Property prices edging up in the United States, figures show

Sep 13, 2011 Comments Off by

Existing and new property prices in the United States increased in June for the third consecutive month, seeing gains of 0.9%, according to the latest index from FNC Inc. The increase follows a 0.8% rise in May and a 0.5% increase in April, the company’s residential price index that covers existing and new home sales, […]

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Six mistakes housing investors make

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Is it time to consider buying some rental housing? Investing in real estate right now can be surprisingly profitable, if everything goes well. Rents are climbing in many areas, and more properties may be coming on the market. Last month, the Obama administration asked for proposals on how to convert at least some of Fannie […]

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Rush to restaurant real estate brings 53 percent increase in valuation

Sep 12, 2011 Comments Off

The cheapest restaurants in America are luring activist investors who are betting companies from Ruby Tuesday Inc. to Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Inc. can make more money selling real estate than food. The 10 biggest U.S. restaurants that sell for less than the value of their property, plants and equipment trade at 70 cents […]

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Would more immigration revive the housing market?

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Could the U.S. revive its ailing housing market by following Canada’s example. “Why is it that Vancouver is the fastest growing real estate market in the world today? They allow immigrants in legally and it lifts all boats. Do we need to focus as much on legal immigration? Full Article: Source

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