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The Starbucks Effect: Higher home prices

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Living near a Starbucks has its benefits for homeowners, whether you’re a coffee drinker or not.

The value of homes within a quarter-mile of a Starbucks rise faster than those that aren’t, according to real estate research group Zillow. 182 more words


Distressed Home Sales, Foreclosure Inventory Decline Substantially - DSNews

Sales of distressed homes (REO and short sales) fell to their lowest level in seven years and foreclosure inventory dropped by 34 percent year-over-year in December 2014, according to  94 more words

Sturdy as a house of cards? A look at Canada’s property boom

First-time buyers are screwed. Many young families who’ve bit the bullet on oversized mortgages are dangerously vulnerable in the event of a downturn, while the whole creaking apparatus of Canada’s gilded housing market could be overpriced by nearly a third. 1,580 more words


Home ownership for millennials – are they dreaming?

Every day for the past few months, I’ve been reading the business sections of Canadian newspapers. And every couple of days, there is a new article about how… 1,058 more words


If GTA housing market unravels, here is how it might unfold

If Toronto’s housing market comes under pressure, the experience of San Francisco may offer some clues about what might happen. How far might prices fall? How long would the pain last and what would a recovery look like? 976 more words

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In England, 23% fewer young adults own their own homes than 10 years ago

Young people in England­ are a lot less likely to buy a home and more reliant on the rental market than they were even a decade ago.  257 more words