Hampton Real Estate News
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Oct 25, 2016 | via Bank Rate
No matter how strongly you feel about Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump, Gary Johnson or Jill Stein, their yard signs are not compatible with your "House For Sale" sign. "One of the most basic rules when selling a house is to neutralize it," says Perry Pilgrim, principal broker for Abbitt Realty Co. Comment?
Oct 21, 2016 | via Hampton Roads Daily Press
A Baltimore-based real estate firm has bought the Newmarket South Shopping Center, one of the first of its kind on the Peninsula, for $11 million, real estate brokers Cushman & Wakefield/Thalhimer's said. The firm, Americas Realty, owns more than 100 shopping centers in 18 states, its website reports. Comment?
Oct 19, 2016 | via Hampton Roads Daily Press
Home sales on the Peninsula had a better September than last year, with a 15 percent boost in homes sold and a 28 percent increase in pending sales, according to broker-provided data from the Hampton Roads Real Estate Information Network. On the Peninsula, the report showed Hampton experienced the most home sales with 187 units, marking a 19 percent increase, comparing September year over year. Comment?
Sep 14, 2016 | via Hampton Roads Daily Press
Peninsula home sales were up 25 percent in August compared to the same month in 2015, according to the latest housing report. Hampton sold the most homes on the Peninsula in August with 194 homes sold for a 47 percent increase year over year - the highest increase of the region's major cities, according to the Hampton Roads Real Estate Information Network Inc.'s monthly report. Comment?
Aug 17, 2016 | via Hampton Roads Daily Press
Despite little growth in the Hampton Roads economy this year, retail sales, hotel revenue, the housing market and employment should continue to improve in the third quarter over last year, according to Old Dominion University's Economic Forecasting Project. ODU economists expect third-quarter nonagricultural employment to tick up 1.1 percent over the same period last year with growth in construction, professional and business services and health care services. Comment?
Tuesday | via ARLnow.com
This regularly-scheduled sponsored Q&A column is written by Eli Tucker, Arlington-based Realtor and Rosslyn resident. Please submit your questions to him via email for response in future columns . Comment?
Wednesday Nov 30 | via Powhatan Today
The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond's District consists of Virginia, Maryland, the District of Columbia, North Carolina, South Carolina and most of West Virginia: "We have received mixed signals on economic activity since the previous Beige Book report. While Hurricane Matthew caused evacuations, flooding, and temporary shut-downs in some coastal areas, most sources reported that areas were rebuilding in recent weeks and activity was returning to normal. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 29 | via Powhatan Today
Donald Trump's choice for Commerce secretary has a history of revitalizing failing industries like steel and coal. As a Wall Street banker, Wilbur Ross Jr. helped Trump salvage his business empire in the early 1990s before launching a career in the private equity industry. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 16 | via Powhatan Today
The National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo builder sentiment index released Wednesday was unchanged at 63. That's two points below September's reading, which was the highest in nearly a year, and up one point from a year ago. Readings above 50 indicate more builders view sales conditions as good rather than poor. Comment?
Monday Nov 7 | via Powhatan Today
Virginia Credit Union is offering a voice identification technology to identify members, improve customer service and guard against fraud. The service is not a recording but rather a digital print of a person's voice. Comment?
8 min ago | via OregonLive.com
Portlanders struggling to afford their housing have migrated to the city's outskirts and suburbs over the past decade, new Census data show. Households that spend more than 30 percent of their income on housing, a traditional measure of affordability, are becoming increasingly concentrated in certain neighborhoods. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 29 | via Bluffton Today
A South Carolina man suspected of being a serial killer was formally charged with three additional counts of murder Monday for bodies found buried on his land. The murder warrants against Todd Kohlhepp weren't a surprise. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 29 | via Seeking Alpha
The focus is on OPEC, for which an agreement remains elusive, and on South Korea, where the president has offered to resign. The US dollar correctly lowered yesterday, but most of the selling was over by the end of the Asian session, and the greenback steadied in Europe and North America. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 29 | via This Is Money
In our new series Money Pit Stop, we ask an investing expert to give one of our readers a free portfolio makeover. This week, a 27-year-old describes his ambitions, how he invests now and asks for some tips. Comment?
Thursday Nov 17 | via The Now Newspaper
A sudden rise in interest rates could cause house prices to plummet on average 30 per cent nationally, according to stress tests performed by Canada's federal housing agency released Thursday. Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. said it studied the impact of two interest rate hikes - a one percentage point increase over one quarter this year, followed by a 1.4 percentage point rise during one quarter next year. Comment?
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