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nytimes.com - Steven Kurutz - Burned by Hot Housing Market, Some Buyers Back Off
Burned by Hot Housing Market, Some Buyers Back Off
The New York Times

The first house was in Midvale, Utah — a three-bedroom, just over 2,100 square feet, listed for $479,000. Rob Ettaro and his girlfriend, Kaliana Veros, who had moved from western New York to Salt Lake City, drawn by career opportunities and…

bloomberg.com - Shelly Hagan - Cooler Housing Market Won't Hurt Canada's Recovery, CIBC Says
Cooler Housing Market Won't Hurt Canada's Recovery, CIBC Says
Bloomberg

Slowdown in home price growth shouldn't affect jobs in sector Business investment to pick up as vaccine-led recovery goes on Canada's hot housing market is showing early signs of a slowdown that may soften the industry's contribution to the economy…

globalnews.ca - aliciadraus - Red hot housing market in Nova Scotia becoming election issue for first-time buyers
Red hot housing market in Nova Scotia becoming election issue for first-time buyers
Global News

Halifax's real estate market is red hot. According to the Nova Scotia Association of REALTORS, home sales totaled a record 8,407 units over the first six months of the year. Story continues below advertisement Houses are selling within days, and…

lohud.com - Mario Marroquin, The Journal News - New York housing market: Sale prices way up, inventory way down, data shows
New York housing market: Sale prices way up, inventory way down, data shows
The Journal News

The housing market in the Empire State reached yet another milestone in June as sale prices increased while inventory continued to remain near a record low, according to data released Thursday. The New York State Association of Realtors reported…

theglobeandmail.com - Even if prices fall, the era of affordable houses in Canada seems to be done
Even if prices fall, the era of affordable houses in Canada seems to be done
The Globe and Mail

This is how Canada's housing market cools: from the white-hot intensity of a thousand suns to merely scorching. National sales figures for June pegged the average resale home price at $679,051, down from a little over $688,000 in May and an…

barrons.com - Randall W. Forsyth - The Housing Market Is on Fire. The Fed Is Stoking the Flames.
The Housing Market Is on Fire. The Fed Is Stoking the Flames.
Barron's

Driving with one foot on the brake and the other pressing the gas pedal to the floor. That describes the housing market, with the Federal Reserve pumping fuel into the system while supply and affordability constraints slow things down. At the very…

financialpost.com - Bloomberg News - Cooler housing market won't hurt Canada's recovery: CIBC
Cooler housing market won't hurt Canada's recovery: CIBC
financialpost

Canada's hot housing market is showing early signs of a slowdown that may soften the industry's contribution to the economy — but not enough to be a major concern, according to one bank economist. “Now that Canadians are leaving their…

stripes.com - Mover shortages, housing markets causing PCS frustrations for military families this summer, Army general says
Mover shortages, housing markets causing PCS frustrations for military families this summer, Army general says
Stars and Stripes

A shortage of moving personnel and a limited U.S. housing market has helped create obstacles and delays for some of the 54,000 soldiers scheduled to move to new installations during summer, an Army general said Thursday. The Army reported some 4%…

upi.com - Elizabeth Shim - North Korea state media mocks South's 'tragic' housing market
North Korea state media mocks South's 'tragic' housing market
UPI

July 23 (UPI) -- North Korea blasted South Korea's rising home prices Friday in a statement that claimed the Kim Jong Un regime's 'socialist system' was superior to the South's capitalist economy. Pyongyang propaganda service DPRK Today said that…

nytimes.com - Ronda Kaysen - Buy My House, But I'm Taking the Toilet
Buy My House, But I'm Taking the Toilet
The New York Times

In a housing market desperately short on inventory, with prices spiraling toward the heavens, sellers can demand almost anything these days. They can even take the toilets. Toilets, particularly expensive self-cleaning ones with bidets, are among…

theguardian.com - Guardian staff reporter - House of horror: Bath opens the world's first museum dedicated to Mary Shelley
House of horror: Bath opens the world's first museum dedicated to Mary Shelley
The Guardian

“Yes there's plenty of scope for bodies around here,” Stephen Clews, the Roman Baths & Pump Room manager chuckles. We're surveying the Abbey Churchyard square that fronts Bath's Pump Room and entranceway to the Roman Baths. Saxon…

bbc.co.uk - Shooting rocks restaurant not far from White House - BBC News
Shooting rocks restaurant not far from White House - BBC News
BBC

About 35,000 thousand people die each year in the US from gunshot wounds, or 100 people per day. That is higher by a factor of many, many times than virtually every other advanced industrial society. But for the most part, gunshots tend not to ring…

cbc.ca - Cassidy Chisholm - Village of Tatamagouche, N.S., rallies around homeless family to build them a house
Village of Tatamagouche, N.S., rallies around homeless family to build them a house
CBC

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share by Email A village in Colchester County, N.S., has rallied around a family who became homeless earlier this year by building them a house in a matter of weeks. 'Tatamagouche is a really amazing community and…

abc30.com - Elisa Navarro - New program set to help Latinos in competitive housing market
New program set to help Latinos in competitive housing market
ABC30 Fresno

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- Growing up as a first-generation Latina working in real estate, Mirna Garcia has seen and felt the disadvantages many Latinos face when buying a home. 'There is just a lot that has hindered the Latino community and we have…

mlive.com - Emily Bingham | ebingham@mlive.com - More Michigan state parks to offer tiny houses as camping alternative
More Michigan state parks to offer tiny houses as camping alternative
mlive

LANSING, MICH. -- Tiny houses are popping up at state parks and recreation areas across Michigan as part of the Department of Natural Resources' ongoing effort to broaden lodging options for campers. Waterloo Recreation Area, located in Chelsea…

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