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Matt Cardy | Getty Images News | Getty Images U.K. house prices saw their biggest growth since 2016 in August, climbing to a record high, according to Britain’s longest-running barometer of the property market.  The Halifax House Price Index, which is run by analysis company IHS Markit, found that U.K. house prices grew by 5.2%
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The affects of indoor air quality is top of mind as we spend more time at home Is your vacuum spewing particles back into the air? picture alliance via Getty Images The EPA cites indoor air quality (IAQ) as one of the top five environmental risks to public health. Since the pandemic’s March shut down,
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Rendering of Maude Park, Middlefield Park Source: Google When Google announced plans for its new Mountain View tech campus this week, it didn’t look like the Silicon Valley campuses that preceded it. It’s an even starker contrast from Apple‘s high-profile “spaceship” campus just several miles away, whose completed design garnered worldwide attention just two years
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Median listing prices rose 19% in Philadelphia in August getty Realtor.com recently released the latest numbers on the country’s housing market. Economists crunched the numbers from August. Despite a 10 % year-over-year increase in the national median listing price to $350,000, the market is hotter and more competitive than ever. This current listing price growth is
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Scott Mlyn | CNBC After holding flat for a couple of weeks, the number of borrowers in public and private coronavirus-related mortgage bailout programs saw a much bigger improvement than expected. Most still in getting aide, however, have extended their terms, suggesting they are still unable to get current on their home loans.  The number
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A ban on evictions is meeting resistance from rental housing providers. getty An eviction moratorium issued Tuesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is drawing a chorus of disapproval from multifamily housing advocates who say the action is overly burdensome and interferes with their own obligations to provide safe, affordable housing. The moratorium
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Late Tuesday, as temporary, coronavirus-related eviction protections in several states had expired, the Trump administration announced a somewhat creative plan to stop most rental evictions through the end of the year. The White House issued an order through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that declared evictions during a pandemic are a national health
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Transcendentalist author Henry David Thoreau once wrote in his classic book Walden, “We need the tonic of wildness.” In this book from 1854, Thoreau wrote about his life in the woods in Massachusetts, which focused on simple living in nature and privacy. His serene way of life surrounded by nature served as inspiration for Walden
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Rendering of Maude Park, Middlefield Park Source: Google Whoever thought the coronavirus pandemic would drastically change tech companies’ real estate plans in Silicon Valley, hasn’t met Google. The Alphabet company has proposed a new tech campus in its historic home city of Mountain View, with plans to remodel 40 acres into a mixed-use center that
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In Orlando, Baldwin Park rentals as they looked while under construction. Private entrances and … [+] separate garages allow more physical distancing. Generous balconies are in greater demand in a time when fresh outdoor air is desired more than ever. Photo courtesy of Torti Gallas and Partners I recently overheard a developer lament, “amenities used
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Exceptionally strong demand, historically low supply and record low mortgage rates are combining to fuel the fastest home price growth since 2018. Nationally, home prices in July were 5.5% higher than in 2019. That is a marked increase from the 4.3% annual gain seen in June, according to CoreLogic. Falling mortgage rates helped bolster the