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Wall Street rallies as OPEC reaches output deal

Reuters - Wall Street moved higher on Wednesday after an OPEC agreement to limit crude output fuelled a rally in oil and more than offset nervousness about a tight race for the U.S. presidency. The energy ind…

Family Told They Can’t Live on Their Own Land (and You Won’t Believe Why)

Family Told They Can’t Live on Their Own Land (and You Won’t Believe Why)

Realtor.com - One of the best perks of owning property is that you get to live on it, yet a homeown…

A real estate for sale sign is pictured in front of a home in Vancouver

Vancouver aims to curb short-term house rentals in pricey market

Reuters - By Nicole Mordant VANCOUVER (Reuters) - Vancouver unveiled further steps on Wednesday ai…

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  • Traders work on the floor of the NYSE
    Wall Street rallies as OPEC reaches output deal Reuters

    Wall Street moved higher on Wednesday after an OPEC agreement to limit crude output fuelled a rally in oil and more than offset nervousness about a tight race for the U.S. presidency. The energy index …

    Traders work on the floor of the NYSE

    Wall Street moved higher on Wednesday after an OPEC agreement to limit crude output fuelled a rally in oil and more than offset nervousness about a tight race for the U.S. presidency. The energy index <.SPNY> jumped 4 percent and was set to have its best day since January after OPEC sources said the group has reached a …

  • Family Told They Can’t Live on Their Own Land (and You Won’t Believe Why)
    Family Told They Can’t Live on Their Own Land (and You Won’t Believe Why) Realtor.com

    One of the best perks of owning property is that you get to live on it, yet a homeowner in Colorado was told her family can't live on their own land. The post Family Told They Can’t Live on Their Own …

    Family Told They Can’t Live on Their Own Land (and You Won’t Believe Why)

    One of the best perks of owning property is that you get to live on it, yet a homeowner in Colorado was told her family can't live on their own land. The post Family Told They Can’t Live on Their Own Land (and You Won’t Believe Why) appeared first on Real Estate News and Advice - realtor.com.

  • A real estate for sale sign is pictured in front of a home in Vancouver
    Vancouver aims to curb short-term house rentals in pricey market Reuters

    By Nicole Mordant VANCOUVER (Reuters) - Vancouver unveiled further steps on Wednesday aimed at easing a housing affordability and availability crisis, two days after a report warned that the West Coast …

    A real estate for sale sign is pictured in front of a home in Vancouver

    By Nicole Mordant VANCOUVER (Reuters) - Vancouver unveiled further steps on Wednesday aimed at easing a housing affordability and availability crisis, two days after a report warned that the West Coast Canadian city was the world's most at risk for a housing bubble. Mayor Gregor Robertson said Vancouver plans to restrict …

  • 6 Cities Where You Can Own a Home for Under $1,000 a Month Realtor.com

    You don’t have to make a ton of money to afford a decent home in some cities. HSH.com analyzed housing affordability in 27 cities across the nation, with Pittsburgh emerging as the most affordable metro …

    6 Cities Where You Can Own a Home for Under $1,000 a Month

    You don’t have to make a ton of money to afford a decent home in some cities. HSH.com analyzed housing affordability in 27 cities across the nation, with Pittsburgh emerging as the most affordable metro area in America for those hoping to buy a home. The post 6 Cities Where You Can Own a Home for Under $1,000 a Month appeared …

  • Forbes pegs Trump's wealth at $3.7 billion, $800 million less than last year Reuters

    U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's estimated net worth is $3.7 billion (£2.8 billion), $800 million less than a year ago, Forbes magazine reported on Wednesday, attributing the loss largely …

    Trump delivers remarks at the Polish National Alliance in Chicago

    U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's estimated net worth is $3.7 billion (£2.8 billion), $800 million less than a year ago, Forbes magazine reported on Wednesday, attributing the loss largely to New York's softening real estate market. The magazine probed 28 assets or asset classes owned by the New York …

  • Renovation boom underway, CMHC says, as empty nesters need more space for adult chicks CBC

    On the whole, Ontario's housing stock is aging. Roughly 57 per cent of all the homes in the province have been constructed since 1980, and those almost 40-year-old homes are in need of a few licks of paint …

