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Live in Culpeper County? Thinking about doing business there? Take note that tax increases are set to take effect there on July 1, 2012. Culpeper County and the Town of Culpeper have imposed new taxes on a number of folks, … Continue reading
According to this story from the Washington Post, a survey of real estate agents conducted by the Federal Reserve states that a majority of those survey expressed optimism about the Virginia housing market.
There is a story of a cartoon floating around in builder circles that features a builder praying something along the lines of, “Please give me one more recovery, and I pray not to mess it up this time.” Well, that … Continue reading
According to this story in the Washington Post, builder confidence is higher than it has been in five years. We continue to see signs, statistical and anecdotal, that things are improving. That means two things: 1. now is not the … Continue reading
The laws of economics know no international boundaries. Supply and demand works the same in the United States as it does in Australia. With that in mind, you ought to check out this story from South Australia.
What is the best way to make sure private firms do not invest in a particular industry? Take the profit out of it. That is exactly what some politicians in Delaware are doing by trying to impose rent controls on … Continue reading
So says this article. It is a shame that some want to embark on policies that could potentially scare scarce investment away from manufactured housing and that are detrimental to the creation of additional affordable housing choices for everyone. Housing … Continue reading
According to the Manufactured Housing Institute, shipments of manufactured homes for March, 2012 were up 16.4% from the same month one year ago. While this is welcome news, there is one nugget of concern in the information: The seasonally adjusted … Continue reading
That’s the word, according to this AGBeat article. The article points out that home prices and rents are on the rise again, and it also points out that the single-family housing market is in recovery mode: “The single-family market has … Continue reading