Akutan Real Estate News

Akutan Real Estate News

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  • British Columbia slaps 15% tax on foreign buyers of ...

    1 hr ago | via The Japan Times 

    British Columbia announced Monday it will impose a 15 percent tax on foreigners who buy residential property in Vancouver, a city with a housing shortage and soaring real estate prices. The tax - which will go into effect Aug. 2 - is the latest in a series of measures designed to rein in the area's overheated housing market, owed in part to an influx of foreign buyers.

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  • Spend the Night in a Former Caboose or a Church Inst...

    10 min ago | via KFQD-AM Anchorage 

    Who needs a hotel room when you can have your own personal windmill, caboose or church to vacation in? That's exactly what TripAdvisor Vacation Rentals had in mind when compiling this list of its top off-the-grid, outlandish and unconventional converted homes to rent. "A unique vacation rental is an easy and affordable way to make an otherwise ordinary trip feel remarkable and unforgettable," TripAdvisor Vacation Rentals spokesperson Laurel Greatrix told ABC News of the interesting new trend.

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  • Cash buyers are king - as 60pc of purchasers don't n...

    22 min ago | via Independent.ie 

    Cash buyers are dominating the housing market, with new figures showing that the proportion of such buyers has shot up - they now account for six out of 10 house and apartment purchases. Cash buyers are dominating the housing market, with new figures showing that the proportion of such buyers has shot up - they now account for six out of 10 house and apartment purchases.

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  • Reduction by new lender puts pressure on banks to cu...

    22 min ago | via Independent.ie 

    Pressure has mounted on banks to cut their variable mortgage costs after a new lender announced a large reduction in its interest rates. Pressure has mounted on banks to cut their variable mortgage costs after a new lender announced a large reduction in its interest rates.

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  • Realtors battle it out on TV

    29 min ago | via Castanet.net 

    In this show, five realtors compete with each other for the right to represent home sellers in the Kelowna area. Seller's Market follows local realtors Darryl Reuter, Luke Menkes, Dean Desrosiers, Marika Wolf and Amanda Westrheim as they vie, scheme and outwit each other for the right to sell listings.

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