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New real estate rules leave some first-time buyers in the cold

New real estate rules leave some first-time buyers in the cold

CBC - For four years, Jasbeen Lallbahadoor saved for a down payment on a new home. Since new real estate regulations in Canada passed this October, however, she no longer qualifies for the $350,000 townhouse …

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  • Facebook donating $20 million to affordable housing, job training in Menlo Park
    Facebook donating $20 million to affordable housing, job training in Menlo Park Digital Trends

    Facebook has announced it is partnering with a coalition of local community groups to support affordable housing in the San Francisco Bay Area. The company will donate $20 million to a series of development …

    Facebook donating $20 million to affordable housing, job training in Menlo Park

    Facebook has announced it is partnering with a coalition of local community groups to support affordable housing in the San Francisco Bay Area. The company will donate $20 million to a series of development projects as part of the alliance.

  • A 3D printed people's models are seen in front of a displayed Airbnb logo in this illustration
    Airbnb, New York City settle rental law lawsuit Reuters

    By Nate Raymond NEW YORK (Reuters) - Airbnb Inc and New York City said on Friday they had resolved a lawsuit brought by the company challenging a law it argued could expose it to significant penalties …

    A 3D printed people's models are seen in front of a displayed Airbnb logo in this illustration

    By Nate Raymond NEW YORK (Reuters) - Airbnb Inc and New York City said on Friday they had resolved a lawsuit brought by the company challenging a law it argued could expose it to significant penalties for advertising short-term apartment rentals. Airbnb had contended that the law's ambiguous wording could allow New York …

  • Heritage advocates oppose pitch to demolish historic Halifax buildings
    Heritage advocates oppose pitch to demolish historic Halifax buildings CBC

    The fight to preserve historic buildings in Halifax has erupted anew, this time on Barrington Street. A prominent developer has applied to demolish two designated heritage properties in an area the municipality …

    Heritage advocates oppose pitch to demolish historic Halifax buildings

    The fight to preserve historic buildings in Halifax has erupted anew, this time on Barrington Street. A prominent developer has applied to demolish two designated heritage properties in an area the municipality intends to make a heritage district. "This is an unfortunate application.

  • Colin Kaepernick Switching Coasts? 49er Buys NYC Condo, Lists Mansion Realtor.com

    His new Tribeca pad is a fraction the size of his San Jose mansion The post Colin Kaepernick Switching Coasts? 49er Buys NYC Condo, Lists Mansion appeared first on Real Estate News and Advice - realto …

    Colin Kaepernick Switching Coasts? 49er Buys NYC Condo, Lists Mansion

    His new Tribeca pad is a fraction the size of his San Jose mansion The post Colin Kaepernick Switching Coasts? 49er Buys NYC Condo, Lists Mansion appeared first on Real Estate News and Advice - realtor.com.

  • What’s the Deal With This $1 Home in Fort Worth?! Realtor.com

    The owner of a historic home in Fort Worth offered it up for a measly dollar. What happened next put the wheels in motion for a cool restoration project. The post What’s the Deal With This $1 Home in Fort …

    What’s the Deal With This $1 Home in Fort Worth?!

    The owner of a historic home in Fort Worth offered it up for a measly dollar. What happened next put the wheels in motion for a cool restoration project. The post What’s the Deal With This $1 Home in Fort Worth?! appeared first on Real Estate News and Advice - realtor.com.

  • Never Bet Your Home in a Poker Game and Other Lessons From This Week’s Reality TV Realtor.com

    Whether you love watching Chip and Joanna Gaines in "Fixer Upper" or Drew and Jonathan Scott in "Property Brothers," you can learn a ton from their choices. The post Never Bet Your …

    Never Bet Your Home in a Poker Game and Other Lessons From This Week’s Reality TV

    Whether you love watching Chip and Joanna Gaines in "Fixer Upper" or Drew and Jonathan Scott in "Property Brothers," you can learn a ton from their choices. The post Never Bet Your Home in a Poker Game and Other Lessons From This Week’s Reality TV appeared first on Real Estate News and Advice - real …

  • Toronto-area house prices soar more than 20% amid strong demand, limited supply The Canadian Press

    The Toronto-area real estate market continued to see strong sales volumes and higher prices in November. The Toronto Real Estate Board says there were 8,547 sales through its system last month, up 16.5 …

    A "Sold over asking" sign is on display on a house for sale in Toronto's housing market in Toronto

    The Toronto-area real estate market continued to see strong sales volumes and higher prices in November. The Toronto Real Estate Board says there were 8,547 sales through its system last month, up 16.5 per cent from November 2015. Prices in the 416 area code, which includes the City of Toronto, were generally higher than …

  • Homeowners Hit the Jackpot Realtor.com

    Homeowners who stay put—living in the same home for 15, 20, 30 years—can pocket millions of dollars when they finally make a move. The post Homeowners Hit the Jackpot appeared first on Real Estate News …

    Homeowners Hit the Jackpot

    Homeowners who stay put—living in the same home for 15, 20, 30 years—can pocket millions of dollars when they finally make a move. The post Homeowners Hit the Jackpot appeared first on Real Estate News and Advice - realtor.com.

  • Former Montreal Children's Hospital officially sold to developer for $25M CBC

    The MUHC announced on its website Thursday that the winning bid was placed by a numbered company. The property and building, located at 2300 Tupper Street, was evaluated as being worth a little more than $45 …

    Former Montreal Children's Hospital officially sold to developer for $25M

    The MUHC announced on its website Thursday that the winning bid was placed by a numbered company. The property and building, located at 2300 Tupper Street, was evaluated as being worth a little more than $45 million by the City of Montreal in 2015.

