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  • Gen Con apologizes for the 2015 housing registration mess
    Gen Con apologizes for the 2015 housing registration mess
    Gen Con apologized today for a less-than-stellar experience with its housing registration system.After last year’s debacle when the housing system collapsed under the load of so many attendees trying to book a hotel, Gen Con took steps to...
  • California Homebuilding Foundation
    Karen McCaffrey appointed to California Homebuilding Foundation board
    Karen McCaffrey, Vice President of McCaffrey Homes, a leading homebuilder based in Fresno, Calif., has been appointed to serve a three-year term on the board of trustees of the California Homebuilding Foundation (CHF).Founded in 1978, the...
  • MOHTC feeding
    The homeless did not do it to themselves
    “We have homelessness, hopelessness, loss of faith, hunger, poverty, mental and physical disease right here at home,” Gus Martinez explained. “We do not stand against helping nations in need, we are just standing up for those in...
  • Retirement center offers planning guide on what to do with your house
    Retirement center offers planning guide on what to do with your house
    The Center for Retirement Research at Boston College says you basically have two options on how to use your home for income -- downsize or get a reverse mortgage.The center discusses the pros and cons of each in a new planning guide titled &ldquo...
  • Funds awarded to help Veteran homelessness
    Funds awarded to help Veteran homelessness
    Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert A. McDonald announced, today $207 million in grants to Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) program, to be put toward helping an additional 70,000 homeless and at-risk Veterans and their families....
  • What Inhibits Renters From Purchasing A Home?
    What Inhibits Renters From Purchasing A Home?
    The homeownership rate in the United States has fallen in recent years. Is it that renters today simply do not want to own because of changed attitudes toward housing? Or are they prevented from entering home ownership by factors such as low...
  • New Home Project
    New Home Sales In San Diego?
    San Diego’s new home real estate market is reminiscent of the old Abbott and Costello movie, “Who’s on first.” It is difficult to figure out a positive direction for the market.This is causing chaos for many potential home...
  • Delta housing development lacking greenspace
    Delta townhouse project still of concern to residents
    A controversial Delta development on 47A Avenue and 48B Street is still receiving opposition even after scaling down its height from 5 storeys to3 storeys.Nearby residents again came outto a Public Information meeting yesterday evening to hear,...
  • How Much House Will You Be Able To Afford
    Should you buy a home today?
    The Housing Affordability Index factors in mortgage rates, housing values, and income data to determine whether a typical American family can afford to purchase a median-priced home.The higher the index value, the higher the affordability.A...
  • Home, sweet home.
    Slight downtrend noted in Portland Metro, Eugene real estate market
    AMonday RMLS report reflecting a shrinking distressed property inventory for Q2 2014 was just one more indicator of a slightly retracting housing market. While distressed property inventory and sales are down in 2014, so is conventional housing...
  • Buffalo
    The Most Affordable Cities in the United States: Forbes
    With all the lists about the best and the most, the list that may very well be the most important to people in these times is the list of cities are the most affordable in the United States. Sure, it’s great to know which places are the best...
  • Anti Immigration rally
    LA mayor houses immigrants instead of homeless
    The immigration debate has taken another turn in Los Angeles, with homeless activists criticizing Mayor Eric Garcettion Tuesday for providing housing to aliens. It seems that despite being unable to support a quarter of a million homeless people,...
  • U.S.HOME FLIPPING DOWN TO 3.7 PERCENT OF ALL SALES IN FIRST QUARTER
    U.S.HOME FLIPPING DOWN TO 3.7 PERCENT OF ALL SALES IN FIRST QUARTER
    Realty Trac's Q1 2014 U.S. Home Flipping Reportshows 3.7 percent of all U.S. single family home sales were flips — where a home is purchased and subsequently sold again within six months — in the first quarter of 2014, down from 4...
  • Santo Domng de Guzman in Oaxaca City
    Oaxaca City a favorite expatriate community where rental discrimination abounds
    Colonial Oaxaca City is not only one of the safest states in Mexico but one of the most beautiful cities the country has to offer. Known for its excellent and unique indigenous cuisine, the city is lined with colonial-styled buildings and cobbled...
  •  MILLER’S GRANT
    MILLER’S GRANT CELEBRATES NATIONAL SENIOR HEALTH & FITNESS DAY
    On Wednesday, May 28, 2014, The Lutheran Village at MILLER’S GRANT, a planned not-for-profit continuing care retirement community in Ellicott City, MD celebrated the 21st Annual National Senior Health & Fitness Day, established by Mature...