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Thursday | via US News & World Report
Summer's in full-swing, but travelers may soon be thinking twice about a trip to New York. State lawmakers recently decided to crack down on online advertising for home-sharing, punishing people who allow guests to spend the night in their apartments with $1,000 fines. Comment?
Saturday Jul 9 | via The Honolulu Advertiser
I'm a mother of two children. My daughter will be a junior at Boston University and my son will be a junior at Kapaa High School. Comment?
Jun 9, 2016 | 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?
Jun 9, 2016 | 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?
Tuesday Jul 19 | via West Hawaii Today
Scott Bradley, an HPA alumnus, was appointed chairman of the Board of Trustees at Hawaii Preparatory Academy effective earlier this month on July 1. He is serving a two-year term, succeeding Gregory R. Mooers, who will remain on the board as vice chair. Bradley, who joined the HPA board in 2012, is president of Bradley Properties, Ltd. and co-managing director of RT, LLC. "This is an exciting time in the history of HPA," said Bradley. Comment?
Thursday Jul 14 | via West Hawaii Today
U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz implored the Federal Trade Commission Wednesday to investigate commercial use of the burgeoning short-term rental market on websites like Airbnb and VRBO, citing specific concerns of housing shortages, subsequent rent hikes, illegally zoned or maintained properties and discriminatory practices. Schatz , along with Sens. Dianne Feinstein and Elizabeth Warren , drafted a letter to FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez requesting studies be conducted to provide more clarity on the matter. 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?
12 min ago | via Independent.ie
Five homeless families who were due to be evicted from a Dublin hotel won the right to stay in the hotel until August 1. Five homeless families who were due to be evicted from a Dublin hotel won the right to stay in the hotel until August 1. Five homeless families who were due to be evicted from a Dublin hotel won the right to stay in the hotel until August 1. The Lynam's Hotel on O'Connell Street which is currently being used as emergency accommodation for homeless families has gone into receivership and families are worried about where to go next. Comment?
22 min ago | via Lowell Sun
The Northeast Association of Realtors' Young Professionals Committee recently received a $1,500 Placemaking micro-grant from the National Association of Realtors. The NEAR's Young Professionals Committee used the grant to improve a corner of the Aiken Street park in Lowell with a new picnic area for the Spindle City Corp. New railroad ties were laid to help hold the fresh stone, then five new picnic tables were installed. Comment?
31 min ago | via The Motley Fool
Medical bills are the leading cause of U.S. bankruptcies. Here's how you can be smart and avoid the financial ruin that an unexpected illness can cause. Comment?
40 min ago | via The Guardian
As a father, mother or grandparent who has done well in life, you have probably considered giving financial gifts to your adult children or grandchildren while you are still alive instead of, or in addition to, providing an inheritance to them when you are gone. There are certainly benefits to doing that -- for your beneficiaries a and for you. Comment?
54 min ago | via Business Law Prof Blog
After the Supreme Court decided Dura Pharmaceuticals, Inc. v. Broudo , 544 US 336 , a circuit split developed as to how plaintiffs can satisfy the element of loss causation in a Section 10 action. Comment?
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