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Wednesday Jun 29 | via Whidbey News-Times
When Naoma Howard moved to Whidbey Island last year, several things shocked her - the beauty of the landscape, a welcoming community and the great two-bedroom apartment she found in Oak Harbor. "I've never paid this much for rent that didn't include utilities," Howard said. Comment?
May 18, 2016 | via South Whidbey Record
Fast or slow Internet speeds can be a deal breaker for South Whidbey real estate agents. Candace Jordan with John L. Scott in Langley estimated that 90 percent of her customers inquire about Internet speed, a testament to the pull web speeds have with people looking to buy on South Whidbey. Comment?
May 11, 2016 | via South Whidbey Record
Housing continued to be tight last month in Island County, with only 412 active listings for homes, down 20 percent from 515 in April 2015, according to numbers released last week by the Northwest Multiple Listing Service. The median price among closed home sales was $283,000, up 13 percent from last April's $250,000. Comment?
May 11, 2016 | via Whidbey News-Times
Island County ranked fifth among Washington state counties when it comes to spending its property-tax dollars most effectively, according to a recent assessment by SmartAsset, a New York City-based analysis firm that analyzes complex financial matters including student loans, mortgages and refinancing. The quality of the county's schools, the crime rate and the property-tax rate all factored into the ranking, giving Island County an "overall value index" of 42.47. Comment?
Apr 9, 2016 | via South Whidbey Record
With housing prices continuing a small but steady appreciation in value, the competition among potential buyers within the housing market is also getting competitive, and homeowners are looking to take advantage of a healthy sellers market. The cost of a median single-family home in Island County rose from $387,000 in March 2015 to $389,450 in March 2016, according to the Northwest Multiple Listing Service . Comment?
Tuesday Jul 5 | via Housing Wire
Home prices in May are up both monthly and annually, according to the Home Price Index and HPI Forecast released today by CoreLogic. Overall, home prices, including distressed sales, increased by 5.9% from last year, and 1.6% from April, according to the CoreLogic HPI. Comment?
Friday Jul 1 | via Mortgage News Daily
Bottom Right Default State Name: Delaware State Name underscore: Delaware State Name dash: Delaware State Name lower underscore: delaware State Name lower dash: delaware State Name lower: delaware State Abbreviation: DE State Abbreviation Lower: de It is a continuously updated stream of news from around the web Visit throughout the day for the latest breaking news. Fischer Says Fed Must Wait and See Brexit Impact on U.S. Bloomberg U.S. central bankers will take time to judge whether the U.K. vote to leave the European Union affects the outlook for the U.S. economy, said Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer. Comment?
Wednesday Jun 29 | via The Spokesman-Review
Just inside the big iron gates to Greenwood Memorial Terrace stands the Enloe family mausoleum. The structure itself is fairly simple, but it is surrounded by a number of trees, shrubs and flowers, creating a beautifully landscaped monument of remembrance to area pioneer Eugene Enloe and his family. Comment?
Jun 27, 2016 | via The Spokesman-Review
Panic over Great Britain's startling vote to exit the European Union sent global financial markets skidding anew Monday, with shock waves felt from Shanghai to Wall Street. The British pound touched 1985 levels against the U.S. dollar. Comment?
Jun 27, 2016 | via Housing Wire
Home prices increased in April, hitting just 2.9% below their peak in June 2006, according to a recent report by Black Knight Financial Services . The median home price in April rose to $260,000, an increase of 5.4% from last year, and 1% from last month. Comment?
5 min ago | via Bridgwater Mercury
Pre-tax profits at Barclays have tumbled 21% to A 2.06 billion in the first half of the year. The lender also booked a A 400 million charge for payment protection insurance in the second quarter, taking its total provisions to A 7.8 billion. Comment?
9 min ago | via Bexhill Observer
Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Half of over-45 South-East homeowners see property as key to their retirement income plans but is there enough house to go around? Long term growth in UK house prices and homeowners' lasting attachment to their homes mean over-45s in the South-East are turning attention towards property wealth to help manage their finances and boost retirement incomes, according to the latest Aviva Real Retirement Report. Comment?
18 min ago | via Denver Post
The proportion of U.S. households that own homes has matched its lowest level in 51 years - evidence that rising property prices, high rents and stagnant pay have made it hard for many to buy. Just 62.9 percent of households owned a home in the April-June quarter this year, a decrease from 63.4 percent 12 months ago, the Census Bureau said Thursday. Comment?
24 min ago | via The Orange County Register
I was very troubled when my oldest daughter, who is in graduate school outside of the state, told me she wonders if she will ever be able to afford to move back to California and buy a home with prices in the Golden State being what they are. Come rain or shine, I'm retiring by my 94th birthday. Comment?
26 min ago | via Live Charts
London stocks were expected to open little changed on Friday after the Bank of Japan's latest policy measures left investors disappointed. The FTSE 100 was set to open two points lower than Thursday's close at 6,719. Comment?
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