Home Buying Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. 5 least affordable housing markets in AmericaRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | MarketWatch

    In five counties in America, the average worker would have to spend his entire salary - or more - just to afford the mortgage payments on an average home in the area. In the first quarter of 2015, buying a home was at its most affordable level in two years, according to a joint report from real estate analytics firm Clear Capital and real-estate research firm RealtyTrac - which analyzed affordability using average weekly wage data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and average prices for single-family homes and condos from 582 counties across the country.


  2. Chinese Investor Buys Tokyo's Most Expensive House Since 2004Read the original story

    19 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    A Chinese investor paid the highest price for two newly built Tokyo houses in more than a decade as residential property The unidentified investor in August bought two adjacent houses in Akasaka, a high-end commercial district, for about 690 million yen and 680 million yen, said Mitsuo Hashimoto, the president of Housing Japan K.K., which developed and sold them. That is the most expensive price for a new house in Tokyo since at least 2004, according to data from the Tokyo-based Real Estate Economic Institute Co.


  3. Exceptional Talent Joins Newport Beach BrokerageRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | PR.com

    The Newport Beach office of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties has gained yet another REALTOR-Sales Associate with extensive experience in real estate. Mimi Pardini, a mother of five who has been working in real estate for the past 26 years, is ready to excel in the next chapter of her career.


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    21 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

    ... 2004 and 2008 U.S. presidential elections' voting data, and to look for links to available credit supplies for home buying loans. The researchers concluded that in terms of lost votes, the decrease in mortgage credit supply from 2004-2008 was five ...


  5. Raise tax on high-end Vancouver homes to lower housing prices: expertRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Globe and Mail

    Houses in Arbutus Ridge and the downtown core are pictured in a view from MacKenzie Heights in Vancouver, B.C., on Monday October 5, 2015. Vanouver's tiered home tax system was instituted in 1987, when homes were much cheaper.


  6. Springboard Launches Springboard CDFIRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | PRWeb

    ... setting. According to the Urban Institute, more than 4 million borrowers went "missing" from the national home buying market between 2009 and 2013 because of credit availability, all of whom would meet standard underwriting criteria, and most are ...


  7. Down Payment Protection for Your Home Purchase Is a Thing NowRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Truth About Mortgage

    There seems to be a new trend regarding insurance and homes losing value. Perhaps the unfortunate part is that all these new services are arriving at a time when home prices are rising, not falling.


  8. House passes bipartisan TRID grace period bill 303-121Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Housing Wire

    Defying the threat of a White House veto , the House on Wednesday afternoon passed bipartisan legislation to help homebuyers avoid delays and disruptions when closing on their new homes by a bipartisan vote of 303-121. The bill, the Homebuyers Assistance Act , provides a four-month grace period for businesses that are working in good faith to comply with a new 1,888-page rule from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau that went into effect Oct. 4. The industry, including the National Association of Realtors , Mortgage Bankers Association , and more than a score of other trade associations, support the bill.


  9. U.S. government cuts confusion in mortgage processRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WZVN-TV Fort Myers

    If you went to apply for a mortgage this week, the application should look differently, as the government made some changes to the complicated process. When it's closing day, you'll know exactly how much money you need to sign the papers.


  10. Buying a house - Real estate agentsRead the original story

    Wednesday | Geekzone

    Hi All, So I'm looking at buying a house in Auckland.......... Here are a few annoyances I have encountered and think there must be better ways of doing things. Auctions: Telling the Agent our price range and being told the price expectations in well within our range, turning up at the auction and finding the reserve being set well above our price range.


  11. Apex bank's batonRead the original story

    Wednesday | Mydigitalfc.com

    For those carping for a RBI rate cut to kick-start a moribund real estate sector, September 29 was the red-letter day. On that day, the RBI governor slashed the repo rate by a whopping 50 basis points, amidst much fanfare and chest thumping.


  12. Barbara Yaffe: Major change to Property Transfer Tax unlikelyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Vancouver Sun

    A 22-year-old man died after being struck by a vehicle Wednesday morning while waiting for the bus in Surrey. Surrey RCMP say a collision between a Jeep and a pedestrian happened at about 9:30 a.m. at 156 Street and Fraser Highway.


  13. The San Francisco Real Estate Market Report | October 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | TheFrontSteps

    Home-Buying vs. Gold & Apple Stock - as an Investment, Median Home Price Appreciation & Neighborhood Values, the City's Most Expensive Condo Buildingsit's all below. Read on dear Reader, read on! The autumn selling season started with a large surge of new listings right after Labor Day, but it will be another month or so before preliminary statistical data is available on home sales negotiated since then.


  14. NAR Forms Strong Cooperative Relationship with CFPB on 'Know...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Natl. Relocation & Real Estate

    With the long-anticipated overhaul of mortgage disclosures and closing procedures recently in effect, consumers are looking to real estate professionals to help shepherd them through the transition. Recognizing this, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau asked the National Association of REALTORSA to help educate consumers about key steps in shopping for a mortgage and becoming successful homeowners.


  15. Housing Indicator Approaches Peak LevelRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Natl. Relocation & Real Estate

    Consumer confidence in the home-buying and -selling market bounced back from a recent dip, suggesting continued gradual improvement in housing activity. Fannie Mae's Home Purchase Sentiment Indexa increased to 83.8 in September, and The HPSI Good Time to Sell component increased 13 points on net, due likely to a strong home price environment coupled with a slight improvement in consumers' economic outlook.


  16. Group pushes Boston communities to think small to meet housing demandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Boston.com

    As it staggers under some of the highest housing costs in the country, Greater Boston might not just need more homes, but smaller ones as well. Natick officials are considering whether to study new zoning rules that would give a green light to the construction of modestly sized homes in the 400-to-1,200-square-foot range.


  17. Housing rentals climbing in price in Monroe CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 5 | Pocono Record

    Residential rental prices are climbing while the local market is tightening, according to real estate professionals. That's good news for landlords but potentially devastating for renters.


  18. Realtor.comA Digital Video Series Featuring Actress Elizabeth Banks Wins Five Prominent AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Natl. Relocation & Real Estate

    ... Online Video: Web Series; and Microsite: Real Estate, respectively. Realtor.comA 's digital series, ' The Home Buying Process in Plain English with Elizabeth Banks,' was developed to provide practical and entertaining advice on the start-to-finish ...


  19. 10 Sweet, Often-Overlooked Tax BreaksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Fox News

    You put off filing your Form 1040 until the Oct. 15 extended deadline. Now make sure that you didn't waste this extra filing time by overlooking some common tax breaks.


  20. The Best Day to Buy a House in Los Angeles is October 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Curbed

    Buying a house in Los Angeles is a costly affair, and is only getting more so; some experts say we've got four more years of rising prices before there's any sort of change in the upward trajectory. But deals are still out there in some pockets of LA, and, there might be more if buyers know when to buy, says real estate data firm RealtyTrac .