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ft.com - George Hammond in London - Is the UK's booming housing market heading for a bust?
Is the UK's booming housing market heading for a bust?
Financial Times

In April, with the UK in coronavirus lockdown and the property market frozen, estate agent Savills predicted that house prices would fall by 5 to 10 per cent in the short term. The consensus among experts at the time was that the number of house…

businessinsider.com - Taylor Borden - How 2020 broke the housing market, inventory could actually run out
How 2020 broke the housing market, inventory could actually run out
Business Insider

The hottest pandemic purchase is a house, as more and more Americans take advantage of low mortgage rates to attain spacious backyards and more comfortable work-from-home locales. Existing home sales, which have trended upward for the last 3 months…

sbsun.com - Contributed Content - How the coronavirus economy is impacting the housing market
How the coronavirus economy is impacting the housing market
San Bernardino Sun

By Manfred Keil and Robert Kleinhenz | Inland Empire Economic Partnership On Sept. 16, the Director of the Center for Disease Control, Dr. Robert Redfield, was asked by Sen. John Kennedy, R-LA, when a vaccine against the coronavirus would be…

simplifyingthemarket.com - KCM Crew - Housing Market on Track to Beat Last Year's Success
Housing Market on Track to Beat Last Year's Success
Real Estate with Keeping Current Matters

Back in March, as the nation's economy was shut down because of the coronavirus, many were predicting the real estate market would face a major collapse. Some forecasts called for a 15-20% decline in transactions. However, six months later, it…

cnbc.com - Jordan Novet - San Francisco housing has cooled as some flee the city, but demand is still there
San Francisco housing has cooled as some flee the city, but demand is still there
CNBC

Published Sun, Sep 27 2020 9:53 AM EDT San Francisco housing inventory is at its highest in years, and residences are sitting on the market longer and getting fewer bids than they did a year ago. The coronavirus pandemic, which eliminated many of…

nhpr.org - Todd Bookman - COVID-19, Mortgage Rates Create N.H. Housing Market 'Feeding Frenzy'
COVID-19, Mortgage Rates Create N.H. Housing Market 'Feeding Frenzy'
New Hampshire Public Radio

A few weeks ago, Liza Widdop and her kids visited Concord. Visiting from out of state, they walked around the neighborhoods, trying to find their next home. But with no ‘For Sale' signs in sight, they left letters at potential houses…

thisismoney.co.uk - First-time buyers frozen out of housing market
First-time buyers frozen out of housing market
This is Money

Existing homeowners have overtaken first-time buyers as the biggest source of demand in the housing market. Online estate agent Zoopla said the change had resulted from the coronavirus pandemic as younger families had been increasingly shut out by…

businessinsider.com.au - Taylor Borden - How 2020 broke the housing market: So many homes are selling that we could run out of new houses in months
How 2020 broke the housing market: So many homes are selling that we could run out of new houses in months
Business Insider

John M Lund/Getty ImagesA house is the most desirable get amid the coronavirus pandemic, but the US is barreling toward an inventory shortage and affordability crisis that will make homeownership unattainable. The hottest pandemic purchase is a…

financialpost.com - Haider-Moranis Bulletin - The road to housing affordability is paved with more housing construction
The road to housing affordability is paved with more housing construction
Financial Post

Canadians and real estate experts agree that housing has become increasingly expensive over the years, but what causes prices or rents to rise and how to address shelter cost inflation lacks consensus. Two poles of divergent views have emerged. One…

oregonlive.com - Noelle Crombie | The Oregonian/OregonLive - Southern Oregon wildfire razes close-knit Latino community, thousands face housing crisis
Southern Oregon wildfire razes close-knit Latino community, thousands face housing crisis
oregonlive

It would have been easy to miss the neighborhood tucked behind a car lot along Oregon 99 on the outskirts of Medford. A plain yellow sign on the side of the highway marked the entrance. Inside, the snug collection of trailer homes sat along a…

housingnews.org.ng - Onoja Johnson - Context is key with 2020 housing market data
Context is key with 2020 housing market data
Housing

Biggest concern for housing is that real home prices could take off Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn…

theguardian.com - Guardian staff reporter - Top economists say boosting social housing and jobseeker key to Australia's prosperity
Top economists say boosting social housing and jobseeker key to Australia's prosperity
The Guardian

Overwhelmingly, Australia's leading economists want the budget to boost social housing and the jobseeker unemployment benefit rather than bring forward personal income tax cuts. The 49 eminent economists who responded to Conversation-Economic…

oregonlive.com - Ted Sickinger| The Oregonian/OregonLive - Almeda fire's destruction of mobile home parks exacerbates Rogue Valley's affordable housing shortage
Almeda fire's destruction of mobile home parks exacerbates Rogue Valley's affordable housing shortage
oregonlive

When the wind-driven Almeda fire ripped up the Highway 99 corridor on Sept 8, Luke and Nichole Andre were at their jobs in Ashland and unable to return to their mobile home on the outskirts of Phoenix. “All we had was the clothes on our…

hometone.org - Dr Prem Community Writer - 4 Ways to Find Housing Deals That Aren't on the Market
4 Ways to Find Housing Deals That Aren't on the Market
HomeTone.org

Whether you're looking to buy a house as your primary residence or you want to add an investment property to your portfolio, sometimes the best deals are the ones that aren't even on the market. The question is, how do you find them? The process of…

archdaily.com - Christele Harrouk - Mayor of London Launches Housing Design App to Transform Construction
Mayor of London Launches Housing Design App to Transform Construction
ArchDaily

Mayor of London Launches Housing Design App to Transform Construction In order to assist the city of London and encourage constructions after Covid-19, the Mayor of London, with tech-led design practice Bryden Wood and leading residential…

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