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Overvalued houses? Not in Victoria says CMHC

CBC - Victoria's real estate market might not be as overheated as some think, according to a new report from the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation. "When it comes to overvaluation we see weak evidence o…

Hochelaga-Maisonneuve fire forces residents from homes

CBC - Several people were forced from their homes in the Hochelaga-Maisonneuve district after an ov…

Greenwood, 'Canada's Smallest City,' sees run on businesses

CBC - Greenwood, B.C. calls itself "Canada's Smallest City;" but it might be getting bigger soon. …

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  • A woman shops in a supermarket in Hangzhou
    China's tax overhaul aims to cut business costs Reuters

    China has rolled out a value-added tax (VAT) system across all industries that previously had a business tax, in the most ambitious overhaul of its tax regime in three decades. The government first began …

    A woman shops in a supermarket in Hangzhou

    China has rolled out a value-added tax (VAT) system across all industries that previously had a business tax, in the most ambitious overhaul of its tax regime in three decades. The government first began experimenting with a VAT in 1979 and started applying the tax to specific sectors in 2012. The final four sectors to …

  • Traders work on the floor of the NYSE
    Wall Street falls as earnings weigh; Dow, S&P up for month Reuters

    By Rodrigo Campos NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks posted their largest weekly drop in more than two months on Friday as earnings reports continued to weigh, but the S&P 500 and Dow managed to close up …

    Traders work on the floor of the NYSE

    By Rodrigo Campos NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks posted their largest weekly drop in more than two months on Friday as earnings reports continued to weigh, but the S&P 500 and Dow managed to close up for April after strong showings mid-month. Company results once more gave the market direction as a 9 percent decline …

  • The 5 Most Stressful Stages of Moving—and How to Cope
    The 5 Most Stressful Stages of Moving—and How to Cope Realtor.com

    There are steps you can take to make moving a little less of a threat to your sanity. Here's what you can do to minimize the mayhem. The post The 5 Most Stressful Stages of Moving—and How to Cope appeared …

    The 5 Most Stressful Stages of Moving—and How to Cope

    There are steps you can take to make moving a little less of a threat to your sanity. Here's what you can do to minimize the mayhem. The post The 5 Most Stressful Stages of Moving—and How to Cope appeared first on Real Estate News and Advice - realtor.com.

  • On the Campaign Trail With the Open Houses of Instagram Realtor.com

    No matter your political leanings, you need a roof over your head. Your journey starts by conducting an informal straw poll of open houses in your area. The post On the Campaign Trail With the Open Houses …

    On the Campaign Trail With the Open Houses of Instagram

    No matter your political leanings, you need a roof over your head. Your journey starts by conducting an informal straw poll of open houses in your area. The post On the Campaign Trail With the Open Houses of Instagram appeared first on Real Estate News and Advice - realtor.com.

  • 8 Types of Roads That Can Have a Big Impact on Home Sales US News

    Living off of a road that sees a lot of cars going back and forth throughout the day can make for a hassle getting in and out of the driveway. Plus, others generally have a lower opinion of homes located …

    Living off of a road that sees a lot of cars going back and forth throughout the day can make for a hassle getting in and out of the driveway. Plus, others generally have a lower opinion of homes located on a busy street, says Greg Hague, CEO of Real Estate Mavericks, a real estate coaching firm based in Scottsdale, A …

  • Where to Buy a Home If You Haven’t Saved for a Big Down Payment Realtor.com

    It’s difficult to set aside enough money for a down payment. But in some places, down payments are easier to afford. The post Where to Buy a Home If You Haven’t Saved for a Big Down Payment appeared first …

    Where to Buy a Home If You Haven’t Saved for a Big Down Payment

    It’s difficult to set aside enough money for a down payment. But in some places, down payments are easier to afford. The post Where to Buy a Home If You Haven’t Saved for a Big Down Payment appeared first on Real Estate News and Advice - realtor.com.

