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  • 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...
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    Entry-level home borrowers are kept out of the market as credit remains tight
    New home sales dropped 14.5 percent to a 384,000 annualized pace in April, the weakest since July, according to Commerce Department data. The slump was concentrated in homes priced less than $300,000; entry-level home borrowers were kept out of...
  • Housing needs a social worker
    Housing needs a social worker
    The New York City Housing Authority is seeking to hire a social worker for its' Re-entry Pilot Program, in the Family Services Department in the Family Services Support Unit. The selected candidate will serve as a Family Case Manager. The New...
  • Housing moratorium II
    City of Minneapolis Enacts Housing Construction Agreement
    The Minneapolis City Council has been on the job for four months but has already faced one of its greatest tests since taking office in January. This issue took the form of housing teardowns in several neighborhoods in southwest Minneapolis....
  • Center Line Policy Alert 042914
    City works on HUD guaranteed money for 2014-15 housing programs
    The City of San Diego is ready to fund programs to get low income families in affordable homes and help San Diegans get back into housing after they lose a home. Monday, the city council approved the fiscal year 2014-15 action plan for using...
  • Cabinetry
    Shopping at Your Local Habitat ReStore
    Spring is here, somewhere, and if you’re ready to design a new look for your home or office here are a couple of ways that may benefit you and help your local community. Redesigning on a budget is key and while there are many options to...