Giving Your Child A Mortgage

Giving Your Child A Mortgage. As housing prices continue to climb across the nation’s hottest real estate markets, many young families struggle to buy their first home, particularly in their parents’ more expensive neighborhoods. Wanting to keep their children close, parents, with the financial resources to help, often consider gifting a home to their children. …

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Property auctions increase

Property auctions increase by year end. In Greece, the state is planning to auction 31 properties between October 17 and December 19, and according to sources this figure may grow considerably, as besides the increase in bank account confiscations and asset freezes, the Independent Authority for Public Revenue is increasing the pace of online auctions …

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Canada sales data to be made available

Canada sales data to be made available. The Canadian Real Estate Association says it will soon be adding historical sales data to its realtor.ca website. The industry group said the information will be included along with new listings and be accessible without a password. Whether you want to sell your residential property or buy a …

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Office space being converted

Office space being converted. Presistently high office vacancies, particularly in city central business districts (CBDs), continue to spur conversions to residential units. The latest SA Property Owners’ Association (Sapoa) office vacancy report revealed that the national office vacancy rate declined by 0.4 percentage points to 11.1 percent in the second quarter of this year while the …

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Pass SST savings to property buyers

Pass SST savings to property buyers. KUALA LUMPUR — Property developers will review prices of new homes in response to the government’s call for tax exemption savings on construction materials. This will be passed on to consumers. According to the New Straits Times, some said they could also apply discounts to existing units despite the …

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