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2 hrs ago | Star Phoenix
The Opposition NDP has introduced a private member's bill in the Saskatchewan legislature that the party says would establish minimum care standards for seniors homes.
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6 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant
The days of Chinese developers snatching up premium properties with record-breaking offers are coming to an end as cooling measures bite and sale prices are squeezed, ending the reign of a handful of "land kings" in the world's second-largest economy.
7 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com
Hiring skidded in December and January to roughly half its average monthly pace of last year.
12 hrs ago | Star Tribune
A surging stock market and rebounding home prices boosted Americans' wealth to a record in the final three months of last year, though both trends have slowed so far in 2014.
12 hrs ago | Mississippi Business Journal
Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday that the average rate for the 30-year loan declined to 4.28 percent from 4.37 percent last week.
16 hrs ago | Asbury Park Press
The number of people seeking U.S. unemployment benefits dropped 26,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 323,000, the lowest level in three months as layoffs remain at pre-recession levels.
The median price of single-family homes sold in King County fell in February to $405,400, the second month in a row of decline.
Rebounding auto sales and improving home sales and construction are good evidence that the Federal Reserve 's super-easy monetary policy is boosting the U.S. economy, a top Fed official told a group of students on Wednesday.
Kirk Rohrig is concerned he may soon join the growing ranks of Americans shut out of the housing recovery and the financial benefits that spring from it.
The House voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to approve bipartisan legislation that would block dramatic increases in premiums paid by some property owners covered under the federal flood insurance program.
The Northeast Association of Realtors reported last week that sales of single-family homes in the 15-community region it covers along I-495, from Boxford to Littleton, totaled 188 in January, or 13.3 percent higher than had been sold in the same month a year earlier.
The prices of luxury homes in the Sacramento area continue to soar. As of now, home sales are up 87% in the area.
The economy often absorbs the impact of snowstorms, such as this week's storm , without much trouble, but this winter the weather is doing more damage than usual.
Home sales in Vancouver picked up in February compared with both January and the same month a year ago, coming in 2,530, the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver says.
Selling a home can take months, a big reason why home prices are among the most lagging of economic indicators.
U.S. home prices rose in January after three months of declines. A tight supply of homes might have helped boost prices and offset sales slowed by cold weather.