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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 […]

Buying Homes | ten daily

Buying Homes | ten daily

It’s no secret why Australians are struggling to buy a home: house prices have skyrocketed and wages have stagnated. It’s not rocket science, and for many, ‘the great Australian dream’ of owning a property is feeling likely that it’ll stay exactly that: a dream. But even those who are financially fortunate enough to get on […]

House prices and rent soar – Ireland’s biggest problem is the housing crisis | IrishCentral.com

House prices and rent soar – Ireland’s biggest problem is the housing crisis | IrishCentral.com

In the meantime, the lack of supply means that house prices are soaring again, putting them beyond the reach of many people (including average income earners) and forcing them to rent.  This has resulted in soaring rents, and many low-income families are finding themselves priced out of the rental market.  Even with the state-provided housing assistance […]

‘Anything Goes’ Pricing Strategy ‘No Longer Working’ | Realtor Magazine

‘Anything Goes’ Pricing Strategy ‘No Longer Working’ | Realtor Magazine

While pending home sales were on the rise in June, closed sales of existing and newly built properties dropped. Home prices, too, showed signs of slowing growth, though they are still increasing. Some housing experts say the fall in sales may be tied to the rapid run-up in home prices. In Southern California, for example, […]

3 Steps To ‘Relist’ That Painful Property That Just Won’t Sell | inman

3 Steps To ‘Relist’ That Painful Property That Just Won’t Sell | inman

What makes a listing compelling? There’s more to being compelling than price. Educate your clients by reviewing these key factors that dictate whether or not a property is compelling. Opportunity – Opportunity properties give a builder a chance to build a sparkling new masterpiece on a prime piece of land. Does your property offer that […]