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Susie Knows Downsizing: Meet Cindy + Cleve!

Meet Cindy + Cleve! These friends of mine recently decided to downsize. Their kids had flown the coop off to great jobs + bright futures and it was time for a smaller house… One with an open floor plan with main level living, a smaller yard + easy access to Portland. 53 more words

Canada's 'borrowing binge' has put economy in precarious position, report warns

Moody’s Analytics calls it “mortgage meltdown math”, but the subsidiary of the ratings agency paints an ugly picture of what could happen to the Canadian economy if everything goes wrong in the housing market. 630 more words

Mortgages & Real Estate

Inventory on Longest Downward Stretch in Two Decades

Housing inventory is officially on its longest downward stretch in two decades, with 11 percent fewer homes on the market year-over-year in June, according to the latest data preview from… 272 more words


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Treasurer Scott Morrison has sparked debate advising retirees to downsize in order to free up larger houses for young families. View the full story here… 14 more words


Malaysian corruption allegedly spreads to Canadian real estate

A Malaysian governor and his family are accused in a lawsuit of funneling proceeds of corruption into Canadian real estate, with a Swiss environmental group pressing some of Canada’s biggest financial firms to turn over information on how the money flowed. 605 more words

Housing Market

More Americans Say Now is a Good Time to Sell!

Recently released data from Fannie Mae’s National Housing Survey revealed that rising home prices were the catalyst behind an eight-point jump in the net percentage of respondents who say now is a good time to sell. 319 more words

Real Estate

NAHB: Builder Confidence Dips on Hurricane Damage

Home builders had less confidence in housing market conditions in September. In the aftermath of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, builders worried that ongoing shortages of construction labor and materials would worsen. 316 more words

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