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US sellers advised to spruce up the outside of their properties for a fast sale

Wednesday, 16 April 2014
Home owners in the United States putting their properties on the market should focus on making them look good on the outside rather than undertake large scale renovations, a survey has found.
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Over half of homes for sale in major US markets are unaffordable for typical buyers

Tuesday, 08 April 2014
More than half of the homes for sale in several major markets in the United States are unaffordable for average buyers, according to a new report.
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Property prices and sales in Canada forecast to rise steadily in 2014 and into 2015

Friday, 04 April 2014
The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) has updated its forecast for home sales and prices, saying it expects transactions and values to increase during the spring months and into 2015.
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National home prices in the US flat over the first quarter of 2014

Thursday, 03 April 2014
Non-seasonally adjusted national home prices in the United States remained mostly flat over the winter, up 0.7%, with five metro markets show quarterly declines, according to the latest home data index from ClearCapital.
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Gap between renting and buying costs closing in US cities

Tuesday, 01 April 2014
The gap between renting and buying is narrowing across cities in the United States but home ownership is still 38% cheaper than renting and will be until interest rates reach 10.6%, new research shows.
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US pending home sales down for eighth month in a row

Friday, 28 March 2014
Pending home sales in the United States declined for the eighth straight month in February, according to the latest index from the National Association of Realtors.
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Canadian property prices up over 10% year on year, latest index shows

Wednesday, 26 March 2014
Property prices in Canada increased by 10.1% compared with a year earlier, taking the national average price for homes sold in February to $406,372, according to the latest figures from the Canadian Real Estate Association.
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Strong real estate market in Miami with properties selling near asking price

Tuesday, 25 March 2014
The performance of the Miami real estate market remained strong in February, as prices continue to rise while properties are selling rapidly and near asking price, according to the latest report from the Miami Association of Realtors.
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Distressed sales fall in the US as transaction increase overall, latest index shows

Monday, 24 March 2014
US home sales increased by 8%  year on year in February and 3.8% month on month, according to the latest data from CoreLogic.
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Rising prices and bad weather hit home sales in the US in February say agents

Friday, 21 March 2014
Home prices in the US continued to show solid growth in most of the country due to limited inventory conditions, but rising prices and severe winter weather caused existing home sales to slip in February.
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US home prices expected to rise 3% in next 12 months, says latest forecast report

Thursday, 20 March 2014
US property prices are expected to rise 3% in the next 12 months but growth will depend on location, according to the latest real estate market report from Zillow.
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Millions of first time buyers want to buy a home in the US, new index shows

Friday, 14 March 2014
More than four million first time buyers want to enter the housing market in the United States in 2014, buoyed by strong housing market confidence, it is claimed.
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Miami see blistering start to 2014 with sales, prices and listings all up

Monday, 10 March 2014
Following three consecutive record sales years and more than two years of appreciation, the Miami real estate market began this year with strong sales, prices and new listings.
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Quarterly property prices gains in the US notably lower, says latest index

Thursday, 06 March 2014
National home price gains in the United States were notably lower over the quarter to the end of February, down to 1% from 2.5%, according to the latest data from real estate valuers Clear Capital.
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Negative equity rate falls below 20% for first time in US for years

Wednesday, 05 March 2014
In another sign that the US residential real estate market is recovering the national negative equity rate ended 2013 below 20% for the first time in years, according to the latest report from Zillow.
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Pending home sales in the US stalled in January, latest NAR index reveals

Monday, 03 March 2014
Pending home sales in the United States were essentially unchanged in January with gains in some states being offset by declines in others, the latest index report from the National Association of Realtors shows.
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Survey reveals confusion among tenants and landlords in the US over rental laws

Wednesday, 26 February 2014
Demand for residential rentals in the United States is strong but there is a great deal of confusion over existing rental laws among many landlords and tenants, a new survey has found.
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US residential sales down to lowest level for 18 months, latest data shows

Monday, 24 February 2014
Existing home sales in the United States fell in January to the lowest level in a year and a half, but ongoing inventory shortages continue to lift prices in much of the country, according to the latest report from the National Association of Realtors.
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Latest index shows US national home value growth has slowed

Thursday, 20 February 2014
National residential property values in the United States increased by just 0.2% in January compared with the previous month, confirming expert opinion that after a year of high increases, price growth is likely to be slower this year.
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Real estate market in Miami saw further growth at end of 2013

Monday, 17 February 2014
The Miami real estate market continued to experience strengthening in the fourth quarter of 2013 as demand for local real estate continued to fuel double digit price growth.
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Smoother residential real estate market in the US predicted for coming years

Thursday, 13 February 2014
Forecasters expect large scale investors in the US property market to sell off the bulk of homes in their portfolios in the next three to five years, boosting inventory and potentially contributing to a smoother market ahead.
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National house prices in Canada around 20% overvalued, it is claimed

Wednesday, 12 February 2014
The residential real estate market in Canada is strong with national prices now approximately 20% overvalued in real terms, according to a new analysis.
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Flipping up 114% in the United States since 2011, new data shows

Monday, 10 February 2014
Flipping, where a home is bought and sold again within six months, is on the increase in the United States with the latest data showing the practice up 16% in 2013 compared with the previous year.
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US real estate prices reach more normal levels

Tuesday, 04 February 2014
Property prices in the United States have normalised and future rates of growth will be more in line with historical trends, according to the latest analysis report from data provider Clear Capital.
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Real estate sales in Miami booming

Thursday, 30 January 2014
The Miami real estate market boomed in December as sales of single family homes and condominiums experienced significant growth, according to the latest data from the Miami Association of Realtors.
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Resales and new home sales led US housing market recovery in 2013

Tuesday, 28 January 2014
Home sales in the United States increased by 6% year on year last month, led by resales and new home sales, according to the latest data from CoreLogic.
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US residential real estate market set to see unsettling trends in 2014

Monday, 27 January 2014
National home values in the United States ended 2013 on a high note, up 6.4%  year on year in the fourth quarter, according to the latest report from Zillow.
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Sales volumes up in the Caribbean as wealthy buyers return

Friday, 24 January 2014
Last year was a watershed for several property markets in the Caribbean with prime real estate Barbados and the British Virgin Islands in particular seeing sales volumes increase, according to the latest analysis from Knight Frank.
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US property sales steady at end of 2013 but market sees more cash buyers

Thursday, 23 January 2014
Residential property sales and prices in the US remained steady at the end of 2013, according to the latest figures from housing data specialist RealtyTrac.
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US ski resorts rated according to their real estate investment potential

Friday, 17 January 2014
Whitefish Mountain in Montana has been named as the best ski resort town in the United States for real estate investors in a report that ranks locations according to their investment potential.
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Remarkable growth in Miami sales and prices not felt at lower end of market

Wednesday, 15 January 2014
Miami in Florida has seen remarkable growth in property sales and prices in the last 12 months but estate agents reveal that not all price brackets are benefitting from growth in the real estate market.
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