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David Madden - London treats housing as investment instead of homes

'London now treats housing as an investment instead of as homes. If housing only responds to market signals, then it's only going to be for people who ca
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Housing a Basic Need - Minister Ekandjo - AllAfrica.com

Housing a Basic Need - Minister Ekandjo - AllAfrica.com | Building Industry | Scoop.it
Housing a Basic Need - Minister EkandjoAllAfrica.comKeetmanshoop — The Minister of Regional and Local Government, Housing and Rural Development, Jerry Ekandjo, on Saturday called for collaboration between the central government and local authorities.
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Small Kitchen Remodeling Ideas

There are several small kitchen-remodeling ideas worth considering. A small kitchen needs design to fit a family’s individual need.
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US home sales drop 5.4 pct., fewest since October - Kansas City Star

US home sales drop 5.4 pct., fewest since October - Kansas City Star | Building Industry | Scoop.it
US home sales drop 5.4 pct., fewest since OctoberKansas City StarThe June drop in completed re-sales contrasts with more encouraging data that show gains in new residential construction, higher builder confidence and more signed contracts to buy...
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New Statement by Acting U.S. Commerce Secretary Rebecca Blank on New Residential Construction in June 20

Housing starts in June 2012 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 760,000, up 6.9 percent from May’s revised estimate and up 23.6 percent from June 2011.
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Housing Agency to Sell More Troubled Loans - Wall Street Journal

Housing Agency to Sell More Troubled Loans - Wall Street Journal | Building Industry | Scoop.it
Wall Street JournalHousing Agency to Sell More Troubled LoansWall Street JournalBy NICK TIMIRAOS The Federal Housing Administration, struggling to manage a growing glut of delinquent home mortgages, plans to ramp up sales of the loans to investors,...
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Analysis: Housing uptick bodes well for timber stocks - Reuters

Analysis: Housing uptick bodes well for timber stocks - Reuters | Building Industry | Scoop.it
Analysis: Housing uptick bodes well for timber stocksReutersBy Ernest Scheyder (Reuters) - A recent increase in housing activity augurs well for timber producers like Weyerhaeuser Co (WY.N) and Plum Creek Timber Co (PCL.N), which are benefiting...
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US Agency to Sell Off Loans to Stem Foreclosures - New York Times

US Agency to Sell Off Loans to Stem Foreclosures - New York Times | Building Industry | Scoop.it
Wall Street JournalUS Agency to Sell Off Loans to Stem ForeclosuresNew York TimesIn a move intended to prevent foreclosure for thousands of homeowners and shed some seriously delinquent home loans, the Federal Housing Administration will sell off ...
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Expert Says Housing Market Will Continue to Rebound - Patch.com

Expert Says Housing Market Will Continue to Rebound - Patch.com | Building Industry | Scoop.it
Expert Says Housing Market Will Continue to ReboundPatch.comBased on the recovering economy, the leader of RE/MAX recently predicted a continued rebound in the nation's housing market this year.
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Friday Links: Young people turn to rental housing

Friday Links: Young people turn to rental housing | Building Industry | Scoop.it
Housing starts remain at 15-year lows, bumping along near the same levels they reached in early 2009 following the financial crisis. MSNBC reported that the latest starts data capped off “a grim year” although the starts totals ...
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Housing market may be set for turnaround - CBS News

Housing market may be set for turnaround - CBS News | Building Industry | Scoop.it
Housing market may be set for turnaroundCBS NewsWith real estate reports out this week showing that 2012 could be the year when the housing market begins to recover, fresh data offers more reason for cautious optimism.
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Bottom Line - Housing ends year on strong note, but prices still falling

Bottom Line - Housing ends year on strong note, but prices still falling | Building Industry | Scoop.it
The housing market ended the year on a positive note with strong sales in December, but a glut of unsold homes will likely push prices lower through much of this year, forecasters said Friday. Sales of existing homes hit an ...
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US Housing Market Sales of Existing Homes Slow Growth, Price Declines Moderating - The Market Oracle

