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Rents in U.S. Are Growing at the Fastest Rate in Almost Two Years

Seattle rent increases may have slowed in the last two years, but are now on the rise again.

That’s according to a report released by Zillow Thursday, which says median rents across the country are increasing at the fastest rate since May 2016. 36 more words

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Two more Marpole modular housing happy (ex-homeless) campers

It’s been over a week since my friend Beetlejuice moved into his studio apartment in the Reiderman Residence—aka the new temporary modular housing (TMH) complex in Marpole—and he says that he loves it! 298 more words

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Why you should (and shouldn't) opt for a month-to-month lease

Source: Devon Thorsby.

The reasons to rent rather than own a home vary greatly. You may like high-rise apartments, prefer a short distance to public transportation or still be saving up for a home purchase in the future. 1,276 more words

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Home maintenance tasks to align with daylight saving time

Source: Megan Wild.

You’re ready for more sunlight. You can smell the shift in the air that announces warmer weather. It’s almost time to start thinking about outdoor patio dinners, fresh flowers in the garden beds and lazing about in bare feet. 755 more words

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Real estate industry needs stronger regulation

When we think of Real Estate agents in New Zealand, people want to think that they are an honourable bunch. New Zealanders want to believe that when they are buying or selling a house, should they deal with a real estate agent, that not only is the person totally qualified to do the job, it will be done to a level of proficiency where both the buyer/seller and the agent are happy. 399 more words


Q&A: Twyford and housing

Labour campaigned strongly agaisnt the national government over it’s poor handling of growing housing problems. They have promised big (100,00o new houses in 10 years), but are yet to look like delivering. 299 more words


What is Fair and Reasonable?

Residents of Victoria face an affordable-housing crisis.

Our capital City has 1,200 homeless individuals. Thousands of renters – seniors, students, and working people face eviction. This, due to soaring rents, demolition, and redevelopment into high-density condo towers. 197 more words

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