Eleele Real Estate News
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Thursday Jun 9 | via Housing Wire
Buyers who use down payment assistance programs are saving an average of $17,766 over the life of the loan, according to a report released Thursday by RealtyTrac , a source for comprehensive housing data, and Down Payment Resource , a web-based software company with a mission to connect people with hard-to-find financial resources. The report analyzed the impact of down payment assistance programs on the cost of buying a home, including the down payment and monthly house payments for a median-priced home in 513 counties nationwide. Comment?
Thursday Jun 9 | via GlobeSt.com
RealtyTrac , the nation's leading source for comprehensive housing data, today released a joint report with Down Payment Resource analyzing the impact of down payment assistance on the cost of buying a home. The report found that buyers using available down payment assistance programs can save an average of $17,766 representing 41% of a year's wages compared to buyers who do not use down payment assistance. Comment?
Mar 26, 2016 | via The News-Review
How would you like to explore Hawaii's newest island? My wife, Carol, and I recently investigated it and so can you. Each of the Hawaiian Islands appeared as undersea volcanic eruptions broke the surface of the Pacific Ocean. Comment?
Mar 23, 2016 | via West Hawaii Today
Hawaii lawmakers have made changes to a controversial bill aimed at simplifying tax collections for vacation rentals to prevent the operations from being run illegally. The legislation as it stands would let online lodging service Airbnb and similar companies collect general excise and transient accommodation taxes on behalf of hosts and pay the money to the state, The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported . Comment?
Feb 24, 2016 | via Gallup.com
One in four Hawaii residents are satisfied with "the availability of good, affordable housing" where they live, half as many as in the next lowest states -- California, New York and Vermont, all with 50% satisfaction. Wisconsin , Georgia and Idaho residents have the highest levels of housing satisfaction. Comment?
Dec 16, 2015 | via China Daily
It seemed to me that Hawaii - over my 18-year romance with the rainbow state - would always remain the same laid back, peaceful and slow-moving paradise it has always been. However, on my recent business trip to Honolulu I got a whole new perspective: Hawaiians are recalibrating their Asia strategy by moving China to the top of their to-do-business-with list. Comment?
Dec 2, 2015 | via West Hawaii Today
Between 2008 and 2015, mainland buyers purchased more homes in Hawaii County than anywhere else in the state, according to a new report. All told, 31.8 percent of Hawaii home sales to mainlanders were on the Big Island, totaling 10,456. Comment?
8 min ago | via Daily Mail
As Melbourne land values skyrocket, homeowners are combining their properties to sell them as a block and achieve higher prices. Zoning rules have allowed mutli-residential development and apartment blocks to change the face of suburbs, and Melbournians are cashing in. Comment?
11 min ago | via Warrington Guardian
Military personnel will be able to keep their motor insurance no claims bonus for up to three years and not pay cancellation fees if they are posted overseas at short notice, the Ministry of Defence has said. The move is in response to a situation in which some members of the Armed Forces deployed overseas have been losing their no claims discounts when they return to the UK. Comment?
20 min ago | via Rocky Mount Telegram
Stocks plunged 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?
38 min ago | via Daily Mail
Taylor and Tom's VERY Swift romance: Now smitten singer whisks Hiddleston to the UK on her private jet to spend 24 hours with his mother Kindergarten teacher, 35, is shot dead at her parents' house 'by the mother of her estranged husband while her young sons were waiting in the car outside 'We won't stop until we find this traitor': Muhammad Ali's son SLAMS 'family member trying to sell secret footage of boxer's funeral for $1million' NYC man who spent 20 years in prison for a murder he says he didn't commit asks judge to leave the case OPEN and that he should be fully exonerated Humbled by his arrogance: A highly able leader who rescued Britain's economy, David Cameron was ultimately ruined by a lack of conviction and poor judgement, says MAX HASTINGS 'Why should I do the hard s***?' Cameron 'told aides he'd rather quit now than spend six months working on Brexit only to hand over to ... (more) Comment?
47 min ago | via New York Post
A nutty New Yorker is living rent-free in the West Village in a couple of junk-filled vehicles that he parks a few blocks from the Hudson River, while his neighbors shell out sky-high rents and mortgages. "I'm not the cuckoo one living in the truck. Comment?
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