Sunshine SlateUS Housing Market Sales of Existing Homes Slow Growth, Price Declines ModeratingThe Market OracleThese strong negative undercurrents in the housing market and absence of support from strong labor market conditions will continue to...
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Jacksonville Interior Remodeling - Kitchens & Bathrooms

Jacksonville Interior Remodeling - Kitchens & Bathrooms | Building Industry | Scoop.it
Learn how Galaxy Builders make your interior remodeling project a pleasure. For kitchen remodeling and bathroom remodeling, contact Galaxy Builders. (Let Galaxy Builders make your kitchen and bath #remodeling project a pleasure.
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NYC Needs Housing for 40000 as New Storms Bear Down - Businessweek

NYC Needs Housing for 40000 as New Storms Bear Down - Businessweek | Building Industry | Scoop.it
CBC.caNYC Needs Housing for 40000 as New Storms Bear DownBusinessweek“We don't have a lot of empty housing in this city, so it's really a problem,” the mayor said yesterday in a news briefing at City Hall.
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Builders and social media: What's all the buzz about? - Chicago Tribune

Builders and social media: What's all the buzz about? - Chicago Tribune | Building Industry | Scoop.it
Chicago TribuneBuilders and social media: What's all the buzz about?
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Got any favorite Remodeling Blogs?

Got any favorite Remodeling Blogs? | Building Industry | Scoop.it
I was browsing and just fell in love with The Lettered Cottage (http://theletteredcottage.net/) when I saw this: http://www.houzz.com/photos/379584/Reading-Room-Redo---The-Lettered-Cottage-otherAny favorites you ...
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Facebook CEO gets super-low 1% rate on home refinancing

Facebook CEO gets super-low 1% rate on home refinancing | Building Industry | Scoop.it
Mark Zuckerberg's sweet refi deal: Is this why it's called 'the one percent'?
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Cities struggle with blighted bank-owned homes - Reuters

Cities struggle with blighted bank-owned homes - Reuters | Building Industry | Scoop.it
Cities struggle with blighted bank-owned homesReutersAnd in a cruel twist that underscores the connection between the housing meltdown and the fiscal crisis afflicting many local governments, the city of Los Angeles lacks the wherewithal to force ...
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Discussion: Is the Housing Market Bottoming Out? - Wall Street Journal (blog)

Discussion: Is the Housing Market Bottoming Out? - Wall Street Journal (blog) | Building Industry | Scoop.it
Wall Street Journal (blog)Discussion: Is the Housing Market Bottoming Out?Wall Street Journal (blog)By S. Mitra Kalita Has the housing market hit bottom? It depends on where you are – and whom you ask.
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Obama Administration Releases May Housing Scorecard | RISMedia

Obama Administration Releases May Housing Scorecard | RISMedia | Building Industry | Scoop.it
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Department of the Treasury has released the May edition of the Obama Administration's.
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NAHB: Remodeling Market Index Rises to Five-Year High

RT @ISS_Software: Remodeling Market Index Rises to Five-Year High http://t.co/7OZh7iiv...
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Finding a Reliable Builder or Remodeler | Conner Remodeling and ...

Finding a Reliable Builder or Remodeler | Conner Remodeling and ... | Building Industry | Scoop.it
Once you've decided to remodel or upgrade your home, the search is on for a contractor or remodeler that'll get the job done on time, within budget and to your.
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Remodeling Trend is Good News for Home Depot and Lowes - Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Remodeling Trend is Good News for Home Depot and Lowes - Wall St. Cheat Sheet | Building Industry | Scoop.it
Remodeling Trend is Good News for Home Depot and LowesWall St.
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HOUSING RECOVERY? - ChartWatchers - StockCharts.com Blogs

HOUSING RECOVERY? - ChartWatchers - StockCharts.com Blogs | Building Industry | Scoop.it
The market rally on Wednesday was driven in part by a surge in housing stocks, which was triggered by a favorable housing report. Since the fundamentals of the housing market are not too thrilling, regardless of short-term ...
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