    On the whole, Ontario's housing stock is aging. Roughly 57 per cent of all the homes in the province have been constructed since 1980, and those almost 40-year-old homes are in need of a few licks of paint — or more. "Existing homeowners and landlords looking to sell or rent existing space have undertaken more renovation …

  • Artis REIT to sell Alberta retail, industrial assets: sources Reuters

    By John Tilak TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's Artis Real Estate Investment Trust is looking to sell retail and industrial assets in Alberta worth about C$300 million ($227 million) to diversify away from …

    By John Tilak TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's Artis Real Estate Investment Trust is looking to sell retail and industrial assets in Alberta worth about C$300 million ($227 million) to diversify away from the oil-producing province, according to two sources familiar with the process. The move comes after Artis earlier this …

  • If You Can Afford to Buy a Home, Why Are You Still Renting? U.S.News & World Report

    About 37 percent of housing units in the U.S. are occupied by renters, according to the U.S. Census Bureau's 2015 American Community Survey, and homeownership rates are the lowest they've been in the last …

    About 37 percent of housing units in the U.S. are occupied by renters, according to the U.S. Census Bureau's 2015 American Community Survey, and homeownership rates are the lowest they've been in the last 50 years as of the second quarter of 2016. In the 35 largest housing markets in the country, nearly 14 percent of renters …

  • New Airbnb rules could shut down 1,000 short-term listings in Vancouver, says mayor CBC

    Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson says a new proposal that would require people to get a licence for Airbnb and other short-term rentals could put up to 1,000 homes back into the long-term rental pool.

    New Airbnb rules could shut down 1,000 short-term listings in Vancouver, says mayor

    Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson says a new proposal that would require people to get a licence for Airbnb and other short-term rentals could put up to 1,000 homes back into the long-term rental pool.

  • Fed's Kashkari says economy has room to run before overheating Reuters

    "The economy still has room to run before it overheats," Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari said at the Institutional Investor Conference in Minneapolis, which was streamed live on the bank's website. …

    Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari speaks during an interview at Reuters in New York

    "The economy still has room to run before it overheats," Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari said at the Institutional Investor Conference in Minneapolis, which was streamed live on the bank's website. Fed Chair Janet Yellen last week used an identical phrase when she explained the reasoning behind the Fed's decision …

  • BRIEF-China Properties Investment to subscribe for non-voting participating shares for HK$190 million Reuters

    Sept 28 (Reuters) - CHINA PROPERTIES INVESTMENT HOLDINGS LTD * China Ppt Inv-voluntary Announcement - Business Update OnAsset Management Business And Change In Use Of Proceeds FromRights Issue * Company …

    Sept 28 (Reuters) - CHINA PROPERTIES INVESTMENT HOLDINGS LTD * China Ppt Inv-voluntary Announcement - Business Update OnAsset Management Business And Change In Use Of Proceeds FromRights Issue * Company has decided to subscribe for non-votingparticipating shares of segregated portfolio for a total amountof HK$190 million …

  • Supreme Court extends Sahara chief Subrata Roy's parole Reuters

    Supreme Court has extended the parole of conglomerate Sahara's chief Subrata Roy by nearly a month in an interim order issued on Wednesday. Sahara, the former sponsor of India's cricket team, has been …

    Sahara Group Chairman Subrata Roy gestures as he speaks during a news conference in Kolkata

    Supreme Court has extended the parole of conglomerate Sahara's chief Subrata Roy by nearly a month in an interim order issued on Wednesday. Sahara, the former sponsor of India's cricket team, has been embroiled in a battle with the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), which alleges it failed to comply with a …

  • Jackie Onassis’ Childhood Summer Home Hits Market in Hamptons Realtor.com

    The 100-year-old house in East Hampton, NY, where Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis spent her childhood summers has hit the market for $39 million. The post Jackie Onassis’ Childhood Summer Home Hits Market in …

    Jackie Onassis’ Childhood Summer Home Hits Market in Hamptons

    The 100-year-old house in East Hampton, NY, where Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis spent her childhood summers has hit the market for $39 million. The post Jackie Onassis’ Childhood Summer Home Hits Market in Hamptons appeared first on Real Estate News and Advice - realtor.com.

