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  1. The Lynda Steele Show: What is "shadow flipping" and how does it work?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | CKNW News Talk 980

    The controversial real estate technique was uncovered in a bombshell Globe and Mail investigation this weekend, and has renewed the debate over what's driving housing prices in Vancouver. It allows realtors and investors to flip a property multiple times before a sale is even complete, jacking up the price along the way.


  2. B.C. to investigate profiteering by Vancouver realtorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Globe and Mail

    ... of a Globe and Mail investigation into how real estate agents are profiting from speculation in Vancouver's hot housing market. "We are trying to ensure that agencies like the Real Estate Council representing the people in the industry will regulate ...


  3. More Housing - Especially the Affordable Kind - Is Exactly What the Westside NeedsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | StreetsBlog.org

    L.A. City Councilmember Mike Bonin has begun championing the redevelopment of an obsolete Metro bus yard in his district into something that the westside of L.A. County is desperately short of: affordable housing. The 3.5 acres of prime Venice land - located at Sunset and Main - is a mere stone's throw away from the Boardwalk in one of the most expensive real estate markets in the country, which is exactly why Bonin, who also sits on the Metro board of directors, says this is the spot for affordable housing.


  4. Making it easier to buy a first home in California: Guest commentaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Pasadena Star-News

    California is routinely ranked as one of the most expensive places to live in the nation, mostly due to our state's sky-high housing costs. In fact, the average price of a California home is roughly $440,000, more than double the national average of $179,000.


  5. And You Thought the Housing Market in Northern Colorado Was BadRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | KUAD-FM Windsor

    Colorado is an expensive place to live when it comes to property compared to other parts of the nation, there is no doubt about it. According to Zilliow, the median home price in Fort Collins is $313,400, Loveland's median is$ 273,000 and Greeley comes in at $202,000.


  6. Fitch Rates Alvin ISD, TX Series 2016 ULT Schoolhouse & Rfdg Bonds 'AAA' PSF/'AA' UnderlyingRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | Information Technology

    ... same time period; the district's current population is estimated at about 135,000. Data indicate that the district's housing market continues to perform well, with ongoing new starts and housing prices continuing to trend up. Nonetheless, only about ...


  7. B.C. real estate council to investigate shadow flipping of Vancouver homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | CBC News

    The NDP is calling for an inquiry into shadow flipping, warning the practice is contributing to residents being priced out of the city's housing market. The Real Estate Council of B.C. is appointing an independent committee to investigate allegations of shadow flipping in Vancouver's hot housing market, according to B.C. cabinet minister Peter Fassbender.


  8. Realtor: Too many luxury homes in Greenwich, too few condosRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Greenwich Citizen

    This property located at 11 Riversville Road in the Glenville area of Greenwich is listed by DouglasElliman Real Estate for $2.3 million. Rob Vannucchi, DouglasElliman executive vice president for Connecticut, said the 4,200 square foot home is "a lot of home for the money" in the current Greenwich housing market where home prices have been decllining.


  9. Jobs Report Disappoints - Market UpdateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Mortgage News

    ... index measures applications at mortgage lenders. This is a leading indicator for single-family home sales and housing construction. Jobless Claims (8:30 a.m. ET) - New unemployment claims are compiled weekly to show the number of individuals who ...


  10. Kentucky Science Center ranked 5th top children's museumRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | WLKY-TV Louisville

    The Kentucky Science Center is getting national attention for being among the top children's museum in the country, according to a vacation rental website. A top search engine for vacation rentals, Tripping.com , ranked the museum fifth among children's museum in the nation.


  11. Atlanta Real Estate Team Finishes No. 1 in 30189 Zip CodeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | PR Log

    ... market." With metro Atlanta coming in at No. 5 on both the Fortune and DailyFinance.com lists of the top 10 hottest housing markets to watch in 2016, sales are expected to be brisk and could match or exceed the records set in the Atlanta real estate ...


  12. Williamson County home sales rise in JanuaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Williamson Herald

    ... inventory in Williamson County stood at 1,470 units at the end of January, indicating a 4.5-month supply of housing in the area. This marks a decrease from the 5. 5 months' supply for the same period in 2015, but improved from the three-month supply ...


  13. Here's The Thing About First NiagaraRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Seeking Alpha

    The stock has pulled back heavily in recent months but I am not a buyer due to efficiency concerns but the yield warrants holding the name. When I discussed some time ago in an in depth article on First Niagara Financial Group , I predicted that it was likely the company would be seeing strong loan, deposit and earnings growth in 2015 and beyond, and that performance would pick up once interest rates began to rise.


  14. 'Property Brothers' urge caution in hot housing marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | GlobalNews

    Drew and Jonathan Scott live in Las Vegas, but the Property Brothers stars still invest in real estate in their hometown of Vancouver where red-hot home sales and prices show few signs of cooling. "The big thing is we're seeing a lot of these houses that are selling for a million over list," said Drew, a real estate expert who scouts and negotiates fixer-upper homes on the hit W Network series.


  15. Manhattan real estate: What's nextRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | AEI

    ... a staggering 14.94% real annual return. One should remember though that, unlike empty land, condos provide housing, thereby allowing the investor to save on rent. What is next for Manhattan land values? The law of supply and demand tells us that the ...


  16. Australian market set to open lowerRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | West Australian

    The Australian market looks set to open lower after Wall Street sank sharply amid worries about interest rates and persistent fears of a global slowdown. In local economic news on Tuesday, the ANZ-Roy Morgan weekly consumer confidence survey, the National Australia Bank's monthly business survey for January and the Housing Industry Association's new home sales figures for December are all due out.


  17. Seasonal Slowdown: Six More Weeks of Winter or an Early SpringRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Natl. Relocation & Real Estate

    ... These factors appear to be compounding the traditional wintry effect by adding to the overall uncertainty of the housing market, likely scaring off potential buyers, and driving overall demand downward. What remains to be seen, however, is just how ...


  18. Maui considers amending vacation rental rulesRead the original story

    Monday Feb 8 | West Hawaii Today

    The Maui News reports a bill would allow a six-month grace period for residents who may otherwise have faced a five-year ban on renting their properties for not having gone through the county's process, established in 2012. The bill makes other adjustments, like increasing the number of vacation rentals that can be permitted in one area before an application is sent to the planning commission for approval.


  19. Is San Francisco in a housing bubble?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | Housing Wire

    San Francisco often ranks among the "hottest" housing markets due to its rapidly rising housing prices. In the last month alone, San Francisco appeared on three separate lists of the " hottest " or " strongest " housing markets for 2016.


  20. United Development Funding IV Responds to Hedge Fund AttackRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | GlobeNewswire

    GRAPEVINE, Texas, Feb. 08, 2016 -- United Development Funding IV released the following statement from its Chief Executive Officer, Hollis M. Greenlaw, on its website www.udfiv.com : "On February 5, 2016, after launching a website containing multiple false and misleading statements about our company and management team, a Dallas-based hedge fund has confirmed they have built a significant short position in UDF IV. We direct you to our initial response filed with the SEC on December 14, 2015.