  • Overvalued houses? Not in Victoria says CMHC CBC

    Victoria's real estate market might not be as overheated as some think, according to a new report from the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation. "When it comes to overvaluation we see weak evidence …

    Victoria's real estate market might not be as overheated as some think, according to a new report from the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation. "When it comes to overvaluation we see weak evidence of that," said Aida Niavarani Zadeh, a senior market analyst with the CMHC. The CMHC's Housing Market Assessment, which …

  • BRIEF-Shanghai Chengtou's Q1 net profit down 34.0 pct Reuters

    April 29 (Reuters) - Shanghai Chengtou Holding Co Ltd * Says Q1 net profit down 34.0 percent y/y at 710.9 millionyuan ($109.66 million) Source text in Chinese: http://bit.ly/1QEYVEr Further company coverage: …

    April 29 (Reuters) - Shanghai Chengtou Holding Co Ltd * Says Q1 net profit down 34.0 percent y/y at 710.9 millionyuan ($109.66 million) Source text in Chinese: http://bit.ly/1QEYVEr Further company coverage: ($1 = 6.4830 Chinese yuan renminbi) (Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom)

  • Golf Legend Nick Price Selling $21.9M Jupiter Island Compound Realtor.com

    Golf Hall of Famer Nick Price is selling his home on nearly 7 acres of land in the ultra-exclusive enclave of Jupiter Island, FL, for $22.9 million. The post Golf Legend Nick Price Selling $21.9M Jupiter …

    Golf Legend Nick Price Selling $21.9M Jupiter Island Compound

    Golf Hall of Famer Nick Price is selling his home on nearly 7 acres of land in the ultra-exclusive enclave of Jupiter Island, FL, for $22.9 million. The post Golf Legend Nick Price Selling $21.9M Jupiter Island Compound appeared first on Real Estate News and Advice - realtor.com.

  • BRIEF-Hainan Pearl River's share trade to halt pending announcement Reuters

    April 29 (Reuters) - Hainan Pearl River Holdings Co Ltd * Says share trade to halt from May 3 pending announcement Source text in Chinese: http://bit.ly/26AiAB2 Further company coverage: (Reporting by …

    April 29 (Reuters) - Hainan Pearl River Holdings Co Ltd * Says share trade to halt from May 3 pending announcement Source text in Chinese: http://bit.ly/26AiAB2 Further company coverage: (Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom)

  • BRIEF-Financial Street's 2015 net profit down 23 pct Reuters

    April 29 (Reuters) - Financial Street Holdings Co Ltd * Says 2015 net profit down 23.03 percent y/y at 2.25billion yuan ($347.12 million) Source text in Chinese: http://bit.ly/1XXU0Et;http://bit.ly/1SykBaU …

    April 29 (Reuters) - Financial Street Holdings Co Ltd * Says 2015 net profit down 23.03 percent y/y at 2.25billion yuan ($347.12 million) Source text in Chinese: http://bit.ly/1XXU0Et;http://bit.ly/1SykBaU Further company coverage: ($1 = 6.4820 Chinese yuan renminbi) (Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom)

  • BRIEF-Jinyuan Cement's scraps plan for unit to buy assets from Italian-Thai Development Reuters

    April 29 (Reuters) - Jinyuan Cement Co Ltd * Says it scraps plan for unit to buy cement assets fromItalian-Thai Development Public Co Ltd Source text in Chinese: http://bit.ly/1WuSuuw Further company coverage: …

    April 29 (Reuters) - Jinyuan Cement Co Ltd * Says it scraps plan for unit to buy cement assets fromItalian-Thai Development Public Co Ltd Source text in Chinese: http://bit.ly/1WuSuuw Further company coverage: (Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom)

  • British funds raise stock holdings in April Reuters

    By Claire Milhench LONDON (Reuters) - British funds raised their equity holdings in April off March's five-year lows, chasing the global stock market rally that has continued into the second quarter thanks …

    A man smokes a cigarette outside The London Stock Exchange

    By Claire Milhench LONDON (Reuters) - British funds raised their equity holdings in April off March's five-year lows, chasing the global stock market rally that has continued into the second quarter thanks to loose central bank policies. UK asset managers have been in a broadly risk-averse mood this year, with many positioning …

  • Global funds raise equity holdings as rally continues Reuters

    By Claire Milhench LONDON (Reuters) - Investors raised their equity holdings in April from March's five-year lows, taking the view that the global stock market rally will continue as long as central banks …

