How A Biden Presidency could change housing sector

The FINANCIAL — What happens if the major polls are right and the upcoming election results in a change of administrations, if Trump is out and Biden is in? How might the housing sector change? One place to look is the 2020 Democratic…

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Entry-level home sales continue to accelerate

The FINANCIAL — New Zillow® research shows many homes sold just days after hitting the market in September, regardless of price, with the typical1 U.S. home going under contract in just over two weeks. This is one day quicker than August, about 44% faster than…

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Vacation homes’ popularity up by 50% from last year

The FINANCIAL — Impacts from the coronavirus pandemic have rippled out to traditional vacation destinations, which are seeing increased interest from homebuyers as shifting priorities and preferences transform where and how people want to live. Page views of for-sale listings are up nearly…

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House prices continue to grow due to inventory shortage

The FINANCIAL — Home price momentum continued into early October, with annual median list price growth reaching double digits, according to Zillow’s Weekly Market Report. Although the frenetic pace of newly pending sales seems to be subsiding in a delayed seasonal slowdown, a…

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House prices increased by 5% in Europe

The FINANCIAL —  In the second quarter of 2020, marked by COVID-19 containment measures in most Member States, house prices, as measured by the House Price Index, rose by 5.0% in the euro area and by 5.2% in the EU compared with the…

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New tax measures before the 2022 elections unlikely

New tax measures in the Duterte administration are not coming before elections. Due to the pandemic, the government had obtained $9.8 billion worth of loans for recovery measures. The Department of Finance has been working on ways to make economic growth. This…

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Two hotels in historic Canterbury on the market

The FINANCIAL -- Two closed 15-bedroom hotels in Canterbury, Kent, The Castle House Hotel and The Canterbury Hotel, are being sold by global real estate advisor, Colliers International, off guide prices of £1.75 million and £1.5 million respectively. Owned by the same…

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John Dodelande and Fujin Are Building a New Airport Hotel

A remarkable new project is underway in Tbilisi Georgia. Led by business executive John Dodelande, the Fujin real estate development company is constructing a brand new hotel at the Tbilisi Airport. The 39,000-square-meter complex is called Ibis Tbilisi International and is…

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Surge in US Investors Seeking Thai Residence

The FIANNCIAL -- Thailand's sought-after Thailand Elite Residence Program has seen a significant increase in applications from US citizens since the start of the year and the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. The latest sales figures reveal that the number of US…

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