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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?
Apr 6, 2016 | via Whidbey News-Times
Pending residential sales dropped slightly in Island County last month, to 204, compared to 206 in March 2015, according to Northwest Multiple Listing Service numbers released Monday, April 4. That's a drop of 1 percent - far lower than the 4.5-percent average drop among the 23 Washington counties MLS surveys. Closed residential sales numbered 121, up 11 percent over last March's 109. Comment?
Yesterday | via Washington Examiner
OK, it's going to be a brutal campaign. "The Donald" always plays for keeps, with the jugular as the usual target. Comment?
May 21, 2016 | via Seattle Post-Intelligencer
This is a Thursday, April 14, 2016 file photo of Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne while speaking at a news conference during the the G5 Ministers of Finance meeting during the World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings in Washington. Britain's Treasury says house prices could fall by up to 18 percent if the country leaves the European Union - a claim dismissed as scaremongering by campaigners for a U.K. exit from the bloc. Comment?
Apr 25, 2016 | via The Spokesman-Review
The U.S. job market is healthy. The stock market is up. Home prices are rising. Yet as the Federal Reserve prepares to meet this week, it seems in no mood to resume raising interest rates from ultra-lows. Comment?
Apr 25, 2016 | via Seattle Post-Intelligencer
In this Wednesday, March 16, 2016, file photo, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks during a news conference after the Federal Open Market Committee meeting in Washington. Despite a healthy U.S. job market, with the global economy struggling and U.S. inflation still subpar, many economists see little likelihood of a rate hike even before the second half of the year. Comment?
Apr 16, 2016 | via Xinhuanet
Photo taken on Feb. 7, 2016 shows commercial residential buildings under construction in Nanning, capital of south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region. China's housing market continued to warm in February, with more thanhalf of surveyed major cities reporting month-on-month rises in new home prices. Comment?
4 min ago | via Daily Mail
Get out now! Furious EU leaders demand Britain makes quick exit from the EU as Prime Minister David Cameron resigns and global markets plummet over historic referendum vote to leave Europe PIERS MORGAN: No wonder Trump looks happy - Britain's exit from Europe should leave Hillary Clinton shaking in her boots and Donald knows it! Rating agency CUTS British credit outlook to 'negative' as European finance ministers say Brexit will limit British banks' access to EU markets It wasn't me! Obama shrugs off his humiliating failure to stop Britain quitting Europe by claiming 'globalization' was to blame for shock result Donald Trump says 'always wrong Obama' and Clinton pushed the British out of Europe by lecturing them to stay - and Americans will be next 'to take their country Brexit doesn't mean Hillary will lose the election, claims her campaign, after British ignored her demand they vote to ... (more) Comment?
4 min ago | via The Gazette
Wisconsin-based Continental Properties is seeking to walk away from an undeveloped, 11-acre portion of its Briargate Crossing retail center on the city's far northeast side, and instead flip the property to an Indiana apartment developer, according to documents submitted this week to the city's Land Use Review Division. Watermark Residential of Indianapolis, in turn, would develop a three-building, 243-unit apartment complex on the site, to be known as Watermark at Briargate, the documents show. Comment?
6 min ago | via Vallejo Times-Herald
Solano County remains the hottest real estate market in the United States, in a time of generally hot real estate markets, the latest Realtor.com report reveals, which is pretty sweet news for the Vallejo area, a local expert said. “Following the strongest spring in a decade, the residential real estate market has kicked off the summer with the hottest June in just as long, according to new data on inventory and demand on realtor.com,” according to a realtor.com news release. Comment?
7 min ago | via Chico Enterprise-Record
NEW YORK >> Stocks are plunging in the U.S. and worldwide Friday after Britain voted to leave the European Union. The result stunned investors, who reacted by rushing to the safety of gold and U.S. government bonds as they wondered what will come next for Britain, Europe and the global economy. Comment?
1 hr ago | via South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Ross plans to make upfront cash payments, no strings attached, to homeowners who hire him to sell their properties. The idea is to start with listings in Palm Beach and Broward counties and expand across the state. Comment?
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