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Skyscrapers, Home Values and the Trump Effect

Redefy Real Estate housing news 11-28-2016 values Skysccraper by Max Toughey

Redefy Housing News 11-28-2016

This week in housing news you can use, a prefab skyscraper sets the stage for more affordable housing, low-income housing and home values square off, the President-Elect’s impact on 2017 real estate, and a broccoli swamp takes center stage.
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Candidates, Snails and Plungers: Housing News 7.25.16

Candidates, snails and plungers: Housing news 072516 olympic housing pic by ny daily news
Australia’s team refuses to move into substandard housing. Photo: NY Daily News

This week in housing news, first-time buyers show up in a big way, athletes refuse to move in, snails set the pace for affordable housing, politicians avoid the housing topic, we’re partying like it’s 2007 and Pokestops become home features. Continue reading Candidates, Snails and Plungers: Housing News 7.25.16

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Affordable Housing Growth Lags Due to Fees

Housing markets across the country are in need of affordable housing. Builders want to grow that sector, but they can’t. The reason? Rising regulatory fees.

The National Association of Home Builders’ latest study shows that, on average, government regulations account for 24.3 percent of the final house price. The disposable income per capita rose 14.4 percent between their 2011 and 2016 surveys, but regulation costs have risen more than twice as fast. Builders say they simply can’t build single-family homes that fall below FHA loan limits in many counties.

 

Redefy Affordable Housing Growth Lags Due to Fees
Source: National Association of Home Builders

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