House Prices

Canberra has the second biggest oversupply of housing in the nation

Canberra has the biggest oversupply of housing of any jurisdiction other than the Northern Territory, according to new research.<p>The capital has 6700 …

Housing

House prices based on undersupply myth: ANU

Australia does not have a housing shortage, with inner-city areas of Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane some of the nation's most oversupplied regions, …

Cost of Living

Long-term mortgage rates rise to highest level in months

Long-term mortgage rates rose this week to the highest level in months.<p>Mortgage giant Freddie Mac said the rate on benchmark 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages hit 3.95 percent, up from 3.90 percent last week and highest since July. The rate on 15-year home loans, popular among those who refinance …

Business

China's home price growth picks up in October

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's new home prices rose at a slightly faster pace in October after gains had held steady the previous month, as prices …

Economy

China's home prices remain stable in October - Xinhua

BEIJING, Nov. 18 (Xinhua) -- China's property market remained generally stable in October with home prices falling or posting slower growth in major …

News (China)

“It’s a Ponzi Scheme”: Wall Street Fears Trump’s Deranged Tax Plan Could Kick Off Economic Euthanasia

Wall Street vets say an attack on blue states could start a chain reaction in the housing market. “Will this be the first tax cut in American history that actually results in a recession?”<p>“It’s a Ponzi scheme,” a Wall Street executive told me, dismissing the idea that a multi-trillion dollar tax …

Finance

Tax-reform bill could give edge to stocks over real estate

The stock market and real estate represent two of the most popular growth investments available to Americans. House Republican tax strategists probably didn't set out with the aim of favoring one investment category over the other, but stocks could receive better treatment if the tax proposal, or …

News (U.S.)

House tax plan would mean higher borrowing costs for hospitals, schools, affordable housing

Hospitals, university buildings and affordable housing projects could become markedly more expensive to develop if the tax plan approved Thursday by the Republican-controlled House of Representatives becomes law.<p>The plan calls for eliminating a tax break on a type of bond financing used to build …

Liberal View

The Government are turning the Budget into a generational war. It's time to stop pandering to millennials

What a cacophony! Everyone, but everyone, is noisily tuning up before the Budget next week. With a Government seen as weak, an Opposition chafing at …

Social Housing

As The Chinese Economic Cycle Turns, So Do The Fortunes Of The Australian Dollar

Following the 19th Party Congress, Chinese data falls below estimates.<p>Leading indicators such as House Price Index figures suggest a future …

Economy

Bristol house prices have risen a staggering amount since 1995

The rise in house prices since 1995 has been revealed as one of the highest jumps in the UK.<p>Average house prices in the city have soared by a …

Housing

LUNCH TIME NEWS: Bricklane launch new tenant-led proposition | House prices predicted to remain flat in 2018

Scott Garnet: "If you have a patio or a porch it is important to make sure that any connecting doors are secured. Good..."<p>richardrawlings: "What has …

Property (UK)

More Than Half a Million Transactions Help Tell the Story of Community Investment

At the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis’ community development division, researchers recently unveiled a new tool: The Community Investment Explorer …

Cities

Canada home prices fall most since 2010 in October, Toronto weak

OTTAWA, Nov 15 (Reuters) - Canadian home prices fell by the most in seven years in October as prices in Toronto slipped for a third straight month …

Economy

Come again? It turns out two-thirds of Nimbys are worried about rising house prices

It appears the chickens are coming home to roost for so-called Nimbys, after new research showed two-thirds of them are worried about soaring house …

Property (UK)

House Prices Up 5.4% Across the U.K.

London sees the slowest growth, at just 2.5%<p>House prices across the U.K. were up 5.4% in September compared to last year and up 0.4% from last month, …

Real Estate

Calling No Legislative GSE Reform In 30 Days A Failure

The government has 30 more days to deal with GSE reform before GSE Jumpstart expires. Congress/Senate leave December 14/15. GSE Jumpstart expires …

Business

Falling Auckland house prices the exception to national trend

Auckland city's price drop was mostly due to a large number of apartment sales.<p>House prices are back on the rise again in most places, except …

New Zealand

Home Prices Rapidly Rise: Is History Repeating Itself?

<i>‘Rapid Price Increases Will Not Last Forever’</i><p>The current growth in home prices is echoing the lead-up to the recession. Is history repeating …

Real Estate

House prices could rise by 25% by 2020

A new report is predicting house prices could rise by up to 25% by 2020.<p>New ESRI research says strong economic growth and the slow pace of house …

News (Ireland)

Lawsuit: Rent at Kushner properties inflated illegally

NEW YORK (AP) — Tenants of another building owned by the company of Jared Kushner's family are filing a lawsuit over rent that they say is inflated illegally.<p>The lawsuit in state Supreme Court in Brooklyn filed Tuesday by six residents at 18 Sidney Place in Brooklyn alleges that Kushner Cos. is …

Business

House prices accelerate but leave London in the cold

House prices across the country accelerated in September, according to the Office for National Statistics, while London recorded the slowest growth in the country.<p>It found that annual house price inflation across the UK increased by 5.4pc, up from 4.8pc in August, with the monthly rate at …

Economy

Home prices in Toronto and Vancouver will go up; Trump Jr.’s exchanges with WikiLeaks

<b>Toronto and Vancouver are heading toward higher home prices</b><p>That's according to a new report from economist Benjamin Tal, who says demand will push prices higher despite government efforts to cool the markets (for subscribers). "If you think those cities are unaffordable now, just wait," said Tal, …

Donald Trump

Perfect storm building for housing crisis

The deepening housing crisis could be heading for a perfect storm, with one new report showing record high rents and plummeting stock, and another …

Housing

UK House Price Index summary: September 2017

1. Headline statistics for September 2017<p>the average price of a property in the UK was<p>the annual price change for a property in the UK was<p>the monthly …

Real Estate

House prices to rise 20% over next three years - ESRI

House prices could rise by 20% in real terms over the next three years because of strong economic growth and only a modest increase in house …

News (Ireland)

London house prices: nearly half of sellers cut their asking price

Almost half of London property sellers are now cutting their initial asking price, as housing prices continue to cool in the capital and across the …

Real Estate

Signs of residential market in Singapore improving

The residential real estate market in Singapore is improving with home prices rising and sales of new homes increasing, according to a new …

Real Estate

Housing market remains under pressure - EY ITEM Club

• <b>Land Registry/Office of National Statistics (ONS) reported 0.4% rise in UK house prices in September - year-on-year (y/y) increase up to 5.4%.</b>• <b><br>We see</b> …

Economy

Common planks for a stronger national housing strategy

In a few days, the federal government will unveil the long-awaited national housing strategy. Not only is the federal government re-entering the housing arena in a substantial way for the first time in a quarter-century – $11.2-billion has been budgeted, with more seemingly poised to come – but the …

Housing