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Friday May 15 | via Business Journal
There were 6,624 closed sales in the Washington area in April 2015. This is 11.3 percent more home sales than last April and marks the seventh consecutive month with a year-over-year increase. Comment?
Thursday May 7 | via Hampton Roads Daily Press
Home sales in Hampton Roads and across the state are showing signs of continued growth and strength - signs that region's housing market is climbing out from the depths of the Great Recession. Realtors in Virginia sold 19,298 homes during the first quarter of 2015, according to a recent report by the Virginia Association of Realtors. Comment?
Tuesday Apr 28 | via Hampton Roads Daily Press
They have wide open spaces, access to major population and job centers - and in Hampton Roads, appear to be growing the fastest. Suburbs continue to be most popular with first- and second-time home buyers in the region, according to area real estate agents. Comment?
Apr 17, 2015 | via Hampton Roads Daily Press
The owner of Gallery at Military Circle mall in Norfolk is behind on the loan it used to buy the property in 2004, and a company hired to protect investors decided to foreclose, The Virginian-Pilot reports. The 45-year-old mall has already lost major anchors JCPenney and Sears and the owner owes more on the property than it is worth. Comment?
Apr 7, 2015 | via Natl. Relocation & Real Estate
RISMEDIA, April 7, 2015-CENTURY 21 New Millennium real estate professionals will be featuring homes for sale across the metro region during the weekend of April 18 and 19, 2015. This coordinated event will showcase pre-selected homes throughout Maryland, Washington, D.C., and Virginia. Comment?
9 hrs ago | via Northern Life
The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation expects the housing market in Greater Sudbury to trend slightly lower this year and remain stable in 2016. File photo Housing starts in the city are expected to trend slightly lower to 240 units 2015 and then remain relatively stable at 230 units in 2016, CMHC forecasts. Comment?
28 min ago | via AndhraNews
Zephyr Real Estate agent, Patricia Ryan, represented buyers in the recent purchase of San Francisco's Firehouse 43. The famed historical structure may look familiar because it was the residence of Mia Thermopolis in the 2001 Top Box Office film, The Princess Diaries. Built in 1911, the Excelsior firehouse was originally designed for horse-drawn fire wagons. Comment?
34 min ago | via Ottawa Business Journal
Renters in Ottawa will have more options, housing starts will drop and the resale market will remain relatively flat over the next several months, the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation said Monday. "Housing demand will remain steady in Ottawa in 2015 despite soft job growth, due to low mortgage rates and prices that are affordable for the average household," CMHC market analyst Anne-Marie Shaker said in a statement. Comment?
34 min ago | via Seeking Alpha
Long-term bond investment had an impressive 2014 to the supremacy of risk-off trade sentiments in the wake of global growth concerns. On the other hand, short-term bonds had a rather tepid show last year on speculations that the Fed would hike interest rates soon. Comment?
49 min ago | via Benzinga
The SPDR S&P 500 ETF overcame the inertia of a sideways trading range to break out to new all-time highs last week. These gains came at the behest of a renewed commitment from the FOMC to hold off on any immediate interest rate hikes until growth factors improve later on in the year. Comment?
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