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Chart of the Day: Cincinnati residential real estate market keeps improving

In June, there were 2,450 closings in Southwest Ohio, which includes Hamilton, Butler, Warren and Clermont counties, up from 2,334 a year ago.

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Related Topix: Real Estate

Thu Jul 31, 2014

San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Sales of Californiaa s million dollar homes at 7-year high

The Golden State's million dollar housing market sparkled in the second quarter of the year as high-end sales hit their highest level in seven years, a market tracker said Thursday.

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Related Topix: Irvine, CA, California, Manhattan Beach, CA, Los Angeles, CA, Westwood (Los Angeles, CA)

Contra Costa Times

Pricey home sales hit record in Bay Area

There was a time when a million dollar home was something families drove by on a Sunday outing to get a glimpse of how rich folks lived.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, Santa Clara County, CA, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Rock102online.com

Williston faces teacher shortage ahead of new term

Williston Public School District No. 1 is looking to fill 18 open teacher spots just weeks before the start of the school year.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

Bellingham Herald

Average US 30-year mortgage rate at 4.12 percent

Mortgage company Freddie Mac said Thursday that the nationwide average for a 30-year loan slipped to 4.12 percent from 4.13 percent last week.

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Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance, Home

CBC News

Too many condos cause housing market slump in Montreal

Too many condos and not enough sales have created a housing market slump in Montreal, says one Remax real-estate agent.

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Related Topix: Real Estate, Home Listing, Home

Curbed

Developments: Condo Sales in Sag Harbor Are Smokin' Hot

News comes yesterday from the two major condo developments in Sag Harbor, Watchcase and Harbor's Edge , that sales are very strong.

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Related Topix: Sag Harbor, NY, Real Estate

Wed Jul 30, 2014

KING-TV Seattle

Sizzling tech economy is fueling urban renaissance

As the digital revolution broadens and deepens, tech has emerged as a mighty force creating jobs, spurring redevelopment of once-blighted urban cores, and giving cities an economic and cultural jolt.

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Related Topix: Computers, Trulia, Startups, Bernal Heights (San Francisco, CA)

Business Journal

Top Q2 metro Denver luxury home sales

The most expensive home sold in metro Denver during the second quarter was a split-level home complete with a pool and a few acres of land.

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Related Topix: Denver, CO, Cherry Hills Village, CO, Englewood, CO

TheFrontSteps

Case-Shiller Home Price Index Update For The San Francisco Bay Area

The Case-Shiller Index report for May 2014 for the 5-county San Francisco Metro Statistical Area was released the other day, showing another small bump in home prices from April to May. The aggregate or total index is now up approximately 55% since the market recovery began in early 2012.

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Related Topix: Mathematics, Science, San Mateo County, CA, San Mateo, CA, Alameda, CA

SFGate

S.F. tenants rally, sue over evictions for vacation rentals

Residents leave their house during a campaign in association with the San Francisco Tenants Union where protesters posted signs on apartments along Mason Street where the previous tenants had been evicted, due to the Ellis Act, and the current occupants are renting the space using VRBO on July 29th 2014.

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NEWS.com.au

House prices to rise 10% in 2014: HSBC

HOUSE prices are expected to soar 10 per cent this year, but the Reserve Bank may need to start hiking rates in 2015 to prevent a dangerous bubble emerging.

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Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance, Home

NorthJersey.com

Million-dollar U.S. housing loans surge to record

Banks are handing out mortgages of as much as $10 million to the wealthy in record numbers while first-time home buyers struggle to get loans.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, New York, California, California Government, Brentwood (Los Angeles, CA)

Tue Jul 29, 2014

National Mortgage News

Home Prices in 20 U.S. Cities Rose at Slower Pace in May

Residential real estate prices rose in the 12 months ended May at the slowest pace in more than a year as a lull in the U.S. housing market limits appreciation.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Cleveland, NY

Reuters

U.S. home prices down in May, but consumer confidence strong

U.S. single-family home prices fell unexpectedly in May, declining for the first time in more than two years in the latest signal of the wobbly state of the housing market.

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Related Topix: Reuters, Financial Markets

Detroit Free Press

Metro Detroit home prices rose 12% in May from 2013

Piles of dirt sit next to an available lot as workers continue construction on houses at Stonegate West built by Pulte in Orion Township in April.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI

Daily Journal

US home price gains slow for 6th straight month

U.S. home prices rose in May from a year earlier at the weakest pace in 15 months as sales remain modest in the spring buying season.

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Related Topix: Tampa, FL, Mortgage, Personal Finance

KMIZ

Home price increases continue at slower pace

The S&P/Case-Shiller home price index, a closely watched measure of home values.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Foreclosures

Bellingham Herald

Home prices rise, sales down slightly in June

The Massachusetts Association of Realtors reported Tuesday that the median price for a single-family home was $365,000 in June, compared to $351,000 in June 2013, a 4 percent increase.

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Related Topix: Real Estate

Brandon Sun

TSX to advance amid mixed earnings; traders look to housing, consumer data

The Toronto stock market looked set for a higher open Tuesday as traders digest earnings news and await U.S. data on home prices and consumer confidence.

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Related Topix: Talisman Energy, Energy, Oil & Gas, Barrick Gold, Mining

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