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    As average 30-year fixed mortgage rates continue to hover around 6%, there’s an expectation that prices of homes for sale will fall. It’s only been a few weeks since the Fed increased interest rates so it’s too soon to see the impact. Or is it? There’s still job news below, so scroll down if local ...
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    As real estate investors scoop up bulk quantities of single-family homes in the Sun Belt and elsewhere, some state and local officials are trying to make it more difficult to convert that property into rentals. In the fourth quarter of 2021, institutional investors spent approximately $50 billion to buy more than 80,000 homes—18.4% of all ...
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    Laura Wilson has enjoyed living in the Okanagan for the past four years. “We love it here,” she told Global News. “Especially the weather and the ability to just get out and just walk to a hiking trail or the parks or the lake.” But Wilson said her family, including her husband and two children, ...
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    Palma is to get 1,200 new homes priced between 150,000 and 200,000 euros. These form part of an agreement announced earlier this week for public housing, with 14,000 new homes to be built in the Balearics. Luis Martín, president of the Proinba property developers association, explains that these homes will have “a determined maximum price, ...
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    COLORADO SPRINGS, CO — Since 1986, Pikes Peak Habitat for Humanity has been providing affordable housing for families across El Paso County. After a large donation from Love in Action, the organization was able to fund the construction of 30 homes near Powers and Galley in Colorado Springs. Applicants for houses are chosen based on ...
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    Also in this series: Hot, Hot Housing When the BC NDP introduced a new speculation and vacancy tax soon after forming government in 2017, their political opponents warned it would make the province less welcoming to people who want to move here to retire and second homeowning Americans. Announcements, Events & more from Tyee and ...
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    EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — The state of Rhode Island plans to invest $80 million in 17 different affordable housing developments. Gov. Dan McKee announced Thursday a plan to create 875 homes, 800 of which will be affordable. The developments will use state and federal resources, including $15 million from McKee’s RI Rebounds Initiative and ...
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    This story is part of The Salt Lake Tribune’s ongoing commitment to identify solutions to Utah’s biggest challenges through the work of the Innovation Lab. [Subscribe to our newsletter here.] You might have noticed there are fewer homes for sale and that prices for those homes are skyrocketing along the Wasatch Front. The situation is ...
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    PHOENIX (Stacker) – Lockdowns during the COVID-19 pandemic made many renters realize they could pick up and move to a place where they could get more bang for their buck, but the ramifications of the global health crisis didn’t stop there. Months-long wait times for common building materials, supply chain issues, more expensive building products, ...
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    “It’s encouraging that we see some closing of that gap among Hispanic homeowners and it is dispiriting to look at how wide the gap still is with Black homeowners,” said Mike Johnston, president and CEO of Gary Community Ventures, a nonprofit running a new down payment assistance fund for first-time Black homeowners. “When you look ...