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- China’s property conundrum
Can China manage an orderly slowdown in housing sector?
BBC News. Tue, 02 Sep 2014 07:10:32 GMT.
- VIDEO: Residents 'abandoned' on derelict estate
Residents of an almost derelict housing estate in West Lothian say they are being treated unfairly by the council.
BBC News. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 13:46:51 GMT.
- Making Your Dream Vacation Home A Reality
A growing number of Americans are buying vacation homes. According to the National Association of Realtors, Americans purchased more than 700,000 vacation homes in 2013—up nearly 30 percent from the year before.
By Northwestern Mutualvoice Team. Forbes. Mon, 1 Sep 2014 11:30:00 GMT.
- Agiripalli Journal: Redrawing a State in India Drives Land Prices to the Sky
In the newly divided state of Andhra Pradesh, real estate speculation has overtaken villages that may become part of a sprawling new capital.
By Nida Najar. International Herald Tribune. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 02:03:58 GMT.
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- Domestic sales contracting amid Central Bank’s interest moves
With the decrease in domestic demand, particularly in the housing, houseware and automotive sectors, the pressure on the Central Bank for interest rate reduction will remain effective
Hurriyet. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 00:01:00 +0200.
- 11 Killed as Militants Attack Prison in Somalia
At least 11 people are dead after Somali security forces repelled an attack on a prison housing al-Shabab militants in Mogadishu. ...
Voice of America. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 06:40:09 -0400.
- Ask Real Estate: Fined for Using Airbnb; Scheduling Open Houses
Questions about short-term apartment rentals and the scheduling of open houses.
By Ronda Kaysen. International Herald Tribune. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 15:00:13 GMT.
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- Housing group: 20 years to rebuild Gaza
An international organization involved in assessing post-conflict reconstruction says it will take 20 years for Gaza's battered and neglected housing stock to be rebuilt following the war between Hamas and Israel.
Miami Herald. Sat, 30 Aug 2014 05:47 EDT.
- Mortgage rate drop means housing more affordable this spring
Housing across Canada became more affordable in the second quarter of this year because mortgage rates dropped, according to a report from RBC.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:40:36 EDT.
- US Bank to Pay Record Fine of Nearly $17 Billion
One of the largest U.S. banks, the Bank of America, is paying a record fine of nearly $17 billion because of bad housing loans it sold to investors, helping trigger the world recession. The biggest settlement ever between the U.S. ...
Voice of America. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:15:56 -0400.
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