New Directions Housing in Louisville launches free home repair program

New Directions Housing Corporation in Louisville received a $1.2 million grant, and the money will be used to help repair seniors in the community.The grant came from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The program applied for the …

Interprovincial migration helps fuel tight Calgary housing market

Relatively more affordable housing types, such as row and apartment-style homes, saw the most significant year-over-year price gains

Celebrity real estate agent Mauricio Umansky warns ‘perfect storm’ of housing unaffordability brewing

Celebrity real estate agent Mauricio Umansky is sounding the alarm over the “perfect storm of total unaffordability”

Commercial real estate bubble will burst, says top economist who predicted 2008 housing crisis

While a lot has recovered and rebounded since the pandemic (think Thanksgiving travel and gathering en masse), work environments seem forever changed. The pandemic emptied office buildings as we once knew them, and central business districts suffered. Commercial real estate …

The housing crisis plus other letters, Aug. 18: ‘The best thing I can do to provide for my children in the distant future is to buy real estate and rent it out’

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A grandmother’s van life and where housing investors live: Canadian real estate news for May 27

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This week in real estate, the housing crisis pushes one grandmother to live in a van, and three reasons why mortgage refinances are

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Housing Fraud Is on the Rise Amid Tight Market Conditions, Experts Say

  • Real estate professionals say they’ve seen a surge in housing fraud over the past year.
  • It’s a consequence of tight conditions sparking desperation from both buyers and sellers.
  • Some experts say they expect the situation to get worse as market

Home remodeling exploded as a result of pandemic: Housing expert

When the COVID-19 pandemic struck and lockdowns ensued, Americans found themselves with more time than ever to focus on their living environments.

As a result, home remodeling in the U.S spiked. Annual spending on improvements and repairs to owner-occupied and

Paulie Chinna: Housing Partnerships | Government of Northwest Territories

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Mr. Speaker, addressing housing needs in the Northwest Territories cannot be done by any single government. We must continue to build and strengthen partnerships: partnerships with Indigenous governments, Indigenous organizations, community governments, Non-government Organizations, private companies, and 

7 economists and real estate pros on what to expect in the housing market this spring

Heading into March and the official start of spring, experts think it’s likely that prices will stabilize.

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2022 saw higher home prices and higher mortgage rates that sidelined many buyers. So what’s in store for spring 2023?