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  1. Bank of Canada: Rates are last line of defense on household debtRead the original story

    9 min ago | Reuters

    Oct 10 Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz acknowledged on Saturday that rising high household debt represented a key vulnerability of Canada's financial system but said monetary policy should be the last line of defense in addressing it. The central bank chief said it was no surprise that low interest rates had caused people to take on more debt in the face of rising housing prices, as the low rates meant that the ratio of debt service to income was stable.


  2. California is the wildfire capital of the nationRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | San Bernardino County Sun

    We have some of the nation's highest housing costs, gas prices are high, we're in the middle of a four-year drought and companies constantly complain that this is one of the toughest places to do business. Those factors alone should be enough to give one pause.


  3. Recent home sales: Two $11 million sales in AthertonRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Almanac

    During a low week in sales , two homes sold for eight figures. They include the $11 million sales along Almendral Avenue in Atherton, which is quite the alliteration, and another $11 million sale along Juniper Drive in Atherton.


  4. Danske Bank: An Underfollowed Bank Trading At A DiscountRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    Every market day, we select up to 20 of our authors' top long and short ideas, exclusively for PRO subscribers. Danske Bank is Denmark's largest bank and has benefitted greatly from the economic and housing recovery of the past two years.


  5. Tripadvisor Lowered to "Buy" at Vetr Inc.Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

    They presently have a $76.60 price objective on the travel company's stock. Vetr 's price objective points to a potential upside of 12.68% from the stock's previous close.


  6. Home sale discounts greatest in OctoberRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | The Mecklenburg Times

    A recent study by RealtyTrac reveals the best times to buy a home and close a sale transaction. The study found the best month to close on the purchase of a home is October.


  7. PDX least affordable for construction workers: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Oregonian

    Portland ranked dead last among about 90 metro areas in a new report analyzing the number of homes within the budget of a typical construction worker. Only 9.2 percent of area listings are affordable on the median Portland construction worker's salary of $27,000, the real estate website Zillow found.


  8. How much is your home worth?Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Fox News

    You hear about home prices all the time. Just watch your local news and you'll hear how much the "average" home prices in your community are up or down compared to last month or last year.


  9. While Calif. Housing Market Improves, Affordability DeclinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Patch.com

    The California median home price is forecast to increase 3.2 percent to $491,300 in 2016, the slowest appreciation rate in five years. California's housing market will continue to improve into 2016, but a shortage of homes on the market and a crimp in housing affordability will persist as well, the California Association of Realtors said Thursday in its 2016 California Housing Market Forecast.


  10. People weren't supposed to be saving this much money - and now it's ...Read the original story

    5 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    This means that normal people who have a job and then decide what to do with their hard-earned money often make decisions that economists don't expect. The latest example is when, how much, and why people save money.


  11. East West Bancorp Rating Reiterated by BarclaysRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

    's stock had its "buy" rating reissued by stock analysts at Barclays in a note issued to investors on Friday, MarketBeat.Com reports. They currently have a $50.00 target price on the financial services provider's stock, down from their previous target price of $52.00.


  12. Ordinary old people are to blame for London's home price surge - NOT the super wealthyRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... research showed that nearly two-thirds of one-bedroom homes in London were bought with cash. In tandem, housing transactions have sunk by a third since before the credit crisis. Hamptons suggested in its report that the cash buyer surge is down to ...


  13. Cathy Day Joins RE/MAX Alliance GroupRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | PR.com

    Realtor Cathy Day has joined the Bradenton office of RE/MAX Alliance Group. Day has more than 15 years of real estate experience, specializing in new home sales.


  14. Home sales up more than 13% in AugustRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Observer

    Combined, closed sales of existing single-family homes in Chautauqua County rose 13.1 percent in August compared to a year ago, according to the housing market report released today by the Chautauqua-Cattaraugus Board of REALTORS. August pending sales jumped 10.2 percent compared to last August, while the median sales price remained the same.


  15. Hong Kong: Storm on the horizonRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Asia News Network

    Hong Kong's economic growth in the last decade was supported in the main by an inflow of mainland tourists that spurred retail sales, a booming home market fuelled by a loose monetary policy, and the city's strategic position as a re-exporter to the Chinese mainland. However, there is growing evidence that these external factors might not be sustained and the situation could potentially be reversed in the near term.


  16. Housing shortage in California expected to continueRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | San Bernardino County Sun

    California's housing market will continue to improve into 2016, but a housing shortage and a lack of affordability in some areas will also persist, according to the California Association of Realtors' 2016 California Housing Market Forecast. The forecast, released this week, sees an increase in existing home sales of 6.3 percent to reach 433,000 units next year, up from the projected 2015 sales figure of 407,500 homes sold.


  17. Should You Buy a 'Second Home' Before a First Home?Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Credit.com

    ... homes, even while still renting their main home. Since the cities where many work and primarily live have expensive housing markets, they are looking elsewhere to use their savings while continuing to pay their (somewhat) more affordable monthly ...


  18. Property prices down, despite slowing salesRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | St. Albert Gazette

    The prices for homes in the Edmonton region dropped only slightly in September, despite often fewer sales than in previous years, the Realtors Association of Edmonton reported last week. 'Buyers continue to see the benefits of a healthy inventory but we haven't seen many sellers dropping prices significantly in order to compete.'


  19. MomentumTHE Grump in Early SpringRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | American Reporter

    ... the lowest point of the current recession. Since then, the Standard & Poor's 500 index has risen nearly 70 percent. Housing prices around the country have stabilized. Commodity prices have begun to rise again. Economic growth, as measured by the ...


  20. Reporting: Koran BurningTHE Fire this TimeRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | American Reporter

    Last week, the Commerce Department slashed its estimate of the Gross Domestic Product , reporting that the GDP rose at only a 1.5 percent annual rate in the second quarter, compared to the 2.4 percent annual rate originally predicted. That news sparked the latest round of fretting about the fear of a "double dip" recession - meaning that the United States may slide back into economic trouble just as the economy has begun to recover.