Large number of applications for small home repair initiative

MINISTER of State for Social Services Lisa Rahming.


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STATE Minister of Social Services and Urban Development Lisa Rahming said officials are working actively to repair homes for hurricane season through the ministry’s small

Brookfield shares weighed down by real estate concerns after spinoff

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Brookfield Corp. undertook a major restructuring last year to try to get a better valuation. Concerns about office real estate are getting in the way.

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Shares of the Canadian company have dropped about seven per cent

A real estate investor who owns over 1,000 units and retired at age 36 explains why ‘zero-money-down’ strategies like wholesaling will no longer work for

Real estate investor Dave Allred, who today has ownership in over 1,250 properties, officially retired at the age of 36 to spend more time with his family.Courtesy of Dave Allred

  • “Bootstrapping” real estate strategies like wholesaling have exploded in

APCHA moves home repair grant proposal forward | News

The Aspen-Pitkin County Housing Authority Board of Directors sent a new home repairs grant pilot program to the Pitkin Board of County Commissioners and the Aspen City Council for approval. 

The program would award grants of up to $5,000 to

Car flies off the road and crashes through second story of home | US News

A white Subaru crashed through the second story of a home in Colfax, California (Picture: Cal Fire Nevada-Yuba-Placer Unit)

A car that flew off a road and crashed through the second story of a home has left an elderly couple

Home Repair Fraud: Scammers going door-to-door for “work”

Be careful with you let work on your home!

The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) is issuing another warning to residents about a home repair fraud operating in the region. They say it’s very similar to reports that popped up

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

Should you use home equity to finance emergency repairs?

In certain circumstances, it may make sense to use your home equity to pay for emergency repairs.

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When you own a home, unexpected repairs are likely to happen. Whether it’s a failed water heater, broken pipes or something

New York Fed board member warns of commercial real-estate risks

NEW YORK, March 24 (Reuters) – An executive who also serves on the board overseeing the New York Federal Reserve warned on Twitter of potentially systemic problems in the real estate finance market and called on the industry to work

Commercial real estate is in trouble. A bank crisis makes it worse.

If there is anything commercial real estate owners don’t need right now, it’s a banking crisis.

Big owners of property around the country were already under pressure from the Federal Reserve’s aggressive campaign to raise interest rates, which raised borrowing