Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Real Estate Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Real Estate | Thinking of Buying in a Golf Community? Advertisement Supported by ByShivani Vora March 9, 2019 It is a buyer’s market for consumers interested in buying property in a golf community, whether a hotel resort with residences or a residential-only development. Gregory Nathan, the chief business officer for the National Golf Foundation, a golf market research provider, said that a building boom from 1986 to 2006 produced a flood of homes at top-quality golf courses, mostly in the United States but internationally, too. “There is still plenty of supply to spare, and the competition among golf communities to woo buyers is fierce,” he said. While interest in golf community homes waned after the 2008 recession, that is no longer the case, said Gregory Daco, the chief United States … [Read more...] about Thinking of Buying in a Golf Community?
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Valerie Lai, NerdWallet Published 12:00 pm PST, Wednesday, January 23, 2019 FILE-- As San Francisco’s cool neighbor, Oakland may offer slightly more affordable home prices, but they’re still jaw-droppingly expensive by most standards. According to Zillow, the median home value is $741,900. less FILE-- As San Francisco’s cool neighbor, Oakland may offer slightly more affordable home prices, but they’re still jaw-droppingly expensive by most standards. According to Zillow, the median home value is ... more Photo: Jessica Christian / The Chronicle Buy photo Photo: Jessica Christian / The Chronicle Image 1 of / 19 Caption Close Image 1 of 19 FILE-- As San Francisco’s cool neighbor, Oakland may offer slightly more affordable home prices, but … [Read more...] about How I Bought a Home in Oakland
PUBLISHED: 09:00 20 October 2018 Jessica Frank-Keyes Wells Quay bathed in sunshine. Picture: Ian Burt Government figures reveal a third of all properties bought in north Norfolk in 2017-18 were second homes. JESSICA FRANK-KEYES looks into the effect this rise has had on the area’s coastal communities With its breath-taking coastline, wide open skies, stunning countryside and charming towns and villages, North Norfolk is regarded as one of Britain’s most well-loved destinations.Paradoxically, the district’s appeal is also the source of one of its biggest problems.A growing rise in second home ownership is forcing up house prices, leading to many who grew up here to be driven out of the communities they’ve called home. New figures reveal that a third of all houses bought in North Norfolk last year were second homes or buy-to-let properties.MP Norman Lamb. Picture: DENISE BRADLEYNorth Norfolk’s Liberal Democrat MP Norman Lamb … [Read more...] about MP criticises ‘shocking’ 25pc rise in second homes bought in north Norfolk in the past year
PUBLISHED: 09:40 28 September 2018 Caroline Culot St Giles Street apartment, for sale. Pic: www.muskermcintyre.co.uk What can you buy for £250,000 or less? Property editor Caroline Culot selects her best buys from around the region with that price tag. St Giles Street apartment, for sale. Pic: www.muskermcintyre.co.ukSt Giles Street apartment, for sale. Pic: www.muskermcintyre.co.ukSt Giles Street apartment, for sale. Pic: www.muskermcintyre.co.ukYarmouth Road, Norwich, for sale. Pic: www.abbottts.co.ukYarmouth Road, Norwich, for sale. Pic: www.abbottts.co.ukYarmouth Road, Norwich, for sale. Pic: www.abbottts.co.ukThere are currently over 4000 houses on the market within this price tag - and don’t forget you don’t pay any stamp duty on houses for sale up to £125,000 and then only 2 per cent on the next £125,000 - so a house costing £250,000 is going to mean £2500 in tax.Here are some of my favourites currently for … [Read more...] about Looking to buy a home with £250,000 or less? Here are some of Norfolk’s best property buys.
Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Tim Logan Globe Staff August 29, 2018 Anyone who’s bought a home in Greater Boston during the last few years might describe the experience as brutal. Unrelenting demand and a tight supply have made buying options scarce and competition ruthless, driving prices into record-high territory.But as the summer housing market starts to give way to fall, there are signs that the pressure might be easing — if ever so slightly.The number of homes and condominiums sold in the region climbed 6 percent in July compared with the same month last year, according to data from the Greater Boston Association of Realtors, just the second monthly increase this year. The number of homes newly listed for sale has climbed four months in a row, suggesting that homeowners are more willing to test the market and give would-be buyers something to look at. Meanwhile, some of those … [Read more...] about For Boston-area home buyers, slight signs of relief