Real Estate


Toronto real estate: First foray into bidding wars leaves homebuyer bruised

Vanessa Gallant just stepped onto the bidding war battlefield a month ago — in the relatively quiet community of Vaughan — and already she’s feeling bloodied.

Real estate experts say it's a great time to buy a home

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - Property values are extremely low right now, but for buyers that means this is a great time to make a deal. That was just one of the topics discussed at Tuesday's 43rd annual Hancock Bank Gulf Coast Economic Symposium in Biloxi.

Too much credit goes to homebuyer tax credit

Mary Ellen Podmolik Chicago Tribune 02.10.2010
Too much credit goes to homebuyer tax credit

There's been much speculation surrounding the federal homebuyer tax credits enacted to jump-start home sales, about whether they worked and whether they, in effect, borrowed from future sales as consumers hurried purchases to nab the tax benefit.

New hope for flat buyers caught out by recession

Hundreds of prospective property buyers in Northern Ireland have been thrown a lifeline after a landmark legal judgment ruled that a man who had agreed to purchase a flat during the property price boom cannot be forced to honour the contract.

Property website Rightmove reports surge in homebuyer interest

The UK housing market may be showing fresh signs of growth after an online property website recorded a huge increase in interest over the last six months.



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