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US homes market experiencing a shortage of properties for sale at lower end

Thursday, 27 November 2014
More higher priced homes in the US are being put up for sale but there is still a shortage of lower priced homes on the market, new research suggests.
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US commercial real estate activity expected to be on a firmer footing in 2015

Wednesday, 26 November 2014
Despite a slowing global economy, forward economic momentum in the United States should keep commercial real estate activity on firmer footing, according to the National Association of Realtors.
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Existing home sales in US above year ago levels for first time in 12 months

Monday, 24 November 2014
Existing home sales rose in the US increased in October for the second straight month and are now above year on year levels for the first time in a year, according to the latest report from the National Association of Realtors.
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Sales in Miami soared last month due to increased demand

Friday, 21 November 2014
Sales in the Miami real estate market, one of the most popular US locations with overseas buyers, soared in October, exceeding record activity recorded in 2013.
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Canadian property prices and sales both continue upwards, latest index shows

Tuesday, 18 November 2014
National home sales in Canada rose by 0.7% from September to October and prices were up 7.1% year on year, according to the latest data from the Canadian Real Estate Association.
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Median and average sale prices continue upwards in Miami, latest data shows

Friday, 14 November 2014
The performance of the Miami real estate market remains consistent with record activity in 2013 due to strong demand despite increased existing and new construction supply, it is suggested.
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US housing market not set to normalise for at least three more years

Thursday, 13 November 2014
Real estate professionals in the United States, including economists, agents and investment strategists, don't expect the housing market to normalise for at least three more years.
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US home prices still rising but rate falls to 5% or below

Wednesday, 12 November 2014
Home prices in the United States showed continued growth in a majority of metropolitan areas in the third quarter, but all four major regions saw increases at or below 5% from a year ago.
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Property sales in Canada set to rise by almost 4% this year

Monday, 10 November 2014
Residential property sales in Canada are forecast to increase by 3.8% this year compared to 2013, according to revised figures from the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA).
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Distressed properties in the US selling 37% below market value, latest data suggests

Friday, 07 November 2014
Distressed residential properties in the United States sold for a median 37% below market prices in September, according to the latest foreclosure report.
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House sales falling in Canada, latest data shows

Monday, 03 November 2014
House sales in Canada are falling nationally, seeing the first monthly fall since the beginning of the year, according to the latest data from the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA).
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US real estate price growth slows to more realistic level, says latest index

Monday, 27 October 2014
Home value growth has peaked in the United States and the cooling real estate market has banished concerns about a property bubble, according to experts.
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US residential property price growth moderates for eleventh month in a row

Friday, 10 October 2014
Residential real estate prices saw moderating price growth for an eleventh month in a row, according to the latest figures from property data provider Clear Capital.
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Foreclosure and distressed property sales in the US fall considerably year on year

Thursday, 09 October 2014
There are fewer homes in the United States being sold which are in foreclosure as the real estate market continues its recovery.
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Latest data suggests a sustained slowdown in US property prices in main cities

Wednesday, 08 October 2014
There has been a sustained slowdown in residential real estate prices in major US cities, according to the most recent published data from the S&P/Case-Shiller home price indices.
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Americans more confident about the nationís housing market, new research shows

Thursday, 02 October 2014
Overall Americans are more confident about the housing market than at the start of the year, according to the latest Zillow Housing Confidence Index.
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US pending home sales fall slightly, latest NAR data shows

Tuesday, 30 September 2014
Pending home sales in the United States slowed modestly in August but contract signings remain at their second highest level over the past year, according to the latest data from the National Association of Realtors.
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Demand for new properties in Miami impacts on existing home market

Wednesday, 24 September 2014
Demand for new construction properties continued to impact the Miami existing real estate market in August as reflected by sales activity, prices, and rising inventory, according to the latest report from the Miami Association of Realtors.
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US house price growth cooling but likely to still rise over 3% in next year

Monday, 22 September 2014
Some housing markets in the United States are starting to cool but overall home values are expected to rise another 3.1% between now and August 2015.
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Waterfront homes in the US command massive premiums, research shows

Wednesday, 17 September 2014
A typical oceanfront or lakefront family home in the United States is worth more than double the median value of all homes, and in some locations 10 or more times, new research shows.
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Sales and prices in Canada continue upward but with considerable local variations

Tuesday, 16 September 2014
Home sales in Canada increased by almost 2% in August compared with the previous month and prices were up 5.3% year on year, according to the latest index from the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA).
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Strong economic growth in the US set to boost commercial real estate sectors

Friday, 05 September 2014
The strong rebound in economic growth in the United States during the second quarter of this year and ongoing job creation are gradually improving the outlook for all of the major commercial real estate sectors, it is claimed.
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Pending homes sales in the US rebound with all regions seeing gains

Thursday, 04 September 2014
Pending home sales in the United States rebounded in July and have now risen in four of the last five months, according to the latest data from the National Association of Realtors.
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Number of US home owners in negative equity continues to fall

Tuesday, 02 September 2014
Some 17% of home owners in the United States with mortgages were still underwater in the second quarter of this year despite home values rising steadily.
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US residential property sales slowing, latest data shows

Monday, 01 September 2014
Residential property sales in the US are slowing with the latest data showing the annual pace of sales fell 3% in July compared with the previous month.
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Renting more expensive than ever in many US metros, latest index data suggests

Wednesday, 27 August 2014
Renting is currently more expensive than ever in many areas in the United States, making it difficult for renters to save for a down payment on a home, according to a new analysis report.
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Year on year US home sales reach seven year high

Monday, 25 August 2014
Existing home sales in the United States increased in July to their highest annual pace of the year, according to the latest report from the National Association of Realtors.
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US property cash sales now at lowest since 2010, latest data shows

Wednesday, 20 August 2014
Cash sales made up 34.4% of total home sales in the United States in May 2014, the lowest share since May 2010, the latest data shows.
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Strong demand from home and abroad fuelling Miami real estate market

Thursday, 14 August 2014
The Miami residential real estate market continued to see rising prices in the second quarter of 2014 due to strong demand, according to the latest report from estate agents.
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New compulsory property valuation programme launched in Cayman

Monday, 11 August 2014
A new compulsory valuer registration programme for real estate in the Cayman Islands has been introduced with the aim of providing more confidence in the property market.
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Price growth slowing in the US amid concerns about longer term sustainability

Friday, 08 August 2014
Year on year property price growth in the United States fell from 9% to 8.4% in July, raising concerns about the market’s ability to maintain long term growth.
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