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Last year, many observers expressed their concerns about the new tax laws and what effect they could have on the housing market. However, the limitations placed on property tax and mortgage interest deductions did not have the dampening effect they expected. As a matter of fact, rising home prices and rising mortgage rates did more to slow down the market
People say that moving is one of the most stressful events of a person’s life. In fact, many say it’s about as stressful as a divorce. While you prepare for your move, it makes sense to want to eliminate as much stress as possible. Even if you can remove a little bit of the pressure, it can make the move that much easier. One way that people help alleviate stress during a move is to hire a moving company
If you’re in the market for a new home, have you considered something smaller? Even if you have a family, you may find a home that’s smaller than what you see yourself and your family living in makes for the perfect fit. Here’s a thorough rundown of all the great things about buying a home that’s a bit on the small side.
When Marine veterans USMC Corporal Michael Byrne and his wife, Michelle, along with their two children, join the community of Humble, Texas, they will be moving into a new, custom-built, mortgage-free home.
Representatives from Hancock Whitney and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Dallas (FHLB Dallas) awarded $16,000 in Partnership Grant Program (PGP) funds to Scotlandville Community Development Corporation (SCDC). This is the organization's first PGP award, which will be used for organizational capacity building, including educational and financial seminars.
Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Ron Wyden, D-Ore., today expressed serious concerns over proposed rulemaking by the Trump Administration that would weaken the federal government’s standards for emergency preparedness at nursing homes.
The Center for Responsible Lending, Americans for Financial Reform, and other leading national labor, civil rights, consumer advocacy, fair housing, and legal services organizations responded in a joint comment to the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency’s (OCC) Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPR) on how the agency should update Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) procedures
The New Hanover County Board of Commissioners approved a resolution at the November 13 board meeting that will convey four parcels of property to Cape Fear Habitat for Humanity for the purpose of constructing workforce housing.
CBRE Executive Vice President Philip D. Voorhees announced today that the National Retail Partners-West (NRP-West) completed the sale of Edinger Plaza in Orange County, California, a power shopping center, 99 percent leased to high performing, national and regional credit tenants including Nordstrom Rack, Dick’s Sporting Goods, PetSmart, Michaels, among others.
Notice is hereby given that the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners will hold a Special Meeting on Thursday, October 25, 2018, at 4 p.m. in the Andre’ Mallette Training Center at the New Hanover County Government Center, located at 230 Government Center Drive, Suite 135, in Wilmington, NC.
While hunting for your dream apartment might seem like the most daunting task, the effort to continue living in the apartment you get doesn’t end there. Building a strong relationship with your landlord, though not a herculean task, will have a vital role to play in ensuring your peaceful stay within the apartment.
The Bureau of Land Management Las Vegas Field Office is seeking public comment on a proposal to lease approximately 15 acres of public land to the Clark County School District for an elementary school and related facilities. The proposed elementary school is located on the north half of Gary Avenue, south half of Richmar Avenue, and a portion of the west half of Polaris Avenue in the southwest area of the Las Vegas Valley.
Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies (JCHS) released its annual report, The State of the Nation’s Housing 2018. Published annually since 1988, this year’s report again identifies trends and changes in housing. Key to this year’s findings are:
GCAAR is pleased to update its market information through a partnership with ShowingTime RealEstate Business Intelligence (RBI). Monthly analysis of the Washington, DC and Montgomery County, MD housing markets gets more detailed attention here, while GCAAR continues to be your source for ear-to-the-ground reporting from our REALTOR® members. Get monthly housing stats
U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced today that Stephanie W. Cowart, 58, of Grand Island, NY, pleaded guilty to theft concerning programs receiving federal funds before U.S. District Judge Richard J. Arcara. The charge carries a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine. In addition, Cowart’s son and daughter in-law, Allen, 31, and Fredia, 28, both of Niagara Falls, NY, pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of theft of government funds which carries a maximum penalty of one year in prison and a $100,000 fine.
Dorchester Affordable Housing Community will be Renovated and Have Affordability Extended as a Result...
BOSTON - February 6, 2015 - (RealEstateRama) -- Low-income residents living in the 57-unit Nor-al Apartments in Dorchester will see significant property improvements and the extension of affordability for at least 20 years as a result of $8.3 million in MassHousing financing.
Boston - February 4, 2015 - (RealEstateRama) -- Mayor Martin J. Walsh today announced that he signed onto the Long-Term Homeowners Tax Deferral Home Rule Petition, proposed by Councilors Bill Linehan and Stephen J. Murphy. This effort will give qualifying homeowners the option to defer their property taxes to be paid with interest at a later date.
Mayor Walsh Reminds Boston Residents of Freezing Temperatures; Coordinates Outreach Efforts to Homeless
BOSTON - February 2, 2015 - (RealEstateRama) -- With forecasters predicting heavy snowfall today and subzero temperatures tonight into early Tuesdaymorning, Mayor Martin J. Walsh and public health officials are reminding residents to take precautions due to the extreme cold. Residents are encouraged to remain vigilant and help the City’s vulnerable populations during this dangerous cold snap, particularly homeless and elderly residents. In such cold conditions, health officials stress that all precautions must be taken to stay warm, as hypothermia or frostbite set in quickly in freezing temperatures.
BOSTON, - February 2, 2015 - (RealEstateRama) -- Three innovations from Massachusetts are among 26 finalists in the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Innovation of the Day initiative.
Affordable Rents Will Stay in Place at Four Affordable Housing Communities in Rockland, Southbridge,...
BOSTON - January 23, 2015 - (RealEstateRama) -- MassHousing has closed approximately $15 million in loans for four affordable rental housing communities with 1,695 apartments in Rockland, Southbridge, Ware and Worcester