  • BRIEF-Guangdong Highsun signs agreement to buy toy maker for 290 mln yuan Reuters

    Sept 28 (Reuters) - Guangdong Highsun Group Co Ltd * Says it signs agreement to buy toy maker for 290 millionyuan ($43.46 million) including 178 million yuan debts Source text in Chinese:http://bit.ly/2cC4DiN …

    Sept 28 (Reuters) - Guangdong Highsun Group Co Ltd * Says it signs agreement to buy toy maker for 290 millionyuan ($43.46 million) including 178 million yuan debts Source text in Chinese:http://bit.ly/2cC4DiN Further company coverage: ($1 = 6.6725 Chinese yuan renminbi) (Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom)

  • Calgary office vacancy rate nears 25%, Re/Max says CBC

    Calgary's beleaguered office sector continues to struggle, with vacancy rates nearing 25 per cent as of the end of July, according to a major real estate company's analysis. "In some asset classes, particularly …

    Calgary's beleaguered office sector continues to struggle, with vacancy rates nearing 25 per cent as of the end of July, according to a major real estate company's analysis. "In some asset classes, particularly office space, the sublease market is putting pricing pressure on the primary lease market," the report reads. …

  • BRIEF-China Merchants Shekou plans to sell property assets for at least 8.9 bln yuan Reuters

    Sept 28 (Reuters) - China Merchants Shekou Industrial ZoneHoldings Co Ltd * Says it plans to sell property assets for at least 8.9billion yuan ($1.33 billion) Source text in Chinese: http://bit.ly/2deLD7U …

    Sept 28 (Reuters) - China Merchants Shekou Industrial ZoneHoldings Co Ltd * Says it plans to sell property assets for at least 8.9billion yuan ($1.33 billion) Source text in Chinese: http://bit.ly/2deLD7U Further company coverage: ($1 = 6.6720 Chinese yuan renminbi) (Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom)

  • BRIEF-Citychamp Dartong's unit plans to set up investment firm with partners Reuters

    Sept 28 (Reuters) - Citychamp Dartong Co Ltd * Says unit plans to set up investment firm with partnerswith capital up to HK$900 million ($116.07 million) Source text in Chinese: http://bit.ly/2djFZU0 Further …

    Sept 28 (Reuters) - Citychamp Dartong Co Ltd * Says unit plans to set up investment firm with partnerswith capital up to HK$900 million ($116.07 million) Source text in Chinese: http://bit.ly/2djFZU0 Further company coverage: ($1 = 7.7538 Hong Kong dollars) (Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom)

  • BRIEF-Zhejiang Guangsha's shares to resume trading on Sept 29 Reuters

    Sept 28 (Reuters) - Zhejiang Guangsha Co Ltd * Says shares to resume trading on September 29 Source text in Chinese: http://bit.ly/2dsBF5O Further company coverage: (Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom)

    Sept 28 (Reuters) - Zhejiang Guangsha Co Ltd * Says shares to resume trading on September 29 Source text in Chinese: http://bit.ly/2dsBF5O Further company coverage: (Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom)

  • 10 Priciest Metros Where Buyers Can Score the Most Down Payment Help Realtor.com

    There is a jaw-dropping amount of down payment assistance available for first-time buyers in many of America’s biggest and most expensive markets. The post 10 Priciest Metros Where Buyers Can Score the …

    10 Priciest Metros Where Buyers Can Score the Most Down Payment Help

    There is a jaw-dropping amount of down payment assistance available for first-time buyers in many of America’s biggest and most expensive markets. The post 10 Priciest Metros Where Buyers Can Score the Most Down Payment Help appeared first on Real Estate News and Advice - realtor.com.

  • Dauphin building boom bucks trend of struggling communities CBC

    This has proven to be a year of uncertainty for several Manitoba communities, with looming job losses, closures and declining populations. Dauphin, Man., a small city about 250 kilometres northwest of …

    Dauphin building boom bucks trend of struggling communities

    This has proven to be a year of uncertainty for several Manitoba communities, with looming job losses, closures and declining populations. Dauphin, Man., a small city about 250 kilometres northwest of Winnipeg, is your average Manitoba community. Kohan is originally from the Dauphin area, but like many, was drawn to the …

 
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