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Farmer City Real Estate News

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  • Citic's decision to edge away from housing market pa...

    10 min ago | via South China Morning Post 

    'Morale in the [housing] industry has dipped extremely fast', Stanley Ching, Citic's senior managing director, tells South China Morning Post Hong Kong's Citic Capital, one of the biggest real estate investors in China, insists its decision to withdraw from the red-hot housing market and focus more on commercial sites over the past two years is reaping rewards, as Chinese central government efforts continue to ease runaway prices and tighten mortgage credit. Citic officials say the U-turn is linked to those two factors, but also that it foresaw a strong correction on the way, in a market where prices have been on hyper-drive for years.

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  • Is Big Data Changing the Real Estate Industry Forever?

    38 min ago | via Information Technology 

    When you look at a staple industry like real estate, it's challenging to imagine any trend producing significant change across the board. But when you study the role of big data, it's hard to see it as anything other than a catalytic force for positive transformation.

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  • Half of Canadian homeowners say cannabis use will hu...

    56 min ago | via Telegram 

    More than half of Canadian homeowners recently surveyed say they would be less likely to consider a property if they knew cannabis had been grown inside, according to a poll released Tuesday. Real estate listings company Zoocasa, which commissioned the study, found that 52 per cent of homeowners would think twice about buying a home that had been used to grow even a legal amount of marijuana.

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  • Mortgage queries line up

    1 hr ago | via Bangkok Post 

    Potential buyers scan a display of available houses at a Bangkok expo. Lenders are attempting to convince the Bank of Thailand to delay its planned mandatory slowdown of mortgage lending on Jan 1. Commercial mortgage lenders plan to propose that the Bank of Thailand focus on curbing mortgage lending for third and subsequent home purchases, delaying stricter measures intended for a wider market that were to be implemented in early January.

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  • Home ownership subsidies should be rejected

    1 hr ago | via Scoop 

    Taxpayers' Union Economist Joe Ascroft says "The Salvation Army is right when they say housing costs are a big issue for thousands of families around the country, but the solution to that is reforming the RMA - which acts like a regulatory tax - so the construction of new homes is easier and cheaper." "If housing supply is constrained by regulations, subsidies will just cause price growth to accelerate, which would benefit existing home owners at the cost to hard-working taxpayers."

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