Chapel Hill Real Estate News
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Friday Jul 22 | via Silicon Alley Insider
The lack of affordable homes is quickly becoming the next housing crisis, especially in cities in the West where the combination of too many buyers and not enough homes is pushing prices to unaffordable levels. Much of the blame has been levied on homebuilders who can't keep up with demand. Comment?
Saturday Jul 9 | via Bladen Journal
Habitat for Humanity of North Carolina's ambitious "SECU Habitat Mountain to the Sea Challenge" - to build a home in each of North Carolina's 100 counties - has gotten a major boost with a $450,000 grant from Oak Foundation. The grant will cover most of the administrative costs associated with the oversight of HHNC's $10 million partnership with the State Employees Credit Union Foundation , created early in 2015 to work with Habitat's 70 affiliates statewide. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 6 | via Independent Weekly
It's been about a decade since home prices peaked in the run-up to the housing catastrophe that nearly destroyed the American economy. In aggregate, the housing market has bounced all the way back, but as a recent analysis by The Washington Post found, the recovery has "exacerbated inequality, leaving behind many Americans of moderate means." Comment?
Mar 2, 2016 | via Independent Weekly
Name as it appears on the ballot: Renee Price Campaign Website: www.reneeprice2016.com Phone number: 919-593-1904 Email: [email protected] Years lived in Orange County: 23.5 1. What are the three most important issues facing Orange County? If elected, how would you address those issues? Please be specific. Orange County has several priority issues, and all are interrelated and interdependent. Comment?
Apr 25, 2016 | via CBS Atlanta
Newspaper publisher Gannett wants to buy Tribune Publishing for more than $388 million, in a deal that would give the owner of USA Today control of the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune and several other newspapers. A decision by wildlife authorities to allow expansion of the commercial oyster farming industry on New Jersey's Delaware Bay has some environmental groups worried. Comment?
16 hrs ago | via The London Free Press
This screenshot from a new website, Innclusive.com, shows the company's homepage. The founders of Innclusive.com started the vacation rentals website because of concerns about racism in the vacation rental industry, including travelers who said they'd experienced racism from Airbnb hosts. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 19 | via Business Journal
The cost of buying a home in North Carolina is slightly less than renting one, according to a GOBankingRates' survey. Comment?
Sunday Jul 17 | via Denver Post
This week we look at a woman that needs to dive into the deep end and sell her house ASAP! Jackie, 55, lives in Golden, in the house she built with her ex-husband and raised their family in together. Jackie and her husband divorced almost 10 years ago and her alimony, $6,000 per month, will end in 2018. Comment?
Sunday Jul 3 | via Daily Mail
Meet the family: As Taylor Swift is introduced to Tom Hiddleston's relatives, we reveal some of the fascinating characters lurking in the actor's family tree EXCLUSIVE: Heartbroken father of two daughters shot dead by their own mother arrives at their funeral alongside the fiance who was about to marry his eldest girl North Carolina mom whose nine-month-old son died after she left him in hot car for eight hours will NOT face charges Don't flush the loo roll and never finish your food or you'll seem rude: 25 potential culture shocks from around the world Police catch married female high school teacher having 'parking lot romp' with recent graduate, 18, who she had an 'ongoing sexual relationship with' Dirty work! Archaeologists unearth 87,000 artifacts including wig curlers and a punch bowl dating back to the American Revolution while digging up 250-year-old toilets in Philadelphia ... (more) Comment?
Thursday Jun 30 | via WZVN-TV Fort Myers
A federal judge is facing a deadline for deciding whether to block a new Indiana law banning abortions sought because of fetal genetic abnormalities. The government is urging owners of older Hondas and Acuras to stop driving them and get them repaired after tests found that their Takata air bag inflators are extremely dangerous. Comment?
10 min ago | via MacLeans
The debate over B.C.'s new tax on foreign buyers exposes how badly the Canadian economy needs ridiculously unsustainable house prices to keep rising A sold home is pictured in Vancouver, B.C., Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016. Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation says there is mounting evidence that house prices in a number of Canadian cities are out of whack with incomes and other economic fundamentals.The latest report from CMHC says there is evidence of overvaluation in nine of the 15 real estate markets included in the research. Comment?
19 min ago | via White Lake Beacon
The Federal Reserve is expected to make its monthly economic pronouncement later today, and most analysts think the key words once again will be "wait and see." With consumers spending and employers hiring more freely, the U.S. economy has fared better of late, but the Fed is expected to look for further gains before raising interest rates again. Comment?
36 min ago | via Independent Weekly
It's a chance to live vicariously through world-weary women who cast off their maternal shackles and let their fun flags fly. Realism doesn't matter when viewers are looking for an escape from reality, so if that means getting a hot rod and hotter guy - hey, go with it. Comment?
37 min ago | via Lowell Sun
Two organizations that track the real estate market say the median price of a single-family home in Massachusetts has reached its highest level ever. The Warren Group announced that the median price jumped to $372,000 in June, surpassing the previous high of $370,000 reached in August 2005. Comment?
46 min ago | via Westport Now
We are beginning to see more offers that include a "Hubbard clause" in Westport these days, and that may be because of the state of the market. Featured Home: This home at 33 Sherwood Drive is listed at $3.3 million. Comment?
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