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Accidental landlords — an unwelcome consequence of the housing market shock

As the housing market crashed and its rebound is still shutting out many, some Americans made accommodations that they might never have considered otherwise......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 14th, 2018

How Marin homeowners are cashing in on their homes without selling

In pricey Marin County, some homeowners are becoming "accidental" landlords to avoid selling their homes so they can capitalize on the hot housing market......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 2nd, 2018

"It’s A Warning Shot" - Hong Kong Dollar Spikes Highest Since 2003

A shock jump in the Hong Kong dollar. Rising interbank rates. Both moves are synonymous with limited liquidity, which is driving Hong Kong borrowing costs sky-high, and is a troubling sign for its bubbly housing market. The Ho.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 25th, 2018

Grappling with soaring housing costs, San Jose again enacts new rules for apartment landlords

The San Jose City Council once again tinkered with the city’s apartment rental regulations in hopes of protecting residents most vulnerable to the vicious market without encouraging landlords and developers to take their business elsewhere......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 25th, 2018

Seller’s Market in Housing Industry Shifts to Buyer’s Market

Existing home sales hi.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortune2 hr. 28 min. ago

US existing home sales fall sharply to 3-year low

The U.S. housing market has been stymied by a sharp rise in mortgage rates since 2016 as well as land and labor shortages......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbc2 hr. 59 min. ago

US Housing Market In Freefall As New Buyers Can"t Afford A Home

After NAHB's optimism rebounded sharply earlier this we.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedge3 hr. 14 min. ago

Economic Report: Existing-home sales fall for third-straight month, hit a 3-year low

Sales of previously-owned homes declined for the third month in a row, price growth is tepid, and properties aren’t flying off the market the way they used to - all signs of a cooling housing market. The question now is, will it perk up in the spring?.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch3 hr. 44 min. ago

Weekly mortgage applications rise 3.6%, a sign of hope for the spring homebuying season

Applications to purchase a home increased 2 percent for the week — the first uptick in four weeks — a sign of optimism in the housing market......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcFeb 20th, 2019

Stockland faces "challenging" residential real estate market

Mark Steinert, CEO of Stockland, says the biggest challenge in the Australian housing market is the contraction in credit......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcFeb 20th, 2019

Housing already in a slump. So it (probably) can"t cause a recession.

The United States has had 11 recessions since the end of World War II. All but two were preceded by a big decline in the housing market......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 19th, 2019

Housing already in a slump. So it (probably) can"t cause a recession.

The United States has had 11 recessions since the end of World War II. All but two were preceded by a big decline in the housing market......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 19th, 2019

Oakland"s boom left Fruitvale to the wayside. Not anymore

For years, only a few market-rate projects were developed in the Fruitvale. But it's ripe for fresh housing, developers say......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 19th, 2019

Ellie Mae (ELLI) Misses on Q4 Earnings, Inks Major Deal

Ellie Mae (ELLI) reports mixed Q4 results, which reflect the declining housing market. Its acquisiti.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytFeb 19th, 2019

Strong credit growth to continue in China: Barclays

Jian Chang of Barclays says infrastructure investment in China is likely to pick up and will help to offset a slowing housing market......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcFeb 19th, 2019

Citi in talks to buy Canary Wharf office building: source

Citigroup is in talks to buy the tower housing its European headquarters in London's Canary Wharf district, which is on the market with a price tag of around 1.2 billion pounds ($1.55 billion), a source familiar with the matter said......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 18th, 2019

Low Mortgage Rates Brighten Homebuilder ETFs" Outlook

The housing market has perked up ahead of the key spring selling season thanks to declining mortgage rates. Want the latest recommendations from Zacks Investment Research? Today, you can downloa.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytFeb 15th, 2019

Buyers Gaining Upper Hand in Housing Market

The inventory of homes for sale in the United States is growing slowly and is slightly higher now that it was a year ago. It's been four years since that's been true......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstFeb 14th, 2019

Outside the Box: 3 reasons why the housing market isn’t as strong as it seems

Continuing declines in mortgage applications and buyers will hurt the U.S. economy, writes Sanjiv Das......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 14th, 2019

Silicon Valley Has Nowhere to Grow

With unemployment in the region at 2.3%, the job market is at capacity, driving up salaries, pushing housing costs to the nation’s highest, and forcing some companies to add employees elsewhere......»»

Category: topSource: barronsFeb 14th, 2019

Another shutdown could inflict more lasting harm to housing programs, experts say

Section 8 housing requires certainty and stability for landlords but faces a political environment that provides neither......»»

Category: topSource: washpostFeb 12th, 2019