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City Residents Oppose Congestion Pricing, But Opinions Usually Shift In Favor | NPR

City Residents Oppose Congestion Pricing, But Opinions Usually Shift In Favor | NPR

New York City is preparing to become the first urban area in the U.S. to adopt congestion pricing — a fee for drivers entering the city center, designed to reduce gridlock and help fund the city’s struggling subway system. And nearly two years before the fees are put in place, a poll by Quinnipiac University […]

Why a Sydney council wants to increase rates by almost 50 per cent | The Sydney Morning Herald

Why a Sydney council wants to increase rates by almost 50 per cent | The Sydney Morning Herald

Apartment owners in the Sutherland Shire face an almost 50 per cent hike in rates as councils across Sydney seek to narrow the gap in average rates paid for apartments compared with houses. Sutherland Shire Council has asked the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal to approve an increase in minimum rates from $602.30 to $900 […]

Lake County rescinds rent-gouging ordinance adopted after 2017 wildfires | The Press Democrat

Lake County rescinds rent-gouging ordinance adopted after 2017 wildfires | The Press Democrat

The Lake County Board of Supervisors has dropped an anti-rent gouging ordinance adopted after the devastating Northern California wildfires in 2017. Supervisors said this week the ordinance, which threatened a $20,000 fine for those who significantly increased rents following the October 2017 Sulfur fire, was no longer needed, according to a county press statement. More […]

Congestion Pricing Could Give Lift to Some Home Values | Mansion Global

Congestion Pricing Could Give Lift to Some Home Values | Mansion Global

Congestion pricing won’t make only driving in New York City more expensive. Research suggests it also could boost residential real-estate prices inside the pricing zone. Last month, in a move intended to lighten traffic and raise revenue for the city’s subways, the New York State government agreed to levy congestion fees on cars navigating Manhattan […]

Developers lose pricing power after en bloc fever | Singapore Business Review

Developers lose pricing power after en bloc fever | Singapore Business Review

Prices are expected to grow 0-2% for homes on expensive land bought during the en bloc cycle. With muted price growth expectations for residential properties in 2019, no near-term catalysts for developers with large local market exposure are expected, according to a report by RHB Research. Urban Redevelopment Authority’s (URA) Q1 2019 flash estimates showed […]

Rent and house prices soar up to 54pc in five years in Dublin commuter belt | Independent.ie

Rent and house prices soar up to 54pc in five years in Dublin commuter belt | Independent.ie

Rent is now highest in Ashbourne, at an average of €1,181 a month, followed by an average of €960 in Trim, €951 in Navan, and €775 in Kells. Renting a three-bedroom property in Ashbourne costs €1,220. Rent in Meath is the third highest outside Dublin – behind Wicklow and Kildare. Average house prices in Meath […]

California lawmakers look to control and reduce rising rent prices across state | 10 News San Diego

California lawmakers look to control and reduce rising rent prices across state | 10 News San Diego

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – California lawmakers are trying again to tamp down rising housing costs by expanding rent control and stopping rental price gouging, warning a failure to act this year could result in another costly ballot measure in 2020. “Our Legislature has failed to act to address the plight of struggling tenants,” Democratic Assemblyman […]

Malibu Strengthens Protections to Prohibit Price Gouging | Pepperdine Graphic

Malibu Strengthens Protections to Prohibit Price Gouging | Pepperdine Graphic

In response to reports of a spike in rent prices in Malibu after the Woolsey Fire, the Malibu City Council unanimously passed an ordinance Monday, Feb. 11 to increase protections against price gouging in the city. Malibu first prohibited price gouging on Dec. 4, 2018 when the council adopted an urgency ordinance that extends state […]

These 5 Factors Are Influencing Your Dream Home’s Asking Price | realtor.com®

These 5 Factors Are Influencing Your Dream Home’s Asking Price | realtor.com®

Ever gotten excited about a house for sale, then looked at the price and thought, “Are they out of their minds?” Yeah, us too. It can be a disheartening moment when you’re house hunting. And that jaw-dropping asking price might simply seem like an arbitrary, money-grabbing number that’s keeping you from your dream home. But […]

Costs increasing faster than rental prices | Scoop News

Costs increasing faster than rental prices | Scoop News

The latest Consumer Institute cost of living survey shows that general costs in providing rental property have increased faster than rental prices. In addition, wage increases were 66% higher than rental price increases. “Rental property providers have been keeping rental costs down when many of their costs and the price they have to pay for […]