    Traders work on the floor of the NYSE

    By Claire Milhench LONDON (Reuters) - Investors raised their equity holdings in April from March's five-year lows, taking the view that the global stock market rally will continue as long as central banks maintain their loose monetary policies, a Reuters poll showed on Friday. The moves higher in global stock markets …

  • Create a Home Listing Video Worthy of an Oscar—or an Offer Realtor.com

    The latest trend in home listings is video. But what, exactly, do you shoot that will pull viewers in? The post Create a Home Listing Video Worthy of an Oscar—or an Offer appeared first on Real Estate …

    Create a Home Listing Video Worthy of an Oscar—or an Offer

    The latest trend in home listings is video. But what, exactly, do you shoot that will pull viewers in? The post Create a Home Listing Video Worthy of an Oscar—or an Offer appeared first on Real Estate News and Advice - realtor.com.

  • A St. Louis Dome Dominates This Week’s Most Popular Homes Realtor.com

    Curves ahead! This week demonstrates how interesting life without straight lines can be. A cool geodesic dome home in the Midwest took our top spot. The post A St. Louis Dome Dominates This Week’s Most …

    A St. Louis Dome Dominates This Week’s Most Popular Homes

    Curves ahead! This week demonstrates how interesting life without straight lines can be. A cool geodesic dome home in the Midwest took our top spot. The post A St. Louis Dome Dominates This Week’s Most Popular Homes appeared first on Real Estate News and Advice - realtor.com.

  • Hong Kong March home prices fall for 6th straight month amid rising supply Reuters

    (Adds HKMA data on negative home equity and mortgage approvals) By Clare Baldwin HONG KONG, April 29 (Reuters) - Hong Kong's home prices posted their sixth consecutive month of decline in March, government …

    (Adds HKMA data on negative home equity and mortgage approvals) By Clare Baldwin HONG KONG, April 29 (Reuters) - Hong Kong's home prices posted their sixth consecutive month of decline in March, government data showed, with housing supply expected to hit a record high over the next few years. Home prices fell 3.5 points …

  • UK mortgage approvals fall ahead of new tax, but lending surges Reuters

    British mortgage approvals fell for the first time in six months in March shortly before a new tax took effect, but consumers borrowed at the fastest rate in over a decade, Bank of England data showed. …

    File photograph of a double rainbow seen above a row of terrace houses in Clapham, south London

    British mortgage approvals fell for the first time in six months in March shortly before a new tax took effect, but consumers borrowed at the fastest rate in over a decade, Bank of England data showed. Mortgage approvals for house purchases numbered 71,357 in March, down from 73,195 in February. Analysts in a Reuters …

  • BRIEF-Jiangsu Zhongnan Construction's 2015 net profit down, but Q1 profit up Reuters

    April 29 (Reuters) - Jiangsu Zhongnan Construction Group CoLtd * Says 2015 net profit down 63.4 percent y/y at 351.3million yuan ($54.18 million) * Says Q1 net profit up 7.3 percent y/y at 148.8 millionyuan …

    April 29 (Reuters) - Jiangsu Zhongnan Construction Group CoLtd * Says 2015 net profit down 63.4 percent y/y at 351.3million yuan ($54.18 million) * Says Q1 net profit up 7.3 percent y/y at 148.8 millionyuan Source text in Chinese: http://bit.ly/23cdyGp;http://bit.ly/1rmMPuU Further company coverage: ($1 = 6.4836 Chinese …

  • BRIEF-Hua Yuan Property's Q1 contract sales down 36 pct Reuters

    April 29 (Reuters) - Hua Yuan Property Co Ltd * Says Q1 contract sales down 36.0 percent y/y at about 701million yuan ($108.12 million) Source text in Chinese: http://bit.ly/26zL9yE Further company coverage: …

    April 29 (Reuters) - Hua Yuan Property Co Ltd * Says Q1 contract sales down 36.0 percent y/y at about 701million yuan ($108.12 million) Source text in Chinese: http://bit.ly/26zL9yE Further company coverage: ($1 = 6.4836 Chinese yuan renminbi) (Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom)

 
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