Archive for February, 2014

Ireland Property Prices Heading Higher

In the year to January residential property prices in Ireland at a national level increased by 6.3%, indicating that the residential real estate market is recovering. This compares with an increase of 6.4% in December and a decrease of 3.3% recorded in the 12 months to January 2013, the data from…

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How Dodd Frank Is Going To Help Mobile Home Park Yields

There has been a lot of discussion recently related to the roll-out of different Dodd-Frank provisions; most specifically the recent enactment of the Ability to Repay law. The net effect of these legislative failures will be the reduction in available mortgages for those who need them.

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How Dodd Frank Is Going To Help Mobile Home Park Yields

There has been a lot of discussion recently related to the roll-out of different Dodd-Frank provisions; most specifically the recent enactment of the Ability to Repay law.

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Housing Markets Across the USA: Real Estate Trends from Sea to Shining Sea

There’s one maxim in real estate: location, location, location. For years, the hot spots were on the coast – New York and California

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Canada Cancels Immigrant Investor Program

The Canadian government’s decision to axe a 28-year-old visa scheme for immigrants will have a substantial impact on the housing markets in Canada, especially in Vancouver and Toronto, experts say.? Canada scrapped its Immigrant Investor Program earlier this month. The scheme was particularly…

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Spain Offering Residency Permits To Foreign Real Estate Investors

Spain has started issuing residency permits to non-EU nationals in return for real estate investments of €500,000 ($670,000) or more, almost five months after introducing a law to this effect. A businesswoman from Shanghai became one of the first foreign investors to receive this residency permit..

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Huge Demand For UK Rental Property

New tenancies across the UK increased by 15% in the last 12 months while monthly rental prices rose by 8%, according to the latest index. That means that rents are generally around ?758 a month and although this is 8% higher than in January 2013, it is down 1% compared with December 2013…

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Don’t Believe These Myths About Life Insurance

Consumers view life insurance as a necessary evil. The joke among life insurance marketers is that under the term “necessary evil” in the dictionary is a photo of your life insurance policy. Americans know they need life insurance — 85% of consumers say so — but the buying process can…

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January pending and distressed sales report

For release: February 26, 2014 Pending home sales reverse two-month decline; inventory loosens heading into spring homebuying season LOS ANGELES (Feb. 26) – With the statewide housing inventory slowly improving, California pending home sales picked up steam in January and reversed a two-month decline, but pending sales were still down from a year ago, the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS? (C.A.R.) reported today

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January pending and distressed sales report

For release: February 26, 2014 Pending home sales reverse two-month decline; inventory loosens heading into spring homebuying season LOS ANGELES (Feb.

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