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  1. Reserve Bank's hands tied as wage growth hits new record lowRead the original story w/Photo

    27 min ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    Private-sector wage growth has slid to a record low of just 1.8 per cent, throwing into doubt budget projections and confounding the Reserve Bank, which would prefer not to have to cut interest rates again and run the risk of reigniting house prices. Reserve Bank governor Philip Lowe identified house prices as a block on further interest-rate cuts on Wednesday, telling a business gathering that he hoped current rates would "generate stronger growth and we can avoid a further upward pressure on housing prices".

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  2. Russ Lyon Sotheby's shares its 16 highest-selling residential properties from 2016Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Business Journal

    Scottsdale-based Russ Lyon Sotheby's International Realty posted a record for the year with $3.1 billion in sales, according to a company news release.

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  3. China home prices continue to stabilizeRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    China's red-hot property market in major cities has continued to stabilize after authorities took a series of measures to contain price rise, according to an official survey Wednesday. Of 70 large and medium-sized cities surveyed, 45 saw prices for new residential housing climb month on month in January, down from 46 in December and 55 in November, according to the National Bureau of Statistics .

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  4. China's January home prices continue to coolRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    Fourteen of 15 Chinese cities recorded declines or unchanged prices in new homes in January, with Guangzhou remaining as the sole holdout China's residential property market continued to lose heat in January, with 14 out of 15 cities under the government's scrutiny reporting declining or unchanged prices, in the latest evidence that the state's heavy-handed curbs on speculative purchases are showing effect. Shanghai's prices of new homes fell 0.1 per cent in January, compared with December, according to data by the National Statistics Bureau, while Beijing prices were unchanged.

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  5. The Landmark Pinnacle: Panoramic views from London's tallest residential towerRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    Construction is underway on a 75-story residential tower in the heart of London's Docklands. When it opens in 2020, The Landmark Pinnacle will be the tallest residential building in London, offering spectacular views over the city and the River Thames and convenient access to one of the city's major financial districts.

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  6. Home Depot sees profit growth on strong housing marketRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | O-R Online

    ... sales and profit during the fourth quarter, as rising home prices and low mortgage rates continued lifting a healthy housing market. The home improvement retailer also announced it was raising its dividend. The Atlanta-based home-improvement ...

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  7. PRECIOUS-Gold prices steady as investors look for rate hike clues from FedRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Reuters

    Feb 22 Gold held firm on Wednesday after falling as much as 1 percent the session before, with investors waiting for minutes from the Federal Reserve's last meeting for clues on the timing of interest rate hikes. FUNDAMENTALS * Spot gold was steady at $1,236 per ounce at 0054 GMT, while U.S. gold futures fell 0.1 percent to $1,237.

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  8. METALS-Copper steadies as U.S. dollar slipsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Reuters

    Feb 22 Copper steadied in early trading on Wednesday, after slipping overnight, as a weaker U.S. dollar limited profit taking. * Three-month copper on the London Metal Exchange was flat at $6,060 a tonne by 0100 GMT after dropping 0.2 percent the previous session.

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  9. Colorado concrete firm goes CanadianRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Denver Post

    A Canadian firm has acquired Milliken-based Bestway Concrete Co., one of the northern Front Range's largest providers of concrete and aggregates. "This is our entry position into Colorado and we are very excited about it.

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  10. January Home Sales in WisconsinRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WOZZ-FM Appleton

    January usually isn't a stellar sales month for Wisconsin's Realtors, but overall, a spokesperson says the trend upward continues. "So if you compare this January to last January, we're up about 1.7%," said Clark.

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  11. China Home Prices Rise in Fewest Cities in a Year Amid CurbsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Bloomberg

    China home prices increased last month in the fewest cities in a year, signaling property curbs to deflate a potential housing bubble are taking effect. New-home prices, excluding government-subsidized housing, gained last month in 45 of the 70 cities tracked by the government, down from 46 in December, the National Bureau of Statistics said Wednesday.

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  12. 3CR Global Properties Appoints Executive Services DirectorRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | PR Log

    Feb. 21, 2017 - PRLog -- 3CR Global Properties, a 3Chix Realty Company, has promoted Lesley Chachere to the position of Executive Services Director. Previously Mrs. Chachere was the Transaction Coordinator and Executive Assistant for the Baton Rouge and New Orleans team of real estate consultants.

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  13. Viewpoint: Homeowners, stay put - better days are comingRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Centretown News

    The latest data on Canadian housing prices will surely leave Centretown homeowners, who have long drooled over the red-hot gains in other metropolitan real estate markets, disappointed. According to the Teranet-National Bank House Price Index released this month, Toronto led all cities in yearly gains with a 20.9-per-cent surge in prices, followed by Hamilton at 17.6 per cent, Victoria at 17.1 per cent and Vancouver at 16.4 per cent.

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  14. Here's why cities inflate their housing bubbles until they can't inflate them anymoreRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    "Let's drop the pretense. The Toronto housing market and the many cities surrounding it are in a housing bubble," Bank of Montreal Chief Economist Doug Porter told clients in a note last week.

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  15. Five neighborhoods for first-time homebuyersRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | TheDenverChannel

    ... Larimer, Lincoln, Logan, Morgan, Park, Phillips, Sedgwick, Washington, Weld DENVER It's no secret that Denver's housing market is a competitive one, and that can be intimidating for first-time buyers. Homes in the city's most desirable neighborhoods ...

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  16. Read StoryRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | MyFoxNY

    ... courtesy of the federal government to Long Island, New York and New Jersey," Schumer said. Deductions help make housing less costly, he said. A few thousand dollars in return each year adds up. Economist Dr. Martin Cantor said it could also impact ...

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  17. Grants lost as home prices rise in RichmondRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Richmond News

    Real estate is, as it is elsewhere in the Lower Mainland, a hot issue in the area. Hamilton stands to gain 7,000 people under the Official Community Plan passed in 2014 by Richmond City Council.

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  18. Luxury home listings are way overpricedRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... Miller, CEO of real estate appraisal firm Miller Samuel , in his newsletter . It doesn't mean the luxury end of the housing market is suddenly recovering, but "that the property was significantly overpriced, to begin with, and after a lengthy ...

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  19. UPDATE 1-Australia's Stockland posts profit rise as home prices push sector higherRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Reuters

    Feb 22 Australian diversified real estate investment trust Stockland Corp Ltd posted a 7.8 percent rise in underlying earnings after record turnover in its residential business, especially from the booming east coast. Stockland said funds from operations, which it added replaces underlying profit as its primary earnings metric, rose to A$369 million .

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  20. The Pearl Antonacci Group Receives The Prestigious Diamond Award At Lang Realty's Annual CeremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | PR Log

    Led by Brian Pearl and Vini Antonacci, The Pearl Antonacci Group was recently honored at Lang Realty's annual awards brunch in Ballenisles Country Club in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. The Team was awarded the coveted Diamond Award, Lang Realty's highest award given, for their superior sales achievements in 2016.

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