  • Prince Left Behind an Estimated $200 Million Estate Time

    It's the first estimate based on court proceedings following the singer's death

    Prince Left Behind an Estimated $200 Million Estate

    It's the first estimate based on court proceedings following the singer's death

  • Barricades on the beach: Beirut residents fight for their waterfront Reuters

    By Sally Hayden BEIRUT (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Construction of a new luxury resort on Beirut's waterfront could enclose the city's last free public beach, leaving only wealthy residents who can …

    A general view shows Ramlet al Bayda, Beirut's last remaining public beach

    By Sally Hayden BEIRUT (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Construction of a new luxury resort on Beirut's waterfront could enclose the city's last free public beach, leaving only wealthy residents who can afford lofty daily fees to enjoy the Mediterranean shore. The battle for Ramlet al-Baida beach on the Lebanese capital's …

  • How to Keep Moving Quotes From Spiraling Out of Control Realtor.com

    Our moving experts share how you can get the most accurate moving quotes so you won't be surprised by last-minute fees on moving day. The post How to Keep Moving Quotes From Spiraling Out of Control …

    How to Keep Moving Quotes From Spiraling Out of Control

    Our moving experts share how you can get the most accurate moving quotes so you won't be surprised by last-minute fees on moving day. The post How to Keep Moving Quotes From Spiraling Out of Control appeared first on Real Estate News and Advice - realtor.com.

  • $200M Mansion Tops This Week’s Most Popular Homes Realtor.com

    The country's most expensive home is also the most popular! Listed for $200 million, the massive mansion in L.A. was the subject of intense interest. The post $200M Mansion Tops This Week’s Most Popular …

    $200M Mansion Tops This Week’s Most Popular Homes

    The country's most expensive home is also the most popular! Listed for $200 million, the massive mansion in L.A. was the subject of intense interest. The post $200M Mansion Tops This Week’s Most Popular Homes appeared first on Real Estate News and Advice - realtor.com.

  • Family feels trapped in unsafe Moncton apartment until affordable home is found CBC

    A Moncton couple worry their apartment is dangerous and falling apart and, with four children, two pets and a tight budget, fear they won't find a new place in time.

    Family feels trapped in unsafe Moncton apartment until affordable home is found

    A Moncton couple worry their apartment is dangerous and falling apart and, with four children, two pets and a tight budget, fear they won't find a new place in time.

  • 'Full House' Creator Jeff Franklin Purchases Original Tanner House in San Francisco Entertainment Tonight

    Franklin plans to redo the home's interior to match the sitcom's set.

    'Full House' Creator Jeff Franklin Purchases Original Tanner House in San Francisco

    Franklin plans to redo the home's interior to match the sitcom's set.

  • $4.1 billion pulled from U.S.-based taxable mutual bond funds during week: Lipper Reuters

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors pulled $4.1 billion from U.S.-based taxable-bond mutual funds, the most since June, as a bond selloff forced interest rates higher and rattled investors, Lipper data for …

    U.S. dollar notes are seen in this picture illustration

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors pulled $4.1 billion from U.S.-based taxable-bond mutual funds, the most since June, as a bond selloff forced interest rates higher and rattled investors, Lipper data for the latest week showed on Thursday.

  • Province set to demolish vacant buildings CBC

    Wellington Community councillor, Irene MacCaull described it as one separate apartment unit that won't be missed. "It's just too far beyond repair, it's not financially feasible to repair it, it would …

    Province set to demolish vacant buildings

    Wellington Community councillor, Irene MacCaull described it as one separate apartment unit that won't be missed. "It's just too far beyond repair, it's not financially feasible to repair it, it would be better to just take it down," she said.

  • 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick Is Selling His $2.9M San Jose Mansion Realtor.com

    San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is selling his mansion in San Jose, CA. The luxe home in the Silver Creek neighborhood is listed for $2.9 million. The post 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick Is …

    49ers QB Colin Kaepernick Is Selling His $2.9M San Jose Mansion

    San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is selling his mansion in San Jose, CA. The luxe home in the Silver Creek neighborhood is listed for $2.9 million. The post 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick Is Selling His $2.9M San Jose Mansion appeared first on Real Estate News and Advice - realtor.com.

  • Homebuying startup makes it easy to buy a house with your friends Digital Trends

    Buying a home can be complex enough if it's just you alone. Things get even more complex when there are multiple purchasers involved, like a group of friends buying a house together. Thankfully, a …

    Homebuying startup makes it easy to buy a house with your friends

    Buying a home can be complex enough if it's just you alone. Things get even more complex when there are multiple purchasers involved, like a group of friends buying a house together. Thankfully, a new startup wants to help.

  • Ontario minister of housing looks at strengthening protections for landlords CBC

    One day after CBC News published an exclusive story about a Kingston, Ont., man's frustrating experience trying to evict a family who trashed his property, Ontario's minister of housing says he has been …

    Ontario minister of housing looks at strengthening protections for landlords

    One day after CBC News published an exclusive story about a Kingston, Ont., man's frustrating experience trying to evict a family who trashed his property, Ontario's minister of housing says he has been gathering input for the last five months on how to improve the province's landlord and tenant legislation.

 
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