housing

Washington DC News: Mayor Bowser Breaks Ground on 71 Affordable Apartments in Transit-Oriented Mount Vernon Triangle

Washington, DC – Washington D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser today celebrated the conclusion of June Housing Bloom by breaking ground on 71 affordable housing units at Liberty Place Apartments in the growing and transit-centric Mount Vernon Triangle neighborhood in Ward 6.  The Bowser Administration also released four requests for proposals to redevelop properties in Wards 6, … Continue reading Washington DC News: Mayor Bowser Breaks Ground on 71 Affordable Apartments in Transit-Oriented Mount Vernon Triangle

UCLA Anderson Forecast Sees Economy Moving Ahead ― For Now

LOS ANGELES/ June 13, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — Note: With this second quarter economic report for 2018, the UCLA Anderson Forecast introduces a new report, providing analysis and perspective on the outlook for the world’s two largest economies, the United States and China. The Cathay Bank/UCLA Anderson Forecast U.S.-China Economic Report will be published quarterly in … Continue reading UCLA Anderson Forecast Sees Economy Moving Ahead ― For Now

Senate moves closer to passing bill to ease bank safeguards

WASHINGTON /March 6, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Senate moved closer Tuesday to passing legislation to roll back some of the safeguards Congress put in place to prevent a repeat of the financial crisis. Enough Democrats supported a procedural vote on the bipartisan bill to ensure its passage by the Republican-majority Senate. The move to alter … Continue reading Senate moves closer to passing bill to ease bank safeguards

New Home Sales published by HUD.Gov

November 27, 2017 (STL.News) HUD.Gov published New Home Sales today on HUD.Gov.  The release offered the following economic information: Sales of new single-family houses in October 2017 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 685,000, according to estimates released jointly today by the Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau. … Continue reading New Home Sales published by HUD.Gov

St. Louis housing market: where thankfully houses can still become homes and the American dream remains within reach

Affordability and quality of life continue to hit home for St. Louis buyers St. Louis, MO/December 2, 2017 (STL.News) – The St. Louis Realtors Association distributed a press release, November 22, 2017 offering the following information. If you’re looking for reasons to be thankful this holiday season, one of the best ones might be right at … Continue reading St. Louis housing market: where thankfully houses can still become homes and the American dream remains within reach

St. Louis housing market reflects stability and affordability amid consistent growth

St. Louis Housing Market – Median sales price up 5 percent at $178,250 ST. LOUIS, MO/November 3, 2017 (STLRealEstate.News) – The September numbers are in, and the St. Louis housing market has once again exceeded expectations as the median price of homes sold increased 5 percent from $169,900 in September 2016 to $178,250 this year. This according … Continue reading St. Louis housing market reflects stability and affordability amid consistent growth

Home sales in Houston take 25 percent hit due to Harvey

  HOUSTON/September 13, 2017 (AP) (StlRealEstate.News) — Statistics from the Houston Association of Realtors show the Houston area’s real estate market, which had been on track for a record year, has been hammered by Tropical Storm Harvey. The sales organization reports the 7,077 sales for August represents a more than 25 percent drop from the same month … Continue reading Home sales in Houston take 25 percent hit due to Harvey

Survey Finds Debt is No. 1 Cause of Financial Stress for the Second Consecutive Year

LOS ANGELES/ Sept. 6, 2017 (StlRealEstate.News) — The prospect of paying off debt remains the No. 1 cause of financial stress in the U.S., found a new survey by personal finance website GOBankingRates. Everyday costs (like groceries and utilities) and the cost of healthcare follow closely behind as the second- and third-greatest financial concerns among Americans. … Continue reading Survey Finds Debt is No. 1 Cause of Financial Stress for the Second Consecutive Year