monday, officials said. The milestone includes sales outside of the Cape Fear Tri-County area, in New Hanover, Brunswick and Pender counties, with Onslow, Carteret and Craven counties sales also being part of the mix. The […]

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New home sales peak in 6 months

New home sales in October rose a modest 0.4% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 745,000 after a furious September. After rising double-digit in September 2021, sales of new single-family homes slowed significantly in October, increasing a modest 0.4% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 745,000, the US Census said on Wednesday. Office […]

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U.S. home sales edged up in October, as prices continue to rise

Existing home sales, which include single-family homes, townhouses, condominiums and co-ops, were up 0.8% month over month. After slowing down during the summer, sales revived in September, which saw a monthly increase of 7%. Year over year, home sales were down 5.8% from October 2020, marking the cyclical peak of the pandemic spike in home […]

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Existing home sales increase slightly, but inventories are tightening again

Sales of existing homes increased in October, second consecutive month of growth. The National Association of Realtors® (NAR) said sales of used single-family homes, townhouses, condos and co-op apartments were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 6.34 million units. That rate was 0.8% higher than the 6.290 million rate in September, but 5.8% lower […]

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Mixed house sales figures for October – bizwest

The cities of Boulder Valley and northern Colorado experienced mixed results for home sales prices during the month of October. The region’s multiple listing service, Loveland-based Information and Real Estate Services LLC, released October figures on Monday. Those whose median prices increased from the previous month include Boulder and Loveland. Those down were Estes Park, […]

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Home sales in September in Maine fell as prices continued to climb sharply

Sales of existing single-family homes in Maine slowed for the third consecutive month from a year earlier, indicating a moderation in the warm housing market, although prices continued to rise, according to data released Thursday by the Maine Association of Realtors. . The 2,067 homes sold were down 9.7% last month from September 2020, while […]

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Do Solar Panels Increase Home Value? Understanding Solar Home Sales

Over the past decade, more and more potential buyers are willing to pay more for homes equipped with photovoltaic (PV) panels. The energy savings associated with solar, as well as the growing interest in environmental sustainability, are among the reasons why. But the size of this premium and the potential energy savings generated by a […]

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RSAR Releases September 2021 Existing Home Sales Report (Sponsored)

Better market information RENO, Nevada (October 2021) – The Reno / Sparks Association of REALTORS® (RSAR) today released its September 2021 report on existing home sales in Reno / Sparks and Fernley, including the median sale price and the number of home sales in the area. RSAR obtains its information from the Northern Nevada Regional […]

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SWIFT HOMES, a Chicago-based home buying company, offers quick cash deals to homeowners in Alabama, Georgia, and North Carolina.

A Chicago-based home buying company offers quick cash deals to homeowners in Alabama, Georgia, and North Carolina. (CHICAGO, Illinois) – NEWS: Chicago-based Swift Homes is one of the largest cash home buyers in the Southern United States. Help homeowners sell their residential properties quickly for optimum value. Swift Homes buys homes as is, making the […]

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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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California home sales continue to slow in July

E-mail Sign up for our free weekly newsletter According to the California Association of Realtors, the California real estate market slowed for the third consecutive month in July 2021 as home sales and prices eased from the tight market conditions seen over the past year, while staying above pre-pandemic levels. Closed escrow sales of existing […]

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Blackstone bets $ 6 billion on suburban home rentals in the United States

“It is clear that tenant demand is still robust, resulting in a significant increase in real estate cash flow,” said Jeff Langbaum, analyst at Bloomberg Intelligence. “Smart people with smart money want to get a share of it.” Investors such as Brookfield Asset Management Inc., Nuveen Real Estate and the asset management arm of JPMorgan […]

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Single family home rentals hit the market in Fort Worth

A hybrid residential development concept is ready to open in the Fort Worth market. Pheonix, developer based in Arizona NexMetro Communities intends to move over 500 homes to three different neighborhoods in Fort Worth over the next year. Luxury residential developments will offer features similar to typical housing plans, such as private courtyards, porches, high […]

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Single-family home rentals are coming back – but with a twist

KKR also invests in the home rental strategy in its credit and real estate businesses, said Daniel Pietrzak, partner and co-head of private credit at KKR. “Our real estate and private lending strategies have worked together on opportunities in single-family rental housing, with a strong focus on both strategies to continue to find new opportunities […]

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Single-family home rentals excel in the pandemic

Stay-at-home orders related to the COVI / D-19 pandemic have not dampened rental demand for single-family homes, executives from two REITs said in recent first-quarter earnings calls. Dallas Turner, president and CEO of Invitation Homes, said occupancy hit a record 97.2% in April as the company increased its access to working capital and suspended research […]

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This Seattle-based startup is offering big discounts on home rentals, but only if you accept a room from Airbnb

Hannah Exner (left) and Sam Joselyn in the living room of their home in Westlake rented from Seattle startup Loftium, which offers people discounts on housing they accept to host Airbnb guests. (Photo GeekWire / Taylor Soper) It sounded like a scam. When Hannah Exner and Sam Joselyn spotted an ad for an artisan house […]

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Home rentals rise as buyers sit on the sidelines

Real estate agent Marisa Bowe often helps families moving to Houston find homes to rent while they get to know the city and decide where they would like to buy. “But it’s funny,” she said of her current clients, “it’s more people who moved last year, filled their one-year leases, but still aren’t all of […]

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Single-family home rentals are hot after the recession

PITTSFORD, NY – Apartment living brought Bill and Jennifer Schumacher together, the two neighbors meeting while living in the same apartment complex in the Philadelphia area. When Jennifer received a job offer in the Rochester, NY area, the couple were okay with moving, but they didn’t have much time and they knew they didn’t want […]