Lubec Real Estate News

Lubec Real Estate News

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  • Housing Starts Rise in August Amid Ongoing Affordabi...

    Thursday Sep 6 | via Nation's Building News 

    Total housing starts increased 9.2 percent in August to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.28 million units, according to newly released data from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Commerce Department. The August reading of 1.28 million is the number of housing units builders would start if they maintained this pace for the next 12 months.

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    Related Topix: Laplace, LA, Housing, Home, Home Building

  • Landlords to pay A 79m due to new shared housing lic...

    20 min ago | via This Is Money 

    Local authorities will collect a whopping A 79million from 77,000 landlords this month as new licensing rules come into effect, This is Money can reveal. HMO licensing - which stands for houses in multiple occupation - already applies to landlords who rent their properties to five or more tenants from two or more different households where the property is three or more storeys.

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    Related Topix: Home, Personal Finance, Mortgage, Mortgage

  • Lisbon targets problem property

    49 min ago | via Morning Journal 

    A vacant East Chestnut Street home that was the subject of neighbor complaints at several village council meetings this summer is on the fast track to possibly being acquired for demolition by the Columbiana County land bank program. Councilman Peter Wilson reported this week the property at 518 E. Chestnut St. was on the list of properties to be sold at a sheriff's sale scheduled for Oct. 9. The dilapidated condition of the long-vacant property was the focus of considerable discussion at council meetings in June and July and how it related to the village's inaction when it comes to enforcing the nuisance housing law.

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    Related Topix: Lisbon, OH, Columbiana County, OH, Foreclosures

  • We're All Speculators Now

    56 min ago | via LewRockwell.com 

    One of the most perverse consequences of the central banks "saving the world" is the destruction of low-risk investments: we're all speculators now, whether we know it or acknowledge it. The problem is very few of us have the expertise and experience to be successful speculators, i.e. successfully manage treacherously high-risk markets.

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    Related Topix: Financial Markets, Home, Home Buying, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Mortgage

  • 'Credit squeeze' slowing housing demand, brick maker...

    1 hr ago | via Sydney Morning Herald 

    The head of Australia's largest brick manufacturer is warning a squeeze on lending to investors is triggering a slowdown in housing construction activity, forcing building jobs to be pushed back or cancelled. Lindsay Partridge, the chief executive of building materials group Brickworks, said tighter bank lending controls had slashed personal borrowing capacity and were beginning to take a toll on the building market.

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    Related Topix: Mortgage, Personal Finance, Mortgage, Home, Housing

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