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Potential price-setting power of institutional landlords flagged | Irish Times

Potential price-setting power of institutional landlords flagged | Irish Times

The influx of large private landlords into Ireland has raised the risk of investors developing “monopolistic or oligopolistic pricing power” in rent-setting, especially in densely populated city centres, according to a newly published report. The report, compiled by the economics division of the Department of Finance it says institutional landlords, who own in some instances […]

Oregon lawmakers to hear bill on rent control, among others in legislative session | KATU

Oregon lawmakers to hear bill on rent control, among others in legislative session | KATU

The Portland-area Renters Association told KATU it is neutral on the measure. “I don’t like to see any limits, not a fan of it, but knowing that there will have to be something to be put in place, we’re not completely against it,” Christian Bryant, the chapter’s president said. “Not all landlords have $1 million […]

Could Anti-Price Gouging Laws Slow Rising Rents? | KPBS

Could Anti-Price Gouging Laws Slow Rising Rents? | KPBS

Garcetti wants the state Legislature to approve an anti-price gouging rent cap. Support of such a cap may be building. Democratic state Senator Scott Wiener of San Francisco said legislators are mulling over whether to pitch a bill as one way to deal with the state’s 3.5 million housing unit shortage over the next decade. […]

7 Pricing Myths You Need to Get Past If You Want to Sell Your Home | Best Real Estate Blog

7 Pricing Myths You Need to Get Past If You Want to Sell Your Home | Best Real Estate Blog

When homeowners are preparing to put their properties on the market, one aspect is usually foremost in their minds: money. Setting the asking price accurately can mean the difference between getting an offer quickly and having a house languish for months, drawing little interest. With that in mind, it’s important that potential sellers block out […]

PD Editorial: Rent gouging rules are still necessary | Press Democrat

PD Editorial: Rent gouging rules are still necessary | Press Democrat

The first reports of rent gouging surfaced less than a week after the North Bay wildfires broke out on Oct. 8, 2017. As a result of emergency declarations by local authorities and by Gov. Jerry Brown soon after the fires, annual rent increases have been capped at 10 percent, coupled with some added protection for […]

Home Prices In US Cities Down Slightly From Record Highs | inman

Home Prices In US Cities Down Slightly From Record Highs | inman

Home prices in the nation’s metropolitan markets rose to a median of $266,900 in the third quarter of 2018 – up 4.8 percent from the same time last year – but are slightly down over last quarter’s record high, since the National Association of Realtors (NAR) started tracking the data in 1979. “Though inventory is […]

History can help re-frame California’s current rent control debate | UCLA

History can help re-frame California’s current rent control debate | UCLA

In less than two weeks, as the nation heads to the polls after a contentious mid-term election season, California voters will cast their votes on Proposition 10. The hotly debated measure would repeal the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act, which froze municipal rent control laws across California and made them a matter of state, rather than […]

Priced out of flats, now moved on in their vans: Bristol’s rent crisis | The Guardian

Priced out of flats, now moved on in their vans: Bristol’s rent crisis | The Guardian

Brian Meekle’s caravan is parked beside the M32 motorway that cuts through the eastern half of Bristol. Meekle has been living there for the past two months because he doesn’t earn enough from the 33-to-45-hour weeks he works at a nearby retail warehouse to pay the rent for a flat. “The rents in Bristol have […]

WHY THE REAL ESTATE IN NY IS NOT GOING VERY WELL? | Medium

WHY THE REAL ESTATE IN NY IS NOT GOING VERY WELL? | Medium

As you can see I decided to take into consideration some of the apartments, all of them Condo as the type of Building, in Manhattan, exactly in NoMad Area. The Common Charges, in annual terms, are not high. Indeed, its average price is less than $2,000. Despite this, just taking care of the RETAX (Real […]

Why Rent Control Is a Lightning Rod | The New York Times

Why Rent Control Is a Lightning Rod | The New York Times

What do some economists think cities should do instead? Build more housing. California is one of the nation’s most heavily regulated building markets, and has underproduced housing for decades. The state ranks 49th of 50 (above Utah) in the number of housing units per capita. Fewer homes = higher prices.Of course, this won’t do much […]